Light Nunthorpe Evening Shawl by Emma Sadler

Light Nunthorpe Evening Shawl by Emma Sadler

Light Nunthorpe Evening Shawl Emma Sadler

There is a little bit of a story behind the name of Nunthorpe Evening shawl which is a hap style shawl.

Recently I was at my local WI meeting and I was nervously stood at the front of this group of very talented ladies talking about how I design knitting patterns. This shawl was my current WIP and although it was still in the early stages, it created a lot of interest as I sat knitting it that evening. So I decided to name the shawl after the group – Nunthorpe Evening.

It has a traditional half-hap construction, with a garter stitch centre panel. This is surrounded by a much tighter, Shetland version of Feather and Fan stitch, finished off with a delicate lace edging. As the sections are joined by picking up and knitting or knitting stitches together, there is no sewing up to do to join the three sections.

The whole shawl uses 65g of mohair and silk blend laceweight yarn. I used Drops Kid Silk but it would look lovely in a different lace yarn.

The pattern includes a schematic, written and charted instructions. It has been professionally tech edited as well as test knitted.

About the Light Nunthorpe Evening Shawl Pattern

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Heartwarming Hayling Island Shawl Pattern Information

Published inEmma Sadler’s Ravelry Store
CraftKnitting
CategoryAccessories – Shawl / Wrap
PublishedSeptember 2016
Suggested YarnRico Design Baby Classic 4 Ply
Yarn WeightFingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
Gauge/Tension17 stitches and 35 rows = 10 cm in Garter stitch
Needle Size US 8 – 5.0 mm
Yardage 960 – 100 yards (878 – 91 m)
Sizes AvailableOne size
LanguagesEnglish
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As always, when I’m knitting for the knitworthy members of my family or dear friends, I consider how they’re going to wear it, wash it, the colours they love and what styles they wear.

” a hap is an old Scottish word that means to wrap oneself up warmly “

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Crave-worthy Julestrompes Christmas Stockings by Emma Sadler

Crave-worthy Julestrompes Christmas Stockings by Emma Sadler

Crave-worthy Julestrompes Christmas Stockings Emma Sadler

These Christmas stockings are knitted using Cascade Yarns Heritage Solid in red, green and white. They use a cuff down and heel cuff method of sock knitting with Scandinavian style motifs. The toe is finished using Kitchener stitch for which there is a link to a video tutorial.

The pattern includes instructions to make four styles of Christmas stockings.

Christmas Stockings Variations One and Two use stranded colour work to create the motifs, these could be mixed and matched to create more possibilities.

Christmas Stockings Variations Three and Four use stripes for more of a candy cane effect. You will be able to make all four stockings from the three skeins of yarn.

The instructions for the stockings include charts for the motifs as well as written instructions.

The Christmas Stockings will look fabulous on the mantelpiece as decorations for your Christmas festivities. You could even hide a small gift or two in them. A real heirloom gift to pass down through the family and one that will be much treasured by the recipients.

The pattern includes a schematic, written and charted instructions. It has been professionally tech edited as well as test knitted.

About the Julestrompes Christmas Stockings

Heritage Solids & Quatro by Cascade Yarns ® Fingering / 4 ply – 75% Merino, 25% Nylon – 400 meters / 100 grams. I used a single skein each of three colours red, green and white.

The stockings are knitted cuff down with a proper heel flap and will hold a number of small gifts or other fun surprises.

The stranded colourwork motifs could be mixed and matched easily to create an extra stocking or two for larger families. You don’t have to stick to red, white and greenn. You could choose colours based on the college they’re attending, favourite sports teams or Harry Potter house colours. Have fun with it and make them with lots of love.

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Swoon – Julestrompes Christmas Stockings Pattern Information

Published inEmma Sadler’s Ravelry Store
CraftKnitting
CategoryDecorative – Christmas Stocking
PublishedNovember 2016
Suggested Yarn Cascade Yarns ® Heritage Solids & Quatro
Yarn Weight 36 stitches and 36 rows = 10 cm in Stocking Stitch in the round
Gauge/Tension17 stitches and 35 rows = 10 cm in Garter stitch
Needle Size US 2½ – 3.0 mm
Yardage 107 – 430 yards (98 – 393 m)
Sizes AvailableOne size
LanguagesEnglish
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As always, when I’m knitting for the knitworthy members of my family or dear friends, I consider how they’re going to wear it, wash it, the colours they love and what styles they wear.

“Eat, Sleep, Knit.

Repeat”

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Heartwarming Hayling Island Shawl by Emma Sadler

Heartwarming Hayling Island Shawl by Emma Sadler

Heartwarming Hayling Island Shawl Emma Sadler

This shawl was designed for my Mum’s 70th birthday present. She lives on the south coast of England on a small island – Hayling Island. She is allergic to some natural fibres and so I decided to use soft acrylic baby yarn for her.

It has a traditional half-hap construction, with a garter stitch central panel. This is surrounded by a border and finished off with a delicate lace edging. The colours and shapes remind me of the Island; the dark blue of the centre and edging represents the sea which surrounds the beige of the sand and pebbles on the shore, the green of the countryside and the light blue and white of the sky.

