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Basic Striped Crochet Hat Pattern

Petals to Picots - When I teach my Beyond Basics crochet classes I like to incorporate fun projects to help students learn the techniques I cover. …

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30 Crochet Gloves & Mittens Patterns

With the change of the weather, we see some drastic changes happening around us especially here in this region because the winter season here is much …

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This Cheesy Chorizo Dip Will Be There to Console You If Your Team Loses

<i>This football season, we’ve partnered with Taste of the NFL and their favorite tailgating experts to share great game-day recipes for an even greater</i> …

Todd Fisher Shares Heartbreaking Drawing of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher in Heaven: 'I Miss Them Both So Much'

Todd Fisher, the surviving son of Debbie Reynolds, is picturing his late mother and sister Carrie Fisher together again.<p>One day after Reynolds’ …

How to Make Super-Cute Reindeer Cupcakes

Looking for an especially jolly treat to bake for Santa this year? Bake these reindeer cupcakes to delight your holiday guests and family!<p>One of my favorite stories to hear around the holidays is "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." That story always added to my excitement as a child, and as an …

20 Unexpected Ways to Use Vinegar Around the House

<b>What if we told you there is one item in your kitchen pantry that can do it all? This homekeeping multitasker can whiten your laundry whites, wash your windows and mirrors, drive out pests, eliminate odors, and remove stains, and leave your surfaces sparkling clean. Enter: vinegar, your secret</b> …

DIY Fashion: Comic Book Shoes

Love comics? Bring some awesome geek girl fashion to your closet with a pair of DIY comic book shoes!<p>Transform beloved comic books—or any favorite book or piece of decorative paper—into a pair of trendy shoes that are uniquely yours with this detailed decoupage how-to.<p>Ready to give it a try?<p>Check …

How to Fix White Balance in Photoshop by Finding a 50% Gray Point

Here’s a great 2-minute video tutorial that teaches a technique for fixing white balance in Photoshop. The basic idea is that you can locate a 50% …

Multiplicity Summer 2015

Multiplicity Summer 2015<p>Follow<p>Multiplicity Summer 2015<p>Multiplicity's Summer 2015 issue is all about taking risks! From exploring the world with your …

Multiplicity Spring 2015

Multiplicity Spring 2015<p>Follow<p>Multiplicity Spring 2015<p>Multiplicity's Spring issue full of tips on raising imperfect little people. From raising …

Introducing a Breakthrough in DNA

AncestryDNA is turning family history inside out with our latest innovation in DNA science and technology. Within your DNA, you carry a history that …

Sewing Tips: 4 Ways to Finish and Bind Knit Edges

Now that you’ve sorted out sewing with knits, it’s the perfect time to talk about finishing. If you’ve ever wondered about finishing or binding knit fabrics, you’ll definitely want to check out this helpful guide!<p>Binding has a special place in my heart. I find that binding is often the neatest, …

Five Things You Can Do This Weekend to Clean Up Your Family Tree

The Cat In The Hat In Crochet

Since it happens to be National Crochet Week, it seems like an appropriate time to get started on a suitably whimsical crochet project. At least that’s what Redditor hookedkitten444 did by making a fantastic homage to <i>The Cat in Hat</i> using a pattern that Snappy Tots shared in honor of Dr. Seuss’ …

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DIY Crocheted Owl Yarn Storage Basket

Is your yarn stash getting out of control? Why not rein it in a little bit by turning some of your stash into this handsome owl basket where you can store the rest (or at least some of it)!<p>I’ve seen a lot crochet storage baskets recently, and knew one would be perfect for my mum for Mother’s Day to …

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Homemade Crocheted Olaf Hat

Redditor Spindleshuttleneedle wanted to buy their son a Disney’s Frozen themed hat, but they were afraid that he wouldn’t wear it, so they jut went ahead and crocheted a plain white beanie then embellished it with some amazingly accurate appliquéd details!<p>A few reddit commentors were so excited …

Instructions for a Plain Hdc Ribbed Beanie (The one I made Olaf with)

Less-Mess Bacon

This spatter-free oven technique puts the "bake" back in bacon. It’s also perfect for entertaining because you can cook multiple batches at the same time. Just remember that the timing will vary depending on whether you’re using thin- or thick-cut bacon.<p>1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.<p>2. Line 2 …

How-To: Crochet Broomstick Lace

Broomstick lace has the kind of luxurious antique look that, probably like many of you, I’ve always filed it away in my mind in the maybe-someday-when-I-have-more-time slot, right next to beautiful bobbin lace. Oh, how wrong I was! As it turns out, crocheted broomstick lace isn’t hard at all—the …

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Printable Star Wars Valentine

Here’s an adorable <i>Star Wars</i> themed Valentine’s card you can print right at home. The addition of the glow stick as Yoda’s light saber is pure crafty genius!<p>This free, printable card comes to us from the Design Wash Rinse Repeat blog. Be sure to click around there for more fantastic project ideas.

DIY Wood Cabinet to Stash Your Trash

Need a place to stash that unsightly garbage bin? Dawn Nicole created this one seen above using these plans from Ana White, seen below.<p>If you are handy with a table saw, or can get someone to cut the wood for you, this would be a great project to tackle if your New Year’s resolution is to level up …

Knitting Tips: Knitting Neat Underarms on Sleeves

If you’ve ever been frustrated by the wonky gaps and holes that sometimes occur as you’re picking up stitches when knitting sleeves, you’ll definitely want to check out this helpful guide for knitting neat underarms from Georgie at Tikki!<p>If your sweaters—or sock heels, jackets, and cardigans—are …

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Therese Sharp’s Geeky Mitten Knitting Patterns

If you’re a geek with chilly fingers, then Sweden based knitwear designer and charity organizer Therese Sharp has almost certainly come up with a knitting pattern for a pair of mittens that are right up your alley. So far, her patterns cover themes that include: Ghostbusters, Star Wars, Star Trek, …

How-To: Bow Tie Patchwork Pillow

Small home decor projects are a great way to give new quilt blocks or fabric combinations a test run. So, if you’ve been meaning to branch out a bit more in your creative sewing, you’ll definitely want to check out this cute bow tie patchwork pillow tutorial from Melissa at The Polka Dot Chair!

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How-To: Duct Tape Sleds

The snow has finally arrived here in Southern Ontario. It was quite odd not having any of the white stuff for Christmas this year, but no complaints from me.<p>Now that we’ve got some powder to play around in, it’s time to bust out the winter sports gear. For some this will include a toboggan, sled, …

Susan Crawford’s Princely Sweater Vest Knitting Pattern

If you’d like to outfit your own little prince in this stately little sweater vest recently sported by Prince George of Cambridge himself, then you’re in luck, because Jan Moir of The Daily Mail shared a knitting pattern that’s remarkably similar to it. Author and knitwear designer Susan Crawford …

DIY in the New Year: Knitting Basics

If learning to knit is on your to-do list for 2015, this fully illustrated knitting basics post from Max on Design Sponge is definitely a good place to start.<p>In Max’s helpful guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started—making a slip knot, casting on, working a knit stitch, and …

Harry Potter Themed Matchless Sock Holder

Have you got a pile of lonely socks? Finding their mate will be easier if you keep them all in one spot.<p>I love this whimsical Harry Potter themed sock collector created by Mely Goodman. She’s even created coordinating clothes pegs by painting and embellishing them with a glittery lightening …