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Twist Collective. By Karla Stuebing What happens when knitting inspiration meets scientific method?

Twist Collective

A rare thing of pure beauty. Inspired by a pattern she found in an online knitting magazine, Karla Stuebing paired the mathematical expertise she uses as a statistical methodologist and research professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston with her passion for yarn and needles. The result—a technique that's been dubbed planned pooling—is awe-inspiring. Here's a look at how she does it—and how you can too. My fascination with pooling began in 2009 with a pattern called Sweet Spot, designed by Wannietta Prescod. What I realized was that there was underlying structure in the dye patterns of the yarns that wasn't immediately apparent when the yarn was skeined to feature the mixture of colors, rather than the pattern.

The following examples show the pattern you would expect to see for the red, green, blue colorway above, knitted out at two different stitch counts. 38 Beautiful Cast Ons - How Many Can You Knit? 1940s Patterns to Knit. The 1940s in Britain was a high point for hand knitting.

1940s Patterns to Knit

Women on the home front could make a contribution to the war effort by knitting for the troops using patterns that were often given away free. Many specialised patterns developed such as the balaclava helmet with ear flaps for use in telephone operations or the mittens with a separate forefinger for firing a trigger in the cold. Free Patterns. Home / Free Patterns Download Free Loopy Mango Patterns (click on pattern name to download a PDF): Montauk Throw (Loopy Mango Big Loop Yarn)Wonder Cape (Loopy Mango Big Loop Yarn)Bunny's Tale Hat (Loopy Mango Big Loop Yarn) watch video how to make the hat and how to make pompoms.Little Monster's Jacket (Loopy Mango Big Loop Yarn) - watch video for connecting the sleeves - this pattern is available for free with yarn purchase only or as part of DIY kit- please put a note in your order to request this pattern emailed to youSt.

Free Patterns

Copyright © 2016 Loopy Mango. Textured pattern - video website free pattern - Crochet Websites Free. The knitting free pattern is known to be a yarn interlacing technique, which may be made of wool or textile fiber in an organized manner thus, creating a cloth, which by its texture and elasticity characteristics, is also known as knit free knitting or simply knitting.

Textured pattern - video website free pattern - Crochet Websites Free

The free knitting can be done manually with two needles or just one, that besides making the entanglement of wires, creating the knitting stitches, make knit free knitting pattercom points already woven. The knitting technique was born in Egypt where the entanglement was done with bone or wood, after the Belgian led this technique to the English where women use knitting to produce socks and scarves to protect their husbands and children in the winter. So the knitting technique is closely related to the coldest days in winter. Knitting Abbreviations Chart And What Stitches They Are. Awww-some Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns. This Woman Knits Blankets with Super-Sized Yarn and Her Bare Hands. 33K 6ShareNew When the weather is especially brutal, there's nothing like crawling under a chunky, wool knit blanket to stay warm.

This Woman Knits Blankets with Super-Sized Yarn and Her Bare Hands

Loveknitting. Time to Talk Day: the health benefits of knitting. News Published on February 4th, 2015 | by Merion Mental health problems are very common – but nearly nine out of ten people who have them say they face stigma and discrimination, which makes life even more difficult.

Time to Talk Day: the health benefits of knitting

Tomorrow (5th February) is “Time to Talk Day“, run by the charity Time to Change, who are working hard to encourage us to talk about mental health, and share our stories. At LoveKnitting we hear time and time again how knitting can help with mental health problems – read on to find out why…. Any knitter reading this post will not be surprised to learn that knitting is one of the most effective ways to help with anxiety, depression and pain management.

Studies by Stitchlinks, the brainchild of Betsan Corkill, have explored how knitting and other crafts can improve low self esteem, help with stress, fear, anxiety and worry and give people a rewarding, purposeful occupation – and a route out of social isolation and loneliness. 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Knitting. This is one of my favorite posts from Love Knitting, and I just had to share it with you all.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Knitting

Any of these 10 are perfect to whip out as conversation pieces… assuming you know your audience well enough! 1. Divergent Necklace. Divergent Necklace Clover Free Knit Pattern Intermediate Skill Level Designed by Jessie Rayot Here is a great addition to your spring wardrobe, because spring is coming!

Divergent Necklace

I love playing with colors, shapes and textures in my knitting. The Divergent Necklace is the result of this. Short rows are used to add stockinette wedges into the garter stitch necklace base. Free Knit Patterns. Babykit for Melker. Little Snails Crochet Amigurumi - Knitting Bee. Little Snails Amigurumi love… ♥ Learn to crochet these colorful little snails at Nata’s Nest.

Little Snails Crochet Amigurumi - Knitting Bee

All images copyright of their respective owners. Little Snails Amigurumi love… ♥ Learn to crochet these colorful little snails at Nata’s Nest. All images copyright of their respective owners. Knitting Patterns: Free Knitting Projects, Vintage Knitting Patterns. Bootees – Natural Nursery Knits - Knitting Bee. Bootees– Natural Nursery Knits Sizes To fit 0–3 (3–6: 6–9) months Length of bootees 8 (9: 10)cm Materials: 1 x 50g ball of 4ply-weight cotton-blend yarn, such as Rowan Fine Milk Cotton, in pink or white Pair of 2.75mm knitting needles 2 small mother-of-pearl buttons for shoes and 1 button for flower Free booties pattern here: link All images copyright of their respective owners.

