Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - knitted http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:37:10 PST BLOX v1.01 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
Easy knitted leg warmers, wrist warmers and cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-knitted-leg-warmers-wrist-warmers-and-cap/
Easy knitted leg warmers, wrist warmers and cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/VM13/I3PJU6G9/FWOVM13I3PJU6G9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/VM13/I3PJU6G9/FWOVM13I3PJU6G9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/VM13/I3PJU6G9/FWOVM13I3PJU6G9.SMALL.jpg Nelimare In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make this set of matching accessories to keep you warm. The things you will need: Yarn, obviously, and knitting needles,the ones with the string in between.I'm using wild wild wool from rico design in color number 015 and knitting needles with 8mm...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:54:21 PST
knit a slouchy hat on a round loom http://www.instructables.com/id/knit-a-slouchy-hat-on-a-round-loom/
knit a slouchy hat on a round loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/5RT4/I3H7DKJD/FS95RT4I3H7DKJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/5RT4/I3H7DKJD/FS95RT4I3H7DKJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/5RT4/I3H7DKJD/FS95RT4I3H7DKJD.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I learned how to knit a hat last year - I can't believe I'm just now documenting it. I'm not a huge fan of hats but this slouchy hat style is super comfortable and warm!Knitting on a loom is easy even if you've never done it before. This is a fantastic beginner's project - it will help you understan...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:14:46 PST
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
Green Hornet/Kato Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-HornetKato-Mask/
Green Hornet/Kato Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/DYBH/HXG6MFJ3/F9YDYBHHXG6MFJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/DYBH/HXG6MFJ3/F9YDYBHHXG6MFJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/DYBH/HXG6MFJ3/F9YDYBHHXG6MFJ3.SMALL.jpg AliveAndStitchin This mask is for all the Green Hornet fans out there. I came up with this pattern to mimic the 60's show that I would watch with my dad. My favorite character no shock is Bruce Lee's Kato and wanted to honor this awesome chap by coming up with this easy knit pattern. The original one I posted a coup...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:45:54 PDT
Hard Slipper Soles http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Slipper-Soles/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:50:00 PST
Sake the Knitted Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Sake-the-Knitted-Dog/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NJHU/H9G19P3J/FUONJHUH9G19P3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NJHU/H9G19P3J/FUONJHUH9G19P3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/NJHU/H9G19P3J/FUONJHUH9G19P3J.SMALL.jpg PTP Designs My cousin loves her dog Sake so much she was dreading going on vacation without her.  So she asked me to knit a replica.   After studying some photos and checking over the dimensions she sent me, I knitted up sake's doppelgänger.   While it looks almost identical to her little puppy... it's so rea...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:18:06 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
9 Cool Things I Have Knitted http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Cool-Things-I-Have-Knitted/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/HCEL/GQRBNYRN/FWEHCELGQRBNYRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/HCEL/GQRBNYRN/FWEHCELGQRBNYRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/HCEL/GQRBNYRN/FWEHCELGQRBNYRN.SMALL.jpg Emerzyme I'll give a pattern to anyone who is interested...although some of this stuff I made a while ago, so I probably have lost the pattern by now. Most of my patterns I write on scraps of paper which I throw away. -Pac man scarf, with fleece lining. Super warm! -Purple cable hat -Twisty blue scarf -My f...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 15:40:33 PDT
Victorian Inspired Fingerless Mittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Victorian-Inspired-Fingerless-Mittens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/TTKX/GOHM3PE0/FONTTKXGOHM3PE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/TTKX/GOHM3PE0/FONTTKXGOHM3PE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/TTKX/GOHM3PE0/FONTTKXGOHM3PE0.SMALL.jpg Twinmum This is a pair of fingerless mittens I have made for my daughter. I can't take the credit for the wonderful pattern though. The pattern is available free from VO Knits. I've also made a pair in the same colours as the one on the pattern site and they are beautiful, but my youngest daughter loves yel...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 03:43:08 PDT
Maggie http://www.instructables.com/id/Maggie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/U7JJ/GKTJNQ1X/FO0U7JJGKTJNQ1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/U7JJ/GKTJNQ1X/FO0U7JJGKTJNQ1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/U7JJ/GKTJNQ1X/FO0U7JJGKTJNQ1X.SMALL.jpg lizcrcht
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Thu, 3 Mar 2011 14:59:45 PST
boy mini-me http://www.instructables.com/id/boy-mini-me/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/M5IG/GKS45RQ7/FFXM5IGGKS45RQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/M5IG/GKS45RQ7/FFXM5IGGKS45RQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/M5IG/GKS45RQ7/FFXM5IGGKS45RQ7.SMALL.jpg lizcrcht This is a knitted toy custom made to a specific little boy.  The body is felted and stuffed, the hair is sewn on and the face needle'felted.  The hoodie and pants are knitted.
