Free lunch: Tutorials

Recycling yarn from store-bought sweaters. My favorite part of this tutorial is the author’s use of the term “yarn barf.”

How to darn holes in knitting. I have a pair of socks (the first pair I knit for myself) in sore need of this kind of attention.

How to knit attached i-cord. This would be lovely as trim on sweater edges.

Tutorial for stranded knitting. Anything that combines knitting with comic-book style has got to be worth a try, right?

Two finger-knitting tutorials, here and here.

And two illusion-knitting tutorials, here and here.

Use Excel to make lace-knitting charts.

Use a crockpot to kettle-dye yarn with kool-aid. I did this last winter and love the results!

How to cut plastic shopping bags to make “yarn” for knitting. I bring my own bags to the store these days so don’t have plastic shopping bags for cutting. But I like the idea here. If any of you try this, I’d love to hear about the results.

Make yarn from old t-shirts. I love how this results in tubular yarn.

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