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One Skein, One Night, Seed Stitch Tall Cowl [ Easy, Free Knitting Pattern ]

One Skein, One Night, Seed Stitch Tall Cowl [ Easy, Free Knitting Pattern ]
This is my free knitting pattern for a super simple, easy to knit seed stitch cowl. It uses one skein of yarn, and can be knitted up in one night, making it a perfect and affordable last-minute present! It’s knit in the round, so there’s no seaming at the end, and it’s really warm and cozy. Supplies: 1 skein, Bernat Roving yarn, in a light grey Size 13 circular needles (hat sized length) Darning needles, for weaving in ends Instructions: 1. 2. 3. Related:  diy

Backlit Canvas Art Do you have one project that you've been longing to do, but just haven't found the time yet? This is it for me. I call it my Backlit Canvas Art and the inspiration piece has been pinned in my "Crafts to try" Pinterest board for ages. My "pin"speration is an artist's piece made from metal that has hand cut flowers all over it. Its backlit by Christmas lights, and I pretty much love it! So I decided to give it a go and create my version. There are two main differences between the two: 1. 2. The idea of the canvas is that during the day (ie. with the Christmas light off) you have a beautiful sculpture while at night (you guessed it, with the Christmas lights on!) How about a tutorial? Supply list Mounted canvas (mine is 10"x10") cardstock to fit on your canvas (mine is 12"x12") stamps ink pad X-acto knife light source* *I wasn't sure if I wanted to use a single bulb or Christmas lights so that is why both are in the above picture. I decided to go with the same flower theme as my inspiration piece.

11 Easy And Cute DIY Choker Necklace Tutorials In case you haven’t noticed, chokers are back in style in a big way – and no, this isn’t an old post from 1997. Chokers, AKA necklaces that sit snugly around your neck rather than resting against your collar bones or cleavage, are edgy, cool, and make a pretty big statement. Chokers were huge in the ’90s and early 2000s – think the wiry tattoo style or black velvet versions with a little charm – but like so many other ~classy~ accessories from that time, they fell off our radar for a while. Not convinced that these deserve a spot in your jewelry collection? 1. Source Transform a simple black cord into a seriously cool necklace with a few tools and a cute charm. 2. If you need to dress up or add a classy touch to your outfit, this choker is the perfect addition. 3. This choker style is super versatile because you can wrap it however you want, so you can wear it differently on different days. 4. This is so simple to make, yet it looks so impressive and cool. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Meubelstoffen online 5 Ways to Turn Zippers into Awesome Arm Candy UPDATE: By popular demand, Zipper Bracelet Kits ($15) and readymade Zipper Bracelets ($20) are now available in the Brit + Co. shop! You know we love turning unconventional materials into wearable accessories. Today, we’re tackling zippers! We figured out 5 simple, beautiful ways to create bracelets, cuffs, and bangles out of metal, plastic, and repurposed zippers. Materials: - zippers - E-6000 quick hold contact adhesive - velcro or snap buttons - leather crimps + clasps - Tools: needle nose pliers, sharp scissors First thing to do is get your zippers! 1. These bangles are sweet, and have a definite friendship bracelet vibe. Use colored zippers for these, in whatever colors you like. Attach cord ends so that you can add a clasp and loop. 2. For this one, you’ll want a zipper with some contrast. We chose a black zipper with gold teeth. 3. This one is silly simple! Get a zipper with a more interesting material like denim. 4. 5. Last, the wrap bracelet! And that’s a wrap (hehe!).

57 Days to Go: Anthropologie Copycat | New Dress A Day Like last week’s Anthropologie clutch copycat (refresher here!) that I crafted with my most creative pal Sonya Nimri… Our Anthro-esque clutch! …we also worked on another piece that we scoped out in Anthropologie’s most current catalog! Anthropologie Copycat We loved this lace stripe combo and found it would be easy to make with two thrifted pieces. A – striped shirt… Stripes! B – lace shirt… Lace! And little side note…we’re gonna make two tops, one for each of us to don. We layered the options to get an idea of how everything would look… Layer it! …and then we got cutting! Snipped! We used the Anthropologie catalog page as a guide as we trimmed. Puzzle Pieces! Once all our pieces were cut, we did a Frankenstein number on them!! Call us Gene Wilder, yo! We attached all the pieces and put our new shirts on!! Team Stripes! Hello, how cute are these?? Half & Half The Anthropologie shirt retails for $78… Anthropologie’s shirt …and ours cost just a few bucks. New Shirt Face! Model Sonya! Wild Hair! Happy Friday!

