Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - knit http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:48:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Knit A Mustache http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-A-Mustache/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:05:16 PDT
How To Knit Using A Graph http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Knit-Using-A-Graph/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:12:31 PDT
Knitted Bunny http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Bunny/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:51:59 PDT
How to make a cheap yarn spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-yarn-spinner/
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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
SupaChix http://www.instructables.com/id/SupaChix/
SupaChix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWO/DEPA/HXRNS5JA/FWODEPAHXRNS5JA.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWO/DEPA/HXRNS5JA/FWODEPAHXRNS5JA.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWO/DEPA/HXRNS5JA/FWODEPAHXRNS5JA.SMALL.jpg AliveAndStitchin Let's face it, us chicks can kick butt too. We can sport that superhero mask way better then the boys, also we have way more tricks up our sleeves. So here's to the supachix who kick butt everyday by being awesome. Weapons Of Choice What you will need: Size 6 Needles, Yarn: I used cotton, and Siz...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:51:41 PDT
Third Beginner Knit Project: Ribbing Square http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Beginner-Knit-Project-Ribbing-Square/
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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
Green Hornet/Kato Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-HornetKato-Mask/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:45:54 PDT
Twisted Crochet Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Crochet-Necklace/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 14:27:29 PDT
Red Schtrumpf Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Schtrumpf-Hat/
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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/
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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/
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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
Crochet Heart Money Locket http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Heart-Money-Locket/
Crochet Heart Money Locket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/7Q8C/HP0CRIXD/F1H7Q8CHP0CRIXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/7Q8C/HP0CRIXD/F1H7Q8CHP0CRIXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/7Q8C/HP0CRIXD/F1H7Q8CHP0CRIXD.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs Perfect place to stash your money when you're without a purse or wallet. What you'll need 2 different colors of yarn Crochet hook Tapestry needle Scissors Heart: Row 1 Ch 2,  SC 12 in 2nd ch from hook Join with sl st Row 2 Ch 2 1 DC in next 2 st DC 5 in next st skip next st sl st in next ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:07:45 PST
Knitted Skull and Bones Hat for Toddler http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Skull-and-Bones-Hat-for-Toddler/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:51:47 PST
Mt.Fuji Knit Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/MtFuji-Knit-Hat/
Mt.Fuji Knit Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/A2QN/HNRHX7AI/FEDA2QNHNRHX7AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/A2QN/HNRHX7AI/FEDA2QNHNRHX7AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/A2QN/HNRHX7AI/FEDA2QNHNRHX7AI.SMALL.jpg yosyam Mt. Fuji is a well-known symbol of Japan. I knitted hat with the motif of this beautiful mountain for my son. You'll need 2 balls blue yarn (100g Ski Bambi Mono Color #704) 1/2 ball white yarn (25g Ski Bambi Mono Color #701) Circular needles (size 8mm, 50cm long) and scissors, yarn needle... Ca...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 05:32:05 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 Not-Moss-Stitch Circle Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Not-Moss-Stitch-Circle-Scarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GWMB/HN46KVB7/FDKGWMBHN46KVB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GWMB/HN46KVB7/FDKGWMBHN46KVB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GWMB/HN46KVB7/FDKGWMBHN46KVB7.SMALL.jpg MissLivia Inspired by a scarf I found at Gap, I developed this knitting pattern to create a really warm, stretchy, soft scarf. The name comes from the fact that Gap called their version of the scarf the "Moss Stitch Scarf", yet it isn't not actually what I would consider a moss stitch (for a visual explanatio...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:10:48 PDT
Star Gather crocheted Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Gather-Stitch-Crochet/
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 18:40:15 PDT
The Knitting Pipe (now with 3D printing!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knitting-Pipe/
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 09:28:04 PDT
Knit Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-Tank/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:25:22 PDT
How to Knit with Pom Pom Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-with-Pom-Pom-Yarn/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 21:22:06 PDT
Crochet Flower Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Flower-Ring/
Crochet Flower Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/56A3/HFPTJKWZ/FBL56A3HFPTJKWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/56A3/HFPTJKWZ/FBL56A3HFPTJKWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/56A3/HFPTJKWZ/FBL56A3HFPTJKWZ.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs My own pattern :) What you'll need Any color yarn 5-5.5 mm Crochet Hook Ch 2 Row 1: Sc 5 in 2nd ch from hook. Sl st. Row 2-4: (Ch 1. 3 sc in ea st around. Sl st in  beg st.) Repeat for each row. Fasten off. Join yarn to back of flower. Chain 6 Join with back of flower. Fasten off. ...
