Knit HeartStrings

  September 26, 2013 

Little Beaded Pumpkin

From Barbara "This looks like a lot of fun to make. I think they will look wonderful as part of the centerpiece during Thanksgiving. Thank you, Jackie."

Get Ready for October's KAL

Hi {!name_fix} - Wow, the month is already almost over! There are just a couple more days to go with this month's Little Beaded Pumpkin KAL. How are you doing?

Did you notice that this pumpkin is knitted entirely in the round (even though it begins on just 2 needles for the stem)? Read about Thinking of I-cord as a type of circular knitting on 2 needles. This article also includes sections on
- The Simplicity of Working Rows to Make Rounds
- Pushing the Limits of I-cord
- Using I-cord as a Center-out Circular Start

If you haven't downloaded the
Little Beaded Pumpkin pattern yet, you can still do so from the Free Area of the KnitHeartStrings site no later than Monday, September 30. Be sure you are logged in with your KnitHeartStrings member username and password so that you will see a Download link to get the pattern free, rather than seeing a Buy link.

Preview of October's KAL pattern! Get a look at the cover page of the Beaded Crescent Neck Lace pattern that will be our October KAL. The complete pattern will be ready to download for free by all members on Tuesday, October 1. So gather your supplies and get ready to knit for October's KAL!

(Bonus for Premium Members: Get early access to the complete pattern now via the Ravelry Delivery coupon code in the premium area).

I will touch base with you in a couple of days to update you on the remaining articles in this month's KAL. Meantime, I hope you are enjoying making a little pumpkin (or have plans to).

Happy beading and knitting
! Jackie E-S

p.s. Will you be the winner for this month's September Prize Drawing?

p.p.s. As part of BOBBOL 2013, you get bit-sized tutorials, tips and techniques, along with a free pattern! Invite your friends and let them know it's a great deal with both Free Level and extra-bonus Premium Level memberships available at Please help me spread the word. Thanks so much!

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