At The Beach Pattern
Strand At the Beach

Designed by Mary Self
This pattern is for baby jackets in 2 sizes, 0-3 months and 6-9 months with 2 different edge patterns, one with a rolled and twisted edge and the other with a lacy edge, There is a hat and booties to match each style.

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Materials for either style Jacket
3 (4) 25gm ball of Strand Yarn in main colour
4 x 10m skeins or 1 x 25gm ball of Strand Yarn in contrast colour
3 x 14mm buttons

Hats

1 x 25gm ball of Strand Yarn in main colour
2 x 10m skeins of Strand Yarn in contrast colour
Size 2.75mm needles (or needle size required to match tension)

Booties
1 x 25gm ball of Strand Yarn in main colour
2 x 10m skeins of Strand Yarn in contrast colour
Size 2.5mm needles for Birth to 2 months
Size 3mm needles 3 to 6 months
Size 3.25 needles 6 to 9 months
2 stitch markers
3mm crochet hook

Strand colours used for samples:
Lacy Jacket
MC – Miro Brown 142
Contrast – Miro Cream 141

Rolled edge Jacket:
MC – Miro Brown 142
Contrast – Matai Navy 075

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Strand Blooming Blanket Pattern
Strand Blooming Blanket

Designed by Mary Self
What a wonderful way to celebrate the over 170 colours of the Strand yarn – to create a colourful blanket reminisencent of the muti-coloured blankets made of decades worth of leftovers. One of the advantages is that within each colour family of the Strand yarn there are 5 shades so you can get variety without introducing too many different colours. The mohair also gives a silk like lustre.
The sample used 16 different colours, 3 shades each of olive green, yellow/golds and brick red/pink, 2 shades of peacock and violet along with the neutrals, cream, grey and beige.
Each block should have a peacock, pink/red, yellow/gold and an olive mixed with the neutrals.

Measurements 90cm x 60cm (5 x 7 blocks)

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Strand colours used for sample:
Main Colour: 4 x Strand Super Fine 25gm balls of Ngaio Violet 175 (1 ball will complete Round 7 of 12 blocks)
1 Strand Super Fine 25 gm ball each of: Miro Olive 155, Titoki Pink 494, Miro Cream 141, Manuka Grey 195, Cream 445, Tainui Yellow 453, Light Titoki Pink 492
6 x Strand 10m skeins of Puka Peacock 391 and 392, Ngaio Violet 172
4 x Strand 10m skeins of Miro Olive 151 and 153 and Titoki Pink 495
2 x Strand 10m skeins of Titoki Gold 483, 484 and 485

3.00 mm crochet hook
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Strand Cable Car Ride Pattern
Strand Cable Car Ride

Designed by Mary Self
This pattern is for 2 styles of jerseys in 3 sizes, 9-12 months, 2 years and 4 years. There is also a matching hat

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Materials Required
Star of the Show Jersey
4 (6, 7) 25gm balls Strand in Main colour
1 x 10m skeins of Strand yarn in 2 contrast colours

Stripey Jersey
4 (5, 6) 25gm balls Strand in Main colour
1 25gm ball each of Strand yarn in 5 contrast colours

Hat
1 x 25gm ball Strand in Main colour (see here to order)
1 x 10m skeins of Strand yarn in 3 contrast colours

Strand colours used for samples
Star of the Show Jersey:
MC – 494, A – 394, B – 075, C – 175, D – 453, E – 152
Stripy Jersey:
MC – 394, A – 155, B – 494, C – 305, D – 175, E – 075
Hat:
MC – 075, A – 494, B – 394, C – 155

Size 2.75mm needles

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Strand Cast Away Pattern
Strand Cast Away

Designed by Mary Self and Rebecca Bewick
Everyone loves the French nautical look and this pattern will fit your 1 year old right up to your 8 year old sailor. Complete the look with a French Beret.
Sizes: 1-2yrs 3-4yrs 5-6yrs 7-8yrs

