(PDF FREE) [One More Skein 30 uick Projects to Knit] Õ Leigh Radford
Inners or those ooking for some uick easy and attractive giftsBeautifully photographed by John Mulligan Cute patterns but mediocre instructions and not enough images to really get a feel for what the project is supposed to ook ike A nice collection of patterns I am such a slow knitter though I wouldn t call anything uick I iked the felted cat toys the hot water bottle cover and the Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays linen cap Iike a few of the patterns in this book as things to knit for uick presents and use up small amounts of yarn Most of the patterns suggest an ideal type of Yarn But Give Exact Amounts Of Yardage Than Most So but give exact amounts of yardage than most so can actually determine if you have enough spare yarn Many of them also have several versions so you can gear your project to the amount of yarn you haveMost of the patterns are text There are a few charts for items that have detail in the designI had a few problems with the ayout but I read the eBook version of this book so that might be why I had a hard time figuring out what pictures went with what items and I couldn t find the titles of a few of the items so it was hard to tell where one pattern ended and another began Maybe in the print edition this would not be an issue I felt that the pictures were suited to the this would not be an issue I felt that the pictures were suited to the and that there were enough to get an idea of what you would be makin. ; fingerless mitts; sweaters britches and capelets for baby; hemp jewelry embellished with jump ring “beads”; a felted pleated sleeve to dress up a vase; and a multicolored blanket worked from assorted stash yarn All of them are uick and relatively easy to make without sacrificing beauty or ingenuityJohn Mulligan Photographer. LlHot water bottle coverLavender pillowWashcloths mittStash blanketBasic pillowsPleated vase sleevePetite vessels ittle knitted boxesLinen placematsServing tray hide spoiler DisappointedI was expecting Not a fan of felted items I work primarily with acrylic yarn for charity and only a couple of these items could be considered for that purpose Small projects with
"flairSmall projects that have utility but remain attractive Also not difficult "projects that have utility but remain attractive Also not difficult not so easy they prevent the user from making pretty things Great idea for the book but but not so easy they prevent the user from making pretty things Great idea for the book but didn t find many projects I wanted to make It would have been nice if the book contained basic patterns One More Skein is divided into four sections containing patterns for adult hats gloves and scarves some unusual garments for babies a collection of bags and household items Each project reuires a couple of skeins of yarn with the exception of the blanket pattern which would be great for using up eftover yarns in different colors My personal favorite is the inen placemat pattern The appendix includes instructions for specific knitting techniues and a ist of suppliersWhile author Leigh Radford has introduced some original design elements as a ifelong knitter I find this collection a bit too basic On the other hand it would probably be of great interest to beg. Oduced in AlterKnits and AlterKnits Felt with the magic she worked with a single skein of yarn in the bestselling One Skein One More Skein features 30 diverse projects that can be completed with one or two average sized skeins of yarn or multiple bits of eftover yarn Projects include an earflap hat sized for the whole family. ,
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Knitting FunPerfect Ideas For LeftoverfunPerfect ideas for The League for the Suppression of Celery leftover small uantities of yarnGreat for inspiration when overwhelmed I gathered a few ideasike ittle knit gift bags but didn t feel overly inspired Felted cuffs really The few things I could make were relatively boring and I ve found much interesting patterns for my skill evel on Ravelry But there should be at Suspicion at Seven: A Lois Meade Mystery least 2 projects for anyevel of knitter If you re a beginner you l want another book ike Stitch n Bitch to help understand some of the notations and what the stitches actually mean A personal preference for me is to see the finished project before the pattern because that helps me visualise it this book had it the other way round Minor but annoyingview spoilerPatterns includedFingerless glovesEarflap hatLinen capFelted cuffRosette stitch cowlHorizontal rib scarfCircle stripe scarf and cravatJewelry trio earrings bracelet necklaceBaby s britchesGarter stitch baby sweaterBaby capeletDrawstring baby hemp shortsMohair baby kimonoBaby egwarmersMini gift bagsSummer satchelWickerwork accessory bagFelted bagSilk gelato clutchConnected suares felted handbagCat toy ba. “Two needles and one or one skein of yarn the possibilities never cease to amaze me” writes Leigh Radford in the introduction to her new book Radford’s fascination with the creative potential Of These Raw Materials these raw materials evident throughout One More Skein where she melds the alternative approach to knitting and felting she intr.