How to Make Your Own Wall Hanging! Easier than you think.

You’ve seen them around: All those big, beautiful, gorgeous wall hangings. You may have even thought about making one for yourself one day. Well, think about it no more. Grab some yarn (any yarn!) and let’s get to making!

•The small one took no time! About 20-30 minutes IF THAT. The big one was a bit longer (4 hours) since I had to cut all the yarn.

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By | 2017-09-04T14:04:36+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Finished Objects, Other Yarn Crafts|5 Comments

How to Dip Dye a Boho Doily Bowl

Aren’t these Boho Doily Bowls the cutest things ever? They look like precious flower petals!

If you have food coloring and glue, you’re set. You can make your own doilies if you like or just use store-bought ones like I have here. Most dollar stores carry them and they are pretty cheap.

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How to Dip Dye Crochet Boho Doily Bowls

2 Easy Ways to Make a Yarn Pom Pom

Let’s learn how to make pom poms today!

I’ll show you two methods.

    1. One uses a fork and makes a tiny / mini pom pom
    2. And the other method uses your hands and makes a normal sized pom pom

There are all types of fancy methods out there that use a special pom pom making device or cardboard and I’ve tried most of them.

But the methods I show you are fast, easy and can be whipped out even if you don’t have all the fancy tools, the time or the patience for the other methods.

So have a watch:

These are […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:49+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Other Yarn Crafts, Video Tutorials|2 Comments

How to Make a Tiny Hat Ornament With Yarn

If you’ve ever wondered how to make these adorable little hat ornaments, wonder no more.

SUPPLIES:

•Yarn

•Toilet paper roll or paper towel roll

•Scissors

•Something to wrap the yarn around (I used my phone) – optional

how to make toilet paper towel roll tiny hat yarn ornament for Christmas

Have a watch:

Pretty darn easy, eh?

This is great to use up scraps of yarn. I can imagine a tree full of them!

Make one in every color!

Make them with your kids!

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A Year’s Worth of Crocheting

We often buzz through life so quickly that we fail to appreciate all the things we’ve accomplished and become.

I was a bit blue the other day when I realized just what a tremendous year I’ve had. I’d love to give you a quick sum of my crochet projects here. I’ll be doing a knitted version and more soon too.

I’m so inspired now to plan out next year!

I’ll link over to everything, in case you want to check anything out further. Most items have tutorials for you to follow along.

(Also, some projects didn’t make the cut. Either I didn’t take pictures […]

How to Dye a Gradient/Ombre Scarf or Shawl

 

How to Make a Gradient Dip-Dyed Shawl, Scarf or Wrap

how to gradient dip dye a shawl or scarf

how to dip dye a gradient shawl

I have been wanting to show you this since Christmas, as it was a present I made for my mom. But you know how time can just get away from you and things get pushed to the back burner.

Well, no more! I love this gradient shawl so much that I had to stop everything today and finally get a […]

The Power of Focus

Sweater News:

Well, lemme tell ya.

I am almost done with my Dark and Stormy Cardigan. Which, due to the Glass Blue color, is more like a “Bright and Clear” Cardigan. 🙂

I finished the sleeves earlier this week while watching Pride and Prejudice.

I’ve now picked up stitches all the way around the front and collar (while watching Sense and Sensibility).

Whew. The end is in sight.

I’m not revealing yet what I’ve decided on the collar, but will tell you next time.  (He he he.. *rubs hands together with a sneaky grin on face)

I am BLOWN AWAY by the number of responses (240 […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:05:03+00:00 September 27th, 2013|Knitting, Other Yarn Crafts, Scarves and Cowls, Silk Yarn, Sweaters, Weaving|12 Comments

Sweater Progress and Lean Mean Weaving Machine

Well, well, well. I hope your week is going GUH-REAT!

I have news.

So I’ll get right to it!

• SWEATER PROGRESS

I am finished with the body of my cardigan! Woo HOOOOO!! In case you missed my last post about this cardigan, I am making the Dark and Stormy Cardigan by Thea Colman using my superwash merino wool in colorway GLASS BLUE. Supposedly I’ll need 6 skeins, but we shall see. (Sorry for the blurry iPhone pic!)

dark and stormy cardigan progress

I am loving it, truly, so far.

Thoughts and notes:

-I did a […]

How to Make a Yarn Ball Pin Cushion in Under 5 Minutes

Here’s a quick and easy way I came up with to make a cute and very functional pin cushion, if you’re a yarn-lover like moi.

I do occasionally sew and also use pins when blocking my hand-knit and crocheted items, and thus, found myself needing a pin cushion.  I thought, why not make one out of one of these 5,000 balls of yarn I have laying around? (Slight exaggeration.. maybe)   😉

But of course, you can’t have your yarn ball rolling around like a tumbleweed, so I came up with this method to give it a sturdy, functional base while providing […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:05:12+00:00 September 23rd, 2012|Finished Objects, Other Yarn Crafts|4 Comments