Errata

Unfortunately errors can still occur in text and patterns that have been tested and checked rigourously. Here are the details and corrections for the ones I am asked about most frequently. If you have found an error in one of my patterns and it isn’t listed here, please do get in touch via the Contact me page and I will do my best to help.

The Little Book of Monsters and Creatures

The Little Book of Monsters and Creatures - joint author

funkymonkey

Funky Monkey

The instructions for the last part of the HANDS, LEGS and FEET are missing. The text (as first appeared in Knitted & Felted Toys correctly) is as follows:

Page 149, first column, 27th line

Next row: [K2tog] to end. (4 sts.)

Break yarn, thread through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten off.

Shape hand

With RS facing, rejoin yarn to rem sts and k across 11 sts of hand, then 12 sts of other side of hand. (23 sts.)

P 1 row.

Next row: K1, [k2tog] to end. (12 sts.)

Next row: [P2tog] to end. (6 sts.)

Break yarn, thread through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten off.

LEGS (Make 2)

With 4.5 mm (UK 7/US 7) needles and Red, cast on 21 sts.

Beg with a k row, work 54 rows in st st.

Cast off.

FEET (Make 2)

With 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) needles and Orange, and with the p side of Leg facing, pick up and k 21 sts along the cast-off edge.

P 1 row.

Shape toe

Next row: K10, m1, k1, m1, k10. (23 sts.)

P 1 row.

Next row: K10, m1, k3, m1, k10. (25 sts.)

P 1 row.

Next row: K1, m1, k9, m1, k5, m1, k9, m1, k1. (29 sts.)

P 1 row.

Next row: K1, m1, k10, m1, k7, m1, k10, m1, k1. (33 sts.)

P 1 row.

Next row: K1, m1, k11, m1, k9, m1, k11, m1, k1. (37 sts.)

P 1 row.

Next row: K23, turn.

Next row: P10, turn.

Work on these 10 sts only as follows:

Beg with a k row, work 2 rows in st st.

Next row: [K2tog] to end. (5 sts.)

Break yarn, thread through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten off.

The remainder of the instructions from SHAPE FOOT onwards are correct.

 

King Cole Christmas Knits Book 3

Christmas Knits Book 3

Christmas Knits Book 3

Mary

BODY & HEAD

Gown

The 9th row is wrong, it should read:

9th Row: (K1, Kfb) to end. 48 sts.

As Joseph and the Shepherd also use this first section of instructions, the corrected line (as above) should be followed.

ANGEL and WISE MAN 1

BODY & HEAD

Gown

The 9th row is wrong, it should read:

9th Row: (K1, Kfb) to end. 48 sts.

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