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By Renee Rigdon, Zabet Stewart

Knitting, beading and sewing initiatives to make - or now not. no matter what.
&break;&break;If you are going to describe your favourite crafts as "supercute" - no, allow us to rephrase: If the belief of handcrafting the main nauseatingly cute plush bunny you've ever visible units your middle atwitter - be at liberty to forestall examining. We'll comprehend. Really.
&break;&break;If you're nonetheless examining, you will be cynical and uninterested with syrupy crafts as we're. (Huzzah!) For you and your likeminded AntiCraftspeople, we've hand-selected twenty-five initiatives from the main proficient crafters you'll by no means locate within the mainstream (whatever that even means). Behold:&break;&break;• Creations your goody-goody little sister will roll her eyes at, together with snake-motif thigh-highs and a duct-tape corset.&break;&break;• assistance and sidebars to rejoice (with as a lot enthusiasm as any folks can muster) your delightfully darkish nature, together with urged mood-enhancers (soundtracks, video clips, etc.) for making every item.&break;&break;• uncomplicated ideas for knitting, crochet and jewelry-making virgins - entire with step by step photographs to save lots of you from the embarrassment of asking that annoyingly perky coworker for help.&break;&break;Join us within the AntiCraft circulation - the place self-expression, regardless of how socially unacceptable, is given a scalpel and room to function.

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Captain Hook would later be more widely known as a fearsome pirate, but deep down, all hookers know better. BRIE R R O S E BY JENNIFER FLETCHER No need (nor desire) for a prince to save you from this thorny brier. Two roses in full bloom adorn this vine-like crocheted scarflette, complete with two styles of leaves. MOOD ENHANCERS: Snow White, Blood Red edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling SKILLS USED: Basic crochet (see page 145) Picot (as explained in project instructions) MATERIALS AND TOOLS: 1 skein (68 yards or 61 meters) Knit Picks Panache alpaca/ cashmere/silk/merino yarn in color Moss (A) 1 skein (68 yards or 61 meters) Knit Picks Panache alpaca/ cashmere/silk/merino yarn in color Cranberry (C) 1 skein (68 yards or 61 meters) Knit Picks Panache alpaca/ cashmere/silk/merino yarn in color Mulled Wine (D) 1 skein (121 yards or 109 meters) Knit Picks Decadence alpaca yarn in color Spring Leaf (B) 1 US H/8 (5mm) crochet hook 1 US J/10 (6mm) crochet hook Tapestry needle Open-loop stitch markers (optional) Press cloth (optional) GAUGE: 16 sts x 8 rows = 4" (10cm) in dc with H hook and yarn A FINISHED SIZE: 63" (160cm) long (excluding leaves) SPECIAL STITCHES: Small thorn (sc-picot st) Sc in st, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, then sl st by inserting hook in between the horizontal loops of sc, and through the side of that sc, yo, and pull up a loop.

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Repeat * once. (Ch 4, dc) around as in other fingers until desired length. Fasten off. Cuff: The cuff is worked with the bottom edge upward-facing. Foundation row: Join thread with sl st in the bottom edge, at the outside (pinky side) of the hand. Ch 8, dc in next sp. *Ch 4, dc in next ch 4 sp. Repeat from * across the bottom edge, ending with dc in the same sp as beginning ch 8. Do not join. Row 1: Turn. Ch 8, dc in next sp. *Ch 4, dc in next ch 4 sp. Repeat from * across to end of row. Repeat Row 1 until cuff is desired length, ending with a WS row.

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