Entrelac Pattern When I first saw this pattern…. wow, this woven knit strips pattern is so beautiful!!! I definitely want to make this, but how? Thanks to the modern technology of internet, I searched through the web and found some videos that taught about it. I like Planet Purl’s video the most, not only that it is easy to understand, Beth Moriarty has every stitch covered and explained. Big Snowy Owl There’s something about owls. Is it their baby-wide eyes? Their mysterious nighttime habits? Or their totemic gumdrop shape? Recycled Fashion It isn't too often that a Mother of a young child gets the opportunity to indulge in a little weekend shopping with her best friends followed by an exquisite high tea, both of which were on my agenda this past weekend. On Saturday, a group of us I hit the Op Shops for a morning of recycled shopping and coffee stops. We had so much fun together, picked up a bargain or two and found a few oddities along the way. The award for the weirdest find of the day; a bouncy ball chair on wheels.
Turtlegirl's Bloggy Thing » Blog Archive » Tutorial: Twister Garter Cuff/Edging Nov 4th, 2010 by turtlegirl76 When I was putting together the Breaking Hearts Sock pattern, I wanted to find a good reference for knitters to go to for the twisted garter cuff. I was surprised to find that there’s really nothing out there other than the google books preview of the tutorial from The Sock Knitter’s Workshop (excellent book.
Rosie Posie Grannie Square Tutorial What you'll need... Various colours of yarn (I used Patons Smoothie DK) Appropriate size crochet hook for your yarn (I used a 4mm - USA G) Yarn needle for weaving in ends Yarn Comparison Chart Are you looking for a yarn comparison chart? The world is getting smaller these days (okay not literally but you know what I mean) and it is far more likely today that you will have a pattern or some yarn from a country that uses a different measurement scale. If you are in the USA - do you know the American equivalent of 4 ply? Knotty but Nice hat - Knitty: Winter 2009 DIRECTIONS Using circular needle, CO 120 sts. Place marker and join to begin working in the round, being careful not to twist. Round 1: P1, k2, [p2, k2] to last st, p1. This round sets 2x2 Rib for hat.
Recycled Fashion: Refashioned Sweater Skirt and Legwarmers Following on from last week's sweater skirt inspiration, I found a great second hand knit in Salvos for $6 which turned out to be perfect for this refashion project. I did touch on a moment of guilt, cutting into an otherwise completely wearable garment. Having said that, when I located a store label inside the jumper marked as 'poly-knit', I didn't feel as bad as I would have done cutting into a home knitted jumper.
Comment détricoter proprement jusqu'à un certain rang... Frog pond edition In Japan, the kajika goes kerokero. In Spain the rana sings cruá-cruá. A beka would say bre-ke-ke in Hungary. Here in Norway, frosker sier kvakk. In the knitting world, however, frogs say "rip it, rip it." 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. That’s how!
seamless + symmetrical november :: mystery crochet project Hooks at the ready! Let's get started with this month's mystery crochet project.