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Free Pattern: Tiny Baby Bunnies. Need a last minute egg-stuffer for Easter? These mini-marshmallow-size bunnies are the ultimate scrap yarn project, and can be whipped up in just a few minutes! Use sock yarn as shown, or scale the project up by using thicker yarn and larger needles for a bigger bunny. Hip Hop Blanket. When was the last time you picked up your knitting needles?

Hip Hop Blanket

The new year is still fresh and you have plenty of time to grab 2011 by the horns (or knitting needles?) Smaller: Small craft- Zsa mask. We are really excited about this cool hat project!

smaller: Small craft- Zsa mask

It's easy enough for even a beginner like me to make so I am going to try and get one done for Christmas. You can find other great projects and get some crafting inspiration from the prolific and talented Dutch blogger- Mme ZsaZsa. Although the design looks complicated, it’s actually just a piece of knitted fabric with the sides stitched together. The ears don’t have to be knitted but are shaped by wearing the hat, and the eyes are openings made by casting stitches off in one row and casting them back on in the next row. Take a look at the pattern drawing: You knit a rectangle of 31 stitches to a length of 40cm.

Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf. This Lovely Leaf Lace scarf is made with Lobster Pot's 8-ply cashmere in color "Chatham Light".

Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf

The stitches that create this beautiful and dimensional pattern are a simple combination of strategic yarn-overs and decreases. The lace pattern has a wonderful dimensionality while the stockinette pattern curls around your neck like a big soft hug. If you're curious about the green scarf on the left you can find the complete instructions for it at this link: Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf Materials. Ravelry. Ravelry. Blog : CRAFT Pattern: Pumpkin Cozy.

If you carve your Halloween pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern too early, it’ll be shriveled and rotten by the time of the big night, and that’s no treat!

blog : CRAFT Pattern: Pumpkin Cozy

Knit this pumpkin cozy in the meantime. This project is great for practicing increases and decreases. Adjust the size by knitting fewer or more increase rows and easily customize it for your pumpkin, or knit one up first and bring it with you to the patch. The pattern fits a pumpkin approximately 11″ in diameter as written. Knitting help has a great section on increases and decreases. Inspired to craft something for Halloween? Related. Parallax Knitting · Lyra’s cap. Download the pattern here I was so smitten by the costumes in the Golden Compass, and for this cap at least, one wonders: how often can something so desirable be achieved so easily?

Parallax Knitting · Lyra’s cap

I whipped this up in an evening and thought I would share. If you are lucky you will even have some yarn in your stash that will work. Difficulty Easy Size Child [Adult] (shown in adult size) 35 mm. Fresh from the Knitty rejection pile!

35 mm

(It's okay Knitty, I still love you. Let's hang out sometime?) 35mm Hat Growing up in Minnesota, I know the value of warm winter accessories. Unfortunately, I see so many people covering their heads with boring, machine-knit hats that I sometimes get the desire to make hats for people I hardly know. This hat was designed for my older brother, Colin. SIZEto fit an average or large adult head FINISHED MEASUREMENTSCircumference, unstretched: 19 inchesWill comfortably fit up to 25 inches. Editorial spring 06. Note: To make this pattern easier to understand, the predominantly yellow (MC) side will be called the RS, and the predominantly black (CC) side will be called the WS.

editorial spring 06

CO 48 stitches using CC. Who? Summer 2007. Using US #6/4mm needle, CO 133[144] sts, placing a marker every 22[24] sts.

Summer 2007

Note: For the smaller size only, there will be 23 sts after the last marker, instead of 22. Also for the smaller size only, omit the yo at the beginning of the first row. K1 instead. Knotty but Nice hat - Knitty: Winter 2009. DIRECTIONS Using circular needle, CO 120 sts.

Knotty but Nice hat - Knitty: Winter 2009

Place marker and join to begin working in the round, being careful not to twist. Round 1: P1, k2, [p2, k2] to last st, p1. This round sets 2x2 Rib for hat. Continue in 2x2 Rib until work measures 1.25 inches. Work Rounds 1-29 of chart. Work 7 rounds 2x2 Rib. Switching to double-point needles when necessary, shape crown as follows. Fall 2006. Using circular needle and two strands of MC held together, CO 60[60, 64, 68] sts.

Fall 2006

Place marker and join to begin working in the round, being careful not to twist. Note: Piece is worked with two strands of MC held together throughout. Work Rounds 1-4 of Baby Cable Rib pattern 6[7, 8, 9] times, then work Rounds 1-3 once more. Eyelet Round: [K2tog but do not drop sts from left needle, k into first of these sts again, drop both sts from left needle, yo, p2tog] to end. Work 6 more rounds in pattern as set. BO all sts loosely in pattern. Cord Using double-point needles and CC, CO 3 sts. Trilobite - Knitty, Summer 2009. Chart: The chart for this pattern fits on a letter-sized page. Click here and print. 1x1 Rib (Worked in the round over an even number of sts): All rounds: [K1, p1] to end. C2B: Sl 1 to cable needle and hold to back of work, k1 from left needle, k1 from cable needle. C2F: Sl 1 to cable needle and hold to front of work, k1 from left needle, k1 from cable needle.