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Free Crochet Pattern: Knock Around Hat - Crochet Zone. It seems everywhere I look these days someone is doing a “knit look” crochet pattern. I do knit, but crochet is so much faster and so these patterns are very welcome indeed! Most of the stitching looks like the traditional garter and stockinette stitches which are lovely, but I wanted to try my hand at something that looked a little more textured. The Knock Around Hat is a basic beanie sized from newborn to adult, that has a texture similar to a knitted embossed or moss stitch and the band is reminiscent of fair isle. I hope you enjoy making it and will share your finished pictures on my Facebook page.

This post contains affiliate links Knock Around Hat! Size: 3 Month to Adult Materials: • Light Worsted Weight yarn • Main color (Color 1): 80 – 150 yards • 3 Contrast colors (Color 1; 2; 3): small amount of each • Hook: I/5.50 mm; J/6.00 mm • Yarn needle for weaving ends Gauge: See “Gauge Check” measurements in pattern to check gauge. Notes: Round 2: Ch 2, work 2 dc in each st, join round. (20) Crochet Home. Guacamole Comfy Beanie. There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service").

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You! Stitches. Woven Finger-Knitting Hula-Hoop Rug DIY. Here we go! I’m so excited to kick off this series of finger-knitting projects. For the first project, B proffered his largest ball of finger-knitting for us all to try weaving a rug! This project is super-fun and easy to do. The rug was made on a hula hoop loom, using an old t-shirt for the warp and a massively huge ball of finger knitting for the weft. My son’s ball started with four-finger finger-knitting(click here for a how-to) and switched mid-ball to single-finger finger-knitting.

I have to say that although this project was easy for the kids to work on, I think the size of it was a bit overwhelming. My suggestion is to sit down and do a little bit of finger knitting, finish it off, ball it up and add it to a basket. I’ve been going nutty with finger-knitting. Here is the DIY for the hula hoop rug: Materials: A large ball of finger-knitting (or, this can be done in stages as you complete littler strands of finger-knitting) An old t-shirt (I used a women’s large) Scissors Voila! Rainbow Knit Blanket Pattern. By: Smitha Katti from smilingcolors.com Rainbow Knit Blanket Pattern This image courtesy of smilingcolors.com "A colorful Rainbow Knit Blanket Pattern that is easy to make with an unique texture/stitch.

A video tutorial and downloadable pattern PDF included. Easily mix and match different yarns to achieve a full spectrum of color. " Knitting Needle Size: 17 or 12.75 mm Yarn Weight: (6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches) Materials List Vanna's Choice yarnHometown USA yarn Enter your email address and click GO! Thank you for signing up! We were unable to sign you up - please try again. Easy Crochet For Beginners: Easy Crochet Afghan Pattern Using Brick Stitch. I love to create easy crochet for beginners, including afghans, blankets, and throws. With this wickedly simple crochet stitch, you can turn out smaller projects for practice using your scrap yarn, then go for it with a darling afghan for your home in any size your heart desires. Don’t be intimidated by large projects either. As daunting as a full or queen sized crocheted blanket looks, when the stitch pattern is easy, you can relax as you crochet and enjoy the entire process.

Whether it is for a gift, something for your own home, a scarf, sweater, or a lovely crocheted baby afghan for an upcoming baby shower, you’re only limited by your imagination. Today I'm walking with you through a couple of quick, easy steps that you can use to create several projects. The following stitch is one of my most favorites crochet stitches, ever. Just take a minute or two to stop and look back just to check your stitch pattern is cohesive. Wash in cold or warm water, and tumble dry on medium. Ready? Mittens. Teaching Crochet. Accessories. Crochet Mittens Free Pattern - Mrs. Murdock's Mittens. Author Brenda K. B. Anderson Introduction My sister-in-law (who incidentally lives in Michigan, the nation's high-five) asked me for a no-frills crochet mitten pattern using worsted weight yarn.

