Sunday, May 30, 2010

Search for Car Related Knitting Patterns

Living in a city, it would be very difficult to have a car. Even if I could park on the street outside of my apartment, snow emergencies would be crazy! I miss the freedom that owning a car would provide. (The only car I ever "owned" was my great-grandfather's '87 dodge, but I never had the title.)

I got to thinking... what kinds of car related knitting patterns are out there? I predict that I will find at least two categories of patterns, toys and functional items for a car.


Toy Car Knitting Patterns
  • School Bus - There are pockets under the windows so you can put little knit people on the bus! This is so cleaver and cute, it would make such a great toy for a young child.
Car Related Clothing Knitting Patterns
  • Jacket with Cars and Borders - This child sized jacket (cardigan) has little car and trucks running around the body. This is very subtle, you have to look closely at the pattern to see the cars and trucks. Colorful and fun. Would work well for dressing up your kid.
  • Cardigan with Cars - From the same studio as the previous pattern, this cardigan has larger cars that are immediately visible to the eye.
  • Jacob's Car Hat - This has the road running around the crown, and a flap on top you can put a traffic light on. You could use little car pins to drive on this road.
  • Trucks Sweater - This child's sweater has one large truck near the bottom front of the sweater. Adorable!
  • Trucking Along Bib - Seed stitch border, stockinette center, the trucks are made as a simple outline with purled stitches. This would make a good project for a beginning knitter.
  • School Bus Scarf -This is an elongated yellow school bus with cutout windows.
  • Keep Trucking Baby Cardigan - The three color truck is on the back of the sweater.
Car Related Home Items Knitting Patterns
  • Car Tea Cozy - I would call this red car a sedan, complete with registration plate!
  • Police Car Tea Cozy - This was made from the same designer as above (although they are published on different sites.) Blue lights on top. Maybe you could modify one of these two patterns to be a taxi cab.
Car Related Knitting Charts (These are sometimes shown as washcloths, but the chart of the car itself could be incorporated into other projects, or colors could be added. "Single Color" indicates that the chart could be knit on a washcloth with just knits and purls. )
  • Taxi - The chart even says "Taxi" in the middle. Single color, so could be done with K/P.
  • Truck - Single color, you could add a tiny logo or something to the side.
  • Garbage Truck - This is like the above truck chart, except it is large and there is a compartment that gives it the silhouette of a garbage truck. Single color.
  • Fire Engine - Ladder is included. Single color.
Knitting patterns for your Car
  • Car Seat Baby Blanket - There are many baby blankets that I have not included, because although they were designed with the car in mind, there is nothing that really separates them from other baby blankets. This pattern has a hole for buckling the seat! You won't loose this blanket!
  • Simple Steering Wheel Cover - Circumference is 46 inches. Garter stitch. This is a uni-sex cover.
  • Fuzzy Furry Steering Wheel Cover - This is a good way to use novelty yarn!
  • Steering Wheel Cover - The resulting knit object is shown on the wheels of 4 different car models. Also knit with fluffy novelty yarns.
  • Kawaii Steering Wheel Cover - 48 inch steering wheel circumference. The pattern also has recommendations on how you can keep it from slipping on a wheel.
  • Car Cozy - That's right. a CAR cozy... as in you put it ON YOUR CAR! I love the part where the pattern says "...quickly realize that this is too much knitting for one person, and invite other knitters to make cozy parts." It is shown on a VW bug.

Wow, I really expected that I would find a lot of toys. Unfortunately, there are not very many patterns available for free! I found great toy patterns that cost money, but that is not the purpose of my pattern searches.

I would like to give a shout-out to Keith, who inspired me to do this search.

38 comments:

  1. Hi I am looking for a pattern to knit a baby car seat blanket with the slots in can anyone help!!!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Larisa,

      What a good idea for a pattern search! I'll add this to my list. For now, why don't you try searching through Ravelry.com's database?

