How to Substitute YarnDebbie Stoller
You don’t always have to use the yarn suggested in patterns — but if you do stray from the recommended yarn, you’ll want to keep a few guidelines in mind. Debbie Stoller shares sage advice for substituting yarn, such as using a yarn in a similar gauge and weight and sticking to the same fiber family. Also important, you’ll learn how to calculate yardage requirements for your new yarn so you won’t run out in the middle of the project (or buy far more than you actually need).
Cricut Crafts: DIY Fall Leaves WreathLia Griffith
Make a festive wreath with shimmery paper leaves, perfect for fall decorating. Lia Griffith shows you how to score and cut a variety of leaf shapes, then add dimension by folding leaves for a more realistic look. Attach leaves to a withered and rustic grapevine wreath for a statement piece you can hang on the door or on a wall.
How to Make a Blank Art JournalDawn DeVries Sokol
Learn how to make two kinds of blank mixed-media journals: one from upcycled cereal boxes and a sewn spine; the other with a hard cover book, scrap papers, duct tape, and a button closure. These simple journals are easy to create and are perfect for on-the-go journaling to capture all your creative endeavors.
How to Knit Twisted Rib SocksEdie Eckman
Learn how to make beautifully textured socks featuring a twisted rib stitch. These “faux” cable stitches are twisted without the use of a cable needle, and the ornate design runs along the cuff of the sock and down the instep of the foot. Edie will be with you every step, showing you how to work in the round using “Magic Loop,” turn the heel flap, and finish the socks with a Kitchener stitch closure.
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