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Is Annie’s Kit Club & Their Craft Subscription Kits Any Good?

Annie’s Kit Club is reviewed in this article. For Annie’s Hook & Needle Club, I made a color block basket with knitting and crochet options. I made mine with the crochet pattern! Is this subscription kit worth it? We’ll see in this Annie’s Kit Club review! Table Of Contents Their Story The Fiber Arts Clubs … Read more

Best Yarn For Knitting Facts – Budget Guide & Top In My Review

Finding the right yarn to knit with is difficult. Especially when you’re a beginner. The variety of yarns is overwhelming! Here are eight quality yarns to help you decide. My Quick Recommendations My Top Pick – Caron Simply Soft Best Luxury Option – Patons Classic Wool Best Budget Pick – Feels Like Butta Yarn Above … Read more

Best Yarn For Crochet Facts – My Budget Guide To The Best

Yarn. A hook without it is useless. Which is best for beginners? There are so many types of yarn. The more there are, the harder it is to choose! Is there a best yarn for crochet? Read on for more information in this article. My Quick Recommendations My Top Pick – Scarfie Yarn Best Luxury … Read more

Sock Yarn Facts – My Budget Guide & The Best For Your Projects

Socks are a popular project choice for crocheters and knitters. Knitting and crocheting socks is addictive! This is my guide to sock yarns. There are many types of yarn, but some yarns are better for crocheting or knitting socks than others. My Quick Recommendations My Top Pick – Paintbox Yarns Sock Yarns Best Luxury Option … Read more

Yarn Winder Facts – Budget Guide & Best Currently Available

Do you hate messy yarn? You need a yarn winder. My Quick Recommendations Best Luxury Option – Maple Wood Jumbo Yarn Ball Winder Best Budget Pick – Knit Picks Yarn Winder Note: The above links take you to further information, current prices, and customer reviews on Knit Picks, and Etsy. Want a more in-depth comparison … Read more

Yarn Swift Facts – My Budget Guide & The Best Available

Yarn Swifts tame skeins or hanks of fiber. You can wind fibers much easier when you have this handy, nifty tool! My Quick Recommendations My Top Pick – Best Luxury Option – The Knit Store Yarn Swift Best Budget Pick – Note: Clicking the above links takes you to further information, current prices, and customer … Read more

Arm Knitting Yarn Facts – My Budget Guide & Best Yarns To Use

Make finding the right yarn for arm knitting easy! I’ve got some brilliant suggestions for arm knitting yarns in my arm knitting yarn guide. Check out my reviews for the best arm knit wool. My Quick Recommendations My Top Pick – Merino Wool Roving Yarn Best Luxury Option – Chunky Velvet Yarn Best Budget Pick … Read more

Interchangeable Knitting Needles Facts, Budget Guide & Best Of

Interchangeable Knitting needles are important knitting tools in a knitter’s collection. They save time, energy and are super convenient! With these tools, you don’t have to purchase a new set of needles for every project. With Interchangeables, you choose the needle size and cord length. They’re versatile and worth the investment.  My Quick Recommendations My … Read more

Knit Picks Interchangeable Knitting Needles – My Budget Guide

Knit Picks Interchangeable Knitting needles are an affordable choice. They suit beginners looking for their first set. The quality materials used are high quality. Like wood or metal? You’ll find a set to suit. The sizes of the needle tips is based on the most used by their customers. Started knitting? These are something to … Read more

Christmas Craft Inspiration Be Merry

There are signs of Christmas already, as I am sure you have noticed too wherever you are. I admire and celebrate those of you who give handmade gifts and create handmade crafts to decorate your homes with merriness. As a maker taking the time to create those handmade Christmas gifts is something you love to … Read more

Magical Snowflake Crafts

Nature is so incredible! Snowflakes are just one part of its amazing creations.No wonder so many crafters are inspired by the beauty of these winter wonders. I experienced my first falling snow in Japan a few years ago. I held snowflakes and was captured by their intricate beauty. So you guessed it, this week’s Top … Read more

Turkey Crafts For Thanksgiving

I love the quote above, something to put into practice in daily life. It ties in well with the traditions of Thanksgiving celebrations. The features this week are fun and clever Turkey Crafts projects. The crocheted Turkey coasters are adorable and the Turkeys made from felt sewing project is a gorgeous idea. Enjoy! On My … Read more

Thanksgiving Crafts | Crafts To Celebrate and Be Thankful

Be Kind Be Thoughtful Thanksgiving Crafts

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about genuine and thoughtful thanksgiving crafts that are perfect for the upcoming holiday. The centuries old celebration has messages that are as strong and important as ever. In readiness for the upcoming holiday, the crafts here are sure to help you create some lovely decor. The … Read more

Fantastic Dinosaur Crafts – Put A Roar Into Your Crafting Journey

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about ROARtastic Dinosaur Crafts that you and the little crafters in your life are sure to love. Dinosaurs, although we know so little about them, are fascinating creatures. It’s such a fantastic thing that that kind of animals walked this earth a million years ago. That … Read more

