Valley Yarns Knitting & Crochet Patterns Errata
While we do our best to ensure the accuracy of our Valley Yarns knitting and crochet patterns, the occasional error is inevitable. We apologize for any inconvenience. Below you will find a list of errata from our Valley Yarns patterns. (Note: This page only lists errata discovered after 2/26/2014.)
Valley Yarn 40th Anniversary 11 Cirro Tee
Back Row 46 - stitch counts should now read:
24 (24, 29, 29, 33, 33) ch-3 lps, 25 (25, 30, 30, 34, 34) sc
Valley Yarn 40th Anniversary 06 Sermilik Shawl
For a centered edging, Row 1 of the edging instructions should now read:
Row 1: Join yarn at either corner of ?rst row of shawl with a sl st, ch1, 1sc in same sp, * ch7, 1sc in next end of row; rep from * to marker, ch7, skip 2 sts, 1sc in next st, (ch7, skip next 3 sts, 1sc in next st, ch7, skip 5 sts, 1sc in next st) 2 times, ch7, skip 3 sts, 1sc in next st, ch7, skip 2 sts, 1sc in last st, rep from * to beginning of shawl.
Valley Yarn 619 Hot Chocolate Run Polar Bear
Head Section should read:
Rnd 2: K1, m1, k9, m1, k1, m1, k9, m1, k1. 25 sts.
Rnd 4: K1, m1, k11, m1, k1, m1, k11, m1, k1. 29 sts.
Rnd 6: K1, m1, k13, m1, k1, m1, k13, m1, k1. 33 sts.
Rnds 7-12: Knit.
Rnd 13: Ssk, k12, k2tog, k1, ssk, k12, k2tog. 29 sts.
Rnds 14-16: Knit.
Rnd 17: Ssk, k10, k2tog, k1, ssk, k10, k2tog. 25 sts.
Rnds 18 and 19: Knit.
Rnd 20: Ssk, k8, k2tog, k1, ssk, k8, k2tog. 21 sts.
Rnds 21 and 22: Knit.
Rnd 23: Ssk, k6, k2tog, k1, ssk, k6, k2tog. 17 sts.
Body Section should read:
Rnd 29: *(K1, m1) twice, k17, (m1, k1) twice; rep from *. 75 sts.
Rnds 30-50: Knit 21 rnds
Rnd 51: For the tail, using a knit-on cast on, cast on 5 sts to the left needle, (k5, turn) 4 times, k2tog, k1, k2tog, turn, k3tog, turn, knit this st together with the first st of the round, knit the rest of the round.
Rnd 52: Purl.
Rnds 53-54: Knit 2 rnds.
Rnd 55: *K3, k2tog; rep from *. 60 sts.
Rnds 56 and 57: Knit.
Rnd 58: *K2, k2tog; rep from *. 45 sts.
Rnds 59 and 60: Knit.
Rnd 61: *K1, k2tog; rep from *. 30 sts.
Rnds 62 and 63: Knit. (Stuff the body at this point)
Rnd 64: *K2tog; rep from *. 15 sts.
Rnds 65 and 66: Knit.
Rnd 67: K1, *k2tog; rep from *. 8 sts.
Valley Yarn 605 Colorfall Cardigan
There was a mistake in listing the Yarn Requirements. The Yarn Requirements should now read:
Valley Yarns Charlemont
2 skeins Color A - Deep Sea
1 skein Color B - Mulberry
2 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins Color C - Purple Passion
The set-up row on the yoke should read:
Set-up row (RS): [K1, p1] 5 times, k48 (55, 63, 70, 78, 85) for left front, PM, k6 for left sleeve, PM, k26 (30, 36, 40, 46, 50) for back neck, PM, k6 for right sleeve, PM, k48 (55, 63, 70, 78, 85) for right front, [k1, p1] 5 times for right front. 4 markers placed.
Valley Yarns 603 Arbor Pullover
Left Front Shoulder section should now read:
Row 3 (WS): With CC, p1, ssp, p to end. Do not turn work. Slip sts up to the left-hand needle.
