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How to make the Bullion Stitch (Crochet Tutorial)

I started using bullion stitch last year, during a frenzie of ” free form ” – it is very attractive and and it’s less complicated that it appears to be; dare try it ! It is absolutely lovely with colored wools, and/or on borders as here on headband which I made for Sharon in Dunedin. Here is how to make it: Wrap yarn…

Cook the cabbage in boling water as usual, and transfer approximately 2 liters of the juice of cooking into a bowl. Add to it two teaspoon of Alum, stirr well, and while the water is still hot, pour the mixture on the wool waiting in the pan (and keep the extra liquid into a bowl, so that you can use it later for another experience) Press the balls toroughly to allow the liquid to extirpate air bulles and help the liquid penetrate into the fibres.

Mission: Red Cabbage dyeing

Hi Everyone, On Thuesday, a lady came at our meeting of the Creative Fibre Guild, to explain us how to dye basically anything we want, with very little means and a disconcerting ease. I had that dozen ugly balls of creamy wool which was sitting in my stash since such a long while… and decided…

Basic Granny Triangle (video tutorial)

Basic Granny Triangle Dear All, For all of those who are wondering about how to make a Granny Triangle, here is a complete tutorial to make it easy. Granny Triangles can be used to make hats, bags, earrings (when crocheted with a lace hook), they will embellish clothes, napkins, and everything you can think about.…