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Grocery Bag “Yarn” When people see the handbags some of us carry around they never believe that we’ve made them from regular grocery bags.
I bet I’ve been asked about 65,000 times in the last few years–”How can you possibly crochet with a grocery bag?” Consequently, this story has been told quite a bit, but never here on the blog. So, for those of you who’d like to know—this is how you do it. Take one innocent looking grocery–the thin, noisy kind–and smooth it out flat. Fold it in half lengthwise and smooth out again. Fold in half again, and smooth out. Cut off the bottom seam, and the handles at the top. Fold in half again. Cut the strip into 1 inch pieces… until you’ve cut the whole strip.
Open up the loops… Remember making rubberband chains when you were a kid? Well, it’s like that. Pull one loop through the other until… they knot together. -pretty much like yarn. It’s a great way to recycle those silly bags and make our own teeny tiny dent in the local land fill. Cables. Knitting Supplies.
January 2011 Archives. January 31, 2011 A Small Parade The hunt for unfinished things, and the desire to move them to the other category yielded up a few things in the last few days.
The urge to tidy the box holding UFO's didn't go away. It's such and unusual feeling that I thought I might recover from it - the same way you get better from a cold, but nope. I looked to the socks first. I know that picture is blurry, but you have no idea what it took to get a good enough shot of my own feet. My Lenores have been sitting on my desk, waiting only for the ends to be woven in for months.
Fear of commitment cowl - cocoknits. Your options are wide open with the “fear of commitment” cowl!
Button it right up close to your neck for maximum warmth. Too warm? Move the button so the cowl rests on your shoulders or somewhere in between. Super easy and fast, the trick is in connecting two buttons with elastic so you don’t have to commit to a button hole! Skills Needed General knitting skills. Size One size, approximately 9" wide by 33" long. Materials Yarn 250 yards any soft, bulky yarn which calls for #10.5–11 needle. Sample: Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Super Chunky (55% Merino, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere, 72yds/50g) Needles Size appropriate for your chosen yarn. Notions buttonselastic cord. Knitting Kits from KnitPicks. Free Scarf Knitting Patterns". Braiding adds another dimension to an otherwise very simple pattern.
Choose a soft yarn -- it will follow the curves of the braid better than a stiffer one. Size Width: 4" (10cm) Length: 55" (140cm), not including fringe What You'll Need Yarn: Soft worsted weight yarn, 288 yards (263.5m) We used: Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk (80% alpaca, 20% silk; 72 yards [66m] per 50g ball): #12 Grape, 4 balls Needles: US size 8 (5mm) Notions: Tapestry needle to weave in ends; size 8/H (5mm) crochet hook Gauge 18 stitches=4" (10cm) in single-rib stitch pattern. Knitty.com. WigUsing straight needles or one set of circulars, cast on 96 sts.
Work in 2 x 2 rib until the piece is as long as the distance between the bottom of your chin, and your eyebrow (about 6.5"), ending with a WS row. NOTE: The extra stitches along the edge of the work will balance the width of the first and last ribs. Later on, when the bangs are added, these stitches will become parts of purl ribs. If more length in the main body of the wig is desired, work more rows at this point. Next row [RS]: work as before, but slip the first and last stitch. Bangs With RS facing and using backward loop cast on, loosely CO 32 sts. If more length in the bangs is desired, work more rows at this point. Work Decreases Using diagram B below as a guide, rearrange stitches on needles and add stitch markers. NOTE: Decreases will be worked identically at the front and back of the wig. Begin decrease round by working decreases over bangs. Marnie MacLean Designs. KnittingHelp.