Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Double Knitting Snowflakes Scarf 雪花飄飄圍巾

Winter is coming and I just feel like knitting some snowy themed scarf.

冬天即將來臨, 而我很想要織一條以雪為主題的圍巾.

I was looking for a technique which I can have the reverse side of the scarf to look as pretty as the front, no offense but I personally do not really like the look of purl stitch, then I came across this technique called "Double Knitting" which can fulfill my demand.
The best part of it is, I can knit both sides at the same time with a seamless edge, creating a double thickness and warmness for the cold winter, and also stunning motifs on both sides with contrast colors.
Double knitting is not something complicated, anyone who can knit and purl can do this, just consider this a level up as doing both at the same time.

我一直想要找尋一種針織技巧, 可以前後都一樣漂亮, 因為我個人其實不太喜歡上針編織出來的圖樣, 直到我找到這個叫作"雙面織"的技巧, 完全可以滿足我的要求.
更棒的是, 我可以同時間織前後雙面而擁有無縫邊緣, 織出雙倍的厚度過個暖暖的冬天, 加上可以織出雙面顏色對比的圖案.
雙面織其實不是甚麼複雜的東西, 任何懂得上針和下針的人就可以做到, 就把它當作是一個升級版, 因為現在需要的是同時上下針.

I've gathered different kind of snowflakes picture and transformed into the pattern for knitting. Then study the double knitting technique and done some research to find the best way to cast-on and bind-off for seamless edges, so that no bulky edges as in the common long tail cast-on or the knit-knit-pass-first-stitch-over-second bind-off method.

我收集了許多不同種類的雪花圖案, 再把它們轉換成針織圖樣. 然後了解雙面織的技巧, 和做了一些功課找出最好的起針和收邊的方法, 可以織出無縫的邊緣, 而不像一般的起針收針法會出現的明顯的邊緣.

This is the first try to design my own scarf pattern, the download link is available below. If unable to see the preview, just email me at changweiyun@hotmail.com and I'll send you the PDF file.
** FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY **
Feel free to comment if anything unclear.

這是我第一次嘗試設計圍巾圖樣, 下載地址在下面. 如果沒辦法預覽, 請寄郵件給我changweiyun@hotmail.com, 我會把PDF文件檔email給你.
** 只供個人用途 **
若有任何疑問, 歡迎留言.

DOWNLOAD PATTERN HERE~  在此下載圖樣~

I've made three videos in order to help out whoever interested in knitting this scarf.

我錄製了三段視頻, 希望可以幫助有興趣針織這條圍巾的朋友.

(1) Cast-on for Double Knitting Scarf 雙面圍巾的起針法

video


(2) Knitting the Pattern 針織圖樣步驟

video

(3) Bind-off for Double Knitting Scarf 雙面圍巾的收針法

video





There are multiple ways to wear this scarf, and I'm showing a couple of them as below.

這條雙面圍巾可以有很多種穿法, 下面我展示了幾種.

 


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46 comments:

Karen Lindsay said...

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful pattern and the very helpful videos. I'm anxious to give it a try.

Karen

Millsy Moo said...

I love double knitting and have been looking for a new project to try. Your first attempt at designing a pattern is absolutely beautiful! I'll let you know how I go :)

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely pattern and the videos, esp. the one for the Kitchener stitch. Although I have the instructions in my knitting books, the technique looked complicated. But your video shows how easy it actually is to do, so now I'm looking forward to using it with some of my projects.

Anonymous said...

Please please could you help me download the PDF or view the video. I cannot seem to find a working link. Looking forward to knitting this technique.

Anonymous said...

Would love to try this. But the MY PATTERN HERE does not have a link with it. Can't find the pattern...so sad!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this wonderful technique! I'm eager to try just the double-knitting part of it on my next scarf!

jenmaree said...

Wow, so beautiful! I will have to try this! Thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful work, I am trying this. Thank you so much for sharing.

Holly said...

Folks having trouble finding the link - it is in the right column, three below the blue box with all the flags in it (so the fourth category down on the right).

Anonymous said...

Thank you SO much! i've always wanted to learn how to do this! Your pattern is beautiful!

suzyb said...

You are a very good teacher. The video was excellent especially when it was hard to read what you had written. Great job, when are you going to do another??? lol Well done and I have just downloaded the pattern and am going to give it a try. Thank you so much for sharing.

Sas said...

You are an amazing designer and teacher!!!!! Your videos are fabulous. Can't wait to try this!

Joyce said...

It is difficult to read the instructions since they blend in with the colors on the video. She also does the steps too fast to be able to keep up with her while also trying to read the instructions that are hard to read where you have them.

Anonymous said...

Thank you SOOO much! I have been wanting for a very long time to learn how to do this, and I absolutely love it! My head is buzzing with ideas on how I will use this technique myself. Many thanks.
Lyn

shellajack said...

