How to... do a circular cast on. (gathering the cast on stitches into a circle so you don’t have to worry about joining them to work in the round) #knitting #yarn

Teddy Bear - - Free Knitting Pattern - PDF click "download" or "free Ravelry download" here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/teddy-10

Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern Free I'm thinking I might try making this with the cable pattern in one color and the background in another color. Black and red come to mind.

Celtic Cable Scarf - This is knit but wanted to keep it as an example. Maybe when I get better at cables, I figure out how to do this in crochet.

tear drop pattern / Repeat Rows 2 - 13 Repeat From * End Row 1 R p1* (k1, p1, k1, p1, k1) in next stitch, p3 * 2 W * k3, p5 * k1 3 R p1* k5, p3 * 4 W * k3, p5 * k1 5 R p1* ssk, k1, k2-tog, p3 * 6 W * k3, p3 * k1 7 R p1* sl 1-k2-tog-psso, p1, (k1, p1, k1, p1, k1) in next stitch, p1 * 8 W k1* p5, k3 * 9 R * p3, k5 * p1 10 W k1* p5, k3 * 11 R * p3, ssk, k1, k2-tog * p1 12 W k1* p3, k3 * 13 R p1* (k1, p1, k1, p1, k1) in next stitch, p1, sl 1-k2-tog-psso, p1 *

"Mock cable" requires no twisting or special tools. Also reversible, so great for a scarf.

A Beautiful Knit Scarf (free pattern) | www.ladylifehacks.com