Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - knit - yarn http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:47:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Learn how to join in new yarn when knitting...without becoming unraveled! http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-how-to-join-in-new-yarn-when-knittingwithout/
Learn how to join in new yarn when knitting...without becoming unraveled! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/PGQH/I9LZ8I0S/FKKPGQHI9LZ8I0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/PGQH/I9LZ8I0S/FKKPGQHI9LZ8I0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/PGQH/I9LZ8I0S/FKKPGQHI9LZ8I0S.SMALL.jpg CreatiKnit Have you ever worked on a project, thinking your skein was enough…only to run out before you finished? Did you tie a knot? Because knots can become loose and unravel all of your stitches, this isn’t the best way to add in more yarn.I’ll show you how to join in new yarn securely, so you never a...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 22:56:23 PDT
DIY Kawaii Crochet Egg Cozy! ¦ The Corner of Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kawaii-Crochet-Egg-Cozy-The-Corner-of-Craft/
DIY Kawaii Crochet Egg Cozy! ¦ The Corner of Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/534U/I9C860T8/FTR534UI9C860T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/534U/I9C860T8/FTR534UI9C860T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/534U/I9C860T8/FTR534UI9C860T8.SMALL.jpg TheCornerofCraft These adorable egg cozies are so easy to make! You can jazz them up in any way that you choose and add your own creative flair. They are perfect for both normal eggs and creme eggs, making them ideal for Easter. This pattern uses UK terminology.You will need:4mm crochet hookDK yarn6mm beads (eyes) B...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 13:12:30 PDT
Knitted Braided Cable Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Braided-Cable-Bracelet/
Knitted Braided Cable Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/AXED/I84BAUUX/FU8AXEDI84BAUUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/AXED/I84BAUUX/FU8AXEDI84BAUUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/AXED/I84BAUUX/FU8AXEDI84BAUUX.SMALL.jpg Juanamac I love these bracelets, so soft and tactile, and no clangy sounds of metal. Simple to make, an ideal first project with cables, or as last minute gifts. They are also a fantastic way of using up leftover yarn. You will need: DK (8ply) yarn - you don't need a lot. 4mm knitting needlesCable need...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 21:40:47 PDT
New Born Blue Raglan sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Born-Blue-Raglan-sweater/
New Born Blue Raglan sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/GWAP/I3VI4AS3/FIQGWAPI3VI4AS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/GWAP/I3VI4AS3/FIQGWAPI3VI4AS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/GWAP/I3VI4AS3/FIQGWAPI3VI4AS3.SMALL.jpg sierasita This sweater is madewith the colour of the sky « blue » light and warm perfect for a new born I made it for my nephew ,i used soft light wool 2 ply 50g/skeinMaterials :Soft yarn 2ply (around 50g) i used a skein and half DPNS (2 .5and 3mm).Stitch markers.Abbreviation :CO : cast on St sts : stockinet...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:26:18 PST
Nothing To Dread http://www.instructables.com/id/Nothing-To-Dread/
Nothing To Dread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/BONE/I3PK1KPR/FYDBONEI3PK1KPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/BONE/I3PK1KPR/FYDBONEI3PK1KPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/BONE/I3PK1KPR/FYDBONEI3PK1KPR.SMALL.jpg AliveAndStitchin This is a how to on how to make knitted dread extensions. You can choose to either make single or doubles and you can either braid them in or do a tie on piece. Either way they'll most def be different than the usual dread extensions. Materials Yarn of choice, I used 100% cotton yarn in red.set ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:23:19 PST
Basic Scarf On A Knitting Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Scarf-On-A-Knitting-Loom/
Basic Scarf On A Knitting Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/Q8UX/I2XTQIW7/FEJQ8UXI2XTQIW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/Q8UX/I2XTQIW7/FEJQ8UXI2XTQIW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/Q8UX/I2XTQIW7/FEJQ8UXI2XTQIW7.SMALL.jpg Kyla544 This is a very easy scarf to make for beginners using a knitting loom. What You'll Need You will need a knitting loom, yarn, a loom hook, a yarn needle, and scissors. If you buy a loom kit all of these will be included (except the scissors). I was making this scarf for a child so I used the smal...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:14:42 PST
Potato Chip Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Chip-Scarf/
Potato Chip Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FNG8/I2F26G0O/FU2FNG8I2F26G0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FNG8/I2F26G0O/FU2FNG8I2F26G0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FNG8/I2F26G0O/FU2FNG8I2F26G0O.SMALL.jpg kbp555 This is a really fun scarf that curls. It might get its name because the curls are shaped like Pringles potato chips, or because you can't make just one. That has been true for me. They're fun to make, and people really like getting them as presents, and I have made a bunch of 'em. (I first learned ...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:46:57 PST
Minion Hat W/ a Mouth That Zips http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Hat-W-a-Mouth-That-Zips/
Minion Hat W/ a Mouth That Zips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/LR75/I0TV71UJ/F0JLR75I0TV71UJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/LR75/I0TV71UJ/F0JLR75I0TV71UJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/LR75/I0TV71UJ/F0JLR75I0TV71UJ.SMALL.jpg lakej I originally was just going to make a hat with a smiley face look but with a zipper mouth pocket. When I was most of they way finished I thought the hat looked a little plain, and then instantly I got the image of a minion in my head. I ended up sewing the eyes closer to each other and making gogg...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 19:54:37 PDT
How to make a cheap yarn spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-yarn-spinner/
How to make a cheap yarn spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/ZC86/HYG05HN2/FHSZC86HYG05HN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/ZC86/HYG05HN2/FHSZC86HYG05HN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/ZC86/HYG05HN2/FHSZC86HYG05HN2.SMALL.jpg SilentMase My girlfriend has gotten into crocheting, and someone showed her a yarn spinner they had bought. A yarn spinner is useful for a crocheter/knitter in that they don't have to keep stopping to pull yarn out of the skein. I looked them up online and they were $50!! She explained to me how it worked, a...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 19:37:07 PDT
Crochet Scalloped Edge Hat (From the Basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Scalloped-Edge-Hat-From-the-Basics/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:40:49 PDT
Quick knitted coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-knitted-coasters/
Quick knitted coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/S8JD/HY12IGS1/FN5S8JDHY12IGS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/S8JD/HY12IGS1/FN5S8JDHY12IGS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/S8JD/HY12IGS1/FN5S8JDHY12IGS1.SMALL.jpg KookyKreations Summer days mean cold drinks and cold drinks mean condensation and dripping water. I always use a coaster but in my experience, coasters fall into two problematic categories:1. Paper based beer mats. These are fun, cheap and easy. But they get soggy on humid days and have to be replaced after eac...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:02:49 PDT
Third Beginner Knit Project: Ribbing Square http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Beginner-Knit-Project-Ribbing-Square/
Third Beginner Knit Project: Ribbing Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/Q6IO/HXHR76AC/FEOQ6IOHXHR76AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/Q6IO/HXHR76AC/FEOQ6IOHXHR76AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/Q6IO/HXHR76AC/FEOQ6IOHXHR76AC.SMALL.jpg enuscher This technique is called ribbing, which is another combination of knitting and purling.The written pattern for this would be:Row 1: *k2, p2. Repeat from * across.Row 2: *p2, k2. Repeat from * across.Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece is desired length. Cast On For this pattern, I cast on 16 stitches...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:59:14 PDT
Second Beginner Knit Project: Stockinette/Purl Stitch Square http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-Beginner-Knit-Project-StockinettePurl-Stitc/
Second Beginner Knit Project: Stockinette/Purl Stitch Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/G1FB/HXHR703P/F1KG1FBHXHR703P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/G1FB/HXHR703P/F1KG1FBHXHR703P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/G1FB/HXHR703P/F1KG1FBHXHR703P.SMALL.jpg enuscher While garter stitch is good for many things, a more attractive stitch is called Stockinette. On one side, you knit, as we learned previously, but on the opposite side, we purl, which we will learn now.In pattern notation this would look like:Row 1: knit all sts (stitches)Row 2: purl all sts (stitche...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:56:48 PDT
First Beginner Knit Project: Garter Stitch Square http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Beginner-Knit-Project-Garter-Stitch-Square/
First Beginner Knit Project: Garter Stitch Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/8LEJ/HXHR6DRT/F628LEJHXHR6DRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/8LEJ/HXHR6DRT/F628LEJHXHR6DRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/8LEJ/HXHR6DRT/F628LEJHXHR6DRT.SMALL.jpg enuscher This is what I would suggest for a beginner at knitting. Just start making small squares until you're comfortable with starting, ending, and everything between. ( If you've seen/tried my crochet squares then you know what I'm talking about. This way size doesn't matter and if you mess up, you won't ...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:34:52 PDT
Red Schtrumpf Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Schtrumpf-Hat/
Red Schtrumpf Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/BGQE/HTZ84TTI/FVYBGQEHTZ84TTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/BGQE/HTZ84TTI/FVYBGQEHTZ84TTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/BGQE/HTZ84TTI/FVYBGQEHTZ84TTI.SMALL.jpg jelenamitic77 The yarn I used for this slouchy hat is 35% merino wool, 64% acrylic and 1% polyester, for needles No. 5 - 5.5.Cast on 74 sts (choose your needle size). Work like this:Rows 1 and 3 - *K2, P2, K6, P2*, repeat from * to * 5 times; K2.Even rows - work sts as they appear: K knitted sts, and P purled sts...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:20:50 PDT
Knit Coffee Cozy http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-Coffee-Cozy/
Knit Coffee Cozy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/PAP7/HTVIDXP9/F3WPAP7HTVIDXP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/PAP7/HTVIDXP9/F3WPAP7HTVIDXP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/PAP7/HTVIDXP9/F3WPAP7HTVIDXP9.SMALL.jpg momoluv In this tutorial I will show you something I do for a 'living'. And you can too! They make great money, so you can start selling them locally! Spread the word!!!!! Gather Materials 1- any yarn2- knitting needles3- felt square4- different color strings5- needles (thick and sharp point)6- patience ...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 11:36:35 PDT
How to Finger Crochet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Finger-Crochet/
How to Finger Crochet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BQEZ/HTTMWNYD/FRWBQEZHTTMWNYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BQEZ/HTTMWNYD/FRWBQEZHTTMWNYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BQEZ/HTTMWNYD/FRWBQEZHTTMWNYD.SMALL.jpg amalkhan When working with a thicker yarn, you may want to try this technique of using your dominant hand's index finger as a crochet hook rather than an actual crochet hook. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to seamlessly utilize your good ol' pointy finger in creating chunky crochet stitches. Note: this ...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 23:24:15 PDT
Magic Circle Cast On http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Circle-Cast-On/
Magic Circle Cast On - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DLHW/HS0CZT7K/FYMDLHWHS0CZT7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DLHW/HS0CZT7K/FYMDLHWHS0CZT7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DLHW/HS0CZT7K/FYMDLHWHS0CZT7K.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy and simple step-by-step instructions to walk you through the Magic Circle Cast On and get you knitting your project in no time.  The Magic Circle Cast On, which is also known as "Emily Ocker's Cast On", is an easy way to start a piece of circular knitting from the center of the circle. It's re...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 17:17:27 PST
