Embroidering My Cat’s Portrait // Becky Stern

Embroidering My Cat’s Portrait // Becky Stern

Welcome back. This week I’m making embroidered patches to memorialize my late cat Beatrice. You could use this technique to create an embroidered patch from any image, really. I’m just going to walk you through the things that I did, but there’s a bunch of different tools you could use instead for each step, basically. […]

Circle Zig Zag Stitch – Doing the Stitch and Counting Stitches

For the circle zigzag, we use a square stitch to change the direction of our circle stitches. So, before trying this, you should’ve already done a square lanyard and a circle lanyard. Start by doing the starting square stitch and then do eight circle stitches. Now that I’ve done eight circle stitches, I’m going to […]

How to Knit Lesson 1 Part 8: Decreasing Stitches

How to Knit Lesson 1 Part 8: Decreasing Stitches

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