Finding one was harder than I thought, so I came up with this one. It is quite simple, worked in single crochet only. Materials List Size G - 6/4.00mm hookApproximately 200 yards of worsted weight yarn in color of your choice for Women's size. Finished Size These mittens are patterned for preschool sized hands with older kids and women's sizes shown in parenthesis. Preschool These mittens measure approximately 6.5" in length, including ribbed cuff. Older kids These mittens measure approximately 8" from ribbing edge, to fingertip. Women's Size These mittens fit most women's hands. Star measures 2 ¼" from tip to tip. Gauge 17 sts and 18 rows worked in sc = 4" x 4" Notes Abbreviations and terms used in this pattern: Ch = chain Dc = double crochet (used in star pattern only) sc = single crochet Sl st = slip stitch.

Points crochet. Knit Buttons. Hi, Last week I posted instructions for making crochet buttons and promised there would be more. Today I have instructions for knitted buttons. I was browsing on Amazon and came across this book; I don't own it but have added it to my wish list as it has fab reviews. Knit Buttons Use a size or 2 smaller needles than recommended for the yarn of your choice. 1. 2. Braided Hemp & Bead Bracelets - Craft By Photo. Tissus, laine...

Free knitting patterns. I knit this stocking flat A) because I don't enjoy knitting in the round andB) because I think it gives greater flexibility in working fairisle and other intarsia designs. I tend to work it on double pointed needles because during heel shaping you need to switch from working one side to the other. You can knit it on regular needles but slide the work across onto a second needle at appropriate time. Apart from the stocking top it is worked in stocking stitch (knit on right side and purl on reverse) Materials:oddments of yarn. I prefer to knit these on 2.75 mm needles with pure cotton 4ply but the pattern will knit up with whatever you prefer.

Cast on 25 sts, **(27 if knitting one of the stranded designs charted below)rows 1 - 3: knitrow 4: (right side) begin pattern from charts below (if required)work a total of 14 rows of pattern ending with a wrong side row. Start at the bottom of the chart for the pattern charts Heel shaping:I like to use different coloured yarn to accentuate heel. Stitches, motifs, techniques. Amigurumi Patterns. Knitting and Crocheting. Knit Fabrics & Hand Knitting. Cross stitch. Things to Make. Knitting and Crochet Techniques.

Crochet & Knitting. Sewing: Christmas Crafts. Christmas - Knitting and crochet free patterns. Top Tech Tips – the perfect crochet circle | Cara Medus. You know the score. You’ve been making crochet circles the same way since I Don’t Know When, but they are never quite right – the seam, having to smooth out the corners… I’ve been trying to find a way of improving on the basic crochet circle where you close off each round with a slip stitch. This is easy to work and easy to count, but the slip stitch at the end of the round creates a visible seam, and you also need to stagger the increases to stop the ‘corners’ becoming obvious.

The second way of doing it is the spiral. This has the advantage of losing the seam, but it is more tricky to keep track of the stitch count (stitch markers may be needed!) , and when you have finished there is a visible ‘step’ at the end which needs smoothing out. It also doesn’t work if you want to work a different colour for each round. What I’ve come up with combines the advantages of working in closed off rounds with those of the spiral: Pattern UK terms used throughout. Step-by-step Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4. Double Knitting - Knitting Community. Double knitting is the exception to many knitting rules. You can double knit a stockinette scarf, and it will lay flat instead of curling. Color knitting will be reversible, showing a negative of the image on the back of the work instead of floats. How is this possible? Double knitting produces a fabric with the right sides showing on both sides of the work.

This technique is fun to do and produces a thick fabric that is ideal for winter accessories, hot pads, and there are even patterns for double knit sweaters! Cast on Cast on with double the number of stitches The cabled cast on is great for double knitting because it creates a flexible edge. Cast on with yarn held double You could also use the cast on of your choice, but with the yarn held double. How to Double Knit Single color double knitting instructions Double knitting with one color in the front and one color in the back Bring both yarns to the front and purl the next stitch with only the contrast color. Granny Square pattern, with pictures (scene one, take two) Edit #2 (late November 2006): I've noticed on several forums that a lot of people are using my rectangle granny square pattern.