Halloween Is On Its Way! | Top 10 Halloween Crafts For Kids

Only 3 more weeks until Halloween!! Still plenty of time to get busy with crafting. This week we’ve found the Top 10 Best Halloween Crafts For Kids. Decorate your home with handmade Halloween themed craft by by the little ones in your life. We know that Halloween is fun for the whole family! Please share. Sign up to our craft inspiration roundup newsletter and make Mondays more manageable. Fabulous Crafty ideas and projects delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #halloweencraftforkids #halloweencrafts #kidscraft

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about spooktacular Halloween crafts for kids that are sure to get them excited about Halloween. It’s such a fantastic night of the year for kids; they get to dress up, have fun, and of course, eat candy! What’s there not to love? These crafts will instill … Read more

Halloween Is Coming! | Top 10 Halloween Crafts To Get Your Spook On

Do you get excited about creating for Halloween? I will never forget my first experience of being invited to a Halloween Party. I was completely blown away by the spooky bats, spiderwebs, ghosts and glowing pumpkins! Such fun :) This week’s crafty goodness is all about amazingly easy Halloween crafts. Enjoy! Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #halloweencrafts #craft #diy

Do you get excited about creating for Halloween? This year we will be celebrating Halloween in Spain along with lots of other families. My kids are excited to design their own costumes for the day. I will never forget my first experience of being invited to a Halloween Party. I was utterly blown away by … Read more

Celebrate Fall With These Perfect Pumpkin Crafts

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about perfect pumpkin crafts in honor of fall. Such a delicious vegetable, it reminds us of the cooling weather and the escape from the heat of summer. Celebrate the coming months of fall with a beautiful glittered pumpkin decor. Or perhaps you will make a few … Read more

Easy Elephant Crafts

Excellent Elephant Crafts are the focus for the Top 10 this week. Some fun ideas for kids and adults to enjoy making. The crocheted elephant book ends are gorgeous and the felt elephants are so sweet! Take a look at all the fabulous elephant crafts below… But first up an update on my 2 at … Read more

Origami Crafts – Have Fun Folding Paper!

Crafting with paper is fun and the art of Origami is amazing! This week there is plenty of Origami Crafts inspiration. The Origami Jumping Frogs would make a great game for kids and the Star Burst Wreath looks fantastic! Hope you find something you’d like to make 🙂 I’ve managed to work the toe up … Read more

Adorable Apple Crafts

This week’s Top 10 in Craft features some gorgeous Apple Crafts! The Apple inspired embroidery is gorgeous and the knitted apple hat pattern for kids is adorable. Find more Apple Crafts goodness below. I love the quote above, it ties in to the philosophy of life long learning. There is always something to learn, sometimes … Read more

Lovely Leaf Crafts For Fall

I have fond memories of walking through fallen leaves as a child with my Grandfather. There’s something special about the fall season. This week’s craft ideas feature clever ways to use leaves. Take a look at the Leaf Crafts. They’ll delight the young and the not-so-young crafters! My two socks are finished! The last part … Read more

Hoottastic & Adorable Owl Crafts For All Ages

Owls are such majestic and intelligent looking creatures; they are the symbol of magic and ancient knowledge. For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about cute and hootastic owl crafts for the young and young at heart. They also make for adorable craft ideas. There are all sorts of crafts in here, from … Read more

Beautiful Fall Crafts To Inspire You

Fall Crafts

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about the beautiful fall crafts in honor of the season that brings great change. This has most likely been said a million times, but there is something magical about seeing the greenery erupt into a beautiful sea of warm colors. From crafts inspired by the beautiful … Read more

Fun Back To School Crafts

Back to school crafts

For this week’s Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about fun and educational back to school crafts to get kids excited about going back to school. The quote I’ve chosen for Back To School Crafts spoke to me about knowledge and wonder, and how important they both are in education and learning. Turn creative and … Read more

Magical Mermaid Crafts

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This week’s crafty goodness inspiration comes from Mermaids! There are so many clever ideas for craft projects to try. The Amigurumi Mermaid dolls are gorgeous and the mermaid tail snuggle blanket would be lovely to curl up in on the couch. Enjoy! On My Needles This week I went to the local yarn store near … Read more

Easy And Fun Animal Crafts To Make

Crafting brings pleasure and joy and is fun to do. Encouraging kids to use their imaginations to create is a great way to introduce them to craft. Getting them to explore a topic such as ‘Animals’ opens up a whole world of craft activities. Who knows, maybe a bit of learning will happen too? 🙂 … Read more

Giddy Up For Some Fun Horse Crafts

Did you want a horse when you were growing up? My children certainly thought it would be wonderful to have a horse. I quickly changed the subject whenever it was raised. Looking after a horse would be lots of hard work! Now on the other hand, creating a craft project horse is completely doable! This … Read more

Dr Seuss Crafts And Ideas For Kids

Dr Seuss Crafts

This week features super fun crafts that are all inspired by Dr Seusss. Oh how I love the Dr Seuss stories! So cleverly written and full of fabulous characters. It is hard to pick my favorite but There’s A Wocket In My Pocket comes to mind first. How about you? What’s your favorite Dr Seuss … Read more

Wonderful Yarn Crafts To Make

This week I have found some fabulous crafts that all are made with yarn! I love how crafters get so creative with yarn. There are some ideas below that I would love to try. The yarn tassels as an edging for a bed cover caught my eye, as did the woven bangles. There are plenty … Read more

4th of July Crafts – Patriotic Decorations and DIYS

4th Of July Crafts - Quote Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better - Albert Camus

Getting ready for 4th of July celebrations is such fun! The whole family can get involved. There are plenty of fabulous ideas featured in my Top 10 Crafts – 4th Of July Crafts post. The DIY 4th of July Banner with blue, white and red paper and burlap would make a wonderful decoration. Kids will … Read more

Beautiful Butterfly Crafts

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The quote above is apt this week. Whenever I see a butterfly I immediately feel a sense of wonder and joy! Seeing the Blue Morpho butterfly was one of the highlights of my travels in Mexico. One day I would love to see the Monarch Butterflies in Michoacán, Mexico. This week’s Top 10 in Craft … Read more

Top 10 Memorial Day Crafts

Memorial Day Crafts

This week we have a list of Memorial Day crafts to honor those who have served in the US Armed Forces. This year, Memorial day is Monday, the 27th Of May. It originated after the civil war when people would honor those who died during the war. It was initially called Decoration Day. People would … Read more

Cute Crafts That Are Fun To Make

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I love the quote above. It reminds me to keep going when I think I can’t do something. Do motivational quotes sometimes help you? This week all the crafty goodness is totally focused on Cute Crafts. The DIY Pet Pals are adorable and for something to add a bit of life to your home decor; … Read more

Father’s Day Crafts That Dads Will Love

Fathers Day Crafts

This week’s crafty goodness features some fun and easy to do Father’s Day Crafts. Kids will love to get involved with making these craft projects. Some they can do all by themselves and others will require some help. The variety of card ideas are great and the Typography Glasses are a clever idea. First up … Read more

Flower Crafts To Delight You

Flower Crafts That Will Delight You Happiness is when what you think what you say and what you do are in harmony Mahatma Gandhi

As a child I used to love gathering flowers from my Grandmother’s garden. I also remember making flowers from tissue paper and cellophane. It was such fun curating this roundup, I adore flowers and hope you too will enjoy these flower crafts. First up, my knitting progress… On My Needles This week I have progressed … Read more

Space Crafts That Are Out Of This World!

Space Crafts

This week as you might have guessed from the title, features fabulous Space Crafts. My kids and I were recently discussing the planets and I am sure they would love to tackle some of these crafts. I love the adorable arigurumi Aliens and the Moon cross stitch pattern. Something for everyone in the crafty goodness … Read more

Easy Crafts – You Can Totally Make These

Easy Crafts That You Can Totally Make

Sometimes you just want a craft project that is simple but effective. This week’s Top 10 In Craft is all about Easy Crafts. Easy does not mean boring by any means. There are some fab ideas to try out, I hope you find something that you’d like to do. On My Needles Last week I … Read more

Mother’s Day Crafts – Make Handmade Gifts

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This week is all about craft inspiration for Mothers Day Crafts. Receiving something handmade on Mother’s Day is always a delight. My kids have often secreted themselves away before Mother’s Day to do a crafty project for me. Their handmade cards and little sewing or knitted projects bring a smile to my face. In this … Read more

Beautiful Crafts For Adults That You Will Love

Of course I talk to myself I need expert advice

Do you talk to yourself when crafting? I thought this craft joke was a bit of fun 🙂 I certainly talk to myself but not sure I would call myself an expert just yet. This week’s Top 10 in Craft is all about Crafts for Adults and there are so many wonderful projects to enjoy! … Read more

Angel Crafts That Are Adorable

Craft Quote by Karen Alfke

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about adorable Angel Crafts So many wonderful ideas that talented crafters have shared. The Angel Votive is a lovely project and for the little crafters, the Fingerprint are fun and simple to do. But first a craft update of my own… This post may contain affiliate … Read more

Easy Crafts for Kids That Are Fun To Do

SABLE Stash Aquisition Beyond Life Expectancy

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about Easy Crafts For Kids So many different projects to get the creativity flowing. There are some excellent tips on how to teach crochet to children and how to knit a simple Pom Pom Scarf. But first a little progress report of my own… On My … Read more

Spring Is In The Air! – Easter Crafts

Spring Is A Time Of Plans and Projects ~ Leo Tolstoy

Spring is in the air! Spring is such a lovely season, we say goodbye to those freezing days and look forward to more sun and warmth! For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about Easter Crafts. The crafty ideas are such fun, there is something for everyone. There’s lots of variety to keep … Read more

Weekly Craft Top 10 – Magical Unicorn Crafts

Crafting is my kinda thing. Yours too? There are so many fabulous craft ideas to be inspired by. Whatever work in progress you have going on, may it continue to bring happiness. If you've recently finished one, relish that sense of achievement and by all means do a little happy dance!! Hope you enjoy this week's crafty goodness...Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #sewing

