Creative projects for working with your hands – and getting crafty.
Anne of Green Gables is one of my all time favorite stories. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched the film version starring Megan Follows. Green Gables Knits listed on Ravelry is a beautiful collection of knit patterns inspired by the book. If I were a better knitter, I would love to own this […]
This was a recent project made for my brother-in-law. He is a coffee drinker and I thought this might be something he would like and find useful. It’s a simple project and works up fast. If I were making a coffee cup cozy for a travel mug I might make the Cafe Couture pattern by […]
About three to four months ago a dear friend of mine (and her husband) lost their twin boys before they were full term. Soon after I found out, I started thinking of making her a prayer shawl. We live many miles apart now and my hope is that when she wraps herself in this shawl […]
I made this ipod cozy for my Auntie. I used this pattern, Cute As A Button ipod Cozy from Hooking Along. The pattern was nice and simple. The only tricky part was making sure the button loop and the button were just right. This is crocheted flat and then folded and seamed together, which made […]
I made this cowl to give as a gift this past week. I purchased the pattern as a Ravelry download. I love Ravelry. If you crochet or knit, I would highly recommend becoming a member of that site. This was actually my first crochet pattern purchase.Before this I had always used free patterns, of which […]
I found this cute pattern by Alli Crafts for a Newborn Cluster Hat and instantly loved it. She also has free patterns posted for the same pattern in sizes premie and six months. I was aiming to make it newborn size initially, but I must have crocheted the slip stitch crochet border too tight or […]
From the first time I saw crochet covered rocks, I knew I wanted to try my hand at making some. I found this easy how-to, Margaret Oomen’s Little Urchin Crochet Covered Sea Stones,on the Purl Bee and decided I’d start there. I bought a bunch of cotton crochet thread at our local secondhand shop with […]