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Polka Dot Pineapple: Tutorial

Polka Dot Pineapple: Tutorial
**This tutorial is intended for personal use only.** About 5 years ago, I prepared a tutorial with pictures showing how to create yarn from cotton t-shirts. Wouldn't you know it, when I looked for it this morning to post to my blog, it was nowhere to be found. I want to apologize in advance for the quality of this new tutorial. T-shirt yarn is a very durable yarn. Okay, I will start off by saying that I have had these t-shirts sitting around my house for over 3 months just taking up space. Luckily the t-shirts that I have to work with are in a good array of colors so eventually it will give me a nice variety to work with. **Please note that only the unprinted, plain portions of the t-shirts are suitable to make into yarn. Start by placing a t-shirt onto a flat work surface. Using a sharp scissor or rotary cutter and ruler, cut away the bottom hem. Take the bottom of the tube (closed end) and fold it upward, leaving a 1-inch margin at the top. Unfold the strips.

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