Posts Tagged ‘crochet’

Handmade Gift Ideas: Lace Bowl

Have a more traditional household on your list? Why not try your hand at this gorgeous crocheted lace bowl? This pattern is from the book Crochet Adorned by Linda Permann and was shared with us by our friends at Potter Craft. It’s made flat like a doily and then starched into shape. You can find […]

Cozy Winter!

When it’s winter, everything can seem cold. Knitters and crocheters like to keep things warm by making cozies. Yes, there are some beautiful teapot cozies and mug cozies on Craftster, but what about the not-so-ordinary items that may like to be kept warm, or only just beautified a bit? Here are five unusual items that […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Amigurumi Totoros

Get your hooks ready! Angry Angel has provided printable PDF patterns for all manner of Totoros! Four different sizes of everyone’s favorite forest spirit. These would be great for kids or for adult Miyazaki lovers! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=405679.0 (You MUST be logged in to access these patterns!) For more great […]

Faux Foods: All The Fun With None Of The Calories!

Although the foods pictured here look tasty, they are all totally  calorie free, since none of them are even edible. Whether they’re decoration, children’s toys, or bath products, these faux food projects are all in good taste. Doesn’t this plastic wrapped chocolate treat by thisbirdsabsurd make your mouth water? Better not take a bite, because […]

Craftster Crush: noooitaremybirthday

This month, our Craftster Crush is noooitaremybirthday! Not only is Nooo’s name hard to forget (except for the number of “o”‘s!), but her work is, too. Her drawing style and even her whole crafting style is fun, vibrant, and hard to overlook, as evidenced by her three Best of 2011 projects! Take a look at […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Amigurumi Bunnies

Ready to make the most adorable stocking stuffers ever? These little amigurumi bunnies would make anyone smile! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=346637.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts for Men Gifts for Teens Gifts […]

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

September 23, 2011 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! More Scrappy Animals by Phizzychick Stained Glass Afghan […]

Gamer Wednesday: Mr. Saturn (& Pattern!)

Aww I rhymed! Kinda. BunnieBard shared her pattern for this amigurumi Mr. Saturn, even though she says she thinks he’s kind of a pointless item in the Smash Brothers video game. I just can’t get over that face. And bow! The bow kills me every time. See? Not totally useless. He kills jungrrls! You can […]

June 22, 2011 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! few nail designs by begg0o The cat ate […]

Gamer Wednesday: WOW Deathwing Amigurumi

I’m not sure I realized something called “Deathwing” could be so stinkin’ cute! Songs4Drowning modified a regular amigurumi dragon pattern to be Deathwing the Destroyer from World of Warcraft. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=375110.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the World Of Warcraft tag.

Gamer Wednesday: Angry Birds Amigurumi

Angy Bird Attack!! CraftyDork made these bird and pig amigurumis in what I can only imagine was an attempt to play the game in real life. I mean, isn’t that what you would do with them? I know I would! The full thread can be found here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=371391.0 You can see more great crafts by […]

Granny Square Afghan

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… It’s not hard to believe that this beautiful monochromatic granny square afghan took a year to crochet! Craftster member Teabrat says that she took many breaks while making it, but I’m not sure I could complete such a large project in a year even if I worked straight […]

As Seen on TV: Ladybug Picnic from Sesame Street

While moving topics to our shiny new Amigurumi boards (that’s right! All ami, all the time!) I came across this adorable little ladybug; and promptly got the song stuck in my head! After watching the video on Youtube at least three times (because really, who can only watch it once?), I decided I to share […]

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