Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - knit http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Jul 2015 10:41:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a jellyfish plush http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-jellyfish-plush/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 22:24:24 PDT
How to Knit Front & Back...an easy knitting stitch! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-Front-Backan-easy-knitting-stitch/
How to Knit Front & Back...an easy knitting stitch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/E4D1/I9UDFE7W/FNNE4D1I9UDFE7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/E4D1/I9UDFE7W/FNNE4D1I9UDFE7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/E4D1/I9UDFE7W/FNNE4D1I9UDFE7W.SMALL.jpg CreatiKnit There are so many ways to increase your stitches in knitting...here’s a fun one! Learn how to KFB in this tutorial and never be confused again! KFB means to knit into the front and back of the same stitch…making one stitch into two…so easy! You will see this used on many different patterns out...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 17:10:47 PDT
How to Slip Slip Knit (SSK) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Slip-Slip-Knit-SSK/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 16:54:12 PDT
How to Long Tail Cast on http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Long-Tail-Cast-on/
How to Long Tail Cast on - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/KI1U/I9NE6CJB/FJKKI1UI9NE6CJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/KI1U/I9NE6CJB/FJKKI1UI9NE6CJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/KI1U/I9NE6CJB/FJKKI1UI9NE6CJB.SMALL.jpg CreatiKnit Did you ever wonder how to cast on & get those stitches onto your knitting needles? Or would you like to refresh your casting on skills?This cast on method will give you a nice, even cast on that is slightly stretchy! This is one of the first cast on methods I used when I first learned to knit!...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 17:35:06 PDT
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
How to Make, & Measure a Knitting Gauge Swatch! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Measure-a-Knitting-Gauge-Swatch/
How to Make, & Measure a Knitting Gauge Swatch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/M9Y1/I9LZ74TH/F2FM9Y1I9LZ74TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/M9Y1/I9LZ74TH/F2FM9Y1I9LZ74TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/M9Y1/I9LZ74TH/F2FM9Y1I9LZ74TH.SMALL.jpg CreatiKnit If making a gauge swatch before a project puts you in a panic…don’t worry, gauge is your friend! It will help you make all your knit projects the right size!Simply put…a gauge swatch is a square you knit, so that you can measure your stitches, that’s it!You might have seen a gauge requirement list...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 18:33:59 PDT
How to pick up dropped stitches in Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-pick-up-dropped-stitches-in-Knitting/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:52:02 PDT
How to make a Slip Knot for Knitting, or Crochet! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Slip-Knot-for-Knitting-or-Crochet/
How to make a Slip Knot for Knitting, or Crochet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/ENUP/I9LZ6C1U/F35ENUPI9LZ6C1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/ENUP/I9LZ6C1U/F35ENUPI9LZ6C1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/ENUP/I9LZ6C1U/F35ENUPI9LZ6C1U.SMALL.jpg CreatiKnit If you’ve ever been confused about how to make a slip knot…never fear! You will learn how to quickly and easily make a perfect slip knot to start many of your projects! Whether you are knitting or crocheting…the slip knot is the same!By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be slip knotting like a pr...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:24:19 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
Knit a Fox Scarf! (and polish those knitting skills) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-a-Fox-Scarf-and-polish-those-knitting-skills/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:45:41 PDT
Knitted Braided Cable Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Braided-Cable-Bracelet/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 21:40:47 PDT
Dinosaur hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-hat-1/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:43:43 PST
Knitting Lesson Two: The Knit Stitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lesson-Two-The-Knit-Stitch/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:26:10 PST
New Born Blue Raglan sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Born-Blue-Raglan-sweater/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:26:18 PST
Minecraft Creeper Afghan http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Creeper-Afghan/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:13:16 PST
Nothing To Dread http://www.instructables.com/id/Nothing-To-Dread/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:23:19 PST
Knit Olaf the Snowman http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-Olaf-the-Snowman/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 15:11:48 PST
Rectangle Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/Rectangle-Coat/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17:31:44 PST
Basic Scarf On A Knitting Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Scarf-On-A-Knitting-Loom/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:14:42 PST
Potato Chip Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Chip-Scarf/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:46:57 PST