For this week’s top 10 In Craft, I am talking about none other than mystical and magical unicorn crafts! Amazing and fascinating creatures having existed in mythology for thousands of years. They have their roots in Ancient Mesopotamian artworks, and they were also found in the ancient myths of India and China. Did you know … Read more

Top Fun Winter Crafts For All Ages

The Beginning is the most important part of the work

This week it’s all about interesting and fun to make Winter Crafts. Lots of variety to keep everyone engaged. But first… On My Needles I will be honest, knitting and yarn are featuring in my dreams. As I have no project at present, my unconscious is telling me to get my act together and get … Read more

Drawing Paper – A Guide For All Your Drawing Projects

Best Drawing Paper For Your Arts and Crafts Projects

What’s The Best Paper To Use With Copic Markers? Check out all of these great tips from these amazing artists and drawing bloggers. Here is what they use… When investing in top quality markers you want paper to show off the beautiful artwork you’ve created. As Copic Markers use alcohol-based ink, it’s not lightfast. Your … Read more

Valentine Crafts for Adults – I Would Rather Be Crafting

Valentine’s Day is next month, so there is plenty of time to create something special. Create a decoration or make a gorgeous gift to celebrate the day of love. Here are some ideas to get you started… Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #valentinesdaycrafts #knitting #crochet #sewing

Ahh the day of love, really everyday there should be some love don’t you think? Valentine Crafts for Adults are the craft projects being featured in this week’s Top 10 in Craft. The 3D paper hearts on branches look superb. First off though is some exciting news on my knitting adventure … On My Needles … Read more

The Ultimate Drawing Pencils Resource Guide For All Your Drawing Projects

Best Drawing Pencils for all your arts and crafts projects

After getting a number of requests from readers, we have put together this huge drawing guide for you 🙂 Learn, Perfect and Master. Table of Contents Best Drawing Pencils Overview What To Look For In The Best Drawing Pencil Which Pencils Are Best For Beginners? Understanding Grades of Drawing Pencils Graphite Pencils Mechanical Pencils Colored … Read more

Ultimate Guide To Markers For All Your Arts and Crafts Projects

Markers for all your arts and crafts projects.

I’ve put together this colossal markers guide for you. I share a wealth of information on best markers for drawing, sketching and illustrations. A comprehensive guide to Copic Markers, Dry Erase Makers, Fabric Markers, markers to use in Adult Coloring books and Paint Markers and more. Looking for something specific? See our table of contents … Read more

Beautiful Pine Cone Craft – Top 10 Of Best Crafts For Stunning Home Decor

Relaxation and knitting. This quote, sums it up beautifully… “Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either.” - Elizabeth Zimmermann. Whenever life starts to feel overwhelming, taking time out for some craft may just help. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #pineconecraft #knitting #crochet #diy

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about making beautiful Pine Cone craft that make for stunning home decor. Such an incredible creation of nature, they’re everywhere, especially in the spring. But what is their purpose? The species of tree called conifers create them. They are the reproductive organs of the tree, believe … Read more

Celebrate With Crafting To Bring In The New Year!

Thinking about bringing in the New Year, I am excited by the possibilities of 2019. Guests will be so impressed by your own efforts if you manage to create any of these New Year Eve Crafts. I know Christmas is only weeks away and that in itself is exciting!! I hope you are looking forward New Year’s Eve and to a thoroughly inspirational and creative 2019!! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #newyears #newyearseve #diycrafts

It’s nearing the end of another terrific year. But you know what that means. New Year’s Eve is on the way! Celebrate the new year with all these great New Year Eve crafts! There’s something here for the whole family to get involved. Keeping in theme with the New Year, there’s plenty of glitter, bright … Read more

Rhythm of Knitting Needles Music for the Soul

The days and weeks ahead may get just a little hectic with celebrations. Taking sneaky moments of knitting helps keep me a little calmer :) The rhythm of the needles is indeed like soft music playing. Hoping that whilst you craft in the coming weeks, music plays to you too. Here’s what we’ve found for you this week to inspire your crafting ventures. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knittingpatterns #knittinginspiration

On My Needles I finished the Honey Cowl made from Angora Wool and it is super snugly and soft. It is shedding, so that it not so great 🙁 When I wear it, the turquoise fibers get stuck to whatever else I am wearing. I searched in Ravelry to find out if there are any … Read more

The Top 100 Craft Blogs, Websites & Best Crafting Bloggers To Follow

Top 100 Craft Blogs Crafty Like Granny

I’m celebrating the fantastic and hard-working craft bloggers that give us so much inspiration and joy. I love reading your favorites and checking out new blogs I didn’t know about. It’s been hard to add their details and not get distracted for an hour or two 🙂 So far we’ve received heaps of suggestions.  At … Read more

Fall Craft Ideas: And All At Once Summer Collapsed Into Fall

Inspiration from the crafting world, is found this week from the fall season. Fall is my favorite season, as it is a chance to knit for cooler weather. The changing colors in the trees is always so glorious to watch. There is a change in light outside, it is softer somehow. Hope you looking forward to the fall season and the crafting opportunities it brings. Here are some fabulous Fall Craft Ideas. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #fallcraftideas #knitting #crochet #sewing

