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knitted elephants Aren't these illustrations just wonderful? They can be found in the book 'Ameliaranne at the Circus'. The first Ameliaranne story was published way back in 1920 in the days when families like hers were very often large and very often poor. 1). This little elephant pattern is easy to knit. You could make each elephant a different colour if you wish or, if you're not a knitter, then why not try using the graph for cross stitch. windmill bag « it’s peanut butter yelley time. . . So here is a pattern for a bag inspired by a level of Ninjatown, the brilliant tower defense game for the Nintendo DS. Somehow four paths swarming with Mr. Demon’s minions converging in the center of the screen ended up as a modular knitted bag pattern. It’s not very complicated, but I think it’s clever. Maybe. Windmill Bag Yarn: Sugar and Cream or other worsted weight cotton yarn. Well for the windmill bag the size will depend on your gauge and number of stitches that you cast on. Skills Required: Garter stitch, I-cord bind off, I-cord, and seaming. Panel 1 With color 1, cast on desired number of stitches. Knit in garter stitch for 100 rows (50 garter ‘ridges’) or until desired length. When desired length is reached and a wrong side row has just been completed, start the next row by casting on 3 stitches using the cable cast on and make a 3 stitch I-cord bind off. Continue to knit panel 2 exactly like panel 1. See why I named it the windmill bag now? Like this: Like Loading...

Tree Chart (edit) I have made myself a knitting symbol font, and it is fixed width, and it allows for increases in the middle of cable crossings, and it makes "knit" and "purl" look very very different. And so I have charted out the branches of my tree using my font. (The previous version used the Aire River Design font.) (There are some minor differences between the tree in the picture and this chart. The key to these charts is here. This tree is worked as a rectangular panel. This is an alternative version of the last few rows, that you can use if you're also putting your tree on a Rogue. It's in three pieces because, frankly, it looks like a mess if it isn't. Note that these are half-charts. Edit: Oh, right! This is where I have the biggest modifications from what I did before. More edit: Minor errors have been corrected in the "roots" section and in the third (bottom) tree section. The trunk is just a three-stitch knit rib all the way up. Edit: I am a very tight knitter.

Knitted skeleton art project Ben Cuevas | Evil Sunday - World Religion, Culture, People Unusual and somewhat conceptual installation artist, Ben Cuevas created for the New York show Wassaic Project. Skeleton, sitting in the lotus position on a pyramid of cans of condensed milk. In itself, this song seems strange, but it’s not all: the skeleton sitting on the banks, is taken not from the study of anatomy. He is entirely woven – from the top to the smallest bone on the little finger left leg. Installation artist named in very philosophically: “to transcend the material.” Implying that many fans have seen crocheted sculptures unusual modern art, and the skeleton probably never. Knitted skeleton art project Ben Cuevas Knitted skeleton art

Column of Leaves Printer-friendly version(includes charted pattern) My original scarf was made with Mountain Colors 4/8 Wool, a worsted weight yarn, on size 7 needles. But you can do this on any size yarn and needles you want - even lace weight yarn. Yarn: I used one and a half skeins of Mountain Colors 4/8s wool, which is worsted weight and has 250 yds per 100 gm skein. Dimensions: With a worsted weight yarn, the scarf is approximately 6 inches wide and 73 inches long. Selected abbreviations:p2tog tbl = purl 2 together through back loopsSKP = slip 1, k1, psso (psso = pass slipped stitch over knit stitch) Slip 1 = slip 1 knitwise Notes:Edges: To make a nice finished edge, on the first and last stitch of each row, you slip 1 knitwise on all RS rows, and p1 on all WS rows. The number of stitches alternates between 39 and 41. Cast on 39 stitches. Row 3 (RS): slip 1, k2, SKP, yo, k2, p2, k5, k2tog, k1, (yo, k1) twice, p1, k1, (yo, k1) twice, SKP, k5, p2, SKP, yo, k4, slip 1