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How to Knit a Beginner’s Scarf

Hello, beautiful.

Ever wondered how to knit a scarf? Wonder no more.

how to knit a beginner's scarf

how to knit a beginner's scarf

It’s easier than you think!

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Watch the video below to see how to knit this scarf.

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If you’re an absolute beginner, you’ll want to check out this¬†video, which breaks down allllll the steps. Even if you’re never picked up knitting needles before, you’ll be able to follow along and start knitting.

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The kit used […]

How to Dye Yarn With Kool-Aid

Dyeing yarn with Kool-Aid is a BLAST.

Have you ever wanted to try it? Well, here’s your chance.

I’ll walk you through all the steps, show you everything you need and then you can get started.

-It’s a wonderful craft to do with kids but they will need adult supervision.

-You’ll see what each color turns out to look like when applied to the yarn. Some of them are quite surprising.

-It smells AMAZZZZING.

-There really aren’t any rules. Glory be. But a few things to keep in mind: 1. Wool works best if you can get your hands on that. 2. You’ll need to […]

How to Cable Without a Cable Needle

Ever wanted to make gorgeous cabled knitted items but weren’t sure how? Or maybe you don’t enjoy the slow process of using a cable needle.

Have no fear! My tutorial is here!

Learn how to cable WITHOUT a cable needle.

-It’s FAST.
-It’s easy to learn.
-Can be used with virtually any variety of cables, yarn types or needle sizes.

Holler at me in the comments below with your ideas for future videos.

Thank you for watching and have a great day!

~Chandi

How to Read Knitting Patterns

Ever been stumped by a knitting pattern?

Want to knit amazing hats, scarves, blankets and more, but haven’t a clue?

Well, this video will solve the mystery of how to read a knitting pattern.

Just as a quick example I show you my free Palette Shawl Pattern and the basics of what you need to know to successfully knit it and any pattern.

It’s pretty simple once you get the hang of it, so have a watch and let me know what you think by commenting below!

I hope you enjoyed it! Get the free

How to Spin Funky Art Yarn (with flowers)

Ever wondered how to spin fun and funky art yarn?

Wonder no more, dear fiber-loving friend.

You’re about to see how I do it. Annnnnddd… we’ll add some flowers just for fun.

I’m using my baby (Lendrum Saxony spinning wheel), but you can use a spindle if you like.

For roving and spindles and all that, you can check out Etsy!

You won’t need a drum carder or hand cards or combs or any of those items. They do make the process faster and you’ll get a more predictable, blended effect, but I like the look of just throwing caution to the wind and […]

How to Knit a Fun Swirling Sea Cowl

A quick and adorable cowl pattern for you! And… it’s free to boot.

1. The written pattern is here and you can download it instantly. All the details are there (needle size, yarn I used, etc).

2. We made a video for ya as well! Woop woop! Hopefully you like it.

 

 

It’s a wonderful, quick, easy pattern. You’ll just need to know how to knit in the round.

Have fun, my sweet!

Catch ya next time.

Chandi

P.S. I simply adore comments so please leave one below with your thoughts on this pattern and what future patterns and videos […]

Fancy Flower Coaster – Free Crochet Pattern

There you are! Hello, and welcome. Thanks for popping over.

I have a lovely little Fancy Flower Coaster pattern for you (crochet) both in video form and written form. Hurray!free crochet fancy flower coaster pattern

free crochet fancy flower coaster pattern

free crochet fancy flower coaster pattern

Things to Know About This Pattern:

  • Advanced Beginner Level – nothing complicated, but you’ll need to follow along to see exactly what I’m doing. As long as you […]

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 […]

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    How to Crochet a Self-Striping Infinity Scarf – The EASY WAY!

How to Crochet a Self-Striping Infinity Scarf – The EASY WAY!

Well, hellllo.

I am thrilled, delighted and tickled pink that you’re here right now.

I have the coolest thing to show you. How to take your favorite hand-painted yarn and create this awesome self-striping infinity scarf/cowl. It couldn’t be easier.

If you’ve ever used hand-painted yarns before, or even if you haven’t, you might know that the colors are usually dyed in short bursts.

So you get a mottled, variegated look when using them. Usually. But not today!!! Today we’re going to coax those colors to line up and create stripes! Are you excited yet?

I show you how in the video, along with […]

How to Crochet A Flower – 2 in 1!

How to Crochet a Flower

These are perfect for adding onto headbands, hats, baby dresses, bags or anything you like.

I show you how to make 2 flowers actually. A flat, smaller flower and a larger, double-layered flower. They only take a few minutes to make once you get the hang of how to do them.

If you’re not sure how to work any of the stitches shown in the video, you can see my How to Crochet playlist here.

You’ll need to know how to make a:

Slip knot
Slip stitch
Chain
Single crochet
Half double crochet
Double crochet
Triple crochet

I hope you enjoy it! If you […]