'Debbie Bliss' knitting magazine is a bi yearly magazine which Includes 36 designs in each issue, a combination of new projects and the most popular from past collections. There are also interviews with other designers, workshops and inspirational features.
ISSUE 10 - SPRING/SUMMER 13
20. LACE EDGED CARDIGAN
You will not need the 2.75mm (US 2) knitting needles.
33. CABLED BOAT NECK TOP
Bella in Lime 16, not Sage 19.
The 13th/14th lines down from the top of the 2nd column, should read:
Rep the last 2 rows 7 times more. 63 (67, 71, 75, 79, 83, 87, 91) sts **.
ISSUE 9 - FALL/WINTER 12
5. BABY'S HOODED SWEATER
a k2 wrongly appears in the patt rep for the 3rd and 5th rows of the 1st and 3rd sizes and these rows should be worked as follows:
1st and 3rd sizes only
3rd row P2, [k2, p2, C6B, p2] to last 4 sts, k2, p2.
5th row P2, [k2, p2, k6, p2] to last 4 sts, k2, p2.
18 FOX HAT
The pattern is correct as printed, the white sections are lozenge shaped and repeating the 3rd and 4th rows will produce this effect. Please see the photo on page 44 as this should help.
31. DUFFEL BAG
You will also need:
Eight 11mm/1/2in eyelets/grommets.
ISSUE 8 - SPRING SUMMER 12
6. CHEVRON SLEEVELESS TOP
LEFT & RIGHT FRONT and BACK
3rd and 4th sizes
Cast on 75 sts.
After the increase row you will have 111 sts.
After the decrease row you will return to 75 sts.
7. CROSSOVER CARDIGAN
3rd row K3, sm, yf, [k1, yf, ssk, k3, k2tog, yf] to last 4 sts, k1, yf, sm, k3.
17. FRENCH BERET
As the decrease rows are worked on every 5th row, so the decrease sts are not in line, it should say:
Cont in this way and dec 14 sts across next row and every foll 5th row, until 22(28:34) sts rem.
18. SAILOR COLLAR CARDIGAN
18th row With M, k39(40:42:43), m1, k1, m1, k39(40:41:42), m1, k1, m1, k to end.
25. LACE TUNIC
After the Set up row, the following row should read:
1st row K3, work 1st (3rd, 3rd, 11th) row as set on chart 1 section 1(2, 2, 3) across next 23 (25, 25, 31) sts, work chart 2 across next 19 sts, work 1st (3rd, 3rd, 11th) row as set on chart 1 section 1 (2, 2, 3) across next 23 (25, 25, 31) sts, k3.
Chart 1 Section 2
In the written instructions, both the 15th and 17th rows, should end yf, not k1.
For Chart 1 Sections 4, 5, and 6, please make the following amendments to the written instructions and if you are working from the charts, you will also need to make these changes:
15th and 31st rows Yf, k2tog, yf, k6, ssk, k6, yf, sk2togpo, yf, k6, k2tog, k6, yf, ssk, yf.
17th and 35th rows Yf, k2tog, yf, k7, ssk, k7, yf, sk2togpo, yf, k7, k2tog, k7, yf, ssk, yf.
19th and 39th rows Yf, k2tog, yf, k8, ssk, k8, yf, sk2togpo, yf, k8, k2tog, k8, yf, ssk, yf.
27. LACY SKIRT
11th row should end: k6(8:10:12)] 4 times. NOT k6(7:8:9)] 4 times.
30. SPANISH DRESS
4th row [P1, k1] 5 (6, 6, 7, 7) times, p1, k4, [p1, k1] 5 (5, 6, 6, 7) times, p1, k4, p1, [k1, p1] 3 (3, 3, 3, 4), k4, [p1, k1] 5 (6, 6, 6, 7) times, p1, k4, p1, [k1, p1] 5 (6, 6, 7, 7) times.
ISSUE 7 - FALL WINTER 11
After casting on and working the 6 row stripe pattern, you work the 1st to 45th rows starting with a knit row, not a purl row.
When working Chart 2 at the top of the warmers, you end with a purl row, not a knit row. You then work 2 rows in A and 2 rows in B, beg with a k row and casting off in A.
2. FAIRISLE CARDIGAN
On the chart, the annotation for the Sleeves should read:
Start and end 1st and 4th sizes (instead of 1st and 3rd), and Start and end 2nd and 3rd sizes (instead of 2nd and 4th).
3. STRIPED HAT
Some knitters have found they need one extra ball of Black 15 (A) although only the stated amount was used in the featured hat.
17. TIGER PAW PRINT CUSHION chart on page 100 and
19. TIGER SKIN CUSHION chart on page102
The grid lines on these 2 charts are indistinct, so please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for revised charts.
