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Technique - Knitting Cast Off with More Stretch. Traditional knitting cast off is fine when you are making sweaters, bags, scarves, and the like.

Technique - Knitting Cast Off with More Stretch

With autumn officially here and a chill in the air, we are knitting wool socks and leg warmers for an extra cozy layer. This technique is a great way to cast off your knitting with a little bonus stretch along the edge. With a traditional knitting cast off, you knit 1 stitch, knit a 2nd stitch, and pass the first stitch over the 2nd stitch. Pom Pom Tea Cozy The Pink Puff Ball. Broken Rib Hat pattern by Amy O'Neill Houck. Tips and tutorials – cocoknits by julie weisenberger. Non-English language knitter?

tips and tutorials – cocoknits by julie weisenberger

I am often asked if I have my patterns translated into other languages. I don’t (except the Danish version of the Prairie Boots) but thanks to the internet you may be able to do it yourself. continue reading circular gauge. Jeny's surprisingly stretchy bind off, Fall 2009. This bind off combines the classic simple bind off with a yarn wrap.

Jeny's surprisingly stretchy bind off, Fall 2009

HOME. Knit Unicorn Hat Pattern by Brittany Tyler. This Unicorn Hat is perfect for children both old and young. Make one for Halloween or other costumed event … or just for fun! If you don’t want a unicorn hat (who wouldn’t!?!?) , you can skip all of the embellishments for a great basic earflap hat that requires just one skein of super soft Malabrigo Rasta. Original design by Brittany Tyler Brittany is the more technological half of Team Tangled and is affectionately referred to as the “virtual multimedia fairy.” She is currently pursuing a degree in graphic design at Montana State University and she works part time at her favorite LYS in the whole world, Stix . Related Links: Unicorn of Honor —> Brittany describes the circumstances that would lead her to knit this hat for a WEDDING. {*style:<br>*}Malabrigo Rasta is a super bulky, super quick project yarn that is perfect for warm winter accessories. Stitch Beret.pdf. See Eunny Knit!

Cairi left me a comment way back around Christmas, tagging me for that fun 6 weird things meme.

See Eunny Knit!

By that time, I'd fallen off the face of the earth, and never filled it out. But!! I'm here now, and I'm totally ignoring the ephemeral, quickly-staling nature of such things to tell you.... Big D-mn Pineapple (Stitches in Time) : Knitty Spring+Summer 2012. LEAVES With MC, CO 320 sts.

Big D-mn Pineapple (Stitches in Time) : Knitty Spring+Summer 2012

If you are beading, place a bead on every CO st. Join to work in the round, being careful not to twist. Place marker to indicate start of round. K 1 rnd. Begin leaf pattern: Rnd 1: (K6, yo, k1, yo, k6, sl1-k2tog-psso) around. Repeat Rnd 2 26 more times. Break yarn, leaving 6–8 inch tail. Full Size Knitting. New - I’ve added two short videos to YouTube to show how I knit English ‘lever’ style.

Full Size Knitting

I hold the RH needle like a pen. The first video is showing ribbing a sock. The second one demonstrates 2 colour knitting with two hands. These pictures are of a scarf I have now finished. The stitch pattern is called broken rib and is one of those patterns that you probably see in a stitch dictionary and think "Ho hum" and move on to another more exciting stitch. This top picture shows the reverse only. This picture shows the broken rib on the front. Simple Worked-From-The-Top Raglan Pullover Pattern Calculated by the Percentage Method. Simple Worked-From-The-Top Raglan Pullover Pattern Calculated by the Percentage Method The percentage method of creating a sweater pattern uses the chest measurement plus an allowance for ease of fit as a basis for all other measurements.

Simple Worked-From-The-Top Raglan Pullover Pattern Calculated by the Percentage Method

The chest measurement is treated as the 100%; all other measurements are some portion of that measurement. You may prefer (or need) the body or arms of the sweater to be longer than that which is calculated by this method. How I Thrum. Thrummed mittens have been around for a couple of hundred years in Northern Newfoundland and Labrador.

How I Thrum

The term thrums refers to yarn waste from weaving looms. Uhlan cap (Stitches in Time) : Knitty Deep Fall 2012. Uh La La We have no lace today, dear reader.

Uhlan cap (Stitches in Time) : Knitty Deep Fall 2012

No clothes for dolly. No pert little caps for traveling, or wee small jugs, or silk handbags in the shape of tropical fruit. No. Today we're deserting the boudoir for the wild woods, the field of battle, the deck of a storm-tossed ship. Creepy critters chullo (Ethnic Knitting Adventures): Knitty Deep Fall 2012. FLAPS (Make 2) With color MC and smaller needles, CO 10 sts.

Creepy critters chullo (Ethnic Knitting Adventures): Knitty Deep Fall 2012

K10 rows of each color in this sequence: MC, CC1, CC2, CC3, CC4. Corner With MC, work short rows as follows: Note: No wrap and turn or other special technique is needed when turning. Row 1 [RS]: K10. Rows 2 & 3: K9, turn, knit to end, turn. Rows 4 & 5: K8, turn, knit to end, turn. In the last issue, I promised to show you how to join two sets of live stitches without leaving a seam. Perfect for this particular issue of Knitty with its focus on garments to be worn ... hmm ... well, let's just say places you might not want a seam. It's also perfect for the toes of socks, the top of hoods and baby garments or anywhere else you don't want the thickness of bound-off edges sewn together.

It's not, however, particularly well suited to shoulder seams on heavy sweaters or other places where you might want the stability of a bound-off edge to hold the shape of the garment. Grafting, also known as Kitchener stitch or weaving, joins two sets of stitches that are still on the needle (a.k.a. "live") by using a tapestry needle threaded with yarn to create a row that looks like knit stitches between them. A quick note: For this tutorial, I'm going to focus on grafting stockinette stitch together, with a note about grafting garter stitch at the end. How to Knit Continental Style. Grafting Epiphany. TECHknitting. Making Beautiful seams- A tutorial. Making beautiful seams takes time and patience.