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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 16:33:55 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
Life aquatic beanie http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-aquatic-beanie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/IJW0/GF06MF3P/FDPIJW0GF06MF3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/IJW0/GF06MF3P/FDPIJW0GF06MF3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/IJW0/GF06MF3P/FDPIJW0GF06MF3P.SMALL.jpg tarzioo I knitted these hats in honor of Life Aquatic.  The hat with the buttons was done with my own pattern and the one with the "Z" was written by iLoveGeneWilder on craftster http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=21136.0
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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 10:20:39 PDT
MORE Video Game Inspired Homemade Stuff!! http://www.instructables.com/id/MORE-Video-Game-Inspired-Homemade-Stuff/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/UD2E/GF06T507/FD3UD2EGF06T507.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/UD2E/GF06T507/FD3UD2EGF06T507.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/UD2E/GF06T507/FD3UD2EGF06T507.SMALL.jpg tarzioo Here is a link to my previous slideshow  http://www.instructables.com/id/video-game-inspired-homemade-stuff-/ yeah I made a few more to share! Please note that the yoshi pattern was written by PIcuu  http://www.etsy.com/shop/picuu?ref=seller_info =D
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Sat, 9 Oct 2010 23:43:06 PDT
Lining a hand knit sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Lining-a-hand-knit-sweater/
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Mon, 10 May 2010 19:18:34 PDT
Ellington Lamb http://www.instructables.com/id/Ellington-Lamb/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/JU17/G8C3UNGX/F5TJU17G8C3UNGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/JU17/G8C3UNGX/F5TJU17G8C3UNGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/JU17/G8C3UNGX/F5TJU17G8C3UNGX.SMALL.jpg Suspinz Knitted from insructions in Susan B. Anderson's book "itty-bitty toys", the soda straw legs are to give the lamb some stability for standing.  The curly topknot is a hoot and just finishes the character.
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Sun, 25 Apr 2010 17:18:08 PDT
Hissy le Snake http://www.instructables.com/id/Hissy-le-Snake/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/ABHH/G8C3MKBB/FHUABHHG8C3MKBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/ABHH/G8C3MKBB/FHUABHHG8C3MKBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/ABHH/G8C3MKBB/FHUABHHG8C3MKBB.SMALL.jpg mariposagirl One day while knitting a scarf my toddler took the cast on end and began hissing with it and saying it was a SNAKE.  and VOILA I decided to sew up the side and make a snake.  It was such a hit I made a very GIRLY one for my friend whose daughter was having a birthday. The second Hissy I knitted i...
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 15:51:12 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
Crocheted hat and hackey sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-hat-and-hackey-sack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/TJGC/G1L7SB7Z/FP0TJGCG1L7SB7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/TJGC/G1L7SB7Z/FP0TJGCG1L7SB7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/TJGC/G1L7SB7Z/FP0TJGCG1L7SB7Z.SMALL.jpg Sylkhr I recently started crocheting and have already made a few projects and I decided to put them into a slide-show. If enough people ask for it I'll put up an Instructable for the hackey sack or hat. If you would like patterns or instructions please comment or message me!
