Instructables: exploring - living - craft - crochet - featured Sat, 30 May 2015 08:11:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make, and measure a Crocheted gauge swatch
How to make, and measure a Crocheted gauge swatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> CreatiKnit If making a gauge swatch before a project puts you in a panic…don’t worry, gauge is your friend! It will help you make all your crochet projects the right size!Simply put…a gauge swatch is a square you crochet, so that you can measure your stitches, that’s it!You might have seen a gauge requireme...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 20:31:40 PDT
Single Crochet Stitch
Single Crochet Stitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> kaitlyn5curtis Hi there! Crocheting is another great craft if you like to knit or sew. You can crochet scarves, hats, blankets, even pot holders. You will need yarn and a hook. Hooks vary in size and the smaller the hook (A, B, C, etc) will create small, tight stitches and large hooks (K and up) create large, loop...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:17:45 PDT
Crochet Big Kid/ Adult Legend of Zelda Link Costume
Crochet Big Kid/ Adult Legend of Zelda Link Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> halleyscomet520 Would you like to crochet a Link costume for anyone bigger than a baby? (those patterns are listed all over the internet) Well I did too, and there were no instructions, I didn't have anywhere to start, so I decided that if I could complete the project, I would post how I did it for someone else to ...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:12:52 PDT
Dr Suess Thing 1 & Thing 2 Diaper Covers
Dr Suess Thing 1 & Thing 2 Diaper Covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> crystals creations I had a customer order these but I couldn't find a pattern for them anywhere. So, as I tend to do a lot, I made up my own. They're super cute and I can't wait to see them on the babies they were ordered for! Happy Hooking!You'll Need:Crochet Hook : HYarn: Red Heart Cherry Red, I Love This Yarn Sof...
By: crystals creations

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:14:47 PDT
Mocchi Amigurumi
Mocchi Amigurumi - More DIY How To Projects]]> BeccadK A friend asked me to make this doll for her little boy. As I worked on it, I wrote down the pattern and took photos of the process so that other people could make the doll as well. This amigurumi is based off a character from the old TV show Monster Rancher. Mocchi is a creature that resembles mochi...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:04:19 PDT
Crocheted Beagle
Crocheted Beagle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Serodie Beagle Freedom Project is a mission to rescue beagles used in animal experimentation in research laboratories and give them a chance at life in a loving forever home. : this is an organization I feel very strong about. Materials Needed:Worsted Weight 4 ply yar...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:11:18 PDT
How to Finger Crochet
How to Finger Crochet - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan When working with a thicker yarn, you may want to try this technique of using your dominant hand's index finger as a crochet hook rather than an actual crochet hook. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to seamlessly utilize your good ol' pointy finger in creating chunky crochet stitches. Note: this ...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 23:24:15 PDT
Crochet Mask and beanie
Crochet Mask and beanie - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaguadaGear This mask and beanie I made for a 3yr old You and of course modify it by adding stitches to the mask and to the beanie. First part of mask -ch 23 and join in first ch to make a loop. ch 23 again and join in first ch again to make second loop. be sure not to twist. -HDC in first ch on first loop ...
By: MaguadaGear

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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:03:16 PST
Light-Up Christmas Tree Hat
Light-Up Christmas Tree Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Teisha Who hasn’t ever wanted to wear a lit-up Christmas tree on their head? It’s definitely an attention-getter and you’ll receive lots of comments at any holiday party you wear this hat to. So if you’d like to crochet your own light-up Christmas tree hat for yourself, a family member, or a close friend y...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 22:20:26 PST
Red Riding Hood Hooded Scarf
Red Riding Hood Hooded Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaguadaGear This is My version of a sweet and Simple Red Riding hood Hooded scarf. You will need to know how to do a slip stitch, chain, single crochet, double crochet, Front Post Double Crochet (FPdc), and a Back Post Double Crochet (BPdc). Shopping List I know the picture shows 2 skeins of yarn but I onl...
By: MaguadaGear

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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:58:20 PST
Geeky Crochet Hooks! Made with Polymer Clay!