How To: Make Typographic Gift Wrap » Man Made DIY | Crafts for Men « Keywords: gift, christmas, wrapping, gift-wrap This year, I vowed to only make or buy handmade holiday gifts for my friends and family, and I've kept to it so far. But wrapping these gifts in commercial paper didn't seem to make much sense, so I wanted to create some handmade gift wrap to match. I happen to think a gift wrapped in newsprint is actually quite attractive, and love the look of text on a package, but wanted to put in a little more effort. So I came up with a cool option that's clean, masculine, and maintains the typographic look of the newsprint. Once I figured it out, it was actually quite easy and quick - less than ten minutes per gift. Here's how to do it: Materials and Tools Brown craft paper or solid wrapping paperA used bookUtility knifePencilScissorsAlphabet templates, available in four typefaces at set-up, such as light source and clear glass or plastic (see below)Glue stick 1. 2. 3. 4a. 4b. 5. 6. Happy Holidays!

Crochet: Simple Statement Ornaments « ohmygoodknits! // a knitting & crochet blog posted by Lisa on 11/13/2011 You knew these were coming, right? It’s just about mid-November, so that means it is perfectly acceptable to start making ornaments for your tree or to gift to family. Let’s get started! Materials 2″ cabone ring (I used wooden ones by Boye ) 3.75mm (F) hook small amount (approx. 10 yards) of worsted weight yarn one: start with a slip-knot around your hook and grab a loop from front to back through the ring (two loops on hook) two: yarn-over and pull through both loops on hook three: grab another loop from front to back through the ring (two loops on hook) four: yarn-over and pull through both loops on hook repeat steps three & four until you have 45 stitches around your ring. Slip-stitch to first stitch, then begin border rounds. Border Round 2: Ch 5, SC into first ch-4 loop, ch 5, *sc into next ch-4 loop, ch 5; repeat from * around, ending with a slip stitch into top of DC of last round. (15 loops) Fasten off, weave in ends.

Melmaria Designs DIY Anthropologie Inspired Top | Melmaria Designs Let’s preface this with a little story. I hope you like reading. Once upon a time, there was a girl who used Pinterest quite a lot. She loved browsing the travel, photography, DIY, food, and hair sections. One day, she found a very special pin. It was a photo of a woman standing with her back to the camera, wearing a top with a triangle insert of alternate fabric up the back. Anyway, I (okay, this story is about me) never got around to actually doing this DIY. So it inspired me to create my own shirt refashion DIY, especially after seeing these two shirts from Anthropologie. Aren’t they cute? DIY Anthropologie Inspired Top – What You’ll Need: A button-down, either from your closet or Goodwill. Wash, dry, and iron your shirt. Next, pull the shirt apart a little until you have a triangle-shaped space. Turn your shirt inside-out and pin your lace triangle to the reverse side of the shirt, lining up the lower edges evenly. Trim the lace edges and voila!

DIY FRIDAY: ADDING SLEEVES TO A SLEEVELESS DRESS (REFASHION TUTORIAL) These weeks are flying by -- somehow it's time for another round of DIY Friday! Lulu*s sent me this dress a few months ago, and although I totally loved it, I don't wear sleeveless tops, so it was super annoying to have to wear a jacket or a sweater over it all the time. We've been having a crazy heat wave here as well, so layers were completely out of the question. In an amazing stroke of good luck, I found a similar printed chiffon fabric at the LA fabric district, so I brought it home, lined it with some lightweight white cotton, and whipped up some sleeves for this dress. Now it's the perfect dress -- this silhouette is maybe my favorite ever for my body. So today I want to show you have to make a simple sleeve to add to a sleeveless dress -- it's so easy! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. *Note: This Lulu*s dress has an irregular arm hole, with the little notch at the collar bone.

DIY FRIDAY: WHITE EYELET DRESS REFASHION During the summer, I pretty much live in dresses and skirts. The problem is that most of the dresses in retail that are my style are just too short for me. But I've discovered an awesome little refashioning trick for dresses that are too short. It doesn't work for every dress, but I've done it to a ton of different dresses and and I love it. Here's the trick to adding length. Once you've sized up enough to get enough length, then comes the refashioning part -- because most likely the neckline, sleeves, waist, and darts now do not fit you. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This dress also has a lining, but the lining is not attached to the dress at the sides, so the opening at the armpit allows them to be altered separately. Resizing the sides of the dress will make the arm hole smaller, so take in your sleeves a few inches as well so they will fit back nicely into the arm hole. Step 6. Step 7.