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A place to share...
It has been a few years since we all began this wonderful KnitWit journey and we are all thankful that God has taken us along on the trip!!!
This blog has been started so we can share ideas and encouragement in this craft. Loom Knitting is seeing its resurgence in popularity. And for those who are new to this, pattern reading can seem a daunting task. We have all learned so much from each others' unique designs...
So, please chime in!
Monday, October 11, 2010
Saturday, July 24, 2010
~ small size loom
~ two skeins of worsted yarn
Let's get started!
FIRST ~ wrap and knit about 10 rows, just like you would for a hat. Then fold over and make a "brim". This will serve as your cuff. If you would like, purl the next row to help the ankle portion be a little more snug fitting.
~ wrap and knit 5-10 rows for the ankle portion. (totally up to your preference there).
~ for the heel portion, wrap pegs 1 through 12 only. Knit them over and repeat for a total of 4 times back and forth.
~ With the tail of your yarn at peg 1, move the loop on peg #12 over to peg #11...do not knit over.
~ Wrap from peg #1 to peg #11 and knit over. At peg #11, knit over all the "bottom" yarn as if it were one wrap.
~ With the tail of yarn @ peg #11, move the loop on peg #1 over to peg #2...do not knit over.
~ Wrap from peg #2 to peg #11 and knit over. At peg #2, knit over all the "bottom" yarn as if it were one wrap.
~ Repeat this until you have 3 empty pegs on each side.
~ Now reach inside loom and place loops on the three empty pegs AND one peg on each side of the three empty ones.
~ Wrap, as usual all the way around. Knit over all the wraps, including the ones that are doubled.
~ Continue to the desired length for the rest of the foot and take off just like a hat.
~ Tuck knotted ends in.
WASN'T THAT FUN!!!!
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Let’s start with something FUN ...
This cap was made on the green loom, or adult size loom.
The brim is easily accomplished by first knitting 17 to 20 rows. Then from the center of the loom, lift the first row up and place each loop onto the peg it lines up with. As you do the last two pegs, or so, tuck the tail from your beginning into the brim ~ complete the circle.
Next, knit all the posts over just as if you’re knitting regularly.
Now knit one more row. Then purl two rows on and finish up the hat to size.