Row 4 (WS): With MC, k1, * p1, k1; rep from *. Turn work.
Right Front Shoulder section should now read:
Row 4 (WS): With MC, k1, * p1, k1; rep from *. Turn work.
Valley Yarns 602 Cremini Baby Cardigan
There were some errors mis-stating RS versus WS in some of the instructions.
The lower body instructions should now read:
Repeat Rows 4 and 5 until lower body measures 6 (7, 8, 9)” from cast on edge or desired length to underarm, ending with a WS row.
Next row (RS): K10 (12, 14, 16) right front sts, bind off 4 sts for underarm, k25 (29, 33, 37) back sts, bind off 4 sts for underarm, k10 (12, 14, 16) left front sts.
Yoke instructions should now read:
Return to the lower body sts.
Row 1 (WS): P across left front sts, PM, p across left sleeve sts, PM, p across back sts, PM, p across right sleeve sts, PM, p across right front.
Row 2 (RS): *K to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, SM, ssk; rep from * 3 more times, k to end. 8 sts decreased.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 -- 2 (3, 4, 5) more times, slipping the markers as you come to them on WS rows.
Valley Yarns 591 Warrant Cardigan
Sleeve cap instructions now read:
Row 4: Ch2, turn, 1esc in first st, esc2tog in next st, 1esc ea st across until 3 sts remain, 2esctog, 1esc in last st.
Row 5: Ch2, turn, 1esc in ea st across.
Rows 6 and 7: As Row 5.
Repeat Rows 4-7 until 30 sts remain.
Row 8: Turn, do not chain - sl st in first 3 sts, ch2, 1esc in same st, 1esc in ea st across until 2 sts remain.
Repeat Row 8 twice more. 18 sts remain. Fasten off.
Valley Yarns 590 Eva Vest
Added: Armhole ribbing:
With RS facing and starting in the middle of the bound off sts at the bottom of the armhole, pick up and knit an even number of sts around armhole, picking up 1 st in every st along underarm and 3 sts in every 4 rows along vertical edge. Work in k1, p1 ribbing for 1”. Bind off. Sew side edges of armhole ribbing closed.
Sew in all loose ends and block.
Valley Yarns 586 Seed Plaid Throw
Even though the finished dimensions said 42" long, the pattern itself said to work until piece measures 48". The directions should read:
Repeat Rows 1-42 for 42” or desired length, ending with a Row 42.
Valley Yarns 581 Last Minute Mittens (Free)
Hand Rnd 3 now reads: Rnd 3: K1, m1, k1, m1, k to end. 24 (27, 27) sts
Valley Yarns 576 Knit Lace Jar Covers (Free)
A note has been added after Rnd 13 that reads:
Note: this round is deliberately 2 sts shorter than previous rounds in order for the lace column to work correctly. The marker will return to its original position in Rnd 24.
Valley Yarns 572 Pickwick Cowl
Pattern should now read:
Rnd 1: Do not join, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook and ea ch around (mark first st for beg of rnd) - be careful not to twist!
Valley Yarns 569 Baby Steps Cardigan
In the left front, the sentence that reads:
96(108, 120, 132) sts in this section - 24 (27, 30, 33) between the markers, 24 (27, 30, 33) at the shoulder and 24 (27, 30, 33) at the hem.
should now read:
96(108, 120, 132) sts in this section - 48 (54, 60, 66) between the markers, 24 (27, 30, 33) at the shoulder and 24 (27, 30, 33) at the hem.
Valley Yarns 554 Papyrus Cardigan
Yoke instructions updated to add more stitch markers.
Valley Yarns 553 New Directions Cowl
Finished Measurements should read: 6" wide by 40" around.
Hat Brim should read:
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 a total of 80 times, until there are 80 slipped sts along one edge.
Mitt cuffs should read:
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 a total of 28 times, until there are 28 slipped sts along one edge.
