Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - knitting http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:54:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Knitted Phone Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Knitted-Phone-Bag/
DIY Knitted Phone Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/UUBX/IAWCBVTX/FITUUBXIAWCBVTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/UUBX/IAWCBVTX/FITUUBXIAWCBVTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/UUBX/IAWCBVTX/FITUUBXIAWCBVTX.SMALL.jpg diywithalex Hello! This instructable is a super easy knitted phone bag. All you really need for making this project is the basic knitting skills (like casting on, casting off, and knitting) which you can look at the example in my video. I have made a youtube video to show you how to make this cool bag. It takes...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 21:07:08 PDT
New born BABY BOOTIES!!!! Quick, easy and absolute beginner project !!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/New-born-BABY-BOOTIES-Quick-easy-and-absolute-begi/
New born BABY BOOTIES!!!! Quick, easy and absolute beginner project !!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/VXA0/IA58GOVO/FEVVXA0IA58GOVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/VXA0/IA58GOVO/FEVVXA0IA58GOVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/VXA0/IA58GOVO/FEVVXA0IA58GOVO.SMALL.jpg art freak 9 This is a quick and easy project which requires just basic knitting skills. So do give it a try as it is a great way to start off making something for your babies while you are expecting or even a good gifting option too... Let's get started !!! Materials required You will require1. yarn of your ...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 11:39:14 PDT
Learn how to join in the round with circular knitting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-how-to-join-in-the-round-with-circular-knitt/
Learn how to join in the round with circular knitting! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2FSE/I9UDFR2C/F682FSEI9UDFR2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2FSE/I9UDFR2C/F682FSEI9UDFR2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2FSE/I9UDFR2C/F682FSEI9UDFR2C.SMALL.jpg CreatiKnit You’ve cast on the right amount of stitches, and you’re ready to start your project. Now the next big step…join in the round! This fun technique is easy to learn and will allow you to work all those circular knitting patterns you’ve always wanted to try.So let’s get you started on your next knitti...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 17:44:54 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 Make one stitch in Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-one-stitch-in-Knitting/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 16:41:35 PDT
How to do the magic loop when knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-the-magic-loop-when-knitting/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 06:51:35 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/
How to pick up dropped stitches in Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/G3WO/I9LZ6K7D/FEQG3WOI9LZ6K7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/G3WO/I9LZ6K7D/FEQG3WOI9LZ6K7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/G3WO/I9LZ6K7D/FEQG3WOI9LZ6K7D.SMALL.jpg CreatiKnit Have you ever been joyfully knitting along, and your project seemed to be progressing just fine and Oh No…you see that you dropped a stitch a few rows back?!Not to worry! You don’t have to rip out all your rows back to that spot! I’ll show you how to use this nifty little trick to put that stit...
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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
How to Swatch in the Round http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Swatch-in-the-Round/
How to Swatch in the Round - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/SNWL/I9B6HD1R/FPNSNWLI9B6HD1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/SNWL/I9B6HD1R/FPNSNWLI9B6HD1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/SNWL/I9B6HD1R/FPNSNWLI9B6HD1R.SMALL.jpg joeliskitchen Here's a quick video about how I swatch for knitting in the round. This is a technique that I've picked up over the years and it's been around the internet for a while. Here's a post from 2011 by Tech Knitter which discusses this technique: http://techknitting.blogspot.co.uk/2011/02/circul...You ca...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 16:11:29 PDT
Finger Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Finger-Knitting-1/
Finger Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/SBX2/I8OH3CDL/FQ9SBX2I8OH3CDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/SBX2/I8OH3CDL/FQ9SBX2I8OH3CDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/SBX2/I8OH3CDL/FQ9SBX2I8OH3CDL.SMALL.jpg unicorncrystal Materials For this project you will need yarn , scissors , and simply your fingers . Securing The Yarn To do this step you will need to knot the end of the strand to where u can put your thumb threw it do not make it to tight you will want to untie the knot once u finish , make sure the stran...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:57:43 PDT
Knitting stitch markers http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-stitch-markers/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:43:23 PDT
Knit a Fox Scarf! (and polish those knitting skills) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-a-Fox-Scarf-and-polish-those-knitting-skills/
Knit a Fox Scarf! (and polish those knitting skills) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/WTBR/I8J9UPT6/FMVWTBRI8J9UPT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/WTBR/I8J9UPT6/FMVWTBRI8J9UPT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/WTBR/I8J9UPT6/FMVWTBRI8J9UPT6.SMALL.jpg Juanamac Everyone needs a new scarf, right? Well.... I wanted one anyway. However, this pattern is perfect for honing your skills to a really professional level, from knitting neat edges to practising increasing, decreasing, ribbing, colour changing, working on 3 double pointed needles, 3 needle bind off, ...
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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/
Knitted Braided Cable Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/AXED/I84BAUUX/FU8AXEDI84BAUUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/AXED/I84BAUUX/FU8AXEDI84BAUUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/AXED/I84BAUUX/FU8AXEDI84BAUUX.SMALL.jpg Juanamac I love these bracelets, so soft and tactile, and no clangy sounds of metal. Simple to make, an ideal first project with cables, or as last minute gifts. They are also a fantastic way of using up leftover yarn. You will need: DK (8ply) yarn - you don't need a lot. 4mm knitting needlesCable need...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 21:40:47 PDT
Recycle Old T Shirts into Yarn! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-T-Shirts-into-Yarn/
Recycle Old T Shirts into Yarn! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/8R0Q/I6AVNE43/FPU8R0QI6AVNE43.SMALL.jpg Makery This is a great way to reuse unwanted T shirts that you have lurking! Supplies Old T Shirts (light to medium weight jersey is better)Masking tape Scissors Firstly lets talk about side seams. Some T's have 'em. Some don't.... This one doesn't and will make smoother/better yarn because of it......