And all at once summer collapsed into fall. Inspiration from the crafting world, is found this week from the fall season. Fall is my favorite season, as it is a chance to knit for cooler weather. The changing colors in the trees is always so glorious to watch. There is a change in light outside, … Read more

Lifelong Learning of Craft

Lifelong Learning of Craft is something I strongly believe in. It keeps the mind active and the heart full. Lifelong Learning is part of a crafting journey. It is so satisfying when you are learning something new and it actually turns out! Here are some ideas for your Life Long Learning crafting journey.Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet

My Stormy Lace Cowl Update… Oh what a disaster 🙁 I managed to sew up the ends of my Stormy Lace Cowl and revel in its glorious softness. (if you didn’t see last weeks update here is the link for the start of this story) Then disaster struck! I unwittingly collected my cowl in clothes … Read more

Crafting Is My Kinda Thing

Crafting is my kinda thing. Yours too? There are so many fabulous craft ideas to be inspired by. Whatever work in progress you have going on, may it continue to bring happiness. If you've recently finished one, relish that sense of achievement and by all means do a little happy dance!! Hope you enjoy this week's crafty goodness...Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #sewing

Crafting is my kinda thing. Yours too? There are so many fabulous craft ideas to be inspired by and only so many you can undertake, but that’s okay 🙂 When you do finish a craft project, it’s such a feeling of accomplishment and joy. I am edging closer to finishing off a colorful crocheted blanket … Read more

Make Space In Your Mind For Creativity

‘Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.’ Crafting and being creative is such a pleasure to fill your mind with, don’t you agree? This week we are sharing some fabulous crafty goodness, that’s sure to make a happy place in that corner of your mind. Enjoy and happy crafting! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #sewing #embroidery

I love this quote! Crafting and being creative is such a pleasure to fill your mind with, don’t you agree? This week there is some fabulous crafty goodness, that’s sure to make a happy place in that corner of your mind 🙂 Enjoy and happy crafting! Secret Pocket Hanger For Travellers Sewing Tutorial These would … Read more

Craft Ideas Are Like Rabbits They Multiply

Once you gain confidence in a particular craft, things become more interesting and exciting. The inspiration we’ve found this week will be sure to get your craft ideas flowing. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

This is so true of craft pursuits; there are so many ideas to try! Once you gain confidence in a particular craft, things become more interesting and exciting. The inspiration we’ve found this week will be sure to get your craft ideas flowing. Simple Sewing Project For Kids As part of ‘Sew a Softie,’ Trix … Read more

Craft Knowledge Comes But Wisdom Lingers

There is so much we can learn about our chosen crafts and so many willing to teach us. We have more ability to access knowledge from around the world than ever before! It is the knowledge that we retain that builds our wisdom. As always our aim is to help inspire you in craft, enjoy what’s on offer this week… Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #crafts #DIY #Sewing

There is so much we can learn about our chosen crafts and so many willing to teach us. We have more ability to access knowledge from around the world than ever before! The knowledge that we gain is certainly important but wisdom is powerful. It is the knowledge that we retain that builds our wisdom. … Read more

Creativity Never Goes Out Of Style

This article features 10 fabulous crafting projects to make. Particularly beneficial for those of us who love to make and are looking for inspiration. Whether you knit, crochet, sew, or embroider. There's something to get your creative juices flowing. -- Repin this and click through to read about these 10 great craft projects. Make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #sewing #DIY #crafts

Creativity can be expressed in so many ways. I’ve been enjoying learning to knit a lace pattern with baby alpaca yarn. So gorgeous and soft and I love seeing the lace design evolve with each row. It always amazes me, how many creative projects and people there are online. As always, we’ve spent hours searching … Read more

Happiest When Crafting

When you craft are you in your happy place? Working with your hands, being creative and producing beautiful items brings happiness. That’s what we crafters are all about :) Makers are happiest when crafting. Hope you enjoy the crafting inspiration gathered for you this week. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #craft #sewing #DIY #4thofJuly

When you craft, are you in your happy place? Working with your hands, being creative and producing beautiful items brings happiness. That’s what we crafters are all about 🙂 Makers are happiest when crafting. Hope you enjoy the crafting inspiration gathered for you this week 🙂 P.S Prime Day on Amazon is coming very soon. … Read more

Practice, Patience, Persistence ~ The 3Ps for Craft

3 Ps for Craft Practice Patience Persistence

These life skills are beneficial for many areas of life, including Craft pursuits. Practice helps us to develop our chosen craft skills further. Patience gives us the opportunity to slow down and take your time working on our craft. Persistence means that no matter how long it takes you will finish a project. Hope you … Read more

Love Handmade Crafty Goodness

I Love Handmade and I am sure you do too! As part of the crafting community, you get a sense of the sheer talent that’s out there. I love finding fabulous craft projects for you. I hope you enjoy this week’s crafty goodness. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #quilting #craft #DIY #sewing