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Materials Required and Used in Samples
Stripe Pattern 1
Colour A 1 (2, 2, 3) 25gm balls of Strand 025
Colour B 2 (2, 3, 3) 25gm balls of Strand 142
Colour C 1 (1, 1, 2) 25gm balls of Strand 202
Colour D 1 (1, 1, 2) 25gm balls of Strand 494
Colour E 1 (2, 2, 3) 25gm balls of Strand 445
Colour 1 (1, 1, 2) 25gm balls of Strand 141

Stripe Pattern 2
Colour A 1 (2, 2, 3) 25gm balls of Strand 195
Colour B 1 (1, 2, 2) 25gm balls of Strand 494
Colour C 2 (2, 3, 4) 25gm balls of Strand 141
Colour D 1 (2, 2, 3 25gm balls of Strand 192
Colour E 1 (1, 1, 1) 25gm balls of Strand 453

Size 2.75mm needles

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Strand Classic Cardigan
Strand Classic Cardigan

Designed by Mary Self
This pattern is for a classic cardigan in sizes:
81cm – 11 balls,
86cm – 12 balls,
91cm – 13 balls,
96cm – 14 balls,
101cm – 15 balls
2.75 mm needles (or needle size required for correct tension)

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Strand colours used for samples:
Rata Red 385
Matai Blue 072

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Strand Field Of Flowers Cowl Pattern
Strand Field of Flowers Crochet Cowl

Designed by Mary Self
What a wonderful way to celebrate the over 170 colours of Strand yarn – to create a whole field of flowers in as many colours as you want. One of the advantages is that within
each colour family of the Strand yarn there are 5 shades so you can get variety without introducing too many different colours. The mohair also gives a silk-like lustre.
The sample used 14 different colours, 3 shades each of green, blue, orange and pink and 2 shades of another pink.
Each 10m skein will make 3 flowers, each 25gm ball will make about 30 flowers.

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Strand colours used for sample:
2 skeins of each
Puriri Green 312, 314, 315
Hebe Blue 112, 114, 115
Tainui Apricot 462, 464, 465
Rata Red 382, 384, 385
Rata Crimson 373, 374

3.00 mm crochet hook
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French Macaron Strand Pattern
Strand French Macarons

Designed by Mary Self
Inspired by the colours of Strand Yarn and the magical lightness of Zealana Air in Lace weight, this scarf or necklace is a true indulgence.
Measurements:
13cm x 125cm

The dark scarf sample used 11 different colours of Strand yarn, 2 shades each of olive green, yellow/golds, peacock, brick red/pink and crimson, and 1 shade of violet. These were paired with one strand of toning DMC Medicis yarn or Madeira Lana Thread

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Materials For Dark Colourway Scarf
Main Colour: 2 balls Zelana Air Lace Charcoal
2 x Strand 10m skeins of Puka Peacock 392 and 395, Miro Olive 153 and 155, Titoki Pink 492 and 494, Tainui Yellow 453, Titoki Gold 484, Dark Rata Red 385 and 386 and Ngaio Violet 175

Materials For Natural Colourway Scarf
Main Colour: 2 balls Zelana Air Lace Natural
2 x Strand 10m skeins of Puka Peacock 392, Miro Olive 152 and 153, Titoki Pink 492 and 494, Tainui Yellow 453, Light Rata Scarlet 362, Light Puriri Blue 332, Ngaio Violet 171 and 172 and Light Tawa Olive 252
Selection of toning colours either lighter or darker than the Strand colours in Madeira Lana or other very fine wool or even silk, Gumnuts Poppies or Daisies would also work.
3mm Crochet Hook

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French Vanilla Pattern
Strand French Vanilla Pattern

Designed by Kathy McLauchlan
This pattern is for a baby cardigan in 3 sizes, 0-3 months, 3-6mths and 6-9 months. There is also matching hat, booties and shawl. They can be knitted in one colour or with a coloured edge using the Strand 10 metre skeins.
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Materials Required

Cardigan
3 (4, 5) 25 gm balls Strand yarn in main colour (MC)
1 x 25gm ball of Strand wool in contrast colour (CC) (optional)

