Addendum

This page is dedicated to specifying addendums to publications and Mystery Club patterns by Debbie Abrahams.

Mystery Blanket Club 2021:

Mail Out 1: FEB

Page 8, Square 8, The King's Palace (part 1): third Pattern note and tip should read as: work rows 20, 24 and 28 using the fairisle technique: purl first stitch using colour 1, [drop colour 1 and pick up colour 2 from under colour 1 and P1, drop colour 2 and pick up colour 1 from on top (over) colour 2 and P1]...

Page 10, Square 15, The King's Palace (part 2): third Pattern note and tip should read as: work rows 20 and 24 and all similar rows using the fairisle technique: purl first stitch using colour 1, [drop colour 1 and pick up colour 2 from under colour 1 and P1, drop colour 2 and pick up colour 1 from on top (over) colour 2 and P1]...

Page 15, Abbreviations: the instruction for 'pb' (place bead) is missing. See video demo in the February blog.

Page 15, Abbreviations: the instruction for c4b on RS should read as: slip next two stitches onto cable needle and hold at back, knit next two stitches from left needle then knit the two stitches on cable needle

Mail Out 3: APRIL

Page 10, Square 17, Bedecked: bullet points 5 and 6 should begin as follows: 'work rows/on rows Next Row (WS), 1, 9, 14, 21 and 26 and their subsequent repeats...'

Page 12, Square 29, The King's Palace (part 5): the colour swatch boxes in the list of yarns are incorrect for Tanzanite and Turquoise. And the colour swatch box in the list of beads is incorrect for Velvet. (The colour names and codes for these are correct).

Mail Out 4: MAY

 

 

Page 16, Square 38, Lady Zubeida Returns:

The worded pattern for this is correct. 

However, there is an error on the chart. It affects Chart rows 1-12, stitches, 12-17, 28-33 and 44-49. The first set of cables should be knitted on Chart rows 5, 7, 9 and 11 (and not Chart rows 6, 8, 10 and 12).

The remaining rows after Chart Row 12 are correct.

 

 

 

Mail Out 5: JUNE

 

 

Page 11, Square 18, Option One, Souk 

There is an error with the number of rows quoted for the chart and the cast-off for this square. The instructions should read as follows:

ROWS 33-64: beg with a RS row, work chart rows 1-32.

With RS facing, cast off sts knitwise using Garnet yarn.

 

Page 19, Square 31, Bedecked 2: the picking up instructions should read as: If picking up stitches, pick up and knit 45 stitches along the cast-off edge of Square 30 (and Square 16).

 

 

Mail Out 7: AUGUST

Page 15, Square 23, Option One, Plush 2

The picking up instructions should read as follows: 4 Sulfur, [1 Wine, 3 Sulfur, 1 Wine, pick up 1 extra stitch using Wine, 1 Wine, 3 Sulfur] 4 times, 1 Wine, 4 Sulfur.

 

Mail Out 9: OCTOBER

Page 21, Square 41, Option One, Magic Carpet

Correction to length of Turquoise yarn instructed to cut, it should be 91cm (36in).

 

Mail Out 10: NOVEMBER

Page 25, Option One Edging

Row 2 should read as:

Row 2 (WS): Serpentine, knit 1 row, cast on 1 stitch at end of row (310 sts).

 

Page 25 and page 27, Option One Edging

Rows 10 and 11: the bracketed information should be repeated 17 times (and not 51 times).

 

Page 25, Option One Edging

Row 11 should read as:

Row 11 (increase): K6 Tanzanite, [mb using length of Electric Green, K5 Tanzanite, mb using length of Sulfur, K5 Tanzanite, mb using length of Barbara, K5 Tanzanite] 17 times, mb using length of Electric Green, K5 Tanzanite, cast on 1 stitch at the end of the row using Tanzanite (319 sts).

 

Page 27, Option One Edging

Row 11 should read as:

Row 11 (increase): K6 Tanzanite, [mb using length of Sulfur, K5 Tanzanite, mb using length of Electric Green, K5 Tanzanite, mb using length of Barbara, K5 Tanzanite] 17 times, mb using length of Sulfur, K5 Tanzanite, cast on 1 stitch at the end of the row using Tanzanite (319 sts).

 

Mystery Cushion Club 2021:

Mail Out 1: June

Page 6, Square 1, Cappuccino: the last sentence of the increase instructions on page 6 should read as: Using Mushy yarn (ball 2) P2, K1, inc once into each of the next 4 sts, K1, P3 (44 sts).

