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Submitted by Pam on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 19:54
My friend Michelle has inspired me on more than one occasion to think about the crafty possibilities of cereal box cardboard! Guess what - I just used it again - to make God's Eyes! And turned what was at first a negative outcome into a very cool new way to make God's Eyes! 3-D God's eyes!
You see, the problem that occurs when using cereal box cardboard for the supports is that after winding the yarn about four times, the God's Eye will begin to curve. No stopping it!
Submitted by Pam on Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:19
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Submitted by Pam on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 19:21
Right in the middle of writing the tutorial for making Teneriffe Snowflakes (post is here) I started wondering if I could make a simple Teneriffe Snowflake on a knitting loom. So I dropped everything - pulled out the loom and a bit of bulky weight yarn and this is the beautiful result!
Submitted by Pam on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 03:27
Teneriffe Lace making is what Diane would refer to as "deep craft" a more "intense" craft that relatively few crafters will likely attempt. However, after struggling through the learning curve and actually finding teneriffe to be fun, I set out to create a very simple version of the sweet little circlets and thereby hopefully making it more appealing to a greater number of crafters. I call these "Teneriffe Snowflakes".