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Guide to Cable Knitting Patterns

Guide to Cable Knitting Patterns

Cable knitting patterns are a timeless fashion, bringing beauty to any simple knit scarf, hat, blanket and pretty much anything. You can knit cables with your regular knitting needles and the very special cable needle. The beautifully textured stitches are made when you knit groups of stitches out of their usual order. If you too admire the gorgeous raised columns or twists on knitted projects and want to have the knitting skills to create them, then keep reading. Cable knitting is surprisingly simple to work. You can add to your regular pattern by working on any of the knitting needles...

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 Knit and Crochet these easy Gifts with us

Knit and Crochet these easy Gifts with us

Can there ever be too many Holiday Gifts that you can make for your loved ones? We have designed two great patterns that can effortlessly be crafted in many variations, And you can personalize them individually for each member of your tribe. The Elf Slipper ‘Moose on the loose” is a pattern, suitable for beginner and intermediate skills, and so is the recipe for the crocheted Holiday Candy Bag. Each of the patterns can be completed in less than a day. ‘Moose on the Loose’ Slippers  This might be the most straightforward sock pattern you have ever encountered. The warm...

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Halloween Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Halloween Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Halloween is the time to decorate your homes, showcase your creativity and have fun with the family. For crocheters, there is so much to make just with your crochet hooks and yarn. To make the festivities all the more special, we have brought to you some easy and quick crochet patterns for Halloween. Of course, you would love to have those plump pumpkins, throw and more, but if you are short of time, we’ve got you covered. Just gather your supplies. You’ll need: Crochet Hook – Choose any crochet hook (single-ended or Tunisian) you own. Tunisian crochet hooks work like...

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Knitting Socks on Double-Pointed Knitting Needles

Knitting a pair of socks for yourself or your loved ones is so much fun! With yarn and any of your knitting needles (single-pointed, circular and double-pointed) you can knit socks. But, socks being a tubular project, it’s best that you knit in the round. Now, the options you have are double-pointed knitting needles or circular needles of the right length. For your project, there are thousands of great patterns on the web for hand-knitted socks but you can also go ahead without a pattern by designing your own. Many knitters, especially beginners think knitting on double-pointed knitting needles is...

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