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Clever cast-on techniques

Clever cast-on techniques
Cast on Please note - all of the Cast Off tutorials (incl. kitchener stitch) can now be found here. You are welcome to download and use these tutorials. If you wish to recommend them to a friend or use them in a pattern I ask that you link to this page - please do not link directly to the PDFs. Likwise, please do not distribute them in anyway - please link to this page. All tutorials are provided in PDF format for ease of use: if you are unfamiliar with PDFs, please visit the FAQ page.

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Diagonal Basketweave Knitting Pattern Diagonal basketweave is one of those knitting patterns that looks so intimidating, but once you understand the method is a lot of fun to knit. I’ve tried it in both cotton and wool and both swatches are very flat and resistant to curling, so the pattern seems ideally suited to blankets and the edges of sweaters. If you want to try working this stitch in the round we have a tutorial for that as well – Diagonal Basketweave In The Round Tutorial! Use the size of needle suggested on your package (or whatever needle you would usually use with your yarn), or possibly a size larger. Knitting a little bit loosely will make everything a lot easier.

Knitting Design for Beginners: Designing Knitwear Patterns; Getting Started. Once you can knit, there is nothing to stop you from designing your own simply shaped garments. This is the first part of a series of articles which will show you how. Knitting is maths; knitwear design even more so. Free Scarf Knitting Patterns" Braiding adds another dimension to an otherwise very simple pattern. 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 Knitted Scarves - How to Knit a Scarf at WomansDay Project excerpted from Head to Toe Knits: 35 hats, scarves, gloves, and socks you'll love to knit. A luxurious scarf (made here from pure Aran wool) that will be the envy of all your friends. The chunky cable makes it extra thick and warm, and with the super-long length you’ll never be cold. You could also try this pattern with finer yarn for a skinnier and lighter-weight version of this scarf.

Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookies These are divine. Truly. They taste just like your favorite breakfast treat but in fabulous cookie form. How to Knit The Horizontal Herringbone Stitch This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the horizontal herringbone stitch. This is a complicated, but beautiful stitch that creates a woven looking fabric similar to the herringbone material used to make men’s suits. It’s gorgeous lines add class and sophistication to patterns like scarfs, cowls, and bags. Skill: AdvancedCast On: Multiples of 2 For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:Slip Slip Knit – sskPurl Two Together – p2tog Weaving in Ends I have some good news. And, I have some bad news. Good news first: there is no one right way to weave in your ends. So, chances are, you haven’t been doing it wrong! Now, the bad news: there are so many different ways to weave in your ends, you might not be doing it the best way either. Having options, it’s a blessing and a curse.

a common thread blog: rag bath mat tutorial i’ll start my first post back with a finished project/tutorial! a few weeks ago, my boyfriend and i were planning to throw out this huge king size comforter. it was just so much fabric though, that i couldn’t bear to part with it. so it sat beside the doorway for about a week, before it came to me. rag bath mat. so, i bought the gigantic knitting needles - size 19! ripped the comforter, made yarn from the fabric strips, and knit it up into a mat for my bathroom floor! Before &nbspAfter

One Skein, One Night, Seed Stitch Tall Cowl [ Easy, Free Knitting Pattern ] This is my free knitting pattern for a super simple, easy to knit seed stitch cowl. It uses one skein of yarn, and can be knitted up in one night, making it a perfect and affordable last-minute present! It’s knit in the round, so there’s no seaming at the end, and it’s really warm and cozy. Supplies: Woven Felt Place Mats Handmade placemats are a great way to add some color and a unique touch to your table. I wanted to create a modern set that would work well for outdoor dining in the summer that would also be easy to make. These woven felt placemats require no sewing so they can be a fun all-family project! Materials These materials will make a set of six 11-inch x 17-inch place mats: Finished Measurements

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