Knitting Paradise® - Knitting and Crochet Forum
Home | Knitting Digest | Active Topics | Search | Login | Register | Help
KP forum software has been upgraded. You can read more here.
Please make sure to click My Profile link at the top and scroll down to Custom View Settings.
Why Would You Ever Want to Pay For Knitting and Crochet Patterns or Lessons When You Can Get All That for Free?
Read this:

If you are a beginner, intermediate, advanced, or a professional knitter, then the benefits of signing up for our free weekly knitting e-mail newsletter are:

• We cover hand knitting, machine knitting, and crochet.

• Each week you'll be receiving new tips and techniques.

• Daily, you'll be receiving a knitting message board digest with the latest knitting pictures, discussions and patterns.

• If you ever have a question or need help, you can always ask, and we'll cover your question in the following newsletter issue.

• Discover the fastest way to knit (and to crochet) a sock... while keeping the perfect heel and making sure the sock fits (not many knitters know this).

• Find out how to figure out how much yarn you need for a pattern if the pattern doesn't specify it (works for any project, a real life-saver sometimes).

• Learn how to pick up a dropped stitch, even from several rows below. It happens to absolutely everyone at some point. But don't worry, there exists a really simple fix.

• And if you ever run out of yarn, find out how to join any yarn in the middle of any project.

• If you can't find the pattern that you need, or if you don't know which pattern would be most appropriate for a specific project, then you can ask our other users to help you figure it out. We even have a dedicated "Pattern Requests" section on our website that's all about finding new patterns.

• The same goes for any problems and questions about specific techniques. We have experienced users who are always helping those in need with just the right advice.

• And of course, as I said it's all completely FREE!

• Let me repeat that. Since for some reason a lot of people contact us asking if the membership is really free: we are a social website for knitters and crocheters, so we don't sell anything, and we don't charge any fees. It's as simple as that.

Enter your name and e-mail address below, and you'll be instantly added to our knitting mailing list distribution. Right away, you'll get access to more knitting-related material (pictures, patterns, tips) than contained in all knitting books and magazines you could ever buy. And you'll get all that for free.

You'll be able to talk and share ideas with more knitters than you could meet if you attended all the largest trade shows. And you'll be able to do all that without leaving your house!

Don't delay! Join the best knitting and crochet community on the Internet.

First name:

E-mail address:

It's FREE, and you'll receive my first e-mail right away. Also, you'll get instant access to the most recent topics on our knitting forum: hundreds of great tips from other knitters.

(A new newsletter issue is released each week. So if you don't sign up now, you'll miss this week's digest.)

Pattern Requests
Circular Needle Baby Afghan
If you would like to post a reply, then please login (if you already have an account) or register (if you don't).
Jun 20, 2013 10:52:40   #
I need to knit a special baby afghan (preferably on circular needles) and wonder if anyone has any pattern suggestions. I have made tons on size 13 and 15 needles with 2 pieces of yarn, but am looking for something with 1 piece of yarn on circular needles. It will need to be completed by October and I work full time. Thanks in advance for your help!
Jun 20, 2013 11:01:33   #
EqLady (a regular here)

This is a pretty one I recently made up in acrylic for a christening blanket. You can do it on straight or circular needles. The picture doesn't show up good, but the motifs shape up like hearts. It's free on Ravelry although you have to join Ravelry to get it, but joining is also free.
Jun 20, 2013 11:03:31   #
Here are beautiful patterns......not free, I'm afraid but definitely "something special" ;-) ;-)
Jun 20, 2013 12:00:58   #
chickkie (a regular here)
any blanket can be made on a circular needle. You just knit back and forth like on a straight needle.
Jun 21, 2013 08:46:35   #
I know any pattern can be made on circular needles, I was looking for pattern suggestions. Thanks.
Jun 21, 2013 09:08:21   #
You didn't indicate whether you are looking for patterns that still used the size needles you have. Since you indicated you wanted to work with circulars are you looking for a round afghan or shawl? There are lots of beautiful afghan patterns available. Here are some links you can search through.
Jun 21, 2013 13:39:46   #
Becca (a regular here)
A seed stitch border with basketweave interior is the easiest blanket to make. I use the 4x4" gauge listed on the yarn wrapper as to the number of stitches and rows to complete each square. Another easy blanket is the diagonal version of a washcloth that begins with 3 stitches, add a yarn over on each row and knit to 200 stitches then decrease to 3 stitches. Or try a chevron/wavy knit pattern.

A loose knit pattern with lots of yarn overs throughout the entire blanket is not recommended for babies as they can get their fingers and toes trapped in these holes.
Jun 21, 2013 14:13:03   #
try the diagonal baby blanket. about 3-5 balls depending on size wanted. CO 5 sts,Row1:k,,Row2:k3,yo,k2,,Row3:k3,yo,k3,,,Row4:k3,yo,k to end of row. Repeat Row 4 until 160 sts.

Next(dec)row:K2,k2tog,yo,K2tog,k to end of row. Repeat last row until 5sts.Bind Off. use on straight needles until you need to put all sts on circular. DO NOT JOIN!!!
Jun 24, 2013 17:47:22   #
bigalbigal3 (a regular here)
lots of nice patterns
Pattern Requests
Home | Latest Digest | Back to Top | All Sections
Contact us | Privacy policy | Terms of use - Forum
Copyright 2004-2016 Knitting Paradise, Inc.