I have always wanted to learn how to double knit, and with your easy to follow videos I learned the process in a jiffy. Thank you for sharing the process and the beautiful pattern. I used to think that double knit would be extremely difficult.

Anonymous said...

Wonderful pattern and videos! Thank you for sharing your talent so freely. I'm anxious to make this scarf and learn a new technique!

Debora said...

Lovely pattern design and your videos are nicely done. for those who feel they go a little too fast -- just watch them again to catch everything. I found them to be very helpful.

cloudyland said...

First of all, thank you so much for all the knitters here that like my design~
I'm sorry that since this is my first time writing my own pattern and recording the videos, some of the steps might not be perfect.
For your information, the PDF download seems to be not working on Internet Explorer, but fine with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. This is the best way I found to attach the PDF, appreciate if anyone could tell me whether there is any other options.
I've also revised the PDF to bigger font for the instruction based on some comments.
Hope this helps!

cloudyland said...

The new uploaded PDF seems to be not loading, I've contacted tech support and hope this will resolve soon. Sorry for the trouble. Meanwhile, do leave me your email so that I can send you the PDF.

Anonymous said...

Lovely pattern that I look forward to trying. How do I send you my email address privately so that I can receive the PDF? I'm on Safari and not able to download either. Best wishes j

sosarahsew said...

I love this scarf and would really like to make one. I am one of those who has not had luck in downloading the PDF pattern. Thanks for offering to send it directly.

amchart said...

I too would love to knit this pattern. How can I get by e-mail?

cloudyland said...

Hi all, the download is working fine now, thank you again for all those who are interested in the pattern~

Lora said...

Thank YOU ! Your video's Were great they helped me so much and the scarf is beautiful ! The sides and ends have such a clean line it looks gret .

cloudyland said...

Thank you so much for your compliment, and it's great to know that the videos help!

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for the excellant instructions. I have printed the pattern and written the directions from your videos. It is going to be fun to try to double knit with two colors. I have double knitted with one color. This will be a whole new technique. :)

cloudyland said...

You are welcome, and hope you'll like the outcome of the scarf~

Anonymous said...

Would you please send it to me too. I love it do much. I'm a snowflake freak and your snowflakes are beautiful. My email is vaniawc@hotmail.ca

Anonymous said...

egiestemThis is so pretty. I have put at the top of my Winter knitting list.

Anonymous said...

Lovely pattern and i want to try,it's gonna be my first time in double knitting. I watched a program several years ago and they were teaching about a scarf in double knitting and the pattern have letters as well.Thanks so mucho for sharing, i like your videos as well.

Eunice

Anonymous said...

Great video for a double-knitting stitch project. Thanks!

Robin said...

Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful scarf. I had no trouble downloading the project, and I can't wait to try it.

Estello's Best Photography said...

A wonderful design, pattern and video! Thank you so very much for sharing it and allowing others to try it and see how it is done for free. It truly means a lot! I have always wanted to try Double Knitting but could not afford any lessons and found it hard to understand a written pattern. Your graciousness and generosity is so wonderful!

Thank you again, Colours of the Cloud.

P.S I also like the extra touch you give your Craftsy project photos.
KntMnstr

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for posting the pattern for your beautiful scarf. I didn't have any difficulties printing off the pattern but I am not able to play the videos, any suggestions?

Anonymous said...

Hi, i started my scarf and is my first attempt in double knitting but i don't like the way the edges look, is like a little knot when i try to twist it. Can you explain the way to hold both yarn to avoid that, coz i want something nice and even. Thanks again for sharing this beautiful pattern.

KatherineSpins said...

Thank you!!! I've been interested in learning how to double knit, and you've provided some wonderful instruction with your videos. I'll bookmark this for future use.

Anonymous said...

Thanks a lot I was searching for this a long time. I was just going to pay for a similar pdf course not so good as yours a lot of money. Thank you again because it is so simple to understand. I have the yarn to make it just now. I´ll send you and image of my new scarf when i finish it. Bye from Spain. Teresa

Fernanda said...

Beautiful! Thank you for sharing. I just loved.

Fernanda

cloudyland said...

Thank you all for liking this scarf!~

Wendy said...

Thank you for this beautiful pattern!

margaret said...

Thank you so much. I actually worked one like that bind off without even seeing anyone do that before, and was surprised to see someone else do it! One question, though? Normally, when you do the prep stitches for kitchener, you 'purl' the front, 'knit' the back and keep on. Why is yours reversed (you 'knit' the front, and 'purl' the back..)? Otherwise, the sequences are correct and the finished object looks amazing! Love your cast-on, too.

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margaret walker said...

wow i have found it .......so will soon be starting this ..my new project for christams xxx

Anonymous said...

Just wanted to say 'thanks' for the pattern and video tutorials. I just made a shortened version of the scarf for my 5 year old niece who loves the movie Frozen. I'm sure she'll be really pleased and some of her thanks should go to you!