Please note the following corrections to MDK patterns, listed in numerical order by Field Guide. All of these corrections are to the print edition, and have already been corrected in the PDF version of each Field Guide.
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Field Guide No. 1: Stripes
Station Wagon Blanket by Mary Jane Mucklestone
In Block 2 of the blanket, make the following changes:
Page 28, column 2, line 1: Add asterisk before “With E.”
Page 28, column 2, line 3: Delete asterisk before “With B.”
Page 28: Delete line 11, “With E, knit 16 rows (8 ridges).”
Field Guide No. 2: Fair Isle
Hadley Pullover by Véronik Avery
Page 13: The charts for the yoke and sleeve show purl stitches at certain points. To replicate the photography sample exactly, the purl stitches should be worked one row above where they are indicated on the charts. Change the charts as follows: make a purl mark in the square above the square where a purl stitch is shown. The squares with the original purl stitches should be worked as knit stitches.
Page 13: For the yoke chart, use this chart for Rounds 24-39. The double decrease in Round 24 is different from what appears in Field Guide No. 2. Note here that the symbol / represents a knit 2 together stitch. (The symbol is different in the Field Guide, but the stitch is k2tog.)
Field Guide No. 3: Wild Yarns
Easel Sweater by Sue McCain
Page 30, in the section SHAPE SHOULDERS AND NECK. The first line of instructions should read as follows, with the correction in bold:
— BO 5 (6, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) sts, k13 (15, 14, 15, 15, 17, 17, 17) (including st on right needle after BO)
Field Guide No. 5: Sequences
Corrugated Shawl by Cecelia Campochiaro
Page 14: in the Corrugated Shawl Table, Sequence 2 Row Repeat should be 2.
Page 14: in the Corrugated Shawl Table, Sequence 10 should read k5, p2, k1.
Field Guide No. 6: Transparency
Albers Shawl by Amy Christoffers
” – Using D in place of A, rep Rows 2–23 five more times, then rep Rows 2–22 once more.”
Field Guide No. 7: Ease
Picket Fence Afghan by Julia Farwell-Clay
—Row 1 (WS): With B, purl to last 14 sts, etc.
On page 15, under Section 1, the 6th paragraph should read “Rep Rows 1 and 2 eight more times—54 sts.” The last line in the last paragraph of Section 1 (just above “Scarf Only”) should read “… ridges in A; 6 garter ridges in B—384 sts.”
On page 16, under Shawl Only, the first paragraph should read “Continuing in B, work Rows 1 and 2 twice—394 sts.”
Field Guide No. 8: Merry Making
Appleseed Coasters by Thea Colman
K1-tbl, k1, p1, k1, *p2, 1/2/1 RPT; repeat from * to last 3 sts, p1, k1, k1-tbl.
Appleseed Mitts by Thea Colman
“Knit to second thumb marker, place next last 11 (11, 13) sts workedon waste yarn (removing markers), …”
Field Guide No. 9: Revolution
Calligraphy Cardigan by Norah Gaughan
Page 10, column 2, under “Yoke,” the last line should read:
—Purl one row; change to st st.
Page 14, column 2, the last abbreviation should read:
4/3 RPC (4 over 3 Right Purl Cross): Slip the next 3 stitches to cn and hold at back of work, k4, p3 from cn.
Field Guide No. 12: Big Joy
Main Squeeze Cardigan by Jen Geigley
Page 12, column 1, under “Materials,” the number of balls of Big Wool by Rowan should be: 9 (10, 11, 11) (12, 12, 13) (14, 15, 15, 16)
Bobble Throw by Jen Geigley
Page 36, column 1, under “Materials,” the number of balls of color A (Concrete) should be 10 balls (not 20), and the number of balls of color B (Smoky) should be 2 balls (not 4).
Field Guide No. 13: Master Class
Stranded Stripe Throw by Kaffe Fassett
Page 26, column 1, under “Materials,” the list of Felted Tweed colors for which 1 ball is required is missing Electric Green.
Field Guide No. 14: Refresh
Transom Cardigan by Carol Feller
Field Guide No. 15: Open
Page 48, under “Abbreviations,” column 2, “Ssp” should read:
s2kp2, yo) twice, k3, sm] twice, k2, yo, s2kp2, yo, k5, yo, ssk.
