Once upon a time, it was a corn sheaf jumper. But this latest creation is a variation on that: corn sheaf & flowers knitted jumper.
This is a simple, little trick on how to thread yarn through a needle. If you already know this tip, you already know it is as automatic as breathing. If you don’t, you will wonder how you ever did without it.
Even with large holed needles, you can sometimes have difficulty in threading the yarn through the eye of the needle.
Winter Mosaics, a pair of leg warmers/boot covers is delightfully warm and colourful. It can be worn high or scrunched up, over or inside boots. It is also delight for activities like yoga, meditation, and pilates. And one of the best features is that it is reversible. Many delightful options!
There are a number of ways to measure hands for gloves. For gloves that I make, I use the following measuring method. You can also refer to the included YouTube video lower down.
Mosaic Crochet vs Mosaic Knitting: I have already talked about Mosaic Knitting Basics and then, What is Mosaic Crochet? (or what it isn’t). So before I move on to talk about how to mosaic crochet, let’s have a quick look at the differences between Mosaic Knitting and Mosaic Crochet.
This is the Barbara Walker Mosaic Knitting Chart I worked off.
The main question begins with “What is Mosaic Crochet?” But maybe what I should say is,
What isn’t Mosaic Crochet?
How to read those intriguing mosaic knitting charts? Well I am going to use this chart (by Barbara Walker, who coined the term Mosaic Knitting) as our working example. And I will be going step-by-step, very slowly. Once you get it, all the mosaic knitting charts will be a breeze.
Mosaic Knitting Basics. I am beginning a new journey into Mosaic Knitting. (Mosaic Knitting is also known as slip-stitch knitting.)
After searching for hours, I have a list of very useful resources to get you started.
Sidenote: Mosaic Knitting is also known as slip-stitch knitting.
A quick posting on this adorable pair of baby Elephant Booties. Included here are some basic starting steps. And a link to the requisite free crochet pattern.