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Tue, 3 Nov 2009 15:59:18 PST
Tina Fey's hat as seen on 30 rock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tina-Feys-hat-as-seen-on-30-rock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/76H7/FXETSC9X/FW776H7FXETSC9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/76H7/FXETSC9X/FW776H7FXETSC9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/76H7/FXETSC9X/FW776H7FXETSC9X.SMALL.jpg tarzioo I knitted this hat a few days ago and I can't stop wearing it! Ever since I saw Liz lemon wear it, I just had to make my own! Luckily I found the pattern on ravelry by sarah moore http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/high-street-hatI made a few alterations to the pattern to make it less slouchy a...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2009 15:12:07 PDT
Knitted Moustache http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Moustache/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2009 07:16:25 PDT
Woolery--knitted/felted jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Woolery-knittedfelted-jewelry/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2009 12:58:41 PST
Last minute Christmas pin or ornament to knit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-minute-Christmas-pin-or-ornament-to-knit/
Last minute Christmas pin or ornament to knit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/N1UE/FOWZOA5Z/FKHN1UEFOWZOA5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/N1UE/FOWZOA5Z/FKHN1UEFOWZOA5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/N1UE/FOWZOA5Z/FKHN1UEFOWZOA5Z.SMALL.jpg stinkymum If you are like me you may have a "difficult" female relative (who shall be nameless) for whom you want to give a gift at this holiday season. You know, she is the one who says "I don't want anything - just a Christmas card!" In the past I have solved this problem by knitting her many scarves, ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2008 12:18:36 PST
How to felt a knitted piece http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-felt-a-knitted-piece/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2008 19:02:13 PDT
Plastic bag knitted purse! http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-bag-knitted-purse/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/7KXI/FCHYO94S/FTH7KXIFCHYO94S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/7KXI/FCHYO94S/FTH7KXIFCHYO94S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/7KXI/FCHYO94S/FTH7KXIFCHYO94S.SMALL.jpg Lego man I made this purse for my sister for Valentines day ,and the whole family liked it. I knitted it with size 13 needles, and about 25 stitches wide. The strap was made with size 7 needles an had 4 stitches. I forgot where I got the button. It was very fun to make and a joy to see my sisters face...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 09:07:41 PST
Knitted Sofa Throw http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Sofa-Throw/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/BB3A/FCHYO6W1/FJPBB3AFCHYO6W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/BB3A/FCHYO6W1/FJPBB3AFCHYO6W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/BB3A/FCHYO6W1/FJPBB3AFCHYO6W1.SMALL.jpg bearycute This was my third project as a beginning knitter. I made this for my living room to add a little bit of color. I made this throw using the basic knit stitch. This throw is made up of 36 six inch squares. After knitting each square, I sewed each one together alternating the two colors. For this proj...
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Fri, 15 Feb 2008 10:46:13 PST
Oliver the Valentine Octopus! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oliver-the-Octopus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/WYE3/FCEILWON/FDJWYE3FCEILWON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/WYE3/FCEILWON/FDJWYE3FCEILWON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/WYE3/FCEILWON/FDJWYE3FCEILWON.SMALL.jpg stinkymum I knitted an Octopus and sent it into a Chinese Auction at my local church. A couple of little boys really wanted to win him and one of them did. The other little chap was quite heartbroken, but luckily I had another one at home that needed a new friend, so both were happy in the end.With all tho...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2008 12:30:38 PST
"The Presence" NIN Scarf in Illusion (Shadow) Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Presence-NIN-Scarf-in-Illusion-Shadow-Knit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/YWA7/FCHYO1YO/F9TYWA7FCHYO1YO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/YWA7/FCHYO1YO/F9TYWA7FCHYO1YO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/YWA7/FCHYO1YO/F9TYWA7FCHYO1YO.SMALL.jpg Stellaria Illusion knitting is a crazy thing. Look at it head-on, and it just looks like boring stripes. Stripes are cool for *some*, but just too plain for others.BUT....if you take a step back, so you're looking at the piece at an angle, something amazing happens! A subtle image begins to emerge! The ti...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2008 08:44:39 PST
Loveable Hedgehogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Loveable-Hedgehogs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/YH9T/FCEIJ5U6/FJMYH9TFCEIJ5U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/YH9T/FCEIJ5U6/FJMYH9TFCEIJ5U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/YH9T/FCEIJ5U6/FJMYH9TFCEIJ5U6.SMALL.jpg dregkenyon From Cascade Yarns: 109 Tweed LE (body), Moda-Dea Zing: black and red (fur), grey scrap wool (paws) and size 11 circular needles two hedgies were born... I used the Huggable Hedgehogs pattern from Fiber Trends that I purchased at Lambspun of Colorado. Since this was my first "real" projec...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2008 19:12:01 PST