Geeky Crochet Hooks! Made with Polymer Clay! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Geeky Crochet Hooks!  Made with polymer clay. If you crochet or know someone who does...and they are geeky... they will love these!  Great gift idea! The Elder Wand from Harry Potter Lothlorien leaf and the One Ring from Lord of the Rings King Arthur's Excalibur from Merlin/Arthurian Legend Sonic ...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 14:08:31 PDT
Farscape Moya Starship Crochet Pattern janawhitley You can crochet a soft-sculpture version of the spaceship/leviathan Moya from the sci-fi series, "Farscape." Moya is an organic starship, like Star Trek's Enterprise crossed with a sea creature. I am offering my pattern as a labor of love for the small, loyal fan base of the cancelled TV series. FO...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 06:17:23 PDT
Dress Hack: Crochet Bodice
Dress Hack: Crochet Bodice - More DIY How To Projects]]> VickieHowell The same Mesh Stitch often used to make things like market bags can also be translated into a cool (both literally and figuratively) bodice on a fabric dress. Here in the states, Target is a go-to shopping spot for stylish yet affordable wardrobe pieces. They've been pretty brilliant about staying ...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 21:03:08 PDT
Granny Square Hemp Coasters
Granny Square Hemp Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> thistleandleaves With summer fast approaching I was contemplating something I could make to bring in those warm, muggy days. My family cooks out a lot (we love our BBQ and pool time) so I immanently went to an idea for something to use in that capacity. How about some fun hemp granny square coasters? If you are fam...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 14:07:19 PDT
The Doilie Giftbag
The Doilie Giftbag - More DIY How To Projects]]> thistleandleaves While thinking of what to give my mom for Mother's Day to show how much I love her and how I could never repay her for everything she has done for me I was staring at a beautiful doilie she made for me years ago. I was struck with an idea! I have recently taken up crocheting doilies-feeling strong e...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 17:10:26 PDT
Crochet a Queensday ring
Crochet a Queensday ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> knitbitch What’s more Dutch for Queensday than a king or queen crown? That’s why I (the Knitbitch) decided to crochet a ring with a crown on-top. The ring itself is not too difficult, it’s placing the ring on-top without interruption the work that’s challenging. If you find that too difficult you can crochet ...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 07:15:00 PDT
"50"/Fifty Shades of "Crocheted" Grey to keep your hands warm - Vintage Inspired Hand Muff / Warmer with Detachable Flower!
"50"/Fifty Shades of "Crocheted" Grey to keep your hands warm - Vintage Inspired Hand Muff / Warmer with Detachable Flower! - More DIY How To Projects]]> lacrochetdiva Warm Hands = a Warmer Me! My hands are always the first to go freezing cold when it gets cold outside but when they are warm I am one happy lady. We've all seen Muffs before, I had one as a child and I see them occasionally appear at winter weddings. What I hadn't seen through my years of crochetin...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 23:55:18 PST
Lil' Kino the Puppy littleyarnfriends This little puppy is a custom request from my colleague, Kelvin. He asked if I could crochet a little maltese puppy that look like his dog, Kino. Lil’ Kino the Puppy is approximately 5inches tall and 4.5inches wide (13cm x 12cm). This will definitely make a very meaningful and special gift for all d...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 20:52:07 PST
Got a copy of "Creepy Cute" by Christen Haden? Make Link from Zelda! Geeky Hooker If you've got a copy of "Creepy Cute" by Christen Haden, you don't need me to tell you that it's a great book full of lots of uber-cute patterns that also serve as great templates for other critters! I took the basic head and body patterns in addition to the ears from "Nosferatu" and changed them u...
By: Geeky Hooker

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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 23:11:06 PST
Legend of Zelda, Triforce Pillow
Legend of Zelda, Triforce Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> russm313 In this instructable, I will show you how to make a Legend of Zelda, Triforce throw pillow using Tunisian crochet. Step one, gather supplies For this project, you will need the following supplies and materials: Supplies: Yarn bobbins Scissors Afghan, or Tunisian crochet hook Mater...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 09:56:38 PST
Crochet / felted / beaded Bag
Crochet / felted / beaded Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> dtrobert This was a project I did that included many of my favorite crafts! Crocheting Wet felting Pin felting Beading Sewing   Crochet bag   The first step is to crochet a bag using 100% yarn. Wool yarn is the most important part of the process because you are only able to felt natural fibe...
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 10:21:29 PDT
Yarn Covered Hangers
Yarn Covered Hangers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick So, you know all of those ugly wire hangers you get from the drycleaners?  What do you do with them?  Do you just use them and try to ignore their ugliness, or perhaps just throw them away?  Dont' do either!  Here is a fun and easy way to jazz up those old boring hangers! Supplies Now that you ha...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 21:07:09 PDT
Crochet and leather gym gloves
Crochet and leather gym gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> Libahunt I was in need for gym gloves because skin on some areas of my palms was getting pretty thick and peel off due to particular exercises. And gloves look cool ;)  Nice gym gloves cost a lot. I could have bought cheap bicycle gloves but who knows how much they would help. So the route of making was to b...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 11:45:31 PDT
Crocheted Hackeysack/Juggling Ball
Crocheted Hackeysack/Juggling Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> SelkeyMoonbeam I always find myself needing more juggling balls- a friend has "borrowed" mine and kicked it flat playing hackeysack, I lose one in the airport, I learn how to juggle more balls... Though you can make do and juggle nearly anything, I really like to juggle with nice, crocheted balls. And when you ma...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:45:20 PDT
Amigurmi Ladybug and Flowers
Amigurmi Ladybug and Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Reifflouise This is my first pattern so I hope it turns out well. I knew I wanted to do a ladybug and later decided to add some flowers. Its a fun craft and could also be a decoration. You can also just use the flowers for something you like. This is was made from various inspirations I found online and my imag...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2012 16:23:15 PDT
Crazy Chick
Crazy Chick - More DIY How To Projects]]> Moogieof4 This little Amigurumi Chick is only 3.5" tall from the tip off his toes to the top of his tufty head.  I designed this Crazy Chick to fit inside one of those plastic Easter Eggs (a bit of fun when he's discovered on an egg hunt!).  My plastic eggs are 3" tall and Crazy Chick fits in easily.  He's ve...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:57:26 PDT
Crochet Marshmallow
Crochet Marshmallow - More DIY How To Projects]]> serenajasmine Basic instructions on how to make a cute little crochet marshmallow.  This original pattern uses only two stitches so it's easy for a beginner! Enjoy! Instructions I used worsted weight yarn and a size H crochet hook Code: SC = single crochet Dec = single crochet 2 loops together Instructions:...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:32:12 PDT
Crochet White Kitten Doll : "Mao Mao" rebornng These are instructions for an adorable kitty with a seperate dress. She was based on a character from an old old tale, the matchstick girl. I hope you enjoy this simple tutorial! The dress is removable, but I highly suggest you sew the neckline of the dress to the body's opening to prevent the dres...
