Category Archives: fugal living

From T-shirt to scarf | anna • evers – DIY Fashion blog


Perhaps you have seen ideas like this before, but I think I might just have to give this a try!  I have nothing to lose but an old t-shirt which I was probably going to get rid of anyway!!! Fast and easy peezy!!! … Continue reading

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PDF Pattern – Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag, Tote, Cozy


Received a glowing review of my pdf pattern today, and I just have to share! 😀   Irene:  “Downloaded the pattern straight away, made next day and have already used it to take a bottle of wine to dinner. Had many compliments on … Continue reading

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“Why bother knitting a scarf?” : TreeHugger


Okay, so…I am not necessarily a “tree-hugger”.  But I came across this article and thought it interesting enough to share.  Please, give it a read! “The act of knitting is a strange combination of relaxation and activism, of protest and … Continue reading

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Stitch Diva Blog – Learning to Lucet


Hellooo…I do hope this blog post finds you all doing well!  Happy Saturday! I got a fabulous newsletter this morning in an email.  It immediately intrigued me!  I think I have seen this tool somewhere before, and I remember that it … Continue reading

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Learn to Knit a Dishcloth – Very Pink Knits Video Tutorial


I am posting this video for a friend . . . I hope she knows who she is.  😀 I really love VeryPinkKnits video tutorials.  And, I would really love to meet her in person. She has a great personality … Continue reading

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TECHknitting: The ball winder–a useful tool, especially with long color repeat yarns


I found this website today which has a plethora of useful information! Case in point, I have been looking for one more good reason  to purchase a ball-winder.  I have recently seen one put to good use in a video tutorial … Continue reading

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FO and Tutorial: Polymer Clay Shawl Pin | Eskimimi Makes


I have been wondering how I could make some nice shawl pins.  I found this today: “To make your own you will need small amounts (¹⁄₈ to ¹⁄₄ blocks) of polymer clay in three or four colours and a small stick … Continue reading

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Frugal by Choice, Cheap by Necessity: How do you make lotion bars? None of your beeswax!


I stumbled across this Lotion Bar recipe on Pinterest.   *gasp*  That place I spend entirely too much time!  The pictorial is very easy to follow, and straightforward.   Made with three easy-to-find ingredients:  beeswax, almond oil and coconut oil (one … Continue reading

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