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Sat, 4 May 2013 22:59:26 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/
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:08:55 PDT
Knit a Round Purple Dish Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-a-Round-Purple-Dish-Cloth/
Knit a Round Purple Dish Cloth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/U3UG/HF244GF3/F87U3UGHF244GF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/U3UG/HF244GF3/F87U3UGHF244GF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/U3UG/HF244GF3/F87U3UGHF244GF3.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall Over 10 years ago a friend brought me a pattern for a round, knitted dish cloth, and challenged me to figure it out.  I was already love to the idea of knitted dish clothes so I accepted the challenge.  It took me a while to figure out what the pattern was trying to get me to do.  When the first o...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 07:46:40 PDT
Baby Owl Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Owl-Hat/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 18:11:49 PDT
Kids Knitted Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Knitted-Slippers/
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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
Noggin Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Noggin-Warmer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/LHPZ/H9K2FYLG/FAXLHPZH9K2FYLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/LHPZ/H9K2FYLG/FAXLHPZH9K2FYLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/LHPZ/H9K2FYLG/FAXLHPZH9K2FYLG.SMALL.jpg JosiePosie76 I used gradient-ed blue for the top and Denim blues for the brim(two skeins at a time with the Denim Blues yarn, because it's thin).  Both are 100% cotton.  I used a knifty knitter loom to make this hat(I used the green loom for this hat).  It is adult sized.  The brim of the hat is 36 rows.  The to...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:38:58 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
Bigger on the inside bag! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bigger-on-the-inside-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DL8Z/H9G16IGL/FQ8DL8ZH9G16IGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DL8Z/H9G16IGL/FQ8DL8ZH9G16IGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DL8Z/H9G16IGL/FQ8DL8ZH9G16IGL.SMALL.jpg frogfr34k I knitted this bag for myself. I used 4mm needles (US 6) and DK weight yarn. (Tardis blue, white and black) I used acrylic yarn, but if I had to start over, I'd look for a non-elastic yarn like cotton. I had to double the inside of my bag so the Tardis keeps its shape when I put things inside. Inst...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:54:06 PST
Light weight short ankle sock http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-weight-short-ankle-sock/
Light weight short ankle sock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2HHB/H97KVXBP/FZI2HHBH97KVXBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2HHB/H97KVXBP/FZI2HHBH97KVXBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2HHB/H97KVXBP/FZI2HHBH97KVXBP.SMALL.jpg jdsilence This is a short sock that is comfortable and light.  The techniques used to construct this sock include knitting in the round on double point needles, short rows, and the Kitchener stitch.   I cannot include any information about the gauge of my knitting because I am one of those knitters that just...
