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A knit and crochet community

A knit and crochet community
What is the best way to get started? Jump right in! Navigate by using the tabs at the top of the screen. You can return to this Welcome page at any time by clicking the tab at the top of the site. The project notebook The "project" section of your notebook is a place for you to organize and share your knitting and crochet projects. Take a look at frecklegirl Jess' project notebook or click "projects" under my notebook to begin adding projects of your own. Pattern search Click the patterns tab to search Ravelry's database of pattern information and browse through projects that were made from those patterns. Books, magazines, and sites Look up pattern sources (books, magazines, and websites) by using the patterns tab or by clicking on a book/magazine title on any pattern or project. Yarn pages Every yarn has its own page on Ravelry. To try this out, use the yarns tab to search and find a yarn, then click the projects tab on an individual yarn page. Groups People

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Crochet Pattern - Chunky Bobble Bows These bows are great because they can be added to virtually anything. I sewed on some brooch backs that had crocodile clips attached (I'm not sure what these are called but I found them on eBay). This meant I could use them to decorate cushions, cardigans, hats, scarves, coats or even hair clips without having to commit to sewing them on! The bows measure around 19/20cm and are best made using super bulky/chunky weight yarn and a smaller hook than recommended. I found this the best way to get a nice firm bow that doesn't curl in on itself. Lion Brand Notebook - Part 2 Archive for the 'Crocheting' Category 6 Quick & Easy Patterns for July 4th Celebrations! June 28th, 2013 by Brandyce July 4th is just around the corner, and you know what that means – BBQs, pool parties, picnics and more! In preparation of the big celebration day, I’ve gathered some fun decorative, and patriotic themed patterns to help you get in the spirit of things. Below you’ll find projects from some creative bloggers in addition to our Lion Brand patterns.

About Hi! My name is Ariane, I am a French Canadian knitter living in cold and windy Montréal... which is awesome to wear knitted garment! Winters are long, freezing and snowy, Falls are beautiful, and Springs are cold enough for gorgeous handknitted shawls. Summers? Well... at night it's chilly! How could a knitter ask for more? Decoding Decreases by Sandi Rosner For a sweater to take shape in a form other than your basic rectangle, you’ll need to add and/or subtract some stitches along the way. In the Winter issue, we explored a variety of ways to increase the number of stitches on your needles. Since most garment shaping requires the use of decreases as well as increases, in this installment, we’ll look at different types of decreases. Note: The instructions that follow assume you knit in the Western style, where the leading leg of your stitch sits in front of the needle. If you are an Eastern style or combination knitter, you will need to modify these instructions.

pattern: chunky circle scarf i said to myself, i need a big chunky circular scarf to wear all the time.. and this is what came of it. i am putting this grey one in my etsy shop, and also, here is the pattern: ( this pattern is intended for personal use only, thank you! Free Patterns, Help, and Other Stuff Wendy Knits Adventures with sticks and string. My current work in progress: 1. Crochet Hobo Bag I saw this bag and it totally drove me crazy! For days! Can you imagine? As alluring as it could be, I had to restrain myself from placing another order to Knitpicks. Spud & Chloë — Blog What a little pumpkin! Halloween and the season of Jack o’ Lanterns may be past, but it’s still pumpkin season in my book. Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin soup, and, of course… pumpkin pie!

Increasing Your Options by Sandi Rosner It is entirely possible to make a sweater without ever increasing or decreasing the number of stitches. Four plain rectangles can be sewn together to make a perfectly serviceable covering for your upper body and arms. Most of us, however, prefer our garments to bear some relationship to the shape of the body underneath. Producing such garments requires a working understanding of increases and decreases. In this article, we will take an in-depth look at increases.

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