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How Do I Knit Lace Edgings
Knitting your own trim adds character to any item that you wish to add it to. Giving it your own personal touch.
You can have fun as you knit trims to add to your hand knits or your ready made items.
Add character to your knitting. It is amazing how different trims can look when they are made with different types of yarn and colors..
Be sure to experiment with different yarns and needle sizes.
Here you will find many patterns to choose from.
Knitted trims are the perfect finishing touch for sweaters and accessories, or may be used to revitalize old favorites and embellish plain store bought items.
You will be able to quickly and easily customize what ever your heart desires, scarves, hats and bags, sweaters and baby clothes add trim to a favorite pillow.
Edgings are great ways to embellish an otherwise ordinary or not so ordinary project. There are a few ways that you can do a picot edge..
Silly little lady will show you how to make a picot edge in this step by step tutorial, including pictures.
She will show you how to make the edge, by either beginning the project with the picot edging, by binding off with the picot edging or by picking up an already bound off piece and then adding the edging.
Knitting LaceClick thumbnail to view full-size
Lace knitting is a form of knitting that uses a yarn over(adds a stitch) technique as well as a decrease (take away a stitch), the two stitches are used together to create a design. The yarn over creates a hole in the knitting, whereas, the decrease is then used to keep the piece at its correct size.Most lace is made with a single yarn.
Lace : Is a pattern that is worked leaving larger areas (holes) surrounded by a thin area of knit work, leaving the piece with an open and airy feel.
Eyelet : An eyelet pattern is a patterned piece in which small holes are worked into the pattern , but, it is less airy than lace with a more solid look.
Loop Knitting : Consists of loops that are created by forming a cluster of long stitches, usually in the center of the piece. Open and airy surrounded by more of a solid look.
Fringe : Long and sometimes loopy lengths of yarn added to the hem or outer edge of your project. Adding fringe adds length.
Tricot : Instead of following a single row, which is the norm for knitting, tricot follows a column. So that the yarn zig zags vertically.
Faggoting : It is very much like netting..It is a very open lace..Created by using a yarn over or a decrease in every stitch..
Diamond Edging...Edging for towels or perk up cafe curtains
Loop Knitting..This would look great on a pillow, experiment with leftover yarn for the desired texture.
Scallop Edge..A simple, stockinette-based edging..
PICOT HEM BAMBOO STITCH BLANKET
Scallop Shell Edging
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