DIY “Crochet Shoe Tops”

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Supplies:

  • Leather punch—found at most big craft stores

 

  • Screwdriver (for changing settings on leather punch)

 

  • Crochet hooks — super tiny to yarn-appropriate size

 

  • Sewing needle/tapestry needle

 

  • Stitch markers

 

  • Paper, Sharpie and a pencil

 

  • A pair of really cruddy shoes to practice on

 

  • Shoes you think would look cool with added crochet elements

 

  • Leather (or pleather) belts or coats from thrift stores, for optional details. Lots of boot styles have wrapped-around belts and leather cuffs.

 

  • Yarn that goes with your shoes. This could be a color that matches exactly, a contrasting color that will look like spats on the shoe, or a variegated yarn with a hint of the shoe color in it. Don’t use really light, lacy yarn, because it won’t stand up to the wear-and-tear of pulling on and off, and it will probably look dumb.If you want to make…

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