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"The perfect antidote to twee frills" Handmade Living, May 2013

"Crochet design at its most fun and contemporary" Inside Crochet, April 2013

"You'll be hard pressed to find better use of your crocheting hours the projects abound" Crafty, Issue 2

My first book, Crochet at Play is available from Kyle Books.

Crochet at Play by Kat Goldin Book Trailer from Kat Goldin on Vimeo.

Review by Carie at Space for Butterflies.

Though we work very hard to make sure that there are no mistakes in my books, it is (sadly) inevitable that small mistakes slip through the net.

Known Errata:

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Witch hat, Toddler and 4+  Witch's Hat Brim, pg 49:

Round 5 final stitch count:  -(-, 79, 93)

Round 6 final stitch count: - (-,81, 95)

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Wrap Around, p50: Materials: Button circumference should be 75mm – 1cm

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Ballet Slippers, p56: Materials: 2x 19 cm of thin elastic cord and  2x 17.5 cm ribbon

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Mermaid Tail, p78: Waistband (the turns are in the wrong place. it should read)

Using smaller hook, make 10ch.

Row 1(RS): Starting in the 2nd chain from the hook, 9dc.Turn. (9)dc

Row 2- 3: 1ch, 9dc in BLO. Turn. (9)dc

Row 4: 1ch, 1dc, 2ch, miss 2 sts, 3dc in BLO, miss 2 sts, 1dc. Turn. (5)dc

Row 5-6: 1ch, 9dc in BLO. Turn. (9)dc

Row 7: 1ch, 1dc in BLO, 2ch, miss 2 sts, 3dc in BLO, miss 2 sts, 1dc in BLO. Turn. (5)dc

Row 8-64: 1ch, 9dc in BLO. Turn. (9)dc

Tail Set Up Row: Without breaking the yarn, turn your work so that you can work across the ribbing.  RS facing. 55dc, working one stitch into the end of each row for 55 rows. Turn. (55)

Row 1: Using the larger hook 1ch, 1dc, 9Sh. Turn. (9)Sh

Row 2: 3ch (counts as 1tr), 2tr in first dc, 8Sh, 3tr in last dc. 9(Sh)

Round 28: (1Sh dec, 2Sh) twice. (6)Sh

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Cabled Cardigan: p91

Button Band, Row 2: 1ch, 48 (51, 55, 57)dc

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The Professor, pg 94:

Row 20 (20, 24, 24, 26, 30) should read: 2ch, work 44 (48, 52, 56, 60, 60) in basketweave pattern. Turn.

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Wolf, p109:

**German Edition: there are a number of introduced errata in this pattern that are in the translation. I am working to get a list of these, but in the meanwhile, I do know that in the "Grundreihe" the end of the row should say 11hStb.***

Needs 1 extra button so: 7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9) buttons

Cable Row 3: pg 110: 2 RhtrF, 1 htr,  miss 2, [1 RttrF into RttF 2 rows below] twice, 1 RttrF 1st missed RttF 2 rows below, 1 RttrF into next missed RttrF 2 rows belwo, 1 htr, 2RhtrF.

Neck to Armhole:

 Row counts are Off, also instructions below improved for clarity. From Row 2 text should read:

Row 2: 2ch, work Cable Pattern in established pattern, [1shtr in each st to chsp, (1htr, 1ch, 1htr) in chsp] four times, 1 shtr to start of Cable Pattern, work Cable Pattern in established pattern, 1 htr. 

Work row 2 a total of 16 (18, 20, 20, 22, 24) times. 64 (72, 80, 80, 88, 96) sts increased.

Divide for Sleeves: (work Row 16, 18, 20, 20, 22, 24 as written, but disregard row counts).

Body: (previously written as Rows 17 (19, 21, 21, 23, 25):

2 ch, work Cable Pattern in established pattern, shtr across to begining of Cable Pattern on other side, work Cable Pattern in established pattern, 1htr.  

Work in established pattern for a total of 27 (29, 29, 32, 34, 36) rows. 

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Black Eyed Susan Throw, p132:

Round 4: 4ch (counts as 1dc and 3ch), miss 1, *1dc, 3ch, miss1; repeat from * to end.

Crochet at Play front cover.jpg
 

We work hard to ensure that all of my patterns are error free, unfortunately despite our best efforts the occasional mistake sneaks its way in. 

Waterfall Cardigan pg 86:

The measurements are out in the chart and should read:

"Finished Length from Underarms"

Yarn Amount in the chart should be doubled across (please note the hank amount is correct under materials).

