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Coat Hanger Weaving

I had a Facebook follower ask for some details on this project, so here they are! I didn't have a complete set of photos (I usually don't blog until I know I have enough photos to cover the steps), so I had to draw out some of the steps. I hope my diagrams are clear enough. If not, please don't hesitate to ask questions!   MATERIALS : wire coat hangers, yarn, ribbon, and  scraps of long, thin anything that you can use for weaving! Preparing the Loom:  Click on the photos to enlarge them. At this point, you should have something that looks like this: To begin weaving, cut a piece of yarn (as long as you wish) and tie it to the center of the loom, where all of the yarn came together. Start weaving under and over the yarn "spokes" in a circular pattern. When the yarn runs out, tie another one on to the end and continue weaving. Continue in this fashion until you get closer to the edge. You can ma

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Voting begins today for the 2012 Fascination Awards. Mrs. Picasso's Artroom has been nominated and I thank you all for that!! See the badge over there ------------------------>  Please follow the link below to vote: Again, I am honored by all of you that nominated the blog. Have a wonderful day! *Update: Mrs. Picasso's Art Room was voted #18. Check out the top twenty blogs of 2012 . Thank you for voting!