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How to make a center pull ball. This came about from a thread on knittinghelp.com.

How to make a center pull ball

I mentioned how I create a center pull ball of yarn without using a store-bought yarn winder, so I thought I would put together a photo tutorial for those who wanted to see how. Here goes: Start off by putting 6 inches of your yarn into the center of a paper towel tube. How to Make Dessert: 386 of The Best Dessert Recipes. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 4, 2013.

How to Make Dessert: 386 of The Best Dessert Recipes

Food/Cooking. How to Block and Join Your Crocheted Granny Squares. The blocking of articles made of granny squares—the process whereby the squares are squared up—can be done in one of two ways.

How to Block and Join Your Crocheted Granny Squares

The granny squares can be blocked individually, but this is extremely time-consuming and should be done only if a square seems very distorted. To ready such a square for blocking, pin it wrong side up to a flat surface — measuring to make sure the dimensions of the square are the same as those given in the directions—and proceed as described below for blocking assembled articles. To complete any granny square project, individual squares must be joined.First, all yarn ends should be woven into the back of each square and trimmed. With experience, you will find it easy to conceal yarn ends on one round when crocheting the next round. This requires placing the yarn end along the stitch into which you are crocheting so the stitch you are working will conceal both the top of the stitch on the previous row and the yarn end. The sloppy slip knot: how to work in the round with no hole  If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed.

The sloppy slip knot: how to work in the round with no hole 

Thanks for visiting! The typical way of starting to work in the round is less than ideal for amigurumi. The standard way is to make a slip knot, chain 2, and then single crochet six times into the first stitch. Why isn’t this the best? It leaves an icky hole that lets stuffing poke through, as shown in the photo above. Food and kitchen. 10-Minute Homemade Hot Fudge. I don’t even love ice cream.

10-Minute Homemade Hot Fudge

Two Minute Hawaiian Pie. Kitchen Cheat Sheet Guide On Basic Cooking Techniques. Diffеrеnt people likе tо eat diffеrеnt ways.

Kitchen Cheat Sheet Guide On Basic Cooking Techniques

Cooking 101: Everything You Need to Know About Making Your Favorite Dishes. Easy Homemade Microwave Popcorn. The 8th Gem: Week 12: Granny...a square in a sq in a sq. A little bit of agonising going on here, this last week I have had so many ideas my hands can't work fast enough and i am also considering an Etsy or similar account for a few special patterns.

The 8th Gem: Week 12: Granny...a square in a sq in a sq.

The 8th Gem: Block stitch and Interlocking block stitch. Is an easy and quick stitch to do, alternate rows of 3dc and chain stitch loops to take the next row of 'dc block' I like the effect and the speed of this stitch as shown in clutch bag design in the Lets Get Crafting magazine.

The 8th Gem: Block stitch and Interlocking block stitch

Carina's Craftblog: Granny square joining tutorial. Just a warning before we get started with the tutorial, there's LOTS of pictures and I may go into too much detail, but that's just what I do. ;-) By the way, this is the yarn I use.

Carina's Craftblog: Granny square joining tutorial

Dc/treble: this refers to the same stitch. Dc if you use US crochet terms and treble if you use UK terms. Crochet Granny Infinity Scarf and Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern. Soft Clusters Ripple Afghan. This afghan is soft and cuddly and so easy to make.

Soft Clusters Ripple Afghan

The borders and edges are included as you go. Make it in a solid color or with as many color changes as you like. The example is made in Caron Simply Soft, a soft worsted weight yarn. Size: This blanket can be made any size. Five widths are given in the directions. Materials: Worsted weight yarn Size H (5mm) crochet hook Abbreviations: ch = chain ch sp = chain space dc = double crochet sc = single crochet yo = yarn over The beginning chain should be a multiple of 16.

Easy Worsted Afghan. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 4, 2013 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically.

In order to track any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will include a historical reference at the top of this document. This Privacy Policy will tell you, among other things: Your California privacy rights. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/YOUR AGREEMENT Company websites are not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18 or those who are not legal residents of the United States. The Simplest Scarf. Regardless of whether you're a complete beginner or an old hand, this scarf is not only very simple and straightforward, it's also very, very fast: you can easily finish it in an evening (yes, photographic evidence follows.) You need: Approximately 100g yarn (about 3.5 ozs) This will vary according to the width and length of the scarf!

An appropriate hookMine was made with half a 7oz-skein of Vanna's choice and an 'I' hook Abbreviations: ss – slip stitch / chain stitch dc – double crochet [tr - treble - in British English]Start by chaining the amount of stitches necessary to get your scarf's desired width. This should be a number that you can divide by three and it should be an uneven number (why? I'll show you later.)Chain 27.

Round 1Then chain six more stitches. Round 2Chain 3, then 1 dc [tr] in the space created by the 3 chain in the previous row. Repeat rows 1 and 2 till the scarf is long enough, finishing with row 1.