Archive for the ‘Fiber Thursday’ Category

Go Marvelously Mod with Crochet Today!

Happy Halloween Crocheters! How cute is this wig pattern? Whip up one for yourself and/or your favorite kiddo for a last-minute Halloween getup. Download the free wig pattern here: http://www.craftster.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/CrochetToday_MarvelouslyModWigs.pdf Enjoy! Theresa Gonzalez Editor in Chief Crochet Today! Magazine www.crochettoday.com

Knit Your Own Bike Basket

Hey Craftsters! Celebrate summer with this sweet bike basket, from Knitting Today! Magazine. It’s made in two-color basket weave and is sturdy enough to hold your lighter cargo. Perfect for rides to the beach or farmer’s market! Download the free bicycle basket knitting pattern here: http://www.craftster.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/KnittingToday_BikeBasket_FreePattern.pdf Enjoy and happy 4th! Theresa Gonzalez Editor in Chief […]

Fiber Thursday: A Good Egg

Hello from Knitting Today! Celebrate your Easter holiday by whipping up this free knitted egg pattern from our March/April 2011 issue. The self-striping yarn makes these eggs colorful and one-of-a-kind. Go for a baker’s dozen! Happy Spring Holidays, Theresa Gonzalez Editor in Chief Knitting Today! Magazine Knittingtodaymag.com

Fiber Thursday: Irish Eyes Are Smilin’…

…with this knitted eyeglass case from Knitting Today! Magazine (March/April 2011). Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!  Protect your specs in this plaid case—the perfect intro to Fair Isle knitting.  Just download the free pattern here and pick up the March/April 2011 issue at www.knittingtodaymag.com/bg. Enjoy! Theresa Gonzalez Editor in Chief, Knitting Today! Magazine

Fiber Thursday: Link Hat and Mittens

Since I wasn’t able to write a Gamer Wednesday yesterday, I thought I’d inject a little bit of gaming awesomeness into today’s Fiber Thursday! Rousseline made this ridiculously cute Link (as in Legend of Zelda, Link) hat and mittens set for a swap partner! Can you say “lucky swap partner”? She made the pattern herself […]

Fiber Thursday: Giant Crochet Donut with Pattern!

Mmmmm donuts! Craving a giant donut but don’t need a sugar rush? Why not crochet a giant donut pillow! Djonesgirl shared her free pattern to fulfill all your giant crochet donut needs. You can make your own with the full pattern here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=322650.0

Fiber Thursday: Dyeing Fabric with Snow!

I’m writing this in advance so I’m not sure if it’s snowed lately but I hope so! I love snow! I’m always amazed by ptarmic_wumpus‘ creations and this technique is equally amazing to me! I had NO idea you could use snow to dye fabric. It creates beautiful abstract patterns that would be wonderful for […]

Fiber Thursday: Interview with Debbie Stoller

We recently had the opportunity to talk with our favorite fiber hero, Debbie Stoller.  She answered a bunch of questions from Craftster community members and also chatted about her new book, Stitch ‘n Bitch Superstar Knitting: Go Beyond the Basics. Debbie even hooked us up with project photos from her new book. We especially love […]

Fiber Thursday: Felt Christmas Stocking

It’s almost Christmas! So I just had to feature this wonderful stocking by jen6265. The base is a felted sweater, but the Santa and sheep are needle-felted out of wool from her own sheep! I would love to have to hanging from my mantle. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=364352.0

Fiber Thursday: Knit Slouchy Tam with Pattern

A lot of us need a little extra warmth right about now. Why not knit up this adorable slouchy tam to help keep you cozy? How_german was kind enough to share her pattern for incredibly adorable hat. You can make your own with the full pattern here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=233059.0

Fiber Thursday: Friendship Granny Square Blanket

It’s Thanksgiving day here in the States and I thought I’d share a project that makes me thankful for this amazing community. Tygir participated in at least half of the fourteen (!!) Friendship Granny Square swaps and used all the the squares she received from her partners to make this fantastic blanket. The fact that […]

Fiber Thursday: Felt Leaf Scarf

We came across this cool and crisp fall scarf made out of sewn together felt leaves. The colors of the felted leaves are so vivid and beautiful, we just couldn’t resist sharing this upcycled project by sewing-green with you! The leaves are made from leftover felted sweater scraps. The detailing for the leaf veins was […]

Fiber Thursday: Clipboard Loom

Don’t leave your fibers behind! francorios made this great little loom using an old clipboard. It’s small and lightweight, which makes it so easy to take everywhere you go. Never leave home without a project! To read more about this loom on Craftster, click here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=335814.0

Fiber Thursday: Needle Felted Mobile

How cute is this mobile? It started out as a cheap, ugly mobile from a discount store. HappiLeigh recovered the fabric arm, removed the original animals, and needle felted adorable new animals to take their places. I’ll  bet she’s going to have one happy baby. Thanks for sharing, HappiLeigh! To view this project on Craftster, […]

Fiber Thursday: Felted Cowls

Look at this gorgeous wet felted cowl. I absolutely love its stunning turquoise color; it reminds me of the ocean. Want to see even more beautiful cowls in more colors? Make sure you check out this post by Nesse! Not only has she include five more cowls, she posted a couple of cozies as well. […]