Free Crochet Cowl Pattern & Perfect Button Video!

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Today’s project combines two of my favorite mediums: Yarn and clay!

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The buttons on this cowl (neck warmer) and the donut beads are made with polymer clay. I learned a trick to making buttons, donuts and cabochons so they turn out perfect every time and you have what you need right in your kitchen cupboard, watch the video to see how:

Here is a closer look at the buttons:

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Not bad for a humble piece of plastic wrap eh? As I promised in the video here is the pattern (instructions) for the neckwarmer or cowl. A beginner knitting student of mine wanted to make one on her first class. She did not know how to knit or crochet so I gave the the option of either. I told her that crochet is faster and a but bulkier which would be good things for this project so we went with crochet. I used a size J hook and worsted weight yarn…

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About charlotsite

I like to DIY,Sew,Quilt, Bake Too. Anything I can learn to fix or learn to make that is what I like and want to do. I am a stay at home mom to a 11 year old boy. And he is picking up DIY and making things out of stuff he finds , it a great feeling finding someone trash and making it out of something beautiful .

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