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 skill, reading a pattern from a chart.

Looking forward to tackling some more complex designs as I build in confidence.

This week’s roundup has some excellent tutorials for beginners.

Plus ideas to aspire to, take a look….

Also do you have any crafty friends that may need some inspiration?

Please share it with them. Thanks

Gloucester Widow Sent 25,000 Knitted Hearts for Malvern Show Garden

Gloucester Widow Sent 25,000 Knitted Hearts for Malvern Show Garden. What an amazing response from the wonderful knitting community around the world! This is just makes your heart fill with gratitude. Read more about Clare Young’s Work Of Heart Garden at on their website. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knit #craftWhat an amazing response from the wonderful knitting and crocheting community around the world!

This is just makes your heart fill with gratitude, I just had to share.

Read more about Clare Young’s Work Of Heart Garden Community Project

Shopping At Knit Picks? Find beautiful Yarns, Knitting Tools and Accessories. Fruity Knitting Podcast – Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2018

Fruity Knitting Podcast - Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2018. Andrea and Andrew share all the joy and excitement that is the Edinburgh Yarn Festival. I thoroughly enjoyed all the mini interviews,with clever designers, fiber enthusiasts, yarn dyers and suppliers of tools and accessories for the knitter. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #yarn #craft #DIYIn Andrew and Andrea’s latest episode, they share all the joy and excitement that is the Edinburgh Yarn Festival.

What an amazing event and one which I would love to attend.

I thoroughly enjoyed all the mini interviews,with clever designers and fiber enthusiasts, yarn dyers and suppliers of tools and accessories for the knitter.

How wonderful is our global knitting community.

P.S Congratulations to Andrew and Andrea for their 50th Episode milestone!!

Craft Organization and Storage DIY

Craft Organization and Storage DIY. When I came across this project by Ginger at Ginger Snaps Crafts and my first reaction was Wow! This is just so super organized!! Learn how Ginger made her own Giant Pegboard Craft Organizer in her DIY tutorialPlease share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #DIY #craftideasWhen I came across this project by Ginger at Ginger Snaps Crafts my first reaction was Wow!

This is just so super organized!!

Learn how Ginger made her own Giant Pegboard Craft Organizer in her DIY tutorial

DIY Rug Hook Pillow

DIY Rug Hook Pillow. Erin at Francois et Moi has shared her fabulous Rug Hook Pillow tutorial over on Sugar and Cloth. As a kid I was so excited to receive a latch hook kit and with the help of my grandmother, made a groovy floor mat for my bedroom. Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #DIY Erin at Francois et Moi has shared her fabulous Rug Hook Pillow tutorial over on Sugar and Cloth.

As a kid I was so excited to receive a latch hook kit.

With the help of my grandmother I made a groovy floor mat for my bedroom.

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Interpretations Vol 5 by Joji Locatelli and Veera Välimäki

Interpretations Vol 5 by Joji Locatelli and Veera Välimäki. Have you ever fallen in love with a knitted design? I would love to attempt Veera Välimäki’s Chasing Light shawl, featured in her and Joji’s latest Interpretations collection. Their short film showing their beautiful designs is a real delight. Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #yarn #craftHave you ever fallen in love with a knitted design?

I would love to attempt Veera Välimäki’s Chasing Light shawl, featured in her and Joji’s latest Interpretations collection.

Their short film showing their beautiful designs is a real delight.

Velvet Lips Pillow Sewing Tutorial

Velvet Lips Pillow Sewing Tutorial. How cute and adorable is this pillow?! Follow Holly’s sewing tutorial over at Club Crafted. She assures us that it is easier to complete than it looks! 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 #sewing #sewinginspiration #sewingtipHow cute and adorable is this pillow?

Follow Holly’s sewing tutorial over at Club Crafted.

She assures us that it is easier to complete than it looks!

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Neon Fabric Coil Bowl DIY

Neon Fabric Coil Bowl DIY. This could be a great way to re-purpose colored t-shirts you no longer wear. Follow Lisa’s tutorial on We Are Scout for the step by step instructions on how to make a fabric coil bowl. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #DIY This could be a great way to re-purpose colored t-shirts you no longer wear.

Follow Lisa’s tutorial on We Are Scout for the step by step instructions on how to make a fabric coil bowl.

When The Work Is Done

When The Work Is Done. This is a wonderful read written by knitwear designer Kate Davies. She discusses the process of creating her latest book Knit Read Walk: The West Highland Way. The photography by her husband is beautiful and shows off the stunning landscapes they call home.Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #yarn #craftThis is a wonderful read written by knitwear designer Kate Davies.

She discusses the process of creating her latest book Knit Read Walk: The West Highland Way.

The photography by her husband is beautiful and shows off the stunning landscapes they call home.

She Conquers Tassel Scarf – Free Knitting Pattern

She Conquers Tassel Scarf - Free Knitting Pattern. Lindsey from Chesapeake Needle has created this gorgeous Tassel Scarf knitting pattern. The instructions are easy to follow and she has tutorials for a number of the stitches she uses in the design. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #yarn #craftLindsey from Chesapeake Needle has created this gorgeous Tassel Scarf knitting pattern.

The instructions she has shared on The Hook Nook Life, are easy to follow and she has tutorials for a number of the stitches she uses in the design.

Eight Spring Yarns

Eight Spring Yarns. Toni over at TL Yarn Crafts features some gorgeous yarns that she’s recommending are perfect for Spring.Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet #yarns #crochetingJust beautiful 🙂

Toni over at TL Yarn Crafts features some gorgeous yarns that she’s recommending are perfect for Spring.

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
Editor’s note: Our readers have said, in their free time, they love going back over previous editions of our roundups.
– So we’ve kept the crafty goodness below from this time last year.

Baby Quilt Made With Receiving Blankets

Receiving-Blankets-to-Baby-Quilt-1-minFollowing on from a previous roundup where I shared about easy to do piecing technique – this is another quilting project for a baby blanket including a step by step tutorial.

Christy from Confessions of a Serial DIYer is super easy to follow.

Knitting Creations to Aspire To

Knitting-Techniques-for-the-New-Year-minAs your knitting skills progress, there are some wonderful techniques to try.

Techniques such as Brioche, Stranded colorwork, Double Knitting, Magic Loop and many more are covered in this article by the team at Craftsy.

V Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial

header-v-stitch-crochet-dreamalittlebigger-minThis is such a lovely crochet stitch.

The V Double crochet stitch can be worked into a colorful blanket.

Take a look at Alison’s V Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial, over at Dream A Little Bigger 🙂

A Classic Dessert Certain to Wow Your Friends

crepes-suzette-stephanie-alexander-minThis is such a superb dessert and a definite crowd pleaser 🙂

Stephanie Alexander’s recipe for Crepe Suzette is easy to follow and delicious!

DIY: Heart Embroidery Sampler (For Beginners)

7stitches Sampler Adventures in making-minLearn how to create a beautiful Heart Embroidery Sampler.

Learn seven easy to do stitches.

Adventures in Making have a comprehensive step by step guide to help you 🙂

5 Clever Gardening Hacks (For Beginners)

Garden-Hacks-Cover-minHaving difficulties with getting on with your garden?

Tiffany at Don’t Waste The Crumbs, has some great tips for making edible gardening easier 🙂

 

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