Seen the comment that people are worried about the long sides of the afghan narrowing while the corners on the short ends stick out. This is perfectly normal. Once your afghan starts getting bigger the weight of the afghan will make things even out. You dont need to do anything special to fix it. EDIT: November 2006 -- I've found several of my pictures in other sites on the internet...I dont mind people giving out the LINK to my blog, but I do mind people lifting my pictures and claiming that the items in the pictures were personally made by them. (I think at least one picture was being hotlinked from my photobucket account. bad bad ju ju!) I'll be gradually putting copyright info on my pictures, altho, it's probably a little late now... Here's hoping the power doesnt go all wonky on me again (and it could...there's a heck of a wind storm going on outside) How to make crochet ball.

How to make crocheted beads in a few easy steps. Many time people asked me to write this tutorial and finally it's here. These crochet balls you can make in all the colours of the rainbow and in any size.It is a very good idea for beginners to start out with thick yarn and a large hook so they can practice before going down to the skinnier threads and crochet hooks.

Used terms: stitch (st.), single crochet (sc), single crochet 2 together (sc2tog) A wooden bead is perfect as a core of a crochet ball, but you can use acrylic beads as well. Use proper size of crochet needle for the yarn you chose to use for the bead.Take a bead about 2 cm diameter. Make a loop a few inches from the end of your yarn.Take the loop where two threads overlap, between your left thumb and forefinger. Insert hook into the loop from front to back. Draw up a loop.Make a chain. Insert the hook into the loop, so you are crocheting over a loop and the yarn tail. Draw up a loop to begin your first SC. Complete the SC. The Thumb Trick: Sometimes called an afterthought thumb, I first read about it in Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitter's Almanac. I really like this method because it's seamless; sometimes when patterns have you place stitches on a holder and then cast on the top stitches you can get an odd seam right in the crease where your thumb meets the hand, and that can be uncomfortable.

The only trouble that some people may have with this method is that you cannot immediately try on your mitten in progress, as you can with mittens where the stitches are put on holders. But if you want to you can just knit a few more rows and then pick up the stitches instead of waiting until the mitten is done, threading the waste yarn through them so you can try on your mittens as you knit. The trick: Knit to where you want to place the thumb hole, and take a length of contrasting yarn, and knit the thumbhole stitches with it instead of your working yarn: (see the working yarn, still on the right-hand side of the work?)

Ta da! 25 Crochet Techniques to Learn. Cro-tatting – learn more Continuing on with the series, here is a list of 25 crochet techniques to learn to help jumpstart your crochet creativity. Some of them are specific techniques for traditional crochet and others are variations on traditional crochet. I’ve included seom information on getting started with learning each of these things. Print out the list, add to it and challenge yourself to learn something new with crochet all of the time! 1. Crochet in the round Do you learn better from words and still photos than video? Many people prefer to use the magic ring to start their in-the-round project. 2. I like the tutorial from Stitch Diva that shows the anatomy of crochet stitch and explains where to put the hook to crochet in either the front or back loop only. 3.

The best resource for getting started is the WonderHowTo page that shows a variety of different variations of two color crochet including how to crochet using two threads at once. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Tunisian Crochet How-To… Basic Tunisian Crochet Stitch. Welcome friends! This is my first How-To blog post and I am excited to share with you. I am going to show you how to Tunisian Crochet. Some of you may have heard of it and others maybe not. Either way, you will learn how to do it today! Tunisian Crochet is a fabulous way of mixing crocheting and knitting. To start off, you need a Tunisian Crochet hook. As you can see, it’s a long crochet hook… … with a stopper at the end like a knitting needle. If you can’t get your hands on one of these, you can use one of your regular crochet hooks. As far as yarn, feel free to use whatever you have on hand that will work with your hook.

Stitches Ch– Chain Yo– Yarn over Sts- Stitches Sk– Skip Sl St– Slip Stitch Did you notice there’s no single, double, treble (etc.) crochets? A big thing you need to know and keep in mind as you do this is that you will go back and forth on your work and never turn. The Forward Pass you will be working right to left and The Return Pass you will work left to right. Chain 15. Crochet stitch patterns. Crocodile Stitch. Knitting - Entrelac Pattern.

Knitting Stitch Patterns: eyelet-lace-stitches. Cheat Sheets for the Knitter - U Create. Buttons and Buttonholes. How to Get a Straighter Seam Working HDC in the Round | Charmed By Ewe. HATS. Ingram Scarf.