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Novita Suomivilla: Tassutellen baby booties

Novita Suomivilla: Tassutellen baby booties

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Warm baby booties, knitted from Novita Suomivilla. The pattern is easy enough even if you’re a beginner!
Magazine Novita Kevät 2021 -lehti (in Finnish)
Pattern N:o in Magazine 37
Skill level Intermediate

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Novita Suomivilla: Tassutellen baby booties
Novita Suomivilla: Tassutellen baby booties

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    Availability:In stock
    SKU N012137
    Pattern details
    Size
    62(86) cm

    Yarn demand

    Novita Suomivilla

    (801) Eagle Owl <50 g



    Needles and other supplies
    foot length approx. 10(12) cm / 4(4¾) in

    Designer
    Novita Kevät 2021 -lehti (in Finnish)

    Details

    Leg

    Cast on 32(36) sts and divide them onto four needles, 8(9) sts each. The beginning of round is between needles I and IV.

    Work ribbing in the round for 9 cm. Knit 1 round and place a marker on the 16th(18th) stitch (= middle stitch).

    Instep

    Work stockinette st in the round and begin increases: work to middle st, m1R (insert left needle from the back under the strand of yarn between the sts and knit it through the front loop), knit middle st, m1L (insert left needle from the front under the strand of yarn between the sts and knit it through the back loop), work to end. Repeat the increases as established on every row 8(10) more times = 50(58) sts. Work 5 rounds in stockinette st.

    Knit next round and at the same time knit together every 5th and 6th (6th and 7th) st. 8 sts decreased, 42(50) sts on the needles.

    Purl next round and at the same time purl together every 6th and 7th (7th and 8th) st. 6 sts decreased, 36(44) sts on the needles. Purl 1 round.

    Sole

    Knit first 2 sts. Divide the sts as follows: next 13(15) sts (side) on needle II, 5(7) sts (toe) on needle III, 13(15) sts (side) on needle IV, 5(7) sts (heel) on needle I.

    Next round: knit needle II; on needle III, knit to last st, knit together the last st and the first st on needle IV. Turn work.

    *Knit 4(6) sts on needle III, k2tog. Turn work.* Keep repeating *–* until you have decreased all side sts, with the 5(7) sts on needle I and 5(7) sts on needle III remaining. Graft the sts together.

    Knit the other bootie in the same manner.

    Finishing

    Steam and shape. Fold the cuff.

    Pattern instructions
    Finished dimensions
    foot length approx. 10(12) cm / 4(4¾) in

    Stitch patterns & gauge

    Stitch patterns Ribbing in the round: *k2, p2*, repeat *–*. Stockinette stitch in the round: knit all rows. Garter stitch in the round: *purl 1 round, knit 1 round*, repeat *–*. Garter stitch (flat): knit all sts.

    Gauge 24 sts and 35 rows in stockinette st = 10 cm / 4 in



    Leg

    Cast on 32(36) sts and divide them onto four needles, 8(9) sts each. The beginning of round is between needles I and IV.

    Work ribbing in the round for 9 cm. Knit 1 round and place a marker on the 16th(18th) stitch (= middle stitch).

    Instep

    Work stockinette st in the round and begin increases: work to middle st, m1R (insert left needle from the back under the strand of yarn between the sts and knit it through the front loop), knit middle st, m1L (insert left needle from the front under the strand of yarn between the sts and knit it through the back loop), work to end. Repeat the increases as established on every row 8(10) more times = 50(58) sts. Work 5 rounds in stockinette st.

    Knit next round and at the same time knit together every 5th and 6th (6th and 7th) st. 8 sts decreased, 42(50) sts on the needles.

    Purl next round and at the same time purl together every 6th and 7th (7th and 8th) st. 6 sts decreased, 36(44) sts on the needles. Purl 1 round.

    Sole

    Knit first 2 sts. Divide the sts as follows: next 13(15) sts (side) on needle II, 5(7) sts (toe) on needle III, 13(15) sts (side) on needle IV, 5(7) sts (heel) on needle I.

    Next round: knit needle II; on needle III, knit to last st, knit together the last st and the first st on needle IV. Turn work.

    *Knit 4(6) sts on needle III, k2tog. Turn work.* Keep repeating *–* until you have decreased all side sts, with the 5(7) sts on needle I and 5(7) sts on needle III remaining. Graft the sts together.

    Knit the other bootie in the same manner.

    Finishing

    Steam and shape. Fold the cuff.


    Skill levels

    Beginner

    Have you just learned to knit, maybe still trying to figure out the very basics like knit and purl stitches? Or are you picking up knitting again for the first time since elementary school? Start here.

