Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:19:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Upcycling: T-Shirt 2 Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-T-Shirt-2-Yarn/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:13:06 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
Nailed it! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nailed-it-Wall-decoration/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:39:37 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
Shrunken Sweater Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shrunken-Sweater-Backpack/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:06:36 PST
How to Dye Yarn: Handpainting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dye-Yarn-Handpainting/
How to Dye Yarn: Handpainting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/TW0F/F9AZJQHZ/FT4TW0FF9AZJQHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/TW0F/F9AZJQHZ/FT4TW0FF9AZJQHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/TW0F/F9AZJQHZ/FT4TW0FF9AZJQHZ.SMALL.jpg kewpiedoll99 I've been dying to dye my own yarn for months now. I've been a knitter for many years and the beautiful yarns that are available now inspire me to create my own. I finally did it, and documented the process here.All items used here should NOT also be used to prepare food.Materials you will need:Yarn...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2007 16:05:00 PST
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/
Spinning attachment for a treadle sewing cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/63KV/HUHFQ4DW/FLO63KVHUHFQ4DW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/63KV/HUHFQ4DW/FLO63KVHUHFQ4DW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/63KV/HUHFQ4DW/FLO63KVHUHFQ4DW.SMALL.jpg chinkypin Anyone who knits knows that good yarn ain't cheap. You can spin your own yarn, but buying a spinning wheel will cost you more than all the yarn in the world!  On the other hand, Goodwill stores are full of high-quality sweaters for a very reasonable price, the only hitch is that the yarn from those ...
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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/
How to Finger Crochet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BQEZ/HTTMWNYD/FRWBQEZHTTMWNYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BQEZ/HTTMWNYD/FRWBQEZHTTMWNYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/BQEZ/HTTMWNYD/FRWBQEZHTTMWNYD.SMALL.jpg 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
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
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/
Magic Circle Cast On - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DLHW/HS0CZT7K/FYMDLHWHS0CZT7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DLHW/HS0CZT7K/FYMDLHWHS0CZT7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DLHW/HS0CZT7K/FYMDLHWHS0CZT7K.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy and simple step-by-step instructions to walk you through the Magic Circle Cast On and get you knitting your project in no time.  The Magic Circle Cast On, which is also known as "Emily Ocker's Cast On", is an easy way to start a piece of circular knitting from the center of the circle. It's re...
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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
Making Yarn-Wraped Painted Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Yarn-Wraped-Painted-Jars/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:57:01 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
Things to do with PANTYHOSE - TIGHTS - SOCKS besides wear them http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-with-pantyhosetightssocks-besides-w/
Things to do with PANTYHOSE - TIGHTS - SOCKS besides wear them - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/GM84/GHFK0U0Q/FSQGM84GHFK0U0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/GM84/GHFK0U0Q/FSQGM84GHFK0U0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/GM84/GHFK0U0Q/FSQGM84GHFK0U0Q.SMALL.jpg mole1 I consider pantyhose to be right up there with duct tape as a toolkitessential. A friend with two daughters saves them for me. Have a spool of nylon fish line that keeps getting loose? Got a box that you're tired of re-taping? Lost the straw thing on your WD-40... again? Pantyhose do it all...
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Wed, 8 Dec 2010 16:44:18 PST
Crochet Bow Necklace Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Bow-Necklace-Tutorial/
Crochet Bow Necklace Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/4D5U/HQ72ZKH1/F334D5UHQ72ZKH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/4D5U/HQ72ZKH1/F334D5UHQ72ZKH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/4D5U/HQ72ZKH1/F334D5UHQ72ZKH1.SMALL.jpg bdickson1 How to make a crochet bow necklace.  For more details see my blog JustBCrafty.com chain 20 Join the last chain with the first chain by a slip stitch to create a round. Rounds 1-4: HDC (half double crochet) in each chain stitch to the end of the round.  Repeat this for 4 rounds. Bind ...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 18:10:46 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 On I recommend learning...
By: Carleyy

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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:29:36 PST
Paper heart decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-heart-decorations-1/
Paper heart decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I was trying to use an origami module that I use a lot (for example here and here) for making decorations. I knew that I could make flat squares and triangles with it, so I realized hearts should be possible to make with them. I drew out the heart, to know how many pieces it would take, and folded a...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:00:24 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...
By: sgfidlin

