Free PDF Sewing Pattern – Boy’s Vest Size 4-5T I so wanted to have this vest pattern up before Easter, but I ended up testing for my little guy up until the night before. Although, who needs a holiday to get dressed up, right? I so love this style, it’s polished with a little formal thrown in, but depending on the fabric and shirt worn with it can be very fun and playful. It’s a free download PDF pattern for sizes 4-5 and I have included a photo for every step in the tutorial making it perfect for a beginner. I wanted a summery feel for this vest so I used linen for most of it, and opted not to add buttons for a super casual feel.
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.
a simple skirt With spring and summer upon us, it’s time for skirts! And making cotton skirts for girls (or yourself) is so very simple. The concept is nothing new. We’re making a simple gathered skirt, with an elastic waistband. And we have a fantastic MADE Everyday episode if you’d like to see the process in-action! 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.
Free Front Or Back Tie Pillowcase Dress Pattern & Tutorial Hello friends! Today I have a front tie or back tie option that I am excited to add to the Fat Quarter Pillowcase Dress collection. Using a front tie is a great way to make a pillowcase dress look a little more formal, and a back tie is a great option for keeping little fingers from untying the bow. You could of course use this idea for any pillowcase dress pattern, and I will explain how to do that as well. I made this dress to fit a size 4T so I made a big sash, to make a big bow – but you could make that sash any size you want. I have a sizing guide for the fabric cuts you will make for a size 3 months on up to a 6T. Texture Braid Site News: Recently AOL.com email addresses have been experiencing difficulty receiving the verification email following the creation of a new account. My internet service provider (ISP) advised me that this was due to an aggressive spam filter operated by AOL. My ISP is working with AOL regarding the problem. Meanwhile, if you are one of the unfortunates whose verification email was blocked by AOL and you think you may have missed out on your verification email, please *Contact Me* so we can get that verfication completed. By the way, welcome to Knittingfool.com. If you are new here, I suggest that you explore the Alphabetical listing.
pattern drafting You need 1 18″ reversible nylon closed zipper2.5 yds. of shell fabric, 60″ wide1.5 yds. of liner fabric, 60″ wideCoordinating thread1 roll of kraft paper or pattern-making papper1 tracing wheel On a sheet of kraft paper, draw a straight line about 2″ from the edge along the length. In the middle of this line, mark point 1. 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.