Page 11, Square 7, Slumber: 

Row 15 should read as: using Tiny yarn P2, K10, P2, using Naptime yarn P2, K10, P2, using Tiny yarn P2, K10, P2.

Row 16 should read as: using Tiny yarn K2, c5f, c5b, K2, using Naptime yarn K2, c5f, c5b, K2, using Tiny yarn K2, c5f, c5b, K2.

Please note that the chart is correct.

Mail Out 5: October

Page 4, Piecing diagram: the image of the Lower Back Panel on page 4 is incorrect and shows Marshmallow instead of Caramel Latte.

Page 7: Lower Back Panel, Caramel Latte: 'With RS facing and using Milky yarn and 3.75mm needles...' should read as 4.00mm needles.

 

Mystery Blanket Club 2020:

Mail Out 1: FEB

Page 10, Square 37, Shingle: first Pattern note and tip should read as: if you are using a different main needle size to the suggested size of 3.50mm, change the needles used in this pattern (3.00mm) down two metric sizes smaller for this square.

Page 16, Square 44, Shells: in the boxed needle size information the 3.00mm (US n/a) (UK 11) needles should be deleted as only 3.50mm needles are required for this square.

Mail Out 2: MARCH

Page 13, Square 22, Option Two, Sandstone: Row 7 should read as: Pebble, K1, [keeping yarn held at back sl 3 purlwise, K3] 6 times, keeping yarn held at back sl 3 purlwise, K1.

Page 13, Square 22, Option Two, Sandstone: Row 19 should read as: Sand, K1, [keeping yarn held at back sl 3 purlwise, K3] 6 times, keeping yarn held at back sl 3 purlwise, K1.

Mail Out 3: APRIL

Page 13, Square 16, The Beach: picking up instructions, stitches should be picked up along the cast-off edge of Square 15 (and not Square 29).

Page 19, Square 45, Old Sea Wall: Rows 73-74 use Fav Denims yarn (and not Pebble).

Mail Out 4: MAY

Page 6, Square 1, Sand and Surf 2: first Pattern note and tip should read as: on Rows 3-5 and 18-20 and their subsequent repeats, keep stitches spread to the correct width on the needle so that they don't bunch up.

Page 6, Square 1, Sand and Surf 2: second Pattern note and tip should read as: on Rows 3-5 and 18-20 and their subsequent repeats, you are instructed to work some of the start and end stitches with two yarns held together. This will maintain neat edges.

Mail Out 5: JUNE

Page 8, Square 32, Little Ripples: the 5th Pattern note and tip should read as: cables are knitted on right side rows, see Knitting techniques for c3b and c3f (cables are not knitted on wrong side rows).

Page 12, Square 39, Ocean Blues: in the YARNS list, Lagoon is shade 457 (and not 456).

Mail Out 6: JULY

Page 7, Square 4, Shimmer 2: the chart has been revised in the printed patterns (in the emailed patterns it is correct).

Page 9, Square 11, Ocean Blues: picking up instructions, stitches should be picked up along the cast-off edge of Square 10 (and not Square 38).

Page 13, Square 12, Option Two, Rockpools: Row 3 should read as: K2, hook Ice Blue bead, K1, [P3, K1, hook Ice Blue bead, K1] 6 times, K1.

Page 14, Square 18, Little Ripples: the 5th Pattern note and tip should read as: cables are knitted on right side rows, see Knitting techniques for c3b and c3f (cables are not knitted on wrong side rows).

Page 19, Square 33, Perfect Storm: the cast off instructions should read as: With WS facing, cast off sts purlwise using Teal yarn.

Mail Out 8: SEPTEMBER

Page 14, Square 40, Option One, Shoal: in the BEADS list it should read as 42 Ice Blue and 46 Blue.

Page 17, Square 40, Option Two, Rockpools: Row 75 should read as: K2, hook Ice Blue bead, K1, [P3, K1, hook Ice Blue bead, K1] 6 times, K1.

Mail Out 9: OCTOBER

Page 15, Square 48, Back to the Woodland: Row 32 has an incorrect cable abbreviation and should read as: K2, [c6f, K1, P2, K1] 4 times, c6f, K2.

Mail Out 9: NOVEMBER

Page 7, Square 25, Option One: Our Precious Earth: the description under the title should read as: Multi-coloured wave pattern using Japanese short-row shaping with chain stitch details. (There are no beads in this square).

