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 for some fabulous ideas and craft projects to inspire you.
Here is our latest roundup…
Through The Eyes Of Others By Knitting Sarah
What a delightful creative process to have experienced.
A stunning knitted shawl was the result.
In Sarah’s post she shares what it was like to create a customized knitted design.
Fabric Scraps Mirror Frame
Pillar Box Blue’s tutorial on how to create a fabric mirror frame is brilliant!
Think of all those beautiful fabric scraps you could use 🙂
Follow her easy instructions to make your own.
Two Tone DIY Wooden Spoon Plant Markers
A simple and functional garden art idea.
Follow Manuella’s DIY tutorial on A Cultivated Nest to make these wooden spoon plant markers.
Would You Feel Comfortable In This Knitting Chair?
A knitting chair designed for knitters.
Space for resting your elbows whilst knitting.
Do you have a favorite chair to knit in?
More about this chair’s design can be found here.
Baby Cardigan Free Pattern By Mme Ulma
Knitted baby clothes are so adorable.
Looking at this pattern instantly reminds me, of the gorgeous cardigans and leggings my own mother made for my first born.
Mme Ulma’s pattern is in simple garter stitch from the bottom up.
Paper Quilling Pineapple Brooch
Summer fruits inspired this clever paper quilled jewellery design.
A bit of fun to make with kids or just for you 🙂
Follow Red Ted Art’s tutorial.
Travel and Knitting
Karen Templar of Fringe Association has recently shared her travel experience to Portugal.
Which included a Portuguese knitting lesson and buying some amazing yarn.
The first part of her 4 part series – Lisbon.
Reading her post just makes you want to pack your bags!!
How To Make A Tank Top – Sewing Tutorial
Using a tank top you already love, learn to sew your own comfortable and simple tank.
Follow Lisa’s tutorial on Farmhouse On Boone which includes a helpful video of the steps.
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Crochet Harlequin Stitch Blanket
Follow Tiffany’s tutorial on Daisy Farm Crafts to create this gorgeous crocheted blanket.
I love the harlequin crochet stitch.
This stitch is also known as the Catherine Wheel and Starburst stitch.
Fixing Mistakes By Tinking – Video Tutorial
Tinking is knitting backwards 🙂
Jen Arnall Culliford of AC Knitwear shows how to fix your knitting mistakes in her helpful video tutorial.
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.
Parfait Pouch Pattern
Cute pouch with a zipper.
Dana at Made Everyday has a pattern that is great for beginners up to advanced sewers.
Even if you’ve never sewn a zipper before!
Detailed instructions for making various sizes.
Little Black Tank Top Knitting Pattern
Jessica at Mama In a Stitch shares her pattern for this summery knitted tank top.
Perfect for the warmer months and easy to do.
Learn To Make Cute Crochet Embellishments
Craftsy instructor Linda Permann shares ideas, tips and tricks for Crochet Embellishments.
Her *online course covers crocheted flowers, trims and jewelry.
Beginners will learn basic stitches and more advanced crocheters will still pick up something new.
Hearts Of Friendship Mini Quilt
This is an adorable mini quilt.
Lauren at Molly and Mama shares her journey of making Elise and Emelie’s free pattern for a Hearts of Friendship mini quilt.
Key Lime Pie Bars
This delicious slice by the team at Little Spice Jar is oozing summery goodness.
The freshness and zing of limes in the creamy filling and a wonderful addition of ground pecans and cinnamon in the crust.
Check out their recipe.
How to Dry Herbs
The team over at Urban Gardeners Republic have some fabulous tips on how to dry herbs.
If you’ve been enjoying growing herbs through the warmer months, this is a way to use excess herbs.
Hope you enjoyed this week’s craft inspiration roundup.
Please make sure to let me know any projects you have on the go, via the comment section below.
Yours in Craftiness