Instructables: exploring - living - yarn http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:07:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Crochet Dragon Eggs with Baby Dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Dragon-Eggs-with-Baby-Dragon/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:45:47 PDT
Crochet Espion http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Espion/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:37:05 PDT
Hedgehog Cat Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Hedgehog-Cat-Toy/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:32:09 PDT
A Lil' Crocheted Bunny (Easy!) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Lil-Crocheted-Bunny-Easy/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:39:34 PDT
Red Schtrumpf Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Schtrumpf-Hat/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:20:50 PDT
Forgotten woolen shawl http://www.instructables.com/id/Forgotten-woolen-shawl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/1825/HTTMXL0M/FYJ1825HTTMXL0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/1825/HTTMXL0M/FYJ1825HTTMXL0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/1825/HTTMXL0M/FYJ1825HTTMXL0M.SMALL.jpg jelenamitic77 I crocheted this shawl a long time ago, and discovered it recently at my parents' home. I thought it was worth sharing it :) I used my mother's old woolen sweater to crochet this shawl wrap - first I unraveled the sweater and then started crocheting following a pattern from a local magazine. The sh...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:53:20 PDT
Cute Little Spring Bunnies (Crochet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Little-Spring-Bunnies-Crochet/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:40:57 PDT
Portable Crochet Hook Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Crochet-Hook-Case/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:47:15 PDT
Knitted Blanket Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Blanket-Buddy/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 02:55:17 PDT
Baby Pie Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Pie-Hat/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:22:31 PDT
Crochet Shamrock Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Shamrock-Garland/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 06:48:24 PDT
Mass Effect Crochet: Liara T'Soni and Glyph http://www.instructables.com/id/Mass-Effect-Crochet-Liara-TSoni-and-Glyph/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 06:10:28 PDT
Invisible begining in round crochet http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-begining-in-round-crochet/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:27:59 PDT
Bearded Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bearded-Hat/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 21:37:12 PDT
Ragdoll Wig For Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Ragdoll-Wig-For-Cat/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 16:07:32 PDT
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/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 10:06:58 PST
Mario Mushroom Crochet http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Mushroom-Crochet/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 06:22:05 PST
Infinity Scarf on a Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Scarf-on-a-Loom/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:30:58 PST
Crochet Medals http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Medals/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:58:01 PST
Super Easy Ruffle Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Ruffle-Scarf/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:27:27 PST
Hard Slipper Soles http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Slipper-Soles/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:50:00 PST
Easy DIY "No Mess" Easter Grass http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-No-Mess-Easter-Grass/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/VLFU/HRPSY066/FROVLFUHRPSY066.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/VLFU/HRPSY066/FROVLFUHRPSY066.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/VLFU/HRPSY066/FROVLFUHRPSY066.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie I have a confession…  Easter is not one of my favorite holidays. That plastic grass gets everywhere, people give my child copious amounts of sugar, that plastic grass gets everywhere, I am Buddhist so we are not church-goers so it seems silly to do the dressing up thing, and did I mention that plast...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 14:36:04 PST
Crochet Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Roses/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:02:18 PST
Arrow Granny Square http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-Granny-Square/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 06:15:21 PST
Crochet Valentines Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Valentines-Heart/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:10:46 PST
Arm Knit An Infinity Scarf In 30 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arm-Knit-An-Infinity-Scarf-In-30-Minutes/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 11:55:32 PST
Weaving a Yarn Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-a-Yarn-Basket/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:44:22 PST
Embroidered Conversation Heart Knit Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Conversation-Heart-Knit-Coasters/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:05:50 PST
Belts,Bangles and more- Knotting to making! http://www.instructables.com/id/Belts-Bangles-and-more-From-knotting-to-making/
Belts,Bangles and more- Knotting to making! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/7BUU/HRTKIJD9/FBY7BUUHRTKIJD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/7BUU/HRTKIJD9/FBY7BUUHRTKIJD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/7BUU/HRTKIJD9/FBY7BUUHRTKIJD9.SMALL.jpg m bedi Well, to begin with you need paracord, ofcourse!  Rest of the material required depends on what you are making :) Know the knots.. Any product you would want to make will be made by a combination of these knots (attached along). I have created separate sheets for each knot for the ease of underst...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:17:42 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
Sweater for Mr. Turtle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweater-for-Mr-Turtle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/8R8B/HPZLLOFW/F3U8R8BHPZLLOFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/8R8B/HPZLLOFW/F3U8R8BHPZLLOFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/8R8B/HPZLLOFW/F3U8R8BHPZLLOFW.SMALL.jpg shyanna05 I made this sweater for my little brother as a Christmas gift. It was a hit! I did not have a sewing machine at the time (I ended up getting one for Christmas), so I crocheted one instead. Without a pattern, and as a newbie to crochet, I expected this to be a difficult task. I just started it out li...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 14:43:37 PST
Basic Amigurumi Rabbit http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Amigurumi-Rabbit/
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By: knitbitch