The whole shawl uses 175g of 4ply baby yarn, of which 110g was the MC used for the central triangle and lace. The border section is ideal for using up small amounts from stash. You could chose to use more or less colours.

The pattern includes a schematic, written and charted instructions. It has been professionally tech edited as well as test knitted.

About the Heartwarming Hayling Island Shawl Pattern

The Cowl comes in one size and uses 150g approx of sport weight and around 25g of lace weight. I combined a smooth sport weight with a mohair lace weight to add a textural element as well as a change in colours.

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Heartwarming Hayling Island Shawl Pattern Information

Published inEmma Sadler’s Ravelry Store
CraftKnitting
CategoryAccessories – Shawl / Wrap
PublishedSeptember 2016
Suggested YarnRico Design Baby Classic 4 Ply
Yarn WeightFingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
Gauge/Tension17 stitches and 35 rows = 10 cm in Garter stitch
Needle Size US 8 – 5.0 mm
Yardage 960 – 100 yards (878 – 91 m)
Sizes AvailableOne size
LanguagesEnglish
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As always, when I’m knitting for the knitworthy members of my family or dear friends, I consider how they’re going to wear it, wash it, the colours they love and what styles they wear.

“Eat, Sleep, Knit.

Repeat”

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Captivating Cumulus Cloud Wrap Emma Sadler

Captivating Cumulus Cloud Wrap Emma Sadler

Captivating Cumulus Cloud Wrap Emma Sadler

I designed the Cumulous Cloud Wrap / shawl with the spring clouds in mind, the way they seem to be almost not there one moment and then thick and fluffy the next. I love the interesting shapes they make in the sky and they way puff and billow across the sun so you can be in dazzling sunlight one moment and in the darkest shade the next.

First published in Knit Now magazine, the wrap is knitted from bottom up and flat; there is no shaping or picking up stitches and it uses a garter stitch base so its perfect for knitters who are new to lace shawls. The pattern is worked over four rows with a change of yarn after each repeat. The two different weights of yarn creates an interesting drape as well as adding a sense of drama to the shawl.

It is one size and takes approx 150g of sport weight yarn and 25g of lace weight.

The pattern has been Tech Edited and Tested.

About the Cumulus Cloud Wrap Pattern

The Cowl comes in one size and uses 150g approx of sport weight and around 25g of lace weight. I combined a smooth sport weight with a mohair lace weight to add a textural element as well as a change in colours.

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Captivating Cumulus Cloud Wrap Pattern Information

Published inEmma Sadler’s Ravelry Store
CraftKnitting
CategoryAccessories – Shawl / Wrap
PublishedJuly 2017
Suggested YarnDebbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino and Debbie Bliss Angel
Yarn WeightSport / 5 ply (12 wpi)
Gauge/Tension11 stitches and 12 rows = 10 cm in Wrap pattern
Needle SizeUS 11 – 8.0 mm
Yardage390 – 590 yards (357 – 539 m)
Sizes AvailableOne size
LanguagesEnglish
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As always, when I’m knitting for the knitworthy members of my family or dear friends, I consider how they’re going to wear it, wash it, the colours they love and what styles they wear.

“Eat, Sleep, Knit.

Repeat”

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Speedy Scarborough Fair Cowl – Emma Sadler

Speedy Scarborough Fair Cowl – Emma Sadler

Scarborough Fair Cowl Pattern by Emma Sadler Designs

This cowl was designed in the same weekend that I ran the Yorkshire Coast 10k race in Scarborough. The weather wasn’t particularly great after a storm had hit overnight and so the sea was quite rough. The view from the top of the cliffs, down over the sea and looking towards the fair made me think of the wavy lines in this pattern.

The Scarborough Fair Cowl is a fast knit, worked in the round, with the lace worked on odd numbered rounds and all even numbered rounds just knit across. There is a section of garter stitch at the top and the bottom to prevent curling.

The cowl pattern has a small and a large version. The large cowl will take a full skein of yarn and the small cowl around half a skein. There is a chart for the lace as well as written instructions and it includes a schematic.

All my patterns have been tech edited and test knitted.

Thank you to my tech editor – Tabatha Thomas Studio

About the Scarborough Fair Cowl Pattern

The Cowl comes in two sizes:

  • Small: 48cm (19in) circumference by 19cm (7.5in)
  • Large: 96cm (38in) circumference by 19cm (7.5in)
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Speedy Scarborough Fair Cowl Pattern Information

Published inEmma Sadler’s Ravelry Store
CraftKnitting
CategoryAccessories – Cowl
PublishedNovember 2017
Suggested YarnCascade Yarns ® 220 Superwash
Yarn WeightWorsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)
Gauge/Tension18 stitches and 34 rows = 10 cm in Stocking Stich
Needle SizeUS 8 – 5.0 mm
Yardage120 – 220 yards (110 – 201 m)
Sizes Available Small: 48cm (19in) circumference by 19cm (7.5in) Large: 96cm (38in) circumference by 19cm (7.5in)
LanguagesEnglish
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As always, when I’m knitting for the knitworthy members of my family or dear friends, I consider how they’re going to wear it, wash it, the colours they love and what styles they wear.

“Eat, Sleep, Knit.

Repeat”

See our other patterns

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