    Technique

    Beginner-level patterns include only basic knitting techniques: knitting and purling. You’ll also need to cast on and cast off stitches. The projects can be worked flat or in the round. Easy, regular decreases are used. Most patterns are worked in stockinette or garter stitch. Other simple stitch patterns may occur, and they are always detailed in the written pattern. Stripes of different colours may be used, but no more advanced colourwork.

    Patterns

    All patterns are written and do not include charts. Abbreviations are not used. Getting gauge is not crucial to the finished piece. Patterns include mostly accessories such as scarved and beanies. Pillowcases and other home decoration pieces.

    Adventurous beginner

    Got the basics covered? You’d like to take a swing at your first pair of socks, perhaps some easy cables or colourwork? A treasure of patterns awaits you on this level.

    Technique

    Patterns on this level may include simple colourwork, cables or lace. Colourwork patterns repeats are relatively short, cables simple and symmetrical and lace patterns easy and relatively small, covering details rather than entire pieces. The colourwork, cable and lace stitches are not worked into decreases or increases. Colourwork yarn floats are short, max. 3-4 stitches. Picking up stitches may occur. On this level, you’ll also find easy patterns using domino knitting, log cabin knitting or tunisian crochet.

    Patterns

    Patterns may include simple charts. In case special techniques are employed, they are detailed our in the instructions, either as text or e.g. through videos. The patterns may also suggest ”shortcuts”, i.e. easier ways to accomplish a technique. Most of the basic socks with heel flaps or afterthought heels are on this level, as well as mittens with no-gusset thumbs. There’s also plenty of sweaters, usually yoke sweaters or raglan sleeve sweaters.

    Intermediate

    So knitting is a regular hobby for you? Abbreviations, charts and instructions are no more than a walk in the park? Perhaps you’re looking for something to challenge yourself with, even at the odds of frogging?

    Technique

    In addition to basic techniques, some special techniques may be employed on this level, e.g. short rows. The same pattern may include both lace and cables. Magic loop knitting or entrelac, two-coloured brioche stitch, also here. In general, patterns require a more advanced ability to "read" your knitting. Lace patterns are also more advanced than on the previous level, but the lace stitches are still worked on right side only. Intarsia may be included, but in relatively simple and symmetrical patterns.

    Patterns

    Patterns on this level can feature concurrent shaping, e.g. neckline shaping at the same time as sleeve decreases or sleeve decreases into cable pattern. Sweater sleeves may require more advanced shaping. Most of our sweaters are at this level. Other patterns include e.g. magic loop patterns and toe-up socks.

    Advanced

    Turn off that telly and lash the doors, maximum concetration required! Although this skill level doesn’t bring much more in terms of technique, there’s simply more going on at the same time. Skill, concentration and perception are requisite.

    Technique

    On this level, you’ll find more advanced intarsia patterns, including intarsia in the round. Brioche patterns with decreases and/or cables are also here. Beginning of rounds may shift and multiple markers are needed. Lace or cable stitches may be worked also from wrong side. We’ve also included patterns featuring steeks here. Steeking isn’t hard as such, but requires the nerves and confidence of an experienced knitter.

    Patterns

    Patterns may include complex steps and require simultaneous reading of both charts and written instructions. Gauge may vary over different steps of the project. The patterns often feature much details and a combination of techniques. The size of the project is not what determines whether it’s advanced or not; focus is on technique, overall complexity and the risk of errors during the project.

    Gauge & Swatching

    Gauge and Swatching

    Every pattern is based on a certain gauge, expressed as stitches or rows per 10 cm. It is important that you make a swatch to check your gauge before you start the actual project. If your gauge doesn’t match the pattern’s gauge, your finished garment won’t be the correct size either.

    Swatching Start by knitting a swatch. Use the yarn, the needles and the stitch pattern you intend to use in the project. Make the swatch a little wider than 10 cm, so that you’ll be able to measure the stitches properly. Block the swatch by pinning it to a surface, then steam it gently. Count the stitches; put a pin in a stitch, then measure 10 cm from that stitch and put another pin there. Count the stitches from pin to pin – that’s your gauge! If needed, measure both horizontal and vertical gauge (rows). If you’re measuring rib or brioche stitches, stretch out the swatch slightly before measuring.

    Adjusting gauge

    If your gauge doesn’t match the pattern gauge, you can adjust it by switching needle size. If your swatch has too few stitches per 10 cm (i.e. your knitting is too loose), switch to smaller needles. Conversely, if your swatch has too many stitches per 10 cm, your knitting is too tight and you’ll need a larger pair of needles. Always knit another swatch in order to determine proper gauge and sizing. Also note that the pattern yardage only applies to the pattern yarn, the yardage may differ if you choose another yarn.

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