Posts Tagged ‘knit’

Knit Ferrari

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… What does a 22-year old do when she wants a Ferrari? She creates one. She knits one, to be exact. Crafty Lauren and 20 of her family members and friends created this Ferrari out of 250 squares of garter stitch. The full-size car was created in 10 months and […]

Adorable Squirrel Hat and Sweater

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… Anyone who knows me knows I love squirrels. I am a sucker for their silliness, always darting about with comical glee. I love how they yell at my dog, even though he is twenty times their size. I love how they beg for snacks at my window. And I […]

Craftster Swimsuit Edition: How to Make a Fabulous Bathing Suit

Summer may be winding down for us in the Northern Hemisphere (lucky Southern Hemispherers are just moving into Spring!), but there is still time to make a splash at your favorite pool or shore in a fabulous handmade swimsuit!

Crafty Music Videos: Tricot Machine – Les peaux de liévres

This is our second installment of our bi-monthly feature on crafty music videos! Did you forget about it? You won’t forget after you watch this video. The band’s name is Tricot Machine, which apparently means “knitting machine” in French. With a name like that, wouldn’t you expect a knit video? They also have other bits […]

Free to Be Crafty: How to Make a Knit Lobster Bib

Are you dying to break out your knitting needles, but can’t think of a good summer project? This adorable lobster bib by chris_wass may be just the project for you! It’s an adorable bib with an image of a lobster and would look adorable at a picnic or summer get-together with your little one. It’s […]

Book Review: One Ball Knits:Purses

This book by Khadija, Fatema, and Hajera Habibur-Rahman includes twenty knitting patterns for adorable purses that can be made from one skein, hank or spool of yarn. The patterns are divided by season (five patterns each) but could easily be used year-round. The book starts with easy to follow explanations of the tools, materials, and […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Knit a Wonder Woman Sweater

If you’re feeling like a superhero, this week’s Tute Tuesday tutorial is for you! Kaby came up with an ingenious way to make a Wonder Woman sweater that will make anyone into a Superhero. Using her intarsia superpower, she very kindly offered up instructions on how she did it, so you, too, can be a […]

Crafting Entertainment: Super Mario Brothers and Nintendo

Next in our blog series “Crafting Entertainment” is the one that sometimes seems to have started it all. I don’t think there has ever been a time when you couldn’t come to Craftster and see loads of truly fantastic crafts based off of 8-bit Nintendo and especially off of Super Mario Brothers! I’m a huge […]

Don’t Neglect Your iPod

Want to know what’s currently the most popular thread in the Knitting: Completed Projects board? It’s the iPod Cozy thread! Here are some of my favorite knit and crochet iPod Cozies on the Craftster Forum: felted cozy by LAWebChick crocheted cozy by kdka stripey cozy by skittermagoo good and evil cozies by meexie muppet cozy […]