YARN & FIBRE

Knitted slipper pattern

Knitted Pom Pom Slippers

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It’s slipper season! The temperature has dipped all of a sudden in Melbourne and our toes are feeling chilly. Emma’s feet are so big now that she has grown out of kid’s sized slippers, I can’t find any to fit her (I’ve looked everywhere), so  I thought it was time to dive into my yarn stash and knit her a…

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crochet easter egg pattern - mypoppet.com.au

Crochet Easter Eggs in Cotton Yarn

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It’s nearly Easter time and when American Yarns invited me to try out their colourful assortment of Lily Sugar ‘n Cream cotton yarns, a carton of rainbow hued Crochet Easter Eggs instantly sprung to mind. I’ve used cotton yarn in the past both for knitting and crochet and really enjoy working with it. Mostly my experience has been with 4ply…

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How to make a yarn tassel - mypoppet.com.au

Quick Craft: 2 Minute Yarn Tassel

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Yarn tassels are a fun and easy way to add a finishing touch to knitting and crochet projects. They are super quick to make, and look great on the corners of throws and shawls, on hats instead of a pom pom, or on the ends of belts and ties. I’ve just recently finished a crocheted poncho for Emma with a…

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