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15 Ideas to Knit With Bulky (Chunky) Yarn

While working with the chunky fibers of bulky yarn can be a little more difficult, many knitters prefer them for last-minute projects. Thanks to its increased density, this chunky yarn allows you to finish knitting projects faster compared to those requiring a finer yarn. The trend of using bulky yarn in knitting doesn’t seem to…

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20 Lovely Crochet Cactus Patterns and Ideas

Instead of having to deal with the hassle of growing a real plant, why not add a decorative touch to your home by using a crocheted cactus? As opposed to a real cactus, a crocheted one doesn’t have thorns. It brings a soft texture to the room and plenty of organic visual appeal without the…

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15 Beautiful Knitted With Cotton Ideas (And How to Knit Them)

Acrylic and wool yarns tend to dominate the world of knitting. Crafters are aware of the existence of cotton yarn but find it more difficult to work with. It feels less flexible than other types of yarn, but it can be surprisingly simple to incorporate into a multitude of knitting projects. It turns out that…

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30 Cute Amigurumi Pattern and Crochet Ideas

Amigurumi refers to cute crocheted or knitted stuffed toys. If you know how to crochet, it’s safe to say that you can make lots of lovely creatures by using amigurumi patterns and ideas. The Japanese art of amigurumi isn’t really new, but it seems to be enjoying a resurgence in popularity thanks to the multitude…

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10 Genius Knitted Dog Sweater Patterns For Your Pup

If you want to keep your beloved pet warm during the cold season, consider using a knitted sweater specifically designed for dogs. Your furry friends might be reluctant to use it at first, but they’ll quickly appreciate the warmth of a high-quality knitted sweater. Instead of buying this kind of pet wearable item from the…

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15 Ingenious Zip Tie Hacks and Uses

Zip ties are incredibly versatile and practical to have around your home. With their help, you can fix small problems, get rid of clutter, and tackle all kinds of odd jobs. Zip ties are comparable to duct tape in the sense that they appear to have countless uses. There are many ingenious methods to use…

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Holiday Ornaments From the Kitchen

Each year as the holiday season comes near, we can’t help but submerge our senses into the season’s joyful sights and sounds. The magical season is almost here, and our need to get busy with preparations overflows with excitement. Isn’t it great to prepare crafts or bake goods for the whole family to enjoy?  I…

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Michaelmas Dragon DIY Crafting

Michaelmas is a festival that marks the turning of the seasons. Traditionally, it is celebrated on September 29th. In Medieval times, Michaelmas was celebrated as a time for gathering: landlords gathered rent, people gathered food, and the food was gathered into cupboards and storerooms. A celebration was held to rejoice in the harvest if it…

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Stone Soup Wooden Playset DIY Project Crafting

This set is perfect for use as a demonstration of the story in The First Thanksgiving. It also would be a great addition to a nature table or centerpiece for Thanksgiving dinner. I chose the iconic tipi home for the ease of making it, but you may also choose to use a more historically accurate…

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Playing with Light Activities for Kids

In our busy, commercialized lives it can be difficult to slow down, be present and connect with our children. But when we finally allow our grown-up selves to put aside the “must get done” stuff and allow ourselves to play, we reap personal and familial benefits beyond anything we can imagine. Imagine getting lost in…