Colorblock Hand Warmers The sweet spot of knitting, for me, is when it starts to feel a lot like painting. When the form is fluid and mutable and when the palette is supple and free, then I feel that knitting really hits its creative stride. Creating these Colorblock Hand Warmers delivers just that kind of deeply satisfying experience.
bonnet facile knitting for last minute gifts is part of the holiday season and often unexpectedly fun. this year a slouchy hat using two luxurious skeins of eyre, for a close friend seemed just right. last-minute slouch ::: yarn :: madelinetosh eyre (225 yds (206 meters): “milk”, 2 skeins, madelinetosh tosh sock (395 yards / 361 meters) : “robin’s egg”, 1 skein. note : both yarns are held doubled throughout. needles :: one US 9 (5.5mm) 32” (80 cm) circular needle. change needle size if necessary to obtain gauge. notions :: 1 stitch marker for marking beginning of round and a darning needle for securing remaining sts.
Sheep Refrigerator Magnet Her name is “Pearl” (refrigerator magnet) I hope the pattern makes sense as I am not good at writing crochet patterns. If you find any errors or have any questions, please contact me. Pretty Fingerless Gloves – Knitting Tutorial Gloves, fingerless or not are very useful and beautiful wearable and we all know it and the colder the days get the more important do they become for everyday useage. Designers also are gloves of this fact and are making more and more hand glove designs thought the years. Fingerles gloves are worn in order to keep our palms worm, sometimes to keep them from the sun and a lot more times just because they look great. They give your whole outfit refreshing look and most importantly make you comfortable.
Sliding loop : an easy way to begin granny square! The double sliding loop is my favorite way to begin a granny square. I find this method fabulous as I can make the beginning ring the size I want. I worked it with a double ring as I find it more safe and easier to weave in end the tails. And here is a tutorial just to share with you my way to work : 1.
Pas à pas écharpe/snood au tricotin (ang) Like I said in my previous post, this post has nothing to do with cooking, so look away if you’re not interested. After posting a picture on my Instagram about my recent knitting obsession, I had a couple of people ask me about knitting with the loom. There are tons of tutorials online to learn how to knit using sticks, but not as many using a knitting loom. Since I had a camera and was starting a new project, I figured I’d make my own tutorial if anyone else wanted to learn the easier way to knit. First, here’s what you need:
Ribbed Hand Warmers If you're a careful reader of the Purl Bee, you may have noticed by now what a big fan I am of hand warmers. I love how practical they are (no holding dirty mittens between your teeth while you fish around for keys); I love how fast they are to make (you just can't say that about too many knitted things!); I love how flattering they are on everybody's hands; and, for all these reasons, I love how perfectly suitable they are as gifts (I'm remembering recent recipients: friend Claudia has a pair, so do aunt Bretta, cousin Katie, and sister-in-law Jen.). Ever since Joelle made the Log Cabin Baby Blanket for her new niece out of Anzula's Squishy, I have been really anxious to give it a try. Joelle is a tough customer when it comes to yarn, so her rave reviews of this one set my expectations high.
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Tips and Tricks - Heels Toe Up, Afterthought Heel Socks By: Jill L. Schaefer© Level: Intermediate/Advanced Beginner Materials: Sport Weight Yarn and Needles appropriate for Sport Weight Yarn 24” Scrap Length of Contrast Yarn (In same weight as main yarn) Stitch Markers Scissors Yarn Needle Optional: Row Counter Crochet Hook For Picking Up Stitches Pattern instructions are for a child's sock. For clarity and economics (yours!) the photos are in black & white STEP 1: Cast On ½ the total number of stitches for toe.
Color Theory 101: selecting yarns that go together A lot of patterns going around at the moment feature stripes: two or three colors that go together perfectly. You could follow the colors suggested in the pattern sample… but you want to try something a little different. But how in the world do you pick a colors that go together? Color theory.