Instructables: exploring - living - crochet - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:37:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
Baby Pie Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Pie-Hat/
Baby Pie Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/Z2N5/HSRZGIJM/F58Z2N5HSRZGIJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/Z2N5/HSRZGIJM/F58Z2N5HSRZGIJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/Z2N5/HSRZGIJM/F58Z2N5HSRZGIJM.SMALL.jpg lakej A less messy way for a baby to wear their pie.  This hat has a hat crown diameter of 5 inches and a height of 7 inches. It should fit a baby around 5-6 months.  Stitches- double crochet, chain, bobble, slip stitch, joining colors Size hook- 5.50 mm  Yarn colors- red and light brown Other- scissors a...
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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
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/
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
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Remove-Fabric-Pills/
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie A simple how-to for removing pills on your favorite sweater or piece of clothing with tools you already have at home. Clothes of all types, sizes, shapes, and fibers have pilled for all of time and will continue to pill into the future. While it's true that some sweaters or other woven garments tak...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 09:26:11 PST
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
Mario Mushroom Crochet http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Mushroom-Crochet/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 06:22:05 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
Crochet Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Roses/
Crochet Roses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/M5AT/HRKQXFMV/FYIM5ATHRKQXFMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/M5AT/HRKQXFMV/FYIM5ATHRKQXFMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/M5AT/HRKQXFMV/FYIM5ATHRKQXFMV.SMALL.jpg kayalishous These little roses are perfect for adding to hair clips, bags, or anything else you can think of. They are made in two parts and stitched together, or you can forgo the leaf and just have the flower. Materials Here is a list of the things you will need.Crochet Cotton ( in red and green)Size...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:02:18 PST
Arrow Granny Square http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-Granny-Square/
Arrow Granny Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/T4WE/HR9V9AHV/FAFT4WEHR9V9AHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/T4WE/HR9V9AHV/FAFT4WEHR9V9AHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/T4WE/HR9V9AHV/FAFT4WEHR9V9AHV.SMALL.jpg kayalishous This is the first in what I hope to be many granny square style designs. I love making granny squares because you can use whatever you have on hand. With projects like these it is more about the pattern than the materials you use so don't worry if yours is a little different. Use whatever you want t...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 06:15:21 PST
Crochet Bow Necklace Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Bow-Necklace-Tutorial/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 18:10:46 PST
Crochet Dog Sweater from Old Socks http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Dog-Sweater-from-Old-Socks/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 20:15:23 PST
Fillet Crochet Glasses Case From Cleaning Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Fillet-Crochet-Glasses-Case-From-Cleaning-Cloth/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:40:07 PST
Manly Knits http://www.instructables.com/id/Manly-Knits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/XOXR/GJQEIA6X/FUCXOXRGJQEIA6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/XOXR/GJQEIA6X/FUCXOXRGJQEIA6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/XOXR/GJQEIA6X/FUCXOXRGJQEIA6X.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Real men knit.  "Manly Knits" is your guide to real manly knitting ideas.  Whether the term "cast-on" is foreign to you, or you're ready to knit up a full-on skull balaclava, we've got great ideas to inspire your next project.  Knit yourself a Steve Zissou hat, a giant moustache, a beard warmer, and...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:56:54 PST
Crochet Mask and beanie http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Mask/
Crochet Mask and beanie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:03:16 PST
Light-Up Christmas Tree Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Christmas-Tree-Hat/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 22:20:26 PST
The 'easy challenge' Chain Mail Snood http://www.instructables.com/id/The-easy-challenge-Chain-Mail-Snood/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 18:06:12 PST
Easy crochet bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crochet-bag/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 05:47:01 PST
Crochet Tissue Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Pouch/
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:54:19 PST
Red Riding Hood Hooded Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Ridding-Hood-Hooded-Scarf/
Red Riding Hood Hooded Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DL6X/HOHYI8SP/F96DL6XHOHYI8SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DL6X/HOHYI8SP/F96DL6XHOHYI8SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DL6X/HOHYI8SP/F96DL6XHOHYI8SP.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:58:20 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/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 18:24:32 PST
