Bedroom Makeover: Reading Lamps Guest Bedroom Makeover Day 8: Reading Lamps **Note: This is part of a 12-step bedroom makeover series. Find the previous steps at the bottom of this post 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. Basic Pocket TOTE How many bags do you own? Probably a lot. Maybe a better question is….how many bags have you made? Um, probably a lot. But isn’t there’s always room for one more? Similar to the KID PANTS series, I thought it would be fun to share a series of Tote bag tutorials.
Wise Old Owl Hats - KnitCulture.com KnitCulture.com We’ve been seeing this adorable, clever, and classic owl cable design everywhere lately — from baby hats to adult sweaters. Unable to resist, we came up with our own FREE PATTERNS in both a CHILD size and an ADULT size to fit any owl lover in your life! This cabled hat is cleverly designed to look like there are adorable owls encircling it– you can add buttons for eyes if you wish, or omit them for a more subtle effect. The child’s hat pictured here is knit in the super soft Lobster Pot Cashmere and the adult size is done in Rowan Coccoon. We are also offering a class to help the cable-nervous get started. Wise Old Owl Hat – Child Version
Zooty Owl's Crafty Blog: Starflower Mandala: Row by Row Two or so weeks back I posted my STARFLOWER MANDALA PATTERN The original plan was to provide photos of each row - but there was such a high demand for the pattern (long weekend = lots of crochet time) - so I decided to go ahead and publish with just the few photos of the first four rows!Hundreds (maybe thousands?) of people have by now made the Starflower Mandala (the pattern has been viewed some 65 000 times! - and counting!)
DIY Shibori Today marks HonestlyWTF’s four year anniversary. Four years! To celebrate, we’re revisiting the very first tutorial we ever featured on the site: shibori tie dye. Lauren and I first discovered shibori after discovering an old photo on the web. The idea of recreating an ancient Japanese dyeing technique inspired us to spend an entire weekend experimenting with our favorite deep blue, indigo. After dyeing just about every white article of clothing in sight, our blue stained fingers excitedly uploaded the tutorial – we couldn’t wait to share it with our 30 readers.
Felted Slippers Yarn: Gjestal Østlandsgarn (DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) 100% wool) Cast on:Woman: 19 sts, knit garter stitch 38 rows pr squareMan: 22 sts, knit garter stitch 44 rows pr squareChild: 14 sts, knit garter stitch 28 rows pr squareBaby: 10 sts, knit garter stitch 20 rows pr square Knit squares, alternating colors. See diagram. The easiest way is to knit a contiuous strip of the first 6 squares, alternating colors. Then pick up and knit the stitches for the "flaps" at the sides of the strip.
make a crocheted necklace - wise craft After a busy week of deadlines, topped off with replacing a laptop after mine died (the night before one of those big deadlines), I had a nice relaxing morning yesterday, crocheting these sweet little necklaces. Trust me when I say, these are quick and easy if you have crochet experience. And fun! équipe Pantoufles a ajouté : GREEN ZEBRA – Crochet Baby Booties FREE Hello! It’s time for another free crochet pattern for baby booties. This time you will need two shades of green DK weight 100% cotton yarn, 3.5 mm crochet hook, stitch markers, yarn needle and some buttons.
How to Create Concentric Circles, Ellipses, Cardioids & More Using Straight Lines and a Circle Using only a circle and straight lines, it's possible to create many different curves that are quite pleasing to look at and well known mathematically. Most of the curves that are going to be explored in this post are featured at this site, which has a program for generating them, and this site which explores some of the geometry used in creating these curves. woven bangles Marc by Marc Jacobs bangles(net-a-porter.com, $156) Are you as excited as I am that spring is here? When the weather gets warm and the flowers start blooming, I can't help but start wearing bright colors too. These Marc by Marc Jacobs bangles are so bold and cheerful — and guess what, so easy to make! Supplies: Leaves or not pattern by Oomieknits This pattern is available for C$5.00 CAD buy it now Available in English AND French - you will download both files at once. A little jacket with a large and comfy shawl collar and two cute pockets in the shape of leaves – if you think it’s too girly for the little boy in your life, the boyish version includes “square” pockets and elbow patches. Knitted top down in the round to minimize sewing, the button band and collar are worked after by picking up stitches and working short rows - the pockets and elbow patches are sewn at the end.
How to Make an Oversized Friendship Bracelet In case you haven't noticed, the friendship bracelet is back. And surprisingly, nothing has really changed about it. From the fashion pictures I've seen, they're the same old bracelets I wore in grade school. So, I decided it might me nice to make an oversized version of the bracelet. Instead of using the the traditional material of embroidery thread I used cotton yarn. Ombre Basket Pattern I am so amazed at the interest with this basket I used 9 colors and tried to achieve an ombre effect. The size is about three times larger than the chunky basket. I'm putting this one beside my chair for WIPs. Measurements 9.5 inches in height 12 inches in diameter