By Anna Hrachovec
What do a speaking doughnut, a crabby baby-kisser, and a lovelorn balloon have in universal? They're all voters of the candy-colored knitted global often called Mochimochi Land. Adventures in Mochimochi Land began as a suite of tiny knitted characters, yet because the styles grew they wanted a whole global in their personal, whole with knitted towns, knitted forests, knitted oceans, and most crucial, knitted neighbors! The booklet follows the adventures of a tiny knitted explorer, as he travels this unbelievably lovely global and uncovers its unusual yarn-based origins. For intrepid knitters, the e-book additionally encompasses a part with 25 all-new styles for the characters and props utilized in the tales. The styles use small quantities of yarn and beginner-friendly knitting talents and knit up quick for immediate enjoyable.
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Extra resources for Adventures in Mochimochi Land: Tall Tales from a Tiny Knitted World
Make a bigger hole if necessary using a hole punch. SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS PB Place sequin by inserting crochet hook through hole in sequin, hook next st off the left-hand needle and through the sequin. Place the st onto the right-hand needle without working it. This throw is a simple rectangle knitted in stockinette stitch in a beautifully lush medium-weight (aran) wool and silk mix yarn. The design impact comes from the large gold sequins (paillettes) that are knitted in to create a border as you work.
YARN FOCUS I chose this yarn because it contained just the shades I wanted: natural, earthy colours including stone, green, brown and rust. Because it is a loosely spun single yarn, I knew it would not be hard-wearing enough for a ﬂoor or outdoor cushion. Yarns like this are great for bulky-weight soft sweaters, but not for pieces that will get a lot of wear and tear. The solution was to felt the knitted fabric. This changed it completely; it lost its loftiness and became a strong, textured fabric in merged shades resembling lichencovered stone.
16 sts. Don’t hold back: vibrant, clashing colours will have the greatest impact for this project. indd 58 21/2/08 1:39:44 pm your yarn, your style! Rework this cube in shades inspired by a ﬂower garden: soft pink, lilac, leaf green and cream. Add ﬂower buttons for a pretty touch. Or use shades of blue, aqua and sea green highlighted with natural shell buttons. Sew the buttons onto the sides where colours change for added texture. Cont in this way, working 2 sts more between incs on every alt row and transferring to the circular needle when you have sufﬁcient sts.