How to Dye Cotton Yarn

Dyeing yarn is easy, but how you prepare the dye depends on what sort of fiber the yarn is made from: acrylic, animal, or plant. Because cotton yarn is plant-based, you should prepare the dye the same way you would prepare dye for tie dyeing a t-shirt. Once you wrap the yarn and rinse it,(…)


How to Make Yarn Balloons

Yarn balloons are a fun rainy day craft activity. To make a yarn ballon, simply dunk your favourite coloured yarn into a glue solution and wrap it around a balloon in different directions. Wait for the glue to dry and then pop the balloon to reveal a perfectly egg-shaped yarn ball. Display your handcrafted creations(…)


How to Make a Yarn Doll

Making a yarn doll is a great way to spend quality time with your kid. Not only that, but it’ll give him or her something to play with and be proud of. Best of all, you can make clothing and hair for the doll when you are done. Once you know how to make a(…)


Lazy Kate Yarn Turntable

I was finding it annoying to knit from a spool of fine linen yarn because it was too heavy to unwind easily when I tugged it and I was afraid I might break the yarn if I pulled too hard. I needed a turntable, like bakers use for icing cakes or a Lazy Susan food(…)


Crochet Sweetheart T-shirt Yarn Purse

Happy Valentine’s Day! This is the tutorial for making a super cute sweetheart T-shirt yarn purse. If you like this crochet sweetheart T-shirt yarn bag, you may also enjoy my other sewing and craft projects on the blog at https://gwenstellamade.wordpress.com.There is also a free PDF download for th…By: gwenstella Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)


Yoda Yarn Bowl

Ever since I started playing with yarn, I’ve been yearning for a yarn bowl, and now I finally decided to make one. I know there are plenty of easier designs out there, but I wanted something special and I also love Star Wars. And so the idea of Yoda Yarn Bowl was born :DThis was(…)


Sports Team Yarn Plaque

When you want to add a little creative flair to either a man-cave or even as a regular decoration in your home. You can use this guide to create a wooden plaque displaying your favorite team’s logo using a unique and clever design using nails and yarn. This project is fun and a great challenge(…)


This Week in Making: Lightbulb Projector, Holographic Girl, and Yarn Bombed Trees

This week saw makers creating a lightbulb that projects your phone, a holographic Japanese girl assistant, yarn-bombed trees, and more. Read more on MAKE The post This Week in Making: Lightbulb Projector, Holographic Girl, and Yarn Bombed Trees appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers