Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - knit - yarn http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:28:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
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/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:03:23 PST
How to Knit a Minion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-a-Minion/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 19:39:21 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
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/
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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/
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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
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
Knitted hats http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-hats/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/G9IL/GMIGG2SJ/FRSG9ILGMIGG2SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/G9IL/GMIGG2SJ/FRSG9ILGMIGG2SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/G9IL/GMIGG2SJ/FRSG9ILGMIGG2SJ.SMALL.jpg JosiePosie76 I call them Candy Hat Creations.  My favorites have already been sold...  These are what I ahve left of 300 hats...lol
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Mon, 18 Apr 2011 23:45:55 PDT
How to knit a giant Lego brick doorstop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-knit-a-giant-lego-brick-doorstop/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 15:37:06 PST
How to make Plarn http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Plarn-2/
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Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:54:35 PST
Knitted Beard http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Beard/
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Thu, 27 Jan 2011 03:59:16 PST
Quick Knits http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Knits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/9OOW/GJ289VE2/FMQ9OOWGJ289VE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/9OOW/GJ289VE2/FMQ9OOWGJ289VE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/9OOW/GJ289VE2/FMQ9OOWGJ289VE2.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Quick Knits is a collection of 13 easy projects you can knit up in no time!  Hats, scarves, dishcloths and mustaches - we've got it all.  Got a free afternoon? These simple projects are quick to knit up, and make great last-minute gifts.  All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by quic...
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:57:29 PST
Knitting Lessons: Increasing and Decreasing Stitches http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lessons-Increasing-and-Decreasing-Stitch/
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 17:00:17 PST
Knitting Lessons: Binding (Casting) Off http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lessons-Binding-Casting-Off/
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:35:44 PST
Knitting Lessons: The Purl Stitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lessons-The-Purl-Stitch/
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:33:24 PST
Knitting Lessons: The Knit Stitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lessons-The-Knit-Stitch/
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:30:57 PST
Knitting Lessons: Cast On Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lessons-Cast-On-Techniques/
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:29:36 PST
Hand Wind a Ball of Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Wind-a-Ball-of-Yarn/
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Fri, 3 Dec 2010 11:35:27 PST
Make a Mobile with Knitted Spirals http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mobile-with-Knitted-Spirals/
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 12:25:16 PDT
How To Loom Knit http://www.instructables.com/id/Loom-Knitting/
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 19:45:45 PDT
Meatwad! http://www.instructables.com/id/Meatwad/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/26YZ/G825CZ57/F5Q26YZG825CZ57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/26YZ/G825CZ57/F5Q26YZG825CZ57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/26YZ/G825CZ57/F5Q26YZG825CZ57.SMALL.jpg heypaula I knitted a Meatwad to give to Dave Willis, voice of Meatwad (and Carl) on Aqua Teen Hunger Force. It was really easy, and you can do it, too, if you want. I used the Sweet Little Bird pattern at knittedtoybox.blogspot.com/2008/04/sweet-little-bird.html. I only knit up the body, of course, though, ...
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Mon, 19 Apr 2010 12:25:11 PDT
Bunny lovey http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-lovey/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/QW6H/G7DYPNRA/F4QQW6HG7DYPNRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/QW6H/G7DYPNRA/F4QQW6HG7DYPNRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/QW6H/G7DYPNRA/F4QQW6HG7DYPNRA.SMALL.jpg heypaula Using the pattern at www.lionbrand.com/patterns/81028AD.html, I knitted up two baby gifts. I used cotton yarn for the face on one and acrylic for the other, and I embroidered a very simple pair of eyes and a nose on each. I left off the mouth for extra cuteness. When I was all done, I threaded a pi...
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Mon, 5 Apr 2010 13:43:55 PDT
Knitted bluebird http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-bluebird/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/M885/G7DYPNP5/FMOM885G7DYPNP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/M885/G7DYPNP5/FMOM885G7DYPNP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/M885/G7DYPNP5/FMOM885G7DYPNP5.SMALL.jpg heypaula I knit up Raynor Gellatly's Sweet Little Bird from the pattern at knittedtoybox.blogspot.com/2008/04/sweet-little-bird.html and added a little beak and eyes with cotton yarn and some basic embroidery. It was a really great project to use up some extra blue yarn I had leftover from a knitted present....
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Mon, 5 Apr 2010 13:11:02 PDT
Knitted tabby cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-tabby-cat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9SHD/G7DY7918/F8P9SHDG7DY7918.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9SHD/G7DY7918/F8P9SHDG7DY7918.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9SHD/G7DY7918/F8P9SHDG7DY7918.SMALL.jpg heypaula I knitted a tabby cat using Lillian's Knitted Kitty pattern at geobabe.livejournal.com/195349.html. I added tabby stripes, eyes, and a nose, using cotton yarn and very basic embroidery skills. To finish off my kitten, named Steve, I added a blue ribbon and bow and a little bell.
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Mon, 5 Apr 2010 11:19:59 PDT