Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - gift http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:13:32 PST BLOX v1.01 Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Mitten-a-mitten-for-your-mouse/
Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HADW/HO7XKSPQ/FPDHADWHO7XKSPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HADW/HO7XKSPQ/FPDHADWHO7XKSPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/HADW/HO7XKSPQ/FPDHADWHO7XKSPQ.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 As the cold weather comes, hands can get pretty cold even when you are warm at home. Staying in front of the computer for a long time is one of the activities that make hands colder, especially the one that you use the mouse with...I am sure this happened to all of you! Plus if your hands are cold m...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:53:04 PST
Crocheted Blessing Gown http://www.instructables.com/id/Blessed/
Crocheted Blessing Gown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/EPL4/HO2374KA/FEZEPL4HO2374KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/EPL4/HO2374KA/FEZEPL4HO2374KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/EPL4/HO2374KA/FEZEPL4HO2374KA.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I made this gown for my daughter right before she was born. I knew I wanted to create her blessing dress, but imagined I would sew one for her. I had never crocheted any article of clothing like this before, but with a little ambition, patience, and handy YouTube tutorials, I found myself holding my...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:11:04 PST
Dreadband, Hairband, Knit,Scrunchy http://www.instructables.com/id/Dreadband-Hairband-KnitScrunchy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/L4FB/HHJOC6HZ/FSLL4FBHHJOC6HZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/L4FB/HHJOC6HZ/FSLL4FBHHJOC6HZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/L4FB/HHJOC6HZ/FSLL4FBHHJOC6HZ.SMALL.jpg Rotkaeppchen  What you need: Dpns, 3,5 mm or 3mm, Scraps of sockyarn, 6 ply or 4 ply, elastic band, darning needle, safety pin Cast on 9 stitches, if you are using 3,5 mm needles and 6 ply yarn. Cast on 11 stitches, if you are using 3 mm needles and 4 ply yarn. Distribute stitches on three needles and join to th...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 03:46:56 PDT
Baby Owl Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Owl-Hat/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 18:11:49 PDT
Quick & Easy KNITTED FINGERLESS MITTENS http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-KNITTED-FINGERLESS-MITTENS/
Quick & Easy KNITTED FINGERLESS MITTENS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/A959/HAVGJXMP/FW9A959HAVGJXMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/A959/HAVGJXMP/FW9A959HAVGJXMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/A959/HAVGJXMP/FW9A959HAVGJXMP.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano Last year I knit a scarf for my niece as a Christmas gift.. This year she asked me to make her some fingerless hand warmers. This a very quick and easy idea I came up with.  supplies basic knitting skills yarn needles darning needle scissors  ruler Cast on cast on 20 stitches I used size 13 ne...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 15:37:16 PST
Easy Peasy No-Sew Breezy Yarn Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Peasy-No-Sew-Breezy-Yarn-Scarf/
Easy Peasy No-Sew Breezy Yarn Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OPRB/H9G0SCKU/FXEOPRBH9G0SCKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OPRB/H9G0SCKU/FXEOPRBH9G0SCKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/OPRB/H9G0SCKU/FXEOPRBH9G0SCKU.SMALL.jpg BigSkyCntry This colorful, multi-textured scarf is so very fun and easy to make!  Not only will you enjoy making several for yourself, but also as gifts for your friends and family.  Enjoy! Materials Yarn Scissors Measuring tape I have selected eight different textures and colors of yarns to make our scarf....
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:09:25 PST
Crocheted Size 10 Thread Cross Bookmark Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Size-10-Thread-Cross-Bookmark-Gift/
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 10:56:13 PDT
Transverse Cowl Knitting Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Transverse-Cowl-Knitting-Pattern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EOO5/GX5187NM/FSCEOO5GX5187NM.SMALL.jpg iamkeebler Guess what everybody... I wrote another knitting pattern!!! This one is also for a cowl, but it has a really nice diagonal pattern to it. It's a simple pattern that again is just interesting enough to make sure you don't get bored. The diagonal pattern is created by doing an oblique rib stitch. Wha...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 19:34:17 PST
Crocheted Love Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Love-Birds/
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Mon, 14 Feb 2011 08:41:16 PST
Quick Knits http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Knits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/9OOW/GJ289VE2/FMQ9OOWGJ289VE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/9OOW/GJ289VE2/FMQ9OOWGJ289VE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/9OOW/GJ289VE2/FMQ9OOWGJ289VE2.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Quick Knits is a collection of 13 easy projects you can knit up in no time!  Hats, scarves, dishcloths and mustaches - we've got it all.  Got a free afternoon? These simple projects are quick to knit up, and make great last-minute gifts.  All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by quic...
