Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Nifty Patterns for Knifty Knitters

Nifty Patterns for Knifty Knitters 



by Kathryn Doubrley.

PDF, 89 pgs. $ 20.00. Instant download at http://www.theanswerlady.com.   
Make good use of your Nifty Knitter with more than 27 patterns. So many beautiful patterns in this book, bags, capes, socks, scarves, fisherman jacket, footwear, dolls, purse, ponchos, lots of baby clothes and more. Learn new skills like short rowing, cables, felting, sideways and 2 color knitting. Lots of detail on each pattern with easy to follow directions. Charts, color photos, and more.  If you need help with techniques, here is the video link http://www.theanswerlady.com.       

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Posts Potholder June 2016 Pattern of the Month Crochet

June 2016 Pattern  of the Month Crochet
Posts Potholder © 2014 N Banks


Materials:
cotton or worsted weight yarn about 4 oz.
G crochet hook.

Chain 25.

Row 1: wrong side–Work 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, and 1 dc in each chain across row.
(Note–To work dc around post of dc from front, yo, insert hook from front to back in space before dc, then from back to front on other side of same dc, yo and draw up a loop, yo and through 2 loops, yo and through 2 loops–top of st is left free. To work dc around post of dc from back, yo, insert hook from back to front in space before dc, then from front to back on other side of same dc and work a dc–top of st is left free. )

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, skip first dc, 1 dc around post of each of next 3 dc from front, * 1 dc around post of each of next 3 dc from back, 1 dc around post of each of next 3 dc from front; repeat from * across row. 1 dc in top of turning ch.

Repeat row 2  15 times, fasten off. Make 2.

Edging
Round 1: holding wrongs sides facing, attach yarn at any corner, ch 1, single crochet evenly around potholder, placing 2 sc in each corner, join with slip stitch.

Round 2: ch 8, sc in same place, and in each sc around potholder, placing 2 sc in each corner.

This pattern is copyrighted, and may not be used on any media, including websites, lists, newsletters, nor sold, recopied or reformatted without permission. It is for your personal use only.



Friday, June 8, 2018

Review: Cross Fire

Cross Fire Cross Fire by James Patterson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

As always, great book, great characters, great action and a surprise ending by a great author.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

DesignaKnit 8 Color Palette Work Book.

DesignaKnit 8 Color Palette Work Book.

by Michael Becker

 $19.95. 26 pgs. This book teaches you how to use the color palette on the DesignaKnit 8 program. For use with any machine, even the Passap knitting machine.  Michael explains what the icons and symbols are and how to use them with very clear detailed step by step instructions.  The work book sections helps you learn as you go. The book even has a detail section on the cable organizer within the program, and it too has a cable work shop to help you learn.  Lots of photos and diagrams. All three DesignaKnit 8 work books will help you get knitting in no time.

http://www.dknits.com (812-926-2970)  

Saturday, June 2, 2018

June 2016 Stitch of the Month Crochet


June 2016 Stitch of the Month Crochet


 Based on a multiple of 3 chains plus 2

For sample chain 20 ( 3 x 6= 18 + 2 = 20)

Row 1: 1 sc in 2 nd ch from hook, *ch 5, skip 2 ch, 1 sc in next ch, repeat form * across, ch 4.

Row 2: 3 dc in 3rd ch of each ch 5 loop of a shell, end 1 tr in last sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: 1 sc in space before first shell, * ch 5, 1 sc in next sp between shells, repeat from * across, ch 4, turn.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 for pattern for desired length.
End repeats with row 2.





Friday, May 25, 2018

Ski Hat #3 orange

Ski Hat #3 orange
@ 2008 by N. L. Banks

Another one for Charity, and this one seems to be the best one, as I get a lot of requests for it, its also one of my favorites. 

Materials: 
Red Heart Sport Weight 3 ply yarn:
1 Skein Red
1/2 Skein Blue
1/2 Skein Green
1/2 Skein Yellow
1/2 Skein Orange
circular knitting needles in sizes 5 and  7 
1 pair double pointed needles size 7 
Row counter

Read all directions first. 
With red cast on 108 stitches, being careful not to twist stitches,
join. 
Rds 1 to 10: Knit 1, Purl 1. At the end of round 10, change to size
 7 needles 
Rds 11: knit

Now start chart rows 1 to 36

Rd 37: decease 12 stitches evenly around.

Continue with chart to round 42
Rd 43: knit with red.
Rd 44: K 2 tog
Rd 45: knit
Rd 46: K 2 tog, Run needle thru remaining stitches, draw up tight,

B = Blue    Y = Yellow    G = Green    O = Orange    Blank = Red


This pattern is copyrighted, and may not be used on any media, including websites, lists, newsletters, nor sold, recopied or reformatted. It is for your personal use only.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jacks Aran_Vest

Jacks Aran_Vest 


by Kathryn Doubrley.
   PDF. 6 pgs. $4.99 Instant download at http://www.theanswerlady.com. No ribber required.  For knitting boards such as Kiss, Noble Knitter, etc. Finished chest sizes: 39, 41, 44, 46, 49, 51, and 52.5.  Very clear easy to follow step by step directions make this beautiful V Neck
Vest with it’s cables and Aran Stitches a great addition to
your man’s wardrobe or yours!  Color photos, charts. If you
 need help with techniques checkout the video links on

Nifty Patterns for Knifty Knitters

Nifty Patterns for Knifty Knitters  by Kathryn Doubrley. PDF, 89 pgs. $ 20.00. Instant download at http://www.theanswerlady.com...