Sheet Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Yarn/
Sheet Yarn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/4IW7/HQV6IEQW/FW74IW7HQV6IEQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/4IW7/HQV6IEQW/FW74IW7HQV6IEQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/4IW7/HQV6IEQW/FW74IW7HQV6IEQW.SMALL.jpg Arrafel Recycle an old sheet into usable rag yarn - strips method Step 1: Cutting Your Sheet Cut sheet into roughly 2 inch strips. I used an old queen size jersey knit sheet. Step 2: Attaching the strips. 1. Cut a small slit in the end of two strips. I colored one end blue to make it easier to see. I...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 17:27:07 PST
Embroidered Conversation Heart Knit Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Conversation-Heart-Knit-Coasters/
Embroidered Conversation Heart Knit Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SMALL.jpg bdickson1 Get ready for Valentine's Day by whipping up your very own set of Conversation Heart Coasters!  For more details see my blog JustBCrafty.com Materials: US size 8 knitting needles worsted weight acrylic yarn, white and V-Day inspired colors Knitted Heart Pattern yarn needle Knit the heart To make...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:05:50 PST
I-Cord Snake Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Cord-Snake-Tutorial/
I-Cord Snake Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SMALL.jpg bdickson1 How to make Sally, the i-cord snake!  For more details see my blog JustBCrafty.com Here's what you'll need: - 2 US size 5 Double Pointed Knitting Needles - worsted weight acrylic yarn - scrap yarn for eyes, and tongue - yarn needle 1.  Cast on 5 stitches 2.  Slide stitches to the other end of...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:03:23 PST
How To Finger Knit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Finger-Knit-2/
How To Finger Knit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/XQ3V/HQDUQ9GA/F1HXQ3VHQDUQ9GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/XQ3V/HQDUQ9GA/F1HXQ3VHQDUQ9GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/XQ3V/HQDUQ9GA/F1HXQ3VHQDUQ9GA.SMALL.jpg momoluv I'm back! Thank you to all of my loyal followers for being SO patient! This tutorial will show you how to make a 'rope' sort of thing. You can make scarves, necklaces, bracelets, rings, etc. ENJOY AND VOTE! Supplies You will need:1) yarn2) fingers Cast On To cast on, you will have to take the ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:27:39 PST
Knitted Fingerless Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Fingerless-Gloves/
Knitted Fingerless Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/0UAY/HNT43L4R/FQE0UAYHNT43L4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/0UAY/HNT43L4R/FQE0UAYHNT43L4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/0UAY/HNT43L4R/FQE0UAYHNT43L4R.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I have been knitting since I was 11 years old (almost 50 years).  I asked my wonderful daughter-in-law want she wanted me to make her for her birthday. She requested “yoga socks” (that’s another Instructable not yet published).  While knitting these socks I came up with several ideas that were varia...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:26:14 PST
How to Knit a Minion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-a-Minion/
How to Knit a Minion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/KIME/HN8281NV/FHCKIMEHN8281NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/KIME/HN8281NV/FHCKIMEHN8281NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/KIME/HN8281NV/FHCKIMEHN8281NV.SMALL.jpg Juanamac Everybody needs their own army of minions.... even if they are only tiny knitted stuffed ones. If you can weild a couple of knitting needles, manage a knit and purl stitch... and have a desire to rule the world... this should be a simple task. Materials Needed You will need: Size 4mm knitting ne...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:26:14 PDT
Dressed up Holiday Sprits! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dressed-up-Holiday-Sprits/
