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321  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Craft Your Daily Reflections--based on Leafcutter Designs Sky Scarf concept on: January 03, 2013 02:48:59 AM
Ok - I've finally picked colours, I've gone for 4 muted balls, a beige (to represent overcast days), light blue (bit of sky), dark blue (lots of sky) and a dark grey (for when it's a storm and really raining). My colours are on my blog post here: http://paperbeau.weebly.com/3/post/2013/01/sky-blanket-craft-1.html

I've picked the colours so that I can make a knitted blanket/throw which I can keep for a long time. I'll use the largest needles I have to try to make it a bit holey - I want to make a square for each month and then attach them together somehow into a blanket.

I've only ever knitted scarves (in one colour) before! Help! - do I need to keep all the colours going the whole time or just cut them off when I swap to a new colour? - Decision! I'm going to cut them if they aren't used within 5 days.

Also, I'll go there and back each day (2 rows so to make a square do I need to cast on 30 or 15 or 60 stitches? I think 30 but I'm really unsure , - I've found a website which says the ratio is about 4:5 stitches to rows, so that would be 24 stitches : 30 rows - is this right?  :s some help would be really appreciated.) 


Thanks in advance! You all seem so friendly I'm sure someone has the answers, or a link to a blog which does!
322  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Craft Your Daily Reflections--based on Leafcutter Designs Sky Scarf concept on: December 22, 2012 03:21:11 AM
I would love to be part of this - I knitted my first two scarves this Winter and think this is just a gorgeous idea - I'm off to find wool Smiley
323  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: What to do with Beneful plastic containers? on: April 27, 2012 02:15:30 PM
i love this idea of magnet storage - definitely will be installing in my new home when I move!

My suggestions: Use as plant pots, or... you liked the idea of the kids games - so maybe make shakers out of some of them with lentils, salt etc... start up your own samba percussion band Smiley
324  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: 3D Origami Dragon with Stand Instructions on: April 27, 2012 02:09:06 PM
wow that is one ambitious project! good luck Smiley
325  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Recycle your Grotty old Crayons!! on: April 26, 2012 02:35:24 PM
i really like these! lovely marbly colours!
326  MASTER CRAFTSTERS / Elmer's Products / Re: Hexagon Monogram - featuring Elmer's products on: April 26, 2012 02:38:48 AM
woweee! I bought myself some letters from the craft shop yesterday - this is the perfect project to inspire me to complete them - thanks Smiley
327  MASTER CRAFTSTERS / Elmer's Products / Re: Paper Cut Project - featuring Elmer's products on: April 26, 2012 02:19:18 AM
right! This will be one of the first things I try once I move house (will have more room - room enough for equipment WOOOPEE!)

it's GORGEOUS - you should be so proud of this Smiley I can't believe you did it all by hand - very inspirational Smiley
328  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Paper Brooch on: April 26, 2012 02:14:54 AM
this is a lovely idea! I bet you could make really sweet Christmas decorations using the same method! Where did you get the circle punch from? Do you think it would work on handmade paper?
329  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Paper garland on: April 26, 2012 02:11:04 AM
this is a really sweet project! How'd you do it?  Smiley
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