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  • Bunny Booties
  • Reversible 2 color
  • Baby Feather and Fan
  • Puffy Slippers
  • Mattress St
  • Mini Bag
  • 2 Needle Mitten

Bunny Booties

With #6 needle, cast on 23 stitches Finished size 3 1/2" length. For bigger sizes use a thicker yarn and larger needles.Bunny Booties

Row 1: K

Row 2:  K 8, P7, K8

Repeat these two rows until 19 rows have been worked

Work 8 rows of K1, P1 Rib.

Cut yarn leaving 6” pull through loops.  Seam up edge of ribbing.

Centering your pick up, pick up and knit 9 stitches over ribbed toe.

K one row.

K in the front and back of the first St., K to end.

Repeat this row until 17 stitches total.

Bind off

Tie the center of this piece tightly to make ear shape

Seam the heel.pink angora booties

Reversible KnittingReversible Knitting Reversible Two Color knitting is a little different, but not difficult. Use any size needle either circular or two double pointed needles, the size needle recommended for your yarn. It must be done on an even number of stitches.

Row 1: Color A *K1, Yarn to front, Slip 1, Yarn to back* to end. Rep from * Return to the beg. of the row without turning

Row 2: Color B *Yarn to back, Slip 1, Yarn to front, P1* to end. Rep from * Turn Work

Row 3: Color B repeat row 1 Do not turn

Row 4: Color A repeat row 2 Turn Work

Repeat these 4 Rows for pattern. Make sure you cross the yarn around each other at the end of the rows when you turn.

Baby Afghan

Materials: Main Color = 2 skeins of Encore worsted (200 yards each) and 5 skeins Baby Folie 71 yards each (worked together), 2 skeins Bambi This is the fur type yarn, 33 yards each, #19 Needle.

Gauge: 1.5 Sts = 1" Cast on 58 Sts. with main color. Place marker after St 2, 20, 38 and 56.

Work Rows 1 through 14 - 5 times then 1 through 6 - once. Bind off.

Row 1: K

Row 2: K

Row 3: Color #2, K

Row 4: K

Row 5: Main color, K

Row 6: K

Row 7: K2, *P2tog 3 times, M1 K1 6 times, P2tog 3 times* K2.

Row 8: K2, P to the last 2Sts K2

Row 9: K

Row 10: K2, P to the last 2 Sts K2

Row 11: K2, P2tog 3 times, M1 K1 6 times, P2tog 3 times* K2

Row 12: K2, P to the last 2 Sts, K2

Row 13: K

Row 14: K2, P to the last 2 Sts, K2

 

Materials: 150 yards worsted weight yarn in 2 colors. (300 yards total) #8 needles.

Cast on 66 Sts with color #1

Row 1: *K6 Sts in color #1, K 6 Sts. in Color #2* Repeat across the row Pulling (Not weaving) the second color in back of the working yarn. This makes the puff.

Row 2: repeat Row 1, except carry the unused color in the front of the work.

Repeat these rows until desired length.. K2tog across all stitches. Cut the yarn and pull through the loops. This is the toe.

Sew 1 stripe inside on both sides of the slippers to make extra gore.

Sew heel and top, leaving enough room to slip on. Make and tie or Pompom if desired.

Matress StitchMattress St: With the right sides facing you, ( parallel to each other ) Insert the needle under the bar between the first and second sts. on the first row and pull the yarn through.

Insert the needle under the next bar on the second side.

Repeat from side to side being careful to match rows.

Repeat this process about six times on each side, pull your sewing yarn tightly and then stretch the seam gently.

This helps keep the seam as elastic as the knitting.

Small Ribbon Bag

mini bag

100 yards Ribbon. Needle, size 11 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Two 3” diameter round bangle bracelets

GAUGE 18 sts = 4” 16 rows = 4” in k1, p1 ribbing

BACK: Cast on 39 sts.

Row 1 (RS): K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.

Row 2: Work in ribbing as established over 18 sts, k3 tog, work in ribbing as established to end – 37 sts.

Row 3: Work even in ribbing as established.

Row 4: Work in ribbing as established over 17 sts, k3 tog, work in ribbing as established to end – 35 sts. Continue in this way to dec 2 sts every other row, having 1 less st before and after center dec until 11 sts remain. Bind off.

FRONT: Work same as back.

FINISHING: Fold bound-off edge of each piece over a bangle bracelet and sew on WS. Sew pieces tog from 1 1/2” below bracelet on one side to 1 1/2” below bracelet on the other.

Basic Two Needle Mitten Pattern Sizes: (small child, medium child, large child, med woman, large woman).

Materials #5 and #7 needles 200 yards of worsted weight yarn, 1 stitch holder, 2 stitch markers, tapestry needle Gauge 5 sts = 1" on #7 needles

Cuff: With smaller needles, loosely cast on 24(28-32-36)sts. Work *K1, P1,* ribbing until piece measures 2 1/2 (3 1/2, 4, 4 1/2)". Change to larger needle.

