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Mustaa villaa: Three reasons to love Garter Stripe Beanies Three reasons to love Garter Stripe Beanies 1. The colours.I really, really love knitting with colours. I had kinda forgotten this, because what I don't love is wearing colours – maybe I should stop knitting for myself? Socks don't count, of course. 2. 3. Garter Stripe Beaniesfor the Finnish Red CrossPattern: my ownYarn: Novita Wool (white), Debbie Bliss Merino DK (green and turquoise), Tricots Brancal Escocesa (black), handspun (pink and olive green) + various leftover yarnsNeedles: 3 mm (for the edging) and 3,5 mm What I did (please note that this is not a proper pattern, knitting at your own risk only) Circumference: 46 centimeters / 18 inches, to fit a childGauge: 24 sts = 10 centimeters / 4 inchesUsing straight needles, CO 112 stitches. Join to begin working in the round, and knit stocking stitch for about 8 centimeters (3 inches), or as long as you like. Place markers: [K28, place marker] 4 times. Decrease Round: [K2tog, k to 2 sts before next marker, ssk] 4 times.

nupp, nupp, nupp | pepperknit The Swallowtail Shawl is done! And I wore her to work today (to many wonderful compliments). Pattern: Swallowtail ShawlSource: Interweave KnitsYarn: Shelridge Farm “Soft Touch Lace,” 100% wool, 2-ply laceweightColor: MandarinSkeins: Less than 1; a skein is 500 yardsNeedles: Addi Turbo size 5 circ, then a size 8, then a size 10Preblocking size: 34″ wide by 16″ high at the tipPostblocking size: 54″ wide by 22″ high at the tipStarted: Thursday, May 17 (evening)Finished: Monday, May 28 (evening) Modifications: I chose to make the shawl larger, increasing the number of center back motif (“Budding Lace”) repeats. Now, what I didn’t pay attention to was that the Peaked Edging repeat is 8 stitches wide. Note that the pattern says, “The shawl can be made larger by working it with fingering, sport, or worsted-weight yarn on larger needles.” I’m really happy with the modified size. Now, my decrease modifications. The other decrease modification I made was to the “sk2p” (sl1 kwise, k2tog, psso).

How to Get a Straighter Seam Working HDC in the Round | Charmed By Ewe When making a hat my preferred stitch is the half double crochet; the only problem with working hdc in the round is the running or diagonal seam that is created when rounds are joined. I’ve been playing around with stitch placement on the last few hats I’ve made and I think the resulting straighter seam is much neater looking. *NOTE* – The method described below will only work if the starting chain of each round does not count as a stitch. I have written up a Basic HDC Beanie pattern specifically for this technique that can be found HERE. There are two steps to getting a straighter seam on a crochet HDC hat. {make 2 hdc in first stitch, hdc in next stitch} repeat around Since the HDC naturally slants to the right, working increases at the beginning of the set is going to accentuate the slant, so you will want to reverse the instructions, placing the increase at the end of the set like this: {hdc in first stitch, make 2 hdc in next stitch} repeat around Here are the 2 rounds to alternate:

Design Seeds® | for all who ❤ color sweetened tones posted 04.23.14 comments 0 global hues sponsored links spooled hues posted 04.22.14 comments 0 geode brights surf hues posted 04.21.14 comments 0 hummingbird hues easter hues posted 04.20.14 comments 0 bunny tones next page >>> Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns | In the Loop Knitting Baby Heart Blanket This adorable baby blanket pattern is easy to knit with simple, basic stitches in worsted weight yarn. The finished size is 30 by 35 inches. Get the knitting pattern for $6.00 at Etsy Shop for worsted weight baby yarn at Annie’s Looking for more heart knitting patterns? Dahlia Baby Blanket This baby blanket knits up quickly in pieces that are assembled. Cecelia Baby Blanket The circular shape gives a unique shape to this 5-star reviewed baby blanket. Get the pattern at Annie’s for $6.99 Buzzy Bee Blanket The buzzy bees and characteristic stripes make this baby blanket adorable and fun at the same time! Layered Lace Baby Blanket This lovely and extraordinary flouncy baby blanket is extra warm because of the lace layers and the lace is perfect for special occasions and future heirlooms. Get the pattern on Etsy Cottage Baby Blanket This pattern is one of 21 patterns in the Interweave Knits Summer 2015. Finished Size 46” square. Sweet Dreams Baby Blanket

Hema-breiboeken In de jaren zeventig en tachtig van de vorige eeuw waren de Hema-breiboeken razend populair. Eén keer per jaar werd het winter-breiboek uitgegeven door de Hema en later volgden ook de zomer-edities. Binnen de kortste keren waren de boeken na verschijnen uitverkocht. Eind jaren zeventig bereikte de oplage van het breiboek een recordhoogte van 250.000. Zelf truien breien werd nog populairder dan het was. Het modebeeld verschoof en het breiboek hield uiteindelijk op te bestaan. In 2011 heeft de Hema de draad weer opgepakt. Veel breiplezier!! >> Wie op Patronen in de linker zijbalk klikt krijgt een overzicht van de geplaatste patronen.