      Delete
  2. I am looking for a crochet pattern for a racecar blanket

    ReplyDelete
  3. I am looking for a crochet pattern for a racecar blanket

    ReplyDelete
  4. Top 8 Best Headphones for Glasses Wearers in 2019 – Reviews and Comparison. Beyerdynamic Dt770 PRO 32 Ohm shut Studio Headphone. Samson SR850 Semi-Open Back Studio Reference Headphones. Sound Technica ATH-M30x Professional Monitor Headphones. Sony-MDR1RNC Premium Noise-Canceling Headphones. best earpiece for glasses wearers

    ReplyDelete
  5. A significant part of this is guaranteeing your logo is right away unmistakable, not just for your business name or brand, which will come later, yet in addition as far as client having the option to immediately perceive what you are about. logo design service

    ReplyDelete
  6. outsourcingall.com "Usually I never comment on blogs but your article is so convincing that I never stop myself to say something about it.
    This paragraph gives clear idea for the new viewers of blogging, Thanks you. You’re doing a great job Man, Keep it up.
    outsourcing training

    ReplyDelete
  7. Very good points you wrote here..Great stuff...I think you've made some truly interesting points.Keep up the good work. knitting factory

    ReplyDelete
  8. thanks for the tips and information..i really appreciate it.. car dent

    ReplyDelete
  9. Yes i am totally agreed with this article and i just want say that this article is very nice and very informative article.I will make sure to be reading your blog more. You made a good point but I can't help but wonder, what about the other side? !!!!!!Thanks Diesel generator

    ReplyDelete
  10. Hey there! I know this is kind of off topic but I was wondering if you knew where I could get a captcha plugin for my comment form? I'm using the same blog platform as yours and I'm having trouble finding one? Thanks a lot!
    Cash For Cars Brisbane
    Cash for Cars Gold Coast

    ReplyDelete
  11. Thanks, foг ones marvelous posting! I genuinely enjoyed reading it, you miggһt Ƅe a great author. I wiⅼl made certain to booҝmark your blog and ѡill often come back sometime soon. I want to encoᥙrage yourself to continue your great job, have a nice evening!
    Cars for Cash Ipswich
    Cars for Cash Brisbane

    ReplyDelete
  12. The tutorial is very helpful for a first timer like me, by the way if you could have given a tutorial on creating a free website, it would have been very helpful for newbies like me.
    Thank you
    Cash for Unwanted Cars
    Places that Buy Old Cars

    ReplyDelete
  13. Great post. I used to be checking constantly this weblog and I am inspired! Extremely useful information specially the ultimate part :) I maintain such info much. I used to be seeking this particular information for a very lengthy time.
    cash for cars adelaide
    car removal adelaide

    ReplyDelete
  14. Wow, that was strange. I just wrote a really long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn't show up. Grrrr... well, I'm not writing all that over again. Anyways, just wanted to say fantastic blog!
    cash for cars gold coast
    car removal gold coast

    ReplyDelete
  15. It’s actually a great and also handy section of details. I am just fulfilled that you simply contributed this helpful info along with us.. Be sure to keep us knowledgeable similar to this. Thank you for expressing.
    cash for cars ipswich
    cash for cars toowoomba

    ReplyDelete
  16. We offer absolutely free car removal Gold Coast and take care of all the required paperwork. There is no point of paying repair bills of your unwanted car Gold Coast when you can make cash up to $9,999 | Car Removal Gold Coast | unique cash for cars provides excellent expertise in the areas of junk car removal, car disposal and cash for cars in all area cash for cars goldcoast

    ReplyDelete
  17. Our car removal services are free of cost. There are no unseen charges as so calm down as we don’t want to put you under any stress & We pay top cash for cars on the spot car removal brisbane | We buy everything from four-wheelers to eight-wheelers, including cars, trucks, vans, Ute, SUV, and all other vehicles of any make and model cash for cars caboolture

    ReplyDelete
  18. The more channels you use, the greater impact you will have. best ice scraper

    ReplyDelete
  19. Hello!!!
    You have stated excellent and accurate content, the address of one of my friends has been introduced to me. Sometimes I see your content, I really enjoy writing and you share very enjoyable and readable content.
    Good luck.
    If you are looking for more information about different types of cars in Sydney, you can visit our site
    scrap cars near me

    ReplyDelete
  20. This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I love seeing blog that understand the value of providing a quality resource for free. eibach lowering springs

    ReplyDelete
  21. Generally I don't learn post on blogs, but I would like to say that this write-up very pressured me to try and do it!
    Your writing style has been surprised me. Thanks, very great post.
    cash for cars toowoomba
    cash 4 cars toowoomba

