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How to make warm collars with crochet XL

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A knitted t-shirt yarn collar is super warm and you can do it with an XL pattern or a pattern for a wool collar. These ideas are original and very beautiful, perfect to make with XL crochet. You´ll also see where to find a step-by-step video to make a t-shirt yarn collar created by Manetes Bones, an outstanding craftswoman who has shared her work on our blog. Continue reading

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Step by step of 5 different t-shirt yarn baskets

3a1The models of t-shirt yarn baskets we are going to share today are adorable in addition to being super decorative and modern.

Today we´ll share several step by step to make t-shirt yarn baskets with their links to see the instructions, to follow them with patience and neatness. The goal is to achieve a beautiful XL basket for your house or to make a very special gift. Continue reading

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How to make an infinity scarf with t-shirt yarn

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An infinity scarf made with t-shirt yarn is very simple and quick to knit, just make a rectangle with garter stitch of approximately 1 meter by 40 centimeters and then sew it. The result is a woven fabric scarf that you can wear in several ways: as a hood, as a scarf or as a shawl, as you can see in the images in this tutorial. Continue reading

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How to make a hairband with recycled fabric

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Beautiful, youthful and trendy, today, you’ll see how to make this accessory that looks great just using recycled fabric. You can do it with different colors or use a multicolored print like the one you see on the cover photo. Adorable, very easy to make and ideal to give as a gift. Continue reading

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Easy to knit: bag with handles

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This is a fairly simple way to make a t-shirt yarn bag with handles: a straight piece that you can fold and sew with woven handles that stick to the bag. In addition, it´s a versatile method, because you can add a zipper, knots or a button for closure, also, you can weave the bag in a single color and decorate it following some of the ideas that we have shared in our blog. Continue reading

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Make buttons with fabric strips for garments and bags

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A while ago on our blog we saw how to make kimono-style fabric buttons but there are many more ways to close garments and bags with ties, knots or buttons made with fabric strips.

In the cover photo you can see one of these ways of making buttons which you can learn to make by sewing the fabric to a twine. In this way you can make buttons with knots, buttons with shapes and also decorations for bags. Continue reading

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“Amarraditos” carpets by Paranoarte

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I love the name given to these t-shirt yarn carpets in Paranoarte: amarraditos. And it’s the right name because to make these carpets with a flexible grid it’s necessary to tie and tie. A nice name for a solidarity project that’s carried out in Brazil through weaving, art and recycling. Continue reading

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10 tutorials to make T-shirt yarn necklaces

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These models of necklaces are precious to give away or for us to wear a modern fabric accessory at parties. Just check out one of the models -or all, because they are all very cute- and click the link to see the step by step. Continue reading

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Mini basket for cosmetics

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Today we are going to share a nice and useful idea: to make a fabric mini basket with a bow to hang it. We can use it as a cosmetic holder or give it as a gift. In addition, the pattern with triangles is very beautiful and we can do it with the colors of T-shirt yarn of our choice to match the colors of our bathroom. Continue reading