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Rose Lace Hat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a simple lace hat, worked in the round, with a rose design around the head and another flower design on the crown. There is a little extra fabric in the crown that lets you fold the hat easily. The sample measures about 18” (46cm) around. You need 5 stitch markers, a circular needle and a set of double point needles. Uses 145 yards (133 meters) of DK weight yarn on US 5 (3.75mm) needles.
Easy Trivet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A trivet to put under your hot pans on the table. Quick and easy, bright and cheerful, this pattern offers an alternative to a hot pad and a way to use up scrap yarn. Made with crochet cotton, it is durable, practical and pretty.
Fiesta Throw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 450. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Fun and light weight, this throw is small and cozy. Meant to just drape over, it adds a touch of whimsy to any room while giving warmth and comfort.
Lacy Length
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 400. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Light weight and delicate, this scarf is great for warmer regions and warmer weather. Using baby yarn, the pattern and the yarn create a delicate and beautiful scarf for decoration while still providing warmth. It can be made three ways - cowl with buttons, traditional scarf and as an infinite scarf.
Light and Lacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 450. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Light weight and delicate, this scarf is great for warmer regions and warmer weather. Using baby yarn, the pattern and the yarn create a delicate and beautiful scarf for decoration while still providing warmth.
Drunken Doubles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
With tilted double crochets, this scarf and pattern highlights a variegated yarn. It shows off with a little bit of drunkenness the pattern of the yarn while still being a little fun in the pattern. It works up quickly and can be done in three styles - cowl, standard scarf and infinite.
Aran Inspired Button Up Winter Leggings Cable & Moss Stitch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create elegant button up winter leggings for women or young girls. The design provides exquisite lines for a classic and traditional Aran look. Skill Level: Intermediate
Knitted Adult Booties
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Quick and simple slippers to knit, these can easily be finished in a day. Using basic stitches and common techniques, the final product makes a comfortable slipper. In addition, the longer cuff ensures that they will stay snugly on your feet.
Entrelac Hat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a knitting pattern for an adult-sized cap using entrelac blocks of increasing sizes to form a gentle arch at the crown before straightening out at the sides. It ends with a band of 1x1 rib. It uses a bulky-weight yarn on US 7 (4.5mm) needles for a gauge of 3.5 stitches and 6 rows per inch (2.54cm) in stockinette.
Renaissance Fair Slouch Hat
Series: Winter Hat Knitting Patterns, Book 12. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This wonderful slouch hat, inspired by the colorful patchwork caps and snoods seen at Renaissance fairs around the country, requires extremely basic knitting skills. The pattern describes how to create either a straight band or a roll band. The full array of reference photographs, gives you ideas for color schemes using four or eight colors. Skill Level: Advanced (or Ambitious) Beginner
Pinwheel Hat Knitting Pattern
Series: Winter Hat Knitting Patterns, Book 7. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This marvelous cloche hat tempts the eye with its pinwheel effect. Knitted quickly and easily, in four connected sections as one piece, it is finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. The detailed multi-page pattern comes complete with reference photographs. Skill Level: Advanced (or Ambitious) Beginner
Cathedral Window Winter Cloche Hat
Series: Winter Hat Knitting Patterns, Book 10. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This marvelous cloche hat delights the eye with its easily inserted cathedral windows. Knitted quickly as one piece, in four connected sections, it is finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. Complete with reference photos, this multi-page pattern is ready for an advanced (or ambitious) beginner to undertake a colorful winter knitting project.
Twist and Twirl Winter Cloche Hat
Series: Winter Hat Knitting Patterns, Book 2. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This marvelous cloche hat intrigues the eye by appearing to be knitted in separate directions. It provides a “twist and twirl” effect. However, it is knitted easily, in four connected sections, as one piece and finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. There are two hat band options: straight band or roll band. The pattern includes beret point instructions and many photographs.
The Whip It Up Quick Scarf Knitting Pattern
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
Sometimes you need a go-to pattern for a quick last minute gift. The Whip It Up Quick scarf is knitted on a circular needle with bulky yarn. The model was made with SMC Tweed Montage but any comparable.bulky weight #5 will be fine to use. It is an easy pattern, the most difficult part is not twisting your stitches. on the first few rows! So treat yourself or a friend to a nice comfy, warm scarf!
Knit a Pair of Texting Mitts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
Improve your texting in cold climates with these thumbless mittens. They keep your hands warm and expose your thumbs when needed. The thumb pocket is sewn on and the flap is secured at the base of the palm with Velcro for easy access. The flap hangs in the back out of the way to enable your texting abilities. Plan on using your thumbs for a while? Then simply tuck the flap into the thumb pocket.
Earflap Hat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a knitting pattern for a hat with double-knit ear flaps. The hat uses about 160 yards (146 m) of worsted weight yarn on US 8 (5.0mm) needles at a gauge of 5 stitches per inch. The hat is worked flat. The pattern includes written directions for the hat and the double-knit stitch. The head used for modeling the hats is about 25” around (63.5 cm).
Preliminary Design for Convertible Scarf, Coat and Afghan
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Instructions for knitting a project that results in a scarf that can be more - it can turn into a coat or a jacket if you prefer or a afghan. Charts are moving along, but still need some work...If you are past being a beginning knitter and you can read the charts you could start the project. Updated 3/28/15
Yarn Needs
Series: Knit Suite. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: American English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
How often have you been in a yarn shop, or at a wool festival and seen the perfect yarn, but didn’t know how much to buy? This ebook contains information to help you buy the right amount of yarn for sweaters, socks, hats, mittens & gloves, and scarves, shawls and blankets, in sizes from baby to large adult, at all common gauges.
Traditional House Slippers for Children
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Children love these slippers! They can be made in bright, varied colors, making them a delight to the eyes. Besides being a great way to use up scrap yarns, these will keep the children's feet warm on any surface. This multi-page pattern, complete with reference photographs, provides detailed instructions on how to create these quick knit slippers.
Traditional House Slippers for Women
Series: Traditional House Slippers, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with reference photographs, provides detailed instructions to create stretch-to-fit traditional house slippers for women. These make great holiday gifts and help to use up scrap yarns in an effective and much appreciated manner.