    ReplyDelete
  22. Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is a really well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I will definitely return.
    cash for cars caboolture
    car removal caboolture

    ReplyDelete
  23. Windscreen replacements should keep exacting engine wellbeing guidelines. car windscreen replacement cost

    ReplyDelete
  24. To check the tracks on your tires, place a penny in the track mark. In the event that your tires are in acceptable condition, about 85% of the penny ought to be covered.kl auto glass

    ReplyDelete
  25. Similarly as significant as extra security, car protection is as essential and necessary to driving as the actual vehicle. Oklahoma Fake driver's license

    ReplyDelete
  26. What a thrilling post. It is extremely chock-full of useful information. Thanks for such a great info. car covers

    ReplyDelete
  27. The explanation behind doing this is that you are mentioning to a search engine what the connection is. Wat is leadgeneratie

    ReplyDelete
  28. Are you looking for top cash for your scrap cars? We are leading cash for cars Brisbane where you can sell your car regardless of its condition. We accept any vehicle of any age, any make, or of any model irrespective of the condition of your vehicle, we offer you cash for cars up to $15,000.Avail cash for cars brisbane north from us.

    ReplyDelete
  29. Acquiring cash to pay out the GMFV and keep the car as a rule gives you a regularly scheduled installment that is next to no less expensive than beginning again on another PCP with another car, so it almost consistently influences the proprietor into supplanting it with another car. paintless dent repair warranty

    ReplyDelete
  30. Here are the top benefits and advantages of renting a car. adana araç kiralama

    ReplyDelete
  31. Junk Car Removals is the best Cash For Cars Brisbane Up To $12000 With Free Car Removal Brisbane, Get Top Cash For Junk Cars, Vans, Suv, Truck in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Logan, Caboolture, Sunshine Coast, Inner Brisbane, South Brisbane, North Brisbane, West Brisbane and East Brisbane
    cash for cars brisbane
    Cash For Cars Ipswich

    ReplyDelete
  32. شرکت دکورچوب وارد کننده آلبوم های کاغذ دیواری با کیفیت بالا از برند ممتاز گرند دیزاین بوده و همچنین نماینده چندین شرکت معتبر خارجی و ایرانی در حوزه لمینت، کفپوش و محصولات دکوراسیون داخلی می باشد و مفتخر به تولیدات مرغوب ترین نوع لمینت پارکت و قرنیز، دیوارپوش و پروفیل پلی استایرن می باشد و در صنعت چاپ پوستر دیواری پیشتاز بوده است.
    لینک وبسایت

    ReplyDelete
  33. شرکت آسا تهویه سپند با سابقه ۱۲ سال فعالیت در زمینه تولید و تامین سیستم های تهویه مطبوع ، برودت صنعتی ، خدمات مشاوره و اجرای تاسیسات مکانیکی و تامین تجهیزات سیستم های مربوطه با رویکردی نوین آماده ارائه خدمات فنی و مهندسی می باشد. همچنین این مجموعه علاوه بر همکاری گسترده با شرکت های مختلف اروپایی ، توانسته است با کسب تجربه و استفاده از نیروهای متخصص در زمینه تولید تجهیزات نیز به پیرفتهای شگرفی دست یابد. در زمینه مشارکت خارجی در حال حاضر شرکت آسا تهویه سپند نمایندگی سیستم های مطبوع شرکتCMT در ایران میباشد. همکاران ما دربخش بازاریابی و مهندسی فروش شرکت آمادگی دارند با بازدید از محل پروژه و بررسی نقشه ها درخصوص ارائه خدمات مشاوره ، طراحی و محاسبات فنی و مهندسی ، پیشنهاد فنی و مالی مناسب پروژه شما را ارائه نمایند. امید است که با استفاده از کادر متخصص و مجرب این شرکت بتوانیم در پروژه های مختلف در زمینه تاسیسات و سیستم های تهویه مطبوع همراه شما باشیم.
    چیلر
    asatahvieh.com

    ReplyDelete
  34. Hello There. This is a really well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I will definitely return. Best wishes from the team of leading cash for junk cars brisbane company

    ReplyDelete