Little Miss Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Miss-Valentine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/CCNZ/FCEILL5C/FVHCCNZFCEILL5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/CCNZ/FCEILL5C/FVHCCNZFCEILL5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/CCNZ/FCEILL5C/FVHCCNZFCEILL5C.SMALL.jpg stinkymum This is a little doll I knitted for Valentine's day. She is called Little Miss Valentine. I knitted her from a Jean Greenhowe pattern from her booklet Little Gift Dolls. http://www.jeangreenhowe.com/dolls8.html She was made from oddments of yarn, and I stuffed her with fiberfill. She is very cut...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 13:52:12 PST
One night Chunky Chuba Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/One-night-Chunky-Chuba-Slippers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U8UY/FCEIIUAW/FVIU8UYFCEIIUAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U8UY/FCEIIUAW/FVIU8UYFCEIIUAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U8UY/FCEIIUAW/FVIU8UYFCEIIUAW.SMALL.jpg katjap Knit these warm and woolly slippers in just one evening. Knit a pair for a loved one as they make a great home made gift that people adore. I have knit many of these slippers and have only been able to keep one pair myself because as soon as people see them they ask me to make them a pair.You will n...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2008 10:10:27 PST
Knitting a Better Mouse Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-a-Better-Mouse-Toy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/VU3Z/FC2BTR3N/F3OVU3ZFC2BTR3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/VU3Z/FC2BTR3N/F3OVU3ZFC2BTR3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/VU3Z/FC2BTR3N/F3OVU3ZFC2BTR3N.SMALL.jpg MaggieBelize Last week I found myself dangling between major knitting projects, and not yet in the mood to start a new one. I needed something quick & easy to whip up, preferably from my existing stash. So I decided to knit a catnip mouse toy for my darling cats.While I particularly liked the free downloadable L...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2008 17:52:39 PST
Starter Project & Embellishing left overs http://www.instructables.com/id/Starter-Project--Embellishing-left-overs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/80TR/FC2E8S5F/FQM80TRFC2E8S5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/80TR/FC2E8S5F/FQM80TRFC2E8S5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/80TR/FC2E8S5F/FQM80TRFC2E8S5F.SMALL.jpg Msginnny I fell in love with the Felted Flower Tote in the Better Homes & Gardens Knitting Fun For Everyone book. It had been about 20 years since I had knitted anything, so I started out with the Homespun Comfort afghan from the book and made it with the very soft Lion Brand Homespun yarn. After anothe...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2008 14:33:38 PST
Grandma Williams Hap Shawl http://www.instructables.com/id/Grandma-Williams-Hap-Shawl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/F4JI/FBU345K7/F6EF4JIFBU345K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/F4JI/FBU345K7/F6EF4JIFBU345K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/F4JI/FBU345K7/F6EF4JIFBU345K7.SMALL.jpg callensgrandma My husband ask me to knit his mother a shawl. Knowing that she would never use one, I decided to knit a hap shawl. Using three patterns from Sharon Miller's Heirloom Knitting, I came up with this shawl. It is knit from Lion Brand sport weight wool ease yarn. Grandma uses it as a nap afghan as it is ...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2008 05:11:55 PST
Knitted Baby Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Baby-Blanket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/046Q/FBPF3MM8/F20046QFBPF3MM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/046Q/FBPF3MM8/F20046QFBPF3MM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/046Q/FBPF3MM8/F20046QFBPF3MM8.SMALL.jpg Sundaisy920 I knitted this blanket for my cousin's new baby boy. I used a pattern I found on Lionsbrand website. The pattern is called Blue Lagoon Blanket, you can find the pattern here: blanketI used Lionsbrand's yarn Babysoft and Microspun and a size 10 knitting needle. It's a lovely pattern and so simple ...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2008 12:15:36 PST
stripey snake http://www.instructables.com/id/stripey-snake/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B51K/FBHXD0TL/F3RB51KFBHXD0TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B51K/FBHXD0TL/F3RB51KFBHXD0TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B51K/FBHXD0TL/F3RB51KFBHXD0TL.SMALL.jpg rachspencer This stripey snake comes from a pattern in Zoe Mellor's book, Knitted Toys. I used some yarn that my aunt bought at a garage sale as well as a few new skeins to add some color. If I were to knit this again I would use thinner yarn. I deviated from the pattern a bit and made the stripes all differe...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2008 12:17:43 PST
Cute Knitted Bunny from a Square Plus Ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Knitted-Bunny-from-a-Square-Plus-Ears/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/6ZJP/FBHXCXGN/FKB6ZJPFBHXCXGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/6ZJP/FBHXCXGN/FKB6ZJPFBHXCXGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/6ZJP/FBHXCXGN/FKB6ZJPFBHXCXGN.SMALL.jpg mleverette This is a slide show with steps that kept multiplying like bunnies! Start with some Lion Brand Organic Cotton and knit a square to your favorite size. Do a bit of folding, stitching and stuffing...add some ears and a pompom tail and you have a bunny!
