How to do the Russian Join to make a Magic Ball in Yarn Have you heard of a Magic Ball? It’s a ball of yarn that changes colors and textures as you work. It’s something offered by a number of artisan yarn makers… but it’s also something you can make yourself with your leftover yarn! Besides ending up with an awesomely fun end-product… you’ll finally get to use up all of those weird leftover pieces of yarn that are too small (you thought!) to do anything with! How great is that? knitty.com Frog pond edition In Japan, the kajika goes kerokero. In Spain the rana sings cruá-cruá. Summer 2011 Sewn Egg Chick Tutorial by Kata Golda Making lots of eggs and some baskets for spring, I came up with the egg chick because something felt missing....an egg with a cute face...looked like Humpty Dumpty.
Luscious One Skein Cowl Recently, I was lucky enough to get my hands on a skein of Lion Brand’s new yarn Unique, in the Grapevine colorway. And it was so yummy I couldn’t wait to turn it into a new pattern! The Luscious One Skein Cowl can be made in just one evening, and I think it’s going to be a staple in my wardrobe – as soon as we get some Fall weather to go with it! Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links. The Luscious One Skein Cowl is just long enough to drape beautifully and frame the face (and keep the chest warm!). 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. Buy it).
soda fountain scarf I pretty much adore anything mid-century mod, and this style is happily somewhere in the late 50s and early 60s. It’s got that “quilted” look so characteristic of that era. (You know what I’m talking about – you see “quilted” bowls and console cabinets at West Elm all the time. Provisional Cast On A provisional cast-on keeps cast-on stitches "live" so that they can be knit later. It's a very useful technique when you're not sure what kind of edging you'll want or how long to make something. With a provisional cast-on, you can make these decisions at the end of a project, allowing you to respond to the actual garment. I made this tutorial to go with my 70's Ski Hat Project Journal, the provisional cast-on is used to make a cashmere lining for the hat. There are a few ways to make a provisional cast-on.
Accessories You will need a nice petal which can be any color, but many choose green. You will need a clip, needle, thread and some nice gems to brighten up your hair accessory. This will only take you about 10 to 20 minutes to complete and then you are done, so make sure that you leave some time for yourself for this project. Paper button flowers are great and you will love them. You can use these for hairpins or just to decorate your clothing. You may need about 20 minutes to make these and then you can use them for whatever you like.
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