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Project Update: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed with Bernat Blanket Big Yarn

Project Update: Super Bulky Crocheted Cat Bed with Bernat Blanket Big Yarn | Red-Handled Scissors

Remember when I made that crocheted cat bed, and my cats absolutely fell in love? I revisited the project. But, with the most ridiculous yarn I could find!

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Craft Tip: Keep Balls of Yarn Tidy with a Pair of Old Tights

Craft Tip: Keep Balls of Yarn Tidy with a Pair of Old Tights | Red-Handled Scissors

I’m working on a Color Affection shawl right now, and, while the knitting is super-easy, several weeks of juggling three separate balls of a particularly cranky linen/cotton blend has been just about enough to make me cry. So, after the 23rd time or so that the center-pull ball of my main color went supernova without …

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Knitting and Crocheting with a Plan

Knitting and Crocheting with a Plan | Red-Handled Scissors

When you’re knitting or crocheting in the real world (read: with all manor of kids, pets, co-workers, friends, and spouses underfoot), there are tons of opportunities for things to go terribly, terribly wrong. But, thankfully, they don’t have to. If you’ve ever snapped at your partner for interrupting you in the middle of a row …

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Video Tutorial: Crocheted Metal Washer Pattern Weights

Video Tutorial: Crocheted Metal Washer Pattern Weights | Red-Handled Scissors

As an especially neurotic sewer, when it comes to my studio, there’s no such thing as too many pattern weights. So, to satisfy my paper-wrangling needs—and to avoid spending ridiculous amounts of money on “real” sewing pattern weights from the fabric shop—I headed to the hardware store in search of a cheap solution. Then, once …

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