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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 09:27:18 PST
Knit cables! http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-cables/
Knit cables! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G9QD/HPZ0VLDU/FJ4G9QDHPZ0VLDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G9QD/HPZ0VLDU/FJ4G9QDHPZ0VLDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G9QD/HPZ0VLDU/FJ4G9QDHPZ0VLDU.SMALL.jpg plzsendchocolate The intention of this instructable is to explain how to perform the cable stitches of a specific knitting pattern: Lion Brand Yarn Covetable Cable Scarf. This pattern was the first one I ever tried knitting cables, and I thought I would share a link to the free pattern and instructions on how to use...
By: plzsendchocolate

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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 22:33:49 PST
Tensioned Lazy Kate with Yarn Guides http://www.instructables.com/id/Tensioned-Lazy-Kate-with-Yarn-Guides/
Tensioned Lazy Kate with Yarn Guides - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/IHJ1/HPWQT6RA/FX4IHJ1HPWQT6RA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/IHJ1/HPWQT6RA/FX4IHJ1HPWQT6RA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/IHJ1/HPWQT6RA/FX4IHJ1HPWQT6RA.SMALL.jpg TheExterminatingDalek 2013 saw our household being slowly taken over by sheep.  First their fluff arrived in the form of coloured balls of knitting wool, which grew to fill bags and boxes, with a constant clicking of needles as everyone in the family (except me) not only took up knitting but practiced the craft as far as...
By: TheExterminatingDalek

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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 08:52:20 PST
Fillet Crochet Glasses Case From Cleaning Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Fillet-Crochet-Glasses-Case-From-Cleaning-Cloth/
Fillet Crochet Glasses Case From Cleaning Cloth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/B5VL/HPRIE58E/FICB5VLHPRIE58E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/B5VL/HPRIE58E/FICB5VLHPRIE58E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/B5VL/HPRIE58E/FICB5VLHPRIE58E.SMALL.jpg klilise Clean and carry glasses case made from a cleaning cloth and fillet crotchetMaterials:Cleaning cloth for glassesMatching threadNeedle safety pin and scissorsyarn, medium to large ball of fingering, sport or baby weight (Picture shows half the amount of yarn needed-it took two balls that size of lefto...
By: klilise

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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:40:07 PST
How To Loom Knit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Loom-Knit/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 19:52:01 PST
Colored PET with patented master batch http://www.instructables.com/id/Colored-PET-with-patented-master-batch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AZZT/HPL6CVCM/FT6AZZTHPL6CVCM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AZZT/HPL6CVCM/FT6AZZTHPL6CVCM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AZZT/HPL6CVCM/FT6AZZTHPL6CVCM.SMALL.jpg ednegola We made a master batch. When 10% was added to an extrusion of fiber, we were able to dye it at low temperatures.  This is important because it usually takes a pressure dye machine to apply this type of color.  We now save 70% of the energy used to dye fiber and we use material recovered from waste b...
By: ednegola

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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 08:41:13 PST
Mini Santa Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Santa-Hat/
Mini Santa Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/MTIK/HP5ZC2NW/FH6MTIKHP5ZC2NW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/MTIK/HP5ZC2NW/FH6MTIKHP5ZC2NW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/MTIK/HP5ZC2NW/FH6MTIKHP5ZC2NW.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs Perfect for a Christmas party! Step 1 ch 2 3 sc in 1st st Step 2 1 Sc in each st around for 4 rows Step 3 2 sc in each st for 1 row Step 4 1 sc in each st around for 3  rows  Step 5 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st Repeat for 1 row Step 6 1 sc in each st around for 1 row Step 7...
By: heatherluvs

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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:16:21 PST
Stocking Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Stocking-Earrings/
Stocking Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/T5N5/HP0CMN1I/FAVT5N5HP0CMN1I.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs These mini stocking earrings are perfect for bringing the holiday spEARit to a Christmas party this Christmas. Step one Ch 6 1 DC in 2nd ch from hook DC 1 in each of next 3 st Step 2 Ch 2 1 DC in each of next 2 st Step 3 Ch 1 Sc in each of next 2 st Fasten off leaving a small loop Step 3...
By: heatherluvs

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:03:22 PST
Crochet Heart Money Locket http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Heart-Money-Locket/
Crochet Heart Money Locket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/7Q8C/HP0CRIXD/F1H7Q8CHP0CRIXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/7Q8C/HP0CRIXD/F1H7Q8CHP0CRIXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/7Q8C/HP0CRIXD/F1H7Q8CHP0CRIXD.SMALL.jpg heatherluvs Perfect place to stash your money when you're without a purse or wallet. What you'll need 2 different colors of yarn Crochet hook Tapestry needle Scissors Heart: Row 1 Ch 2,  SC 12 in 2nd ch from hook Join with sl st Row 2 Ch 2 1 DC in next 2 st DC 5 in next st skip next st sl st in next ...
By: heatherluvs

