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Home Décor Projects
Caron Simply Soft Christmas Stocking
A super easy Christmas Stocking made with a double strand of Caron Simply Soft yarn! The best thing about this stocking is that it is crocheted in one piece.
At Your Service Knit Dishcloth
Knit your own classic cloth like Grandma used to do, but with an updated modern look. The At Your Service Knit Dishcloth puts a new spin…
Learn to Knit this easy Blanket!
“Can you show a pattern that will teach me how to knit a blanket?” I finally have the perfect pattern to recommend. Here is how to knit a blanket!
Modern Nursery: DIY Yarn Mobile
Minimalist and modern baby nurseries are all the rage right now, and we want to show you how to get the same effect without spending the money
Make a lovely Valentine's Wreath!
Love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, a festive crochet wreath is the perfect handmade piece to add to your holiday décor.
Yarn Bookmarks For Your Next Read
These fun and colorful braided yarn bookmarks are a great way to hold your place in your favorite book. Why not give these to loved ones…
Yarn Unicorn Horn: No Magic Required!
Welcome to our no-needle Yarn Unicorn Horn tutorial! We have step-by-step instructions for this pretty and pink Halloween costume accessory.
Craft a Yarn Tassel Ghost!
Our Yarn Tassel Ghost made with Bernat Softee Chunky, is a great no-needle project to make with your family this Halloween!
Make Halloween Yarn Spiders!
All ready to make some creepy crawly crafts this Halloween? We’ll walk you through everything you need to know to make your own Pom Pom Spider army!
Simply Adorable Pompom Pumpkin!
Today we’re going to make some ghoulish gourds by whipping up some super easy and adorable pompom pumpkins! Take a look at our step by step instructions.
Little Red Riding Hood Cape
Based on the classic fairy tale, this Little Red Riding Hood Cape is the perfect crocheted costume accessory for dress up or Halloween!
International Yarn Bombing Day Photos!
To celebrate International Yarn Bombing Day (June 8th, in case you missed it), we decided to spread the yarn bombing love around our neighbourhood...
Make a Mega Macrame Necklace!
Last weekend the Yarnspirations gang joined thousands of knitty-types at the annual, Vogue Knitting Live show in New York.
Big News at The Prime Blogger Event
This year at CHA (Crafts & Hobbies Association’s convention) we were all about the bulk, ’bout the bulk, ’bout the Bernat-Mega-Bulk-y
DIY Weaving Sticks Wall Hanging!
Wall hangings are great way to add pops of color and texture to any room. Creating your own beautiful wall hanging is easy!
Be-pommed: Arm Knit I-cord Scarf
Who doesn’t love a good pompom? Seriously, it’s hard not to smile when you see one. That’s especially the case with Bernat Faux Fur Pompom