Dressed up Holiday Sprits! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/XUW8/HN6C29TR/FPOXUW8HN6C29TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/XUW8/HN6C29TR/FPOXUW8HN6C29TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/XUW8/HN6C29TR/FPOXUW8HN6C29TR.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano Fun to knit a little extra "dressing" for your holiday sprits, to decorate for an event or give as a gift! Supplies white yarn red yarn  knitting needles crochet hook scissor darning needle begin hat Cast on 15 stitches, I used size 10.5 knitting needle knit white knit 6 rows with the white...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:45:13 PDT
The Knitting Pipe (now with 3D printing!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knitting-Pipe/
The Knitting Pipe (now with 3D printing!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/4CXR/HJKC6WA3/FLR4CXRHJKC6WA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/4CXR/HJKC6WA3/FLR4CXRHJKC6WA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/4CXR/HJKC6WA3/FLR4CXRHJKC6WA3.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Another step in the irregular quest for a French knitting tool that does not look über-girlie, this project shows how to make "French knitting" with a scrap of plastic tubing.  Making and using the tube makes a creative activity for the weekend - in an hour's work, you could make enough knitting pi...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 09:28:04 PDT
Sock Monkey Finger Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/Sock-Monkey-Finger-Puppet/
Sock Monkey Finger Puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/IBUJ/HFSHUIWW/FIIIBUJHFSHUIWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/IBUJ/HFSHUIWW/FIIIBUJHFSHUIWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/IBUJ/HFSHUIWW/FIIIBUJHFSHUIWW.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs Sock Monkey Finger Puppet. My own crochet pattern. What You Will Need 5-5.5 mm Crochet Hook White Yarn Red Yarn Brown Yarn  Safety Eyes Tapestry Needle Body With white yarn Ch 2. Row 1: Sc 6 in 2nd ch from hook. Sl st in beg ch. Row 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in ea st around. Sl st in beg ch. Row 3: ...
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Sat, 4 May 2013 17:28:54 PDT
How to Wind a Center-Pull Ball of Yarn by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wind-a-Center-Pull-Ball-of-Yarn-by-Hand/
How to Wind a Center-Pull Ball of Yarn by Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/EY2H/HFWSTEEC/F9UEY2HHFWSTEEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/EY2H/HFWSTEEC/F9UEY2HHFWSTEEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/EY2H/HFWSTEEC/F9UEY2HHFWSTEEC.SMALL.jpg LeafingLight I love the convenience of a center-pull ball of yarn as you're knitting or crocheting, but don't have a handy-dandy ball winder to make that happen. So, I use this simple method to wind up my yarn by hand.  Gather your materials. Gather your materials. With this method, all you need is the yarn y...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:08:55 PDT
Kids Knitted Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Knitted-Slippers/
Kids Knitted Slippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MSC4/HAUNM06U/FQQMSC4HAUNM06U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MSC4/HAUNM06U/FQQMSC4HAUNM06U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/MSC4/HAUNM06U/FQQMSC4HAUNM06U.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall After I started wearing the slippers I made here: http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Slippers/, my 5 year old granddaughter told her Mom that she wanted slippers for Christmas.  I decided I would make slippers for each of the 4 grandkids which will be in our home on Christmas day.  I spent 12 hou...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:32:55 PST
Circular Blanket knitted in the round http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-Blanket-knitted-in-the-round/
Circular Blanket knitted in the round - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/JT8Q/H9G10OEI/FI3JT8QH9G10OEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/JT8Q/H9G10OEI/FI3JT8QH9G10OEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/JT8Q/H9G10OEI/FI3JT8QH9G10OEI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I love this blanket!  It is knit in the round using yarn overs to increase every other row which creates the spiral pattern.  I love knitting in the round because I don't have to constantly switch my needle back and forth, especially on projects as big as this.  I always make these blankets for fami...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:28:12 PST
