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A new born is a little lovely god gift for parents. Many mothers start knitting hats, sweaters, booties etc. in advance for their future baby. If we talk about the knitting patterns, there are a lot on hand for crafters. Beautiful knitting patterns can be found at comparatively small price from the craft shops and you can easily buy them online from the websites as well.

DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.

The fact is that a lot of patterns involve a specific kind or weight of yarn with which the patterns are followed efficiently. Yarn is created and categorized by weight or work and you can observe an amazing range of colors in it. In addition, cotton, wool and acrylic are the most frequent materials that are used to manufacture yarn and these fabrics significantly have a great effect on the thickness of it. These days there are many local as well as online stores that showcase from light weighted to much heavier types of knitted hats for babies and many other knitted patterns.

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).


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Manufacturers use different weights of yarn to make socks and other baby clothing. Though, they can be used to create stunning & delicate scarves or lightweight hats. Here, Knitted baby headbands are another pattern of it. What is more, such types of yarns are a fabulous pick for blankets & sweaters. Not only this, but you can also knit them together or double over, so that you can give it a thicker touch.

When it comes to heaviest weights of yarn, they take in the types such as rug, chunky, and roving that are considered to an exceptional select to make the clothing more wide & weighty. Furthermore, with the use of diverse needle sizes a broad spaced baby sweater or compactly woven booties can be made in a range of looks. Here, the size of needle is also imperative when you make use of yarn.

Most crafters suggest a specific needle size for a specific category of yarn. But, if you try out some different category of yarn, you can stumble upon the one that is just perfect for what you want to make with it. When you use diverse needle sizes and types, you become capable of creating stuffs just how you want them to tag on your patterns. Also, to settle on how many stitches you'll require per squire and much yarn is mandatory when follow a specific outline, expert crafters recommend you to make a taster block.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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