Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Pleated skirt for twist and turn waist barbie

Size 5 (US) needles
Sport weight yarn
Tapestry needle

Co 48 sts

R1:* k7 p1 from* across row
R2: *P7 K1 from * across row
Work in this way for an inch, ending on a RS row.

Next row: *P5 p2tog K1 from star across row
next row: *K5, p1 from * across
Work this way for another inch.

Next row: k2tog across the row.

Next work 6 rows garter stitch, then bind off.
seam up.

Pictures to come soon.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010



Size six knitting needles 4.0 mm
Sharp large eyed needle
Hook and eye
Cotton yarn in any color
Cast on 20 stitches. Work 5 rows garter stitch.

Trick row
Holding stitches and needles the knit way, wrap yarn three times around the needle. Repeat across the row.
Knit the next row normally, letting two of the loops fall off the needle making sure at the end of the row there are only 20 stitches. Work 5 more garter stitch rows then repeat trick row. Work this way until required length or you run out of yarn. Bind off, weave in ends, sew on hook on one end, eye on the other.

Pikachu I pod Cozy

Cast on 16 stitches with long tail cast on. Knit two rows then purl. Then work stockinette stitch till (when wrapped around the MP3 player) it fits snugly. Then sew up the side and bottom.

I cord ears (make two).

Cast on three stitches doing three or so rows then knitting the three stitches together and binding off.

Then embroider face with scraps of yarn according to the picture.