Who doesn’t love a good picnic? But to make a picnic pull off without a hitch you’ll need a few essentials…and these are just a little extra special. They’re all DIY!
Crocheting for babies is satisfying. The small size of the work means that you can finish projects quickly. The softness of the required yarn is a tactile pleasure. Plus, it is so satisfying to know that you’re helping a little one start out their life with the love from a handmade item. Whether you’re crocheting for your own baby, someone you know or to donate to charity, there are a few things that you should know when you start to crochet for little ones. With the right yarn, stitches and project choices, your efforts in baby crochet will go a long way.
What’s the number one room in your home that gets the most wear and tear? For me…it’s the kitchen. I feel like I’m ALWAYS in there. Always.
Inspiration is one of those things that, as Forest Gump famously said, just jumps up and bites you on the behind.
The granny square is perhaps the most iconic motif in the craft of crochet. However, the square is just the beginning of what you can do with the granny stitch. Learn how to adapt the granny square to make granny circles, triangles, pentagons, hexagons, rectangles, hearts, and rows.
March is National Craft Month and we’re celebrating with some of our favorite ways to get yarning! From creating art to home DIY projects there are always so many exciting new crafts to try out. We’ve rounded up 10 to celebrate National Craft Month!
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Fringe is a decorative strip of yarn that adds such a nice touch to your finished objects. It can be woven, tied, crocheted, knitted and sewn into pillows, scarfs, shawls, among lots of other items.
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How many times have you made something for the man in your life only to have it collect dust in the coat closet or in the bottom of your hamper? Maybe they use it once just to make you feel better, then you never happen to see it again.
Crochet socks are fun to make and my personal favorite. I make them and wear them more than any project. In fact, I’ve made over 100 pairs in the last few years. Socks are fun to make, comfortable, and quick to stitch!
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Hyperbolic crochet is a form of crochet worked in the round to grow items exponentially so that they form organic ruffles. Although the term is derived from geometry and can sound a bit complex, the truth is that you can use the basic concept of hyperbolic crochet to easily created ruffled projects, such as scrubbies for the bath and kitchen.
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