Instructables: exploring - yarn - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:30:24 PST BLOX v1.01 knit a slouchy hat on a round loom http://www.instructables.com/id/knit-a-slouchy-hat-on-a-round-loom/
knit a slouchy hat on a round loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/5RT4/I3H7DKJD/FS95RT4I3H7DKJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/5RT4/I3H7DKJD/FS95RT4I3H7DKJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/5RT4/I3H7DKJD/FS95RT4I3H7DKJD.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I learned how to knit a hat last year - I can't believe I'm just now documenting it. I'm not a huge fan of hats but this slouchy hat style is super comfortable and warm!Knitting on a loom is easy even if you've never done it before. This is a fantastic beginner's project - it will help you understan...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:14:46 PST
Slouch beanie hat made from recycled T-Shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Slouch-beanie-hat-made-from-recycled-T-Shirts/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:16:23 PST
Recycle T-Shirts into Seamless Yarn http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-T-Shirts-into-Seamless-Yarn/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:09:16 PST
Knotted Neck Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Knotted-Neck-Warmer/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:36:30 PST
Little Puppy http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Puppy/
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Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:33:06 PDT
DIY Easy Braided Yarn Cowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Braided-Yarn-Cowl/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:00:34 PST
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
The Warmest Euphonium in the World! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Warmest-Euphonium-in-the-World/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/UN2U/GJQEBNKB/FTZUN2UGJQEBNKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/UN2U/GJQEBNKB/FTZUN2UGJQEBNKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/UN2U/GJQEBNKB/FTZUN2UGJQEBNKB.SMALL.jpg katietes I made a cosy for my euphonium (a half-size tuba) to help keep it warm. I used exactly 245 meters of worsted weight yarn, and used mainly knitting to cover it, but also did some basic wrapping around some of the smaller slides, as there is not much space in between them. Even with its new coat, my e...
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 21:13:18 PST
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
Helmet hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-hat/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:14:43 PDT
Branch Weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Branch-Weaving/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:38:00 PST
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 Kusudama http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Kusudama/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:57:07 PDT
Crochet stellated octahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-stellated-octahedron/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:22:11 PDT
Bead Braided Barefoot Swim Sandal http://www.instructables.com/id/Bead-Braided-Barefoot-Swim-Sandal/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 01:38:10 PDT
2014 World Cup Mini Match Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/2014-World-Cup-Mini-Match-Ball/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:25:35 PDT
Grass Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Grass-Rug/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:52:10 PDT
Wash Dog Fur for Spinning http://www.instructables.com/id/Wash-Dog-Fur-for-Spinning/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2005 22:47:52 PST
Knit a Round Purple Dish Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-a-Round-Purple-Dish-Cloth/
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 07:46:40 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 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 Espeon http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Espion/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:37:05 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
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
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
How to Make Felted Wool Dryer Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Felted-Wool-Dryer-Balls/
How to Make Felted Wool Dryer Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/K01O/H231Z3N5/FEQK01OH231Z3N5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/K01O/H231Z3N5/FEQK01OH231Z3N5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/K01O/H231Z3N5/FEQK01OH231Z3N5.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I am always looking for things that work more naturally, more green, than the toxins we find in practically everything, even dryer sheets or those long chemical names is liquid fabric softener.  I heard about the use of felted wool dry balls several times, and now is the time to try them out.  I f...
