Monday, January 19, 2009

Knitting Reference – Yarn Types

While many people speak English all over the world, we tend to have different names for the same thing and this is certainly true of yarn types.

Australia/UK
US
Approximate Tensions
2 ply
lace weight
3 ply, 4 ply, 5 ply,
jumper weight
fingering
32 - 26 sts to 4 inches
(10cm)
8 ply, dk, double knit
sport weight -double
knit
22 - 24 sts to 4 inches
10 ply, aran weight
worsted weight
20 sts to 4 inches
12 ply
worsted weight
16 - 18 sts to 4 inches
14 ply
bulky
14 sts to 4 inches

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Knitted Baby Bunnies - knitting pattern (in English)


for Advanced Knitters



Knitting pattern for Advanced Knitters
($ 5USD)

The knitted bunny is easy and fast to make for advanced knitters. The sitting bunny measures about 16 cm (6.3 inch) to tip of ears. All pieces of the toy are knitted flat.
Notice: The pattern include instructions for knitted bunny and her dress.

MATERIALS:
Needles: size 2 (2.75mm) straight
Leftovers in beige for a body of bunny, red for clothes and white yarn for a tail, black yarn to embroider for eyes, brown for nose.
Polyester fiberfill for stuffing
Stitch holder
Tapestry needle
If you use thicker yarn and bigger size of needles you get a bigger toy.
The pattern includes 5 pages of instructions and pictures how to make the bunny.
Copy of the pattern will be emailed after we get payment.


Baby Bunnies
e-mail address to send: