I tried finger knitting. It was quick and easy to make kids sized headband and bracelets.
Stitched the sun hat for my daughter based on pattern at http://treefrogknits.blogspot.com/2010/04/sun-hat.html. It turned out to be very useful on cold but sunny days. Stitched the mittens based on pattern at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-mitts-2. It turned out nice, but I didn't use it on her as it is not yet very cold here. Stitched the socks based... Continue Reading →
Knitted these with cotton thread for summer use. I made the top with slight modifications to pattern available at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lucille-3. For the shoe, I followed the pattern at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-shoes-17 For the hairband, I followed the pattern at http://www.knitpicks.com/patterns/Lacy_Headbands_Pattern__D50552220.html For the flower, I followed the pattern at http://www.mypicot.com/202.html
Stitched the cardigan based on free pattern available at Ravelry site http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/amabel-cardigan For the cap I followed the pattern available at https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2014/07/matching-hat-for-all-in-one-baby-top.html For the booties I followed the pattern available at https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2015/06/lilac-blossom-baby-set.html
Knitted this beautiful shawl based on pattern available at http://make-handmade.com/2011/08/26/crafts-for-spring-lace-scarf-free-knitting-patterns/ using 2 skeins of Payette icicle thread 216 yds/197m. I found it easier to write down the pattern and work on the stitches. Instructions followed: slip 1 purl wise with yarn in the back, k1, yo, k1, slip 1, k2tog, pass slipped stitch over, k1, yo, k1, [k9... Continue Reading →
A long term project, made with Rainbow Boucle BrownMustardGrey yarn. Did the main body with loom knitting and the border with crochet.
Knitted a top based on instructions for Small Cable Rib Summer Tank and added a sleeve by watching How to Make a Sweater by cheryl brunette I used 3 balls of red hearts Monet thread. With the balance thread made crochet earing and bracelet.
These are my first few knitting projects, which I did based on video tutorials, some time during the winter to keep my ears warm. Thus even with the chilly wind blowing, I could go to the park and enjoy hearing the pine cone trees creaking due to the wind.
This is my first knitting project. Though it was tough initially, it is quite easy to learn. I followed the following steps : Do old shale stitch with one color 10 times ( 40 rows ) . Followed by one repetion of old shale stitch(4 rows) in a complementary color. Repeat till desired length is... Continue Reading →