By Jill Wright
A number of cheap and available yarns are used to create the seven varied daily handbags featured during this craft e-book. huge or small, broad or slim, zippered or buttoned, tote designs for all tastes are available the following. every one purse has a truly special type: Luna is a huge, slouchy bag with a Bohemian perspective; Dancette is a dressy cable and intarsia grasp for the night; and Harriott is a classically adapted satchel. the luggage are really easy to make, but skilled knitters can take pleasure in displaying off the extra complex concepts concerned with some of the initiatives.
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Extra resources for 7 Easy-to-Knit Handbags for Every Occasion
She learned how to crochet from a neighbor at age 8. Jill has been designing for many years but didn’t start writing down her creations until recently. Jill had her first designs published in Interweave Crochet and Crochet! ). Jill began having her knit designs published shortly afterward and has now had pieces published by Creative Knitting magazine, Love of Knitting, Love of Crochet, Vogue Knitting International, Bijou Basin Ranch, Zealana, Universal Yarn and Classic Elite Yarns. Jill has co-authored a crochet booklet (Curvy Crochet) and has written a knitting book (Taking The Fear Out Of Cables), which is due to be published in 2013.
All you need is some yarn, a cable needle and the knitting needles of your choice. There are just three easy steps for working a basic cable. Step 1: Slide stitches onto a cable needle to hold them out of the way temporarily. Step 2: Work the next stitches on the lefthand needle. Step 3: Work the stitches from the cable needle. The pattern will always be specific as to how many stitches to slide onto the cable needle. It also will tell you whether the cable needle is to be held in front or in back of the work.
Intarsia In certain patterns there are larger areas of color within the piece. Since this type of pattern requires a new color only for that section, it is not necessary to carry the yarn back and forth across the back. For this type of color change, a separate ball of yarn or bobbin is used for each section of color, making the yarn available only where needed. Purl Side Knit Side Before beginning the project, wind a bobbin for each color area, allowing 3/4 inch for each stitch plus 10 inches extra to weave in at beginning and end of color section.
7 Easy-to-Knit Handbags for Every Occasion by Jill Wright