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A Surprise Gift

A few months ago I received a surprise offer of a free loom. As a knitter and spinner, I was instantly intrigued. Years ago I dabbled in weaving with a table loom. It was enjoyable but I was in school at the time so I still learning to spin so didn’t explore weaving very deeply. Thinking this new loom would […]

Yarn Memory Jar

A version of this pattern was previously published on Think Crafts! Knitting and sewing both create lots of fiber scraps. Instead of throwing them away, why not upcycle them? A pretty glass jar lets you display fiber scraps of your past projects. This tutorial will show you how to create your own yarn memory jar. Craft Misc. Crafts Difficulty Beginner […]

T-shirt Skirt

A version of this pattern was previously published on Think Crafts! T-shirts are a great material for upcycling projects. Bright, bold colors make a fun combination for a unique skirt. Thrift stores generally have lots of t-shirts in various colors, often with logos. This tutorial will show you how to create a 2T sized skirt. Craft Sewing Difficulty Beginner Materials […]

Knit Gift Purse

A version of this pattern was previously published on Think Crafts! The holidays are here. Need a quick handmade gift? I had a last minute gift to make and managed to crank this purse out over a weekend. If you need a gift and have little time make this purse. I wrote this pattern as simply as possible to help […]

Fridge Magnets

This post was previously published on Think Crafts! Need a special gift for a graduate this month? Fridge Magnets make a great present. Collect images from magazines and specialize a set for friends. Of all of my handmade gifts these magnets get the best reaction. Materials Glass Marbles Magnets ½” Eclectic Adhesive E6000 Miscellaneous magazine images Cardstock Pattern Find small […]

Birthday Knucks

Josh and I have spent the summer and fall back in the States visiting friends and family. These Knucks were made for his sister’s birthday. They fit her great and now that the weather is cooler she wears them often. The yarn is from Josh’s wonderful gift of yarns he brought me back from Norway and Iceland. The pattern is […]

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