The GMC Group
The GMC Group

The GMC Group

ISBN: 978-1-86108-500-9

Your edition of this book may require the following corrections, these appear in bold:

Contemporary Cool

Pages 16–17 – Shape top

Dec row: K3, (k2tog) twice, k5, (k2tog) twice, k3 (15 sts).

Dec row: K2, (k2 tog) twice, k3, (k2tog) twice, k2 (11sts).

Dec row: K1, (k2tog) twice, k1, (k2tog) twice, k1 (7 sts).

Sunny Delight

Page 20 – Main piece

1st row: *P1, k1tbl, rep from * ending on p1.

Seashore Surprise

Page 41 – Main pieces

Starting with a knit row, complete the 26 rows of the chart in stocking stitch as follows:

Knit sts 1–22 twice then sts 1 to 11 once, k1.

Beaded Beauty

Page 44 – Side 1

Row 6: P1 (k3, p5) to last 4 sts, k3, p1.

Row 7: As row 1.

Row 8: As row 2.

Row 9: As row 1.

Fluffy Friend

Page 47 – Materials

* Any feather-style yarn

* Any colour scheme of the feather-style yarn works as well with this pattern

Page 49 – Head

Using M cast on 20 sts and knit 4 rows.

Next row: Using B (k4, m1) 4 times, k to end. 24 sts.

Next row: Knit.

Next row: (K3, m1) 7 times, k to end. 31 sts.

Knit 3 rows.

Next row: Using M (k3, m1) 9 times, k4 to end. 40sts.

Next row: Knit.

B knit 4 rows.

Next row: B k15, W k10, B k15.

Next row: B k15, W p10, B k15.

Next row: M k15, W (k2, m1) 4 times, k to end of W sts, M k15. 44 sts.

Next row: M k15, W purl to end of W sts, M k15.

Next row: B k15, W (k3, m1) 4 times, k to end of W sts, B k15. 48 sts

B k15, W purl to end of W sts, B k15.

B k13, W (k5, m1) 4 times, k2, B k13. 52sts.

B k11, W purl (30 sts), B k11.

With same colours (k6, k2tog) 6 times, k to end. 46 sts.

B knit, W purl, B knit.

Using M and W (K4, k2tog) 7 times, k to end. 39 sts.

M knit, W purl, M knit.

Using B and W (k4, k2tog) 6 times, k to end. 33 sts.

B knit, W purl, B knit.

B k11, W k11, B k11. 33 sts.

B k13, W p7, B k13.

Using B and W (K2, k2tog) 8 times, k to end. 25 sts.

B knit, W purl, B knit.

Using M and W (K3, k2tog) 5 times. 20 sts.

M knit to end.

B (k2, k2tog) 5 times. 15 sts.

B knit.

B (k1, k2tog) 5 times. 10 sts.

Cast off loosely.

Springwatch

Page 64 – Method

Next row (WS): Knit

Begin with a knit row, work 2 rows st st.

Now work rows 1-8 inclusive of chart C, using Fair isle method and rep the 8 sts 7 times along row, to form primrose border.

Work second piece in same way, following chart A for 24 rows, again using intarsia method for badger and separate balls of yarn for bluebells either side.

Spots and Stripes

Page 81 – Tension

23 sts and 32 rows to 4in (10 cm) square, worked in stocking stitch on 3.25mm needles.

Page 82 –  Spot Pattern 1

Row 1: With colour B k1 *sl2 p-wise, k4 rep from * to last 3 sts, sl2 p-wise, k1.

Spot pattern 2

Row 1: With colour C k4, *sl2 p-wise, k4, rep from * to end.

Base

Work the 38 rows of the base as before.

Loopy Lamb

Page 86 – Back head

Row 2: K1 (loop 1 to last st) k1.

Row 31: Marking either end of this row with contrasting yarn, p1 (p2tog, 5 times) p20 (p2tog, 5 times) p1 (32sts).

Row 42: This will be decreasing and casting off at the same time. P2tog twice. Pass first loop over second, *p2tog, pass prev st over, repeat from * to end.

Front head

Row 7: P5, purl twice into next st (for selvedge). Put these 7 sts on to a safety pin. (They will later be used to knit the RH side of the face.) Cast off 30 sts p-wise (should leave 1 st on RH needle and 5 sts on LH needle). Purl twice into next st, purl to end (7 sts on needle).

Row 23: Inc 1 st, purl to end of row (8 sts).

Row 25: Cast on 2 sts, purl to end of row (10 sts).

Row 27: As row 25 (12 sts).

Row 29: Cast on 4 sts, purl to end of row (16 sts).

Row 31: P1 (p2tog, 5 times) p5, cast on 10 sts and then cont across the 16 sts for the RH side left on a stitch holder, p5 (p2tog, 5 times) p1. You should now have 32 sts on the needle and the 2 sides of the face should be joined.

Face

Rows 1–15: Starting with a purl row, work 15 rows in st st.

Row 16: K2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog, marking the 18th stitch with contrasting yarn to guide the positioning of the nose (34 sts).

Eyes

These are worked from the top down. With A and 4.5mm needles cast on 5 sts.

Row 2: Inc 1 st at both ends (7 sts).

Row 4: With RS (k side) of work facing, inc 1 st at beg of row (8 sts).

Row 7: Dec 1 st at beg of row, purl (9 sts).

Row 8: Knit, dec 1 st at end of row (8 sts).

Row 9: Purl, dec 1 st at both ends (6 sts).

Row 10: Knit to last 2 sts, k2tog (4 sts).

Ears

Row 3: Inc 1 st at each end, knit (8 sts).

Rep the last 2 rows twice more (12 sts).

Rows 12–16: Cont in st st, dec 1 st at each end of every row (2 sts).

Lining

Row 29: K1 (k2tog, 6 times) k24, (k2tog, 6 times) k1 (38 sts).

Row 31: (K7, k2tog) 4 times, k to end (34 sts).

Row 33: (K6, k2tog) 4 times, k to end (30 sts).

Row 35: (K3, k2tog) 6 times (24 sts).

Row 37: (K2, k2tog) 6 times (18 sts).

Row 39: K3, k2tog, (k2, k2tog) twice, k3, k2tog (14 sts).

Glitter Ball

Page 92 – Fronts – Shaping rows

Row 6: *P2, k1, rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

Row 7: *K2, p1, rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 8: *P2, k1, rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

Counting Sheep

Page 105 – Chart

52 sts x 18 rows

Funky Fish

Page 108 – Main body

Work in intarsia technique as chart, remembering to weave in yarn when changing colours to prevent gaps. Work second side in reverse.

Small fin

Using C, cast on 12 sts and 1 row in garter st.

Large fin

Using C, cast on 20 sts and 1 row in garter st.

Page 109 – Chart

Second side to be worked in reverse.

Warm Hug
Page 113 – Chart
Please see pdf for correct chart key.

Tea Rose
Pages 126–127
Amendments to pattern, see pdf for changes.

Village Green
Page 132 – Chart
Select similar cols to those shown on chart

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