Errata – Knits About Winter

Ok, so we’re not perfect – who is? Here is the errata for any misprints in the first edition of Knits About Winter. Of course, if you find any yourself, do let us know!

Update September 2019 –  A note for you Knits About Winter knitters, we’ve reprinted this book which has also meant an update to the PDF!
This second edition includes a greater range of sizes, with all garment patterns now graded for 60’’ chest. We’ve also updated the pattern text to resolve any glitches that have been flagged so far.

Please ensure you download and knit from the updated version – easily identified as ‘Second Edition’ in the PDF file name. If you’ve already redeemed your download code from your print copy, you will have received an update notification via your Ravelry inbox.
For any queries or tech support please email the team [email protected]!

All errata listed here is noted in the second edition PDF, apart from the notes marked with *, the Back instruction for Soiree, repeat note for the Sky Hill mitts, the Favourite Socks note and the Snowshoe Socks Shape toe instructions.
Happy knitting!

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PIECE ONE – Back

Set-up row 2 (RS): K26 (26, 28, 28, 30, 30) sts, place locking marker in next st, k107 (119, 131, 143, 155, 167) sts, place locking marker in last st worked, k26 (26, 28, 28, 30, 30).

Establish St st Panels
Next row (RS): K to marker, SM, [p1, k1] 6 times, p1, SM, k to end.
Next row (WS): Work all sts as they appear to end.
St st and centre ribbed panel are established for Back of Piece One. Maintain ribbed panel as set, slipping all markers as you pass them.

Rejoin Left and Right Fronts
Continue in patt as set until work measures 18.5 (18.5, 20, 21, 21, 23.5) cm / 7¼ (7¼, 7¾, 8¼, 8¼, 8¾, 9¼)” from locking stitch markers placed at neck cast off row, ending with WS Row.

Front Band
Next row (RS): K26 (26, 28, 30, 30) sts, place locking stitch marker in next st, k107 (119, 131, 143, 155, 167) sts, place locking stitch marker in last st worked, k26 (26, 28, 30, 30).
Next row (WS): Purl.

 

Eastwind

Shades:
Yarn A: Shadow DK, Frozen Earth; 4 (5, 6, 7) skeins
Yarn B: Mohair Lace, Bronte; 3 (4, 4, 5) skeins
Yarn C: Shadow DK, Down to the Wire; 1 skein

Stitch Glossary

RT: Insert needle into second st on LH needle, knit this st without slipping it off the needle. Knit first st on LH needle and slip both sts off needle.

LT: Slip 2 sts kwise, then slip them back to LH needle putting a twist into the second st (the first st being slipped back onto left-hand needle). Knit into back loop of second st on LH needle (this is the twisted st) without slipping it off the needle, knit first st and slip both sts off the needle.

RIGHT FRONT
Collar
Row 1 (RS):
Sl1 wyif, work Cable Band B, SM, patt to end.
Row 2 (WS): Sl1 wyif, patt to marker, SM, work Cable Band B, k1.

Establish Pocket

Next row (RS): Patt across 13 (18, 23, 28) sts, place locking stitch marker in next st on WS, patt across 26 sts, place a second locking stitch marker in next st on WS, patt across 13 (18, 23, 28) sts to end.

Armpit Gusset

Stitches are now increased at side seam edge, to create sleeves.

Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyif, patt to last st, PM, M1L, k1. 1 st inc

Row 2 (WS): Sl1 wyif, p to marker, SM, patt to end.

Row 3 (RS): [Patt to marker, SM] twice, M1L, k to end. 1 st inc

LEFT FRONT
Cast on for Sleeve
Rep rows 3-4 until armhole measures 20 (21.5, 24, 26.5) cm / 8 (8½, 9½, 10½)” from cable cast-on for sleeves, ending with a WS row.

Armpit Gusset

Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyif, M1R, PM, patt to end. 1 st inc

RIGHT BACK

Armpit Gusset

Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyif, M1R, PM, patt to end. 1 st inc

Shape Back Neck

Row 1 (RS): Patt to end.

Row 2 (WS): Patt to last 14 sts, w&t.

Right Back Collar

Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyif, patt to marker, SM, work Cable Band A to last st, k1.

LEFT BACK
Armpit Gusset
Row 1 (RS):
Sl1 wyif, patt to last stitch, PM, M1L, k1. 1 st inc
Row 2 (WS): Sl1 wyif, p to marker, SM, patt to end.
Row 3: [Patt to marker, SM] twice, M1L, k to end. 1 st inc
Rep rows 2-3 a further 5 times, then work row 2 only more. 69 (79, 89, 99) sts

Cast on for Sleeve
Rep rows 3-4 until armhole measures 20 (21.5, 24, 26.5) cm / 8 (8½, 9½, 10½)” from cable cast-on for sleeves, ending with a WS row.