Field Guide No. 16: Painterly
Watercolor Cowl by Kaffe Fassett
Page 8, under “Knitted Measurements,” column 1, should read:
37.5″ circumference at lower edge by 9.25″ height (95.5 x 23.5cm)
Page 9, under “Cowl,” column 1, third instruction should read:
—Work even until piece measures approximately 28″ (71cm), ending with Row 16 of chart.
The vertical measurement of the schematic should read: 28″ (71 cm)
The position of the CO and BO edges were reversed in the schematic on page 9 (and above). To match the sample shown, the CO edge should be at the top when sewing the piece together and the BO edge should be at the bottom. However, it isn’t essential to have the CO edge at the top; it will work equally well as currently shown.
Field Guide No. 17: Lopi
Destination Pullover by Mary Jane Mucklestone
Field Guide No. 18: Beginnings
Diagonal Mitts by Karida Collins
GAUGE: 24 its and 48 rows (24 garter ridges) = 4″ (10 cm) over Garter st (knit every row)
Field Guide No. 19: Marls
Striped Marl Hat by Cecelia Campochiaro
Page 8, under Materials, should read:
—Colorway 1 (Slate): 1 skein each 32(A) and 33 (B)
Swarf by Cecelia Campochiaro
Page 34, under Yoke, should read:
—Next Row (RS): Continuing with AE, knit across back sts…
Color Explosion Throw by Cecelia Campochiaro
Page 38, under Materials, should read:
—Felted Tweed by Rowan [50g skeins, each approx 191 yds (175m), 50% wool/25% viscose/25% alpaca]: 3 balls each Barn Red (A), Barbara (B), Cumin (C); 2 balls each Black (D), Rage (E), Stone (F), Peach (G), Treacle (H), Tawny (I), Cinnamon (J), and Camel (K)
Page 41, on the marl chart:
Strip 1, Marl #4 should be: AE
Page 42, under Finishing, column 2, should read:
—With RS of first strip facing, using one size US 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle….
—Using 2nd size US 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle….
The correct video link for the knit-purl 3-needle BO is: youtu.be/aiPIPyuIf9M
Field Guide No. 20: Atlas
Escalator Scarf by Erika Knight
Page 20, under First Half, Set-Up Row 1 is duplicated. The second Set-Up Row 1 should be deleted.
Field Guide No. 21: Brioche
Cushiest Cowl by Nancy Marchant
Page 14, under Materials, should read
—Atlas by Modern Daily Knitting [2 oz (57g) skeins, each approx 145 yds (132.5 m), 100% Rambouillet wool]: 1 (2) skein(s) each A and B
Tutu (A), Barn Red (B)
Skyline (A), Cork (B)
Field Guide No. 22: Grace
Cuatro Wrap by Joji Locatelli
Page 8, under Gauge, should read
20.5 sts and 32 rows = 4″ (10cm) over stockinette stitch, after blocking
Page 10, the first column, to work in Garter Stitch should be amended:
Grace Notes Pullover by Joji Locatelli
Page 23, in the section Shape Shoulder and Neck, instructions for Short Row 2 should read:
–Short Row 2: *P1-tbl, k1; rep from * to end.
Field Guide No. 25: botanica
Autumn Garden Stole by Dee Hardwicke
At both Side Borders and Top and Bottom Borders, using the smaller needle
Page 33 Stole Flat Version
— With long-tail CO, using larger smaller needle and B, CO 322 sts. Do not join; work back and forth in rows. — Set-Up Row (RS): K1 (edge st; keep in st st), work in Seed st to last st, k1 (edge st; keep in st st). — Work 5 rows even. — Change to larger needle
With B, knit 1 row, inc 1 st at center
STOLE Steeked Version — With long-tail CO, using smaller needle and B, CO 325 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts; pm for beg of rnd and work in the rnd as follows: — Set-Up Rnd: Work in Seed st to last 5 sts, pm, work steek sts (see Notes, page 32) to end. — Work 5 rnds even. — Change to larger needle.— With B, knit 1 rnd, inc 1 st—326 sts. — Change to smaller needle.
Shift Row B instructions should read:
Shift Row B (RS, BC): Work to Marker B, sm, sl1-yo, p1, sl1-yo, BRP, work to last stitch, sl1wyif. Drop BC; turn.