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Archive for July 2nd, 2009

Have You Seen the Winning Entries in the Vanna’s Choice Contest?

July 2nd, 2009

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Here is a link to the winning entries.  Click each photo to see it enlarged.  The 32 winners were truly amazing examples of creativity and skill!

Knit an American Flag for 4th of July and Year-Round

July 2nd, 2009

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Knit yourself an American Flag that is 9″ x 7″ designed by Dori Johnson. It’s a simple project that serves as a reminder of what a great country this is.

Knit Yourself Some Facial Hair

July 2nd, 2009

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It’s amazing how creative (and sometimes kooky) people get with knitting and crochet. At this past Maker Faire, we ran into a guy with a full crochet mustache and beard, given to him by his girlfriend because he couldn’t grow his own.

Now, knitters can get in on the action too! Our friends at Craft Magazine point us to a fun project: click here for directions for a knitted mustache from Instructables user Holly2.

It might be a great way to get a jump start on your Halloween costume!


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