Knit Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-Night-Light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:13:29 PDT
Minion Hat W/ a Mouth That Zips http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Hat-W-a-Mouth-That-Zips/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 19:54:37 PDT
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
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/
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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
Knit a Tulip for ME http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-a-Tulip-for-ME/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:28:06 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
Practice Knit Cable Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/Practice-Knit-Cable-Headband/
Practice Knit Cable Headband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/WFB1/HVP6U5FK/F43WFB1HVP6U5FK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/WFB1/HVP6U5FK/F43WFB1HVP6U5FK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/WFB1/HVP6U5FK/F43WFB1HVP6U5FK.SMALL.jpg AliveAndStitchin This quick and easy cable headband is perfect for beginners. It will help you get a hang of working with cables all the while upping your skills in knitting. It's a win win. Supplies You will need:A pair of size 8 straight or circular needle. If you use straight you will also need a pair of size ...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 16:12:48 PDT
Twisted Crochet Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Crochet-Necklace/
Twisted Crochet Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/84E9/HUYLX12B/F5Z84E9HUYLX12B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/84E9/HUYLX12B/F5Z84E9HUYLX12B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/84E9/HUYLX12B/F5Z84E9HUYLX12B.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs Step 1: Make a slip knot.Ch 65. I made this for myself and I have a small head so I would recommend 75.Tie off end.Make 3 of each color. Step 2: Tie ends together.Trim ends. Step 3: For the link:Make a slip knot.Ch 9.Sc in each st for 8 rows Tie off. Step 4: See link onto necklace.
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Sun, 11 May 2014 14:27:29 PDT
Button Loop Coffee Cozie http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-Loop-Coffee-Cozie/
Button Loop Coffee Cozie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/INM2/HUGH8M3B/FO8INM2HUGH8M3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/INM2/HUGH8M3B/FO8INM2HUGH8M3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/INM2/HUGH8M3B/FO8INM2HUGH8M3B.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey everybody it's momo and today I'll be doing a button loop coffee cozie. If you haven't already check out my other cozie with a tea tag Supplies 1- thick elastic hair band2- yarn3- knitting needles {or crochet}4- button5- string6- needles {big and small} Knit Or Crochet Knit or crochet vert...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 07:22:09 PDT
How to Knit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-2-3/
How to Knit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/3KGE/HU7BASWV/FSR3KGEHU7BASWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/3KGE/HU7BASWV/FSR3KGEHU7BASWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/3KGE/HU7BASWV/FSR3KGEHU7BASWV.SMALL.jpg chelsearussell Although it may seem daunting at first, once you get the hang of it, knitting can be an easy and relaxing hobby!  To get started you will only need two things: 1.  Yarn of your choice 2.  Knitting needles The key to achieving the right knitting consistency is in the needle size.   You want to be s...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:47:10 PDT
Red Schtrumpf Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Schtrumpf-Hat/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 17:17:27 PST
How to Knit a Valentines Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-a-Valentines-Heart/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 00:07:29 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
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
DIY Cable Knit Neckwarmer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cable-Knit-Neckwarmer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/YMZC/HO7XE1DA/FOFYMZCHO7XE1DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/YMZC/HO7XE1DA/FOFYMZCHO7XE1DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/YMZC/HO7XE1DA/FOFYMZCHO7XE1DA.SMALL.jpg EyesOfStyle This pattern is quick to knit, and very easy! It's great for beginners who want to practice cables! Check out the full pattern at my blog: Eyes Of Style. Materials: 1 skein Chunky Mochi yarn by crystal palace- or any bulky yarn suited for size 10-11 needles. Gauge isn’t terribly important, as long...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 04:26:25 PST
Knitted Skull and Bones Hat for Toddler http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Skull-and-Bones-Hat-for-Toddler/
Knitted Skull and Bones Hat for Toddler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/4RCC/HO7X2CGI/FYY4RCCHO7X2CGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/4RCC/HO7X2CGI/FYY4RCCHO7X2CGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/4RCC/HO7X2CGI/FYY4RCCHO7X2CGI.SMALL.jpg ChewChoo It's a great pattern for someone who is just learning how to knit using the Fair Isle Style, and perfect for tots who's parents like alternative fashion. :) Pattern, Materials and Notes This pattern is adapted from Patricia Lillie Knits. When carrying your colours over be sure to carry them loose...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:51:47 PST