Color Theory 101: selecting yarns that go together A lot of patterns going around at the moment feature stripes: two or three colors that go together perfectly. You could follow the colors suggested in the pattern sample… but you want to try something a little different. But how in the world do you pick a colors that go together? Color theory. Missie Krissie: Tutorial: how to make vintage lace flowers... Is it possible to have too much lace? (The one below looks small- it's not, it's huge!) *Scoff* No way!But when one does have so much lace, one should find projects to do with it. I don't know if everyone already knows how to do this but I can't find any tutorials for it on the web.
Tips and Tricks - Heels Toe Up, Afterthought Heel Socks By: Jill L. Schaefer© Level: Intermediate/Advanced Beginner Materials: Sport Weight Yarn and Needles appropriate for Sport Weight Yarn 24” Scrap Length of Contrast Yarn (In same weight as main yarn) Stitch Markers Scissors Yarn Needle Optional: Row Counter Crochet Hook For Picking Up Stitches Pattern instructions are for a child's sock. For clarity and economics (yours!) the photos are in black & white STEP 1: Cast On ½ the total number of stitches for toe.
DIY Easy Norwegian House Slippers (the crochet version by Mommyknows) Last week after Craftzine so kindly put my Candy Sushi post up on their site, I found this nifty tutorial for Norwegian house slippers over there as well. I loved them, and the crafty side of me, that I try so very hard to suppress, just came bubbling to the surface. I was going to make these slippers! There were a few problems though … I didn’t have the right weight of yarn –> Ah, to heck with that, I’ll just make do with what I do have, as long as it’s wool and will felt … who cares right? Aladdin Pants Sewing Pattern and Tutorial I made these pants because I wanted something fun and a little different from the pants leggings pants routine of my daughter's wardrobe. My first attempt left something to be desired, so I tried again. This time I love how they turned out. I also love this hearts and flower baby cord that I got from Joann's.
bonnet facile knitting for last minute gifts is part of the holiday season and often unexpectedly fun. this year a slouchy hat using two luxurious skeins of eyre, for a close friend seemed just right. last-minute slouch ::: yarn :: madelinetosh eyre (225 yds (206 meters): “milk”, 2 skeins, madelinetosh tosh sock (395 yards / 361 meters) : “robin’s egg”, 1 skein. note : both yarns are held doubled throughout. needles :: one US 9 (5.5mm) 32” (80 cm) circular needle. change needle size if necessary to obtain gauge. notions :: 1 stitch marker for marking beginning of round and a darning needle for securing remaining sts.
Free Crochet and Knit Patterns Slippers: NEW!Apache Tears Slippers (Crochet) - I love the Apache Tears Afghan, so decided to work this design into a slippers pattern. low-cost bamboo housing in vietnam by H&P architects apr 08, 2013 low cost bamboo housing in vietnam by H&P architects vietnamese low cost housing by H&P architectssix member family developed by vietnamese H&P architects, the low-cost housing project is situated in a flood-stricken region that receives extreme temperatures year-round. meeting the basic residential needs of a residential dwelling, the building will be assembled using minimal components and bamboo module units. secured using anchors, ties and solid connections, the structure will be strong enough to float in floods. built with local materials such as bamboo, leaves and recycled oil containers, the concept combines traditional architectural characteristics to distinguish the exterior fabric. costing just under 2000USD per unit, the plan allows for mass-production, and the ability for villagers to build themselves. eight member family
Sliding loop : an easy way to begin granny square! The double sliding loop is my favorite way to begin a granny square. I find this method fabulous as I can make the beginning ring the size I want. I worked it with a double ring as I find it more safe and easier to weave in end the tails. And here is a tutorial just to share with you my way to work : 1.
Ballerina Top Adult size Free Pattern Ballerina Lace Top Adult size By AnnooCrochet Designs (Pattern is for XS size ) You will Need: Crochet hook : 3.25mm Tapestry Needle