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Colorwork

Whether it's basic stripes or complex Fair Isle, colorwork adds an eye-catching element to your knitting. These techniques create unique designs and offer a way to express individuality through color selection. Use the patterns we've provided here, and enjoy blending your favorite hues to make your own color scheme.

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Technickety: How to unvent a simple cable I had a heap of messages asking where the cable for Jeff's glove came from. It's a fairly generic multi-strand cable; called a "Saxon Braid" (thanks, Purly White!). I see Wendy at wendyknits has used it for a sweater, and I'm sure it's to be found in stitch dictionaries.

Half-Assed Patterns » Serpentina Serpentina You need this scarf. Yup. You really do. Serpentina is easy enough for a beginner to muddle through, just complex enough not to bore an intermediate knitter, and comfortable TV knitting for an expert. DIY of the Month: Braided T-shirt Bracelet - StumbleUpon How To: Give your old t-shirts a second life. Sorry dust rag pile! photos: kirsten for we heart this I love using simple materials to make something fun and innovative. The supplies for this bracelet DIY are really basic, so there’s a REALLY good chance you own all of them already. I mean, who doesn’t have a stack of soft old T’s you can’t wear outside of the house, but love to much to toss in the rag pile?

Craft Ideas - Learn How to Knit with Lace at WomansDay Embrace the complex stitch patterns and the delicate touch of holding the blocked beauty in your hands. Fall in love with the beautiful marriage of positive and negative space that only the increases and decreases of lace can create. SKILL LEVELIntermediate SIZE To fit bust: 28 (40, 52)" (71 [101.5, 132]cm)Directions are for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. TWIST FRONT TOP Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2008 #33 Vogue Knitting Spring/Summer 2008 #33Designed by Mari Lynn Patrick Turn heads with Patrick's provocative cropped pullover, which highlights an allover ribbed pattern worked side to side with a center front constructed cable twist in which the stitches are picked up and twisted for the focal knot, then reattached. Difficulty level MATERIALS• 7 (8, 9, 10) 1¾oz/50g cones (each approx 124yd/113m) of Ironstone Yarns/Fiesta Yarns Tian (tactel) in #909 blue• One pair size 6 (4mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE• Stitch holders KNITTED MEASUREMENTS• Sized for X-Small (Small, Medium, Large). Shown in size X-Small.

Spud & Chloë — Blog You may recall that we released a collection of three free patterns in conjunction with Vogue Knitting this past August. With the holidays coming up, I thought it may be a good idea to share these freebies again and change them up a bit for winter. A two hank wonder! Shes Crafty: DIY Multi-Chain &Ribbon Necklace Due to the resounding success of her last She’s Crafty, my friend Pandora from Accessory Source is back with another lovely necklace DIY tutorial that would make a fantastic christmas present for a friend or relative! She says: When it comes to jewelry, I favor big and bold pieces. And while I tend to wear mostly gold, lately I’ve become obsessed with mixing metals like silver and gunmetal (and throwing in some bling for good measure!).

simple hat calculator Abbreviations: K = Knit K2tog = Knit 2 stitches together as if they were one (this is a decrease). Round is the same as row, except it is in a circle. Step One: Find number to cast on: Choose size from row on top; drop down column to row with your gauge. How to Cable Without a Cable Needle 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! guide to free online knitting resources » whip up There have been a few staple online mags and resources on the scene for a while, but with new mags popping up here and there I thought I would try to do a bit of of a roundup and see how many I could find. If you know of any more please comment. image: ‘lakeside’ lacy knee high socks from knotions magazine knitty.com – quarterly knitting magazine with patterns and articles ravelry.com - online knitting community – patterns, forums, wiki, and more twist collective – new online mag with some really nice patterns [only a few free patterns] and articles knotions - new online mag with some really cute patterns the inside loop UK based mag – small range of nice patterns teen knitter magazine – downloadable PDF – written by teens for teens. Print magazines or yarn stores with a free online pattern section. other fibre craft online mags spindlicity – for spinners weavezine – for weavers crochet uncut – new crochet mag crochet me joy of handspinning – for spinners

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