Posts Tagged ‘knitting’

Marvelous Mittens

Can you say “polar vortex”? Dang, it’s cold! Give this extreme winter weather a run for its money with some beautiful hand-knit mittens. I found several pairs on Craftster that make me really wish I could knit. I’m so cold right now I would wear them in the house, but that would make it hard [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Knit Sock Monkey Coffee Cozy

Have a coffee addict on your list? Or maybe a sock monkey addict!? This quick knit could make either happy. Ficklephonebug has shared her pattern for a sock monkey coffee cozy to throw over your to-go cup in the morning. Make them smile every morning when they see that cute monkey face! You can find [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Herringbone Poncho

Handknit gifts are impressive! This gorgeous poncho pattern by starlings is actually quite a simple knit that gives stunning results. Just a few increases and decreases in a couple of rectangles and you’ve got it! No one has to know it isn’t as difficult as they might think. You can see the full pattern here: [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Earbud Carrier

Getting someone a new gadget this year? Why not give them a handmade earbud carrier so they can keep their earbuds tangle-free and easy to find? TroubleT has written a great tutorial for this gift. Pair it with knit covered earbud wires for some extra fun! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=414918.0 For [...]

July 6, 2012 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 rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Peacock Finger Puppet by shmac Fresh Apple and [...]

June 25, 2012 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! Baba Yaga Matchbox house by cackle Drive-in movie [...]

Cabled Celtic Knot Pillows

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… Cabled Celtic Knot Pillows Since I’m not a knitter and I hold that craft in the highest esteem, even the simplest project wows me. So something as fabulous as these Cabled Celtic Knot Pillows blow me away! Craftster member arualms created the design for these on her own, [...]

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 [...]

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: 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 [...]

December 22, 2010 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! Crochet Hats For The Homeless (Large Photos) by [...]

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

CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoo – Maggielove’s Knit Fast, Die Warm

We’ve been featuring sewing tattoos for a while but it is definitely time for some yarny goodness! Maggielove‘s tattoo hits you with a little bit of knowledge that Craftster has been saying for a long time: Knit Fast, Die Warm! She was also able to sneak in a few other crafts in her knitting tattoo. [...]

Bouquet Socks – Step by Step Tutorial

These “Bouquet Socks” are gorgeous! And PotterCraft has been kind enough to share the pattern for free on the Knitting Board. The pattern is from the new book, Toe-up Socks for Everybody. So go check out the thread and take advantage of their kindness by casting on! Check out all of Potter Craft’s other book [...]