Valley Yarns 547 Chandelier Shawl
Row 26 now reads:
K3, [m1p, p to 2 sts before marker, k2, SM] twice, m1p, p to marker, SM, k2, SM, [p to marker, m1p, SM, k2] twice, p to last 3 sts, m1p, k3. 82 sts
Valley Yarns 546 Alexandrium Cardigan
Row 2 of the sections titled "Left Half" and "Sleeves" should now read:
Row 2: With next color in sequence, join yarn to first dc of row, ch1, turn, 1sc in ea of first 2 dcs, *ch3, sk next ch loop, 11dc in ch7 loop, ch3, skip next ch loop, 1sc in next dc **, ch3, sk next dc, sc in next dc; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1sc in 3rd ch of ch3.
Valley Yarns 542 Ice Glen Cardigan
Row 5 now reads:
Ch2 (counts as 1dc), turn, 1dc in ea dc and ch 1 sp across. Fasten off.
Valley Yarns 537 Hellebore Rug
Round 2 now reads:
Rnd 2: Ch3 (counts as 1dc), 1dc in same st, 2dc in ea st around, join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 3. (24dcs)
Valley Yarns 517 Blue Mist Cardigan
In the Neckband section, Row 6 should read:
Row 6: K1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, *p1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk; rep from *, k1.
Valley Yarns 516 Firedance Cardigan
With smaller needles and RS of front facing you, pick up and knit 1 st for every 2 rows evenly along right front edge, then 1 st in every st along back neck, then 1 st for every 2 rows evenly along left front edge, adjusting the number of sts if necessary to achieve a flat edging.
Knit 1 row.
Next row (RS): Knit for 13 (13.75, 13.75, 14.5, 14.5)”, BO 4 sts for buttonhole, k to end.
Next row: K to bound off sts, CO 4 sts and k to end.
Knit 3 rows and bind off.
Weave in all loose ends and sew button to correspond to buttonhole.
Valley Yarns 513 Geneva Pullover
PDF now has updated finished measurement information. PDF now reads: Finished Measurements: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)”.
Valley Yarns 509 Knit Stars (Free)
The directions “Repeat from * for each point” should read
“Repeat Rows 11-20 for each point.”
Valley Yarns 508 Kassar Cowl
Round 8 of the hexagon motif has been corrected. Round 8 should now read:
Rnd 8: Ch8 (counts as 1dc and ch5), *1dc in next dc, (ch2, 1dc in next dc) twice, ch2, sk 2 sts, 1dc in ea of next 3 sts, ch2, sk 2 sts, 1dc in next dc, (ch2, 1dc in next dc) twice, ch5; rep from * 5 more times, skip the last dc and ch 5 at the end of the last repeat, sl st to 3rd ch of ch8 to join.
Valley Yarns 493 Child's Forest Pullover
Both right and left zig zag cables have been updated.
8-stitch cable pattern has been updated
Valley Yarns 491 Hearts of Oak Scarf
The needle information was updated to read:
"US size 7 (4.50mm) needles or size needed to get gauge"
Valley Yarns 489 Camel Cape
The yoke directions should read:
Repeat rows 3 and 4 until there are 30 sts in each front section, 38 sts in each shoulder section and 58 sts in the back section. 198 sts total (including the 4 sts between markers)
Continuing to work in stitch pattern, repeat rows 3 and 4 without the kfb at beg and end of the increase row 0 (3, 5, 9) times. 198 (222, 238, 270) sts.
Valley Yarns 487 Dappled Shawlette
After Row 6 of the Eyelet Section, the pattern should read:
Rep Rows 1-6 for a total of 14 repeats: 223 sts on needle. Knit one row, dec 1 st to 222 sts and remove markers as you come to them.
"Rep these 8 rows a total of 35 times for edging" should read:
"Rep these 8 rows until all shawl sts have been worked."
Valley Yarns 486 Star Paths Cardigan
In the left front section:
"Slip these 96(108, 120, 132, 144) sts down to the cable on the cable or to scrap yarn for later."