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 17:53:54 PST
Baby blanket for Polly http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-blanket-for-Polly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/JY6N/FCZERDK6/FCYJY6NFCZERDK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/JY6N/FCZERDK6/FCYJY6NFCZERDK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/JY6N/FCZERDK6/FCYJY6NFCZERDK6.SMALL.jpg stinkymum My friend's daughter in England had a baby girl, and I wanted to knit her a very special blanket. I used Lion Brand's pound of love http://cache.lionbrand.com//yarns/pound.htm in pastel green, for this baby sea shell pattern. I had knitted this pattern previously for my own grandson, so I knew i...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2008 13:21:54 PST
Knitted Clowns http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Clowns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/N25J/FCRT3HRP/FUAN25JFCRT3HRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/N25J/FCRT3HRP/FUAN25JFCRT3HRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/N25J/FCRT3HRP/FUAN25JFCRT3HRP.SMALL.jpg stinkymum These knitted clowns are made with oddments of Lion Brand Yarns http://cache.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/yarnInfo.cgi?yarnPageIndex=1 and Red Heart, http://www.coatsandclark.com/ and stuffed with non toxic fibrefill http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/fiberfill . I always use 3mm needles to knit toys, or follow...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2008 06:55:48 PST
LTK Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/LTK-Pillow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/336Z/FB7FYECG/F6T336ZFB7FYECG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/336Z/FB7FYECG/F6T336ZFB7FYECG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/336Z/FB7FYECG/F6T336ZFB7FYECG.SMALL.jpg julier This set of photos shows my LTK Pillow (LTK stands for Learn To Knit). I developed the pattern for this pillow as an instruction tool for my beginners Learn To Knit class. For this class, I wanted a simple project that was more interesting than a garter stitch scarf. I decided to focus on the very...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2008 03:40:15 PST
Acorn Bobble Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Acorn-Bobble-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/0FD0/GFRWMD1N/FGV0FD0GFRWMD1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/0FD0/GFRWMD1N/FGV0FD0GFRWMD1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/0FD0/GFRWMD1N/FGV0FD0GFRWMD1N.SMALL.jpg dbkn This is a rather wacky, sculptured, just-for-fun hat that I designed originally using a worsted wt. wool (sample shown in Patons Classic Wool.) It's knit in the round from lower band to crown. I worked a K3, P5 rib to start on a size 6 circular, then changed to size 10 for body of the hat. Along the...
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Tue, 8 Jan 2008 17:57:40 PST
Baby Blue Cloud Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Blue-Cloud-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/M9A6/FB11UA51/FOIM9A6FB11UA51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/M9A6/FB11UA51/FOIM9A6FB11UA51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/M9A6/FB11UA51/FOIM9A6FB11UA51.SMALL.jpg dbkn This soft-as-a-cloud baby hat was originally designed after I had experienced a beautiful day of blue sky filled with white puffy clouds. Lion Brand Homespun was the perfect choice to represent the clouds, combined with a soft cotton baby yarn in blue. Worked in the round from K2 P2 rib to top on a ...
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Tue, 8 Jan 2008 17:26:46 PST
Tweed-look Pom Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweed-look-Pom-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/J7GA/FB10TMFL/FTBJ7GAFB10TMFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/J7GA/FB10TMFL/FTBJ7GAFB10TMFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/J7GA/FB10TMFL/FTBJ7GAFB10TMFL.SMALL.jpg dbkn This tweed-look hat, shown in a red/brown combo, was an experiment in trying a new stitch pattern. It came out better than anticipated! The sample hat was knit in the round on a size 8 16" circular needle, from cuff to crown in basic worsted weight wool and wool-blend (red Patons Classic Wool and br...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2008 19:21:22 PST
Apple & Pine Tree Dishcloths http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple--Pine-Tree-Dishcloths/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/S47D/FB11L1ZZ/FKYS47DFB11L1ZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/S47D/FB11L1ZZ/FKYS47DFB11L1ZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/S47D/FB11L1ZZ/FKYS47DFB11L1ZZ.SMALL.jpg dbkn My originally-designed Apple & Pine Tree Dishcloths feature motifs worked from simple charts, using purl stitches on a stockinette stitch ground, bordered by garter stitch. Apple red and pine green Lion Cotton is knit on size 6 needles for these 7" x 7" cloths. This yarn and the smaller gauge result...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2008 13:58:51 PST