Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - yarn - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 17:14:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Crochet Rainbow Coin Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Rainbow-Coin-Purse/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 08:26:31 PDT
Strung Out Maps! http://www.instructables.com/id/Strung-Out-Maps/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 21:54:36 PDT
Yarn Brain http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Brain/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 16:18:29 PDT
Make a Pom-Pom with a Fork http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pom-Pom-with-a-Fork/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:25:55 PST
Recycle Old T Shirts into Yarn! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Old-T-Shirts-into-Yarn/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:43:21 PST
How to Weave on a Frame Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Weave-on-a-Frame-Loom/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 19:16:20 PDT
Easy Knitted Gramma Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Knitted-Grama-Slippers/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:14:29 PDT
Make a Hat on a Circular Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hat-on-a-Loom/
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Wed, 29 Dec 2010 15:26:25 PST
Knotted Neck Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Knotted-Neck-Warmer/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:36:30 PST
Create Yarn Pom Poms Using a Fork http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Yarn-Pom-Poms-Using-a-Fork/
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 11:57:13 PST
Little Puppy http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Puppy/
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Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:33:06 PDT
Crochet: Magic Ring (Adjustable Ring for Amigurumi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Magic-Ring-Adjustable-Ring/
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 20:35:15 PDT
Minion Hat W/ a Mouth That Zips http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Hat-W-a-Mouth-That-Zips/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 19:54:37 PDT
Rotating Yarn Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Yarn-Holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KCQ0/GTJF2DXK/F3EKCQ0GTJF2DXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KCQ0/GTJF2DXK/F3EKCQ0GTJF2DXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KCQ0/GTJF2DXK/F3EKCQ0GTJF2DXK.SMALL.jpg bobcat1947 Easy to make rotating holder for yarn that allows the spool to be used up easily. It looks good and works beautifully. My wife was about to buy one online for $30.00 made of wood and with a mini lazy susan bearing set to make it rotate smoothly.  We decided to make our own and found the mini lazy s...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 09:11:36 PDT
Make your own Pom Poms! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Pom-Poms/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:26:29 PDT
Knitting Lessons: The Purl Stitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lessons-The-Purl-Stitch/
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:33:24 PST
Crochet stellated octahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-stellated-octahedron/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:22:11 PDT
Grass Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Grass-Rug/
Grass Rug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/XXNL/HWQN2D68/FXRXXNLHWQN2D68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/XXNL/HWQN2D68/FXRXXNLHWQN2D68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/XXNL/HWQN2D68/FXRXXNLHWQN2D68.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Because sometimes going outside and standing in grass is too much of an effort, make you own patch-o'-faux-grass rug that you can stand on right in your own living room! No watering, trimming, or shagging; its the best of both worlds! See how I crochet this awesome little patch! Note: Absolutely no ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:52:10 PDT
VHS Cassette Yarn Dispenser! http://www.instructables.com/id/VHS-Cassette-Yarn-Dispenser/
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:51:02 PDT
Spinning attachment for a treadle sewing cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-attachment-for-a-treadle-sewing-cabinet/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 15:56:40 PDT
Crochet Espeon http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Espion/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:37:05 PDT
Knit Coffee Cozy http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-Coffee-Cozy/
Knit Coffee Cozy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/PAP7/HTVIDXP9/F3WPAP7HTVIDXP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/PAP7/HTVIDXP9/F3WPAP7HTVIDXP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/PAP7/HTVIDXP9/F3WPAP7HTVIDXP9.SMALL.jpg momoluv In this tutorial I will show you something I do for a 'living'. And you can too! They make great money, so you can start selling them locally! Spread the word!!!!! Gather Materials 1- any yarn2- knitting needles3- felt square4- different color strings5- needles (thick and sharp point)6- patience ...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 11:36:35 PDT
How to Finger Crochet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Finger-Crochet/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 23:24:15 PDT
Duct Tape Yarn Swift http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Yarn-Swift/
