June 03, 2014

Knitted mouse toy


You need:
-DPNs (3.00mm)
-crochet hook
-yarn in grey and pink
-tapestry needle

Body
CO 6 sts using DPNs and grey yarn.
Round 1: knit
Round 2: increase in every stitch (12 sts)
Round 3: knit
Round 4: increase in every stitch (24 sts)
Round 5: knit
Round 6: (k3, inc1) to the end (30 sts)
Rounds 7-12: knit
Round 13: (k3, k2tog) to the end (24 sts)
Rounds 14-15: knit
Round 16: (k2, k2tog) to the end (18 sts)
Round 17-18: knit
Rounds 19-23: knit
Round 24: k15, turn, sl1, p3, p2tog, turn, k to the end (16 sts)
Round 25: knit
Round 26: k2tog, k5, k2tog, knit to the end (14 sts)
Round 27: k2tog, k3, k2tog, k to the end (12 sts)
Stuff the body.
Round 28: k2tog, k1, (k2tog) x2, k3, k2tog (8 sts)
Round 29: knit
Round 30: k3, k2tog, k1, k2tog (6sts)
Round 31: (k2tog) x3 (3 sts)
Cut the yarn and thread through sts.


Ears
Make two in grey and two in pink.
Using two DPNs as a straight needles CO 5 sts.
Row 1: p
Row 2: k1, m1, k to last st, m1, k1 (7 sts)
Row 3: p
Repeat rows 2-3 till you increase to 11 sts and then st st 4 rows.
Decreasing:
Row 1: k2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog (9 sts)
Row 2: p
Repeat last two rows till you get 5 sts, bind off.
To make the ear, sew grey part to the pink with wrong side inside using tapestry needle. Also you cat knit the ears only in grey by garter stitch.

Tail
Using crochet hook make the tail, sew it to the body.

Make up
Embroider the eyes and nose.

Now your cat is happy to have new funny toy! Enjoy the game!


May 07, 2014

Knitted case for NOOK Simple Touch®


You need:

-knitting needles 2,5 mm (or DPNs 2,5mm)
-cable needle (cn)
-one button
-tapestry needle
-crochet hook

Knitting pattern:

CO 54 sts. At the first row place markers.

Rows 1 and 3: p3, k12, p3, place marker, p3, k12, p3, place marker, p3, k12, p3

Rows 2, 4, and 6: (p3, p12, k3) x3

Row 5: (p3, sl next 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k3, k3 from cn, sl next 3 sts to cn and hold in front, k3, k3 from cn, p3) x3


   Repeat Rows 1-6 till you get length you need. Finish the flap (to get this V-shaped top), decreasing 2 stitches both sides, but still knitting in cable pattern. To get accomplished look knit an I-cord (CO 4 sts) long enough to frame the case opening and sew it to the case using tapestry needle. You can use the same color or neon pink, green or yellow would be great accent! Using crochet hook make a button loop. Also if you wish you can knit a handle. Wishing you a pleasant reading! As you can see from the photos, it looks like my cat really enjoying the new knitted case!







April 23, 2014

Minions - Despicable Me


You will need 3.00 mm DPNs, crochet hook, yellow, blue, black and grey yarn.

Legs & Body 

Starting from the legs, CO 12 sts using black yarn. 
Rows 1-4: st st
Change to blue yarn.
Rows 5-10: st st

Cut the yarn and leave to a spare needle. Knit the other leg the same way. Then slide both legs on one needle and continue knitting the body:

Row 11: (k1, kfb) to the end of the row (36 sts)
Place on 3 DPNs and start knitting in round. (12 sts on needle)
Rounds 12-20: knit (9 rounds)

Change to yellow yarn.

Rounds 21-40: knit (20 rounds)

Change to black yarn.

Rounds 41-43: knit (3 rounds)

Change to yellow yarn.

Rounds 44-52: knit (9 rounds)

Round 53: (k2tog) to the end (18 sts)
Round 54: (k2tog) to the end (9 sts)

Cut the yarn and secure. Close the legs and fill loosely the body.

  Pick up 11 sts in front at the center of the body to knit the front part of the union suit. Reattach the blue yarn and st st 9 rows, bind off. Cut long end of yarn to knit the strap using crochet hook, then reattach the yarn to knit the second strap.



Arms

Using yellow yarn, CO 12 sts, place 6 sts on two needles and start knitting in round. 

Rounds 1-10: knit

Change to black yarn.

Rounds 11-14: knit ( 4 rounds)

Round 15: (k2tog) to the end (6 sts)

Cut the yarn and secure. Fill loosely.



Eyes

Cut white circles from a fabric. Then using grey yarn and two DPNs knit an I-cors, CO 3 sts. Sew the grey surrounds around the eyes.

Embroider a smile and hair. 

If you make the purple minion knit the arms longer.

P.S. Tulaliloo ti amo! 




Original pattern by 

Juanita McLellan 

March 24, 2014

Sunny Bunny

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It's very easy to knit this bunny.  It uses the most basic techniques of knitting- casting on casting off, knit and purl.

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February 04, 2014

Barbie Travel Bag



You need:
-2,5 mm knitting needles
-yarn in light and dark brown

Pattern:

Using 2,5 mm knitting needles CO 26 sts using light brown yarn. Knit one row.

Change to dark brown yarn.
St st till piece measures 2 cm, begin with purl.

Work one purl row from right side.

St st till piece measures 6 ½ cm from the CO edge.

Next:
Row 1 (RS): Cast on 15 sts at beginning of row, and work K 15, P 26
Row 2: Cast on 15 sts at beginning of row, and work K 5, P 10, K 26, P 10, K 5
Row 3: Knit stitch
Row 4: K 5, P 10, K 26, P 10, K 5
Repeat rows 3 and 4 till piece measures 8 ½ cm.

Row 5: Cast off 15 sts, P 26, K 15
Row 6: Cast off 15 sts, P 26

St st till piece measures 13 cm from the CO edge.
Row 7: Purl stitch row from right side

Rows 8, 10, 12, 14: Purl stitch
Rows 9, 11, 13, 15: Knit stitch

Change to light brown.
Row 16: Purl stitch

Bind off.

Sew together bag seams.

Handles
Make two.
Cast on 30 sts with light brown.

Knit one row. Bind off.
Attach to the bag. Embroider a logo.




January 02, 2014

Baby Set



Baby Hat

   This hat fits to a newborn. You need circular needles 3.00 mm, DPNs and cable needle. Gauge: 25 stitches in 4 inches. 
C3B - Cable 3 Back. Slip 3 stitches onto cable needle (as if to purl) and hold in back of work. Knit the next 3 stitches, then knit the 3 stitches from your cable needle. All abbreviations HERE.

Using circular needles, cast on 80 stitches.Place a stitch marker at the beginning of the row and join.

Rows 1-6: (k2, p2) repeat to the end
Rows 7-11: knit 6, purl 2 repeat to end
Row 12: C3B, purl 2 repeat to end
Rows 13-17: knit 6, purl 2 repeat to end
Row 18: C3B, purl 2 repeat to end
Rows 19-23: knit 6, purl 2 repeat to end
Row 24: C3B, purl 2 repeat to end
Rows 25-29: knit 6 purl 2. Repeat to end
Row 30: C3B, Purl 2 repeat to end
Row 31: Begin decrease sequence by k6, p2tog. Transfer from the circular needles to the double-pointed needles
Row 32: k5,k2tog repeat to end
Row 33: k4, k2tog repeat to end
Row 34: k3, k2tog repeat to end
Row 35 and 36: k2tog repeat to end (4 sts)
Row 37-43: knit an I-cord

Make a pom pom.

Earflaps

Make two.
CO 2 sts. Knit every row until you get
from beginning.
Next Row: Inc in first st, inc in 2nd st  (4 sts)
Next row: knit
Inc Row: Inc in first st, Knit to last st, inc in last st.
Next row: knit
Repeat last 2 rows until there are 12 (14, 16 sts)
Knit 4 (6, 8) more rows. Bind off.



Mittens

Right Mitten has side seam on right-hand side. Left
mitt has side seam on left-hand side.

Right Mitten
Cuff: ** Cast on 20 (22, 24) sts. Knit 14 (16,
18) rows.
Casing Row: K1, [yo, K2tog] 9 (10, 11) times, K1. Knit 1
row. **
Work in pattern as follows:
Rows 1 and 3 (Right Side): P3 (4, 4), K4, P13 (14, 16).
Rows 2, 4, 6: K13 (14, 16), P4, K3 (4, 4).
Row 5: P3 (4, 4), C4F, P13 (14, 16).
Row 7: Repeat Row 1.
Row 8: Repeat Row 2.
Repeat Rows 1-8 for Cable Pattern until 2½ (3, 3½)” from
beginning of Cable Pattern, end by working a wrong side
row.
Decrease Row 1: [K1, K2tog] 6 (7, 8) times, K2 (1, 0) – 14
(15, 16) sts.
Knit 1 row.
Decrease Row 2: [K2tog] 7 (7, 8) times, K0 (1, 0) – 7 (8,
8) sts.
Knit 1 row.
Decrease Row 3: [K2tog] 3 (4, 4) times, K1 (0, 0) – 4 sts.
Knit 1 row. Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Weave tail through
remaining sts, gather tightly, fasten securely.

Left Mitten
Work same as Right Mitt from ** to **
Work in pattern as follows:
Rows 1 and 3 (Right Side): P13 (14, 16), K4, P3 (4, 4).
Rows 2, 4, 6: K3 (4, 4), P4, K13 (14, 16).

Sew side seams. Make a tie using crochet hook. Make four small pompoms. Sew on each end of each tie.