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The Wartime Spies Who Used Knitting as an Espionage Tool

Grandma was just making a sweater. Or was she?<p>During World War I, a grandmother in Belgium knitted at her window, watching the passing trains. As one …

Knitting

12 Short-Sleeved Cardigans Perfect for Summer Layering

Continue your sweater-knitting obsession all summer long with short-sleeved cardigan patterns like these.

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Determining Yarn Yardage from an Unlabeled Skein

It’s fairly common that once one has a SABLE (Stash Amassed Beyond Life Expectancy), some of the yarn in said stash loses its label in one form or …

What Is The Best Yarn For Knitting Socks? The Ultimate Sock Yarn Guide

<b>What is Sock Yarn?</b><p>Sock yarn refers to a yarn that is usually super fine and labeled Sock Yarn.<p>The American Yarn Council places it in the Super Fine …

Knitting

Vintage-Modern Style: Norwegian Knee-High Stockings

Handknitted socks are a timeless way to add a dash of style to any wardrobe. When you knit a pair of traditional Norwegian knee-high stockings, it’s …

How Knitting Can Heal Our Hearts

We already know that knitting can increase our happiness during the best of times, but it can also help us heal during grief, depression and other …

Knitting

9 Tips for Knitting Stranded Colorwork Socks

Stranded colorwork is the knitter’s version of painting by number—and just as simple. It produces intricate patterns using just two different colored …

Tylers Acid Free Organic Coffee - Regular

<b>Tylers Coffee is the world’s First and Only Acid Free coffee.</b><p>Tylers Coffee uses only the finest <b>AAA</b> <b>Arabica</b> coffee beans, single-sourced from the …

Swarovski Crystal Beads Sterling Silver Wholesale Jewelry Making Supplies

Austrian <b>Swarovski crystal beads</b>, Sterling Silver jewelry making supplies, glass beads, cloisonne beads and more.

Tree of life pendant with a big stone - wire jewerly

<b><br>What you will find here?</b><p>DIY Mother's day gifts, Father's day gifts & crafts<p>Spring pompon flowers - dandelions from yarn<p>You maybe do not want …

ScrapBusters: Badge Style Secret Pocket with Lanyard

Our <i>ScrapBusters</i> projects are especially designed to be fast and fun, and can easily be made with fabric and supplies from your stash. This handy …

Sewing

ScrapBusters: Triangle Pencil Case

<b></b> <b></b>The pencil. Do you think it has nightmares about being chased by digital keyboards? There are so many convenient electronic ways to jot a quick note, …

Typing

Everything You Need to Sew a Zipper or Replace a Zipper

Zippers tend to scare people off. There really is no reason to be afraid of sewing a zipper. There is a way to practice without spending a cent. …

Basic Techniques for Pastels

Each of these pastel techniques can be used on their own or combined, to produce a pastel painting. There is no right or wrong way. As with so many …

Sewing Misdemeanors: 20 Ghastly Things We All Do But Shouldn't

In honor of Halloween, we'd like to remind you of some <i>ghastly</i> things we all try to get away with when we think no one is looking. The sewing police …

Sewing

2017 Gift Guide: Handmade

We’re kicking the upcoming holiday season off with the first of many gift guides, where we scoured the internet to look for a collection of gifts …

10 gifts for the home you can sew or knit

As the purveyor of this blog I'm often behind the scenes, finding and sharing tutorials for the best Mod Podge projects on the planet. That means I …

Knitting

Free Printable Snowman Door Decorating Kit

Do you want to build a snowman…? (Yes, <i>Frozen</i> parents, now you’ll have that song stuck in your head the rest of the day!) I love when the house looks …

Chemicals

WATCH: 6 Easy Winter Craft Ideas

When the kids are home from school, but it’s too cold to play outside, they may start to get antsy. These easy winter crafts for kids are the perfect …

22 Holiday Decor Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Shout-out to smart, stress-free shortcuts.

An Introduction to Giant Stitching

Even with the most open weave of fabric, the thread or yarn you use will get a lot of wear, so start with no more than 24in of thread. Depending on …

Metal Frame Purse Tutorial

Frame clutches are easier to make than you think and make great gifts! Learn how to draft a custom pattern for a frame clutch with this metal frame …

Sewing

Learn How to Properly Set Fabric Paint With an Iron

Patience will ensure your fabric painting doesn't get ruined<p>Artists, crafters, and hobbyists find painting on fabric to be a fun way to transform …

Bound Sweater Knit Poncho with Boho Tassels

Ponchos are a classic trend that pop back up on a very regular basis. And why not? They allow you to go outside wrapped in a soft, cozy blanket and …

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