Monthly Archives: May 2011

Debbie Bliss Como – A Free Pattern

A free pattern for the super soft and superchunky Debbie Bliss Como, a merino/cashmere blend with a great next to skin feel, provided by our gracious distributor.  I should have stashed some away now I am desperately seeking at least 4 skeins in Sienna or Red.

Debbie Bliss Como Hat & Scarf

Daisy Stitch Hat:

Size: To fit an Average sized adult head

Materials: Four 50 gram balls of Debbie Bliss Como (shown in Denim 07).  Pair of each U.S. 8 (5mm), and U.S. 15 (10mm) knitting needles.

Tension: 11 stitches and 12 rows to 4 inch/10cm square over daisy stitch pattern using U.S. 15 needles.

To make:

Band With U.S. 8 needles cast on 81 stitches.

1st row (right side) P1, [k1, p1] to end.

2nd row K1, [p1, k1] to end.

These 2 rows form rib.  Rib 4 more rows.

Crown Change to U.S. 15 needles.

1st row (right side), K.

2nd row K1, [p3 together but do not drop stitches from left needle, yarn over (yo), p same 3 stitches together (tog), and drop off left needle, k1] to end.

3rd row K.

4th row K1, p1, k1, (p3tog but do not drop stitches from left needle, yo, p same 3 stitches tog and drop off left needle, k1] to last 2 stitches, p1, k1.

These 4 rows form daisy stitch pattern and are repeated.  Continue pattern and work 21 more rows, ending with a 1st pattern row.

Shape top

1st row (wrong side) K1, [p3tog, k1] to end.  41 stitches.

2nd row K.

3rd row K1, [p3tog but do not drop stitches from left needle, you, p same 3 stitches tog and drop off left needle, k1] to end.

4th row K.

5th row K3tog, [p3tog, k1] to last 6 stitches, p3tog, k3tog. 19 stitches

6th row [Ktog] 9 times, k1. 10 stitches.

7th row K1, [p2tog] 4 times, k1. 6 stitches.

Leaving a long end, cut yarn, thread through remaining 6 stitches, draw up and secure.  Join seam.

Moss Stitch Scarf

Size: Approx. 93 inches (235 cm) long and 8 inches (20 cm) wide.

Materials: Nine 50 gram balls of Debbie Bliss Como.  Pair of U.S. 36 (20mm) knitting needles.

Tension: 5.5 stitches and 8 rows to 4 inch square over moss stitch using U.S. 36 needles and double yarn.

To make:

With two strands of yarn held together and U.S. 36 needles, cast on 11 stitches.

Moss Stitch Row K1, [p1, k1] to end.  Repeat this row until work measures approximately 93 inches (235 cm), from cast on edge or until the last ball of yarn is almost finished, leaving just enough yarn to work the cast of row.  Cast off.