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DIY decor - Knitting Cactus

DIY decor - Knitting Cactus

Step by step :

How to make a knitting cactus pattern?

How to use an automatic knit?

If you want a decoration with the patterns "trend" of the moment, in this tutorial, Catherine blog Lili plays mum tinker , offers you to learn how to make a cactus pattern with an automatic knitting .

What is a knit?

It's a machine that will make it easy for you to knit a yarn without knowing how to knit! It is composed of a central tube in which there are 4 hooks on which you will hang a thread of wool. Outside, there is a crank. When you turn it, a knitted cord is created before your eyes.

With the help of an automatic knitting, you can create jewels, wall decorations but also customize a sweater or cushion. To you to create according to your desires!

Find our other decor tutorials for a 100% DIY and personalized interior and including a second tutorial to make a flamingo pink knit ... ideal to associate with the cactus!

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STEP 1

On a sheet of paper draw a cactus. It will serve you as a template.

To define the length needed, place a piece of wool all around the cactus and cut it.

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2ND STEP

Make a knit cord using the knit of the length of the thread cut previously while making sure to leave a few more centimeters for the margin.

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For more information on using automatic knitting, watch this video that will guide you through the use of this machine.

STEP 3

Cut the thread and close the knitting.

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STEP 4

With the aluminum wire, make the contour of the cactus using your drawing template of the cactus pattern previously drawn.

Be sure to leave an extra 1 cm at each end so you can close it later.

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STEP 5

Thread the knit on the wire.

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Hook together the ends of the wires and tie the ends of the knitted cord around. If there is too much knitting, remove a little bit then stop the stitches.

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STEP 6

Make a small pompon that you fix on the cactus.

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Your knit cactus is finished. To hang on a wall, you can use a bug ... Easy to do, easy to hang!

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Copyright Catherine Nauleau for Perles & Co - 2017.

All rights reserved. Reproduction, even partial, is forbidden without the author's agreement.

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