Category Archives: knitting

First Craft Fair Ever

So I just wanted to share with you all the fact that I just did my first craft fair, and wanted to share a few pictures of the items that I sold there! First off I made some cold process soap to sell. I’ve debated making a tutorial on making cold process soap, although it’s …

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Knitted Bath Pouf

Call it a ‘bath srubber’, a ‘pouf’, or whatever you like. But today I am going to teach you how to make one. To make this you need to know how to cast on, do the knit stitch, and although not completely necessary it is recommended you know how to purl so that you can …

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Knitting: How to do the Knit Stitch

So now that you have already cast on your stitches onto your knitting needle (casting on tutorial here: http://ideasforthecrafty.wordpress.com/2012/04/09/knitting-how-to-cast-on-stitches/), then you are ready to being the process of actually knitting. If you learned to cast on the way I taught in my tutorial linked above, then you will notice that there is hardly any difference between …

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Knitting: how to cast on stitches

click here to jump to how to do the knit stitch: http://ideasforthecrafty.wordpress.com/2012/04/11/knitting-how-to-do-the-knit-stitch/ So I decided I will post on my blog some tutorials explaining the basics of knitting, for those of you who want to learn how to knit. For the first tutorial I will teach how to cast on stitches in knitting. When you read …

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Knitted Honeycomb skirt

So I finally finished knitting this skirt! My inspiration for it was a knitted honeycomb skirt from Fendi selling for $1,250…sounds like a DIY project for under $5 to me! Okay so to make this skirt your going to need to know how to do ribbing (this is just K1, P1 repeated. Go to this …

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Reusable knitted Produce Bags

So I’m getting into the whole eco friendly thing, and despite it being only February I’ve already started on making my mothers day gift to my mom. I knitted the first of what I hope to be 5 bags for her to use in buying produce; instead of your typical plastic bag. I knitted using …

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Knitted Hats Tutorial on Straight Needles

I finally just learned how to knit hats on straight needles. Still can’t for the life of me use the round needles to make anything! General rule for knitting hats is you want around 70 stitches on 5mm needles to begin with. Otherwise simply measure your head and knit to match that length. If you’re …

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