My sister's birthday wish this year was a blue slouchy hat with a light yarn and pattern. She has beautiful light red hair and the color she picked makes her hair shine even more. Since it's her birthday and I made the calculations anyway, I'll give you this pattern as a gift, too. It's adult size and quite wide to sit loosely on the head. It's not too long, so you can fold the brim and wear it as a cap, too. I'm tempted to make one for me actually!
The wool this hat is made from is Lamana Como, a new yarn. It's unbelievably soft and light. The weight is spectacular for the length (25g for 120m), that's why you should double the amount of yarn stated below, if you substitute it for another one. The hat in the Como yarn is 50g.
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This is pattern is more like a guideline. Chaotic stitching is never really stuff for patterns because it's well - chaotic. Nevertheless this time the chaotic stitching takes place around a defined shape.
materialsgrey felt - depending on your size of embroidery. If you chose to make it 11cm/4.33inch the felt should be about 25x25cm/10x10inch embroidery floss - white DMC B5200, yellow DMC 745, blue DMC 807 1. First print the snowflake pattern to the size you want. Mine is 11cm/4.33inch. There should be at least 2cm/0.8inch to every side for the outside stitching. Cut out the snowflake. 2. Then pin the papercut onto your felt. Watch out to center it perfectly. 3. Begin to stitch around the papercut pattern with white embroidery floss (1stranded). It's important to stitch into the......
I already see Valentine stuff popping up all around the net which reminds me that I have a Valentine embroidery pattern available here on the blog. Click here to get the pattern for free.
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Finished measurements (for children 5-6 years/ head circumference 50-54cm/19.7-21inch) 47x20.5cm/ 18.5x8inch stretches up to 21inch (54cm) Gauge (stockinette): 10x10cm/ 4x4inch=19stsx29rounds needle size: 4mm/US6 Material Garnstudio DROPS Baby Alpaca Silk (23.0sts=4inches). It's worked with 2 strands! Maincolour (MC): 50g in lilac Contrasting colour (CC): 25g in off-white circular knitting needle size 4mm/US6 Abbreviations CO cast on ** repeat instructions following the asterisks as directed st(s) stitch(es) k1 knit one stitch p1 purl one stitch rnd(s) round(s)
InstructionsTo achieve a larger or smaller size just add/leave away a multiple of 3sts in the width to increase size by 1.6cm/0.62inch. 1. With MC cast on 90sts. Join them in the round, be careful not to twist stitches. 2. Establish the ribbing: *k2, p1*. 3. Work ribbing for 10 rounds. 4. Knit for 21 rounds. Cut one strand of the MC and include one strand of off-white. You are working with one lilac and one white strand now. 5. Knit for 12 rounds. Then cut the......
From me to you - a free embroidery pattern. Stitch up the lines in backstitch and work the hearts in satin and/or rhodes stitch. (I worked the large hearts in heart shaped rhodes stitch and the small ones in satin stitch)
A sweet little cable pattern which creates circles instead of knots. This is a 5 stitch pattern. 1. Slip 1 2. Put 3 sts on a separate needle 3-4. Put the next st in front of the separate needle 5. Put the slipped stitch on the left needle 6. Knit the 4 stitches on the separate needle 7. Knit the st on the left needle. Follow the photos then knit 6-8 rows/rounds then start the cabling again.
I used this stitch pattern for the AULON hat:...
This is an easy mode eyelet pattern perfect for a last minute gift. Knitted in the round and super stretchy. My little girl loves it and wears it 2 years now.
Purple toddler hat
Finished measurements (for toddlers 2-3 years) 40x18cm/ 15.7x7inch stretches up to 18inch (46cm) Gauge (eyelet pattern): 10x10cm/ 4x4inch=26rowsx20sts needle size: 4.5mm/US7 Material Maincolour (MC): 50g worsted weight yarn in purple; e.g. Malabrigo worsted (Malabrigo Yarns), Wool of the andes (knitpicks) or Superlana (Lana Grossa). The wool used in the pictures is Superlana in purple (27) If you want a two-coloured rib: Contrasting colour (CC): 5g worsted weight yarn with colour course 4 DPNs size 4.5mm US7 Abbreviations CO cast on ** repeat instructions following the asterisks as directed st(s) stitch(es) k1 knit one stitch p1 purl one stitch ssk Slip 2 stitches knitwise, then knit slipped stitches together k2tog Knit 2 stitches together yo yarn over rnd(s) round(s)
InstructionsTo achieve a larger or smaller size just add/leave away a......