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Preview :: Gnome Home Tutorial

For years I have been promising our readers a tutorial for making our Gnome Home. Last Christmas Tim and I made two, and I’m finally getting around to writing up the directions. It’s not that I’m a slacker it is just that I knew this was going to be a monumental project. Really, making the gnome homes was less time consuming than writing up the instructions! So, finally, after literally years of ... read more


A Child’s Dream Summer 2015 Give-Away :: Doll Making Supplies

Comments are now closed. The winner will be announced shortly. Coupon: 10% off with: WEEFOLKDOLLS Valid through August 15, 2015 A Child's Dream has EVERYTHING you need for making natural crafts, toys and dolls, all in one colorful shop! Specializing in 100% Wool felt we have an extensive selection offering five styles - our Thick Rustic from Nepal, the dense Premium Wool Felt, Holland 100% Wool ... read more


Learn to Knit Afghan :: Block Ten

Working with the Diagnoal Chain Pattern The diagonal chain is another fun mosaic pattern. The main tip I want to share is be sure to slip as if to purl unless a pattern says otherwise. This is true for all the mosaic patterns. More Blocks in the Series Introductory Post Block Nine: Horizontal Chain Pattern Block Eleven: (coming soon) Learn to Knit Afghan Project This series ... read more

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