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How to Crochet a Rib Stitch Beanie

I tend to find a stitch that I like and then go through phases, making anything and everything in that stitch before moving on to something new and exciting. My current obsession is the rib stitch. I guess because it looks a bit more like knitting than other crochet stitches - and goodness knows I will never be able to knit as easily as I crochet. I have been using the rib stitch to make scarves, blankets and beanies. I am currently making a throw for the couch with the ribs running from top to bottom, and have made a few scarves with the ribs running from side to side. Recently on Instagram stories I stepped through using the rib...

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How To Refill Empty Soy Candles

Way back when I started pouring soy candles I used jars that I rescued from recycling bins and op shops - then I made concrete pots and poured delicious warm scented wax into them. Eventually I started buying candle vessels for candle making with the intention that I'd find a way to offer a refilling service. Fast forward four years and I still haven't found a way to make it work! So, I really urge you to refill your own empty candle vessels. By all means, buy a fresh one if you can't resist, but please add it to your candle filling roster. I've put together some step by step instructions to refill your empty soy candles including what to...

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