By Jan Eaton
Create lovely afghans and components with two hundred knitted blocks to mix 'n match! A kaleidoscope of colourful modern and conventional designs variety from effortless to advanced.
· Knit 2 hundred blocks, from easy knit-and-purl styles to cable, lace, and bobble blocks
· mix blocks in any association; all blocks will end to a similar dimension whilst labored within the related yarn weight
· end any venture widespread with styles for fringes, ruffles, and different ornamental edgings
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Multiply this number by your stitches per inch (from your gauge swatch). 3. Subtract 30%. Your new total is the number of stitches to cast on. Foot Size: If the wearer has a foot that is smaller than 10 inches long or larger than 12 inches long, you’ll need to alter the length of your sock. Either have them stand on a ruler to give you the exact length, or make a tracing of their foot and use that to measure. 42 Ribbing: Use either a) knit one, purl one or b) knit two, purl two until your ribbing is 3 1/2 inches long.
And for the Victorian woman, there were knit dainty slippers — with cork soles — to pull over her boots for evening parties. 44 Patterns for Victorian oddities defy imagination. Godey’s offered a pattern for a crocheted boa with knit The Victorian knitter who wished to apply knitting to creative new uses needed to look no further than the knit egg holder in The Art of Knitting, 1892. This rabbit penwiper could be knit using strategically placed increases and decreases to craft the shape of a rabbit.
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200 knitted blocks: traditional and contemporary designs to mix and match by Jan Eaton