Swatch:

Row 4: 4ch (counts as 1tr and 3ch), 3tr in tr, miss 3ch, [1dc in dc, miss 3ch and 1tr, 3tr into 3chsp, 2ch, 3tr into missed 3chsp] twice, 1dc into dc, miss 3ch, (3tr, 1ch, 1tr) into ch. Turn.

Body:

Row 3: 6ch (counts as 1tr and 3ch), miss 3tr, 1dc into 2chsp, [3ch, miss 3tr, 1tr into dc, 3ch, miss 3tr, 1dc into 2chsp] 31 (35, 39, 43, 47) times, 3ch, miss 3tr, 1tr in dc. Turn. 33 (37, 41, 45, 49) tr sts.

Body: pg 88: Work Rows 1-4 a total of 6 (6, 8, 8, 10) times.

Armholes: pg 88: Work Rows 1-4 a total of  a total of 6 (6, 8, 8, 10) times.

Breton Top pg. 142:

Bodice: 

Row 3: stitch count should be 70 (72, 72, 74, 74, 74) sts 
 

Work rows 2 and 3 a total of  2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) times. st count at end should read: 86 (88, 104, 106, 122, 122) sts 

Work even in pattern for 4 (1, 2, 4, 4, 6) rows.

Joining work in the round:
With RS facing, overlap the two sections of ltr, with the left side of the yoke to the front. Working through both layers of fabric, 3ch (does not count as a stitch), 3tr *miss 1tr, 2tr in sp btwn 2tr, miss 1tr; rep from * to RtrF, miss RtrF, 10 (10, 10, 14, 18, 20)ftr, miss RtrF, miss 16 (20, 20, 20, 24, 24)tr, *miss 1tr, 2tr in sp btwn 2tr, miss 1tr; rep from * to RtrF, miss RtrF, 10 (10, 10, 14, 18, 20)ftr, mis RtrF, miss 16 (20, 20, 20, 24, 24)tr, miss next RtrF, *miss 1tr, 2tr in sp btwn 2tr, miss 1tr; rep from * to beginning. Join.

Break the yarn and rejoin under the middle of the right armhole. 74 (68, 84, 94, 110, 114) sts.

Body
Row 1: Using MC, 3ch (counts as 1tr), 2tr in each tr around. Join 148 (136, 168, 188, 220, 228) sts. 

 

Pom Pom Slippers, pg 131:

 

Left Upper:

With CC, 37 (42, 45, 48, 51) ch.

Row 1 (RS): Starting in the 2nd ch from hook, 36 (41, 44, 47, 50) dc. Turn.

Row 2 - 6 (8, 12, 16, 18): Switch to MC, 1 ch, 36 (41, 44, 47, 50) dc. Turn.

Row 7 (9, 13, 17, 19)- 25 (30, 39, 48, 52): 1 ch, 15 (18, 20, 21, 23) dc. Turn. 15 (18, 20, 21, 23) sts

 Row 26 (31, 40, 49, 53): 1 ch, 1 dc2tog, 11 (14, 16, 17, 19) dc, 1 dc2tog. Turn. 13 (16, 18, 19, 21) sts

Row 27 (32, 41, 50, 54): 1 ch, 1 dc2tog, 9 (12, 14, 15, 17) dc, 1 dc2tog. Turn. Break yarn. 11 (14, 16, 17, 19) sts

 

Right Upper:

With CC, 37 (42, 45, 48, 51) ch.

Row 1 (RS): Starting in the 2nd ch from hook, 36 (41, 44, 47, 50) dc. Turn.

Row 2 - 6 (8, 12, 16, 18): Switch to MC, 1 ch, 36 (41, 44, 47, 50) dc. Turn.  Break yarn.

Row 7 (9, 13, 17, 19)- 25 (30, 39, 48, 52):  Miss 21 (23, 24, 26, 27) dc, rejoin MC, 1 ch, 15 (18, 20, 21, 23) dc. Turn. 15 (18, 20, 21, 23) sts

 Row 26 (31, 40, 49, 53): 1 ch, 1 dc2tog, 11 (14, 16, 17, 19) dc, 1 dc2tog. Turn. 13 (16, 18, 19, 21) sts

 Row 27 (32, 41, 50, 54): 1 ch, 1 dc2tog, 9 (12, 14, 15, 17) dc, 1 dc2tog. Turn. Break yarn. 11 (14, 16, 17, 19) sts

 
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