The magic loop method for circular knitting one of my favorite skills to teach. Not only is it easy to master, but it can actually save time and money, and perhaps even help you get a better fit in your hand knitted garments.Here is a handy illustrated cheat-sheet I made showing how to get started with the magic loop method for circular knitting. I print this and give it to my stu...
Once in a while, your run-of-the-mill gift purchased at your local store just doesn’t cut it. Something more personal and touching is needed. Time and creativity are some of the most valuable presents. Below are few awesome ideas that will make your friends and family think that you are one of the most creative gift-givers around. Small bottles of fine spirits along with cigars can be pleasantly arranged in a bucket labeled with birthday wishes or name.
If you've never slipped your feet into a pair of handcrafted crochet slippers, then you are really missing out. The comfort and coziness of crochet slippers can't be beat. And of course there's special satisfaction when you've crocheted them yourself.
With this great tutorial, you can assemble your one-piece slippers to the sole or continue working a shoe on the soles border edge. You will need basic crochet skills and knowledge of how to decrease and increase for this project. Materials you will need include a triple strand of sport-weight yarn or any other heavy craft-weight yarn or twine. Includes detailed, step-by-step instructions with pictures plus cutout templates for shoe sizes S: 3-4 (M: 5-6, L: 7-8, XL: 9-10).
Not a fan of double points? or just looking for a super fast project? Need a gift in a day’s notice? This pattern is for you! These slippers are not knit in the traditional sock or slipper manner - simply knit flat, folded and stitched, it couldn’t be any easier! Make 2 color, 3 color, striped, whatever your hearts desire. Felting instructions included AND I’ll tell you my top-secret way of making a non-slip sole (shhh!). Knit with a regular set of #9 knitting needles and worsted weight wool…
Knitting patterns for all types of slippers for women and men, including ballet-style, mary janes, boot style, slipper socks, and even sneaker slippers, sock monkey slippers and more. These make great gifts because they are quick for you to knit and stylish and comfy to wear. But be sure to make a pair for yourself! Many of the patterns are free
The Seamen's Church Institute invites you knit or crochet a garment to warm mariners’ hearts and heads this winter. If you need patterns, scroll to the bottom of this page. Want to know more? Keep reading.