ARMBAND PATTERN (or make your own design)
This pattern is a bit loose and there is no need to get an exact width and height. Size it to fit yourself if you're not sure. We want sizes to be flexible to accommodate different sized persons.
Gauge: 4 stitches per inch
Cast on 20 stitches
Here's a few ideas for stitching your number:
Single motif pattern sample:
Number patterns for single motif:
You can also do the numbers in chain stitch on top of your knitting (or crochet) using an embroidery needle or crochet hook as pictured above in armbands 142-145 above. Some of them were stitched on the purl side. Tutorial link. If you are doing single crochet, you can do the numbers in cross stitch, instructions .
WE ARE NO LONGER IN NEED OF SUBMISSIONS.
Open call to bring disparate DIYers, Sunday sew circles, knitwear peddlers, and craft merchants of the micro-economies to the street. What will our loose-knit union look like?
1) Sign up for a number. See the >> "COMMEMORATE" link for the numbers left.
2) Knit / crochet / craft the armband. A pattern is provided in the left hand column... or make your own design.
3) Mail your armband(s) to 146+ Headquarters to be displayed in Cooper Union'sbefore distributing it to street participants.
4) Meet at Cooper Union Great Hall for 146+ armband distribution. Stand withwhile wearing a numbered armband to commemorate garment factory fire victim on March 25, 2011.