Bootees – Natural Nursery Knits - Knitting Bee

CAST ON - SLOW VERSION. Rainbow Dog Sweater Knitting Pattern from Caron Yarn. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of July 25, 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically.

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This knit scarf came out so soft and luxurious that I absolutely fell in love with it … but I made it with my mom in mind and I love her more, so I lovingly wrapped it up and waited excitedly for Christmas when I could give it to her. I am happy to say that she loves it too! I used a yummy yarn from my local yarn shop called Shibui Silk Cloud and it was absolutely divine to work with! It gives off a beautiful and soft halo too. (You can also find it on the Jimmy Beans Wool site here.) Stitch libraries. Free Knitting Pattern HanukahHat Hanukah Hat. Free Knitting Pattern L32141 Embellished Pullover. The Prohibition Shawl : Favorite Stories from Lion Brand Yarn. "October; The month when knitting really starts coming into its own again. " - Elizabeth Zimmerman, A Knitter's Almanac I missed The Civil War. Back when the nine-part documentary that launched Ken Burns' career premiered in 1990, my evenings were dedicated to baths and bedtime stories.

Last summer, years after the national discussions of his groundbreaking series had died down, my husband Rody and I checked them out of our local library. I have always wanted to experience "history as seen through the eyes of Ken Burns" and be a part of the conversation his work generates when it first airs. Finally, I got my chance. Prohibition was a dark period in my family's history. Naztazia® - Creative Self-Sufficient Living Website. Free Universal Yarn Pattern : High Effect Feather and Fan Shawl. Knitting. Free Crochet Pattern 70681AD Urban Winter Leg Warmers. Free Knitting Pattern L32244 Flip-Top Mittens. Pattern Search. Bear's Rainbow Blanket. Like many parents, I soon discovered after having a baby that I'd never actually been busy before.

Basic things like taking showers and returning phone calls suddenly seemed overrated. But for me, one thing that has never been dispensable is crafting things for my son, Bear. I'm not saying that I sit around for hours, dreamily stitching away. No, it's more like a stolen moment here and a quick minute there; a few squares at jury duty, a couple more in a waiting room, and two years later a blanket is born! As drawn out as the process was, making Bear's Rainbow Blanket was always an exhilarating ride.

I think I could have crocheted these squares for the rest of my life, but I finally stopped myself when I had enough to make a 40 x 54-inch blanket, the perfect size for my four year old. I've crafted quite a few things in my life, and though I have so much fondness for many of those things, this is perhaps the dearest to my heart. To start concocting your own grand plan, read on! Gauge. Spinning a yarn. Rainbow Owls Baby Blanket pattern by Shana Galbraith. Needle & Hook. Pinterest. The Brioche Stitch Home - What's New? Pinterest. KNITTING STITCHES. Library of Knitting Stitches - Knitting Stitch Patterns.

Knitting stitches free - חיפוש ב-Google. Directory of Free, Online Knitting Patterns by Category. Free Fancy Knitting Stitch No. 10. Free knitting stitch library. Mary Jane Slippers. When I was seven I relished any chance I could get to wear my black patent leather Mary Jane's. No event was too insignificant! Now I like to shuffle around my apartment in these knit slippers reminiscent of the classic style. Some historical perspective: Mary Jane was sister to Buster Brown, star of the early 20th century comic, Buster Brown.

The Brown Shoe Company licensed the names and characters of the strip and made Mary Jane Shoes what they are today. Cute and sassy! Enjoy! I kept these slippers pretty simple, but they'd also be really cute modified for a button or decorated with a knit flower. Gauge 5 stitches = 1 inch in garter stitch Finished Size Fits medium size woman's foot (shoe size 7-9) Making the Sole Note: If you slip the first stitch of every row, it will be a little bit easier to pick up stitches later. Cast on 8 stitches Row 1: Knit Increase Row: Slip 1, kfb, knit to last 2 stitches, kfb, knit 1 (10 st). Knit 2 rows. Repeat the last 3 rows 2 more times (14 stitches) Knit 3 rows. How to Knook: Full Length Video (Right Handed) NeedleLite Lighted Knitting Needles and Crochet Hooks. Like to knit in bed/in the dark/in the car/around a bonfire? Meet Maiziea on Craftsy. Knit Floral Block: Seventies Daisy. Click to zoom.

Finger Knitting Scarf ∙ How To by anemona on Cut Out. Scarf Knit With Comb ∙ How To by Zydonia on Cut Out. Knitty.com. Knitty.com. Frog pond edition In Japan, the kajika goes kerokero. In Spain the rana sings cruá-cruá. A beka would say bre-ke-ke in Hungary. Here in Norway, frosker sier kvakk.

LACE TUNIC Knit.1 Magazine Summer 2006 #12. Knit.1 Summer 2006 #12 design by Shiri Mor This delicate, feminine top can be knitted or crocheted. Free Pattern – Crochet Drawstring Bag. I am so glad that my blog’s migration is finally over, phew!!! After numerous sleepless nights fighting against broken links, fine tune the layout (still doing though), adding plugins, widgets, blah blah blah….

Recycle Tutorial – Making Of T-Shirt Yarn. Finger Knitting - Creativebug.