Doily Flap Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Doily-Flap-Pouch/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 15:38:53 PST
Reindeer Napkin Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Reindeer-Napkin-Ring/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 10:15:40 PST
Crocheted Candy Cane http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Candy-Cane/
Crocheted Candy Cane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/U5NT/HO22Z7ZC/FXYU5NTHO22Z7ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/U5NT/HO22Z7ZC/FXYU5NTHO22Z7ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/U5NT/HO22Z7ZC/FXYU5NTHO22Z7ZC.SMALL.jpg indywave Happy holidays everyone! So the holidays are coming up and I wanted to share these fast,cute and easy candy canes and you can put them on you christmas tree hand them out as gifts and so on. Please leave a comment on what your going to use your candy canes for. What Y'all Need You will needSico...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 05:59:17 PST
Crochet Haunted House http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Haunted-House/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:25:47 PDT
Crochet Flower Wreath! http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Flower-Wreath/
Crochet Flower Wreath! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/DBBC/HN46IU4U/FVZDBBCHN46IU4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/DBBC/HN46IU4U/FVZDBBCHN46IU4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/DBBC/HN46IU4U/FVZDBBCHN46IU4U.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Make a gorgeous crocheted wreath! Supplies You'll need yarn and a crochet hook! I used the bon-bon package on the right...all 8 of those mini skeins to make my wreath. I also used a bright green ball of yarn...just for chain stitching. For the hook, I used a J. I'm not the expert at explaining...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:14:56 PDT
Crochet Pumpkin Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Pumpkin-Earrings/
Crochet Pumpkin Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/5KSA/HN4ZZI7S/FX35KSAHN4ZZI7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/5KSA/HN4ZZI7S/FX35KSAHN4ZZI7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/5KSA/HN4ZZI7S/FX35KSAHN4ZZI7S.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 These nice earrings are very fast to make and I am sure that you will be able to make them even if you are a beginner at crocheting! I believe that there is something extremely cute about miniatures, the smaller they are, the more special. I thought that one of the most perfect ways to show miniatu...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:59:24 PDT
Crocheted, Crochet Hook Storage Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Crochet-Hook-Storage-Case/
Crocheted, Crochet Hook Storage Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/MZOC/HCB8QAXY/F2QMZOCHCB8QAXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/MZOC/HCB8QAXY/F2QMZOCHCB8QAXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/MZOC/HCB8QAXY/F2QMZOCHCB8QAXY.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall Recently, I found a pattern of an Aluminum Crochet Hook Case here:  http://web.archive.org/web/20010820230737/members.aol.com/lffunt/alhookcase.htm., by Priscilla Hewitt.  It made me really happy.  Only one problem, none of my hooks would fit into pockets as narrow of the ones in this pattern.  I ...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:46:19 PDT
Crochet Ring Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Ring-Coasters/
Crochet Ring Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/D8GD/HMVJBNTW/FS7D8GDHMVJBNTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/D8GD/HMVJBNTW/FS7D8GDHMVJBNTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/D8GD/HMVJBNTW/FS7D8GDHMVJBNTW.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 As a daughter of an ex-upholsterer, I have upholstery stuff all over the house. Some are still in pretty big quantities, like curtain rings.  I believe that there are many things that can be done with rings, one of the things that came to my mind right away was coasters! My problem was: how can I ke...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:00:41 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
Geeky Crochet Hooks! Made with Polymer Clay! http://www.instructables.com/id/Geeky-Crochet-Hooks-Made-with-Polymer-Clay/
Geeky Crochet Hooks! Made with Polymer Clay! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/584U/HMF6R2GW/FGT584UHMF6R2GW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/584U/HMF6R2GW/FGT584UHMF6R2GW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/584U/HMF6R2GW/FGT584UHMF6R2GW.SMALL.jpg 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
Baby Brachiosaurus Crochet Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Brachiosaurus-Crochet-Pattern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/C3O4/HLSH7XFD/FKIC3O4HLSH7XFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/C3O4/HLSH7XFD/FKIC3O4HLSH7XFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/C3O4/HLSH7XFD/FKIC3O4HLSH7XFD.SMALL.jpg janawhitley This dinosaur amigurumi is the original design of my 13-year-old daughter. She has been crocheting with me for about two years, and she loves coming up with her own ideas. She made this brachiosaurus as a gift for a little boy she babysits. I was so smitten by it, I asked her if I could write up the...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:59:22 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
Star Gather crocheted Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Gather-Stitch-Crochet/
