Knitting home decor and decorating things with different knitted elements is quite often used in the works of artisans.
In order to give things a special charm and glamour, various needlework techniques are used.
The most common types of decorations are fringes and pompoms. Fringe completes the bottom of knitted products. It can be the ends of a scarf, the sleeves or hems of dresses or skirts. There are several ways to make fringe. It can be crocheted, but more often just tied the ends of long threads.
Pompoms are most often sewn on children’s hats or on hats of young beautiful girls. They also decorate scarves, handbags and hoods.
Pompoms are made of fur or yarn. Ready-made fur pompoms are sold in stores for needlework. At home, to make a pompom use special equipment and yarn for knitting. The color is chosen in the tone of the main product, but it is possible to use a contrasting shade.
Quite often instead of fringe or pompon knitters use knitted fur. They came up with several ways for different types of work. Especially charming fur looks on collars and cuffs.
Knitted decoration with flowers and embroidery is used for all kinds of clothing and accessories. Knitted flowers and embroidery are ideal for the elimination of leftover yarn, which in large quantities are accumulated in the house of every knitter.
To embroider finished products with beads or sequins, you need to choose the right colors and sizes for them.
Decorating knitted items with the techniques described above, will add a special charm to the most boring product.
Ideas for knitted decor are vast and varied. Things connected with their own hands can become great gifts for any holiday.
These can be crocheted souvenirs in the form of Christmas balls, snowmen or openwork snowflakes.
For Valentine’s Day knit charms and pendants in the form of hearts.
By Christ’s Day knit Easter eggs, funny bunnies, chickens and roosters.
Cute cushions in the form of hearts or cushions with a thematic jacquard pattern will please any mistress and create a special comfort in the house.
New Year sweaters with Scandinavian patterns are very popular. Of course, to knit a sweater is difficult enough.
More simple seem to be ideas for knitted gifts in the form of socks or mittens with themed drawings and inscriptions.