Crochet slippers made with T-shirt yarn

 

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Yes! I found another nice pattern for T-shirt yarn!!!

The yarn used for the slippers you can find here

The pattern from “look at what I made”, you can find here

I prefer the ones with the button:)

Which ones would you like to make??

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Early Easter DIY

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I can’t wait till it’s Spring and for me Spring starts when it’s Easter.

With this DIY you have to start early, because if you would like a lot of Easter eggs, it will take a while, because it’s a lot of work, but don’t they look beautifull!

First you take an egg, don’t boil it! Wash the egg, you know where it comes from:)

Make a hole on the top and bottom of the egg

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Then you blow as hard as you can on the top hole form the egg

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It’s not always that easy and try to hold the eggs with all ten fingers, to prevent them from breaking, again you have rinse the egg when it’s empty.

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Then you follow this pattern for the egg shown in the picture above

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Here the signs are explained, the pattern is made in two parts and you attach the second part to the first part in the last row where you see the arrows with a single crochet. Put your egg inside before closing and when it’s still wide enough.
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When your egg is finished you take a piece off ribbon from about 15 inch long and make a knot

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Take a very thin crochet needle or long needle and put it through the egg.

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Than work the ribbon first through the bottom and then through the top of the egg.

Put some branches which start to sprout in a vase and hang your eggs in it.

If would like the other patterns to you can click here

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I can’t wait for Spring!!!

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Crochet doily rug pattern

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Still on the run, searching for free patterns made with Zpagetti t-shirt yarn, which you can buy here, I stumbled upon this great doily rug pattern. This pattern is from Creative Jewish Mom

Actually you can use every doily pattern you can find and when you make it with Zpagetti t-shirt yarn, it will become a rug, because you’ll use bulky yarn and a thick crochet needle.

Zpagetti t-shirt yarn is a very strong an sustainable product!

T-shirt yarn headband

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I came up to this post about making a headband with t-shirt yarn. As you maybe already know, I’m always searching for new ideas which you can make with Zpagetti yarn, and I really love this tutorial. It’s very easy to follow and the result is stunning:)

Would you like to know how to make this headband just visit Milo&Ben If you would like to buy t-shirt yarn, you can visit www.lvly.nl

Knitted Christmas jingle bells

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To get in the mood for Christmas, I post this pattern so you will have enough time to finsh them

knitted jingTo make this knitted Christmas bells, I used:

-white Ribbon XL which you can buy here

-two bells which you can buy here

-a pair of knitting needles size 10,5 or 7mm

-2 yards  satin ribbon

Cast on 12 stitches and knit 35 needles in garter stitch, but at one side of your work you slip the first stitch when you start the needle. After 35 needles cast of the stitches

Pick up 40 stitches at the opposite side of where you slipped the first stitch

1 row knit

2 row purl

3 row knit

4 row purl

5 row knit

6 row cast of in purl

Close the sides of the bell and pick up the stitches you slipped and pull them together.

Make another bell, gether the bells with the ribbon and put the bells inside.

Merry Xmas everybody

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Very Easy Infinity Scarf Pattern

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It’s getting colder and because this is an old post of mine and so many people like it I had to put it on top again.

To make this cowl I used two skeins Ribbon Xl from Hoooked, which you can buy here. I love the ribbon XL because it’s made from recycled cotton and because it’s cotton it doesn’t itch and is not to warm, but feel free to use any other kind of material that matches knitting needles size 17

 Cast on 40 stitches en work in garter stitch, the width of the work has to measure aprox 16 inches. Than work in garter stitch till the work measures aprox 36 inches and cast of the stitches.

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Put your work flat on the table and give it a twist, like shown in the pictures and close the short sides with an overhand stitch

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You can wear it in different kind of styles

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If you have any questions feel free to send me a message

Have fun making your own chunky cowl!!!

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t-shirt yarn necklace

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I will always be looking for new patterns and project which can be made with Zpagetti and this time I stumbled upon a very easy DIY for a necklace. On the blog from Melissa Esplin it’s very clearly explained how to make these beautiful necklaces.

4th October World Animals Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

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It’s almost Worlds Animals Day and to threat your dog with a great toy, I post this older post of mine again! It doesn’t cost much time and money:)

To make this great toy for your dog I used, 12 strings t-shirt yarn from about 1,2 yard long.

You devide the string in four parts from 3 strings and start the scoubidou technic, one I did with the round technic

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and one with the straight technic

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When you want to see the full explenation of the technic you can find it here.

In my Etsyshop and my own webshop www.lvly.nl I sell bundles t-shirt yarn from  Hoooked Zpagetti, but if you only want 12 strings for your dogtoy, you can click here I made a special listing for the dogtoy strings:)

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Our dog loves this toy. We also sell them and give our profits to the seeing eye dogs

Half way there

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A few weeks ago, I started with this crochet umbrella, now I’m half way there. I did about 45 rows and there are 20 more to come, but because the rows are getting longer and longer I’m half way there! There will come two more roses in each part. One rose and a butterfly are already finished.When I finish the umbrella, I will make the pattern available for those who like to crochet. The finished umbrella will be for sale in my Etsy shop.

The making of……. an umbrella

foto-15A view months ago I started this project, but I made a mistake in the beginning and ended up with 7 part but every umbrella has 8 parts. I have been looking on the internet for an umbrella with 7 parts but I gave up. It took me some time to get over it but, last week I started over and this is a picture from the work in progress. I think it will take me a couple of weeks to finish it and when it’s finished, I will publish the pattern and the umbrella, which is great for a wedding, will be for sale:)