Peppermint Puff Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Peppermint-Puff-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/5JML/H9K2FYOW/FR25JMLH9K2FYOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/5JML/H9K2FYOW/FR25JMLH9K2FYOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/5JML/H9K2FYOW/FR25JMLH9K2FYOW.SMALL.jpg JosiePosie76 This hat is 100% cotton.  Two colors white(two skeins at a time with this color since the yarn is thin) and Pink Taffy(I am not sure what the yarn brand was).  I made this on a knifty Kntter loom.  20 rows for the white brim, 7 rows of Pink Taffy, 14 rows of white(pulled up to make the "puff") and f...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:45:43 PST
Reversible Knit Capelet/Poncho http://www.instructables.com/id/Reversible-Knit-CapeletPoncho/
Reversible Knit Capelet/Poncho - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/CKS5/H9K2GIVN/FSNCKS5H9K2GIVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/CKS5/H9K2GIVN/FSNCKS5H9K2GIVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/CKS5/H9K2GIVN/FSNCKS5H9K2GIVN.SMALL.jpg Sam.anne.tha I love the idea of knitting my own sweaters--especially this time of year--but I'm not quite ready skill-level-wise to take on that challenge. This capelet/poncho was completely doable, however. You'll need to know some intermediate knitting techniques (or you can look them up on YouTube and learn ...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 19:15:05 PST
Making my mittens convertible (flip-tops) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-my-mittens-convertible-flip-tops/
Making my mittens convertible (flip-tops) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/G7YZ/H8TTP0XA/FO2G7YZH8TTP0XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/G7YZ/H8TTP0XA/FO2G7YZH8TTP0XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/G7YZ/H8TTP0XA/FO2G7YZH8TTP0XA.SMALL.jpg lucylollipop When I was hunting for my last pattern for a pair of knit mittens, I wanted a pair of convertibles rather than straight up mittens or fingerless mittens. Unfortunately, I couldn't find any I liked... This is how I solved my pattern problem. You'll need: A pair of knit fingerless mittens (this time...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 14:36:23 PDT
Zoidberg Claw Mittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoidberg-Claw-Mittens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/FLPN/H67384P7/FHGFLPNH67384P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/FLPN/H67384P7/FHGFLPNH67384P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/FLPN/H67384P7/FHGFLPNH67384P7.SMALL.jpg kathara Last year I was whole-heartedly embraced by the world of Instructables when I shared my knitting pattern for a Dr Zoidberg balaclava. http://www.instructables.com/id/Dr-Zoidberg/ Thanks for all the love. Almost a year later, I've finally written the pattern for the matching claws. You can find it h...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 06:13:50 PDT
Loom Knit Gryffindor Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Loom-Knit-Gryffindor-Scarf/
Loom Knit Gryffindor Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/E50B/H5ENPP0G/FTXE50BH5ENPP0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/E50B/H5ENPP0G/FTXE50BH5ENPP0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/E50B/H5ENPP0G/FTXE50BH5ENPP0G.SMALL.jpg rodneybones Materials and Tools 36 peg rectangular knitting loom red and yellow yarn scissors yarn needle crochet hook This scarf is incredibly simple to make. There are a few little fidgety things, but it is mostly just basic repetition. This is a great project for keeping your hands busy while listening to ...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 11:36:26 PDT
Jayne Hat on a Round Knitting Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Jayne-Hat-on-a-Round-Knitting-Loom/
Jayne Hat on a Round Knitting Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/0B9Q/H51ASAOF/FIA0B9QH51ASAOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/0B9Q/H51ASAOF/FIA0B9QH51ASAOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/0B9Q/H51ASAOF/FIA0B9QH51ASAOF.SMALL.jpg rodneybones I was chatting with my friend while knitting something or other on one of my round looms. We were talking about what the looms could be used for, and of course we came to hats. My friend said that she wanted a Jayne hat. One google search later, and I was looking at Adam Baldwin wearing one of the g...
