You can use a single rainbow yarn like I did, mix up individual colors over the 8 pieces, or you could also use macrame rope. … Next, gather…

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Elasticity. While choosing a string, it is up to you if you want a stretchable waist bead or one that stays in place. While elastic strings lose their…

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Surface crochet is a great way to add colorful details to a finished knitted piece. Surface crochet is a fun technique to experiment with and can be used…

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Abstract. The behavior of a yarn depends upon the properties of fibers which are composed and their arrangement. … A small amount of twist is used in continuous…

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Use a plastic hanger, and drape the skein around the neck of the hook; let it dry thoroughly out of direct sunlight. The weight of water and the…

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How do you protect your fingers when knitting? Avoid painful fingertips by using flexible thimbles on each index finger while knitting. – Jeannie M. 13. Flex your fingers…

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One lovely way to edge a mosaic tile table is to edge it with wood. In this way, it would resemble a picture frame. Care must be taken…

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After the first 24 to 48 hours, wash around the cut with clean water 2 times a day. Don’t use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol, which can slow healing….

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Alter the waist, crotch or seat: $18. Alter the waist, seat and crotch: $24. Taper legs: $20. Recut pants: $60. How much does it cost to get pants…

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You can make a wig without the help of a sewing machine, but a sewing machine will make the process fast and smooth. Also, the end result would…

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