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Monday, September 23, 2013

Book Review : Animal Hats


Animal Hats by Vanessa Mooncie.
This book had a cover book that will make you want it right away. A teenage girl wearing bunny hat.
And that was also the first pattern i choose to try when this book arrived at my hand.


This book use big size needle, that make you will extremely fast finished your knitting!
She too only used a little variation of decrease technique, and work the hat with Single Pointed Needle (and seam it later), so even a beginner's knitter can make these cute hats!

all the things i need to make the bunny hat

The things that will show the difference of your hat with others who try the same pattern with you is how neat you seam, and place all the small pieces (like checks, nose, ears, and eyes) to your hat.

all the parts before seamed together

I love had this book added to my bookshelf... I think i will reproduced the hats (maybe) a lot because i so like with the result. :D

Happy Knitting!!

 :D

*book review i made at this blog are not for promoting the book. I made simply because i like it and i actually have a copy of it at my hand :)

Monday, September 16, 2013

Rajut Knitting Pattern : Rustic Road Hat

Some time ago I joined a KAL..
A Hat KAL..

Love it because i didn't join KAL for long time and I really love knit a hat.

 


Thanks Christine Marie Chen for making this KAL and my luck accidentally stumbled in it at her Instagram. :)

If you like this design, you can find Rustic Road Hat knitting pattern at her ravelry.



Happy Knitting!!

 :D

Book Review : Knitted Booties for Tiny Feet

I always had problem finding a knitting pattern for baby booties..
Never found a book that only talk about this which fit what i want.
until recently i saw this...

By = Catherine Bouquerel
Publisher = Sixth&Springbooks
ISBN = 1936096382
Paperback, 64 pages

Accidentally (like always) i found this book when i surfing at my favorite online bookstore.
And after (as usual) i googling to 'peek' the pages inside.. i then decided to add this book to my little bookshelf at home.

There are 20 knitted baby booties (and slipper) inside. With beautiful colored photographs which can give you some inspiration on color matching, even if you find no mood to actually knit one of the patterns at the moments.

I already try one of the pattern.. What do you think?





Happy Knitting!!

 :D

*book review i made at this blog are not for promoting the book. I made simply because i like it and i actually have a copy of it at my hand :)

Monday, September 9, 2013

Rajut Free Knitting Pattern : Bunny Hat

This time, we have a lovely girl who so kindly will share a free knitting pattern to all other knitters!
her name is Wina.
The Indonesian-language's version of this free knitting pattern already shared on Poyeng blog, and here she kindly shared the English-language's version.


Material :
- 2 skeins bulky bandung yarn (Or another super bulky yarns).

Tools:
- 1 circular needle 40 cm size 6mm
- 1 set double pointed needles size 6 mm.
- 1 stitch holder
- 1 stitch marker
- 1 tapestry needle

Size :
Adult (Approximately 20 inch in circumference)

Abbreviation :
K : Knit
P : Purl
SSK : Slip 1 stitch, knit the next stitch, pass the slip stitch over the
  knitted stitch.
K2TOG : Knit 2 stitches together

Body :
- Cast on : 74 (Work in round)
- K1 P1 (Ribbing) till end of row. Repeat this row untill the ribs measures 3 inches.
- Knit untill end. Repeat this row till the body meassures 8.5 inchi from the top of the ribs. (11.5 inchi from bottom.)

Bunny Ear 1 :
- Slip 1st-16th and 59th-74th stitch into DPN set (32 stitches). Leave 42 other stitches in circular needle or put into the holder.
- Work this 32 stitches in round. Knit 23 rounds or untill the ear measures 5 inchi.
- K1 ssk K10 K2tog K2 ssk K10 K2tog K1 (Remaining : 28 stitches)
- Knit.
- K1 ssk K8 K2tog K2 ssk K8 K2tog K1 (Rem : 24 stitches)
- Knit.
- K1 ssk K6 K2tog K2 ssk K6 K2tog K1 (Rem: 20 stitches)
- Knit.
- K1 ssk K4 K2tog K2 ssk K4 K2tog K1 (Rem : 16 stitches)
- K1 ssk K2 K2tog K2 ssk K2 K2tog K1 (Rem : 12 stitches)
- K1 ssk K2tog K2 ssk K2tog K1 (Rem : 8 stitches)
- ssk K2tog ssk K2tog (Rem : 4 stitches)
- fasten off.

Bunny Ear 2 :
Slip 22th-53th stitch into DPN set. Work as the Bunny Ear 1.

There will be a gap in the top of the hat between the ears. With the wrong side facing you, sew the remaining 10 stitches with Three Needles Bind Off technique.
***

One of our knitter friend already try this pattern and change the size into baby size, by change the needle into 4 mm (US 6) and use light worsted weight yarn.

If you want to ask or anything about this pattern, you can comment here and i will pass it to Wina.


Happy Knitting!!

 :D

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Rajut Free Knitting Pattern : Converse baby shoes and pom-pom hat



What a cute pair!!

Get the free knitting pattern here (click the name of the pattern) =


For the hat, technically I only use the main pattern of the hat, because i think it really looks nice and i want to try it.
For the booties, i did exactly like the pattern. It already perfect. :)





Happy Knitting!!

 :D
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