Author: aimee

How Do I Keep The Fringe From Unraveling?

One of the biggest challenges in making handmade items is how to keep the fringe on your projects from unraveling. After all, fraying yarn at the ends of your handmade items can be really frustrating, especially if you have to re-do certain sections over and over again. Luckily for you, you don’t have to do more work than you need to do. Just read on the tips below and you’re never going to have to worry about fraying again. Easy Solutions to Deal With Fraying To prevent the fringe on your projects from unraveling, you can either buy special...

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Is Crochet Easy to Learn?

If you’re interested in learning how to skillfully turn yarn into fabric, crochet is a handy craft to learn. Apart from being able to create handmade sweaters and scarves, crocheting can also be a very relaxing hobby. The good news is that it’s not all that hard to learn. Unlike other crafts that require years of practice until you are able to see beautiful results, there are many simple crochet patterns available for beginners who haven’t even picked up a hook in their lives before. Really, you don’t have to take anyone’s word that crocheting it’s easy, but perhaps...

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Knitting or Crochet: What is Easier to Learn

One of the joys of either crocheting or knitting is the ability to transform different kinds of yarns in all sorts of colors and textures into wearable items in the form of sweaters, scarves and even jewelry. Yet, either knitting or crocheting is not one of those hobbies you can just pick up today and be incredibly good at overnight. It takes months of practice and a number of projects in order for you to be good at any craft. So, the question is: Which is one is easier to learn? The Art of Crocheting Crochet is an extremely...

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Two Excellent Flight-Approved Alternatives for Crochet

While it is highly unlikely that you will be refused entry in airport security just by bringing your crochet hooks and yarn, it can happen in rare occasions when you chance upon very strict staff. Especially if you have a long-haul flight in store and all that yarn in hand, it helps to be prepared of what other crafty alternatives you can do to pass the time. Below you will find some excellent ideas that are just as productive and somewhat true to your art. Finger Crochet While crochet is most commonly done with a hook, there is no...

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How to Crochet a Classic Granny Square

If you were looking for a beginner-friendly project to work on, learning how to crochet a classic granny square would make for a good starting point. Aside from being one of the most useful skills for you to learn, the granny square can be pieced together to make just about any crocheted item that you can think of. From purses and placemats to sweaters and scarves, the classic granny square is incredibly versatile and certainly useful in your technique arsenal. Before you get started, it is important to know that there are many different variations of a granny square....

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