Sunday, March 30, 2014

Picot Bonnet free loom knit pattern

Picot Bonnet

By Kristen Mangus at GoodKnit Kisses

May 27, 2013


Loom(s): KnittingBoard Basics Loom for preemie size 11/16" guage (AllNOne or Sock Loom 2 as alternate for newborn size - 3/8" gauge)

Yarn: Worsted weight. Lion Brand Unforgettable color Petunia used in sample.

Adjustable cast on flat panel 32 peg (54) Video here: http://youtu.be/TIVTH8MI0ec

Flat knit 3 rows (6)
Fig-8  12 (20) rows
K2, p2 rep 6 (15) rows
Picot bind off* http://youtu.be/qWkTu8T8KeM
**Cable CO 2, BO 4 (** rep between **,** til one st left on loom, cut tail and pull through)
Weave in tail

Pull drawstring at cast-on, leaving an opening eyelet, and tie off with a knot. Weave in tail.

Make 1 tie off cord. Chain 40 (40 to desire length). Before pulling through last loop place crochet hook on between 1st and second stitch between last figure 8 row and ribbing rows. Slip stitch through and pull through to knot. Tie on one more knot to secure. Weave in tail into bonnet. Weave in tail at beginning of cord. Repeat to make a second cord on opposite side.

ALTERNATE Pattern (Derivative work):

Picot Hat or Slouchy (With our without picot)
Cast on in stitch count above (or desired size) but connect in the round in drawstring cast on.  Continue knitting pattern above in the round until desired length.  Bind off as above for picot edge or use stretchy bind off. Enjoy!

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Picot BOOties Loom Knit sock booties for baby


Picot Booties

By Kristen Mangus
GoodKnit Kisses 

Free Pattern in Picot Layette Set

Loom Knit

May 27, 2013



Loom- 3/8" gauge adjustable loom. KnittingBoard Sock Loom 2 used in sample. (AllnOne adjustable loom is also recommended)

Yarn: Worsted weight. Lion Brand Unforgettable color Petunia used in sample. Less than 1 skein.

K - Knit
P - Purl
FK - Flat Knit
Dcr - Decrease
St(s) - Stitch(es)

Picot CO 24 stitches in the round. Watch this video, after last peg in round knit peg 1 to connect. Row 1 will new start on peg one although it was just worked. Loom Knit Cast On: Picot Cast On  http://youtu.be/MdtQZm9wUE0

Row 1 purl
Row 2 k2,p2 rep
Repeat row 2 until reaches 1"

Heel section: short rows on 12 pegs. Wrap 2/3 of the 12 using short row technique.  (Use standard short row technique used for heels & toes) see video if you need help http://youtu.be/5e3J0fuYz-U PART 1
http://youtu.be/HDCtTqjDDPE PART 2


Row 3: FK
repeat row 3 until bootie measures 3 1/4" in length from back of heel.

Toe: Use Heel technique again then close with Kitchener stitch, Russian grafting or use decrease & drawstring method below.

Decrease by 4 stitches; adjust loom down as you go. It is suggested to place yarn on scrap yarn and adjust loom down, then place stitches back on and double peg that will decrease.
FK 1 row
Dcr by 4 sts; adjust loom
FK 1 row
Dcr by 4 sts; adjust loom
FK 1 row
Drawstring bind off
Weave in tails.

Make two booties.

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My name is Kristen. I’m an Interior Designer & knitwear designer as well as a YouTube Tutorial filmmaker & Video Host for crafts, knitting and more. My Loom Knitting tutorials are great for Knitters (or any crafter) who wanna try their hand and want to know how to convert their stitches over to the loom. Many do it to ease their hands/carpel tunnel or work faster. It’s definitely a growing trend for traditional knitters to take up or people who love crafting with yarn! My site is GoodKnitKisses or YOUTUBE. I also write and sell my own loom patterns on my ETSY shop and on Vivaloom.com  I look forward to meeting new people and sharing the love of fiber arts :-) -Kristen