Sunday, 29 April 2018

Toddler boy neckwarmer







First knitting project after having Thomas.  After 2 years of non stop nappy changing and running around like a headless chicken i finally had the courage to pick up my knitting needles and knit.  Best feeling ever.  Winter is coming here in NZ so wanted to knit a scarf for Tom for our playground trips.  I must say its hard to design a scarf for boys when you don't want the extra length to get caught while they are running around but also something that will stay on their neck while also looking great.  So I've come up with something simple that will go with most outfits and also practical for my active toddler.

Materials:
1.      8 ply weight wool or acrylic. 
2.      4mm needles 
3.      Yarn needle

Instructions
Cast on 28 stitches
Row 1-4: k27, sl
Row 5: k5, bo2, k14, bo2,k4, sl (I used medium size buttons so if you are using bigger or smaller buttons simply bind off less or more as require)
Row 6: k5, co2, k14, co2, k4,sl (i used medium size buttons so if you are using bigger or smaller buttons simply  cast on less or more as require)
Row 7-: k27,sl  (Knit to desire length (I needed till I reached 350mm)) bo.

Happy knitting



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Sunday, 29 December 2013

Pin up girls collection


Price: $10.99
Digital pattern PDF files only


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Pin up girl - Sailor Girl




Price: $4.99 
Digital pattern PDF files only 

This pattern has 5 pages of photos, and written instructions so you can do it quickly.

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Skills used: Basic knit stitch, increases, decreases, knitting in the round, basic embroidery skills.

Note: Since it is knitted in the round, there's no messy seaming, special for somebody who don't love to sew.

Materials:

1.      8 ply weight wool or acrylic. navy, beige, white, brown and black yarn.
2.      3.25mm /US-3, 100cm/40" circular needles for magic loop and DPNs or size needed to obtain gauge.
3.      Stitch marker
4.      Polyester stuffing
5.      Yarn needle
6.      Embroidery needles
7.      yellow thread
8.     Stitch holders


If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.


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Monday, 21 October 2013

Pin up girl - Bunny Girl




Price: $4.99 
Digital pattern PDF files only 


This pattern has 6 pages of photos, and written instructions so you can do it quickly.
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Skills used: Basic knit stitch, increases, decreases, knitting in the round, basic embroidery skills.

Note: Since it is knitted in the round, there's no messy seaming, special for somebody who don't love to sew.

Materials:
1.      8 ply weight wool or acrylic. (I have used Moda Vera Marvel  8ply 100% acrylic for MC and CC1 and used about one third of a ball.) Yarn in black for MC, beige for CC1,  grey for CC2, yellow CC3 and scrap yarn black and white.
2.      3.25mm /US-3, 100cm/40" circular needles for magic loop and DPNs or size needed to obtain gauge.
3.      Stitch marker
4.      Polyester stuffing
5.      Yarn needle
6.      Embroidery needles
7.      yellow thread
8.     Stitch holders

If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.


killerbees