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Madrona Patterns

Firethorn Shawl

by Skacel Knitting

Not a purl stitch in sight! This reversible garter stitch shawl features bands of modest lace and a playful asymmetrical shape, perfect for both beginners and experienced knitters! Using just one cake of HiKoo® Madrona, this cozy accessory knits up in no time on US 7 needles! The baby alpaca, merino, and viscose blend create a lustrous fabric nearly as soft as cashmere, with exceptional drape and stitch definition.

The shape is achieved by increasing and decreasing simultaneously on the RS rows and increasing on the WS rows, so one stitch is increased every 2 rows. This method creates a gently tilted triangle shape perfect for wrapping effortlessly around your neck. A sturdy i-cord edge is worked on both sides and the shawl is then finished with a picot bind off.

SIZE: One Size, Width – 16” (40.6cm), Length – 51” (129.5cm)

Madrona by HiKoo® 30% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino Wool, 20% Bamboo Viscose, 20% Nylon; 460yds/100g cake (1 cake)
Shown Color: #1410 Firethorn Berry

• 4.5mm (approx. US 7) skacel by addi® 24” circular needle (or size necessary to obtain gauge)
• Locking stitch markers, Blocking materials, Scissors

GAUGE: 20 sts x 20 rows = 4” (10cm) in in Garter Stitch; (getting the exact gauge is not required, but if your gauge is much larger or smaller, it will affect the yardage used)

Waffle Cookie Socks

by The Chilly Dog

These sweet socks are knit from the toe up, with Japanese short row toes and heels, and mirrored textured and lacy, waffle-like stitchwork on the foot and leg.

This pattern is written in needle neutral terms and can be worked on dpns or circular needles with your favorite small circumference circular knitting method.

What to Expect: basic knit and purl stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, basic lace, small circumference knitting in the round
Construction and Shaping: toe-up, provisional cast on, short row toe, short row heel
Yarn Weight: 1 - Super Fine
Recommended Yarn: HiKoo Madrona (shown in color #1408 Glacial Ice)
Recommended Needle Size: US size 1.5 (2.5 mm) dpns or circular needles
Finished Measurements: Women’s XS (S, M, L)

sock circumference - 6 1/4 (7 1/8, 8, 8 7/8) inches
sock foot length -7 3/4 (8 5/8, 9 1/2, 10 3/8) inches
sock leg height from floor - 8 1/8 (8 1/2, 8 5/8, 8 3/4) inches

Marled Maple Cowl

Upsize sock-weight HiKoo® Madrona by holding it double-stranded throughout this playfully marled and striped tubular cowl. This piece has no wrong side because it’s worked in the round, and cleverly placed grafting makes for a completely invisible seam and a piece that looks great from all sides.

The yarn is held double-stranded throughout, making it twice as cozy! Before beginning, separate each cake into halves so you have 4 separate cakes to work with. This way, when working with one solid color, you can easily hold two separate strands of the same color. Follow the Jogless Stripe technique on page 2 to keep the transitions in between rounds more fluid.

SIZE: One Size, Height – 8.5” (21.5cm), Circumference – 26” (66cm)

YARN: Madrona by HiKoo® 30% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino Wool, 20% Bamboo Viscose, 20% Nylon; 460yds/100g cake (1 cake each, 2 colors)
Color A: #1413 Ferrous Clay & Color B: #1415 Semolina Flour

• 5mm (approx. US 8) skacel by addi® 16” circular needle (or size necessary to obtain gauge)
• Crochet Hook in similar size for Provisional CO
• Scrap yarn in contrasting color for Provisional CO
• Tapestry needle and Scissors

20 sts x 20 rows = 4” 10cm in Stockinette after blocking

Candleholder Cowl

A little bit of this, and a little bit of that, this charming sampler cowl has a little bit of everything all with only one cake of HiKoo® Madrona! Designed with all skill levels in mind, comprising tried-and-true knits, purls, simple lace stitches, as well as a few distinctive techniques.

You can’t burn a candle at both ends, so have a seat, and let the Candleholder Cowl help you unwind and relax, with a rhythmic and engaging set of stitch patterns. By the end, you’ll have a charming, cozy cowl to help bring you through all of the changes of the seasons.

This pattern is available in written and charted instructions.

One Size
Height – 11” (28cm)
Circumference – 26” (66cm)

YARN: Madrona by HiKoo® 30% Baby Alpaca, 30% Merino Wool, 20% Bamboo Viscose, 20% Nylon; 460yds/100g cake (1 cake)
Color: #1406 Sound Seaways

• Smaller Needle – 2.5mm (approx. US 1) skacel by addi® 20” circular needle (or size necessary to obtain gauge)
• Larger Needle – 3.25mm (approx. US 3) skacel by addi® 20” circular needle (or size necessary to obtain gauge)
• Up to 14 stitch marker (1 unique)
• Tapestry needle and Scissors

24 sts x 36 rows = 4” 10cm in Stockinette on larger needle after blocking

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