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Fri, 29 Feb 2008 10:20:29 PST
Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Balloon-EasterHoliday-Eggs/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:31:29 PDT
Crocheted Hot Air Balloon Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Hot-Air-Balloon-Mobile/
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 17:30:37 PST
Bearded Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bearded-Hat/
Bearded Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/KI9M/HSL29ACG/FJOKI9MHSL29ACG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/KI9M/HSL29ACG/FJOKI9MHSL29ACG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/KI9M/HSL29ACG/FJOKI9MHSL29ACG.SMALL.jpg lakej Winter may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean the cold is.  This hat is a perfect idea for either men who have already shaved their beard they accumulated during the winter months and feel like they need a replacement, a funny gift for a friend,  or a hat for those cold spring days without h...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 21:37:12 PDT
No-Knit Scarf (Super Fast! Super Easy!) http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Knit-Scarf-Super-Fast-Super-Easy/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2009 13:32:00 PST
Magic Circle Cast On http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Circle-Cast-On/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 17:17:27 PST
How To Make A Simple And Fast Yarn Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Simple-And-Fast-Yarn-Ball/
How To Make A Simple And Fast Yarn Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/P3N8/HSBSMB7N/F95P3N8HSBSMB7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/P3N8/HSBSMB7N/F95P3N8HSBSMB7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/P3N8/HSBSMB7N/F95P3N8HSBSMB7N.SMALL.jpg ssherlockedd A simple, basic, yarn ball. For those who hate how yarn comes from the store. I'm sure there are many ways to do this, and this is my way. Use them to simply keep your yarn nice and neat, decorate with them, or use them in craft projects. It's all up to you. You Will Need. YarnYour hands The Ba...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 10:06:58 PST
Embroidered Conversation Heart Knit Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Conversation-Heart-Knit-Coasters/
Embroidered Conversation Heart Knit Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/AZLR/HQPQXCT6/F6EAZLRHQPQXCT6.SMALL.jpg bdickson1 Get ready for Valentine's Day by whipping up your very own set of Conversation Heart Coasters!  For more details see my blog JustBCrafty.com Materials: US size 8 knitting needles worsted weight acrylic yarn, white and V-Day inspired colors Knitted Heart Pattern yarn needle Knit the heart To make...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:05:50 PST
Yarn and Hot Melt Glue Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-and-Hot-Melt-Glue-Mask/
Yarn and Hot Melt Glue Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/ZANJ/HQIL66DI/FAWZANJHQIL66DI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/ZANJ/HQIL66DI/FAWZANJHQIL66DI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/ZANJ/HQIL66DI/FAWZANJHQIL66DI.SMALL.jpg Thinkenstein This is a new technique for making custom fitting masks out of hot melt glue and yarn.  The base is a head form the same size as my head, to make sure my head later fits into the mask.  (The base itself will be another instructable.)  Over the basic head form I sculpted clay to make the form of the ...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 18:10:28 PST
I-Cord Snake Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Cord-Snake-Tutorial/
I-Cord Snake Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/II5E/HQHH0PBQ/F6HII5EHQHH0PBQ.SMALL.jpg bdickson1 How to make Sally, the i-cord snake!  For more details see my blog JustBCrafty.com Here's what you'll need: - 2 US size 5 Double Pointed Knitting Needles - worsted weight acrylic yarn - scrap yarn for eyes, and tongue - yarn needle 1.  Cast on 5 stitches 2.  Slide stitches to the other end of...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:03:23 PST
Modular Glowing Handwoven Textile http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Glowing-Handwoven-Textile/
Modular Glowing Handwoven Textile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OLRR/HQ440NTE/FSHOLRRHQ440NTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OLRR/HQ440NTE/FSHOLRRHQ440NTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OLRR/HQ440NTE/FSHOLRRHQ440NTE.SMALL.jpg technoplastique This project should suit your needs whether you're looking to make a blanket for nighttime picnics, want a method of scaring away closet monsters or need a handy way to illuminate your life after the apocalypse. The weaving method is simple enough - a cardboard loom and a speed weaving technique com...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 20:12:31 PST
Knitting Lessons: Cast On Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-Lessons-Cast-On-Techniques/
Knitting Lessons: Cast On Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/RGM6/GH8AALRK/F0ZRGM6GH8AALRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/RGM6/GH8AALRK/F0ZRGM6GH8AALRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/RGM6/GH8AALRK/F0ZRGM6GH8AALRK.SMALL.jpg Carleyy All knitting starts with casting on. This creates loops on the needle which will become the first row of stitches. Here I present four cast on techniques which are the most commonly used.These techniques include: Single Cast On Longtail Cast On Knitted Cast On Cable Cast OnI recommend learning the...