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Wed, 23 May 2012 20:20:15 PDT
Arm Knit An Infinity Scarf In 30 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Arm-Knit-An-Infinity-Scarf-In-30-Minutes/
Arm Knit An Infinity Scarf In 30 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/UTGL/HQU4AEP1/FY1UTGLHQU4AEP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/UTGL/HQU4AEP1/FY1UTGLHQU4AEP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/UTGL/HQU4AEP1/FY1UTGLHQU4AEP1.SMALL.jpg kyluddy Super fun and easy! Only takes about thirty minutes to make and looks fabulous! Materials What you'll need:Two or three strands of yarn(This means you'll need two to three balls of yarn of any colors)ScissorsAnd, of course, your arms! Casting On Take your yarn and measure about four or five a...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 11:55:32 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
Weaving a Yarn Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-a-Yarn-Basket/
Weaving a Yarn Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SMALL.jpg Macabeans This is a fun easy craft to make a basket for any storage or organization idea. it does take some time to complete. (a few hours)***It's Perfect for long car rides, a lazy sunday or a fun craft to teach your children. Materials Materials: 1.Any color roll of yarn (I always find yarn at the thrif...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:44:22 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
How to felt a knitted piece http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-felt-a-knitted-piece/
How to felt a knitted piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/8PDA/FKX2GVVW/FM38PDAFKX2GVVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/8PDA/FKX2GVVW/FM38PDAFKX2GVVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/8PDA/FKX2GVVW/FM38PDAFKX2GVVW.SMALL.jpg merlin1974 In this Instructable, I will show you how to take a knitted piece (with 100% wool yarn) and turn it into a funky felted bag. For any of you that love knitting, and have never felted before, you will see how easy this process it. It can add a whole new dimension to your knitted projects. Enjoy! ...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2008 19:02:13 PDT
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...
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 18:29:36 PST
Casting on a knitting loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-on-a-knitting-loom/
Casting on a knitting loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/X28L/F0H63NI3/FXOX28LF0H63NI3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/X28L/F0H63NI3/FXOX28LF0H63NI3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/X28L/F0H63NI3/FXOX28LF0H63NI3.SMALL.jpg PurlingSprite There are various methods to cast on a knitting loom, the method shown here is the Crochet Cast on. The Crochet Cast on provides a nice, non-loopy edge that works well for most of the loom knitted items: like socks, scarves, blankets--or any other item that has the first row showing. If you are knit...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2007 00:46:32 PDT
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
Crochet Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Christmas-Tree/
Crochet Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/7CC7/HO7XQJD2/F3S7CC7HO7XQJD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/7CC7/HO7XQJD2/F3S7CC7HO7XQJD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/7CC7/HO7XQJD2/F3S7CC7HO7XQJD2.SMALL.jpg ChrysN In this instructable I will show you how to crochet a little Christmas tree, complete with a star tree topper and coloured lights.  The tree sits about 18 inches tall, great for a table top.  The branches are crocheted around bamboo skewers and has a wood dowel for a trunk so it is nice and sturdy. ...
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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
Mt.Fuji Knit Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/MtFuji-Knit-Hat/
Mt.Fuji Knit Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/A2QN/HNRHX7AI/FEDA2QNHNRHX7AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/A2QN/HNRHX7AI/FEDA2QNHNRHX7AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/A2QN/HNRHX7AI/FEDA2QNHNRHX7AI.SMALL.jpg yosyam Mt. Fuji is a well-known symbol of Japan. I knitted hat with the motif of this beautiful mountain for my son. You'll need 2 balls blue yarn (100g Ski Bambi Mono Color #704) 1/2 ball white yarn (25g Ski Bambi Mono Color #701) Circular needles (size 8mm, 50cm long) and scissors, yarn needle... Ca...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 05:32:05 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
Easy Crochet Scarf (For Beginners!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Scarf-For-Beginners/
Easy Crochet Scarf (For Beginners!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/CE73/HN81Z3SP/FL0CE73HN81Z3SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/CE73/HN81Z3SP/FL0CE73HN81Z3SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/CE73/HN81Z3SP/FL0CE73HN81Z3SP.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I'm not an expert in crocheting or knitting, so I was looking for something easy. I saw this crochet scarf on a facebook page and couldn't wait to make one. For those who don't know much about crocheting, a beginner like me will find this tutorial very easy. It only includes basic crochet stitches. ...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 01:37:14 PDT
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
The Not-Moss-Stitch Circle Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Not-Moss-Stitch-Circle-Scarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GWMB/HN46KVB7/FDKGWMBHN46KVB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GWMB/HN46KVB7/FDKGWMBHN46KVB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GWMB/HN46KVB7/FDKGWMBHN46KVB7.SMALL.jpg MissLivia Inspired by a scarf I found at Gap, I developed this knitting pattern to create a really warm, stretchy, soft scarf. The name comes from the fact that Gap called their version of the scarf the "Moss Stitch Scarf", yet it isn't not actually what I would consider a moss stitch (for a visual explanatio...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:10:48 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
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
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