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Spud & Chloë — Blog

Spud & Chloë — Blog
Hi Spud & Chloë Friends, After an overwhelmingly positive response for the Oink preview and for adding wings….. here he is! This project is so fast to work up you will barely blink an eye and a pig will be flying around your house. I promise. Oink’s body has a Hi Bounce Pink Ball inside but it is optional. You could also use fiberfill for stuffing instead of the ball. Here is some information you might like to know: Finished Measurements: 3 ½ inches tall by 2 ½ inches wide Yarn: Spud & Chloë Sweater (55% superwash wool, 45% organic cotton; 160 yards/100 grams), 1 hank each in Watermelon #7512, Popsicle #7501 and Igloo #7517 (optional for the wings only) Needles: US size 5 double pointed needles, set of 4 or size to obtain gauge Tools: Yarn needle Scissors Tape measure or ruler Polyester fiberfill (small amount) Hi-Bounce Pinky Ball (optional and available on Amazon.com) Black embroidery floss Stitch marker Gauge: 6 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch Pigs really do fly!

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How To Crochet: Broomstick Lace You can use a very large knitting needle for bigger loops and you can create different rows with different size stitches. The only stitch that you need to know is single crochet, can you believe it? For this tutorial, I used my favorite crochet thread in size 3 with a size C crochet hook and a size 17 knitting needle. The usual grouping of stitches is 4 to 6. Your initial chain will vary in length depending on how many groups of stitches you want to make. In this example, I am going to make 4 groups of 5 stitches so I will chain 20. How to Cable Without a Cable Needle November 7th, 2011 by Jess Now that you’ve learned to use a cable needle, what do you do if you want to start a cabled project and don’t have a cable needle on hand? Don’t fret; you can cross your stitches without using a separate needle! Here’s how to do it.

Recycle Tutorial: Braided Rag Rug My mum threw me 2 bundles of old bed sheets she found during spring cleaning. She knows that I love to recycle and able to make something good out from them. In support of the Earth Hour campaign, I am going to spend the whole March making recycle handmade and will switch off my lights for 1 hour on March 27, 8:30pm.

Free Scarf Knitting Patterns" Braiding adds another dimension to an otherwise very simple pattern. Choose a soft yarn -- it will follow the curves of the braid better than a stiffer one. Size Width: 4" (10cm) Length: 55" (140cm), not including fringe What You'll Need Togepi Pattern Because I like Togepi. Materials:Tan and white yarnCrochet hook, duh (any size, as long as your stitches are tight enough that the stuffing won't show through)StuffingNeedle for sewingFelt/fabric paint in black and white for the face and red and blue for the shell markingsScissors (don't know why no one ever lists them, but I find them to be extremely helpful) Head spikes (make 5):With tan:Round 1: sc 6 in magic ringRound 2: sc in next 2 stitches, 2sc in next around (8)Round 3: sc in next 3 stitches, 2sc in next around (10)Round 4: sc in next 4 stitches, 2sc in next around (12)Rounds 5-7: sc aroundF/O, but don’t stuff!

Craftside: Knit leaf coaster pattern from the book The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting by Margaret Hubert It's Thursday and that means Question day with a book Giveaway. The book is The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting and today you get a free knit leaf coaster pattern from the jam-packed book of knitting fabulousness! Leave your answer to today's question in the comments section of today's post by Midnight ET on Thursday, September 2, 2010: What is your favorite leaf (real or crafted)? Mine are Dusty Miller with a close second being fall maple leaves. The Dusty Miller because I love the idea of a leaf being so soft and fuzzy.

Easy Button Earrings Tutorial - StumbleUpon Did you know...that you can make new earrings with a button and a paperclip? True story! I've been trying to think of a way for us to make some earrings without having to buy supplies. Buying the beads and all the findings can really add up. :o( Sad. T-Shirt “Yarn” Tutorial I know what you’re thinking–you’re thinking, “t-shirt what?” You heard me. I said, T-shirt yarn. Get a load of this… Togekiss « AH! Creations My latest pattern is definitely one of my favorite pokemon. On Soul Silver he’s a part of my party (lvl 61: Aura Sphere, Fly, Extrasensory, and Metronome for those who are interested), so I had to try and make him. With a little coaxing from Beau I got to work on him shortly after finishing charizard and had the body and spikes done pretty quickly. The wings kind of scared me, but Beau and I figured out a way to do them and I think they turned out pretty nicely. I hope you like him!

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