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:29:36 PST
How to Make a Candle Wick http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Candle-Wick/
How to Make a Candle Wick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/JWAI/HKPX4SF2/FNHJWAIHKPX4SF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/JWAI/HKPX4SF2/FNHJWAIHKPX4SF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/JWAI/HKPX4SF2/FNHJWAIHKPX4SF2.SMALL.jpg sgfidlin Did you know that you can make a candle wick out of household items? In this Instructable I will demonstrate how to make a candle wick out of common household supplies.  Supplys -scissors -wax -pliers -cotton string Melting the wax First, cut the string to size. Then, melt the wax and soak the...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 10:11:46 PDT
Knitted Fingerless Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Fingerless-Gloves/
Knitted Fingerless Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/0UAY/HNT43L4R/FQE0UAYHNT43L4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/0UAY/HNT43L4R/FQE0UAYHNT43L4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/0UAY/HNT43L4R/FQE0UAYHNT43L4R.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I have been knitting since I was 11 years old (almost 50 years).  I asked my wonderful daughter-in-law want she wanted me to make her for her birthday. She requested “yoga socks” (that’s another Instructable not yet published).  While knitting these socks I came up with several ideas that were varia...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:26:14 PST
How to Make a Neck Warmer with Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Neck-Warmer-with-Buttons/
How to Make a Neck Warmer with Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/MF3P/GVXH7VLB/F63MF3PGVXH7VLB.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I’m all for keeping my neck warm.  I have oodles of scarves to prove it.  Yet none of them accomplished what I really wanted. Then one day, on pintrest, I found one that had a button to hold it close!  QED! (Greek for “eureka”, learned that in Chemistry my Jr. Year of High School.  If it is wrong, b...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 08:26:21 PST
How to Knit a Minion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-a-Minion/
How to Knit a Minion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/KIME/HN8281NV/FHCKIMEHN8281NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/KIME/HN8281NV/FHCKIMEHN8281NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/KIME/HN8281NV/FHCKIMEHN8281NV.SMALL.jpg Juanamac Everybody needs their own army of minions.... even if they are only tiny knitted stuffed ones. If you can weild a couple of knitting needles, manage a knit and purl stitch... and have a desire to rule the world... this should be a simple task. Materials Needed You will need: Size 4mm knitting ne...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:26:14 PDT
Fingerless crochet mittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Fingerless-crochet-mittens/
Fingerless crochet mittens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Q5YH/HMVJBCOO/FMMQ5YHHMVJBCOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Q5YH/HMVJBCOO/FMMQ5YHHMVJBCOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Q5YH/HMVJBCOO/FMMQ5YHHMVJBCOO.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I had been looking for a cute, simple, nice pattern for crochet fingerless mittens for a while, but all the nice patterns were knitting patterns. Now, I am able to knit, but I can only knit straight forward, reaaaally slowly. So, I decided to give my thoughts a go and make up my own pattern while cr...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:49:21 PDT
Natural Dye From Pokeweed http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Dye-From-Pokeweed/
Natural Dye From Pokeweed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/AVOR/HMVJ7FK7/F9BAVORHMVJ7FK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/AVOR/HMVJ7FK7/F9BAVORHMVJ7FK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/AVOR/HMVJ7FK7/F9BAVORHMVJ7FK7.SMALL.jpg Welsh Dragonfly This last year, I nurtured a pretty little weed in my backyard.  It grew and thrived and grew and grew until it pretty much blocked the door to the backyard.  I protected it from all attempts to cut it down because it was a pokeweed.  A huge, 5 foot tall majestic pokeweed.  And pokeweed produces p...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 14:23:23 PDT
Crocheted Elephant Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Elephant-Mobile/
Crocheted Elephant Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/L4DP/HJKBYDR4/F5RL4DPHJKBYDR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/L4DP/HJKBYDR4/F5RL4DPHJKBYDR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/L4DP/HJKBYDR4/F5RL4DPHJKBYDR4.SMALL.jpg tessalene This mobile was designed for a dear friend's newborn baby. With some creative guidance from the mother-to-be, I kept my design simple and decided to stick with one color of yarn and one crocheted animal. Any crocheted animal or object in any color (or variety of colors) would work great.  The eleph...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 12:15:58 PDT
The Knitting Pipe (now with 3D printing!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knitting-Pipe/
