Thursday, July 14, 2016
COOL MAKE-IT YOURSELF TOOLS FOR MACHINE KNITTERS
by Kathryn Doubrley, 25 pages. $10.99 instant download at http://www.theanswerlady.com. For any gauge or brand of knitting machine. Learn to make your own latch tools, transfer tools, and more using things like latch needles, loom hooks for your machine and a few other things easily purchased from the Dollar store or your local hardware like glue, epoxy, clay, polymer clay, etc. Lots of how too’s, safety notes, very clear step by step directions with pictures, even things not to do. Has a log to keep track of the tools you have made. Great book for gift ideas. With the price of tools today, this book is worth its weight in gold.
Monday, July 11, 2016
At My House
July 2014 Pattern of the Month Knit
Angela's Scarf @2012 by N. Banks
I would like to thank Angela Easter for the Patons Coast yarn.
1 Pair size 11 knitting needles
1 ball Bernat So-Soft in blue
1 ball Patons Coast in light blue
1 row counter
Note: for help with this stitch, see January 2014 stitch of the month.
Cast on 32
With the Coast in light blue, Knit 5, place marker, knit 22, place marker, Knit 5
Rows 2 to 8 Knit, slipping markers as you come to them. Change to the Bernat So Soft after row 8.
Now start pattern:
Row 1: K5, P2, * keeping the yarn in front of work, slip 1 purl wise, then taking the yarn over the needle, (hold your figure on the yo after the slipped stitch) K2 together, pass the slipped stitch over the yarn over and the 2 knitted tog, yarn over twice, P2, repeat from *, end K 5.
Row 2: K 5 slip marker *K 2, P 3, repeat from * across row. End k 5
Row 3: k 5, *P2, K 3, repeat from * across row, end k 5
Row 4: k 5, slip marker, *K 2, P 3, repeat from * across row, end k 5.
Repeat these 4 rows until you have a couple yards left. Then do row 1. Fasten off the So-Soft and attach the Coast in light blue. Knit 8 rows. Bind off; weave in the ends of yarn.
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