Original ideas for crochet XL

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This woven basket with a crown shape is one of the original ideas for XL crochet that you’ll see today. It’s nice to see ingenious designs with recycled fabric and woven decorations to inspire and create original crochet decorations for your home: baskets, rugs, cushions and other pretty handcrafted decorations that you can adapt to your tastes and needs. Continue reading

Square rug step by step (and tips for flattening the fabric)

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Almost all the models of XXL crocheted rugs you have seen in our blog are round, and a friend recently asked us how to make a square rug of t-shirt yarn with crochet, so, today we share a complete step by step for rugs clearly explained, where you can see how to make a square rug with recycled fabric and how to stretch the fabric so the rug stays flat, smooth and even. Continue reading

T-shirt yarn decoration for clothes

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A great idea to renew a dress or garments that you want to update is to make a decoration with t-shirt yarn combining colors and leaving fringes that look super modern. More and more you can see clothes with t-shirt yarn on the runways, and today you’ll learn to do it by renewing a dress with strips of fabric. Continue reading

Tips for Ironing a t-shirt yarn basket

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This is an excellent advice from a craftsman to make perfect t-shirt yarn baskets: use a steam iron to improve and match the fabric. With this trick the baskets become more rigid and improve its texture and appearance, such is the result in this beautiful basket created by Siniemilia. Continue reading

How to make a Mayan loom

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A few days ago in our blog we shared how to use the Mayan loom to weave with t-shirt yarn and today you’ll see how to make this type of loom. With a Mayan loom you can make a large variety of beautiful and original weaving. Take some basic carpentry materials and tools (like board, nails, a saw) in order to make your own loom to put into practice the stitches you have learned. Continue reading