• Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
  • Making Stories Magazine 11
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Making Stories Magazine 11

€25.50

A creative magazine for contemporary knitters from the makers of the lovely knitting books Woods, Breeze and Jewels..

136 pages, in english.

Official release date: March 13th, 2024. Please note that this magazine is on pre-order, and will be shipped with the rest of your order from March 6th, 2024.

Description

"With Making Stories Magazine, we strive to feature companies and makers who focus on sustainability, transparency, fairness and equity in their work. We love telling their stories and hope to inspire and enable crafters to make conscious and informed decisions about the materials they use and companies they support."

With designs ranging from sweet colorwork to intricate texture, blending geometric lace with soothing stockinette, and throwing in a few cables and swooping silhouettes for good measure –  Issue 11 features 12 knitwear patterns for garments and accessories that are as perfect for a day exploring the seashore as they are for daily life.

Designs by:

Audrey Borrego, Imke von Nathusius, Jenn Lampen, Jule Kebelmann, Katrine Birkenwasser, Lindsey Fowler, Louisa Gauge, Marina Skua, Natalia Milas, Regina Wimmer, Sidney Rakotoarivelo, and Tania Dejoie

Contribution by:

Liza Laird

Find out more about this magazine and the patterns knitted in our yarns in our blog post.

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To knit the Making Waves sweater in Gilliatt by Jule Kebelmann (pictures 2 & 3), you will need:

Sizes

1 (2, 3, 4, 5) [6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Finished bust circumference: 110.5 (121, 126, 137, 142) [152.5, 158, 168.5, 173.5, 184] cm / 43.5 (47.5, 49.5, 54, 56) [60, 62.25, 66.25, 68.25, 72.5]” - recommended to be worn with 34 cm / 13.5” of positive ease at the bust.

Yarn

De Rerum Natura Gilliatt (100% French Merinos d'Arles and black merino from Portugal; 250 metres / 273 yards per 100g) : 4 (5, 5, 5, 5) [6, 6, 6, 6,7] balls OR 980 (1030, 1090, 1170, 1225) [1275, 1345, 1390, 1440,1555] metres / 1075 (1130, 1195, 1280, 1340) [1390, 1470, 1520, 1580, 1700] yards

Sample shown is knit in colourway "argile". Francesca wears a size 3 with 16 cm / 6.25" of positive ease.

Needles

4 mm / US 6 circular needle with a cable length of at least 100 cm / 40” (or needle size to obtain gauge)

3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle with a cable length of at least 100 cm / 40” (or needle size to obtain gauge)

3 mm / US 2.5 circular needle with a cable length of at least 100 cm / 40” (or needle size to obtain gauge)

This pattern uses the magic loop technique.

Gauge

19 sts x 28 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in stockinette stitch and charted patterns, on largest needle, after blocking)

24 sts x 26 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in twisted stitch patterns, on largest needle, after blocking)

22 sts x 30 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round, in 2x2 ribbing, on second largest needle, after blocking)

Notions

• Darning needle

• Crochet hook 3 mm / D-3

• Scrap yarn in contrasting colour

• Stitch markers / removable stitch markers

• Tape measure

SKILLS & TECHNIQUES

• Wrap & Turn Short Rows

• Provisional Tubular Cast-on for 2x2 ribbing

• Tubular Bind-Off for 2x2 ribbing

• Picking up stitches from bind-off edge

• Twisted stitches

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To knit the Palm Oasis Tee-Shirt in Antigone by Tania Dejoie (pictures 4 & 5), you will need:

SIZES

1 (2, 3, 4, 5) [6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Finished bust circumference: 83.5 (96.5, 102.75, 109.25, 115.75) [128.5, 135, 141.5, 154.25, 160.75] cm / 32.75 (38, 40.5, 43, 45.5) [50.5, 53.25, 55.75, 60.75, 63.25]” – recommended to be worn with 5-12 cm / 2-4.75” of positive ease at the bust.

YARN

De Rerum Natura Antigone (100% ecological linen grown in Normandy, France; 260 metres / 284 yards per 100 g): 4 (5, 5, 6, 7) [7, 7, 8, 8, 9] balls OR 930 (1060, 1215, 1340, 1565) [1725, 1785, 1970, 2060, 2255] metres / 1015 (1160, 1330, 1465, 1710) [1885, 1950, 2155, 2255, 2465] yards

Sample shown is knit in colourway "libellule". Francesca wears a size 3 with 7.25 cm / 2.75” of negative ease at the bust.

NEEDLES

3.25 mm / US 3 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” (or needle size to obtain cable gauge)

2.75 mm / US 2 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” (or needle size to obtain lace gauge)

2.25 mm / US 1 circular needle with a cable length of at least 80 cm / 32” (or needle 2-3 sizes smaller than needle used for cable gauge)

You will also need the needle sizes above in your preferred format for small-circumference knitting.

GAUGE

28 sts x 40 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round in cable pattern on largest needle, after blocking)

28 sts x 40 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” (in the round in lace pattern on middle needle, after blocking)

NOTIONS

• Blocking tools (blocking mats, t-pins, blocking wires)

• Cable needle

• 3.25 mm / US D crochet hook

• Darning needle

• Scrap yarn

• Stitch markers

• Tape measure

SKILLS & TECHNIQUES

• Provisional Cast-On

• Reading your knitting

• Cables

• Lace

• Tubular Bind-Off

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