Page 7, Square 25, Option One, Our Precious Earth: the pick up row is incorrect and should read as: pick up and knit 41 stitches along the cast-off edge of Square 24 using a long tail of Coast yarn as follows: pick up 20 stitches, pick up 1 extra stitch, pick up 20 stitches, and NEXT ROW (WS) is complete. Transfer the stitches onto the other needle so that RS is facing ready to start ROW 1 with the ball of yarn.

Page 7, Square 25, Option One, Our Precious Earth: after Rows 5-6, it should say: Join in Fav Denims yarn using a long tail so that the ball is at the beginning of a RS row to pick up and use on Row 9 (not Row 11).

Page 11, Square 25, Option Two, Tides: the pick up row is incorrect and should read as: pick up and knit 39 stitches along the cast-off edge of Square 24 using a long tail of Maritime yarn as follows: pick up 20 stitches, miss 1 stitch, pick up 19 stitches. Transfer the stitches onto the other needle so that RS is facing ready to start ROW 1.

Page 22, Edging for top edge of blanket: the squares to pick up stitches have been listed incorrectly. Instead of them listed as Squares 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 they should be listed as Squares 49, 42, 35, 28, 21, 14 and 7.

 

Mystery Cushion Club 2020:

Mail Out 1: JUNE

Page 8, Square 2, Sushi: the fourth Pattern note and tip should read as: do not carry yarns up the side of the work after completing a striped or beaded section, except for after Rows 30 and 31. Cut them off and join them in as and when needed.

Page 9, Square 2, Sushi: after Row 33 it should say: Do not cut off Cream yarn.

Mail Out 2: JULY

Page 10, Square 8, More Sushi: the pick up row should read as: 

If picking up stitches, pick up and knit 35 stitches along the cast-off edge of Square 7 as follows: pick up 11 stitches, [miss 1 stitch, pick up 12 stitches] twice.

 

 

 

 

 

Mail Out 5: OCTOBER
Page 6, Lower Back Panel, Snakeskin: Row 1 has an incorrect number of repeats for the bracketed information and should read as: P2, [K3, P3] 21 times, K3, P2 (133 sts).

 

 

 

Page 7, Lower Back Panel, Snakeskin: Row 79 should read as: P2, [P1, inc purlwise into next st, P1, sl1, K2tog, psso] 21 times, P1, inc purlwise into next st, P2. (111 sts).

 

Page 6, Lower Back Panel, Snakeskin: at the end of the Pattern notes and tips there is an instruction to block, press and then join together the front panel squares. However, you have already been instructed to do this in Mail Out 4, so ignore this instruction.

Page 7, Finishing: there is no instruction to sew the Upper Back Panel to the Front Panel. This should be done after blocking and pressing the Lower Back Panel. Please see my advice in the October Mystery Cushion blog about how to sew this into place.

 

25 Beaded Knits: Aladdin Slippers, page 10, column 4

NEXT ROW (RS) (DECREASE): [K1, k2tog, (p1, k1) 3 times, p1, k2tog 3 times, K1. (31 sts).

This row should read:

NEXT ROW (RS) (DECREASE): [k1, k2tog, (p1, k1) 3 times, p1, k2tog] 3 times, k1. (31 sts).

Blankets & Throws to Knit (100 Afghan Squares to Knit – US version): Flower Power, page 9

Yarn quantities: you will also need 4 balls of Rowan Wool Cotton, shade violet.

Bead quantities: you will need 178 gold beads (not 173 as stated).

Blankets & Throws to Knit (100 Afghan Squares to Knit – US version): square 75, Basketweave, page 93

ROW 13 (RS) should read as follows: K3, P1, K2, (P5, K2, P1, K2) 3 times, K1.

More Blankets & Throws to Knit: square 79, Sweeties, page 97

ROW 8 (WS) should read as follows: K3, (sl next st onto cable needle and hold at front of work facing towards you, P1, then P1 from cable needle, K4) 6 times, sl next st onto cable needle and hold at front of work facing towards you, P1, then P1 from cable needle, K3.

Kaleidoscope: Bebop Tablet purse, page 78

ROW 33 should say working into the stitches on Row 31 not Row 32.

Kaleidoscope: Spangle blanket, page 97

Order of piecing diagram has the last row of blocks at the top missing. There should be a repeat of the first row of blocks at the bottom of the diagram.