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Taiao Hat by Francoise Danoy - knotions Needles US#5 16” circular needle and US 6 DPNs Yarns lapin & oiseau: just incase clara So, to say that I am a little obsessed with the Clara pattern may be an understatement. I decided that just incase the babe in my belly is indeed a girl I should make one more, just in case. I chose cream for this Clara to compliment the older girls' colours. Cream matches everything, right? I also once again altered the pattern to accommodate the smaller size I needed this time. I wanted a newborn size and I felt that the 6-12 months size might be a bit too big. The gift of lace: how to knit comfort shawls When learning a new craft or technique, it’s easy to think that we should wait to give handmade gifts until our skills improve. When Alison Jeppson Hyde was new to (and lacking confidence in) lace knitting, she decided to knit and give away a wedding ring shawl. And it taught her that a few ounces of good yarn, even in the hands of the most inexperienced knitter, could make a wonderful gift and help befriend those around us. In Wrapped in Comfort, Alison shares 12 beautiful comfort shawl patterns for beginners and beyond, as well as heart-warming stories that will inspire you to grow relationships with the help of a handmade gift—no matter what level you’re at. Read on for the story of Michelle’s Shawl (above), one of 12 rich stories and gorgeous shawls from Wrapped in Comfort.

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Knitting Reference Library : Free Texts : Download & Streaming Second series. Rutt Manuals A full bibliographic record is available from the University of Southampton Library catalogue. Also available as an e-book: full text available when logged into Webcat Rutt Manuals 5 A full bibliographic record is available from the University of Southampton Library catalogue. Illus. (2 col.) incl. col. title-page and plate, and patterns (some folding) Rutt 5 A full bibliographic record is available from the University of Southampton Library catalogue. Topic: Needlework Strip Pieced Christmas Stocking - Knitting Crochet Sewing Crafts Patterns and Ideas! This isn't an ultra quick project but it's not as labor intensive as it might seem, and most importantly it will last a lifetime. It's is made with our beautiful new Stocking Fat Quarter Bundle, simple white muslin, and thick 100% cotton batting. The patchwork of the stocking is put together in a very cool way by strip piecing.

recycled scrap paper notebooks we blessing sisters have loved notepads, notebooks and all things paper since our first wide-rule pads we bought in gradeschool. we have trouble letting go of even a single sheet of paper, lest we find a use to reuse or recycle it in the craft room! this time, we repurposed our old faxes and paper scraps into notebooks and made them useful again. we pulled out old wrapping paper, books we didn’t mind ripping pages out of, and other odds and ends to make the covers pretty. this is quick and easy to do with what you already have at home, and you end up with a stack of handy, useful pads that might even give you a tinge of back-to-school nostalgia. –bbbcraft sisters CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump!

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