Posts Tagged ‘crochet’

December 27, 2017 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 kittykill. We hope you enjoy them! Mickey Mouse toddler jacket by RedheadWithThread Chocolate Frogs […]

Behold, The Acorn

Now that we’re deep into autumn, I can hardly take a walk without stepping on acorns. They’re everywhere! It just seemed fitting this week to highlight some projects inspired by, or made with, acorns. I had to start with this adorable embroidered piece featuring an acorn cap. Using an original illustration, the_bees_knees brought this to […]

Tute Tuesday: Apple Cozy

Feel that? Something is different. You know what it is…back to school time! Heading back to school doesn’t have to be a bummer when you make lunch time fun time with Caselita’s tutorial for an Apple Cozy. Sure it is silly, but it is just what the kiddos need during a rough school day. These […]

Duck, Duck, Goose. Dinosaur?

Remember playing “Duck, duck, goose” as a child, sitting around in a circle and anticipating that pat on your head? f you were a duck, you’d stay seated, but if you were tapped a goose, you had to try to catch the person who tapped you before they were able to run around the circle […]

Tute Tuesday: Crochet and Knitting Hook Needle Roll

Pack your bags! We are going to the beach! Sun on our faces, waves splashing our toes, sand in our crochet…all of the things that make summer memorable. Keep your crochet and knitting tools safe from the elements with Craftster member Pottermouth’s tutorial for a Crochet and Knitting Hook Needle Roll. This is a great […]

Everything is just duckie!

I just finished putting up my rubber duckie shelf (spoiler alert, it’s not big enough!) and am all over everything duck right now. I love ducks. And I might have to crochet myself this duck, because, while I don’t get the reference (I’ve never seen the show), the duck is brilliant! There’s a link to […]

Spotlight on: Stash Busting

With every new year we try to commit to using all the things we’ve been hoarding saving in our craft stash. Today to give some help in that, let’s take a look at some projects that were made completely from craft stashes. The first project is from our knitting section. It is called a Ten […]

Spotlight on: Clocks; Time to Fall Back

It’s that time of year when we all have to set our clocks back an hour for Daylight Savings Time. This year the change happens on Sunday, November 1st at 2:00 a.m. To make sure no one forgets to make the switch, for this edition of the Spotlight we take a look at some amazing […]

Spotlight on: The Crafted Mandala

The Mandala (Sanskrit-‘circle’) is an ancient spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the Universe. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may have been used for focusing attention of practitioners, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, or as an aid to meditation and trance induction. In common use, mandala has […]

Spotlight on: Bicycle Crafts

Spring is quickly approaching and marks a time when we leave our homes for fresh air and physical activity. Bike riding is always a great way to get out and see the signs of spring. So thought it would be pertinent to find out how to make our bikes look even better by pimping our […]

Book Review: Handmade for Baby

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… Book Review: Handmade for Baby Handmade for Baby: 25 Keepsakes to Create with Love by Charlotte Rivers and Emily Gregory, is full of fun projects to inspire you to create something for a baby in your life or maybe your next charity project. Many of the projects include […]

Tute Tuesday: Warm Those Piggies!

Raise your hand if you have cold little piggies right now? I know I am not the only one with cold feet! This winter is brutal but I refuse to let it get the best of me. I decided to head into the Craftster vault and grab an oldie but a goodie. Lydia the Strange […]

Adorable Babies With Adorable Handmade Accessories

Something about the new year rolling in made me think about babies. New year, fresh start…in any case, there are tons of adorable threads about baby clothes and accessories on Craftster, and several of them have the bonus aspect of also containing photos of adorable babies modeling their new handmade outfits. Here are a few […]

Tute Tuesday: Crochet Fedora

Being a crafty person, I know that I need to get a jump start on holiday presents. I have a long list of people to craft for so the sooner I get to crafting, the better. The one problem that I run into is what to make for everyone. I also like to have a […]

The Huge, Giant, Oversized Blog Post

Last week it was all about tiny things. This week, I decided to give giant things their due. Here are some oversized projects that don’t want to be overlooked!  This scrumptious crocheted donut with sprinkles shouldn’t be eaten; it’s actually a decorative pillow. djonesgirl included the pattern in her post, so you can make one […]