Crochet Curly Cue Sampler - How to Choose the Best Curl As you may or may not have noticed, I’ve been on a bit of a blog break lately. Mostly because I traveled overseas with LM, and came back with a bad case of the jet lags. After that, it’s just taken me a while to get going again, but hopefully, I’ll find my groove in time for spring! This is a quickie post. I started out all of them by crocheting 23 chains. 23 you say? As you can see in the photos above and below, increasing the number of stitches in each chain tightens the curl. Here’s 3 curls in the following order: 2 single crochet in each chain across, 2 hdc in each chain across, 2 dc in each chain across. This set below is: 3 sc in each ch across, 3 hdc in each ch across and 3 dc in each ch across. And following the same pattern, below is: 4 sc in each ch across, 4 hdc in each ch across, and 4 dc in each chain across. I honestly don’t remember how long my 23 chains were, but the final curly cues are all in the 4 to 5 inch range, depending on how scrunched up you want them to be.

Free Pattern: Baby Blanket and Hat | The Firefly Hook I designed this set for a friend’s baby boy, Levi. It was so special to make this for him! I chose the yarn brand and Levi’s mom chose the colors (so ALL props go to her for the amazing color combo!). This yarn is incredible. I tried my hand at slip stitch embroidery and added his name to the edging. Newborn Hat and Blanket Yarn: Cascade Yarns Superwash Sport in Lake Chelan Heather (680 yds) and Charcoal (272 yds) Hook: Size (I-9) 5.5 mm Gauge: 6 V-sts and 8 rows = 4” as pattern repeats Completed Dimensions: 29 x 35” Skill level: Easy Necessary Skills: basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes Special Stitch: Small V-st. Abbreviations located at the end of post. Favorite or Queue on Ravelry here. Blanket Pattern With CA, ch 91. Edging: With CA, [3 sc in 1st corner, sc evenly along row ends, 3 sc in 2nd corner, sc in ea ea st across, 3 sc in 3rd corner, sc evenly along row ends, 3 sc in 4th corner, sc in ea st across] 6 xs around entire blanket. (6 rows of edging total)

Pickles Easy Crochet For Beginners: Easy Crochet Afghan Pattern Using Brick Stitch I love to create easy crochet for beginners, including afghans, blankets, and throws. With this wickedly simple crochet stitch, you can turn out smaller projects for practice using your scrap yarn, then go for it with a darling afghan for your home in any size your heart desires. Don’t be intimidated by large projects either. As daunting as a full or queen sized crocheted blanket looks, when the stitch pattern is easy, you can relax as you crochet and enjoy the entire process. Whether it is for a gift, something for your own home, a scarf, sweater, or a lovely crocheted baby afghan for an upcoming baby shower, you’re only limited by your imagination. Today I'm walking with you through a couple of quick, easy steps that you can use to create several projects. The following stitch is one of my most favorites crochet stitches, ever. Just take a minute or two to stop and look back just to check your stitch pattern is cohesive. Wash in cold or warm water, and tumble dry on medium. Ready?

7 Free Knitting Patterns for Toddler Sweaters I love looking at patterns and dreaming about what to make next. You know, the *next* project is always going to be the most exciting don’t you? Not the one you are working on now, you are sick and tired of that old mess, but the next project…THAT one will truly be the most fulfilling, the most glorious. Can anyone relate? Feast your eyes upon these seven free knitting patterns for toddler sweaters that are completely ‘knitable’ and worthwhile of your time and the adorable toddler in your life. They will tempt you to pick up your needles and start your next best project.Knitting soothes the troubled spirit.” – Elizabeth Zimmermann Click To Tweet And onto the patterns… 1. This pattern comes in five sizes: 6 months (1 yr, 2 yr, 3 yr, 4 yr) To access this free pattern, you will need to register with Lion Brand yarn to get the pattern but it’s very cute and has been made many times on ravelry which is a good sign. 2. SKILL LEVEL: Easy + 3. This looks like a fun knit. 4. 5. 6. Size: 12-18 months

Free Craft Patterns | Knitting & Crochet | Red Heart Yarn | Purple Kitty Easy Kids' Knit Poncho There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service"). As used in this Agreement, "we" or "Prime Publishing" means Prime Publishing, LLC. and "you" means the individual or entity submitting materials to Prime Publishing. 1) Eligibility. 2) Definitions. 3) License Grant for Materials. 4) Removal of Materials. 5) License for Name, Trademarks and Likenesses. 6) Specifications and Guidelines. 7) Representations, Warranties and Indemnities. 8) Restrictions. 9) No Obligation. 10) Changes to Agreement. 11) Prime Publishing Intellectual Property. 12) Communications. 13) Waiver. 14) Disclaimer. 15) Miscellaneous. Sharing Your Own Images Who can share images? You! What should I share? Please share images that will help other visitors. Do include captions for your images. What shouldn't I share? Where will my image appear?

Catwoman returns Catwoman returns is a hat for a child, for a head circumference of about 52-56 cm [20-22 in.], leaving room to wear a merino wool balaclava underneath. This is a quick knit: start by making two ear flaps, continue with a seed stitch edge, then work in stockinette stitch until desired length and add ears with short rows, finishing with a three needle bind off. The frontside of the hat is slightly wider than the back for better fit. Pattern: Catwoman returns (below) Yarn: Novita 7 veljestä (70 g) or similar aran weight wool yarn 140 m (150 y) Materials: Size 4 DPNs, 2 stitch markers Stitches used: Seed stitch: RS *k1, p1*, repeat; WS *p1, k1*, repeat; seed stitch in the round: Row 1 *k1, p1*, repeat; Row 2 *p1, k1*, repeat; stockinette stitch in the round: knit all sts. Instructions Cast on 5 sts, leaving a tale of about 20 cm [8 in]. Continue in st st. Katrine Birkenwasser Katrine designs simple and chic knitwear with a little twist that makes knitting them interesting.

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