All posts for the month October, 2015

Hand Knitting Abbreviations

Published October 25, 2015 by estherknit

Hand Knitting Abbreviations for Blog


Free Pattern – Tablet Cover

Published October 24, 2015 by estherknit

Tablet Cover 6Measurements

To fit tablet

14½ cm wide by 24 cm long

5¾ inches wide by 9½ inches long


Robin Double Knit Print

75 g for one tablet cover

A pair of 4 mm (US 6) knitting needles

Tension / Gauge

18 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)

measured over garter stitch using 4 mm needles.

To knit tablet cover: (knit 2)

With 4 mm (US 6) needles cast on 26 sts loosely.

Continue in garter stitch, every row knit, for 72 rows.

Work measures 24 cm or 9½ inches.

Cast off loosely.

To make up / Finishing

Join bottom seam.  Join side seams.  For button loop, cast on 30 stitches and cast off.  Attach to top back centre.  Sew on button to correspond to button loop.  Weave in ends.

Tablet Cover 7


Published October 24, 2015 by estherknit

Esther Knits!  I will be posting free knitting and crochet patterns, and giving lots of ideas and how-tos about knitting and crochet.  I love to talk to other knitters and I am happy to help if I can so stop and say hello.

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I grew up in Scotland where the winters were cold and the money was scarce. I started knitting at primary school when I was 9 and got my first knitting machine at 16. Here started a lifelong passion for the fibre arts.

I write my own patterns and although my patterns are copyrighted, I do not mind if you use my patterns to make items and sell them. If you want to use my patterns on your blog, please contact me. I knit baby layettes, hats and scarves, sweaters and more. It is nice to know that there are lots of other knitters and crocheters out there. Thanks for supporting my ventures and my life.  I look forward to getting to know you 🙂

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