Green Stockings Craft & Design

April 22, 2011

Yarn Comes from the Interwebs

Filed under: Crafting — Tags: , , — GreenStockings Craft & Creative Events @ 9:58 AM

It is, perhaps, unfortunate that I have discovered that there is copious amounts of otherwise unavailable yarn to had from ebay. I am very very very pleased that shortly I will be the proud owner of:

Elvincraft BFL sock yarn in “Woaded Warrior Woman” (which already sounds like one fierce pair of socks!)

and

2 balls of Crystal Palace Chunky Mochi in Rainbow! I have been trying to get my hands on this yarn for months – it’s not retailed anywhere in Montreal, and you know how much I LOVE my rainbow yarn. I consider whether “pride knitting” should become a niche of mine…

Which reminds me! I have two people interested in rainbow legwarmers – time to pull up my stockings and be pro-active!!

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January 2, 2011

The “Pretty Darned Easy Wristwarmers” Abbreviated Pattern

Filed under: Crafting, Knitting Patterns — Tags: , , — GreenStockings Craft & Creative Events @ 12:34 AM

Size: Large
Yarn: Bernat Mosaic
Needles: 3.25mm dpns (4)

Cast on 24 stitches onto dpns, join marking the “end” of the round
Knit 24 rounds in stockinette
Round25: k1, m1, k22, m1, k1
Round26: k all
Round27: k2, m1, k22, m1, k2
Round28: k all
Continue increasing in this manner through to round 48 (48 stitches in total)
Round48 (left hand): k until last 3 stitches – bind them off. Bind off first 9 stitches in Round49; k all remaining stitches in Round49.
At the end of Round49, join to beginning of Round50 & replace marker, closing off the thumb hole.
K 3 rounds in stockinette.
Round53: k4, ssk, k to end of round.
Round54: k all stitches
Round55: k3, ssk, k to end of round
Round56: k all stitches

Continue decreasing in this manner 5 more times or until desired length is reached. Bind off. Weave in all ends.

Mirror all shaping for right hand wristwarmer.

Wear!

wristwarmers, knitting, rainbow

January 1, 2011

Cute Dog & Legwarmers Picture

Filed under: Crafting — Tags: , , , , — GreenStockings Craft & Creative Events @ 8:39 PM

Here’s a picture of my first version of the Easiest Legwarmers.

See: Easiest Knitted Legwarmers Knitting Pattern in Plain English

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legwarmers, basset, knitting,

Doesn’t he look so pleased to be in the photo, does he?

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