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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Lucet Cord Making

lucetthumb.JPGThe lucet is a device of ancient origin, used for knitting yarn into strong, slightly elastic cord that has historically been used for many purposes, including lacing clothing

Here's how to use one

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Saturday, May 9, 2009

Out Of A Nutshell - Coconut Shell Crafting Experiments

nutshellthumb.jpgI like coconut - I was opening one the other day and started wondering what I could make out of the tough, durable shells...

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Friday, January 30, 2009

Plastic Bag Recycling

plasticbagthumb.JPGAnother bash at recycling plastic bags by knitting with them, but this time with a couple of differences - I'm only going to use bags that are at end-of-life - that is, otherwise to be thrown away, and I'm making something sturdy durable and useful - a basket.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

French Knitting - Working With Plastic Bag Yarn

frenchknitting3_1.JPGThis knitting loom is designed on exactly the same principles as the French knitting bobbin in previous articles - it's just bigger, with more pegs.

But I'm going to use a recycled material this time - plastic bag yarn

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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Knitting With A Home Made French Knitting Bobbin

frenchknittingthumb.JPGOn the previous page, I detailed the making of my French knitting bobbin - now let's see how to use it...

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Saturday, August 23, 2008

Making A French Knitting Bobbin

frenchknitting9.jpgFrench knitting has been around for centuries - here's how to make and use a French knitting kit

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