The Knitting Pipe (now with 3D printing!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/4CXR/HJKC6WA3/FLR4CXRHJKC6WA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/4CXR/HJKC6WA3/FLR4CXRHJKC6WA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/4CXR/HJKC6WA3/FLR4CXRHJKC6WA3.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Another step in the irregular quest for a French knitting tool that does not look über-girlie, this project shows how to make "French knitting" with a scrap of plastic tubing.  Making and using the tube makes a creative activity for the weekend - in an hour's work, you could make enough knitting pi...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 09:28:04 PDT
Dress Hack: Crochet Bodice http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-Hack-Crochet-Bodice/
Dress Hack: Crochet Bodice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/0Q6R/HIXKESPZ/F1T0Q6RHIXKESPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/0Q6R/HIXKESPZ/F1T0Q6RHIXKESPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/0Q6R/HIXKESPZ/F1T0Q6RHIXKESPZ.SMALL.jpg 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
First Beginner Crochet Project: Single Crochet Square http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Crochet-A-Small-Square/
First Beginner Crochet Project: Single Crochet Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/XP0R/GZKFY07B/FE3XP0RGZKFY07B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/XP0R/GZKFY07B/FE3XP0RGZKFY07B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/XP0R/GZKFY07B/FE3XP0RGZKFY07B.SMALL.jpg enuscher This is what I would suggest for a beginner at crocheting. Just start making small squares until you're comfortable with starting, ending, and everything between. Later these squares can be sewn together to make a washcloth, baby blanket, scarf, etc. Size doesn't matter. I would suggest using a hook...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 18:25:30 PST
How to Wind a Center-Pull Ball of Yarn by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wind-a-Center-Pull-Ball-of-Yarn-by-Hand/
How to Wind a Center-Pull Ball of Yarn by Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/EY2H/HFWSTEEC/F9UEY2HHFWSTEEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/EY2H/HFWSTEEC/F9UEY2HHFWSTEEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/EY2H/HFWSTEEC/F9UEY2HHFWSTEEC.SMALL.jpg LeafingLight I love the convenience of a center-pull ball of yarn as you're knitting or crocheting, but don't have a handy-dandy ball winder to make that happen. So, I use this simple method to wind up my yarn by hand.  Gather your materials. Gather your materials. With this method, all you need is the yarn y...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:08:55 PDT
Making my mittens convertible (flip-tops) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-my-mittens-convertible-flip-tops/
Making my mittens convertible (flip-tops) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/G7YZ/H8TTP0XA/FO2G7YZH8TTP0XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/G7YZ/H8TTP0XA/FO2G7YZH8TTP0XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/G7YZ/H8TTP0XA/FO2G7YZH8TTP0XA.SMALL.jpg lucylollipop When I was hunting for my last pattern for a pair of knit mittens, I wanted a pair of convertibles rather than straight up mittens or fingerless mittens. Unfortunately, I couldn't find any I liked... This is how I solved my pattern problem. You'll need: A pair of knit fingerless mittens (this time...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 14:36:23 PDT
How To Crochet: Amigurumi Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Crochet-Amigurumi-Basics/
How To Crochet: Amigurumi Basics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/61LV/H01NA7T4/F0S61LVH01NA7T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/61LV/H01NA7T4/F0S61LVH01NA7T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/61LV/H01NA7T4/F0S61LVH01NA7T4.SMALL.jpg canucksgirl Amigurumi projects are cute and fun to make, but if you don't know how to crochet, you need to learn the basics. In this instructable, I will show you How To: read a pattern, select yarn and understand the labels select the right crochet hook (conversion chart included) and, comple...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 20:38:33 PDT
Just Ducky http://www.instructables.com/id/Just-Ducky/
Just Ducky - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/1DP9/HAE69JXV/FY11DP9HAE69JXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/1DP9/HAE69JXV/FY11DP9HAE69JXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/1DP9/HAE69JXV/FY11DP9HAE69JXV.SMALL.jpg Yarnabees This Ducky is just adorable, you can crochet this in a day if you know the basic stitches and have crocheted before.  What you will need: MATERIALS: Crochet Hook Size G-6 Safety Eyes Size 9mm Vanna’s Choice Ducky (A) Vanna’s Choice Terracotta (B) Cluster Fluff-fiber fill 1 Blunt Needle Stitch Mar...
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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 19:52:13 PST
Love can be small: Show your love put in a small crochet heart. http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-can-be-small-Show-your-love-put-in-a-small-c/
Love can be small: Show your love put in a small crochet heart. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/RPZ9/HCV8NMA0/F6NRPZ9HCV8NMA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/RPZ9/HCV8NMA0/F6NRPZ9HCV8NMA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/RPZ9/HCV8NMA0/F6NRPZ9HCV8NMA0.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput This is my first own crochet design and I really want to share it. So, if you are looking for something you can give your valentine, why don't you try this? what do you need just the normal crocheting stuff - yarn - crochet needle - scissors  the chain Start with a slip stitch. Then, make a ...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 11:39:25 PST