Category Archives: Tutorial

Two hundred+ Ties

A family member collected over 200 ties while working as a FBI agent.  After he  retired, the ties were forwarded my way to create a quilt. Most of the ties were 1980s and 1990s vintage. If you were not around … Continue reading

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Knitting Pattern for Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf

This post is the pattern for the Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf. Finished size:  7 ” wide by 6 feet long (does not include fringe) Gauge:  20 sts * 40 rows = 4 inches (not all that important) Note:  All … Continue reading

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Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf

A 100% Destashification Project. Complete Knitting Instructions (including fringe) here. The Yarn Stash contains a bin of “loved and left” – over yarn. Every knitter has some – might be left over from a sweater or maybe it was a … Continue reading

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Destashification Scarf Hanger

Such an Issue…. Many scarves sewn up using Stash Fabrics and the DD’s Infinity Scarf Directions – and no place to hang them. Stash to the Rescue. Materials: 4 – 5 foot long piece of 3″ – 4″ wide ribbon. … Continue reading

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Instructions for Tweed Stitch Scarf

The Tweed Stitch Scarf is a simple knit project perfect for those beautiful hand dyed/painted yarns – that we just had to have! The Tweed Stitch is basically a stockinette stitch with a “slip and half-wrap every-other-stitch” on the knit … Continue reading

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Fabric Christmas Decorations – No Sew

We just took down the Christmas Tree – early this year.  We stretch the season as long as possible. Making Christmas Ornaments is a family tradition.  These use left over Christmas fabric (see note on fabric at end of post.) … Continue reading

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Another “Cool Mom” Team Logo T-shirt

Our children’s activities provide many pleasures – and innumerable logo T-shirts. Logo t-shirts are rather shapeless and, well, none too flattering. The original Logo T-shirt remake included an empire waist and a surplice top. Tunics with side seam inserts like … Continue reading

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