Weaving Sticks Monsters

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Weaving Sticks Monsters

It’s no surprise that the Weaving Sticks continue to receive positive response. There are so many things you can make with them and they’re easy to set up and use which makes them perfect for children. You can create scarves, belts, headbands, purses, and more!

We have another easy beginner project idea to get you started on your way.

Supplies:

Instructions: Use 5 thin weaving sticks

Cut 5 lengths of yarn each 1yd, thread each Weaving Stick with the yarn doubling it by pulling yarn to its center. This is the warp.

Follow package instructions for weaving with 3 or more Weaving Sticks.

Weave on 5 sticks with yarn for approx. 10″. Making sure to always have at least 2-3″ of weave on your sticks until your project is complete.

Tie weaving yarn to the last stick; cut the yarn leaving an approx. 5″ tail. Push all of the weaving yarn off the sticks and center on the warp, remove sticks.

To secure your work, tie off any excess warp thread on each end.

Use the excess warp thread to create hair and legs for the monster. To create arms, Use a 10″ strand of yarn and fold it in half. Insert the folded end of yarn on each side edge. Use a crochet hook or fingers to grab the two strands of yarn and pull them through the loop. Gently pull on strands of yarn to draw them down snuggly.

Use glue to secure wiggly eyes and mouth for your monster.

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We can’t wait to see your little monsters!

Happy Earth Day from Clover

We are all green here at Clover, did you know our Takumi Bamboo needles are Eco-Friendly? Here are some reasons that make our bamboo needles really green and full of quality.

We limit the harvest of Bamboo trees in the winter season, because bamboo in the winter contain less water, which may cause stains and mold, and their woody fibers are tighter. 

Our bamboo needles are all tapered in every size and type.

Our Circular Knitting Needles have soft, pliable cables that work with you 

Our Bamboo Knitting Needles are not harsh on your hands, because they do not conduct heat like metal knitting needles do, which means you can work longer without tiring out your joints. 

It takes 60 days to produce one pair of Knitting Needles. Which means that our Head Quarters in Japan takes care to each needle produced. Making sure it is Takumi “Craftsman” made.

Happy Earth Day,

love your Earth and knit Eco-Friendly with Takumi!  

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Our Basket Is Full

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We have been crafting up a storm and now our baskets are full and ready to go for this weekend. Pom-Pom’s, Felting, Flower Frills, Kanzashi’s and more, when you’re using Clover crafting tools the possibilities are endless! Our little friend was made using Clover’s Pom Pom makers, shaping and piecing the pom pom together allows you to create all kinds of furry friends. The Single Needle Felting tool allowed us to detail the felted eggs. The 3-D designs and embellishments were easily created with the “pinpoint” accuracy of the Single Needle Felting tool.

What spring projects have you been working on? We’d love to see!

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Whimsical Felted Flowers

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Spring is finally here. We’re enjoying the beautiful weather, green grass, and flowers in full bloom. The gorgeous scenery has inspired us to create some whimsical felted flowers. Beckie Hansen shares her technique for flower making with felt, find instructions and more felting inspiration listed below:

Pom Pom’s in Bloom

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Pom Pom’s are a great way to use up any leftover yarn. What’s even better is that you can create “images” inside your Pom Pom depending on how you wind the yarn. Clover’s Pom Pom makers make it easy!

Have you tried to create unique designs with your Pom Pom Maker? We’d love to see!

 

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For more Pom Pom inspiration:

 

 

 

Easter Bunny Pom Pom

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Easter Bunny Pom Pom

Help your little bunnies make this fun and easy spring project made with Clover’s Pom Pom Makers.With a little yarn, felt, and Pom Pom makers you’ll be able to get your Spring crafting in bloom!

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Small Pom Pom Makers (Item 3124) were used for this project, but any size will do. The bunny head was made with the smaller sized Pom Pom and the body was made with the slightly bigger one. Bunny ears were cut from felt as well as a cute little nose. Two black beads were used for the eyes. You’ll end up with this little guy.

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