Category: ‘DIY ‘

Crochet Abbreviations

This chart uses the American abbreviations. British crochet abbreviations may vary. When following a pattern, take note of the country of origin. Abbreviation Meaning () or [] or ** Repeat the instructions within each pair of symbols as many times as directed * Repeat the directions following the asterisk as many times as directed “ […]

Hand Dyed Wool Yarn

I recently went to a yarn dyeing class at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio in New York City. If you have never been there before, I strongly suggest you check it out. They have all sorts of events (many of which are free) as well as computers to print out patterns, and a beautiful yarn selection. Before […]

Recycled Plastic Bag Crochet

You know those plastic bag’s that literally beg to be recycled? I had heard someplace that you can crochet with them, so I decided to give it a try. I googled it, and found these instructions on how to crochet an air pot with “plarn”. Air pots allow the roots to grow through the holes rather […]

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