Ribbed Scarf

Approximately 3 X 63 inches (8 X 160 cm) long, not including the pom-poms. For the scarf About 330 yards (302 m) of double knit weight yarn, such as 51A oz (150 g) Cleckheaton Country 8 ply weight Tweeds in color 1806 (tan tweed). For the pompoms 75 yards (69 m) of double knit weight yarn, such as 13A oz (50 g) Cleckheaton Country 8 ply weight in color 0006 (black). Gauge doesn't matter. It is fine if your scarf is a little wider than the pattern, but you might need to buy extra yarn to make it...

You only need three things to learn how to knit

A pair of knitting needles (the right size for your yarn). A pair of scissors to cut your yarn. When you want to start making things, you'll need a few more too A yam or darning needle for sewing things together A measunng tape to measure you and your knitting. Pearl-headed pins to join pieces together while you sew. Do not use ordinary dressmaker's pins. They can get lost in your knitting and accidentally stick you while you are working on your pieces. A crochet hook for picking up stitches....

Amulet

2x3 inches 5 X IVi cm , not including the strap Scraps of double knit weight yarn, such as Jo Sharp 8 ply weight wool. A pair of size 6 knitting needles. One 4-inch Vi-cm snap fastener Optional One ' 2-inch I 2-cm button. 22 sts to 4 inches 10 cm over stockinette stitch on size 6 needles. PATTERN 2. I st row Knit I stitch, purl I stitch, knit I stitch. Keep working purl I, knit I until you get to the end of the row. 3. 2nd row Knit 2 stitches, purl I stitch, knit I stitch. Keep working purl I,...

Backpack

Approximately 10 inches 25 cm square Approximately 330 yards 302 m of double knit weight cotton, such as Cleckheaton's Click Clack Cotton 8 ply weight in color 1209 puce pink , and scraps of a different color yarn. 22 sts to 4 inches 10 cm over st st on size 6 needles. K2tog Knit 2 stitches together Sts Stitches St st Stockinette stitch Yo Yarn over 1. Cast on 55 sts and work in st st for 9 inches. 3. Next row KI yo, k2tog. Repeat from to the end of the row. 6. Repeat steps I to 5 to make...

How to Make Pompoms

Pom-poms are great for decorating your knitting. All you need are scraps of yarn to make them.You can buy a pom-pom maker from your craft or yarn store, or you can make one following the instructions below. Two circles of light cardboard, such as old cereal boxes. Your circles will need to be the same size as your finished pom-poms. For example, if your pattern says to make 2-inch 5-cm pom-poms, you'll need circles of cardboard that measure 2 inches 5 cm across. Cut a hole in the middle of your...

The Purl Stitch

The purl stitch is the other stitch used in knitting. If you purl every row, it will look just like garter stitch knit every row . But you can use the knit stitch and purl stitch together to make hundreds of different effects A basic knit and purl stitch combination is called a stockinette stitch. Later on, we will learn a different kind of knit and purl stitch called a rib stitch see page 52 . Using the right-hand needle, pull the yarn through the loop. L Put your right-hand needle into the...

How to Make Tassels and Fringes

Tassels make a great decoration on lots of different projects, from the tops of hats to the corners of cushions, and anything else in between Thread the loose ends through the loop pull firmly to tighten the tassel. If you're making tassels at the end of your knitting, put the crochet hook at least one row up from the edge. That way the edge will stay straight and neat. Pull the hook through your knitting so that you have a loop on one side and the ends of the tassel poking through the other...

Kite Bookmark

Scraps of worsted weight or double knit weight yarn. A pair of size 6 or 7 knitting needles. Inc Increase one stitch K2tog Knit 2 stitches together Sts Stitches 4. Next row KI, inc, k to the last st, inc, kl. 5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until you have 19 sts. 7. K2tog, k to last 2 sts. k2tog. 9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 until you have 3 sts left. 13. Cut the yarn, leaving it 12 inches 30 cm long. 14. Fasten off, leaving the yarn long for the kite tail. 2. Tie little bits of colored yarn to cast off...

Simple Increase The Half Hitch

Sometimes you need to add stitches to your knitting. This is called increasing. There are lots of different ways to increase in knitting. The easiest way is called the half hitch increase. Work to the part of your pattern where it says to increase one stitch.Twist a loop in your yarn and put it on your right-hand needle. 2 That's it On the next row, treat the loop as if it were a regular stitch and knit it following the instructions for your pattern.

Doll Blanket

I oz 28 g each in three different colors, such as Baby Soft sportweight yarn in colors 106 pastel blue , 157 pastel yellow , and 293 twinkle . Name one color A, one color B, and the last one C. It doesn't matter which one you choose as A, B, or C. When the pattern says to use color A, use the yarn that you named color A and so on with the other two colors. 22Vi sts to 4 inches 10 cm over garter stitch on size 6 needles. 1. Cast on 44 sts and work in garter stitch knit every stitch in stripes as...

Scrunchie

Scraps of double knit weight yarn, such as Cleckheaton Country 8 ply weight and Jo Sharp Country 8 ply weight wools in various colors. 9 inches 23 cm of Ainch 2-cm wide elastic. 22 sts to 4 inches 10 cm over stockinette stitch on size 6 needles. 2. I st row Knit every stitch. 4. Keep working in stockinette stitch until your knitting is I I inches 28 cm long. 1. With the right sides the sides you want to show on the outside facing each other backstitch the short ends together. Turn it right-side...