Sep 9, 2013

Knits Inspired by Tolkien's World

Evenstar Shawl by Susan Pandorf. Published in "Fellowship of the Ring Series", "Elven Delicacies", "Sunflower Designs". Yarns suggested: Blue Moon Fiber Arts Silk Thread II The Unique Sheep Eos. Yarn weight: Lace / 2 ply. Needle size: US 3 - 3.25 mm. Yardage: 1450 - 1500 yards (1326 - 1372 m). Sizes available: 60 inch diameter.
Galadriel Hooded Dress by Nikol Lohr. Published in "Literary Knits". Yarns suggested: Araucania Ranco Solid Frog Tree Brushed Suri. Yarn weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi). Needle size: US 8 - 5.0 mm: US 7 - 4.5 mm. Yardage: 2000 - 3500 yards (1829 - 3200 m). Sizes available: S, M, L, XL.
Aniron tunic by Luise O'Neill. Published in Impeccable Knits Ravelry Store and In Tune. Yarns suggested: Knit Picks Swish DK. Yarn weight: DK / 8 ply (11 wpi). Needle size: US 7 - 4.5 mm; US 6 - 4.0 mm. Yardage: 984 - 1353 yards (900 - 1237 m). Sizes available:36.75 (38.5, 40.75, 42.5, 44.75, 46.5, 48.75, 50.5, 52.75, 54.5)" / 93.5 (98, 103.5, 108, 113.5, 118, 124, 128.5, 134, 138.5)cm.
Mithril Vest by Susan Pandorf. Published in "Fellowship of the Ring Series", "Elven Delicacies", "Sunflower Designs". Yarns suggested: Filatura Di Crosa Gioiello. Yarn weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi). Needle size: US 3 - 3.25 mm. Yardage: 700 yards (640 m). Sizes available: bust measurement of [42, 46, 50, 54, 58] inches - may go smaller by using size 2 needle.
Lanthir Lamath - scarf with hood by Ann Kingstone. Published in "Novel Knits", "Ann Kingstone Designs". Yarns suggested: Texere Yarns Airedale Aran. Yarn weight: Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi). Needle size: US 8 - 5.0 mm. Yardage: 459 - 612 yards (420 - 560 m).
#07 Mohair Lace Dress by Laura Zukaite. It is not actually connected to Tolkien's world, just I see that it's an elvish dress. Published in "Vogue Knitting, Early Fall 2011", "Designer Knitting, "Early Autumn 2011". Yarns suggested: Artyarns Silk Mohair, Artyarns Beaded Mohair. Yarn weight: Lace / 2 ply. Needle size: US 6 - 4.0 mm; US 7 - 4.5 mm; US 9 - 5.5 mm; US 10½ - 6.5 mm. Hook size: 3.75 mm (F). Sizes available: XX-Small, X-Small, Small, Medium, Large.
Rivendell socks by Janel Laidman. Published in "Janel Laidman" pattern store, "The Eclectic Sole: Socks for Adventurous Knitters". Yarns suggested: sock yarn. Yarn weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi). Yardage: 350 - 450 yards (320 - 411 m). Sizes available: small, medium, large.
Scarf "J R R Tolkien - Misty Mountains Cold (Song of the Lonely Mountain) Chart" by emilyonthewall. Free pattern published in emilyonthewall via Tumblr.
 A Tea Cozy for Bilbo by Varina Jones. Published in Varina Jones' Ravelry Store, "Tolkien Knits". Yarns suggested: Knit Picks Full Circle Worsted Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Worsted Ístex Létt-Lopi. Yarn weight: Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi). Needle size: US 7 - 4.5 mm; US 8 - 5.0 mm. Yardage: 165 - 200 yards (151 - 183 m). Sizes available: 4-6 Cup teapot.
Idrial's Elvish Slippers by Lorna Pearman. Published in "Peargirl Knits". Yarns suggested: Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool XL. Yarn weight: Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi). Needle size: US 6 - 4.0 mm. Yardage: 250 yards (229 m). Sizes available: 8,9,10" circumference, with instructions for customizing the length
Haruni triangular shawl by Emily Ross. Published in Emily Ross' Ravelry Store. Yarns suggested: Knit Picks Stroll Tonal. Yarn weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi). Needle size: US 4 - 3.5 mm. Yardage: 500 - 525 yards (457 - 480 m).

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