Star Gather crocheted Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/EVKC/HK4835PV/F1FEVKCHK4835PV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/EVKC/HK4835PV/F1FEVKCHK4835PV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/EVKC/HK4835PV/F1FEVKCHK4835PV.SMALL.jpg Chrystalkay This is the Star gather stitch.  This instructable is not for an exact item, it is for the stitch pattern that is so distinctive and beautiful looking.  When I was carrying my first child, I had a friend that made a baby blanket out of this pattern for me.  She showed me how to do it and I have ...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 18:40:15 PDT
Crochet Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Bag/
Crochet Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IT02/HJKBTJBS/FD4IT02HJKBTJBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IT02/HJKBTJBS/FD4IT02HJKBTJBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IT02/HJKBTJBS/FD4IT02HJKBTJBS.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Since I first started to crochet again, just a few months ago, I haven't been able to really finish any of the crocheted projects that I started except little things like bracelets (see my VHS Tape Bracelet and Floral Crochet Bracelet). For this reason, I am particularly proud of this crocheted bag ...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 16:28:15 PDT
Farscape Moya Starship Crochet Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Farscape-Moya-Starship-Crochet-Pattern/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/3PYI/HJKBZWSP/FLR3PYIHJKBZWSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/3PYI/HJKBZWSP/FLR3PYIHJKBZWSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/3PYI/HJKBZWSP/FLR3PYIHJKBZWSP.SMALL.jpg 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. Pa...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 06:17:23 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
Floral Crochet Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Floral-Crochet-Bracelet/
Floral Crochet Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/HQNY/HIUX9RGV/FL7HQNYHIUX9RGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/HQNY/HIUX9RGV/FL7HQNYHIUX9RGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/HQNY/HIUX9RGV/FL7HQNYHIUX9RGV.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I've been crocheting a lot lately and I am slowly getting better at it, learning new stitches, trying new patterns...I must admit that it's fun! I love lace and this pattern reminds me very much of one. It's repetitive so it can also be used to create a belt or, who knows, whatever your fantasy com...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 06:41:10 PDT
Plastic Bags Crocheted into a Clutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bags-Crocheted-into-a-Clutch/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 16:48:49 PDT
How to Crochet a Hemp Bracelet or Anklet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Crochet-a-Hemp-Bracelet-or-Anklet/
How to Crochet a Hemp Bracelet or Anklet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/R3ME/HI3TIO3S/FOBR3MEHI3TIO3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/R3ME/HI3TIO3S/FOBR3MEHI3TIO3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/R3ME/HI3TIO3S/FOBR3MEHI3TIO3S.SMALL.jpg smileee2 I love hemp jewelry, but I've never made any of my own. Mostly, because the hemp knotting looked fairly complicated. Fortunately, hemp is pretty versatile, so I'm able to crochet with it! Using super basic stitches like the chain stitch and the single crochet stitch, we can whip up a hemp bracelet o...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:56:34 PDT
Crochet Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Bracelets/
Crochet Bracelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/0PE3/HHS9RAFE/FWV0PE3HHS9RAFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/0PE3/HHS9RAFE/FWV0PE3HHS9RAFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/0PE3/HHS9RAFE/FWV0PE3HHS9RAFE.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput So, I was thinking: How can I make nice bracelets that are like, really fast to make? Then I thought of crocheting. I tried it, and it worked. Hope you like them! Another intro This instructable contains five bracelets: - The simple two coloured crochet bracelet - Two parts, one bracelet - Get...
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 08:20:34 PDT
1970s Inspired Crocheted Potholders http://www.instructables.com/id/1970s-Inspired-Crocheted-Potholders/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 23:43:45 PDT
Granny Square Hemp Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Granny-Square-Hemp-Coasters/
Granny Square Hemp Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IBT5/HGU2MSFH/FXGIBT5HGU2MSFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IBT5/HGU2MSFH/FXGIBT5HGU2MSFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IBT5/HGU2MSFH/FXGIBT5HGU2MSFH.SMALL.jpg 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
VHS Tape Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/VHS-Tape-Bracelet/
VHS Tape Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/XTMA/HGU26W4A/FP3XTMAHGU26W4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/XTMA/HGU26W4A/FP3XTMAHGU26W4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/XTMA/HGU26W4A/FP3XTMAHGU26W4A.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I recently have started to crochet again, but I am just a beginner so I am trying to make easy patterns. The great thing about crochet is that easy doesn't necessarily mean obvious...you can make very nice things using basic crochet stitches! I first made this bracelet using simple cotton but after...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 11:26:49 PDT