Shape Back Neck
Rep rows 2-3 a further 3 times, PM after final w&t. 5 wrapped sts
Rep row 2 only once more.
Row 11 (RS): Patt to end, concealing wraps and slipping markers as you pass them.

COLLAR
Row 1 (RS):
Sl1 wyif, work Cable Band B, SM, patt to end.
Row 2 (WS):
Sl1 wyif, patt to marker, SM, work Cable Band B, k1.

Favourite Socks *

GUSSET
Pick Up Gusset (RS): K12 (13, 13, 15, 15) heel sts, PM for new beg of round, k12 (13, 13, 15, 15), pick up and knit 19 (21, 21, 23, 23) sts in the slipped sts on the right side of the heel flap, pick up and knit 1 st to close the gap between heel flap and instep, patt across 37 (37, 41, 41, 45) instep sts, pick up and knit 1 st to close the gap between heel flap and instep, pick up and knit 19 (21, 21, 23, 23) sts along left side of heel flap, k to end of round. 101 (107, 111, 119, 123) sts

Frost

Notch Decrease Row (RS): K to 2 sts before marker, ssk, SM, DRS, SM, k to marker, SM, DRS, SM, k2tog, k to end. 2 sts dec

Work straight in patt for 5 rows.

Rep last 6 rows a further 8 times. 100 (108, 116, 124, 132, 140, 152) sts; 3 sts rem before first and after last marker

Armpit Notch

Next row (RS): Removing first and last markers, ssk, patt to last 2 sts, k2tog. 94 (102, 110, 118, 126, 134, 146) sts 

 

Full Moon

Use long-tail method, cast on 66 sts. Work 3 rows of rev St st, beg and ending with a k row.

Work 3 rows in rev St st, beg and ending with a p row. Cast off all sts

Written Instructions for Chart

Row 3: K2, *[sl1yo, brk] 4 times, k6, [sl1yo, brk] 3 times; rep from *to last 4 sts, sl1yo, brk, k2.

Row 67: K2, *[sl1yo, brk] 4 times, k6, [sl1yo, brk] 3 times; rep from *to last 4 sts, sl1yo, brk, k2.

 

Interchangeable Mitten Liners
Shape Thumb Gusset
Round 1 (Inc):
K1, cast on 1 st using backward loop method, k to last st, cast on 1 st using backward loop method, k1. 2 sts inc

Shape Mitten Top
Round 1 (Dec): [K2, k2tog, k to 4 sts before marker, ssk, k2] twice. 4 sts dec
Rounds 2-4: Knit.
Rep rounds 1-4 once more, then rounds 1-2 only once more. 44 (48, 52) sts
Rep rounds 1-2 a further 8 (9, 10) times. 12 sts

 

Snowdrift

Gauge: 18 sts & 38 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Brioche Garter stitch on 4 mm needles / US 6 needles , with 1 strand each of yarns A and B held together, after blocking
15 sts & 42 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Garter stitch on 4.5 mm / US 7 needles after blocking (border requires some stretching during blocking)

Left Border
With RS facing, using larger needles one strand of A and one strand of B CC held together, pick up and knit 149 sts from point B to point C (refer to schematic),
picking up 1 st in each yo.
Knit 2 rows.

Next row (WS): Knit.

Next row (RS): K to last 4 sts, turn work.

Next row (WS): Knit.

Next row (RS): K to 4 sts before previous w&t, w&t.

Complete as for Right Border.

Repeat previous 2 rows until a total of 27 garter ridges (54 rows) have
been worked at the widest part of border, ending with a WS Row.
Knit 2 rows across all sts.

Cast off all sts loosely.

Right Border
With RS facing, using larger needles and yarns A and B CC held together,
pick up and knit 149 sts from point A to point B (refer to schematic), picking up 1 st in each yo.
Knit 2 rows.

Begin Short Row Shaping:

Next row (WS): K to last 4 sts, turn work.

Next row (RS): Knit.

Next row (WS): K to 4 sts before previous w&t, w&t.

Repeat previous 2 rows until a total of 27 garter ridges (54 rows) have been worked at the widest part of border, ending with a WS Row.

Knit 2 rows across all sts.

Cast off all sts loosely.

 

Soirée

Stitch Glossary

RT: Insert needle into second st on LH needle, knit this st without slipping it off the needle. Knit first st on LH needle and slip both sts off needle. 