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:43:21 PST
How to Arm Knit: Step-by-Step Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Arm-Knit-Step-by-Step-Instructions/
How to Arm Knit: Step-by-Step Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/GXZH/I4SCU71S/FZQGXZHI4SCU71S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/GXZH/I4SCU71S/FZQGXZHI4SCU71S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/GXZH/I4SCU71S/FZQGXZHI4SCU71S.SMALL.jpg KristinKreates Have you been wondering how to make those cute scarves you also ways see on Pinterest? Well now you can! It's really easy and with these step-by-step instructions, you can get started now! All you need is about $15 and 30 minutes of time and you'll be sporting a cute and comfy scarf!Visit wwwHowtoAr...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:16:09 PST
iMitten http://www.instructables.com/id/iMitten/
iMitten - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/CZ8M/I4PHKPO3/FK4CZ8MI4PHKPO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/CZ8M/I4PHKPO3/FK4CZ8MI4PHKPO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/CZ8M/I4PHKPO3/FK4CZ8MI4PHKPO3.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano This is a great gift to make for someone you know that is the owner of an iPhone and lives in, or is traveling to, a cold climate!I learned the hard way that my iPhone does not handle cold weather very well. While walking around NYC with my phone in my pocket these past few, very, very cold days my ...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 15:52:43 PST
Dinosaur hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-hat-1/
Dinosaur hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/Y764/I3TIEAJG/FXEY764I3TIEAJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/Y764/I3TIEAJG/FXEY764I3TIEAJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/Y764/I3TIEAJG/FXEY764I3TIEAJG.SMALL.jpg craftalavista After knitting my first couple of pieces, I started to feel adventurous and wanted to try something a little more challenging.I decided with it being so cold outside I would make a hat for my new nephew, but not just any hat - this is a hat that will keep all those monsters under the bed at bayWhat ...
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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/
New Born Blue Raglan sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/GWAP/I3VI4AS3/FIQGWAPI3VI4AS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/GWAP/I3VI4AS3/FIQGWAPI3VI4AS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/GWAP/I3VI4AS3/FIQGWAPI3VI4AS3.SMALL.jpg sierasita This sweater is madewith the colour of the sky « blue » light and warm perfect for a new born I made it for my nephew ,i used soft light wool 2 ply 50g/skeinMaterials :Soft yarn 2ply (around 50g) i used a skein and half DPNS (2 .5and 3mm).Stitch markers.Abbreviation :CO : cast on St sts : stockinet...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:26:18 PST
Knitting Lesson One: Casting On http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lesson-One-Casting-On/
Knitting Lesson One: Casting On - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/AYOP/I3VI1UP2/F3GAYOPI3VI1UP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/AYOP/I3VI1UP2/F3GAYOPI3VI1UP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/AYOP/I3VI1UP2/F3GAYOPI3VI1UP2.SMALL.jpg Thecrafter125 Hello today i will show you two methods of casting on.Casting on is sometimes referred to as CO in patterns. If you don't understand the steps refer to the picturesYou will need:A pair of needlesA ball of wool The First Method The first method i will show you is called the Knit cast on.Step one:...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:58:05 PST
Nothing To Dread http://www.instructables.com/id/Nothing-To-Dread/
Nothing To Dread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/BONE/I3PK1KPR/FYDBONEI3PK1KPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/BONE/I3PK1KPR/FYDBONEI3PK1KPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/BONE/I3PK1KPR/FYDBONEI3PK1KPR.SMALL.jpg AliveAndStitchin This is a how to on how to make knitted dread extensions. You can choose to either make single or doubles and you can either braid them in or do a tie on piece. Either way they'll most def be different than the usual dread extensions. Materials Yarn of choice, I used 100% cotton yarn in red.set ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:23:19 PST
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
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
Knitting 101: Casting Off and Frogging http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-101-Casting-Off-and-Frogging/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 07:56:30 PST
Knitting 101: Choosing Your Yarn, Casting On, and Learning the Knit Stitch (Continental Method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-101-Choosing-Your-Yarn-Casting-On-and-Lea/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:17:59 PDT
Knitting 101: Practising the Purl Stitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-101-Practising-the-Purl-Stitch/
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By: DharmaWanderlust

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:17:42 PDT
How to divide work on knitting machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-divide-work-on-knitting-machine/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:14:37 PDT
How To Knit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Knit-5/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:42:33 PDT
Knitting Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Tower/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:41:13 PDT
Easy Knitted Gramma Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Knitted-Grama-Slippers/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:14:29 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
Crochet Single Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Single-Chain/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:01:44 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/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 16:12:48 PDT
My knitted wedding! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-knitted-wedding/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 15:18:26 PDT
How to Knit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-2-3/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:47:10 PDT
Knitted Blanket Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Blanket-Buddy/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 02:55:17 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
Crazy Love Knit Bunny Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Love-Knit-Bunny-Slippers/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:43:10 PST
Hard Slipper Soles http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Slipper-Soles/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:50:00 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
Easy knitting machine weights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-knitting-machine-weights/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:44:08 PST