Crochet stool cover

crochet stool cushionWe still have some yarn available in our shop and maybe you still have some leftovers, then this is a great tutorial, to pimp your stool. The kids stools “Mammut” from Ikea are also great to pimp with this cover.

We found this tutorial at Micah makes a website full of great DIY’s and patterns.

Within 2 hours you can make this cover and even for a beginner at crochet this won’t be too difficult.

Do you want to check out the pattern just click here

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Finger knitting with t-shirt yarn

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What a fun project and specially kids love to finger knit.

At he blog from “I love to create” it’s very well explained how to finger knit with clear  pictures. You can also learn how to make shirt yarn and how to tie and die.

When you don’t want to make your own shirt yarn, you can buy bundles of The shirt yarn in my Etsy shop or are at www.lvly.nl.

I also found a great Youtube tutorial, just click here

pom poms made with t-shirt yarn

shirt yarn pom poms

Yet another great project I’m want to do for a long time already. Craftaholics Anonymous explained very well on her blog how to make these pom poms. I love the colors she used, but of course you can make them in any color you’ll desire. If you would like to order your t-shirt yarn you can click here.

If you make the pom poms a bit bigger, you can use them as a pillow.

For the full tutorial click here

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chain bracelets made with shirt yarn

shirt yarn bracelets

These great bracelets are also made with t-shirt yarn, the small balls I sell in my http://www.lvly.nl  webshop are also very suitable for jewelry making, you can find them here. The full tutorial on how to make these beautifull bracelets you can find on JTHQ which is short for Jewelry Tutorial HeadQuarters and they really know how to make jewelry.

To make it easy on you they even added a video!!!

Baskets made with t-shirt yarn

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The baskets shown in the picture are from Annie O Crafts and are made with rope.

The pattern is very easy and can also be done with our shirt yarn, you need about one ball. These basket are great for some home deco and you can make them in every color you desire and as big and as high as you would like.

They are very nice on the side of the nursery, for balls of wool, magazines, as a wastebasket in the office, toys, you name it. If you put in a glass vase, then you can also put flowers in.

If you can’t wait to start this great project, then click here and you will be directed to the easy to follow instructions at Anie O Crafts 

Placemats made with t-shirt yarn

placemats

Yet another great project from Creative Jewish Mom!

These placemats ore woven with t-shirt yarn. This is also a great project to do with your kids, because it’s easy and fun. You can use any color combination you’ll like or make the placemats in a plain color

If you would like to see the full tutorial just click here and you will directed to the blog from Creative Jewish Mom

The other post we published before from her blog is the crochet doily rug, wich is also made with t-shirt yarn.

Crochet doily rug pattern

crochet doily rug

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 The shirt 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

re-styled jeans shorts

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My daugther and I re-styled her shorts that became to tight around her legs. It was here idea and I did the sewing part. You can also do this with long jeans but you have to cut them to short pants first.

You need a piece of lace that’s about 12cm wide and 30 cm long, I bought mine HERE and your shortsfoto 2 foto 4

Cut a piece out of your short on both sides, like shown in the picture

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With a sewing machine you attach the lace to the pants

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With a pin you ruffle the edges

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It only takes ten minutes , and the result is great

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If you want the Dutch description you can go to my daughters blog mystickytoffee.com , CLICK HERE

Als je de Nederlandese versie wilt zien kan je naar mijn dochters blog mystickytoffee.com ,  KLIK HIER

Crochet stool made with The Shirt Yarn

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Shopping list

  • For this stool I used 2 bundles The shirt yarn 
  • The base for the stool you can find here.
  • a crochet needle that 12mm thick
  • about 1 yard tricot/stretch fabric in the same color as your yarn
  • a staple gun (be careful)

Okay here we start:

Make  9 sc in magic loop

row 1 crochet 2 sc in every sc from the row before is 18

row 2 crochet 1 sc in every sc from the row before

row 3 crochet 1 sc in the sc from the row before in the next 2 sc repeat 9x is 27 sc

row 4 crochet 1 sc in every sc from the row before

row 5 crochet 2×1 sc in the sc from the row before in the next 2 sc repeat 9x is 36 sc

row 6 crochet 1 sc in every sc from the row before

row 7 crochet 3×1 sc in the sc from the row before in the next 2 sc repeat 9x is 45 sc

row 8 crochet 1 sc in every sc from the row before

row 9 till the hight you’ll need, crochet 1 sc in every sc from the row before, finish your work

Cover the base with the tricot/stretch fabric and attach it at the bottom from the stool base with the staple gun.

Cover it with your beautiful crochet cover and your stool is finished.

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If you really don’t know how to crochet, but you would love to have a stool like this, HERE’S your solution:)

Voor de vertaling in het Nederlands kan je HIER klikken

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