I love handmade, and I am sure you do too! As part of the crafting community, you get a sense of the sheer talent that’s out there. I love finding fabulous craft projects for you. I hope you enjoy this week’s crafty goodness 🙂 P.S Amazon Prime Day is coming so I’ve recently written a … Read more

Take Life One Stitch At A Time

Take Life One Stitch At A Time... We sometimes rush through our days, with everything we have to do. The idea of taking life one stitch at a time, helps my mind race less. I approach tasks a little more calmly. The hand stitching I am doing on my daughter's quilt is soothing. I am mindful of this approach to life and feel more able. Here's our crafty goodness for this week. Enjoy! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

Take Life One Stitch At A Time… We sometimes rush through our days, with everything we have to do. The idea of taking life one stitch at a time, helps my mind race less. I approach tasks a little more calmly. The hand stitching I am doing on my daughter’s quilt is soothing. I am … Read more

I Made It Myself : Love Handmade

I Made It Myself. There is something very gratifying in saying these words. Knowing you have used your own creative skills to produce something handmade. Receiving praise from others on your handmade efforts is always welcomed. However being proud of yourself is even more important. In this week’s roundup there are some truly gorgeous projects to try. Enjoy!Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #knitting #crochet

I Made It Myself There is something very gratifying in saying these words. Knowing you have used your own creative skills to produce something handmade. Receiving praise from others on your handmade efforts is always welcomed. However being proud of yourself is even more important. In this week’s roundup there are some truly gorgeous projects … Read more

Happiness Is A Way Of Travel Not A Destination

Happiness Is A Way Of Travel Not A Destination. With diligence and effort we believe we will somehow get to a point of happiness. This quote made me think differently about happiness and how it’s threaded throughout life. We experience moments when we are unhappy, which is okay. My very wise Mom says “You’ve got to hold on to the good” My crafting makes me happy, how about you? Hope this week’s roundup of craft inspiration brings you happiness. Please share. #knitting #crochet #DIY #sewing

I saw this quote during my readings on the internet this week – “Happiness is a way of travel, not a destination” ~ Roy Goodman It got me thinking about how one aims for happiness. With diligence and effort we believe we will somehow get to a point of happiness. This quote made me think … Read more

A Day Is Not Complete Without Craft

I cannot count my day complete 'til needle, thread and fabric meet. I am thinking of the warmer weather and this is where I’ve drawn inspiration, for this week’s crafty goodness. Crafters seem to gain creative spirit in late Spring, early Summer. Plenty of wonderful ideas included below. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #craft #DIY #sewing #quilting
I cannot count my day complete 'til needle, thread and fabric meet. I am thinking of the warmer weather and this is where I’ve drawn inspiration, for this week’s crafty goodness. Crafters seem to gain creative spirit in late Spring, early Summer. Plenty of wonderful ideas included below. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #craft #DIY #sewing #quilting

I cannot count my day complete ’til needle, thread and fabric meet.

I am thinking of the warmer weather and this is where I’ve drawn inspiration, for this week’s crafty goodness.

I love late Spring and early Summer with it’s bright cheeriness 🙂

Crafters seem to gain creative spirit around this time.

How about you? Do you love this time of year?

Plenty of wonderful ideas included below. Enjoy!

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Spring Flower Newborn Cocoon Crochet Pattern

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Too Many Ideas Not Enough Time

Too many ideas not enough time is something that I think about regularly!! There are so many wonderful projects to create. Time is not always on our side but when you do take the time to craft, it is so worth it. Here are some more ideas to add to your list of possibilities. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #knittingstitches #knittingpatterns

Too many ideas not enough time is something that I think about regularly!! There are so many wonderful projects to create. Time is not always on our side but when you do take the time to craft, it is so worth it 🙂 Here are some more ideas to add to your list of possibilities… … Read more

Take Time To Do What Makes Your Soul Happy

Take Time To Do What Makes Your Soul Happy is something that as crafters, we can completely relate to :) There needs to be joy in life. Crafting brings us that joy and makes our soul happy! Here's our roundup of some crafting joy for this week. Take a look... Make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #sewing #embroidery

Take Time To Do What Makes Your Soul Happy is something that as crafters, we can completely relate to 🙂 There needs to be joy in life. Crafting brings us that joy and makes our soul happy! Here’s our roundup of some crafting joy for this week. Take a look… Boco Bear Amigurumi Joanne at Craft … Read more

It Is The Little Things That Make Life Big

It is the little things that make life big, sometimes we need to celebrate this more. Yes it can be frustrating when a craft project is just waiting to get finished! However, even a little progress is one step closer to completion. Our inspiration this week is focusing on craft that makes our lives big :) Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #DIY #knitting_inspiration #crochet

It is the little things that make life big, sometimes we need to celebrate this more. Yes it can be frustrating when a craft project is just waiting to get finished! However, even a little progress is one step closer to completion. Our inspiration this week is focusing on craft that makes our lives big … Read more

Makers Gonna Make | Crafting Fun

Whatever you love to make, may it always bring you joy. The making, creating, gaining skill and knowledge is a big part of a crafter’s life. Some of us started out young, with family members sharing their knowledge with us. Some of us find our creativity later in life. However you came to craft, doesn’t matter. What matters is the making. Please repin. Make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #sewing #embroidery

