Yarn Substitution Guidelines What do you do when you find a pattern that you love but the yarn is unavailable, discontinued or simply too expensive for your budget? Although it is generally best to use the original intended yarn to … Continue reading
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The vertical buttonhole can be knit to whatever size is desired. Method Work to desired buttonhole location, attach a second end of yarn and work the remainder of the row with this yarn, creating a second piece. Work the two … Continue reading
Warm Up America is an effort by the Craft Yarn Council. They collect rectangles and blankets to be distributed to various charities around the United States. General Guidelines for Donations 7″ x 9″ washable rectangles or completed blankets. Where possible, donated items … Continue reading
Wraps with Love is an Australian organisation that sends knitted wraps to people in areas suffering from extreme cold. External Links Wrap with love Oficial Page Hosted by the Society of Arts and Crafts of NSW
This method of binding off is very simple and produces an elastic edge. Method Work 2 stitches in pattern, slip the first stitch over the 2nd stitch, return the remaining stitch to the left-hand needle. Repeat to the end. Related Links See Binding … Continue reading
This buttonhole method creates a horizontal buttonhole of whatever length is desired. Method Bind off the number of stitches that will equal the desired length of the buttonhole and work to the end of the row. On the next row, work back to … Continue reading
A very elastic bind-off is necessary to allow necklines to stretch over heads and “toe-up” socks to stretch over heels. There are a wide variety of bind-offs that yield a more flexible edge than most other bind-offs. Related Links See Binding Off for a … Continue reading
This method of binding off was popularized by Grumperina on her blog, “Grumperina goes to local yarn shops and Home Depot.” Method Work 2 sts in pattern (move yarn to back if last stitch was a purl). * Transfer the 2 worked … Continue reading
Sharon Miller lives and works in the UK. Sharon is an expert in Shetland lace knitting, and is the author of several books on the subject including Heirloom Knitting and Shetland Hap Shawls ~ Then & Now. She also publishes patterns that can be … Continue reading
From Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee. Original text at Project Gutenberg. Original Pattern This may also be used as a carriage rug, or is very pretty as a mat for the front of the piano. It is composed of an open stripe … Continue reading