Closely Knit: Handmade Gifts For The Ones You Love
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Knit the Perfect Gift for Every Occasion
Closely Knit is filled with thoughtful knitted gifts to fit all the people you love: special handknits for mothers, daughters, sisters, the men in your life, precious wee ones and treasured friends. From luxurious scarves and totally wearable sweaters to cozy socks and even a quick-to-knit heart pin, there really is something for everyone on your list in this book. And there's a great range of big and small projects, each rated with a handy time guide so you can choose what to knit based on how much time you have. If you're really pressed for time, look for the quick-fix options throughout the book that give you shortcuts for making handmade gifts in no time flat.
Inside, you'll find:
- Over 30 patterns for adults and children rated by how much time they'll take to knit
- Quick-fix options requiring minimal knitting
- Alternate ideas to help you personalize your knitted gifts
- Comprehensive glossary and reference section with all the information you need to knit every project in the book
Don't all your loved ones deserve special handmade gifts? Pick up this book today and knit the perfect present.
the tail tight through rem sts. Weave in all ends. FINISHING Fill the nest with eggs. Attach eggs to inside of nest with yarn needle and yarn B. Add decorative bird, if desired. QUICK FIX Very short on time?Purchase a small wicker or wooden bowl to cradle knit eggs. Lacy Hanging Picture Frame SOME PHOTOGRAPHS ARE SO MEANINGFUL THEY NEED TO BE DISPLAYED IN JUST THE RIGHT WAY. Slip a favorite image inside this lovely knit frame, then hang it from a pretty ribbon to create a perfect gift.
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leaving the stitch on the needle. Then insert the needle through the first stitch on the back needle as if to knit, leaving the stitch on the needle. Now you are ready to graft. * Bring the needle through the first stitch on the front needle as if to knit, slipping the stitch off the needle. Bring the needle through the next stitch on the front needle as if to purl, leaving the stitch on the needle. Then bring the needle through the first stitch on the back needle as if to purl, sliding the
separate balls of MC for the left and right edges. Always twist the yarns at the color change to prevent holes at the edges of the color-block design. With size US 8 (5.0mm) needles and MC, CO 73 sts. Work in St st for 14 rows, or until piece measures 2 " (6cm) from cast-on edge, ending with a WS row. ROW 1 (RS): K9 with MC (drop first ball of MC), k55 with CC1, k9 with second ball of MC. ROW 2 (WS): P9 with MC, p55 with CC1, p9 with MC. ROW 3: K9 with MC, k55 with CC2, k9 with MC. ROW 4: P9
yarn. Lovely ruffles grace the hemline and cuffs. The contoured waist is mimicked in the bell-shaped sleeves, and a handsome cable climbs the center back of the sweater. SIZES S (M , L) To fit actual bust sizes: 36 (38, 40)" (91 [97, 102]cm) FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Chest measurement: 40 (41¾, 44)" (102 [106, 112]cm) Length: 26½ (27½, 27¾)" 67 (70, 70)cm Sleeve from shoulder to underarm: 17¾ (18, 18¼)" (45 [46, 46]cm) YARN 13 (15, 17) skeins The Fibre Company Babe (baby