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No Need to Panic Sweater

Does the thought of knitting yourself a sweater throw you into a panic? Well, this one's for you.  Knit in a DK weight yarn with an easy to knit textured yoke and two sleeve lengths, this top-down sweater will soon be the go-to top in your wardrobe.

Materials: 1125-2250 yds of DK weight yarn (slightly less for short-sleeved versions). US 6/4.0mm circular needle. 

Released

Mar 2022

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Snark-o-meter

The Snark-o-meter is a design for a rectangular shawl, approx. 20” wide and approx. 64” long, using a four skein set of fingering weight yarn. 

Materials: 4 skeins of fingering weight yarn (approx. 375 yds/skein).  US 6/4.0mm, 24-40"/60-100cm circular needle.

Released

July 2021

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Raspberry Cordial

A  mini MKAL in collaboration with Lady Dye, celebrating Anne of Green Gables. 

 

Materials: One skein (400 yds) of fingering weight yarn, and 2 mini-skeins. of 80 yds each and a US 6 circular needles (24" or greater).

Released:

Mar 2021

Ric Rac Shawl

Ric Rac Shawl

This is a boomerang shaped shawl, 65” long by 35” at the final border. It is not difficult (intermediate -advanced beginner.) You hold your yarns together and knit every 10 rows.

Materials
Two skeins of fingering weight yarn, 400 yards each, no less. If you use less yarn it is at your own risk - please don’t email Sharon asking if it’s ok!
You do not need contrasting skeins for this - and feel free to use variegated, speckled or whatever you like for yarn.

US 6 - 4.0 mm

Released

May 2022

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Noncho

Launched just in time for National Bubble Tea Day, this "not a poncho" Noncho uses DK weight yarn in two (or three) colors and a US 6 circular needle. Included in the pattern are details for a fingering-weight version.  

Color A 62 (72, 80, 90)100, 105, 115 yds / 57 (66, 74, 83)92, 96, 106 m
Color B: 337 (380, 431, 485)531, 569, 625 yds / 309 (348, 394, 444)486, 521, 572 m
Color C: 225 (253, 289, 322)355, 380, 416 yds / 206 (232, 265, 295)325, 348, 381m

Released

April 2021

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Pinions

Designed to make use of a 20-25 skein mini set, Pinions is a rectangular shawl (approx 24" x 54") that can be seamed to create a poncho. 

Materials: 20-25 mini skeins totaling approximately 1400-1600 yds of fingering weight yarn. 

US 6/4.0mm 24"/40cm circular needle.

Released

Dec 2021

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Birdwatcher

After knitwear designing, this is Sharon from Security's priority.  A versatile bottom-up summer tee, with a lace panel and customizable length.

Materials: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3)3, 4, 4, 4 skeins of fingering weight yarn (400 yd skeins) and US 4 needle (32"-40" length)

Released:

Mar 2021

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Powder Wrap

The Powder Wrap was designed in Julie Asselin Nurtured in Naturel. It took approximately 840 yards (so the 900 is to be safe since it varies from yarn to yarn.) If you wish to do it in fingering weight yarn, it will require approximately 620 yards (so way less than one cone!) Julie Asselin Nurtured may be acquired here. You will want to use between a US 4-US 6 for the fingering weight version, depending on the fabric that you like. (22 sts.4” is the goal.)

Released

Feb 2021

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Little Lulu

Little Lulu is like a pretty sweatshirt that you knit. Designed to be worn with 4-8” / 10-20.5 cm of positive ease and cropped. Wear with yoga pants, jeans, or just underwear during your pandemic Zoom call, it is versatile. Knit in DK-weight yarn (1150 - 2070 yards (1052 - 1893 m) using a US 6 needle for a gauge of 21 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches.

Released

Sept. 2020

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Lady Edith cowl

Lady Edith, is the underdog of Downton Abbey, the journalist, the one who won’t take any backtalk. She’s Sharon From Security’s favorite, along with the Dowager Countess Grantham (see The Countess of Grantham Hat that was also published for Downton Abbey fans.)

Requires
375 yards of fingering weight yarn
10g mohair (these usually come in 50g hanks.)

Released

Jan 2021