Our community of makers is vast and varied and that’s what makes it so unique! Whatever you love to make, may it always bring you joy. The making, creating, gaining skill and knowledge is a big part of a crafter’s life. Some of us started out young, with family members sharing their knowledge with us. … Read more

Love To Craft – Gift Ideas For Mom

Receiving something hand made on Mother’s Day is always a delight. In this week’s craft inspiration I’ve found some fab projects that would make wonderful gifts for Mom. Some of the crafty ideas tie in with this year’s Earth Day Theme of Reduce Plastic Pollution. Reuseable hand made items instead of using plastic. And other super handmade gifts to try. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Craft #DIY #Mothersdaygift

Love to Craft – Gift Ideas For Mom

This week is all about craft inspiration for gifts to give to your Mom.

Receiving something handmade on Mother’s Day is always a delight.

My kids have often secreted themselves away before Mother’s Day, to make a crafty project for me.

Their handmade cards and little sewing or knitted projects bring a smile to my face.

In this week’s craft inspiration I’ve found some fab projects that would make beautiful gifts for Mom.

Some of the crafty ideas tie in with this year’s Earth Day Theme of Reduce Plastic Pollution.

Plus some other super handmade gifts to try.

Some of the gift ideas shared can be made in a few hours and are so easy to do!

Hope you find some inspiration to go handmade for Mom this year.

Enjoy!

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Hand Made Craft Rocks!

"Hand Made Craft Rocks!" Some of my most treasured items are hand made. My Grandmother's embroidered tablecloths. The beautiful knitted baby dress and jacket my Mother made for me. I am sure you also have treasured hand made items. I'd love to hear about them. Hope you enjoy all the crafty goodness this week...Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #craft #DIY

Every week I am amazed at the heaps of creative ideas that crafters share. In this post, I am sharing inspiration with the thought in mind “Hand Made Craft Rocks!” Some of my most treasured items are handmade. My Grandmother’s embroidered tablecloths, with such intricate work. The beautiful knitted baby dress and jacket my Mother … Read more

Craft Like No Ones Watching

Do you get so engrossed in your crafting, that you are in your own world? No matter what gets your creative juices flowing, craft with happiness and a sense of humor. I've really enjoyed learning a new knitting skill, reading a pattern from a chart. Looking forward to tackling some more complex designs. We share some excellent tutorials for beginners plus more. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #DIY

Do you get so engrossed in your crafting, that you are in your own world? Craft Like No One’s Watching 🙂 No matter what gets your creative juices flowing, craft with happiness and a sense of humor. My dishcloths that I’ve been knitting up have worked out well. I’ve really enjoyed learning a new knitting … Read more

To Craft Or Not To Craft – What A Silly Question

To Craft or Not to Craft? What a silly question!!I love this quote, it makes me smile :) Crafting is such a big part of many people's lives and it provides such joy. I love being part of a creative community where people share their ideas.It will be definitely a 'To Craft' answer for me! How about you? Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting_inspiration #Knittingpatternsfree #crochet #craft #sewing

To Craft or Not to Craft? What a silly question!! I love this, it makes me smile 🙂 Crafting is such a big part of many people’s lives and it provides such joy. I really love gathering together all the crafty ideas, for the Top 10 In Craft inspiration for you. Here is the crafty … Read more

Keep Calm and Craft On

When experiencing a little hiccup in your crafting project this is a good quote to remember. Mistakes are part of a crafter’s journey and not getting too upset is the key. The craft inspiration for this week is all about ease and a reminder that there are some serious crafters out there, who no doubt also have made their share of mistakes! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #craftideas #knitting #crochet

Keep Calm and Craft On 🙂 When experiencing a little hiccup in your crafting project, this is a good quote to remember. Recently I attempted a knitting hat where I made a rather large mistake where I decreased too many stitches in one row and I couldn’t go back and fix it. I needed to … Read more

Crafting Makes Everything Better Even Mondays

Crafting makes everything better even Mondays!! We hope that our Top 10 in Craft inspiration that’s delivered every Monday, gets your week off to a great start :) This time of year brings renewed vigor and creativity, as we are surrounded by new life and growth in the nature around us. Check out what we've got for your craft projects. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #knitting #knitting_inspiration #crochet

Crafting makes everything better even Mondays!! We hope that our Top 10 in Craft inspiration that’s delivered every Monday, gets your week off to a great start 🙂 This time of year brings renewed vigor and creativity, as we are surrounded by new life and growth in the nature around us. Thanks to Anna, one … Read more

Crafting Is My Therapy

Crafting Is My Therapy. I’ve shared about crafting and the health benefits it can have. For many of us Crafting is our Therapy. Doing something with our hands centers us, makes us calmer. To help you along with your Craft Therapy, here are some fabulous craft ideas. Check out the free knitting patterns, sewing tutorials, St Patrick Day Craft ideas and more. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Craft #knitting #crochet

