Hobo Quilts: 55+ Original Blocks Based on the Secret by Debra G. Henninger

By Debra G. Henninger

<h2>Wrap your self in a duvet that tells the tale of the Knights of the Road.</h2>
Explore the attention-grabbing international of the depression-era hobo throughout the culture's hidden language of symptoms and emblems, all translated into unique cover blocks and projects.

Hobo Quilts comprises: • greater than fifty five symbols utilized by hobos to speak with one another switched over into distinct, never-before-seen cover blocks.
• step by step directions for over 20 wonderful cover initiatives utilizing the Hobo Blocks. venture issues comprise Mulligan Stew, Ridin' the Rails and Hobo Jungle.
• historic tales and photographs through the booklet that would offer you a glimpse into hobo culture.
permit Hobo Quilts take you on a trip to the days while railways have been the lifeblood of the United States, transporting items from urban to urban and wearing hobos looking for a greater life.

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The seam binding is applied before felting, since the two layers of the handles fuse during the felting process. LUNCH BAG CARRYALL 35 With right side facing you and working stitch by stitch, pull out the waste yarn cast-on edge, placing the live stitches that form the first row of cc A on the free straight needle. When all the caston stitches are removed, the tip of the needle containing the stitches worked in Row 10 and the tip of the needle now containing the stitches worked in Row 1 should be aligned.

A knitter and pattern writer, Cindy specializes in warm hands and feet with a wide range of hat and slipper patterns, and more recently, handbags. She has also created a sideline of handmade knitting needles and knitting-related humorous cards. The challenge of running her business out of her home is finding a way to separate work from relaxation. The knitting she once did to relax and relieve stress is now the work she does for a living. ” Preferring either loosely knitted, lacy styles or the solid, thick weight of felt, with no in-betweens, Cindy tends to knit to a fairly loose gauge, which led her to try felting items that turned out too big.

You now have 10 stitches 10 stitches 10 stitches ROUND 5 ROUND 7 ROUND 9 ROUND 11 ROUND 13 A CLASSIC CLOCHE 55 ROUND 15 *Knit 2 together; repeat from * to end of round. You now have CHILD A D U LT S M . A D U LT L G . 5 stitches 5 stitches 5 stitches Cut yarn, leaving a tail 10" (25cm) long. Thread tail through a yarn needle, and draw yarn through remaining 5 stitches. Fasten off. Weave in all loose ends on the inside of the hat. FINISHING Following the instructions on page 9, felt the hat. When the hat has felted as much as is desired, shape the wet crown into a dome.

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