"Slip these 96(108, 120, 132, 144) sts down to the cable on the circular needle or to scrap yarn for later."
Valley Yarns 482 Copper Penny Child's Pullover
Color is #861 Copper, not Terra Cotta
Valley Yarns 480 Proclus Vest
Finishing: Sew shoulder and side seams. Join yarn to bottom right front edge, sc along right front edge, around neckline and back down left front edge, fasten off. Join yarn at underarm seam, sc around armhole, repeat for other arm. Weave in ends.
Valley Yarns 478 Foundry Lace Stole/Scarf
Row 1 should read as follows:
Row 1: 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch4, sk 2 chs, *sc in next st, ch4, sk 2 chs, sc in next st; rep from *.
Round 3 should read:
Round 3: Sl st in next 2 sts (takes you to the corner), ch1, 1sc in same st, 1sc in ea st along side to next st marker, ch2, *([1dc, ch2] three times) in next sc**, sk 2 sts, 1sc in next st, ch2, sk 2 sts; rep from * 3(13) more times; rep from * to ** in next marked st, 1sc in ea st along next long side to next marked st; rep from *, join with sl st in first sc of round.
Valley Yarns 476 Themisto Tunic
Yarn: 1 cone Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 10/2 (100% mercerized cotton, 4200yds/1lb. cone) (about 900(1000, 1100, 1200, 1300) yds used)
#7453 Amber Gold
Valley Yarns 474 Creamery Shrug
Yarn requirements should read: 6 (7, 8, 9) skeins
Valley Yarns 468 Veranda Tam
Rnd 20 should read:
Rnd 20: *P1, yo, ssk, p2, yo, k2, sl1-k2tog-psso, k2, yo, p2, k2tog, yo; rep from *.
Valley Yarns 464 Bittersweet Pullover
Body cast on should read: With larger needles, CO 120 (120, 130, 140, 140) sts.
Valley Yarns 460 Hyannis Cardigan
Finishing: Attach buttons to match buttonholes. Graft underarm sts closed with Kitchener stitch. Sew in all loose ends and block.
Collar directions now read: With smaller needles and RS facing, starting at the beginning of the neck shaping, pick up and knit 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) sts up the right neck edge, knit across the remaining yoke sts, then, pick up and knit 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) sts down the left neck edge. 44 (44, 48, 48, 52, 52) sts. Work even in ribbing for 4” and bind off.
Valley Yarns 456 Sumac Berry Shawl
Rows 4 - 19: Repeat Row 3. Place markers in first and last ch4 sps of Row 19. Fasten off. (97ch4 sps)
Row 1 of Berry Edging now reads:
Row 1: Ch3, * [1 bobble, ch1, 1 bobble] in same ch sp, ch1, sk 1 ch sp, 8dc in next ch sp, ch1, sk 1 ch sp; ** rep from * to ** to next marker, [1 bobble, ch1, 1 bobble, ch2, 1 bobble, ch1, 1 bobble] in marked ch4 sp (corner made), ch1, sk 1 ch sp, 8dc in next ch sp, ch1, sk 1 ch sp; *** rep from * to *** once more; rep from * to ** to last ch sp, [1 bobble, ch1, 1 bobble] in last ch sp.
Special stitches now include the directions:
Picot: ch3, sl st to the side of the dc at base of ch
Valley Yarns 455 Isabella Dress
On the Back, the directions: “Repeat rows 12 and 13 three more times” should read: "Repeat rows 12 and 13 three more times, then work row 12 once more."
In the Special Stitches section: "make bobble: (k, p, k, p) into next st, slip 4th, 3rd, 2nd st over first st. 1 st remains." should read: "make bobble: (k, p, k, p) into next st, slip these 4 sts back to the left needle, k4, slip 4th, 3rd, 2nd st over first st. 1 st remains."
Valley Yarns 453 Bumblebee Set
The hat directions now read:
Change to largest needles and yellow. Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, purl 1 row.
Row 1 (RS): P1, * LC, RC; rep from *, p1.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K1, p to last 2 sts, k1.