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 19:39:21 PDT
How to finger knit (easy + no tools needed!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-finger-knit-easy-no-tools-needed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/W6A5/H0KKWRVC/F0SW6A5H0KKWRVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/W6A5/H0KKWRVC/F0SW6A5H0KKWRVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/W6A5/H0KKWRVC/F0SW6A5H0KKWRVC.SMALL.jpg Canned Husky Finger knitting is so easy: you don't need any tools at all. You'll need your fingers and some yarn  - and if you're really nifty with biting said yarn, you won't even need scissors. We are so cool. Make scarves, belts, gifts, gift ribbon, christmas decorations. It's also great for keeping children...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 03:15:45 PDT
Classy Brown Mustache&Monocle http://www.instructables.com/id/Classy-Brown-MustacheMonocle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/0VKH/H0KL0KNW/F0T0VKHH0KL0KNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/0VKH/H0KL0KNW/F0T0VKHH0KL0KNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/0VKH/H0KL0KNW/F0T0VKHH0KL0KNW.SMALL.jpg _mous3 Little mishaps go a classy way :) The mustachio is knit to be a mustache. The monocle was crocheted to be a chocolate donut. Crocheted a little chain attachment to my "donut." In the end, I had my tea and crumpets (minus donut plus monocle). FIND THE AWESOME PATTERN HERE
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 23:56:16 PDT
No Sew (or Knit!) Yarn Infinity Scarf Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-or-Knit-Yarn-Infinity-Scarf-Tutorial/
No Sew (or Knit!) Yarn Infinity Scarf Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/JYP2/H05NSV2B/FZMJYP2H05NSV2B.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This is a wonderfully Easy DIY No Sew Yarn Scarf tutorial! What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Yarn that is 5-7 oz. (5 ounces of Yarn will make a thinner scarf like the white or green scarf shown above. 7 ounces of Yarn will make a thicker one like the red scarf) -Scissors -Two Chairs (or o...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:27:59 PDT
Knittens (Cat in the Hat) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knittens-Cat-in-the-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/8JJQ/GZACIYYU/FN18JJQGZACIYYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/8JJQ/GZACIYYU/FN18JJQGZACIYYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/8JJQ/GZACIYYU/FN18JJQGZACIYYU.SMALL.jpg _mous3 Hello there ^_^ This is my first instructable. Hope you like it.. I made this cat in the hat based on this pattern: http://geobabe.livejournal.com/195349.html Had to proportion it down to get the smaller kitten.  head cast on 5 rows 1-4: knit row 5: k1, k2tog knit to end row 6: k1, k2tog, knit (ch...
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Fri, 2 Mar 2012 09:33:55 PST
Felted Cat Toy - Easy, Free, No Knitting Required http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Cat-Toy-Easy-Free-No-Knitting-Required/
Felted Cat Toy - Easy, Free, No Knitting Required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/9Y3E/GXL5OT0L/FBJ9Y3EGXL5OT0L.SMALL.jpg pltate Did you just get a couple of cute, adorable kittens and forget to buy them some cat toys?  Fret no more.  Gather together some scrap yarn and make your own cat toys in no time at all.  What I like about this toy is that it is easy to make and requires no knitting.  Plus, these steps and measurements...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 07:07:58 PST
Enormous stripey knitted snake http://www.instructables.com/id/Enormous-stripey-knitted-snake/
Enormous stripey knitted snake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/9072/GX8SHIX1/FEF9072GX8SHIX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/9072/GX8SHIX1/FEF9072GX8SHIX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/9072/GX8SHIX1/FEF9072GX8SHIX1.SMALL.jpg gruffalo child This is a fairly easy project that mostly requires knitting in the round with no increases or decreases.  We made it (or rather him) to live in my little brother's playgroup, so it is rather enormous being around 240cm long, which works well with several kids playing in different places along the s...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 08:12:11 PST
Black and White Knitted Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-and-White-Knitted-Blanket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/EJAG/GX3MIWEN/F99EJAGGX3MIWEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/EJAG/GX3MIWEN/F99EJAGGX3MIWEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/EJAG/GX3MIWEN/F99EJAGGX3MIWEN.SMALL.jpg Yarnabees  I made this is a blanket for my daughter to thank her for a trip to Disney World! She loves black and white so it came out great!! It is a very Warm and cozy blanket. I used Hometown USA Oakland Black and New York White yarn, size US 19 knitting needles, US P crochet hook and a blunt needle. I want...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2012 13:40:32 PST
