Making Natural Clothing Dye From Vegetables
February 11, 2019 · · Homesteading

My mother was always fascinated with using vegetables for natural clothing dye, and some of that interest must have rubbed off on me. While she was primarily interested in using …

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How to Crochet a Scarf
February 11, 2019 · · Homesteading

When you know how to crochet a scarf you have the foundation of skills needed to create blankets and clothing from yarn. Learning how to crochet a scarf or knit …

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How to Spin Wool Using a Commercial Mill
February 11, 2019 · · Homesteading

Learning how to spin wool using a commercial mill is an option. When we first began raising fiber and wool animals, I had grand dreams of producing yarn myself.  I …

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What Needle Felting Supplies Do You Use for Sculpting?
February 11, 2019 · · Homesteading

Get ready to grab some needle felting supplies. Needle felting is a way to make soft sculptured dolls and animals. The steps are easy. There are many different ways you can use …

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Use This Sweater Mitten Pattern to Bring New Life to Old Clothes
February 11, 2019 · · Homesteading

When my husband shrank one of my cashmere sweaters, I decided to use an old sweater mitten pattern to breathe new life into an item of clothing I would otherwise …

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Drop Spindle Spinning: Making and Using Your First Spindle

By Angela Hammer – I’ve always liked making things with my hands. I learned how to crochet years ago, so spinning became the next logical step for me to take. Why …

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How to Knit Socks with 4 Needles

By Patricia Ramsey – The following instructions are for a knitter who wants to learn how to knit socks with 4 needles. If you are a knitting beginner, learn how to knit with two needles and practice …

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Why Teach Classes on How to Knit, Spin, Weave or Felt
February 11, 2019 · · Homesteading

By Tim King – Teaching classes on how to knit, spin, weave or felt can be a way for the small flock master to develop markets and customers for wool products. Some …

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Learn How to Felt Wool for Fun or Profit
February 11, 2019 · · Homesteading

By Robyn Scherer – Sculpting is an art form that takes time, skill, and an attention to detail. Usually, people think of sculpting as an art form using clay or stone. However, …

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12 Benefits of Learning How to Crochet

By Cathy Myers Bullard – “Chain four, join, and turn.” What artful activity relieves stress, inspires creativity, and promotes well-being all while being fun and functional? The answer: crochet. Discover the benefits …

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