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The Kraft Farm: Crochet it up! Hair Ties and Headbands

The Kraft Farm: Crochet it up! Hair Ties and Headbands
Scrunchies are back!!! Ok maybe they're not making a comeback yet but it was still fun to give my old hair ties and headbands a quick makeover. Here's the tutorial... Materials: hair tie (the thicker the easier), crochet hook (3.5-5mm), yarn and scissors. Tie a slip knot around the hair tie Hold the two strands of yarn between your fingers. The loose end strand will be incorporated into the stitches so you won't have to tuck it in later. Insert crochet hook under the hair tie and catch the two strands Pull the yarn back through the hair tie and up to form a loop next to the slip knot Yarn over Pull through the loop you made Now you have ond stitch on the hair tie Start a new stitch by inserting the hook back through the hair tie Now continue to complete a stitch just like the first stitch Continue to stitch around the entire hair tie, making sure to pack the stitches in but not so tight that you're stretching the hair tie. Find the first stitch and insert hook, pull through the loop Related:  tutos crochetpersonal

Mon Sac 22 carrés à moi ... façon Facile Cécile : LE CHAT... ET L'AIGUILLE Je vous montrais il y a quelques temps la photo d'un encours ... Dessous, vous pouvez voir une page du livre de Facile Cécile, qui comprend non seulement de jolis projets, mais qui donne aussi envie avec les belles couleurs choisies pour ses réalisations ! j'ai choisi du coton Phildar n°3 dans plusieurs coloris tout en nuance de rose / violet, et du noir pour trancher ... Voici ma réalisation, mon Loulou adore (pour une fois ! cela vaut la peine de le dire !) Attention, shooting pour les photos ! Pour l'intérieur, j'ai doublement doublé : en fait, j'ai fait un sac extérieur noir (pour que cela "comble" les trous des grannies sur l'extérieur), et rose à pois Tilda pour l'intérieur... Je vous montre les photos de mon sac avant de le coudre à points cachés au sac Granny ... Et voici, une fois le tout monté ... une paire d'anses de mon stock ... Celui là, je l'adore ...

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle) My husband and I both have cell phones. And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may be moving phone cords around, to give our phones an extra charge while we’re chatting away……… or trying to charge our phones up before running errands or something. (Okay, and how about when you’re in a hotel or visiting family/friends. I was looking around on the internet for a solution and found this. It made the perfect little holder for my cell phone while it’s being charged. Holder for Charging Cell Phone And no more phone hanging down from the outlet while in this room or that room……..the cord and phone are now up off the ground, and tucked away into the little holder, while the phone drinks up a full charge. And of course I couldn’t just leave the poor little holder alone……I had to Mod Podge some fabric right onto it for some kick. If you look closely, you can see that the orange print is fabric. And turns out, it’s pretty useful.

Decision time..... THE FREE 8 PETAL PATTERN IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE SORRYThe 12 petal flower is a Japanese flower from a Book with a copy right on it but is available all over the internet. Noo noo needs a blanket for the bed and l did promise months ago to make one so my first bed cover is going to be for our beloved camper Noo noo... this is the flower l am going to use, but still working on the colour choice simple solid center I used a join as you go FOR JOINING THEM TOGETHER I also used TWO DIFFERENT Round 2's for the Noo Noo blanket Using an 6mm hook and two strands sometimes blended DK acrylic 8" diameter and l need to make it 40" wide x 54" long....perfect to go over the seat when not up as a bed Making 5 x 7 flower = 32 complete flowers.....a nice size to do and l'm keeping the wavy edge This is the camper so do l stay with the green and cream and a splash of orange or go for the rainbow of colour in the flags?... All l need to do now is a sample in the right colours! l'll be back

Gift Ideas for Poor Creative Souls (10) Posted by: Cathy on May 22, 2012 Tagged in: Untagged I just loved this Paint swatch chandelier! What a wonderful idea and those paint swatches you can pick up for free. You can use an old lampshade and use the frame or pick up an old one from the thrift store. These are the materials you'll need: - paint swatches in the same tones or you can use multi-colored if you prefer - wire frame from old lampshade (this will hang upside down) - large circular hole puncher - cellotape - cotton thread - scissors Start punching your circles from your paint swatches. Lay out your paint medallions, coloured side down, in the desired order. Turn your lamp shade upside down and fasten it somewhere where it can hang freely. The full tutorial can be seen here. For tutorials on how to market yourself online, click here.

Crocheted Flower Purse - Meladora's Free Crochet Patterns & Tutorials If you haven't subscribed to my video tutorials on YouTube yet please click the subscribe button below Video to help with the lining of the bag Making the center of the flower Ch 4 and sl st into beginning ch to form a ring. Ch 1 and DC 17 inside the ring, sl st into the first DC of the round, ch 1 and fasten off your yarn. Making the petals of the flower To make your first flower take your circle and sl st the color you chose for your flower petals into any DC st. Picture of first flower To make the second flower and the remaining flowers for the first row you will need to make it like you did the first flower, only stop after the 15th petal chain, do not attach the 15th petal to the center of the flower YET you need to stop and give yourself a tail of about 150 cms (meter and a half) or about 59 inches of yarn and then cut it, because you are going to need to do some weaving. Take your 15th petal ch and weave it into one of the flower petals of the first flower you made, then sl st.

