Knitting A Blanket Super-Sized

Knitting A Blanket In Free Time

Oversized blankets are quite the fashion accessory for the home. These large, cozy blankets have a practical use as a warm cover for a bed or sofa. At the same time, they look great draped over furniture for a soft look. This popularity and the scale of the blanket mean they are not cheap. However, I have discovered a great alternative. The Giganto Blanket is a great knitting project for anyone that wants one of this products at home without the high cost. All you need are the appropriate materials, 4 hours of free time and some perseverance.

So How Do You Go About

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My Fav Valentine Cookie Recipe

Best Cookie Recipe

I know the main focus of this blog is knitting and yarn craft, but baking is a craft too. Besides, don’t we all deserve a little treat once we finally finish the big project we’ve been slaving over? This cookie recipe has some purposes for us keen knitters.

First, they are a delicious treat. Second, they are Valentine cookies, so make a great additional gift alongside other craft items at this time of year. Third, they are a project you can share with a loved one. That may be in order after you’ve huddled up in a corner with your needles, yarn, and iPod for …

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Tips For Cleaning Red Wine Out Of Clothing

Stain Removing From Clothes

Stains and dirt are an unavoidable inconvenience with our clothes, but some are worse than others. Personally, there is nothing more annoying than red wine on a beloved knitted sweater. The good news is that red wine stain removing is easy with these cloth cleaning tips.

The First Piece Of Advice That I Have Is To Think Fast!

The last thing you want is a big stain of merlot ruining your favorite sweater. In an ideal situation, you will take it off straight away and start the cleaning methods while the wine is wet. The longer it stays there, the  chance it has of sleeping in, …

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Prepare Your Home For The Holidays

Crafts And Home Hobbies – Christmas Holidays

When is the best time to start preparing for holidays? It all depends on how laid back you are. I like to start on my craft projects early so that there are still a fun hobby, not a chore. Crafts and home hobbies make Christmas even more special, and there are many ways to incorporate them into your celebrations. I have compiled 15 top tips for decorating, crafting and welcoming guests. Let’s start by looking at some top ideas for papercraft, knitting and baking.

Papercraft

Christmas Cards

1) Make Christmas cards, thank you notes and place cards early in the month. This means you …

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How To Knit A Scarf

Designing A Knitting Scarf

Scarves should be the easiest thing to knit because they are just rows of stitches and blocks of color. We determine how long and thick they are and what colors to use. They may be simple, but we all have to start somewhere.

I started with scarves and remember how nervous I was about knitting scarf patterns. I worried about casting on, changing yarn and making it all look neat. In this guide, I want to talk about how to knit a scarf in 10 easy steps. Ten may seem like a lot but trust me, many of these knitting steps are small and easy.…

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7 Steps To Deep Clean Your Home

Best Cleaning  Methods For Your Home

Spring cleaning is something we all have to do, but that doesn’t mean that we have to look forward to the task. I try and be good at blocking out a week in my calendar months in advance. The whole week with no distractions and a focus on cleaning. That doesn’t mean I don’t groan when I flip the page and see it. This year I decided to prepare early.

I came up with a seven-day plan of attack split between different rooms. I worked so well I’m doing it again in 2017. I thought I would share my cleaning methods and ideas to …

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Leftover Yarn Art

Knitting Project

A few months ago I had a moment of realization during my knitting. I’m always left with scraps of yarn from knitting and crochet projects. So what should I do? Should I throw the leftover strands away after each session and waste expensive, precious wool? That seems a shame when I have spent so much on materials and so much time crafting the project.

Maybe you like me and have a bag of loose pieces from different segments of scarves and jumpers. I looked at this mass of multicolored yarn and realized I needed a use for them. No strand is worthless. Instead, we can use them …

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