21. ZEBRA RUG
You need to cast on 100 sts not 80 and the chart on page 103 is correct, but should read 100 sts.
22. LEOPARD WASTE BASKET
After working the ridge row at the base of the basket, you beg with a p row and work 38 rows in st st in A, then work another wrong side ridge row before working the 38 chart rows.
26. TWIST FRONT SHRUG
After working the first 4 rows of Shape Sides, the next line should read:
Rep last 2 rows 10 (10, 11, 11) times more.
After working the first 3 rows of Divide for Back and Front, the next line should read: Rep the last 2 rows 14 (16, 18, 20) times more.
After working the first 3 rows of Join Front and Back, the next line should read: Rep the last 2 rows 10 (10, 11, 11) times more.
ISSUE 6 - SPRING SUMMER 11
1. ROSE CARDIGAN
In some copies of the magazine, the Maroon(A) squares are indistinguishable from the Bright Pink (B) squares, so if you require revised charts please contact email@example.com
3. CARDIGAN WITH ROSE BUTTONS
LEFT FRONT and RIGHT FRONT
After the 15th row the following line should read:
Cont in this way to dec 2 sts on every 4th row, not dec 4 sts.
4. CARDIGAN WITH ROSE MOTIF
In some copies of the magazine, the Red 09 squares are indistinguishable from the Fuchsia 22 squares, so if you require a revised chart please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
7. LACE EDGED TUNIC
The shaping rows should read:
Dec row K6, skpo, k to last 8 sts, k2tog, k6.
Work 19 rows.
Rep the last 20 rows twice more and the dec row again.
9. LACY STOLE
When working the Border, you should work a total of 62 repeats, 20 rep on each side, one at each corner and 9 across the top and bottom. When turning the corners, slip only the picked up edging st back onto the circular needle in order to work into it again on the next wrong side row.
11. LACE CAPELET
This has been a really popular design that is quite an advanced project, so you may find the following stitch count helpful:
Here are the st counts for each of the right side rows:
1st row 81(90:99) sts.
3rd row 97(108:119) sts.
5th, 7th, 9th and 11th rows 97(108:119) sts.
13th row 113(126:139) sts.
15th row 129(144:159) sts.
17th row 145(162:179) sts.
19th row 161(180:199) sts.
21st row 177(198:219) sts.
23rd row 193(216:239) sts.
25th row 209(234:259) sts.
27th, 29th, 31st, 33rd, 35th, 37th, 39th and 41st rows 225(252:279) sts.
43rd, 45th, 47th and 49th rows 217(243:269) sts.
51st row 233(261:289) sts.
53rd row 249(279:309) sts.
55th, 57th, 59th 61st, 63rd, 65th and 67th rows 265(297:329) sts.
There are errors in the inc/dec row, and also in the number of times you work the repeat in the sleeve edgings - please work as follows:
Divide for Back and Sleeves
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th sizes only
Next row Dec 2(inc 2:inc 1:0:dec 1:dec 2:inc 2:inc 1) sts across st st section then work across 2nd row of patt panel to marker.
4th size only
P across st st section, then work across 2nd row of patt panel to marker.
Place these sts on a holder for Right Sleeve.
With right side facing and 3.25mm (US 3) needles, slip sts from right sleeve onto a needle.
1st row Cast on one st, k this st, p1, k1, yf, k2tog, [p2, k1, yf, k2tog] to last st, p1.
2nd row Cast on one st, p this st, k1, p3, [k2, p3] to last 2 sts, k1, p1.
3rd row K1, p1, k1, yf, k2tog [p2, k1, yf, k2tog] to last 2 sts, p1, k1.
4th row P1, k1, p3, [k2, p3] to last 2 sts, k1, p1.
Rep the 3rd and 4th rows 5 times more.
Join row ends to form sleeve.
Repeat for Left Sleeve.
You will also need a 3mm (US 2-3) circular needle.
Apart from the armhole edgings, the dress is worked on 3.25mm (US 3) needles, not (US 6) as stated in parts of the instructions.
19. TABLE RUNNER
Unfortunately, the instructions for the Table Runner were omitted from the magazine, so anyone requiring a copy of the pattern, please contact email@example.com
The colours are as follows: Red 613 (A), Burnt Orange 01 (B) and Bright Pink 12 (C).
After working the ridge row, the patt should be worked in 2 row stripes as follows:
1st row With A, k to end.
2nd row With A, k1, [p1, k1] to end.
3rd row With B, k to end.
4th row With B, p1, [k1, p1] to end.
5th and 6th rows As 1st and 2nd rows, with C.
7th and 8th rows As 3rd and 4th rows, with A.
9th and 10th rows As 1st and 2nd rows, with B.
11th and 12th rows As 3rd and 4th rows, with C.
