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  • Re: Need help working with super bulky yarn

    Yes, you need to feel the stitches. Be careful not to twist your work, especially when you first start. You need to make the stitches larger than you think you should. Pull the yarn as far as you need to in order to make each stitch flat. When you join to the previous row or round, instead of slip stitching...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by Cdanireed on Jun 21, 2014
  • Mohair Tips / Advice

    Someone gave me some very large balls (450 grams) of Mohair ( 90% +) yarn - heavy worsted or bulky weight. I made a beautiful, simple Kimono, with large hook ( N - I think) and double crochet. It wasn't neccessary to block, but it was shedding so I put it in the dryer with a Bounce dryer sheet. It...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by cmoehl on Jul 7, 2012
  • Crochet Toy Caterpillar with leftover yarn

    I have had best time using up all of my leftover yarn to make a multicolored caterpillar for my grandson. You can just keep on crocheting these balls and legs, matching up wild colors until you get rid of your old yarn. It is hilarious! I got the pattern as a free gift from Charles Publishing along with...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by JaniceDiane on Oct 1, 2011
  • felting acrylic yarn!

    I was looking online some tips on how to felt acrylic yarn and there's nothing!!!!! so being the self taught/ resourceful person that i am i decided to try my own felting technique and after trying different things, i finally came up with a very easy and fast felting technique!!! *please note that...
    Posted to Tips (Forum) by shafna1989 on Aug 5, 2010