This Knit is Bananas

(I'm Such a Crafty Stitch)

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Uuuugh

waitingtocollide:

knittedorange:

All I want to do is knit a simple pair of toe up socks that won’t require me to follow a detailed pattern. I want something I can remember that isn’t plain or a rib stitch. 

Anyone know any? 

For the socks I made for the last knitswap, I used this pattern (but just the stitch pattern) and Liat-Gat’s basic toe-up sock pattern. 

Oooh, thanks!! I casted on and am about an inch in. I hope it’s not going to be to wide, but I don’t think the recipient will care. haha

This pattern is presh! :D

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Uuuugh

All I want to do is knit a simple pair of toe up socks that won’t require me to follow a detailed pattern. I want something I can remember that isn’t plain or a rib stitch. 

Anyone know any? 

Filed under knitting pattern help ??

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knitterswithattitude:

This is my version of a flame stitch, inspired by vintage missoni, fall leaves, and bargello needlepoint books from the 1970s. It is called Fox Paws because it has these little interlocking feet in the pattern. This style of knitting creates wavy stripes without the need for floats or traditional color-work techniques. You can see that the back doesn’t have any weird stuff going on. 

I’m really proud of this sample, it took 2 tries because I turned out to be allergic to the first yarn.

This pattern is due for release next Tuesday , the 9th. It is a relative of the petal cowl and builds on the skills and stitches introduced in that pattern.

Please leave a comment on the Ravelry page if you want to be notified when it is available.

I’m all about this. Holy wow, this is gorgeous!!

(via myalterknits)

Filed under FUCKING AMAZING wow Knitting pattern

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knittedorangearts:

Recently I’ve been trying to get back into drawing (as you can see I really need the practice). I saw the season 1 finale of Gravity Falls and fell in love with Bill (of course I did) so I have like 4 pages of pictures of him in my sketchbook now. 
I may keep posting sketches, none of the art I post will be “finished” because I’ll lose interest in it way before I’m done. *snorts* 

knittedorangearts:

Recently I’ve been trying to get back into drawing (as you can see I really need the practice). I saw the season 1 finale of Gravity Falls and fell in love with Bill (of course I did) so I have like 4 pages of pictures of him in my sketchbook now. 

I may keep posting sketches, none of the art I post will be “finished” because I’ll lose interest in it way before I’m done. *snorts* 

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stockinettearts:

Got bored at work yesterday and had some down time so I told my friend I wanted to make a patch and asked her what it should be of. She told me a styracosaurus skull (her favorite dino) and who am I to disappoint. I think it turned out pretty well.
If I did it again I may change a few things, but overall I like it a lot for a first run.

Guys, check out my new blog. I’m going to try and keep it updated with things mostly not related to knitting, but I will also be more strict about posting my finished products there and not be as “rambly”.
It will strictly be a projects blog.
So, if you follow me just for my work then head over to Knitted Orange Arts, but if you don’t mind my rambles then stay where you are (or go follow Stockinette too….haha).

stockinettearts:

Got bored at work yesterday and had some down time so I told my friend I wanted to make a patch and asked her what it should be of. She told me a styracosaurus skull (her favorite dino) and who am I to disappoint. I think it turned out pretty well.

If I did it again I may change a few things, but overall I like it a lot for a first run.

Guys, check out my new blog. I’m going to try and keep it updated with things mostly not related to knitting, but I will also be more strict about posting my finished products there and not be as “rambly”.

It will strictly be a projects blog.

So, if you follow me just for my work then head over to Knitted Orange Arts, but if you don’t mind my rambles then stay where you are (or go follow Stockinette too….haha).

Filed under knitting Hunter Blathers art

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So I started an additional blog:

knittedorangearts.tumblr.com

I recently started making vinyl cuts and things so I wanted a place to just focus on things I’m going to sell.

There won’t be much up now as I’m out of town at BronyCon in Baltimore this weekend, but I should have stuff up soon!

You can also follow me on Twitter at StockinetteArts.

So check me out!

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cliffe:

medievalpoc:

myrddin-emrys:

Disclaimer: This is not my own idea; I got the tip from the lovely Elentari-liv, who was kind enough to share her technique with me. This is only showing the basics I’ve used to knit the scales, not how to make any certain piece.
Also, keep in mind that I’m still a beginner at knitting. I’ve been doing it for approximately two weeks.
What you’ll need:
circular knitting needles
yarn
small scales
You’ll probably want to choose a yarn close to your scale colour, or one that complements it (I used a contrasting one here to make things easier to show). You may have to experiment a bit with the yarn gauge and size of the needles. I ended up using gauge three yarn and size six needles after some testing. Larger needles widened the gap between scales, so that the yarn was visible in between, which I didn’t want, and thicker yarn made the scales stick out too much as opposed to hanging. It looked like I was knitting a very ruffled dragon.
Scales can be purchased from The Ring Lord, with multiple choices of colour and material. I’ve experimented with both aluminum and steel; the steel seems to hang better because of its weight, but it all depends on what you need for your project!
(I’m putting the actual process under a read more because I do have a lot of photos.)
Read More

I’m gonna go ahead and put this under the resources tag for reenactors, cosplayers, Rennies and SCA-ers!

haunterhaunter ahhhhhh

I NEED TO GET ON THIS!!!

cliffe:

medievalpoc:

myrddin-emrys:

Disclaimer: This is not my own idea; I got the tip from the lovely Elentari-liv, who was kind enough to share her technique with me. This is only showing the basics I’ve used to knit the scales, not how to make any certain piece.

Also, keep in mind that I’m still a beginner at knitting. I’ve been doing it for approximately two weeks.