These 12 rows form the colour stripe patt and are repeated.
Unfortunately an extra row of stars was printed on the chart for the US flag, no offence was intended, this was a genuine error and if you would like an amended chart please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
ISSUE 5 - FALL WINTER 10
It's not knitting, but it is NELL'S KITCHEN - there was a problem with the recipe for the FRUITCAKE on page 11.
The ingredients are correct, but the method is as follows:
* Soak the mixed fruit and sugar overnight in the tea, cover and set aside.
* Soften the butter, beat the eggs and combine.
* Fold the flour and spice into the butter and egg mixture, then fold in the tea, sugar and fruit.
* Stir in the marmalade.
* Pour into a 7-inch greased cake tin and bake for 2 hours, or until done, at 330F/165C.
* Allow to sit in tin for 10 minutes before removing.
2 TARTAN WRAP
The instructions and chart given will produce two identical pieces, the same as the piece that appears on the models right hand side (left side as you look at the image).
3 CROPPED FAIRISLE CARDIGAN
All Gold squares shown on chart rows 33 to 39 should be coloured (and worked) for Camel, gold squares in other rows are correct. This does not alter the yarn amounts quoted.
3. CROPPED FAIRISLE CARDIGAN and 6. V NECK CARDIGAN
Pages 64 and 69
The row tension on these 2 designs should read 34 rows to 10cm/4in.
21 DUFFEL BAG
Each yrn in the eyelet row should be worked as y2rn in order to keep the stitch count constant and the hole large enough to take the eyelet.
34 PEARLY KINGS AND QUEENS WRAP
Repeat the 8 patt rows until piece measures 132cm/52in, not 51cm/20in.
ISSUE 4 - SPRING SUMMER 10
1 HOODED KAFTAN
After working the first row, the following row should read:
Next row (wrong side) K5, p to last 5 sts, k5.
This correction also needs to be made to every wrong side row until you have 99 (105, 115, 121, 131, 137, 145, 151) sts, the instructions are then correct as printed.
2 CABLED CRICKET SWEATER
Wrong side decrease rows should end with rib sts, not purl sts.
6. ASYMMETRIC PONCHO
The finished bust measurement should read: 145cm/57in.
21 CABLED WAISTCOAT
After forming the 4 pattern rows, cont in patt until front measures 32(33:34:35:36)cm/12 1/2(13:13 1/2:13 3/4:14 1/4)in, before working the armhole shaping.
31 PLEAT NECK TUNIC
After working the buttonhole row, you need to work two K rows, not one, before working the cast/bind off row.
After working the left side of the neck and shoulder shaping, the instructions should read:
With right side facing, rejoin yarn to rem 28(30:32:34:36) sts on holder, k to end.
ISSUE 3 - FALL/WINTER 09
1. TWEED SHOULDER BAG
PATTERN PANEL C
12th row P4, C4FP, C4BP, p4.
2. RIDING COAT
The yarn for this design is Debbie Bliss/KFI Luxury Tweed Chunky, not Donegal Luxury Tweed.
3. BOXY JACKET
With right side facing, 4.50mm (US 7) needles and C, k across 19(19:19:19:21:21:21:21) sts on holder.
K 3 rows.
TO MAKE UP
Join side and sleeve seams. Sew sleeves into armholes, easing to fit. Sew in zip. Sew down pocket top edges and slipstitch pocket linings in place to wrong side of fronts.
4. CURVED EDGE JACKET
19th row T3F should read C3FP.
5. SLEEVELESS COAT
RIGHT FRONT BAND
....pick up and k180(183:186:189) sts up right front edge, then 14(15:16:17) sts along back neck edge to marker. 194(198:202:206) sts.
This st count should also be followed for the Left Front Band.
11. CROPPED CABLE SWEATER
The measurement shown on the schematic for the side seam should read: 32.5cm/12 3/4in, not 46cm/18in.
13. A LINE COAT
On the Back, Right Front and Left Front, the 3rd dec row should be called 4th dec row and 4th dec row should be called 7th dec row.
4th row P9(12:15), * [k1, p1] twice, k1, p9, rep from * 6 times more, p0(3,6).
1st dec row (wrong side) K9(12:15), [patt 5, k3, s2togkpo, k3] 3 times, patt 6.
24. BROKEN RIB CARDIGAN
Sew row ends of collar to back neck edge, easing to fit.
After the 26th row , it should read: K 29 rows.
After the 41st row and the following K 1 row, please insert :
43rd row K1, ssk, k2tog, sl 2tog, k1, pass2 sl sts over, ssk, k2tog, k1. 7 sts.
ISSUE 2 - SPRING/SUMMER 09
2 - KNIFE PLEATS RIDING JACKET
Cast off 6(7:8:9:10:11) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 97(101:105:109:113:117) sts.
