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Christmas afghans to crochet typically can be in the traditional Christmas colors of red and green but there are several Christmas crochet patterns that featured afghans in shades of winter blue, cool whites and other winter colors. If you are looking for the perfect afghan to crochet for the holiday season take a look at some of these fun and interesting Christmas afghan projects.
While crocheting many people have pets that rest comfortably by your side or at your feet and watch you as you finish a project. Dogs and cats would enjoy a warm cozy blanket or toy that you have crocheted for them and why not choose one from the Leisure Arts book Cuddles to Crochet for Pets .
The Spinning Wheel, on Tithe Barn Street, first opened as a textile shop in 1984 and its building has been around since the street was just a dirt path. Its current owner, Julie Tipton, took on the shop in November 2009, having had an interest in knitting and crocheting from a young age.
Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival Find yarn, tapestry and other fiber Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1rZRthq It's a Fiber Festival weekend at the Hemlock Fairgrounds Sept. 20 and 21 as the Finger Lakes Fiber Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary.
These DIY crochet shoe lace designs are the perfect way to dress up a pair of ordinary sneakers with a much needed boost of color. These laces are surprisingly easy to knit and you'll feel so accomplished with your work once they're done.
It takes Kathy Norris 30 minutes to crochet one row of a blanket and 45 hours to complete the rest. Five years later, she's working on finishing her 128th installation, meaning that all together she's spent 5,760 hours, or 240 days, making blankets for disabled veterans.
On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania.
Artists do what they love because, well, they love what they do. And kids love to play because, well, it's fun.
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The Intimate Britney Spears line includes 10 different stories each named after and inspired by flowers like Amaryllis, Buttercup, Ambrosia, and Jasmine. From bustiers, kimonos, and lingerie to night gowns accompanied by basics, sweats, and jersey sleepwear-the pop star's goal was to create pieces for every type of woman.
Tyson Jesso of Gander was the first person to knit a scarf to donate to the 2016 Special Olympics Scarf Project. Jesso is an athlete with the Gander Wings Special Olympics Club.
Many people who knit or crochet have a tough time adding a new skein or ball or yarn and making it sturdy enough not to unravel, while still keeping it neat and tidy. There are many methods to join yarn, but one of the best ways to join yarn that is invisible is the Russian join method; it's the sturdiest method of joining yarn without tying a knot in it, which isn't recommended.
For Ashley Scott, a love for crocheting turned in to a love for fiber. Now she's trying to turn a passion into a business.
The Ball Room at Fort Hays State University filled with stockings, soaps and trinkets as 12 vendors gathered Saturday to sell handmade crafts. The second annual Handmade on the Prairie Craft Show began as a way to give venders statewide the opportunity to display their homemade items.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:03 pm
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