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Make This: Simply Striped Baby Blanket

by M.E. Russell

Make This: Crocheted Gender-Neutral Baby Blanket

This project is brought to you by the following joyous news: I'm going to be an aunt! I'm over-the-moon excited, and can't wait to meet my first little niece or nephew. That's right, I said niece OR nephew, and that's because the gender isn't known yet! I'm too excited to wait around to find out whether it's going to be a boy or a girl, and I wanted to get started crocheting a blanket ASAP. I made this gender-neutral baby blanket from a sweet sunflower yellow and cute mint green with alternating white.      

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How to Make Pom Pom Flowers

by Mrs Adventure
How to Make Pom Pom Flowers
What I am about to show you isn't revolutionary but it may change the way you look at yarn. You see I have been making pom poms since I was a kid. Although I did forget about them for the last 15 years or so. That is, until I wanted to make a shadow box with a Dandelion in it. I quickly remembered making pom poms as a kid and how they looked very similar. But like most things once I completed my art I couldn't stop there I loved the effect...

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How-To: Autumn-Inspired Yarn & Twig Wreath

by Capree K

How-To: Autumn-Inspired Yarn & Twig Wreath

I love this wreath for two reasons.  One, it's pretty dang cute.  Two, it's seasonal without being Holiday-specific so you get more bang for your buck.  I'll even throw in a third BONUS reason: it's a great jumping off point if you do want to make it holiday specific.  It's all about the accessories, baby.  Oh, and your color choices.  

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DIY Nesting Felted Bowls.

by Chris Gardner

felted bowls

It's incredible what a washing machine can do!

Ordinary knitted goodies, with their chains and geometry, become something different entirely with a run through the wash cycle. A wonderful case-in-point - these great felted nesting bowls.

felted bowls

"i decided to try to make a bowl using a hat pattern heather gave me a few years ago. after a couple of modifications and prototypes, i’ve come up with a really easy pattern for a felted bowl for beginning knitters, or those who are scared of circular needles, too!"

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Using Linen Packaging for Yarn Storage

by DIY Maven

You know those heavy duty plastic bags that duvet covers, quilts, shams and etcetera come in these days? One way they can find a second life by keeping your yarn stash tidy.

If you currently keep your yarn stash in a big plastic storage container, you know that the individual balls or skeins find a way to become a tangled mess in no time.You reach in, dig around, balls unravel.

created on: 01/15/09

However, plastic bags that hold queen and king-sized bedding can...

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String Lampshades

by Lilybee

created on: 01/07/09

See the lampshades behind the attractive well dressed couple? They're DIY-able! And they actually seem pretty simple. ReadyMade has instructions that are based around the kind of paper mache stuff you might have made in school.

You'll need

  • a round balloon
  • some string, yarn or wool
  • some fabric stiffener

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Recycling Yarn

by DIY Maven

Recycling Yarn

Have you outgrown that favorite sweater? Found a cool sweater at a rummage sale or Good Will that's not exactly your size but the yarn is beautiful? Well, with a little time and patience, you can unravel them and reuse the yarn. Neauveau Fiber Arts talks us through the process and makes it seem not so scary!

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Wood, Drill and Yarn Christmas Ornaments

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created on: 12/11/08

Wood, fiber and a drill-why didn't I think of these ADORABLE tree decorations? These are so delicously simple, I can't think of any way to improve on them except maybe to make sure to sign and date them on the back side.   You know those anxious two or three days before Christmas with kids?  Decorate cookies or drill some holes?  You know what I'd choose.

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