7 - CROPPED CARDIGAN
After the 2 rib rows have been set, the next line should read:
Rep the last 2 rows until rib measures 6cm/2 1/4in, ending with a 2nd rib row.
YOKE and COLLAR
After working the 2nd buttonhole row, the next direction should read:
Cont to dec 8 sts on every right side row as before until 207(211:215) sts rem.
14. GARTER STITCH PULLOVER
The yarn amounts should read: 4(5:6:7:8) 50g balls of Debbie Bliss/KFI Eco.
16. CABLED SLIPOVER
The 2nd patt row should end: ......to last 4(0:4:0:4) sts, k2(0:2:0:2), p2(0:2:0:2).
29 DISH CLOTH
Pair 4mm (US 6) knitting needles
30. BOLERO JACKET
After working the armhole cast off row, you should work one row before working the remaining armhole shaping.
After working the armhole cast off row, remove the line: Work one row, you should continue the armhole shaping directly after casting off.
31 - RIBBED PULLOVER
In the MATERIALS
Pair of 3.75mm (US 5) knitting needles.
Short 3.25mm (US 3) circular needle.
* Dec row (RS) K2(5:8:2:5:8), skpo, rib to last 4(7:10:4:7:10), k2tog, k2(5:8:2:5:8).
3rd and every right side row Sl 1, rib sts as set.
These are worked on 3.75mm (US 5) needles throughout.
32 CABLED PULLOVER
BACK & FRONT
In the 4 rib and cable rows and the increase row, the [k2, p2] and [p2, k2] ribs at the ends of these rows are worked 2(3:4:5:6) times.
34 LOULABELLE BAG
Please note that the flowers are worked using yarn A, not B.
35 - RABBIT with SWEATER
These instructions are continued from page 30, not page 18.
PREMIERE ISSUE - FALL/WINTER 2008
2 A-LINE CABLED TOP
Please note the width shown on the schematic, refers to the width of the piece just below the armhole shaping, not the width of the lower edge.
With right side facing and 4.50mm (US 7) circular needle, rib across 61(61:69:69) sts of Left Sleeve, rib across 104(112:120:128) sts of Front, rib across 60(60:68:68) sts of Right Sleeve, then rib across 105(113:121:129) sts of Back.
Next row (wrong side) K2, [p2, k2] to end.
Next row (right side) [P2, k1, ssk, rib 52(52:60:60), k2tog, k1, p2, k1, ssk, rib 96(104:112:120), k2tog, k1] twice, p2.
Next row [K2, p1, p2tog, rib 94(102:110:118), p2tog tbl, p1, k2, p1, p2tog, rib 50(50:58:58), p2tog tbl, p1] twice, k2.
Next row [P2, k1, ssk, rib 48(48:56:56), k2tog, k1, p2, k1, ssk, rib 92(100:108:116), k2tog, k1] twice, p2.
Next row [K2, p1, p2tog, rib 90(98:106:114), p2tog tbl, p1, k2, p1, p2tog, rib 46(46:54:54), p2tog tbl, p1] twice, k2.
Cont in this way to dec 8 sts on next 9 rows, so ending with a right side row. 226(252:274:290) sts.
4 - CABLED BERET
Row 35 P2, [k4, C8F, p2] to end.
7 - DROP COLLAR CABLED JACKET
Moss st row 1 [K1, p1] to end.
Moss st row 2 [K1, p1] to end.
Moss st row 3 [P1, k1] to end.
Moss st row 4 [P1, k1] to end.
The measurements for the Right Front before working the armhole, should read: 32(32:33:33:34:34)cm/12 1/2(12 1/2:13:13:13 1/2:13 1/2)in
8. CABLED V NECK SLIPOVER
C10F = slip next 5 sts onto cn and hold in front of work, k5, then k5 from cn.
Please work C10F instead of C10B throughout (Front - Rows 3 and 13 all sizes)
20 - CABLE VENT JACKET
After Dec row 4............
Cont in patt with 5 sts in rev St st between panels, work 7 rows.
Dec row after Shape armholes, should read: K2, k2tog, patt to last 4 sts, skpo, k2.
25 - EGG COZIES
26 sts and 35 rows to 10cm/4in over St st using 3.5mm (US 4) needles.
36 - CABLE AND DIAMOND LACE SOCKS
Round 9 of the pattern after the rib should read:
Rnd 9 * P2, k6, p2, k1, [k2tog, yo] twice, k2; rep from * 4 more times.
Row 2 Sl 1, yb, p20, yf, sl 1, yb, turn and leave 2 sts.
You will find the decrease round needed before shaping the toe, has been misplaced and can be found further down the same column, just before the last round.