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The &How Many&?& Knitting Tool. If I want to decrease 14 stitches over 6 inches - how many rows should I work between decreases?

The &How Many&?& Knitting Tool

My pattern needs me to increase 13 stitches evenly over a row - how often do I increase? I want to knit something 13 inches wide - how many stitches do I cast on? I want to knit a piece 22.5 inches long - how many rows do I work? Before you rush screaming for the calculator (or even worse, a paper & pencil), try these tools. The only extra thing you need to know is your current gauge (i.e. how many stitches and rows per inch you are knitting). All measurements are in inches. « I Aten't Dead © 2014 All rights reserved. Marnie MacLean Designs. StumbleUpon. WigUsing straight needles or one set of circulars, cast on 96 sts.


Work in 2 x 2 rib until the piece is as long as the distance between the bottom of your chin, and your eyebrow (about 6.5"), ending with a WS row. NOTE: The extra stitches along the edge of the work will balance the width of the first and last ribs. Later on, when the bangs are added, these stitches will become parts of purl ribs. If more length in the main body of the wig is desired, work more rows at this point. Next row [RS]: work as before, but slip the first and last stitch. Bangs With RS facing and using backward loop cast on, loosely CO 32 sts. If more length in the bangs is desired, work more rows at this point. Work Decreases Using diagram B below as a guide, rearrange stitches on needles and add stitch markers. NOTE: Decreases will be worked identically at the front and back of the wig.

Begin decrease round by working decreases over bangs. MODx Content Manager &. How to Make Pom Pom Flowers. I have a thing for flowers that look like pom poms.

How to Make Pom Pom Flowers

Mums, allium, chive blossoms, dahlias – love ‘em! Since fresh flowers aren’t always in the budget, and because I have a brown thumb, I started thinking about what I could do to brighten up our apartment with flowers without actually using flowers. Soon, the idea for some sort of pom pom flower started bouncing around in my head, and this is what I came up with. How to make pom poms? I googled around and found a number of tutorials, including several that use the cardboard donut method, which can be found here, here, and here. Though my method basically follows the Bella Dia tutorial, I have made some slight variations, so I’ve posted my method below. What you’ll need for the project: yarn small, sharp scissors wire cutters a hot glue gun and glue sticks materials for the stems (paper or fabric covered floral wire or my favorite, branches or twigs) The more times you wrap the yarn, the fuller your pom pom will be.

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Please wait... resources subscribe to the newsletter view the latest newsletter » vote for my next pattern Influence which patterns I actually write and offer on the website » join the ravelry group become a member and join the discussion on ravelry » Sort by: free patterns double wrap cowl everyday wrap fear of commitment cowl felted dog collar heart cozies hot water bottle cozies knitted wreath mittenscarf pint cozy pussy willow scarf raffia pillow covers rag bath mat rag doily rug re-bag simple slouchy hat smitten welted scarf wire and pearl cuff worm scarf Copyright 2014 cocoknits by julie weisenberger. Double Knitting - Knitting Community.

Double knitting is the exception to many knitting rules.

Double Knitting - Knitting Community

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! TLC Home &Free Scarf Knitting Patterns&. Braiding adds another dimension to an otherwise very simple pattern.

TLC Home &Free Scarf Knitting Patterns&

Choose a soft yarn -- it will follow the curves of the braid better than a stiffer one. Size Width: 4" (10cm) Length: 55" (140cm), not including fringe What You'll Need Yarn: Soft worsted weight yarn, 288 yards (263.5m) We used: Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk (80% alpaca, 20% silk; 72 yards [66m] per 50g ball): #12 Grape, 4 balls Needles: US size 8 (5mm) Notions: Tapestry needle to weave in ends; size 8/H (5mm) crochet hook Gauge 18 stitches=4" (10cm) in single-rib stitch pattern Making the Scarf Cast on 10 stitches. Row 1: Work in knit 1, purl 1 rib pattern to end of row. Row 2: Slip first stitch knitwise, (purl 1, knit 1) to end of row, ending with a purl stitch.