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 and eventually you will be tackling bigger projects.
We are passing on the creativity found in the inspiring crafty articles below.
Shortrounds Knitwear #2018makenine Inspiration
Beth shares the knitting challenges she’s set for herself this year.
Beth has loved the idea of #2018makenine doing the rounds on instagram.
Some absolutely gorgeous knitting patterns featured in her post.
Wool Felt Ball Coasters
Fun and funky coasters by Michael at Inspired By Charm.
Follow his tutorial on how to create them using Wool Felt balls.
Chevron + Ombre Tote
Follow Caroline’s Tutorial at Sew Caroline to make this visually stunning tote, using some quilting techniques.
How To Cross Stitch On Paper
Learn how to create simple and effective designs for cross stitch on paper.
Follow Susan from Red Gate Stitchery’s tutorial.
Easy Magnetic Pin Holder
Such a simple idea for holding pins! Follow Lindsay’s tutorial on The Cottage Mama.
Few materials are required and what’s even better the project takes very little time and is very functional.
Finger Crochet T-Shirt Rag Rug
What a great way to use up t-shirts still in good condition but no longer worn.
Follow Allison’s from Adventures In The Making tutorial on how to finger crochet to create a rag rug.
Knit Smarter With The Magic Loop Crafsty Online Course with Lorilee Beltman
Designer Lorilee Beltman breaks down the magic loop technique so you can knit smaller-circumference projects such as socks and sleeves using only one circular needle.
Check out the course on Craftsy.com (Affliate Link)
How To Crochet Slippers With Faux Free Pom Poms Free Crochet Pattern
Try Alexis from Persia Lou’s tutorial for making these adorable crocheted slippers.
This pattern is relatively simple, having some crocheting knowledge would be helpful.
Love Textured Wall Hangings?
ChiWei at One Dog Woof shows you how to create a stunning wall hanging using crochet stitches.
No Loom required. Her video included in the post also shows you how she did it.
Thorn Stitch Embroidery Tutorial
Learn the Thorn Stitch from Nicole at Follow The White Bunny.
Nicole steps you through how to do this embroidery stitch and all the possibilities.
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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 around this time last year.
How To Make A No Sew Tote Bag From A T-shirt
Does your wardrobe have colourful t-shirts that you no longer wear?
This is an easy way to re-purpose those t-shirts that are too good to throw out.
A simple no sew Tote bag by Jamie at Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mum.
Beginner Knitter Pattern – The Handy Dish Cloth
Learning how to knit a dishcloth by Knits End is a simple and useful project for beginner knitters.
You will be proud of yourself when the dishcloth is completed.
They make great gifts too.
How to Crochet Alternating Spike Stitch
This lovely looking stitch will become one of your favorites.
Olivia from Hopeful Honey has a wonderful step by step tutorial to show you how to stitch the Alternating Spike Stitch.
Make This Quilt In A Weekend!
This quilt is simple in its design (based on squares) and the sewing is easy-peasy!
Take a look at Simple Simon and Company’s tutorial here
Mmmm Comfort Food
Food and Comfort are two words that go hand in hand.
They will make your mouth water.
With 15 recipes to choose from, it will be a hard decision what to try first 🙂
5 Plants That Detox and Purify your Indoor Air
Bring nature indoors with some wonderful suggestions from Nourish The Plantet for detoxing and purifying indoor plants.