Posts Tagged ‘blanket’

Craftster Quickies: How to Make No Sew Blankets for Charity

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make no sew blankets! No sew blankets make great donations for charitable causes! They are also awesome for those cozy autumn evenings on the patio. Whip up a few and store them in a basket for when guests visit. Happy Crafting!

Tute Tuesday: Giant Granny Square Blanket

My husband and I just learned to crochet. We have taken a few classes together and are now ready to venture out on our own. I have been trying to find patterns that are not only easy, but something we can use or give as a gift. Mistress Jennie’s pattern for a Giant Granny Square […]

Tute Tuesday: Scrabble Afghan

There is nothing better on a cool autumn day than a nice warm cozy blanket. You can get all snuggled in and stitch, read a book or play scrabble. A few years ago azabuey created a pattern for this clever Scrabble Afghan. It is perfect for those scrabble lovers in your life. It is so […]

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 […]

Gamer Wednesday: Princess Zelda Blanket

It seems like most Legend of Zelda crafts are about Link, so I love this adorable Princess Zelda baby blanket! Mama24boyz made it for Zelda.Suicide‘s daughter… named Zelda! She used granny squares as pixels. You can see the full thread here: You can see more great crafts by viewing the Zelda tag.

Manic Monday: Classic Crocheted Bedspread

So for a lot of people it was the first day back to the grind after the holiday season. I don’t know about you but I’ve definitely had my own manic monday trying to get everything back on track! (Hence the blog post at 9:30pm…) I know I just featured another white crochet blanket two […]

Manic Monday: Crocheted Baby Blanket

Mamaedgar made this gorgeous baby blanket for friend’s baby. It took a little longer than expected… The baby got it when she was 9 months old! When you hear that the blanket is comprised of 52 separate hexagons, each of which took 25 minutes just to make, let alone connecting them and then weaving in […]

Free to Be Crafty: How to Make a Daisy Afghan

Welcome to our first Free to Be Crafty, in which we share free patterns we love. This edition features an awesome Daisy Afghan, made by Sonnetbird! It’s a great use for scrap yarns, or you could make it in an unlimited number of color combinations, so it would look completely different each time! I think […]

Crafty DIY Ways to Keep Warm: No Sew Fleece Blankets, Knit Blankets, Lap Quilts & More

Unless you are one of the lucky Craftsters who live where it’s always warm and sunny, chances are you are either in the chilly heart of Winter, or Autumn will be upon you shortly. Either way, it’s a good time to think about ways to keep warm. Cold feet? Drafty house? Chilly hands? Never fear, […]