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:57:29 PST
I-cord easy mug-cosy http://www.instructables.com/id/I-cord-easy-mug-cosy/
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 12:13:46 PST
How to Crochet a Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Crochet-a-Drawstring-Bag/
How to Crochet a Drawstring Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/BXWE/GCJ0ZD6H/FDFBXWEGCJ0ZD6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/BXWE/GCJ0ZD6H/FDFBXWEGCJ0ZD6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/BXWE/GCJ0ZD6H/FDFBXWEGCJ0ZD6H.SMALL.jpg grooooovy This is a step-by-step tutorial which will hopefully get you through your project!  Uses for this bag might be: keep marbles, gum, coins, pretty rocks, beads or anything else small you use daily in this bag.  You could make a very large version, and it would be a backpack!  Personally, I find it an ...
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Sun, 8 Aug 2010 11:41:13 PDT
How to knit close-fitting fingerless gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-knit-close-fitting-fingerless-gloves/
How to knit close-fitting fingerless gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/HJHL/GB3W5EKK/FW7HJHLGB3W5EKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/HJHL/GB3W5EKK/FW7HJHLGB3W5EKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/HJHL/GB3W5EKK/FW7HJHLGB3W5EKK.SMALL.jpg plzsendchocolate I created this pattern for knit fingerless gloves after making many pairs using patterns out there, but finding none that "hug" your hand.  By adding a thumb wrap and using a ribbing stitch for the top portion of the pattern, these really fit like a glove should!   The pattern can fit a woman's sm...
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Thu, 1 Jul 2010 21:11:01 PDT
Last minute Christmas pin or ornament to knit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-minute-Christmas-pin-or-ornament-to-knit/
Last minute Christmas pin or ornament to knit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/N1UE/FOWZOA5Z/FKHN1UEFOWZOA5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/N1UE/FOWZOA5Z/FKHN1UEFOWZOA5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/N1UE/FOWZOA5Z/FKHN1UEFOWZOA5Z.SMALL.jpg stinkymum If you are like me you may have a "difficult" female relative (who shall be nameless) for whom you want to give a gift at this holiday season. You know, she is the one who says "I don't want anything - just a Christmas card!" In the past I have solved this problem by knitting her many scarves, ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2008 12:18:36 PST
Stripey winter throat warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stripey-winter-throat-warmer/
Stripey winter throat warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OL0I/FGQDKJZ9/FUJOL0IFGQDKJZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OL0I/FGQDKJZ9/FUJOL0IFGQDKJZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/OL0I/FGQDKJZ9/FUJOL0IFGQDKJZ9.SMALL.jpg fake_faux Wear this winter throat warmer as harbinger of blazer-striped, deckchair days and the promise of that elusive sun-drenched picnic in St James’s park being hustled by the Canada geese for your sandwich crusts or as an evocation of halcyon memories of melted, sunscreen flavoured ice-cream traumas of...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2008 08:43:33 PDT
Shadow or Illusion Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-or-Illusion-Knitting/
Shadow or Illusion Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/TKTG/FB11L2LS/FBNTKTGFB11L2LS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/TKTG/FB11L2LS/FBNTKTGFB11L2LS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/TKTG/FB11L2LS/FBNTKTGFB11L2LS.SMALL.jpg ERNesbitt Shadow knitting, or illusion knitting, is a process of knitting such that the finished piece has a hidden image only viewable from an angle. The effect is created by alternating rows of two colored yarns so that the raised stitches from one row block out the flat stitches of another row. The finis...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2008 18:14:43 PST
Lion Brand Challenge - Reader's Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Lion-Brand-Challenge---Readers-Wrap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/4AM1/FB10TGT0/FR24AM1FB10TGT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/4AM1/FB10TGT0/FR24AM1FB10TGT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/4AM1/FB10TGT0/FR24AM1FB10TGT0.SMALL.jpg MaggieBelize I knitted this Reader's Wrap for my mom's Christmas present ... and she is thrilled with it! She needed "a little something" warm to keep the chill off her neck and shoulders while she sits to read or watch TV, but that leaves her hands free. The patch pockets are perfect to keep her reading glasses...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2008 09:39:56 PST