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The Wool Goes 'Round. Twenty eleven.

The Wool Goes 'Round

Sounds so si-fi doesn’t it. To all the younger folks this is just how it is. But to the older generation, of whom I am one, this is soooo si-fi sounding. Let’s go back in time, maybe 30, 35 years. Your guide to toe-up knit socks patterns online. For my lovely friend Kate – who recently knit me a pair of delicious ankle socks and who is sock addicted – here is a selection of toe-up sock patterns to test out. International Yarns and Latch Hook Kits. Learn to Knit Toe-Up Socks.

In this pattern you will see links to four instructional videos that will explain each section in detail, and help get you through the tricky parts.

Learn to Knit Toe-Up Socks

This pattern is for a worsted-weight anklet sock. We’re using heavier yarn and bigger needles than most knitted socks, so that you can quickly learn and work through the elements of toe-up sock knitting. Knitting Daily. JG: You're Putting Me On Socks. By Judy Gibson, April 1, 1996 Revised May 29, 1999 [This is the original worsted-weight women's size version of this pattern.

JG: You're Putting Me On Socks

See the new Generic Version to make these socks in other yarns and/or sizes.] These are socks knitted from the toe up, with a standard turned heel (worked backwards). The pattern began as an April Fool's Day joke for the knitlist -- the joke being that when finished, they look exactly like the very plainest of socks. The name comes from this joke, plus the fact that you can try them on as you go to check the fit of the foot. The pattern has a couple of other advantages. Materials Worsted weight yarn, about 200 yards Set of 5 double-pointed needles, size 5 or 6 (US). Generic Toe-up Sock Pattern. Size: women's medium (large) Note: You can adjust this pattern for any size, any gauge.

Generic Toe-up Sock Pattern

The Joy of Toe-Up Socks. Classroom Observation Tips. Typically a student teacher spends the first few days observing his/her cooperating teacher before gradually assuming classroom responsibilities. Even as the student teacher assumes increasing responsibility for instruction, there are many occasions to study the mentor teacher. These are perfect opportunities to observe and analyze the strategies used by the cooperating teacher. The student teacher must remember that he or she is a guest in the cooperating teacher’s classroom. As such, the purpose of the observations is not to critically evaluate the host teacher, but to identify effective strategies and techniques employed by that teacher. The student teacher may also use the observation to identify potential problems and possible solutions before he/she actually teaches a specific class.

Observing is the process of studying classroom activities to determine teaching strategies and student responsiveness. Below are a few methods of structuring an observation: Free - Designs by Emily. Knitting Daily. Big knitting needles help finish projects quickly. Among the many pairs of knitting needles I've collected in anticipation of learning how to knit everything under the sun, I bought a pair of size 50, plastic needles.

Big knitting needles help finish projects quickly

Gone Loopy Boa. I think this is going to be one of my favorite knit stitches yet...the loop stitch is so much fun!

Gone Loopy Boa

Beauty In Ashes. Spring is here and summer is fast approaching so I thought I'd work on something a little lighter than the thickest, warmest stuff I could possibly find (which is everything I've worked on this past 6 months or so.

Beauty In Ashes

Let's face it, the East coast is FREEZING!) I had one ball of Patons Lace yarn in my stash so I decided to try and come up with something to make out of it. The color is called "patina" and fades from charcoal to white and back to charcoal. With such variation in color I wanted the stitches to be very simple so the color and stitch work wouldn't be fighting to get your attention. Flamboyant scarf. We´re still enjoying the yarn from Spinn-spinn.

Flamboyant scarf

This cool, bulky yarn is called Teater, and just looks like a super happy yarn. We´ve mixed it up with a multicoloured mohair yarn, and made an airy scarf with pointy ends and and pom-poms. If you want a similar scarf, we recommend that you buy the handspun yarn first, and then take it to your local yarn shop to find a yarn that works with it.Gauge4"=10 stitches What we used1 ball Teater1 ball Mohair LuxNeedles US 15 How we did itCast on 3 stitches using the Mohair Lux.Knit stripes using the bulky yarn where you feel like it.

The scarf is made using nothing but knit stitches.Knit 1 row.On the next row and on every other row you´ll increase one stitch in the first and the last stitch on the row 14 times in total, making a v-shape.Knit back and forth untile the scarf is 51".Cast off one stitch in the beginning and the end of every second row 14 times in total.Cast off the rest of the stitches loosely. Free Dolls and Doll Clothes Knitting Pattern Link Directory. Free Knitting Patterns For American Girl Dolls. Anne Campbell's Needlework. American Girl Cardigan or Pullover Sweater Knitting Pattern. Breezy baby blanket. A light cotton baby blanket is perfect for a summer baby.

Breezy baby blanket

This one is knitted in a light version of the sea foam pattern, wich makes it airy, stretchy and perfect for wrapping your baby. The blanket is knitted in Pickles Organic Cotton DK, wich is perfect for this tecnique, as it is spun from one thick and one very tin ply. Where other yarns would split in the loosely knitted parts, this yarn holds itself together and make the waves look fantastic! NeedlesUS 8 20" or longer circular needle Yarn300 g Pickles Organic Cotton DK. Gauge4" = 14 stitches PatternCast on 96 stitches.

Row 1: KnitRow 2: KnitRow 3: K6 *1 YO, K1, 2 YO´s, K1, 3 YO´s, K1, 2 YO´s, K1, 1 YO, k6* Row 4: Knit, dropping the YO´s off the needle.Switch colour if you like stripesRow 5: KnitRow 6: KnitRow 7: K1 *1 YO, K1, 2 YO´s, K1, 3 YO´s, K1, 2 YO´s, K1, 1 YO, K6* end last repeat K1 instead of 6.Row 8: Knit, dropping the YO´s off the needle.Switch colour. Snowball Scarf. Snowball Scarf © Kathleen Brundige 2007 Note: The Snowman hat comes from Materials: any worsted weight yarnNeedles used were size 8, but any size is acceptableSize and Gauge: Varies per person CO 10 (I used long tail cast on)

Snowball Scarf

Free Designer Dishtowel Knitting Pattern" Making dishcloths is a great way for a knitting novice to practice new stitch patterns.These projects are quick, fun to make, and useful. Try the three patterns shown here, and beware: They're habit-forming! Techniques. Free Hat Patterns. * Height given is measured BEFORE the brim is already folded up - from the base of the un-folded up brim to the center top of hat. They can be made taller if you want a larger brim to fold up - I like the brim fold up over the ears for added warmth. On newborn hats I plan to fold up about 1" to turn up for the brim, on adult hats I usually figure 2" to 3" so ears are covered. Newborn Head Circumference 13" - 14 " hat circ = 11.5" - 13" Hat height = 5.5 to 6" Toddler - preschooler (12 months - 3 years) Head Circumference: 18" to 20 " Hat height = 8"

Winter Patterns. Bev's Winter Gearfor ALLFree patterns for hats, mittens, scarves, socks, sweaters, shawls and more! Search Bev's Country Cottage. Not Your Ordinary Knitted Dishcloth. Major Knitter: How To Knit Tutorials.