Giant Super Chunky Knit Blanket pattern by Theresa Boyce If you are looking for a big super chunky blanket, you just found it! I would rate this pattern to be on the easy scale. Skills needed: Knit, Purl, crochet chain Measurements: Approx 8 feet wide x 7 feet long (because it is chunky it might come out a little bigger) Materials: 16 skeins Red Heart 10oz super saver yarn or 12 skeins Caron One Pound yarn or 24 skeins Red Heart 7oz super saver yarn.
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Home Work - The TP Flower Project Some months ago I stumbled upon a really fun DIY with your kids blog post. While I have no kids, I still thought of saving that post and perhaps even try it myself one day (with or without kids...). Time passed and I completely forgot about it, until about a couple of months ago when I was going through my never ending "bookmarked web links" and I found it again. This time I left that page open and started working on it. At first I had to save every empty toilet paper roll.
Natural Soap Making Ingredients This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens Learn how to make Natural Soap page corner bookmarks This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. Placeholders special enough for the books that are special enough to remain in your culled-out-of-spacial-necessity collection.
Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art Well that’s a mouthful! So the time has come, it’s Pinterest Challenge time again! Every season Sherry from YHL and Katie from Bower Power throw a little link party to get people to stop pinning things and actually start making. This couldn’t have come at a better time because I have wanted to start this project forever and once Miss Kelly made her way into my kitchen I knew it was time to start it. This was the image I saw that sparked me to start saving my toilet paper rolls.
DIY Wood Burning: How To Tips & Project Patterns Plaid has this really cool craft tool ... called 2-n-1 Craft Tool! It's both a wood burning tool as well as a stencil burner all wrapped in one handy dandy package! When you say the words, "wood burning" or "pyrography" what often comes to mind is "man crafting" and burned wildlife such as eagles, bears, and wolves, or cabins, and landscapes on a log slice or simple board. Today, I'm sharing with you a couple fun wood burning tips while creating a super fun, more "lady-friendly" project. Did you know that wood burning can really be very relaxing and is a lot of fun? And did you know you can apply a light wash of acrylic paints to your wood burned project for a "pop of color," pretty cool, eh?
Natural Dyes - All Natural Ways To Dye Fabric Natural dyes for fabric of many kinds can be made from nuts and berries, and it’s not hard to get fabrics any array of beautiful colors you want, naturally! Note: Look here if you’re searching for homemade hair dye. It’s January. Cold, windy, snowy and just plain miserable in many parts of the country. During the winter break from school, when I’m cooped up in the house for days on end, I like to have projects to work on. Specifically, I’m a soap maker, but even that gets to be old hat after a while.