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:07:45 PST
Easy crochet bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crochet-bag/
Easy crochet bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/1ZSC/HOHYHZGS/FDA1ZSCHOHYHZGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/1ZSC/HOHYHZGS/FDA1ZSCHOHYHZGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/1ZSC/HOHYHZGS/FDA1ZSCHOHYHZGS.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput This bag is inspired by a bag I saw at my local craft story. When I got home I immediately searched my big crocheting hook and my t-shirt yarn and started crocheting! This project is really easy, if you have never crochet before this may just be that first time! Materials To make one bag you wil...
By: emilyvanleemput

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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 05:47:01 PST
Gathered Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Gathered-Hat/
Gathered Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/AA9G/HOHYCTOM/F3OAA9GHOHYCTOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/AA9G/HOHYCTOM/F3OAA9GHOHYCTOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/AA9G/HOHYCTOM/F3OAA9GHOHYCTOM.SMALL.jpg 786Ayesha Here is my  first knitted  hat for this cold winter..A very big thank you to all the instructable members who had posted some nice projects for the biginners.Double thanks to  those who had posted videos which was much more easier to learn. I spent hours sitting in front of the computer with my knit...
By: 786Ayesha

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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 14:00:00 PST
Crochet Tissue Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Pouch/
Crochet Tissue Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/EZ1S/HOHYMVI1/FJNEZ1SHOHYMVI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/EZ1S/HOHYMVI1/FJNEZ1SHOHYMVI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/EZ1S/HOHYMVI1/FJNEZ1SHOHYMVI1.SMALL.jpg 786Ayesha Crochet and knitting is some thing that I have been always wanting to learn.I found so many nice Ibles explaining for the biginners.I kept on viewing and watching the videos over and over again and tried  out for months,made so many mistakes and was so frustrating at the biginning and finally learnt...
By: 786Ayesha

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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:54:19 PST
Doctor Who Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Scarf/
Doctor Who Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/OQCE/HO7XKVIR/F98OQCEHO7XKVIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/OQCE/HO7XKVIR/F98OQCEHO7XKVIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/OQCE/HO7XKVIR/F98OQCEHO7XKVIR.SMALL.jpg davidwise4 As a doctor who fan you may want (need) tom bakers scarf, i certainly did. I was looking online and didn't want to pay for it. I found it cheaper to buy the supplies and so it myself and it's a bit of an accomplishment. Enjoy Gather Your Supplies For this project you are going to need -a set of s...
By: davidwise4

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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 11:11:23 PST
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
Crochet Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 14:03:41 PST
Fuzzy Crochet Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuzzy-Crochet-Bags/
Fuzzy Crochet Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/VQFM/HO7XQESN/FC4VQFMHO7XQESN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/VQFM/HO7XQESN/FC4VQFMHO7XQESN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/VQFM/HO7XQESN/FC4VQFMHO7XQESN.SMALL.jpg loangb These fuzzy chalk bags are all constructed basically the same.  The instructions will detail  mostly the red elmo bag, but there will be short instructions for creating the detail on the other 3 at the end as well. These were created as chalk bags but I have added a zipper and long purse straps (in...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 18:24:32 PST
Knitted Skull and Bones Hat for Toddler http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Skull-and-Bones-Hat-for-Toddler/
Knitted Skull and Bones Hat for Toddler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/4RCC/HO7X2CGI/FYY4RCCHO7X2CGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/4RCC/HO7X2CGI/FYY4RCCHO7X2CGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/4RCC/HO7X2CGI/FYY4RCCHO7X2CGI.SMALL.jpg ChewChoo It's a great pattern for someone who is just learning how to knit using the Fair Isle Style, and perfect for tots who's parents like alternative fashion. :) Pattern, Materials and Notes This pattern is adapted from Patricia Lillie Knits. When carrying your colours over be sure to carry them loose...
By: ChewChoo

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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:51:47 PST
How To Where A Really Long Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Where-A-Really-Long-Scarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/86NF/HO7XFJIN/F4U86NFHO7XFJIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/86NF/HO7XFJIN/F4U86NFHO7XFJIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/86NF/HO7XFJIN/F4U86NFHO7XFJIN.SMALL.jpg WinniethePoohdle I knitted this scarf with my very own hands and needles.I bet your wondering how did I wear a 11 foot 2 inches scarf when I'm not even 5 feet yet? I make a bow tie! So if for some odd reason you have a ridiculously long scarf make a bow tie it's a lot less itchy than wrapping them around your neck ...
By: WinniethePoohdle

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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:39:25 PST