Crochet a Basket with T-Shirt Yarn

T-shirt yarn is fun to work with and great for sturdy home projects. Learn how to crochet a basket with T-shirt yarn. I’ve had this ball of T-shirt yarn for a long time. (It’s Lion Brand Fettuccine, which has been discontinued, but there are other T-shirt yarns out there, and you can make your own […]

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Try Finger Knitting {Craft Challenge, Day 123}

Finger knitting is a fun way for people of all ages to try knitting.

I love knitting with needles, of course, but it’s always kind of a fun trick to make familiar things in unfamiliar ways, such as with finger knitting. I was reminded his fun finger knitting is when I taught the girl, who isn’t quite ready for knitting with needles just yet. It’s a quick and easy […]

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Make a Tassel Necklace from a Keychain

Turn a tassel keychain into an on-trend necklace in five minutes or less!

I went to an event at my daughter’s school recently and scored as a door prize a lovely suede tassel keychain from GiGi New York. Sweet, right? Except I’m not really a giant keychain kind of girl. So of course I had to get crafty with it. These keychains are everywhere right now, and tassels […]

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Two-Color Pom-Pom DIY

two color pompoms

I spend a lot of time with yarn, because it’s my job. When the January DIY Challenge from Adventures in Making was announced as being yarn, I was kind of excited but also didn’t know what to do because I didn’t want to just knit something. I didn’t really want to crochet something, either, though […]

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