Hat
1 x 25gm ball Strand yarn
2 x 10m skeins of Strand wool in contrast colour (optional

Booties
1 x 25gm ball of Strand Yarn in main colour
2 x 10m skeins of Strand Yarn in contrast colour
Size 2.5mm needles for Birth to 2 months
Size 3mm needles 3 to 6 months
Size 3.25 needles 6 to 9 months
2 stitch markers
3mm crochet hook

Strand colours used for samples:
Cream 445
Miro Cream 141
Manuka Blue 202
Titoki Pink 492

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Leafy Tunic Pattern
Strand Leafy Tunic

Designed by Mary Self
This pattern is for a short tunic with fitted lower sleeves in 2 sizes.
Finished sizes: Elbow to elbow 85 (105)cm
13 (15) 25m balls of Strand Super Fine Yarn
2.75 mm needles (or needle size required for correct tension)
2.75mm 40cm circular needle or set of double pointed needles
6 stitch holdes
2 stitch markers

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Strand colours used for sample:
Matai Miro 140

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Strand Lollipops and ice cream Pattern
Strand Lollipops and Ice Cream

Designed by Mary Self
This pattern is for a cardigan with fair isle border and a Bolero with ties 3 sizes, 9-12 months, 2 years and 4 years. The different sleeve lengths can be used with both patterns.

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Materials Required
Lollipop Cardigan or Jersey
4 (6, 7) 25 gm balls Strand yarn in main colour (MC)
2 x 10m skeins of Strand yarn in 2 contrast colours
Size 2.75mm needles
8 Buttons

Mint Sundae Bolero
3 (4, 5) 25 gm balls Strand yarn in main colour (MC)
1 x 10m Skein of Strand yarn in contrast colour for embroidered lazy daisy embroidery
Size 2.75mm needles

Strand colours used for samples:
Lollipop Cardigan :
MC – Matai Blue 082, A – Puriri Green 312, B – Light Rata Red 082

Mint Sundae Bolero :
MC – Puriri Green 312
Embroidery – Light Rata Red 082

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Strand Raindrops Pattern
Strand Raindrops

Designed by Kathy McLauchlan
This pattern is for a baby cardigan or jersey in 3 sizes, 3-6 months, 2 years and 4 years. There is also matching hat and booties.

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Materials Required
Cardigan or Jersey
4 (5, 6) 25 gm balls Strand yarn in main colour (MC)
Size 2.5mm and 2.75mm needles

Hat
1 x 25gm ball Strand yarn
Size 2.75mm needles

Booties
1 x 25gm ball of Strand Yarn in main colour
Size 2.5mm needles for small
Size 2.75mm needles medium
Size 3mm needles large

Strand colours used for samples:
Light Rata Red 382
Matai Blue 082

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Strand Stripey Handwarmers
Strand Stripey Handwarmers

Designed by Mary Self
I am always looking for inspiration for new ways to use our products and to have fun in the process. Over the break between Christmas and New Year I started playing with stripes (inspired in part by Paul Smith – of the men’s striped shirts fame, who has put stripes on everything) and quotes from women. Watch this space for needlepoint regency striped cushions with quotes from Jane Austen. These regency stripes then turned into long hand warmers that celebrate the over 170 colours of the Strand Yarn….. the stripes are now turning into knitted cushions and a striped childs jersey…..

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Strand colours used for sample:
Following is the number of Strand 10m skeins you will need. If you would like
to do them in a plain colour you will need 2 x Strand 25gm balls

Flora – 4 skeins of 392 and 373, 3 skeins of 311, 2 skeins each of 123, 121, 315 and 452
Emilie – 4 skeins of 142 and 445, 3 skeins of 025, 2 skeins each of 195, 202, 495 and 141
Anna – 4 skeins of 383 and 154, 3 skeins of 373, 2 skeins each of 255, 371, 385 and 152

Measurements:
Small Hand circumference: 20cm
Medium Hand circumference: 22cm
Length: 24.5cm
2.75 (3.00) mm knitting needles
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