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ISSUE 10

modern knits 12 hand knitting projects www.josharp.com


Design, Pattern Writing & styling Jo Sharp design studio. Knitting Our dedicated team of hand knitters; Anita, Anne, Faye, Janet, Janice, Jenni, Deborah, Susan & Nancy. Photography Robert Frith, Acorn Photo Agency with thanks to model and all shoot contributors Makeup & Hair Yvette Gray Pre-press & Printing Quality Press Western Australia

Published in Australia by Jo Sharp Pty Ltd PO Box 357, Albany WA 6331 Australia ACN 056 596 439 Š 2010 All rights reserved. Patterns may not be scanned or photocopied. The knitting of garments from this book for re-sale is not permitted unless written consent is given by Jo Sharp Pty Ltd.

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Patterns Cotton T-Shirt............................................ 25 Mobius........................................................ 31 Puff Skirt.................................................... 29 Reversible Wrap......................................... 30 Scoop Neck Vest........................................ 27 Travel Rug.................................................. 25 Twisted Scarf............................................. 31 V Neck Sweater.......................................... 28 Yoke Cardigan............................................ 26

INFORMATION Abbreviations............................................. 23 Needle Conversion Table........................... 23 General Information.................................. 23 Jo Sharp Yarn Collections....................33-35 Other Jo Sharp Books............................... 32 Where to Shop........................................... 36

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textured silhouette The Puff skirt is worked with two yarns together throughout in rich textures of tweedy wool silk and cashmere. The colour combination of Enamel, Clinker & Navy create a new seductive deep midnight blue shade. Pattern on page 29.

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three easy pieces Sewn together to form this elegant Reversible Wrap. It may be worn as a bolero or cardigan and knits up very quickly. Three rectangular pieces are joined cleverly after knitting, which makes this project easy for a beginner knit 10  7Silk knitter. Worked fromJo JoSharp Sharp Alpaca Georgette yarn in the colour, Briar. Pattern on page 30.


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The Reversible Wrap This is the same garment as the opposite page. Here it is worn as a cardigan, both with and without spike closure, also with spike closure in a high or low position. Pattern on page 30.

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s The Reversible Wrap worn below as a bolero, with or without spike closure. Worn also with collar folded upwards into a cosy hood. Bottom left showing back view worn as a bolero. Pattern on page 30.

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A seriously comfortable cotton t-shirt that feels like nothing you will find ready-made in stores. Treat yourself to this yarn. Once you feel its silken softness you won't want to take it off. Pattern on page 25.

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The Mobius is a clever creation using circular needles. A quick flick of the stitches on the needle in the starting row makes a fabric twist that will never untwist! Next pages show the Mobius worn doubled as a cowl. Yarn; Silkroad Aran Tweed, colour; Ash, pattern on page 31.

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The Mobius (above) is very quick to knit and a great way for beginner knitters to discover how easy it is to use circular needles, working in rounds. The Mobius is a collar with a twist that will never untwist and may be worn doubled as a cowl (as above) or undoubled, as a scarf (see previous page). Yarn; Silkroad Aran Tweed, colour; Ash. Pattern on page 31. The Scoop Neck Vest (pictured opposite page) is classic, uncomplicated and perfect for work or play. This versatile vest is made from Jo Sharp Classic DK Wool yarn, colour; China. Pattern on page 27.

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The reversible wrap is made from three easy rectangles and is a great introduction to knitting for the beginner. Its an easy design that knits up very fast. Worn here as a cardigan with spike closure below bust. Page opposite (bottom left) shows cardigan back view. Pattern on page 30.


crafted by you The Reversible Wrap worn as a bolero with or without spike closure, top left & right. Back view of bolero bottom right. Back view worn as a cardigan at bottom left. Made with Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed yarn. Colour Peppercorn; Pattern on page 30.

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sophisticated warmth The Yoke Cardigan is long line and very quick to knit. The lower section is made from two simple rectangles and is sewn in place, wrong side facing. Two yarns are worked together; Rare Comfort Kid Mohair, colour; Romany & Classic DK Wool, colour; Winter. Page opposite is back view, pattern on page 26.

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sassy and soft The cropped Yoke Cardigan will fly off the needles and be in your wardrobe in no time at all. Two yarns are worked together; Rare Comfort Kid Mohair, colour; Char & Classic DK Wool, colour; Ironwork. Pattern on page 26.

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The twisted scarf uses short row shaping to create a fabric that twists and turns into a sculpture of wearable art. Worked with Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed, colour; Magnolia, pattern on page 31 Page opposite; The fitted V neck sweater is fresh and casual weekend wear. Knitted with Jo Sharp Alpaca Silk Georgette, colour; Woodland. Pattern on page 28

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the travel rug Its the ultimate travel companion, super soft, lightweight & versatile. Made from Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Infusion Kid Mohair knitting yarn. This is Version 5 Colours and pattern on page 25.