Rows 3 and 7: P1, k to last 2 sts, p1.
Row 5: P1, * RC, LC; rep from *, p1.
Row 8: As Row 2.
Repeat rows 1-8 for pattern.
Hat Section should now read:
Row 2 and all WS rows: K1, p to last st, k1.
Rows 3 and 7: P1, k to last st, p1.
Bumblebee Blanket stitch pattern should be a multiple of 8 sts + 4.
Cast on numbers for the blanket should be 156 (180, 204) sts.
Valley Yarns 451 Leoni Cardigan
In the Hexagon directions:
"Repeat Round 2 until you have 16 (19, 21, 24, 26) rounds completed. 384 (450, 504, 576, 624) dc, 64 (75, 84, 96, 104) between each of the markers. Fasten off."
Valley Yarns 448 Fiddlehead Set
In the crown shaping section, Round 8 should read:
Rnd 8: Sl1, * k1, p3, k5, p3; rep from *
Valley Yarns 447 Damson Shawl
Solid color is Mulberry, not Purple Passion.
Valley Yarns 444 Bethany Cardigan
Directions for the back should read:
With larger needles, cast on 24 (26, 28, 30, 32, 34) sts and purl one WS row.
Row 1 (RS): K2, moss 5, k1, PM, k to last 9 sts, PM, k2, moss 5, k2.
Directions to shape armhole should read:
Row 1 (RS): K2, moss 5, W&T.
Row 2 (WS): Moss 5, p2.
Row 3: K2, moss 5, k1, working wrap with wrapped stitch, remove marker, W&T.
Row 4: P1, moss 5, p2.
Row 5: K2, moss 5, k to marker, remove marker, k2, moss 5, k2.
Row 6: P2, moss 5, W&T.
Row 7: Moss 5, k2.
Row 8: P2, moss 5, p1 working wrap with wrapped stitch, W&T.
Row 9: K1, moss 5, k2.
Row 10: K the k sts and p the p sts, taking care to work the final wrap with the wrapped st.
Valley Yarns 441 Garland Blanket
Color A is Coral, not Melon.
Rows 8 and 9 of the Garland section should be worked with Color A, not Color B.
Valley Yarns 430 Bas-Relief Blanket
This pattern was updated to add k1b symbols to the chart on rows 2 and 14.
Valley Yarns 428 Bordeaux Pullover
The cable pattern should read:
Cable Pattern (multiple of 8 sts):
Rnd 1: *K4, FC; rep from *.
Rnds 2-8: Knit.
Rnd 9: *BC, k4; rep from *.
Rnds 10-16: Knit.
Valley Yarns 425 Cosmos Toe-Up Crocheted Socks
Rnd 2 of Toe now reads:
Rnd 2: 1sc in first st (pm here to note the beginning of the round - use a different color than the other 4), 2sc in next stitch (pm in first of this pair), 1sc in ea of next 8 sts, 2sc in next stitch (pm in second of this pair), 1sc in ea of next 2 sts, 2sc in next stitch (pm in first of this pair), 1sc in ea of next 9 sts, 2sc in next stitch (pm in second of this pair). (29sc)
Valley Yarns 414 Valley Cowl
Round 4 stitch count should read: 168dc.
Valley Yarns 404 Playing Blocks Baby Blanket
With A Ch 153 (not 151)
The pdf has been updated to include more detailed instructions for strips 2 and 3.
Edging Rnd 1 said to work 2sc in each corner
Now says to work 3sc in each corner
Valley Yarns 397 Riverbend Cardigan
Sleeve section now reads:
BO 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows
Valley Yarns 387 Sunny Day Socks
In the heel section. The sentence that reads: "Repeat Rows 3 and 4 until 14 (16, 18, 20) unwrapped sts remain between the wrapped sts, ending with a WS row." Should read: "Repeat Rows 5 and 6 until 14 (16, 18, 20) unwrapped sts remain between the wrapped sts, ending with a WS row."
