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Quick and Easy crochet pattern - shoes (home sock) "Sport" Size US: 4-14; Size UK: 1,5-10. - Patterns. Crochet Sneaker Slippers Patterns. I was looking for a cute crochet sneaker slipper pattern because I really wanted to make some for the nieces for Christmas and figured that since it took me hours to find what I wanted, I'd better share it with the rest of you to save you the time.Crochet Sneaker Slippers in the spirit of Converse, by Mun TekemäThe slippers fit a foot size EU ca 4 3-47 (US adult 9-13).

Crochet Sneaker Slippers Patterns

A 3 mm crochet hook was used.The yarn that was originally used (Novita 7 Veljestä, a brand from Finland) is listed as worsted, but as it at most could be described as light worsted I would recommend that you use a light worsted or DK weight if you substitute (translaters remarks).Row 1: Ch 3, 12 dc in 1st ch, join first and last dc with sl st. Row 2: Start every row with ch 3 = 1 dc. 2 dc in every st. Close with a sl st. Row 3: *Dc in next st, 2 dc in the following st* repeat *-,-* until end of row. Row 4: Dc in every st, no increases. Sock Monkey. How To Sew Sock MonkeySewing Pattern: Download pattern here.

Sock Monkey

It contains the eyes, ears and pattern for drawing the sock.Materials: Make: 1 (adult size) 1. Sock (crew length), 1 pair (I used striped sock so that it is easy to get the alignment right.) 2. White felt 3. Button eye 7/16″ [11.5mm], black, 2 (for toddler monkey, use 3/8″ button) 4. Embroidery Floss, yellow 5. Preparation Prepare all the materials needed as described above. Turn the sock to wrong side, align sock as per photo below. Draw pattern on the sock with erasable fabric marker. 1. Body There will be an opening created between the legs. 1. Finally, turn the body out. Stuff the legs with poly-fill stuffing material. Fill the body round and to the firmness you like. Diy gallery. How to use FUROSHIKI.

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How to use FUROSHIKI

Vegetable growing cheat sheet. Mandala Wheels for Yarndale. Today we are going to talk about crochet Mandalas, you know those pretty round things that inspire you to make them, even though you don't really have a clue what you will actually do with them.

Mandala Wheels for Yarndale

There has been a lot of Mandala-love around in Blogland of late, with lots of wonderful patterns cropping up and some lovely sociable crochet-a-longs happening too (see here) . I even found some beautiful and inspirational mediative mandala making (see here), which is a lovely idea. We all know how soothing and theraputic crochet is, and these little yarny circles are the perfect way to indulge a bit of colourful, peaceful contemplation I think. In the picture above, you can see a few of the mandala flowers I experimented with last year when I was working through some yarn bombing ideas for Yarndale. These pretty, circular articles of crochet ended up being pinned to the wall in my studio and I have grown very fond of seeing them there. Isn't this just a beautiful image? Millstone Edge walk - Walks Around Britain. Walks library. Guide to Growing Vegetables. Some general considerations for growing vegetables: Sowing Tips When sowing seeds, a good general rule of thumb is to sow to a depth of approximately twice the thickness of the seed.

Guide to Growing Vegetables

Some smaller seeds require light to germinate and should not be sown too deep; otherwise they may never germinate or break through the surface of the soil. Conversely, large seeds planted too shallow may not develop properly. Keep seeds well-moistened while awaiting germination and check regularly. Select a light-weight, well-drained medium for sowing to ensure good seed to soil contact. Growing Tips Most vegetables will produce better results if sown and grown in a soil-medium that is well-drained, rich in organic matter (fertile), and fairly lightweight.

Most vegetables will prefer good quantities of natural, direct sunlight daily. Harvesting and Seed Saving Many vegetables will be harvested in the fall, especially if grown in lower hardiness zones. 18 Drawings You'll Swear Are Actual Photographs. Take a look at the image above.

18 Drawings You'll Swear Are Actual Photographs

Pretty surreal. At first glance (or second, or third), it looks like a photograph — maybe a little faded, compared to most high-definition shots we're now used to, but a photograph nonetheless. Right? It's actually a ball point pen drawing by Portuguese artist Samuel Silva, based on Kristina Taraina's photograph "Redhead Girl. " Silva used seven different colored pens and spent nearly 30 hours to recreate the photo. Take a look at a few of Silva's other illustrations, as well as works from Miguel Endara, Paul Cadden and Dirk Dzimirsky. Have any other illustrations made you do a double take recently?

Ballpoint Pen Image courtesy of Samuel Silva Pencil.