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In Case You Missed It…August Highlights From the Craftsy Blog

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

See which blog posts readers loved most in August, plus some other fresh freebies you don't want to miss out on!

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Take Your Pick! 3 Methods for Spinning a Carded Batt

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Spinning |

Every batt is one-of-a-kind, and the method you use to spin them will affect the look of your handspun yarn and completed knit or crochet project. In this post, we'll explore three different methods for spinning a carded batt.

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Be Frugal: 5 Tips for Spinning Yarn on a Budget

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Spinning |

I taught myself how to spin when I was newlywed living in a tiny third floor apartment without air conditioning. Being frugal was part of the process. I spun for 7 years before I invested in a drum carder. I still like to find ways to spin gorgeous yarn without breaking the bank. Here are some money-saving tips and tricks for spinning yarn on a budget that I have learned along the way!

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Splash Into Savings: Save Up to 70% on Select Supplies in Our Whale of Flash Sale

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving |

Splash into end-of-summer savings! You'll find select kits, fabric and yarn at up to 70% off during our Whale of a Flash Sale, going on now. From best-selling quilting kits to your favorite skeins, these items are going to go fast, so don't wait. Shop and start saving today!

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Discover How to Make Doughnuts With Our FREE Recipe eGuide!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

From raised and glazed to baked and cakey, who doesn't love a fresh doughnut? Learn how to make your own delightful dough right in your own kitchen with our fabulously FREE baking eGuide: "Delicious Doughnut Recipes You Can Make at Home."

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Understanding Scotch and Irish Tension

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Spinning |

Single drive spinning wheels come with either Scotch or Irish tension brake systems. What's the difference, and how do you use the brake system effectively? Find out here.

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