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Tips to knit with T-shirt yarn

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The first thing you should do if you want to start knitting with T-shirt yarn is to get large needles. Since T-shirt yarn is wider than regular wool, you’ll need needles with larger hooks. Use plastic or metal needles depending on the fabric with which you made the yarn. If the fabric is tame you can use needles made of plastic, if it’s a little more rustic, those made of metal will work better for you. Continue reading

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Floral Picnic Basket

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I have upgraded my hemp basket into a pretty floral picnic basket by adding some crocheted flowers and leaves. You can get the flower and leaf pattern here, it has a crochet butterfly ornament too. Use this basket to carry your crochet or knit yarn outdoors, you can even bring some bread, sandwiches, fruits and drinks for a small picnic or use the basket to collect flowers from the garden, isn’t that a great idea? Continue reading

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T-shirt yarn handle cover

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With recycled fabric you can make multiple utilitarian objects, which can be used to improve household chores. In this case, we are going to share with you an idea so that you can learn how to make a cover for handles with fabric in order to keep this part in good condition in your pans and pots. 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

Warm garments: gloves, slippers, collars and XL crochet ponchos

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Today we are going to share warm garments and accessories, ideal for cold days, because the woven fabric is warm and has a pleasant texture. As an example, these zibbet’s fingerless gloves are one of the warm crochet garments that you’ll see today, in addition to other accessories woven in recycled fabric: a scarf, slippers and an XL poncho (dedicated to my mother who weaves ponchos). Continue reading

How to make a XL crochet flower

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Making crochet flowers with t-shirt yarn is entertaining and relaxing. In addition to that you can achieve beautiful decorations for bags, clothes or to make ornaments for your house, and for sure, there are many ways to create flowers with fabric strips since any crochet scheme can be used. Continue reading