What you’ll need:

  • circular knitting needles
  • yarn
  • small scales

You’ll probably want to choose a yarn close to your scale colour, or one that complements it (I used a contrasting one here to make things easier to show). You may have to experiment a bit with the yarn gauge and size of the needles. I ended up using gauge three yarn and size six needles after some testing. Larger needles widened the gap between scales, so that the yarn was visible in between, which I didn’t want, and thicker yarn made the scales stick out too much as opposed to hanging. It looked like I was knitting a very ruffled dragon.

Scales can be purchased from The Ring Lord, with multiple choices of colour and material. I’ve experimented with both aluminum and steel; the steel seems to hang better because of its weight, but it all depends on what you need for your project!

(I’m putting the actual process under a read more because I do have a lot of photos.)

Read More

I’m gonna go ahead and put this under the resources tag for reenactors, cosplayers, Rennies and SCA-ers!

haunterhaunter ahhhhhh

I NEED TO GET ON THIS!!!

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cliffearts:

I will be at BronyCon next weekend! I’m located at booth 1005 in the Artist Alley section surrounded by lots of talented people. Looking toward to meeting those who will be in attendance. :) I am sharing my spot with my sister so we will be swapping out ocationally to give each other a break. Both of us will be offering commissions and prints, and there will also be buttons by me and vinyl cutiemark decals our friend has made.

Signal Boost for me and my friends. 
I’ll be selling vinyl decals at that booth! If you’re there stop by and say hi! 

cliffearts:

I will be at BronyCon next weekend! I’m located at booth 1005 in the Artist Alley section surrounded by lots of talented people. Looking toward to meeting those who will be in attendance. :)
I am sharing my spot with my sister so we will be swapping out ocationally to give each other a break. Both of us will be offering commissions and prints, and there will also be buttons by me and vinyl cutiemark decals our friend has made.

Signal Boost for me and my friends. 

I’ll be selling vinyl decals at that booth! If you’re there stop by and say hi! 

Filed under brony con vinyl decals mlp

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I FINALLY DID A THING!
YEsssss *rolls*
now hopefully I’ll be able to knit something a little bigger or a bit more detailed. haha

I FINALLY DID A THING!

YEsssss *rolls*

now hopefully I’ll be able to knit something a little bigger or a bit more detailed. haha

Filed under knitting yarn

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russetm:

knittedorange:

I was thinking about doing that. My mom has been driving me crazy about knitting new dish cloths for her. And they don’t really take that long, so I could probably do a few of those to try and kick start something. Do you have any favorite patterns you enjoy? :D
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Yeeeeah. Currently all i’m working on is stuff for my mother. So, i’m not to keen to actually do it. :/ 

I have a never ending love for this pattern, because it is so thoughtless.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/grandmas-favorite-dish-cloth
and I’m going to be making some of these 
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2-really-reversible-dishcloths-set-of-4
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/1-really-reversible-dishcloths-set-of-4
for a friend.  
but a lot of the time when I want to make a washcloth I just go to a stitch dictionary and picking something that catches my eye. 

Ahhh, I love Grandmother’s Favorite! I have knit quite a few of them. Was probably the first dish cloth I attempted, waaay back when. haha
And oooh, those others are pretty as well! 
And yesss, that would probably be the easiest. I’ll probably scour the internet tomorrow for a few. Thank you for the pattern shares!!

russetm:

knittedorange:

I was thinking about doing that. My mom has been driving me crazy about knitting new dish cloths for her. And they don’t really take that long, so I could probably do a few of those to try and kick start something. Do you have any favorite patterns you enjoy? :D

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Yeeeeah. Currently all i’m working on is stuff for my mother. So, i’m not to keen to actually do it. :/ 

I have a never ending love for this pattern, because it is so thoughtless.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/grandmas-favorite-dish-cloth

and I’m going to be making some of these 

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2-really-reversible-dishcloths-set-of-4

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/1-really-reversible-dishcloths-set-of-4

for a friend.  

but a lot of the time when I want to make a washcloth I just go to a stitch dictionary and picking something that catches my eye. 

Ahhh, I love Grandmother’s Favorite! I have knit quite a few of them. Was probably the first dish cloth I attempted, waaay back when. haha

And oooh, those others are pretty as well! 

And yesss, that would probably be the easiest. I’ll probably scour the internet tomorrow for a few. Thank you for the pattern shares!!

Filed under knitting patterns dish cloths

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I was thinking about doing that. My mom has been driving me crazy about knitting new dish cloths for her. And they don’t really take that long, so I could probably do a few of those to try and kick start something. Do you have any favorite patterns you enjoy? :D
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Yeeeeah. Currently all i’m working on is stuff for my mother. So, i’m not to keen to actually do it. :/ 

I was thinking about doing that. My mom has been driving me crazy about knitting new dish cloths for her. And they don’t really take that long, so I could probably do a few of those to try and kick start something. Do you have any favorite patterns you enjoy? :D

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Yeeeeah. Currently all i’m working on is stuff for my mother. So, i’m not to keen to actually do it. :/ 

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I’ve been trying. It’s working steadily. xD I just wish I had the motivation. Haha!
and ahh, no, I’m actually really proud of my skills. I’m just in a super rut and haven’t been able to knit in weeks. /o\
Thanks, I’ll probably get over it soon!

I’ve been trying. It’s working steadily. xD I just wish I had the motivation. Haha!

and ahh, no, I’m actually really proud of my skills. I’m just in a super rut and haven’t been able to knit in weeks. /o\

Thanks, I’ll probably get over it soon!

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