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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
Double macrame bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-macrame-bracelet/
Double macrame bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/67CV/HNQYAKIZ/FA567CVHNQYAKIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/67CV/HNQYAKIZ/FA567CVHNQYAKIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/67CV/HNQYAKIZ/FA567CVHNQYAKIZ.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I like experimenting with already known techniques. I wanted to make one bracelet that looked like two macrame bracelets became one bracelet. The blue one was the first try. I was happy with how the bracelet itself turned out, but I didn't like the ending. When I started making my second one on the...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 22:49:44 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
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Bag-of-Muppet-Fruit-and-Vegetables-Costume/
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SMALL.jpg kieshar This year’s Halloween costume stemmed from a very obscure desire (Muppets are cool and I wanted one).  About the time of last year’s New Years I had started watching shorts, both recent and very old, of Jim Henson’s Muppets. They are so funny. The ones I remember so fondly were the vegetable/fruit ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 07:40:12 PST
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Rope-or-Cord-from-Plastic-Shopping-Bags/
Useful & Durable 7 Strand Rope (cord) from Plastic Shopping Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/1Q1U/GE7L4KPF/FKL1Q1UGE7L4KPF.SMALL.jpg DrPeper I basically combined two other instructables that I've read in the past. One was making plastic "yarn" out of plastic shopping bags.  I guess people here are calling it "plarn" now.   The other was braiding cordage/rope from smaller strands of string/thread/cord/rope. Both techniques I've found...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 17:25:48 PDT
How to Knit a Minion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-a-Minion/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:26:14 PDT
Upcycled Sweater - to Arm/Leg Warmers w/Phone Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Sweater-to-ArmLeg-Warmers-wPhone-Pocket/
Upcycled Sweater - to Arm/Leg Warmers w/Phone Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MAAE/HN824343/F8EMAAEHN824343.SMALL.jpg HollyMann If you want some arm warmers, boot toppers or leg warmers and don't want to spend any money - you can tweak an old sweater to make some great new things! That is what I did here with a sweater that was too small on me - I upcycled & transformed it into a pair of boot toppers and arm warmers with poc...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 09:27:17 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
Scoubidou bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Scoubidou-bracelet/
Scoubidou bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/HITJ/HMNNF1GL/F7BHITJHMNNF1GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/HITJ/HMNNF1GL/F7BHITJHMNNF1GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/HITJ/HMNNF1GL/F7BHITJHMNNF1GL.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput Technically, scoubidou uses plastic cords, but since this is a knot I've learned with it, I'll just call it a scoubidou bracelet. They are really fun and easy to make and this is just one of many possibilities. Oh, and I must add, it's a perfect activity for a rainy day. I hope you will try making t...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 09:58:19 PDT
String Theory: Yarn and Hot Melt Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Theory-Yarn-and-Hot-Melt-Glue/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/P1OY/HLZRWX1F/F21P1OYHLZRWX1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/P1OY/HLZRWX1F/F21P1OYHLZRWX1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/P1OY/HLZRWX1F/F21P1OYHLZRWX1F.SMALL.jpg Thinkenstein This 3-D string drawing is called "String Theory".  Size: 18 X 24 inches.  Base material: rubber floor mat. The basic kidney shape was cut out of one of those rubber floor mats with the interlocking edges.  A strip of the interlocking edges, previously cut off the floor mat was glued to the edge of...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:22:55 PDT
How to Make a Cats Wig http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cats-Wig/
How to Make a Cats Wig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4UXU/GCI8L0GA/FC24UXUGCI8L0GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4UXU/GCI8L0GA/FC24UXUGCI8L0GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/4UXU/GCI8L0GA/FC24UXUGCI8L0GA.SMALL.jpg melgre2 Have you ever wanted to dress up like a cat, but didn't just want to wear silly little ears? The musical Cats has created a whole new style of cat costumes, with wigs that give a very feline impression. Cats costumes make fun and creative Halloween costumes. And children are always fascinated by a ...
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 16:09:54 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
T-Shirt into Continuous Yarn! http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-into-Continuous-Yarn/
T-Shirt into Continuous Yarn! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/8R0V/H54087O2/FC08R0VH54087O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/8R0V/H54087O2/FC08R0VH54087O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/8R0V/H54087O2/FC08R0VH54087O2.SMALL.jpg ReverieAerie In this instructable I will show how to turn an ordinary t-shirt into a string of continuous yarn! T-shirt yarn is great for recycling old t-shirts you never wear, and turning them into something more useful. How could t-shirt yarn be useful? Well, you can make all sorts of nifty things from it, inc...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:28:11 PDT
Beaded macrame bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaded-macrame-bracelet/
Beaded macrame bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/XDVU/HK482NMD/FOUXDVUHK482NMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/XDVU/HK482NMD/FOUXDVUHK482NMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/XDVU/HK482NMD/FOUXDVUHK482NMD.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I've been making a lot of macrame lately and also experimenting with different combinations. I was searching etsy for different things made with macrame when I saw a cute macrame bracelet, so I clicked it. When I zoomed in, it didn't look how I thought it would. But, in the related products, I saw a...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 12:38:47 PDT
Knit Fashionable Headphones with Ease http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Knit-Headphones/
Knit Fashionable Headphones with Ease - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/6CXF/HJKC5M0X/FZ86CXFHJKC5M0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/6CXF/HJKC5M0X/FZ86CXFHJKC5M0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/6CXF/HJKC5M0X/FZ86CXFHJKC5M0X.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia Want to make some knit headphones but think they're too difficult? Don't know how to follow a knitting pattern? Only know a basic knit stitch? No problem! All you need to know in order to make these headphones is knit and increase/decrease stitches. If you need help with these skills, Check out Car...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 11:08:25 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...
By: Kiteman

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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 09:28:04 PDT