Posts Tagged ‘crochet’

Tute Tuesday: Crochet Face Scrubbies

Did you know that I have the best husband in the entire world. For the past two weeks we have taken crochet class together. It was so much fun! He is doing much better than I am and needless to say, he has won over the heart of our teacher. We are both hooked (ha, […]

National Crayon Day, March 31

Featured article by Craftster moderator, Mistress Jennie. Did you know that crayons are one of the 20 most recognized scents among adults? Or that the first reference to crayons in literature was in Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice in 1813? How about the fact the largest crayon in the world, Big Blue, weighs 1500 pounds […]

March 21, 2018 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! Scarf from 2 shirts with tutorial by Roethke […]

Bunny Wannabes

Hippity Hoppity, Easter’s on its way! Time for sightings of the world famous Easter Bunny. But wait, everything is not as it seems; some of these bunnies I’ve featured today appear to be imposters. Oh my, the ears are there, but this rabbit is undoubtedly a toothy t-rex in disguise. TheMistressT outfitted this scary dino with […]

Actually, Alice

If you search under the “Alice in Wonderland” tag, you will find over 200 projects inspired by this beloved book. There’s a little bit of everything, from embroidery and papercrafts to costumes, party themes, and swap galleries. Let’s go down that rabbit hole! pottermouth made the tiniest Alice popup book, tied it with a red ribbon, […]

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 […]