Transverse Cowl Knitting Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Transverse-Cowl-Knitting-Pattern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SMALL.jpg iamkeebler Guess what everybody... I wrote another knitting pattern!!! This one is also for a cowl, but it has a really nice diagonal pattern to it. It's a simple pattern that again is just interesting enough to make sure you don't get bored. The diagonal pattern is created by doing an oblique rib stitch. Wha...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 19:34:17 PST
How to Make a Neck Warmer with Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Neck-Warmer-with-Buttons/
How to Make a Neck Warmer with Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I’m all for keeping my neck warm.  I have oodles of scarves to prove it.  Yet none of them accomplished what I really wanted. Then one day, on pintrest, I found one that had a button to hold it close!  QED! (Greek for “eureka”, learned that in Chemistry my Jr. Year of High School.  If it is wrong, b...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 08:26:21 PST
How to Knit an Infinity Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-an-Infinity-Scarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WJB9/GV8SCUYX/FXKWJB9GV8SCUYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WJB9/GV8SCUYX/FXKWJB9GV8SCUYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WJB9/GV8SCUYX/FXKWJB9GV8SCUYX.SMALL.jpg helloyellowcrafts Keep your neck nice and warm this cold winter! Learn how to make Winter's HOT new accessory: The Infinity Scarf. It is also known as a muffler or Möbius strip depending on how it is made. Check for details:  http://helloyellowcrafts.com/blog/2011/11/how-to-knit-an-infinity-scarf-or-muffler/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 09:48:43 PST
Recycled Sari Silk Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Sari-Silk-Pillow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/0TFU/GU7FA0H2/F1P0TFUGU7FA0H2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/0TFU/GU7FA0H2/F1P0TFUGU7FA0H2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/0TFU/GU7FA0H2/F1P0TFUGU7FA0H2.SMALL.jpg carlyn.clark This pillow is knit with 700 grams of recycled sari silk yarn and US7 needles. Garter stitched squares are knit on the bias and sewn together to create this pillow cover. This is a great project for the beginner who’s ready for something a bit more challenging than a scarf. You’ll practice increasin...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 16:03:22 PDT
DIY Spool (French) Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spool-French-Knitting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/AKTJ/GRTHXASO/FY2AKTJGRTHXASO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/AKTJ/GRTHXASO/FY2AKTJGRTHXASO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/AKTJ/GRTHXASO/FY2AKTJGRTHXASO.SMALL.jpg atomicrose After much online research about spool knitting (DIY versus buying a kit) and very little in the way of step-by-step graphics, I decided to attempt my first Instructable to show you how to MacGyver your way into the knitting world. 1. Find a fairly large wooden spool, and choose the number of fini...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:53:39 PDT
Dogbert Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Dogbert-Plushie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/P7CA/GQ5PYUN7/FA7P7CAGQ5PYUN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/P7CA/GQ5PYUN7/FA7P7CAGQ5PYUN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/P7CA/GQ5PYUN7/FA7P7CAGQ5PYUN7.SMALL.jpg kathara Dogbert is knit in the round in acrylic DK yarn. I improvised the pattern as I went along but went back and wrote up the pattern. If anyone would like to make their own Dogbert, the pattern can be found here https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1I_6pSYIYtaIum4qZiF2rlrDkhTOZuuXeblb1A0ihxgQ Since...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 07:23:34 PDT
Fun With Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-Yarn/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PM0P/GN1I61UO/FR3PM0PGN1I61UO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PM0P/GN1I61UO/FR3PM0PGN1I61UO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PM0P/GN1I61UO/FR3PM0PGN1I61UO.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "Fun With Yarn" is a collection of 15 whimsical projects for all levels of yarn crafting skill.  Whether you're into knitting, crochet, or felting, you're sure to find something fun and inspiring!  Learn how to knit a giant lego, crochet the Starship Enterprise, or felt an adorable bird in a nest. ...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2011 16:27:50 PDT