Yarn

Out—stranding! See the colourful creations from Westhoughton Yarn Bombing Festival

THE 'thread' level was raised to critical at the weekend as the Westhoughton Yarn Bombing Festival came to town.<p>Woolly creations including a child, …

Manchester

A small town dreams big

Casey, Illinois' collection of over-sized objects has helped the tiny town halfway between St. Louis and Indianapolis loom large on the map of world …

Knitting

These DIY pompom earrings are the fluffy accessory you need to finish any summer look

We’ve been putting pompoms on everything this summer. From keychains, to rugs, to swimsuit cover-ups, everything looks better with a whimsical pompom …

Yarn bombing craze returns to town this weekend

WESTHOUGHTON will be festooned with colourful crafts this weekend as the town’s popular yarn bombing festival returns.<p>The event was introduced in …

Manchester

Make a DIY Bathroom Rug in 1 Hour or Less

Having a cushy rug under your feet is the coziest thing I can imagine, and it's nice to be greeted with a fluffy bathroom rug as soon as you get out …

Bathrooms

WIP Wednesday: October in August

This year at my house, July was all about Thanksgiving and Christmas. The month started with a big family turkey dinner while relatives were in town, …

Crafting

Make Your Own Knit Cat Bed

If you know me at all, you know I’m obsessed with my cat, Bisou, and that she’s ridiculously spoiled. She already has more beds than any cat …

Building a Blog with Next.js

<i>Originally published on timber.io</i><p>Next.js is an awesome new framework for building universal React applications. In simple terms, that means you can …

JavaScript

How to Remove Smoke Smell from Yarn with One Simple Trick

My dad was a longtime pipe smoker. It didn’t really bother me except when he smoked in the car. He quit after 30+ years—kudos to him.<p>Now that I’m a …

Crafting

How to Turn an Old T-shirt Into Yarn

Introduction: How to Turn an Old T-shirt Into Yarn<p>Do you have some t-shirts laying around and your wondering what to do with them? Make them into …

Sewing

Try Your Hand at Knitting These Adorable Toddler Socks

If you're new to sock knitting and know a toddler, this pair of socks is a great easy project for you to try. These rib-cuff socks are virtually all …

How to Crochet a Basket With T-shirt Yarn

Introduction: How to Crochet a Basket With T-shirt Yarn<p>Ok so you know how to make yarn out of an old …

Watermelon Bulky Yarn Baby Hat

Looking for a cute crochet fruit hat to make? This cute Baby Watermelon Hat Crochet Pattern is the perfect project! I love crocheting for babies and …

Watermelon

13,000 Strands of Colorful Yarn Dangle for Artist HOT TEA’s Latest Installation

Located inside the Mall of America.<p>Eric Rieger aka HOT TEA has garnered acclaim for his non-destructive street installations made of colorful yarn, spray paint, and stencils. The Minnesota-based artist has recently completed a new installation inside the Mall of America in Bloomington and it may be …

Mall of America

Thistle Wrap – Free Crochet Pattern

This post may be a little out of season as we’re currently in summer and this is an autumn/winter wrap. But for those of you who want to get a …

Farewell, Knitting Life

It’s been great getting to know you, singular strand of the fiber arts, but six months into knitting, I’m going to cut my losses and stop now. Like …

Knitting

Wear What You Make: Does This Color Make Me Look Happy?

It turns out that girl in middle school didn't know what she was talking about.The post Wear What You Make: Does This Color Make Me Look Happy? …

Knitting

How to Use React, ES6, Yarn and Webpack to Build a WordPress Plugin

If you have done any form of web development in recent times, chances are, you’ve heard of ReactJS (popularly referred to as React). In this post, we …

JavaScript

Netflix's darkly comic Ozark is a gripping yarn: EW review

We gave it an <b>A-</b><p>Crime dramas that audit the cost of morally murky American materialism are a dime a dozen, but <i>Ozark</i> makes a convincing case that this mostly spent genre still has worth. The 10-episode binge from screenwriter Bill Dubuque (who penned the 2016 thriller <i>The Accountant</i>) is a masterstroke …

Entertainment

5 Crochet Mistakes to Learn From

I’ve been crocheting a lot lately with the colder weather. It is a chilly 15C at our place today! How is it at your place? Summer or Winter?<b>When I</b> …

Crafting

Make This: Simply Striped Baby Blanket

This project is brought to you by the following joyous news: I'm going to be an aunt! I'm over-the-moon excited, and can't wait to meet my first …

OF-5

YARN WHIRLED: THE ROYAL FAMILY by Pat Olski

This is literally the cutest thing.

Royal Family

My Last $100: Becoming a Fancy Knitter Lady

Thanks, Instagram.<p>Over the last couple years, I’ve knocked out knitting projects with a singular goal: stashbusting. For the uninitiated, a stash is …

Knitting

My sins against Webpacker/Yarn and compiled Rails assets

This seems to be working so far, although there are some that would say I am breaking some cardinal rules of yarn/assets/etc, and some that probably …

Programming

A Home for My Sunnies Pattern

Designed By: Nicole Snow<p>Craft: Knit<p>Category: Home:<p>Yarn: 1 Skein of Darn Good Yarn's Firecracker Recycled Resolution Yarn<p>Needle/Hook Size:<p>Level: …

Crochet: one supersize creation and you’re hooked

The craft of crochet may well take its name from the French word meaning “small hook”, but there’s absolutely nothing petite about the smooth wooden implement Sarah Shrimpton is wielding. Nor the lime green bean bag I am sitting on.<p>For those of us with dusty memories of dark houses with lacy beaded …

West Sussex

Why Knitting Is The New Yoga

This post first appeared on Glitter Guide.Our features editor describes how she's found relaxation through knitting…The post Why Knitting Is The New …

Knitting

fibreshed melbourne knitalong

Help support your local yarn supplier (and farmers, too) and take part in Fibreshed Melbourne’s Knitalong this winter.Help support your local yarn …

Melbourne

Chop wood and carry water.

It’s a large part of your creativity<p>My grandmother was a knitter. Whenever she had a free minute — which wasn’t often in her full-time job as a nurse …

Knitting

Pebble Floor Cushions Crochet pattern by Tracey Todhunter

Description<p>**Intro: **This pattern first appeared in Inside Crochet issue 37 in January 2013. Worked in simple spirals of double crochet it is an …