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Spud & Chloë & Blog - StumbleUpon

Spud & Chloë & Blog - StumbleUpon
Hi Spud & Chloë Friends, After an overwhelmingly positive response for the Oink preview and for adding wings….. here he is! This project is so fast to work up you will barely blink an eye and a pig will be flying around your house. I promise. Oink’s body has a Hi Bounce Pink Ball inside but it is optional. You could also use fiberfill for stuffing instead of the ball. Here is some information you might like to know: Finished Measurements: 3 ½ inches tall by 2 ½ inches wide Yarn: Spud & Chloë Sweater (55% superwash wool, 45% organic cotton; 160 yards/100 grams), 1 hank each in Watermelon #7512, Popsicle #7501 and Igloo #7517 (optional for the wings only) Needles: US size 5 double pointed needles, set of 4 or size to obtain gauge Tools: Yarn needle Scissors Tape measure or ruler Polyester fiberfill (small amount) Hi-Bounce Pinky Ball (optional and available on Black embroidery floss Stitch marker Gauge: 6 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch Pigs really do fly!

How to Cable Without a Cable Needle | Lion Brand Notebook - StumbleUpon November 7th, 2011 by Jess Now that you’ve learned to use a cable needle, what do you do if you want to start a cabled project and don’t have a cable needle on hand? Don’t fret; you can cross your stitches without using a separate needle! Now, a few notes on this technique. 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 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. Repeat row 2 for pattern until piece measures about 64" (162.5cm). Bind off all stitches in pattern. Repeat the above instructions 2 more times to make 3 individual 64" (162.5cm) strips. Make the Braid Lay the 3 single-ribbed strips next to each other on a flat surface.

AZURE KNITS BLOG: Free Pattern! Quick Cable Slouch Hat//Hat constructions This is a pattern I had made to teach my student how to make her first cabled hat, so I made sure it was not intimidating. Very quick to knit, so great for gifts. I have used a bulky alpaca yarn so it had a fair drape and a pom-pom was too heavy, but it may work better if you use wool. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++*Note*I have originally posted and recommended size #10 needles for the body, but it seems like many people have been getting a less slouchy result. Materials Needed: US7 or 8 for Brim US10 or 11 for Body (NOTE : I had used #8 and #11, and the body was pretty big so I felted down a little. For either, DPN, fixed 16" Circular, Using 32"+ needles to work in Magic loop is your choice. I used Cascade Yarns Baby Alpaca Chunky. Directions: Cast on 72st using smaller needles. 2x2 rib for AT LEAST 10 rows in Main Color. Increase row : Repeat *K3M1* (96st) Change to the bigger needle. Establishing rows: Row1, 2 and 3) P2, K6, P2, K6 Row 4) P2, T6F, P2, K6 Decrease section:

Incognito cowl - Knitty: Winter 2009 Mellow version: With smaller circular and CC1, loosely cast on 56[60, 64] st. Place marker and join, being careful not to twist. Knit 9 rounds. Switch to larger circular and MC, purl 1 round. Switch to smaller circular and CC1, purl 1 round. Tangy version: With smaller circular and CC1, cast on 56[60, 64] st using provisional cast on. Place marker and join, being careful not to twist. Switch to larger circular and MC, purl 1 round. Carefully remove scrap yarn from cast on edge and place live stitches onto smaller circular. Switch to smaller circular and CC1, purl 1 round.

Baby Chtulhu Ecco l'ultimo arrivato: Baby Chtulhu! Fa un po' il prepotente con gli altri amigurumi...Qui il pattern, che ho modificato un poco per fargli anche le gambe. Here's the new born: Baby Cthulhu! He's a little bossy with the other amigurumis...Here's the pattern, I modified it a little to make him the legs too. Ecco il pattern modificato: Here's the modified pattern: Special Stitches In the pattern I’m going to call the Cthulhu’s tentacles a coil. coil: chain 9, 3 sc in third chain space from hook, 3 sc in each of next six spaces. If you find the chain spaces too small to work 3 single crochets in, try making the chain with a hook that’s one size larger. Head Legs: 6 sc in a magic ringRND 1: work 2 sc in each st around. (12 stitches)RND 2: *sc in first st, 2 sc in next st*, repeat around (18 stitches)For RNDs 3-6 sc into each st around (18 stitches)Join with slip stitch, finish off leaving a long tail for sewing the legs together.Make the second leg, don't finish it off. Arms (make 2) Ch 4.