LT: Slip 2 sts kwise, then slip them back to LH needle putting a twist into the second st (the first st being slipped back onto LH needle). Knit into back loop of second st on LH needle (this is the twisted st) without 

 

BACK *
(last instruction for Continue as foll: paragraph)
With RS facing
,
 place first 27 (31, 36, 41, 44, 49, 52) sts on stitch holder or scrap yarn for right shoulder, cast off next 40 (44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54) sts, place rem 27 (31, 36, 41, 44, 49, 52) sts on stitch holder or scrap yarn for left shoulder.

 

Winterberry

Stitch Glossary
4/4 RC: Slip 4 sts to cable needle, hold at back, k4, k4 from cable needle.
4/4 LC: Slip 4 sts to cable needle, hold at front, k4, k4 from cable needle.

After ‘Set Up Round’ and ‘Next round’
… Continue in pattern as set, working the next round of Bobble Panel, Double Seed and Cable patterns A & B each time, until work measures 24 cm / 9½”desired length for body, ending with an odd-numbered pattern round.

LEFT FRONT
With WS facing, rejoin yarn to held Left Front sts. 39 (41, 42, 46, 49, 53) sts

BACK
Back Armhole Shaping

Continue in set pattern until work measures 19 (21.5, 24, 25.5, 26.5, 28) cm / 7½ (8½, 9½, 10, 10½, 11)” from first armhole cast off row. Cast off all sts.

 

Skyhill Hat

Yarn: Viola Shadow DK (DK weight; 50% Polwarth, 35% Wensleydale, 15% Zwartbles; 283 m / 308 yds per 100 g skein)

Work in Hat Reversible Columns Pattern for 17.5 cm / 7″ / 32 garter ridges (SHORT version) OR 21.5 cm / 8½” / 37 garter ridges (TALL version), measured from cast-on edge, ending with a round 2.

 

Skyhill Mitts

Rep rounds *8-11 a further 2 (3, 4) times. 52 (60, 68) sts; 11 (13, 15) thumb sts

Next round (Inc): P1, k2, SM, k0 (1, 2), p1, k2, p1, k1, using backwards loop method, cast on 1 st, sl marked st pwise, using backwards loop method, cast on 1 st, k1, p1, k2, p1, k0 (1, 2), SM, k2, [p1, k2, sl1 pwise, k2] to end. 54 (62, 70) sts; 13 (15, 17) thumb sts

Next Round: Sl1 pwise wyif, p2, SM, k0 (1, 2), [sl1 pwise wyif, p2] twice, k marked st, [p2, sl1 pwise wyif] twice, k 0 (1, 2), SM, p2, [sl1 pwise wyif, p2, k1, p2] to end.

Next round: P1, k2, SM, k0 (1, 2), [p1, k2] twice, sl marked st pwise, [k2, p1] twice, k0 (1, 2), SM, k2, [p1, k2, sl1 pwise, k2] to end.

 

Snowshoe Socks

Arrange sts for heel flap
Next row (RS): Patt over first 23 (27, 31) sts. Turn.
These sts will now be worked in rows to form heel flap.
Rearrange rem 21 (25, 29) instep sts so that they are separate from heel sts just worked. Turn work so WS of heel flap is facing.

Heel Flap
Set-up row (WS): Sl1, p to last st, cast on 1 st using backward loop method, p1. 24 (28, 32) sts for heel flap
Row 1 (RS): [Sl1, k1] to end.
Row 2 (WS): Sl1, purl to end.
Rep rows 1-2 a further 11 (13, 15) times, ending with a row 2.

Heel Turn

Set-up row 1 (RS): Sl1, k15 (17, 19), ssk, k1, turn.

Set-up row 2 (WS): Sl1, p9, p2tog, p1, turn.
Heel Turn row 1 (RS): Sl1, k to 1 st before gap, ssk, k1, turn.
Heel Turn row 2 (WS): Sl1, p to 1 st before gap, p2tog, p1, turn.

Repeat Heel Turn rows 1-2 a further 1 (2, 3) times.

Final Heel Turn row 1 (RS): Sl1, k to 1 st before gap, ssk, turn.
Final Heel Turn row 2 (WS): Sl1, p to 1 st before gap, p2tog, turn. 16 (18, 20) sts rem on heel

Gusset

Next round: Knit across 8 (9, 10) heel sts, PM for new beg of round, knit 8 (9, 10) heel sts, pick up and knit 12 (14, 16) sts in right side heel flap, PM, patt across instep sts, PM, pick up and knit 12 (14, 16) sts in left side heel flap, knit to end of round. 61 (71, 81) sts

Decrease for Gusset

Rep rounds 1-2 a further 6 (7, 8) times, then rep round 1 only once more. 45 (53, 61) sts

Shape Toe

*Round 1 (Dec): (K to 4 sts before marker, k2tog, k2, SM, k2, ssk) twice, k to end. 4 sts dec

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