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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 11:07:33 PST
GOT MILK? Baby Shower Gift
GOT MILK? Baby Shower Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> mygibzone These are the perfect gift bundles for the next baby shower you attend. It includes a cow print nursing cover with a cow bag beanie & it's all bundled up in a milk carton carrying case. Perhaps you can include a cute note that reads, "For an udderly fantastic moother."  INSPIRATION My inspirat...
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Fri, 2 Mar 2012 17:26:34 PST
Sewing Daisies Kaffe Fusion Blanket
Sewing Daisies Kaffe Fusion Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> sewingdaisies Kaffe Fusion Blanket - by Sewing Daisies The 'make it up as you go along' blanket. Materials:     * 48x Charm Squares (5"x5" cotton fabric)     * Sewing Machine     * Iron     * Thread     * Crochet yarn/ Thick thread for blanket stitch     * Yarn     * Hook (size appropriate for your chosen yarn...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 23:02:19 PST
Cow Tipping, the Humane Way
Cow Tipping, the Humane Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> needlenoodles It's Saturday night and you're bored.  We've all been there: your friends have tried to float idea after idea, but nothing really seems to appeal.  Then, in desperation, someone says, "let's go cow tipping!" and you have a brief chuckle. ...but really, who has cows near where you live anyway?  ...a...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 23:17:29 PST
how to crochet bear hat free pattern
how to crochet bear hat free pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> jennyandteddy Make this cute crochet bear hat for your liitle one. This tutorial is easy for beginner crochet including photo step by step to guide you all the way to complete this adorable hat. Visit my blog for full tutorial. Size newbor...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:40:59 PST
How to Crochet an Amigurumi Owl
How to Crochet an Amigurumi Owl - More DIY How To Projects]]> sstine Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting or knitting small stuffed animals. Patterns for various different animals and styles can be found online and many are simple enough that a person with basic knowledge of crochet would have a wide selection of what they can make. These animals are often mad...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 16:40:10 PDT
Free amigurumi frog pattern
Free amigurumi frog pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> jennyandteddy Finish Size -Approximately 8 inch. more detail at head Let’s start with head Colour of your choice You will work from top to bottom Round1. Make magic ring and 8sc in ring (8) Round2. 2sc in each st around (16) Round...
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Mon, 2 May 2011 00:04:17 PDT
Crochet silly eggs
Crochet silly eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> zwijnie A fun little crochet project containing an egg, a chick and a robot. Made for the egg contest. So if you like it, give it a vote. What you need A list of all the materials you need for this project: 1 - Some yarn A ball of white yarn for the egg and egg-shell. Some yarn for the chick (use what...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 08:12:10 PDT
plarn betta
plarn betta - More DIY How To Projects]]> genuine mudpie make a plarn betta!  a tribute to Sushi the betta fish, my pet betta fish that passed away.  i used those thin translucent plastic bags from the produce section in the grocery store, partly because we don't get free plastic bags here in Toronto and the only plastic bags i have on hand are those pr...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2011 17:53:40 PDT
Amigurumi Paopu Fruit
Amigurumi Paopu Fruit - More DIY How To Projects]]> violentorchid I crochet this plushy out of acrylic yarn. Like most amigurumi, this was crochet in the round without joining. First I made a matching front and back piece. Then, I joined them while adding the points. My original inspiration was this pattern:
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 00:32:04 PST
Crocheted Fairy Wings
Crocheted Fairy Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fruppi Last year for Gen Con when Mr. Fruppi wanted to dress up as Captain America, he convinced me that I should dress up too.  After giving a lot of thought as to what on earth I could wear, I finally came up with the idea for these wings.  I eventually made a whole fairy outfit, but the wings are defini...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 20:35:16 PDT