Would you like to embroider place mats? Are you looking for simple patterns to decorate kitchen linen ? On Littledeartracks Blog it is available a very interesting tutorial that allows you to do table mats, in a simple way you can embroidery original motifs using a stitch that surely already know: the running stitch. Continue reading
The chain stitch is the bais of all craft work. There is no design, however intricate and beautiful, that does not largely depend upon this stitch and its various modifications for its entire structure, and once it can be made perfectly and easly, any crocheted article may be produced with a smoothness and finish only to be attained by evenly made stitches. Continue reading
Here below there is the most important list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns and instructions, a very interesting tool for crochet lovers to read and understand written crochet tutorials.
Most crochet stitches have shorted names or abbreviations. For example, instead of saying double crochet stitch throughout a pattern, the instructions abbreviate dc. Continue reading
It is very nice to do Christmas decorations using crochet and colored yarns. I decided to use DMC Babylo crochet yarn to do white snowflakes. They are very useful as placeholder, to decorate Christmas tree or christmas gifts.
Here below there are the instructions to realize crochet snowflakes Continue reading
Algerian eye stitch is a kind of embroidery stitch very decorative and easy to do, it is worked in a even-weave fabric. This stitch consists of eight straight stitches all worked in a central hole to create a star motif. Algerian eye stitch is also called Star Stitch or Star Eyelet Stitch.
You can create a lot of motifs, blocks and different patterns. It is very interesting to use multi-coloured borders around a design.
Here below the instruction to learn how to do algerian eye stitch:
Do you want to do colorful and creative Easter decoration or egg hunt? Henry Happened has a very interesting tutorial to do Nail polish marbling using your unwanted nail polish.
Click here for te tutorial.
Do you like a crochet gift for Easter? You can still get it done. On the Craftzine blog you can get this very cute pattern. Just in time for Easter.
This collection of DMC fashion threads for knitting works is ispired to the nordic european misty landscapes, tundra, frozen lakes, windy steppes… wild and rugged sceneries all over the world. Primitive landscapes, where nature reigns supreme.
The Nordic Spirit woman use to wear garments in natural wools and raw materials, which wraps up the body.
The colours come from the bare lands, or you can find the turquoises of deep lakes, the strong nuances of overpowering waterfalls and the powerful colours of the northern lights.
Thick yarns in astonishing shades dominate the Nordic Spirit style.
There are a range of fashionable and stylish patterns to knit using Nordic Spirit.
This chart has been formulated only as a guide to assist you in selecting color from the DMC family of products. Please use your own judgement in making the final decision on color interpretation.