Valley Yarns 369 Manhattan Headband
Row 11 in the Increasing Section now reads:
"Row 11: K2, [p1, k1] 2 times, [p1, yo, p1] in 1 st, [k1, p1] 2 times, k2. 15 sts."
In the decreasing section, rows 19 and 21 should be labelled rows 17 and 19.
Valley Yarns 358 Fisherman's Rib Cardigan
Neckband instructions should read as follows:
Row 5: Work in ribbing, casting on 2 sts over each set of bound off sts.
Rows 6-8: K1, *k1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Bind off all sts.
Valley Yarns 327 Sojourner Cardigan
The upper back stitch count should say
"73 (85, 91, 95, 101, 109) sts remain."
Rnd 26 of body said:
Rnd 26: *RT, p3, k2, p3, C4R, p4, C4R, p3, k2, p3; rep from *.
It now says:
Rnd 26: *RT, p3, k2, p3, C4L, p4, C4L, p3, k2, p3; rep from *
Pattern 278 Star and Diamond Cardigan
The 4th line in the sleeve section should read: Work in Diamond Brocade, decreasing 1 st at beg and end of every row 5 times. 63 (63, 71, 71) sts.
Valley Yarns 259 Hanging Garden Layered Cardigan
In the lace pattern: Row 9: K2, sl1-k2tog-psso, *yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, sl3tog-k2tog-p3sso; rep from*, end last rep with k3tog instead of sl2-k3tog-p2sso, k2. should read:
Row 9: K2, sl1-k2tog-psso, *yo, k1, yo, k3, yo, k1, yo, sl3tog-k2tog-p3sso; rep from*, end last rep with k3tog instead of sl3tog-k2tog-p3sso, k2
Valley Yarns 228 Quilted Diamond Vest
The back section should now read:
Next row: Work chart for 15(15,18,18) sts, bind off center 27(29,27,27)sts, work to end.
Working each side separately, bind off 5(5,6,6) sts at armhole edge 3 times.
Valley Yarns 198 Brattleboro Cabled Swing Pullover
In the written directions for Cable B, "Rnds 14-16" should instead read "Rnds 13-16."
Valley Yarns 185 Olive Branch Yoga Hoodie
Row 13: K to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, sm, p2, k1, mll, p1, mr, k1, p2, ssk, k to end. should read:
Row 13: K to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, sm, p2, k1, ml, p1, mr, k1, p2, ssk, k to end.
On the Right Pocket:
Row 16: K2, mr, k2tog, p2, m1l, k1, mr, p2, ssk, k to end. 24 sts. should read:
Row 16: K2, mr, k2tog, p2, ml, k1, mr, p2, ssk, k to end. 24 sts.
Valley Yarns 165 Cherry Hill Pullover
This entire pattern has been fully revised. Click here to view the updated version.
Valley Yarns B10 Basic Crocheted Pullover
Sleeve instructions should now read:
Work in hdc, increasing 1 st at beg and end of every 3rd row until you have 16” (18”, 20”, 22”, 24”) worth of sts.
Valley Yarns B9 Basic Set-in Sleeve Cardigan
The opening paragraph in the Right Front that reads:
With smaller needles, cast on 38 (42, 48, 52, 58, 62) sts.
Work in k1, p1 rib for 2” or to match back ribbing, ending with a
RS row, decreasing 1 (0, 1, 0, 1, 0) sts on the last row. 37 (42, 47,
52, 57, 62) sts.
Switch to larger needles and work in St st, decreasing 1 st at the
end of every 4th row 7 times. 30 (35, 40, 45, 50, 55) sts.
With smaller needles, cast on 35 (40, 45, 50, 55, 60) sts.
Work in k1, p1 rib for 2” or to match back ribbing, ending with a RS row.
Switch to larger needles and work in St st, decreasing 1 st at end of every 8th row 5 times. 30 (35, 40, 45, 50, 55) sts.
Valley Yarns 07 Centuria Tam
Round 33 of the chart should read as P11, K1.