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212 Poplin

228 Calico

256 Bisque

250 Fog

229 Eclipse

218 Cloudless

254 Paisley

234 Currant

232 Grove

223 Cactus

236 Jet

233 Crete

216 Sapote

227 Putty

222 Freesia

235 Oyster

221 Carmen

255 Siren

252 Blush

213 Azalea

668 Stark

667 Dew

660 Boat

665 Pear

237 Solstice

659 Onyx

244 Chamba

249 Mareschino

630 Cloud

634 Damask

640 Cranberry

609 Tranquil

639 Reed

608 Char

602 Romany

610 Millet

635 Dapple

607 Wisteria

604 Foxglove

606 Swamp

601 Clove

603 Velvet

615 Earl Grey

616 Chai

611 Iced Tea

620 Darjeerling

618 Blueberry

613 Chamomile

612 Russian

614 Jasmine Tea

Soho Summer DK Cotton

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100% Cotton. Tension: 22.5 sts & 30 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 4.00mm needles (USA 6) (UK 8). Length: 100m (109 yds) 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

Desert Garden Aran Cotton 65% Cotton, 35% Microfibre. Tension: 18 sts & 24 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 5.00mm needles (USA 8) (UK 6). Length: 55m (60 yds) 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

Rare Comfort Kid Mohair & Infusion Kid Mohair 80% Kid Mohair, 5% Wool & 15% Polyamide. Tension: 17 sts & 25 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 5.00mm needles (USA 8) (UK 6). Length: 87m (95 yds) 25g ball (7/8 oz).

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140 Goose

118 Dusk

120 Ash

119 Licorice

141 Bark

114 Vermouth

122 Beach

121 Brindle

128 Heather

148 Gypsy

126 Highland

115 Wintergrass

150 Spain

127 Posie

124 Jewel

125 Tartan

144 Willow

138 Dove

117 Potpourri

129 Enamel

417 Fleece

407 Magnolia

413 Pulp

426 Asparagus

427 Lime

425 Peppercorn

408 Cedar

403 Emerald

412 Beanshoot

402 Serpentine

404 Boheme

418 Iceberg

421 Resonate

410 Berry

423 Blaze

424 Treasure

414 Autumn

420 Eden

415 Festival

406 Paper Rose

405 Emporio

416 Cocoa

411 Granary

400 Ambrosia

419 Butternut

762 Quince

761 Woodland

760 Sprig

759 Pond

758 Devon

757 Peony

756 Pearl

755 Musk

750 Briar

752 Ecru

Silkroad Aran Tweed

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85% Wool, 10% Silk & 5% Cashmere. Tension: 18 sts & 24 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 5.00mm needles (USA 8) (UK 6). Length: 95m (104 yds) 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

Silkroad DK Tweed 85% Wool, 10% Silk & 5% Cashmere. Tension: 20 sts & 30 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 4.00mm needles (USA 6) (UK 8). Length: 135m (147 yds) 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

Alpaca Silk Georgette 40% Alpaca, 40% Merino & 20% Silk. Tension: 25 sts & 33 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 3.25mm needles (USA 3) (UK 10). Length: 130m (142yds) 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

751 Pebble

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302 Black

011 Heath

349 Porcelain

301 Natural

352 Cottage

913 Ironwork

327 Navy

508 Cape

358 Moon

006 Cyclamen

354 Pine

357 China

351 Muscat

326 Ruby

359 Lush

907 Scarlet

803 Lichen

345 Beetle

904 Winter

901 Ink

912 Brocade

910 Oak

802 Heron

908 Glade

722 Cement

707 Snow

721 Nero

712 Truffle

720 Rosso

719 Verdi

101 Venetian

112 Parchment

132 Alabaster

137 Empire

810 Sin

811 Pheonix

812 Chrystal

813 Envy

Classic DK Wool 100% Pure Wool. Tension: 22.5 sts and 30 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 4.00mm needles (USA 6) (UK 8). Length: 98m (107 yds) 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

Silkroad Ultra 85% Wool, 10% Silk & 5% Cashmere. Tension: 13.5 sts & 16 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch. Using 7mm needles (USA 10.5) (UK 2). Length: 55m (60 yds), 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

Silkroad Aran 85% Wool, 10% Silk & 5% Cashmere. Tension: 18 sts & 24 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 5.00mm needles (USA 8)(UK 6). Length: 85m (93yds) 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

Lumina Yarn 62% Viscose, 32% Cotton & 2% Polyester Tension: 22.5 sts & 30 rows measured over 10cm of Stocking stitch using 4.00mm needles (USA 6) (UK 8). Length: 120m (131yds) 50g ball (1 3/4 oz).

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717 Clinker


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Contemporary handknits for women and home by Jo Sharp

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