Knit One, Felt Too: Discover the Magic of Knitted Felt with by Kathleen Taylor

By Kathleen Taylor

Knit One, FeltToo bargains various felted knitting tasks which are easyenough for newbies and engaging sufficient for skilled knitters, too. And theresults are astounding! You'll love those thick, sumptuous mittens, hats, socks,slippers, luggage, toys, and residential add-ons. as well as that includes shiny, funcolors and modern designs, those initiatives contain dozens of rules forembellishment utilizing beads, embroidery, novelty yarns, felted balls, and needlefelting.An skilled knitter andall-around crafter who has written greater than 500 articles for craft magazines,Kathleen Taylor teaches you every little thing you want to find out about felted knittingtechniques. irrespective of which undertaking you opt to take on, luck is assured.

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Avoid disturbing the folds you’ve made at the corners and at the sides. Lay the handles straight to dry, pressing them to flatten as much as possible. Smooth and stretch the I-cord loop and fastener and let them dry. SEWING ON THE HANDLES AND LOOP Following the drawing at right, pin the handles in place, with the contrasting color side of the handle against the right side of the bag. Make sure that the handles are not twisted. Using mc, sew the handles securely to the bag with a decorative X stitch, as shown.

Use a third double point needle to cast off all stitches, using the 3-needle cast-off technique (see pages 173–174). Cut yarns, leaving a 10" (25cm) tail. Thread the yarn through a yarn needle and weave the tail to the inside of the bag. Weave in any other loose ends. 40 IT’S ALL IN THE BAG MAKING THE I-CORD HANDLE SET UP Using a double point needle and cc C, pick up 4 stitches on the inside at one side top edge, where the flap joins the bag. Work a 30" (76cm) I-cord, following the directions on page 171.

Knit 3, knit 2 together; repeat from * to third stitch marker. Slip marker. Knit 5. Slip fourth marker. You now have 50 stitches. ROUNDS 26–35 Knit to end of each round, slipping markers as you come to them. ROUNDS 36–41 Follow Triangles Chart (opposite), starting at Line 1 at the bottom right, and repeating the 5-stitch pattern 10 times. Continue to use mc and cc A together for background; use 2 strands of cc B for second color. ROUND 42 Change to 2 strands of cc C. Knit to end of round. ROUND 43 Purl to end of round.

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