Learn To Knit At Home

Find the yarn and needle information here for all the patterns in Learn to Knit At Home

Please check our errata page before beginning knitting.

 Clem Sweater

Clem sweater       

Yarn: Dovestone Natural Chunky Shade 2, 1555m/1700yds (9 Balls)
or Dovestone Natural Aran, 1310m/1433yfd (8 Skeins)
Needles: 6.5mm (US 10.5) Straight needles

Edie Armwarmers

Edie armwarmers

Dovestone Natural Chunky: Shade 3, 110m/120yds (1 Ball) 
Needles: 5.5mm (US 9) Straight needles

Glenda Mitts

Glenda mitts

Dovestone Natural Aran: Shade 4, 120m/131yds (1 Skein) 
Needles: 4.5mm (US 7) Straight needles 
Scrap yarn in contrasting colour

Howard Blanket

Howard blanket

Dovestone Natural Chunky: Shade 1,2,3,4,5 (2 Balls of each shade) 
Needles: 6.5mm (US 10.5) Straight needles

Ivy Tea Cosy

Ivy Tea Cosy

Dovestone Natural Aran Shade 7, 155m/170yds (1 Skein) 
Needles: 4.5mm (US 7) Straight needles
Pom Pom of about 7cm/2 3/4" diameter

Marina Poncho

Marina poncho

Dovestone Natural Chunky: Shade 1,2, 360m/393yds Each, (3 balls of each shade ) 
Needles: 6.5mm (US 10.5) Staight needles

Nora Socks

Nora socks

Dovestone Natural Aran Shade 6, 240m/263yds (2 Skeins) 
Needles: 4mm (US 6) Straight needles
1 Stitch marker

Norman Hot Water Bottle Cosy

Norman hot water bottle cosy

Dovestone Natural Aran Shade 3 (shown in size small)
160 (205) m / 175(225) yds 1 (2) skeins
4mm (US 6) straight needles

Sybil Hot Water Bottle Cosy 

Sybil hot water bottle cosy

In addition to materials required to make 1 Norman Hot water bottle cosy  (see above) 
Dovestone Natural Aran, Shade 4, 100m/109yds ( 1 Skein)   
Toy stuffing, Tapestry needle


Pearl cushion and blanketBlanketDovestone Natural Chunky: Shade 1 (held double throughout)
Small (Large) Blanket: 960 (2400)m/1048 (2620)yds 98 (20) balls; Small (Large) Bed runner: 1200 (1800)m/1310 (1965)yds (10 (15) balls)
Needles - 10mm (US 15) circular (length will depend on size of blanket - 100cm 40" is recommended for small size)

Cushion: Dovestone Natural Chunky: Shade 1 (held double throughout) 720m/786yds (6 Balls)  Needles: 10mm(US 15) straight needles, 48cmx48cm
Cushion pad  (19"x19") 


 Sid Mug Cosies

Sid mug cosies

Dovestone Natural Aran: 35m/38yds of yarn
Needles: 5mm (US 8) and 4.5mm (US 7) straight needles 
Small buttons about 15mm (1/2") diameter

Walter Blanket

Walter blanket

Dovestone Natural Aran: Shades 5,7,1, 510m/558yds each skein (3 skeins of each yarn) 
Needles: 5mm (US 8) circular needles, 100CM (40") or longer 
Dovestone Natural Chunky: Shades 5,3,1, 660m/772yds each ball (6 Balls of each yarn) 
Needles: 6.4mm ( US 10.5) circular needles, 100cm (40") or longer


Walter Cushion: 

Walter cushions

Dovestone Natural Aran: Shades 5,7,1, 300m/328yds each skein, (2 skeins of each shade)
Needles: 5mm (US 8) circular needle, 60cm (24") or longer 
1 large button, 1 cushion pad 48x48cm (19"x19") 
Dovestone Natural Chunky: Shades 5,3,1, (360m/394yds (3 balls of each shade) 
Needles: 6.5mm (US 10.5) circular needles, 60cm (24") or longer 
1 large button, 1 cushion pad 63.5cmx63.5cm (25"x25")

Wesley Bunting:

Wesley Bunting

Dovestone Natural Chunky: Each triangle needs about 20m/22yds of yarn 
Needles: 6mm (US 10) and 6.5mm (US 10.5) straight needles 
Tapestry needle and ribbon