Crafting Is My Therapy I’ve shared about crafting and the health benefits it can have. For many of us Crafting is our Therapy. Doing something with our hands centers us, makes us calmer. To help you along with your Craft Therapy, here are some fabulous craft ideas.  Top in Craft St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Suncatcher … Read more

Eat Sleep Craft Repeat

Eat Sleep Craft Repeat Yes! Most definitely! This is the way to live! Eating, Sleeping, doing some craft and then the next day, repeating it all again.For some of us this might be very much our daily life! Some of us have to just squeeze some craft in :) Take a look at the fabulous crafting ideas for this week. #Knitting #Crochet #Embroidery #Sewing #Art Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

Eat Sleep Craft Repeat Yes! Most definitely! This is the way to live 🙂 Eating, Sleeping, doing some craft and then the next day, repeating it all again. Take a look at the fabulous crafting ideas for this week. Top in Craft Chunky Knit Beanie Leslie from A Friend To Knit With has a delightful … Read more

Being Crafty Is Not a Hobby It is a Way of Life

Being Crafty is not a hobby, it is a way of life. Crafting is varied and wonderful. For some people it is their life. Many people have started out with craft just as a hobby. Then it’s become their way of earning a living. How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and better things Here’s your crafting inspiration for this week. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com

Being Crafty is not a hobby, it is a way of life Crafting is varied and wonderful. For some people it is their life. Many people have started out with craft just as a hobby. Then it’s become their way of earning a living. How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and … Read more

The Desire To Create

"The Desire To Create is One of the Deepest Yearnings of the Human Soul"Does the quote above resonate with you? When life gets busy and you can’t find the time for craft, do you yearn to be creative? Just taking even a few moments here and there, can make a difference. Finding inspiration this week, includes a little something for Valentine’s Day.Enjoy!Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft

“The Desire To Create is One of the Deepest Yearnings of the Human Soul” Does the quote above resonate with you? When life gets busy, and you can’t find the time for craft, do you yearn to be creative? Just taking even a few moments here and there, can make a difference. A sense of … Read more

Time For Craft Pursuits

No great thing is created suddenly Star Wars Crafts

Some of the most rewarding projects, are those that we’ve labored over for a long time. The utter joy experienced when sewing up the final stitch on a quilt. Finishing up the last row on a sweater and seeing the end in sight. Watching the beaming smile of the person who has received your gift.(knowing … Read more

Creativity is Contagious Pass It On

Has your creativity experienced renewed vigor, being a reader of Crafty Like Granny? :) Love this quote. Creativity is contagious. Pass it on - Albert Einstein. Start with something small and eventually you will be tackling bigger projects. We are passing on the creativity found in the inspiring crafty articles below. Enjoy :)Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Craft

Creativity is Contagious, Pass it On!! I love this quote! Have you ever been to a class to learn a new crafting skill and been infected by the creativity of others in the room? Has your creativity experienced renewed vigor, being a reader of Crafty Like Granny? 🙂 Creativity is contagious. Start with something small … Read more

Craftiness is Happiness

Being creative is so rewarding and it sure does make one feel happier. The joy experienced when projects come together is wonderful. It doesn't matter how big or how small the task is, just doing a little is lovely. Picking up my knitting needles and click-clacking away brings a smile to my face. How about you? What's your crafting happiness? To help stimulate your crafting happiness and bring a smile to your face :) , here is this week’s inspiration.#craft #Knitting #crochet #DIY #kidscraft

Craftiness is Happiness! Being creative is so rewarding and it sure does make one feel happier. The joy experienced when projects come together is wonderful. It doesn’t matter how big or how small the task is, just doing a little is lovely. Picking up my knitting needles and click-clacking away brings a smile to my … Read more

Would You Rather Be Crafting?

Have you ever been doing a task and thinking “I would rather be crafting”? I am sure there are many times that this thought has come into your mind. Particularly when doing something unrelated to craft, that you are not particularly enjoying :) We share some excellent tutorials for fabulous crafting inspiration. Here, here to dreaming about craft! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft

Have you ever been doing a task and thinking “I would rather be crafting”? I am sure there are many times that this thought has come into your mind. Particularly when doing something unrelated to craft, that you are not particularly enjoying 🙂 Below are some excellent tutorials for fabulous crafting inspiration. Here, here to … Read more

Beginnings Are Most Important In Any Craft

New crafts to learn... “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato All crafting projects have a beginning. It is in those initial stages where the excitement is. Choosing the project and searching for the required materials. Gathering everything together. Then finally starting. Whether it be the first stitch cast on, the threading of a needle, the folding of paper. (Whatever your chosen project requires at Step one) May you also find the thrill in beginnings.Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft

New crafts to learn… “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato All crafting projects have a beginning. It is in those initial stages where the excitement is. Choosing the project and searching for the required materials. Gathering everything together. Then finally starting. Whether it be the first stitch cast on, the … Read more

You Know You Knit Too Much When…

You Know You Knit Too Much When.

Happy Holidays! If you have made hand crafted gifts for loved ones, may you relish their big appreciative smiles. You know you knit too much when… I know when I am knitting too much – my family says “You really love knitting don’t you. It is all you seem to do!” As I’ve mentioned before, … Read more