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View Patterns / Recipes by LadyDanio. View Mini Mania by LadyDanio. Binding-Off. Learn to Knit a Dishcloth. I am offering this tutorial (pattern + instructional videos) for FREE!

Learn to Knit a Dishcloth

This is a traditional pattern, not my own design, that has been used for generations. I am presenting this for beginning knitters who would like to learn this technique, and to give a free sample of my video tutorials. For knitters, knitting a dishcloth is similar to a chef cooking a perfect egg. It is a chance to really focus on basic skills and do them well. In knitting, that means beautiful stitches, even edge tension, and tidy finishing work.

Size: any size square, mine are about 9×9”Needles: size 7 US, straights or circularsYarn: about 35 grams of worsted weight cotton (65 yards)Additional Materials: tapestry needle for weaving in endsGauge: really not important, but I got 4.5 stitches per inch in garter stitch. Free Patterns. Decreases. Increases. Cast-Ons. Yarn Forward - Needle Conversion Chart. Yarn weight. Yarn weight refers to the thickness of yarn used by knitters, weavers, crocheters and other fiber artists.

Yarn weight

Changing yarn weight or needle size can have a significant impact on the finished project, so standardized systems have been spread about, as well as conversion systems for regional standards (especially needle sizes[1]).Yarn weight is important in achieving the correct gauge or tension for a particular project and can help with yarn substitution. The Craft Yarn Council of America has developed a system that seeks to standardize the labeled weights of yarn.[2] Most yarns state their weight on the ball band. Some brands use a standardized numbering system that uses 7 ranges of relative thickness of yarn. One way of determining the weight of an unknown yarn is to use the wrapping method. Slip, Slip, Purl (SSP) Learn to Knit Entrelac. Entrelac Scarf from FrecklesnPurls. Free Scarf Crochet Pattern and Free Scarf Knitting Pattern at Jimmy Beans Wool.

Ravelry - a knit and crochet community. June 2007 Pattern Contest Winner - Lace Wannabe by Hannah Merritt - Free Knitting Pattern at Jimmy Beans Wool. Scarves to Throws Month 7 Free Knitting Pattern at Jimmy Beans Wool. Huck's Hat Free Knitting Pattern at Jimmy Beans Wool. Free Fall Wrapped Up Knitting Pattern at Jimmy Beans Wool. Jimmy's Touch Me Scarf Pattern - Free Knitting Patterns at Jimmy Beans Wool. Free Alpaca Hug Cowl Knitting Pattern at Jimmy Beans Wool. Sierra Sunset Cowl Free Knitting Pattern at Jimmy Beans Wool.

2007 « JoLene Treace Unraveled. I mentioned several days ago I would write about some yarns I picked up at Stitches & Scones in Westfield Indiana.

2007 « JoLene Treace Unraveled

Whenever I am in Indianapolis, I make a point of going to this yarn store. I was in search of yarns for a call for submissions from Interweave Knits for a book they have in the works. Sure, I have like a million odd balls of yarns of all kinds in my “yarn room” upstairs (it isn’t big enough to qualify as a studio, though hopefully I will have one of those by this time next year). To be honest, I wanted to play with something new. Something fresh. maybe something I really liked that I forgot about.

I emailed Molly to ask about a few that I was looking for specifically, and when I left the store I had the following: Savoy, a yummy silk and merino blend (in a lovely chocolate brown color and white), Wool Bamboo (two balls), Indulgence, Silke Tweed (two balls), Blue Sky Alpaca & Silk (two skeins), Linen Isle, and Princess (two balls). There just are not enough hours in the day. Yarn by Weight Class. KnittingNovices : Message: Yarn Weights. Golden bird knits: Easy washcloth knitting patterns. I'm on a big washcloth kick right now-- they can be finished in one or two evenings and are simple enough to knit while watching a movie.

golden bird knits: Easy washcloth knitting patterns

My goal is to have a supply on hand for birthdays and special occasions throughout the year. They make nice gifts when you fold one or two in to a small basket and include a bar of scented soap. Supplies: -Fantasy Naturale 100% Cotton Mercerized (you can knit both patterns with one skein of yarn) -Size US 8/5 mm straight needles To knit the ridged washcloth shown above: Cast on 34 stitches. Begin the pattern: Knit 5 rows in garter stitch. Knit 4 rows in stockinette, beginning with a knit row.

Repeat the pattern until the cloth is 7 inches long or desired length, ending with the four rows of stockinette. To knit the feather and fan wash cloth shown above: Free Knitting Patterns. How to Cable Cast On Knitting Stitches. Simple Baby Booties. Adult/Teen Sewn Polar Fleece Hat Pattern. Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles. Double point knitting needles, single point knitting needles, and circular knitting needles collection, including crochet hooks and tunisian crochet hooks...

Circular Bamboo Knitting Needles

By purchasing a full collection of circular knitting needles, the price drops to as low as Make sure to scan our entire selection to. Rainbow Bulky: Beadwrangler Mall. Beadwrangler Mall. By special request, Beading Made Easy! As promised, here's the scoop on beaded knitting, crochet style.

By special request, Beading Made Easy!

I much prefer this method because it saves me from having to string hundreds of beads onto my yarn, a pretty onerous task if ya ask me! Plus it saves wear and tear on the yarn since you don't have to slide all those beads along the length of the yarn as you do with the knitted on method. Lastly, I feel this method "seats" the bead on the knitting better because you place the bead over BOTH legs of the stitch, unlike the knitted on method where sometimes the beads slip to the purl/private side and are difficult to see in the knitted fabric. So let's begin.... Of course, the proper tools are of utmost importance! Here you can see just how tiny these hooks really are. I use seed beads for my knitting. Now for the "how to" portion of our broadcast.... Lisa's Knit Hat. The sample hat was knit on size 8 needles with TLC yarn, but any worsted weight yarn is fine.

Lisa's Knit Hat

Worsted weight yarn. Size 8 needles (one circular, one set double point) On the circular needle, cast on 80 stitches (more or fewer, as long as it's an even number, to get the right circumference), leaving a tail at least six inches long. Do NOT join! Row One: Knit in the front and back of each stitch to double the number of stitches. Slipper Sox. TLL Knitting Patterns. Touching Little Lives - an Ohio based charity for needy premature and newborn infants in Ohio. Login. Jane Thornley. Tuesday, April 01, 2014 New Pattern: Crocus in the Woods Capelet Yes, spring may be delayed in some areas until further notice but on our needles, spring is in full bloom!

Jane Thornley

Grow my new Crocus in the Woods tulip-necked capelet and celebrate the season! Continue reading the full entry..