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Finding the right place to buy yarn supplies can be a hassle, especially if you’re not sure how to separate the best stores from the bunch

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Luckily, there’s a small handful of hallmarks you can look for to narrow down your search. We can sum them up as inspiration, quality, and education. Any yarn store that goes out of its way to foster these hallmarks is acting in the best interests of its customers and worth your consideration. Let’s find out why: Free Patterns for Everybody! When it comes to any creative endeavour, finding that spark of inspiration can be the difference between a half-finished project and a garment you’re proud to wear. This is why a top-quality yarn and crafts store should offer a wide...

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Leggings have to be the most comfortable garment ever invented, they look good on so many people from all different age groups and body types

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Leggings look great with a t-shirt for exercise but also they are the perfect pant to wear with a chunky sweater to relax on the couch at home. I have always wanted to make my own leggings and have actually bought a couple of patterns to try, but when I found this great Youtube video by Made Everyday, where the process of actually cloning your favorite leggings is intricately described in a step by step fashion with every shortcut idea included to boot. There are two ways to cole your leggings included in the video, one is to cut your...

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Crocheted fringe is the hallmark of all the great Sixties and Seventies boho style, it looks great on just about everything from blankets to ponchos

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I had always believed it as really difficult to make so I really shied away from patterns that had a fringe, but when I saw this great video tutorial by Hectanooga 1 on Youtube, she really was like a myth-busting hero who blew away those old ideas and presented a really simple way to make crocheted fringe as an addition to any pattern you are making. The way Hectanooga explains how to make this fringe in a very simple way, she uses an ordinary Bic pen to measure how long you make the long loops that will become the fringe...

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Why, hello there from me and my new friend, “Bones.” We are both very excited for Halloween this year

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Ha. But seriously, I bought a few life-size skeleton decorations for our holiday house and I kept talking to this one every now and again. It started as a joke, but I think it’s morphing into something else. Send help! I love a fun, seasonal sweater this time of year (or T-shirt, depending on the weather). I worked with Canon USA to create a few Halloween-themed printable templates you can use to make your own Halloween sweater at home. I’ll also give you a few tips for making any design you can print at home in case you want to...

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Why, hello there from me and my new friend, “Bones.” We are both very excited for Halloween this year

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Ha. But seriously, I bought a few life-size skeleton decorations for our holiday house and I kept talking to this one every now and again. It started as a joke, but I think it’s morphing into something else. Send help! I love a fun, seasonal sweater this time of year (or T-shirt, depending on the weather). I worked with Canon USA to create a few Halloween-themed printable templates you can use to make your own Halloween sweater at home. I’ll also give you a few tips for making any design you can print at home in case you want to...

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