&Nature& Altered Book (pic heavy) I recently participated in the Sewists/Yarnies V. Papercrafters Swap and I was inspired to make an altered book for my partner, browndog. The basis of the whole book were a few excerpts from poems with nature imagery. The following image is the back cover of the book with a quote I like from Oscar Wilde. The original book was a children's board book from the dollar store and I made nine layouts with pages torn from a French story book for background paper. Another of my favorites is a layout representing night time. I'm pretty proud of my spooky tree. With all of these embellishments, my book wouldn't sit flat, but that's normal for me. I learned some new techniques while crafting this and I had to wrap my head around embellishing an idea and not photos.

Granny Circle Placemats As hot weather settles over the city I can feel my summer appetite kicking in. Winter may be all about heavy red sauces and rich, maple drizzled squashes, but, for me, summer is a whole different story. Everything lightens up, and the operative word becomes "fresh", fresh salads, fresh fruit, fresh everything! And, so, to recognize this culinary shift, I decided that my tabletop would definitely need a summer overhaul. These Granny Circle Placemats fit right into the mood of summer: bright, casual and as fresh as this morning! For a no-fuss look I used Cascade's Ultra Pima. There are so many sunny colors of Ultra Pima to choose from, you can really have good time personalizing your placemats. The Materials Cascade's Ultra Pima, 100% Pima Cotton. 4 skeins of the Main Color (I used Natural #3718)1 skein each of four Contrast Colors (I used, from the top, Yellow Roses #3743, Gold #3747, Marigold #3749, and Ice Peach #3753)A size "E" crochet hook The Pattern Gauge 6 1/2 single crochets = 1 inch

SOLID BUBBLE BATH, BUBBLE BATH DROP RECIPE | THE PONTE VEDRA SOAP SHOPPE Dry 1 cup of cream of tartar 1 cup of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) 1/4 cup of sodium laurel sulfoacetate SLSA (powdered foaming agent) Wet 1/3 cup (more or less) of glycerin liquid a few drops of water-based soap colorant, food color, or FD&C color any fragrance or essential oil (we used Juniper Breeze) a mold (we used our small loaf mold) Makes 18 ozs. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl and add the colorant and fragrance a few drops at a time until the desired shade and scent are achieved. Mix in the liquid glycerin a little at a time until the mixture holds together in your hand. Transfer to your mold and press firmly into the mold. Unmold after about a hour and check for firmness. If it holds together when unmolded, cut into chunks or slices and continue to let dry on wax paper. To use: Drop into running bath water and enjoy the bubbles! Congratulations, M. buy SLSA | buy glycerin liquid & cream of tartar | buy fragrance oils buy our exclusive Kit

Tuto assemblage des fleurs pour l'étole japonaise Un petit tuto qui explique, je l'espère, l'assemblage des fleurs pour réaliser une belle étole japonaise. Vous venez de réaliser votre première fleur et vous souhaitez assembler deux fleurs, voici comment faire : Réaliser trois brides dans les 5 mailles serrées du rang précédent. Tirer votre laine pour créer une grosse boucle Prendre votre fleur déjà réalisée et passer le crochet dans la quatrième bride d'un pétale Tirer la boucle de la fleur à terminer Faire une maille serrée (refaire ses ongles pour les photos de tuto ne serait pas un luxe) Vous obtenez ça une fois la maille serrée terminée Terminer par 5 brides (les pétales font 8 brides au total. 3 B avant l'assemblage + 5 B après = 8 brides) Recommencer l'opération pour assembler le deuxième pétale. 3 B puis ouvrir la boucle. Passer le crochet dans la quatrième bride du pétale de la fleur terminée. Ramener votre laine, faire une maille serrée et vos 5 brides en suivant. Schéma d'assemblage des fleurs

20 minute crafter-DIY photo canvas First of all...I apologize for the quality of some of these photos. I was full expecting this NOT to work so I didn't even bother getting out my real camera until the end. It looks too easy, but I promise that it IS easy and quick. First, I trimmed down regular tissue paper to standard paper size (8 1/2in by 11in). Then, I did my best to iron it flat. I then ran the tissue paper through the printer like regular paper. Then I put a thin coat of mod podge on the canvas... ...gently laid my tissue paper over the canvas and quickly centered it...then working from the inside out...ever so gently pressed the tissue down and pushed the bubbles out towards the sides. Keep working until you get them all out...when you are done trim the edges. When that is done...gently add a light layer of mod podge on top. Allow to dry. I can't wait to try this again with a black and white photo...or for Christmas gifts! I'd love to see if you try this! P.S.

Etole japonaise au crochet - Le pot 2 colle & Cie Une fois terminée, elle ressemble à ça! Pour celles qui cherchent encore les explications: Chaque rang (rg) se termine par une maille (m) coulée (MC). Rang 1 : commencer par une chaînette de 6 m. Fermer par une MC. Rang 2 : faire 4 m. chaînette, puis en plongeant dans le cercle * une bride, une m. chaînette * répéter encore 10 fois et terminer par une MC (on a en tout 12 brides). Rang 3 : changer de couleur. Rang 4 : changer de couleur. Rang 5 : crocheter une m. serrée (MS) au milieu du groupe des 4 brides du rg 4, 5 m. chaînette, une MS au même endroit que la première MS, une MS entre 2 groupes de brides, répéter tout autour puis terminer par une MC. Rang 6 de la première fleur : faire une MS puis 8 brides dans chaque arceau, 1 maille serrée entre 2 ensemble de 4 brides, répéter jusqu’au bout, terminer par une MC. Assemblage : Les fleurs sont liées 2 à 2 par 2 pétales. Avec le diagramme, c'est plus simple... Partager l'article !