Posts Tagged ‘knit’


Don’t worry; these aren’t real snakes, but faux snakes made by Craftsters. They’re not poisonous, and they definitely won’t bite. Take a look! Surely you’re not frightened by these two cuties? kbauer knit these two colorful reptiles for her lucky kids. What a sweet pet! A tiny green snake. Awww… so cute! Nodsu needle felted him, […]

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 […]

Gamer Wednesday: Knit Plush d20

For many gamers, a twenty-sided die is a must! Xelerej took the d20 to the extreme and made a giant squishable KNIT die. You can see the full thread for this project here: You can see more great crafts by viewing the Warhammer tag.

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 […]

Cozy Winter!

When it’s winter, everything can seem cold. Knitters and crocheters like to keep things warm by making cozies. Yes, there are some beautiful teapot cozies and mug cozies on Craftster, but what about the not-so-ordinary items that may like to be kept warm, or only just beautified a bit? Here are five unusual items that […]

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: For […]

March Goes Out Like a Lamb

  Whew! March sure seemed to fly by quickly. It came in like a lion, and it’s now going out like a lamb. In celebration of March’s end, here are some wonderful Craftster projects with sheep and lambs as their central theme. Wouldn’t this little lamb be perfect for your Easter table? This cute placeholder […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hand Knit Socks

It’s that time of year again! Time to rack your brain to find just the right gifts for all those loved ones. But never fear! We’re here to help! From now until the 24th, we’ll bring you not only a gift idea every day, but a pattern or tutorial to help you make the perfect […]

Fiber Thursday: Link Hat and Mittens

Since I wasn’t able to write a Gamer Wednesday yesterday, I thought I’d inject a little bit of gaming awesomeness into today’s Fiber Thursday! Rousseline made this ridiculously cute Link (as in Legend of Zelda, Link) hat and mittens set for a swap partner! Can you say “lucky swap partner”? She made the pattern herself […]

Wear It This Weekend: Knit Capelet

Julsey723 was kind enough to share the full pattern for this gorgeous capelet inspired by an item at Antropologie. If you knit like me, you definitely won’t have this ready for this weekend (or any weekend this month!) but if you’re quick, you can have this beautiful capelet to wear this weekend! You can see […]

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 […]

Crafty Music Video: Steriogram – Walkie Talkie Man

This is THE video I think of when I think of crafty music videos. It is EPIC! I’m sure many of you have seen it already but for those who haven’t I’m super excited to introduce it to you. Not only is is absolutely PACKED with yarn (and knitting, crochet, some sewing….) but the song […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make a Keyboard Purse

The new season of American Idol premiered tonight! Rock on. Knit yourself this funky little keyboard purse with a tutorial from atomikpop. Your very own keyboard purse is just two skeins away! To see this project on Craftster click here: To see related projects on Craftster, check out the purse tag here:;sa=showtopics;tag=purse

Free to Be Crafty: How to Knit a Sweater with Cabled Wings

This beautiful sweater with wings is perfect for the holiday season. With its deep, elegant neckline it could be worn alone or layered, and the cabled wings add a very special touch that really make it unique. Our talented member,Canarysanctuary, designed this sweater as a way to learn to chart cables, and she very generously […]