Hand: Row 1 (right side): K2, inc in next st, K to last 3 sts inc in next st, K1. Row 2 Purl. Continue working in SS until piece measures 1" (1 1/4, 1 1/2, 2") from end of ribbing, ending with a P row. For the last 3 sizes only repeat Rows 3 and 4 once more.

Thumb Gusset Row 1: K12 (12-14-16-18), place marker on needle; inc in each of next 2 sts, place marker on needle: K12 (14-16-18) sts. Row 2: and all even rows Purl. Row 3: K to marker, SL marker, inc in next st; K to st before next marker, inc in next st, SL marker, K to end. Repeat Rows 2 and 3 until there are 8 (10-12-14) sts between the markers; end by working Row 2.

Divide for Thumb: K12 (14-16-18), drop marker; K8 (10-12-14)sts for thumb, and then place thumb sts on holder; K 12 (14-16-18) Work even in SS until work measures 4" (5 1/2 -6-7") from start of Hand, ending by working a purl row.

Top Shaping: Row 1: *K2, K2tog; rep from* across. Row 2: Purl. Row 3: *K1, K2tog, rep from * Row 4: Purl. Row 5: K2tog across; break yarn, leaving 18" end. Thread yarn into tapestry needle, run needle through remaining sts. Slip sts off needle, pull yarn up tightly and fasten securely. leave yarn for sewing.

Thumb: SL sts from holder to needle, purl one row. Work even in SS until thumb measures 1 1/4 ( 1 3/4-2-2 1/4") ending with a purl row. Next Row: K2 tog, rep across row cut yarn leaving 12" end finished the same as above. Fold mitten and sew seams.

Hat 1 Hat 2Hat 3 Fearless Creation

This is not a traditional hat pattern. It is a guide to letting your right brain have a little fun.

Requirements: You must be able to Knit, Purl, Cast On, Bind Off, Slip Stitches and Knit 2 Sts together. Familiar with working in the round.

Materials: 100 to 150 yards of various yarns, plus appropriate needle for the yarn. CONFIDENCE

Gauge: Using various yarns may require a little fudging with gauge. Too many heavier or thinner yarns will affect the size. It's is easier to keep the yarn the approximate same weight. (I do not necessarily follow this rule.

Measure your head (probably 20" to 22") times the gauge = stitches required. Example: a 20" head times 4 Sts to the inch = 80St Cast On. My hats usually run 80 to 100 Stitches. Keeping it at a divisible by 10 number makes the decrease figuring very easy.

Start: Cast on _____ Sts. Use ribbing at least 1", or just knit. Remember just knitting in the round curls the bottom.

For texture and color movement. All color change rows are an opportunity for interest.

At color change - K1, SL1 moves the previous color to the next row. Follow this row with either K1, P1, or P1, K1. Both give a different result.

P1, SL1, or K1, P1. for good texture. Do not Slip a Slip, Do not all Knit or All Purl for more than 4 rows.

K1 row Purl 1 Row makes a ridge.

Mix these ideas up Continually changing the yarns and stitches.

For traditional size work 6 inches before you start your decreases. The total Sts must be divisible by number 7, 8, 9 or 10. To get the decrease area deep enough.

If it is 10. Your first decrease row should be K8, K2tog followed by a work even row. Decrease every other row until K1, K2tog. Cut yarn and work in ends.

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A fractal is a geometric pattern that repeats from minus infinity to infinity. Never ending. Never beginning. Considered by some to be a simple truth of all matter and energy. This fractal imagine was computer generated, arbitrarily colored and hand drawn on knitting graph. An infinite pattern hand knit into a finite space. Limited by the quantity of colors, stitches, and of course the space-time continuum.

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Body Measurements for Men and Women

Woman's Size X-small Small Med Large 1X 2X 3X 4X 5X
Bust 28"-30" 32"-34" 36"-38" 40"-42" 44"-46" 48"-50" 52"-54" 56"-58" 60"-62"
Center Back (Neck to Cuff) 27"-27" 28"-28.5 29"-29.5 30"-30.5 31"-31.5" 31.5"-32 32.5"33 33-33.5 34"-34.5
Back (Waist Length) 16.5" 17" 17.25" 17.5" 17.75" 18" 18.45" 18.5" 18.75"
Cross Back (Shoulder to Shoulder) 14"-14.5 14.5"-15 16"-16.5 17"-17.5 17.5"-17.75 18" 18.45" 18.5" 18.75"
Sleeve (Length to Underarm) 16.5" 17" 17" 17.5" 17.5" 18" 18" 18.5" 18.5"
Man's Size Small Med Large X-Large XX-Large
Chest 34"-36" 38"-40" 42"-44" 46"-48" 50"-52"
Center Back
(Neck to Cuff)
32"-32.5" 33"-33.5" 34"-34.5" 35"-35.5" 36"-36.5"
Back (Hip Length) 25"-25.5 26.5-26.75" 27"-27.5" 27.5"-27.75" 28"=28.5"
Cross Back
(Shoulder to Shoulder)
15.5"-16" 16.5"-17" 17.5"-18" 18"-18.5" 18.5"-19"
Sleeve (length to Underarm) 18" 18.5" 19.5" 20" 20.5"