Category Archives: Tutorial

A Manly, but still Secure, Luggage Tag

Colorful Secure Luggage Tags were the gifts of the 2014 Christmas Season. However, even the added level of security they provide could not convince my husband to attach something that colorful to his dark masculine (AKA:  boring) luggage. So he … Continue reading

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Bedskirt with Wrap Around Pleats

The first Lighten Up Project was a Bedskirt. Two requirements – it needed to fall to within 1″ of the floor and hang close to the bedposts the corners (space under the bed is storage – but no need to … Continue reading

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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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