How to Decorate with Tassels made on the Martha Stewart Crafts® DIY Weaver(TM)

Now that you have made your tassels with the DIY Weaver, here’s how to add them to a finished object. These tassels are made with Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in the color Mint. The long strands at the top of the tassel make it easy to attach. You can use these strands to sew your […]

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Egads, I Have a Knot in the Warp!

Egads, I Have a Knot in the Warp!

– Egads, I have a knot in my warp (chuckles). It gives us an opportunity to look at a possible solution to this, it’s the simplest solution out there and it’s the one that I like to use. So, I’m going to just weave over it and then, while it’s still on the loom and […]

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Make an easy Crochet Lace Pineapple TableCloth Tutorial

Make an easy Crochet Lace Pineapple TableCloth Tutorial

this tutorial will be a crochet doily we will be working with the pineapple technique will be using a size 5 steel crochet hook size 10 crochet cotton we will be working 20 double crochet through the ring work 20 full double crochet, the chain one will not count as a stitch wrapping the thread […]

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How to Make Tassels with the Martha Stewart Crafts® DIY Weaver(TM)

Tassels are fun and easy to make with the DIY Weaver. You can add them anywhere! You can use any Lion Brand yarn to make tassels, and I’m using Vanna’s Choice. Insert one embellishment peg into the loom base, for the top of the tassel. The next embellishment peg will mark the center tie of […]

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The Knitter Next Door, Knitting Podcast, Episode 12, (accidental) Socks and the City

The Knitter Next Door, Knitting Podcast, Episode 12, (accidental) Socks and the City

hi there and welcome to episode 12 of the knitter next door podcast you are joining me Angie B in my home which is in Mansfield in Nottinghamshire which is fairly centrally located within the UK I live here with my husband Richard and our two sons Aidan and Ezra Aidan is 13 and Ezzy […]

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Wool Production Process

Wool Production Process

Wool is one of the most naturally inspiring fibres on the planet and undergoes a unique journey from the sheep’s back to the world of fashion. The first step is the classification process, categorising the wool for the end product. Wool fibres chosen for worsted garments tend to be longer and more uniform in length […]

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I am a Wool Waulker | INDIE ALASKA

I am a Wool Waulker | INDIE ALASKA

One… Two… Three… Four… Five… Back in the day In Anchorage you couldn’t just buy clothes very inexpensively most people actually made them so I’ve been sewing clothes for a very long time This is the kirtle. That’s what they call it. And then as time progressed, I wanted something unique. So hand weaving fabric […]

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Using the Ashford Blending Board

Using the Ashford Blending Board

Using the Ashford Blending Board to create beautiful rolags ready for spinning. Assemble the blending board Choose one of the three positions Attach the keel You can use on a table or place on your lap Place fibre on board Brush down Place more fibre and colours Brush down To remove use the two dowels […]

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The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course European History #24

The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course European History #24

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So we’re going to turn our attention now to the Industrial Revolution, one of the most significant developments in human history. Like, imagine with me that it’s 1820. I got this idea from the economist Robert Gordon by the way. You live in, say, […]

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