Craftside: Knit leaf coaster pattern from the book The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting by Margaret Hubert It's Thursday and that means Question day with a book Giveaway. The book is The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting and today you get a free knit leaf coaster pattern from the jam-packed book of knitting fabulousness! Leave your answer to today's question in the comments section of today's post by Midnight ET on Thursday, September 2, 2010: What is your favorite leaf (real or crafted)? Mine are Dusty Miller with a close second being fall maple leaves. If you prefer to knit yours, here's a great pattern for knit leaves that I think would look great in green (as they are here) or in fall colors! Click on the images to read the full pattern and instructions on how to knit a leaf coaster. This great knitting project is from the comprehensive new book: The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting by Margaret Hubert *All You Need to Know to Knit *The Essential Reference for Novice and Expert Knitters *Packed with Hundreds of Crafty Tips and Ideas *Step-by-Step Instructions and Photos for 200 Stitch Patterns

T-Shirt “Yarn” Tutorial | I know what you’re thinking–you’re thinking, “t-shirt what?” You heard me. I said, T-shirt yarn. Oh, yeah…it’s cotton “yarn” made from a spiral cut T-shirt. does everyone on earth have a huge pile of orphan T-shirts that nobody wears, but they can’t seem to part with… or is it just me? So let’s get real green and do something useful with some of them…shall we? Start with a regular t-shirt that has lived a good life…no guilt now. Cut off the bottom hem. Now cut the top off just under the sleeves… so you have a tube of fabric. Fold it nearly in half, leaving the under side sticking out about an inch. Now cut from right to left all the way up to and just past the top fabric, but leave the one inch margin of the lower fabric uncut. it should look like this. The easiest way for you to hold the fabric and cut it into one continuous strip is to slide your arm through the two layers of fabric 1 inch uncut margin running along the top of your arm. Fear not. go dig out the old shirts.

Om Dishcloth Pattern (aka, why are all the patterns I write yoga related?) Ok, ladies and gents, the pattern you've all been waiting for (yeah right, but I have to fluff myself up a bit here :P )............................ Om Dishcloth!!!! Om Dishcloth by Talitha ( Materials:- One small ball of cotton yarn worsted weight. I used Bernat Handicrafter in Natural, it seemed un-yoga-like to use a coloured yarn, but I mean, I'm crazy.- Size ummmm 7 or 8 needles (shorties work best for dishcloths). Directions: CO 41 stitches. Knit 5 rows. Bind off and weave in ends. The universe in me salutes the universe in you (my own loose translation). In other knitting news, I have finished my neck warmer out of half of that Alpaca Silk.

Free Knitting Patterns - Fancy Cupcake - Kimberly Chapmans Knitting Copyright © 2005-2008, Kimberly Chapman. All knitting graphics/patterns/instructions on this page were created by Kimberly Chapman. You may link to this page, but please do not steal/hotlink the graphics or copy the patterns to other sites without my written permission. Feel free to print graphics/patterns/instructions for personal or non-profit use, but absolutely no for-profit reproduction is allowed, including selling of finished items (except for registered charitable causes). [d] See the gallery for more photos, including what it looks like without the icing and how it looks being played with by a toddler. Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in Petal Pink, White, Caron Perfect Match in Espresso, other colourful scraps of yarn. Needles: US size 3 double pointed needles (see my double-pointed needle tutorial to learn how they work) Special Techniques M1: when instructed to M1 (make one), lift the purl bump from the previous row onto the left hand needle. Bottom of cupcake K2, p2 for four rounds.

Mary Jane Slippers « ohmygoodknits! By Lisa Gutierrez on 04/01/2008 **I thought this was obvious, but apparently not: PLEASE OH PLEEASE do not use any of my photos without my permission! I’m a nice person, so if YOU ask nicely, I’d make a consideration. PRINTER-FRIENDLY version link at bottom! I’ve received many messages via Ravelry about these slippers. Crocheted Mary Jane Slippers (women’s large–9.5-10) Materials: worsted weight yarnH-hook2 buttonstapestry needleyou’ll also need some yarn in a contrasting color. First, start with 8 DC into a circle. see the little tail on bottom? after cinching, slst into the top of the first DC, ch 2. [See THIS POST, if you need more information about the beginning round.] This is what my piece looked like after round 4: Work 2 rounds even (NO INCREASING). Now, we’re going to be working back and forth in ROWS. Keep working back and forth over these 23 stitches for 12 rows. This is my half-way mark: On row 13, DC into first 10 stitches, then DC 3 tog: Here goes! SC into same spot.