Category Archives: Crochet

Amigurumi: 2-needle t-shirt yarn lambs

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These nice t-shirt yarn lambs are not woven like conventional amigurumis, because first you´ll have to make a flat fabric with garter stitches made with two needles and then sew them and fill them to form the dolls to decorate or for the children to play. Continue reading

3 XL patterns to decorate with t-shirt yarn

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I love the crochet flower tablecloths (shown in the cover photo) because they protect the table well and are perfect for decorating. Depending on its size we can use them as cup holders or just give them a simply decorative use.

Today we’ll see 3 tutorials (step by step) to make these t-shirt yarn ornaments: crochet little flowers, a hanging pot holder for pots or flowers and a pretty woven crown, an idea to take into account for Christmas because crochet crowns can be decorated with different ornaments. Continue reading

Video: crochet bracelets with fabric and thread

With this craftychica video tutorial we’ll learn how to make these crochet bracelets with recycled fabric and thread. A perfect project for those who like colorful and cheerful costume jewelery, with a detailed step by step, very easy to follow.

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XL crochet bottle holder

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A mini basket made in crochet can have many uses, such as a bottle holder or containers that you can carry to the table without risking staining the tablecloth. Today we are going to share a really nice tutorial to make a mini basket of t-shirt yarn in crochet, published by Ephemerisms in a step by step very simple to follow. Continue reading

T-shirt yarn knitted beanies

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In autumn, with the start of the cold weather -or just for fun- we begin to think about the family members who need coats and hats, because we like to knit and that way we can create handmade garments to give them with the affection that we put in the hours of knitting. One of the accessories we most use in the cold weather are beanies and as usual in this blog we think in t-shirt yarn knitted beanies. Continue reading

Crochet step by step: double crochet

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Starting with a chain, today you’ll learn how to make the double crochet stitch, one of the foundations of crochet. With thick fabric and an XL crochet needle you can start practicing double crochet stitches, which can be started from a chain to make a square or rectangular fabric, or from a round base or magic ring for round fabrics. Continue reading

Loom, crochet, geometric: original carpet models

9cWe all know some models of carpets crocheted with t-shirt yarn, but there are many more designs and several ways to make them, as you have seen in our blog. This pink carpet of ywmyfz79 is a carpet model made with a loom that you can find in decoration shops and they are really beautiful. But if you are looking for an original carpet pattern there are many designs to see.
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Eilentein’s pet nest

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This is a special project for all of you who have a kitten that -like all the kittens- likes to sleep curled up in a nest of cushions or blankets. These images of the nest for pets made by Eilentein has gone around the world, because it’s a beautiful creation in t-shirt yarn and you can see at first sight that this kitten feels in paradise. Continue reading

4 patterns for knitting ornaments and organizers

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Ornaments woven with t-shirt yarn are very beautiful and special because they have a nice texture and also look different, with a very modern touch. Objects woven with fabric can be merely decorative but also functional: a basket will be useful for organizing objects and you can also make organizers to store accessories like the one our ingenious friend Helenacc has made. Continue reading

How to make a t-shirt yarn puff with single crochet stitches

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A woven stool or a fabric puff can be made in several ways, but if you want to knit it in a simple way there is no scheme as simple as the one that uses a magic ring, increases and decreases with single crochet stitches. This tutorial by Mementovivere is very special because she was able to make a beautiful and simple to weave puff that has an opening where the woven cover is disarmed to be able to wash it. Continue reading