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 14:28:02 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/
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
Easy Knit Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Knit-Tie/
Easy Knit Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/M52G/H3JX9ZFR/F6AM52GH3JX9ZFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/M52G/H3JX9ZFR/F6AM52GH3JX9ZFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/M52G/H3JX9ZFR/F6AM52GH3JX9ZFR.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I have been wanting to try to knit a tie for a while now and with Father's Day coming up (it was when I started) I decided to give it a go.  It's pretty easy to make and soft to wear! Supplies All you really need for this project is yarn and a knitting needle, but I will tell you everything I use...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:00:29 PDT
Midsummer Tee http://www.instructables.com/id/Midsummer-Tee/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/5XPB/H337L2AH/FKG5XPBH337L2AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/5XPB/H337L2AH/FKG5XPBH337L2AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/5XPB/H337L2AH/FKG5XPBH337L2AH.SMALL.jpg sgreen19 This flattering and flirty top is an easy introduction to intarsia.  The Linen/Alpaca/Silk yarn makes a versatile fabric for any spring or summer wardrobe. http://www.ravelry.com/projects/SarahMGreen/midsummer-magic-tee
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 12:55:06 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
Knit a Zig-Zag Necktie http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-a-Zig-Zag-Necktie/
Knit a Zig-Zag Necktie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/KGI3/H0A00HI5/FBZKGI3H0A00HI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/KGI3/H0A00HI5/FBZKGI3H0A00HI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/KGI3/H0A00HI5/FBZKGI3H0A00HI5.SMALL.jpg ATTILAtheHUNgry I wanted to knit a necktie, but I didn't want a boring old regular shaped one. I'm also really new at this whole knitting thing, (the only other thing I've knitted before this project was a scarf) so I wanted something simple. So this is how I made a Zig-Zag necktie using only three simple stitches....
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012 18:40:31 PDT
Chandler the Purple Zombie http://www.instructables.com/id/Chandler-the-Purple-Zombie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/3W6Z/H01NGE44/FUM3W6ZH01NGE44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/3W6Z/H01NGE44/FUM3W6ZH01NGE44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/3W6Z/H01NGE44/FUM3W6ZH01NGE44.SMALL.jpg _mous3 This is a little experimental knit/crochet project I started to practice different knitting and crocheting basics. His name is Chandler and he wears a green beanie to hide his exposed "intelligence". He also doesn't eat people/brains because he doesn't have a mouth.
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:21:24 PDT
Mole http://www.instructables.com/id/Mole/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/0NML/GZUB3PTD/FG80NMLGZUB3PTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/0NML/GZUB3PTD/FG80NMLGZUB3PTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/0NML/GZUB3PTD/FG80NMLGZUB3PTD.SMALL.jpg Debi133 I created this knitted mole to go with the book "The Mitten" by Jan Brett.  I used a pattern for all the animals except for the mole and the Owl.  I had to improvise to create him.  Didn't expect to enter any contests but what the heck.  I thought I'd share since he turned out pretty good!  I did wr...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 21:35:50 PDT
Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/Owl-2010/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/BNAX/GZUAGBM5/FWSBNAXGZUAGBM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/BNAX/GZUAGBM5/FWSBNAXGZUAGBM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/BNAX/GZUAGBM5/FWSBNAXGZUAGBM5.SMALL.jpg Debi133 This owl was designed free hand by me, no pattern whatsoever.   It went with a collection of kitted critters that I made to go with the book "The Mitten".  I couldn't find any patterns for a snow owl so I improvised like crazy.  I didn't know about this contest so I don't have any step-by-step pix. ...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 21:27:00 PDT
make a mega-crochet pouf http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-mega-crochet-pouf/
make a mega-crochet pouf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/XRHC/GZUAFBUF/FVYXRHCGZUAFBUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/XRHC/GZUAFBUF/FVYXRHCGZUAFBUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/XRHC/GZUAFBUF/FVYXRHCGZUAFBUF.SMALL.jpg knitbitch I have just finished my 3rd pouf and thought now it's time to share the recipe. The poufs are decorative in your living room, and very easy to make, the only thing you really need is a lot of patience. And a lot of yarn, it takes appx 2kgs to make a pouf. I'm using a fake spool-knitting technique th...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:15:38 PDT
Amigurumi Photoshoot: Cute TV/Movie Characters http://www.instructables.com/id/Amigurumi-Photoshoot-Cute-TVMovie-Characters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/90VM/GZ0BVYRA/FWV90VMGZ0BVYRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/90VM/GZ0BVYRA/FWV90VMGZ0BVYRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/90VM/GZ0BVYRA/FWV90VMGZ0BVYRA.SMALL.jpg enuscher
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 15:38:01 PST