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
With Christmas fast approaching, the weeks leading up to it can be overwhelming. Taking time out for some craft may just help.
This week's newsletter has some inspiration and a feel good story about an elderly gentleman who knits hats for the homeless. Take a look...
Knitting for a cause is not limited by your age
This feel good story, is a reminder that doing something for others isn’t limited by your age. Read about this 91 Year Old Man who Knits for the homeless
Recommended Knitting Books for Beginners
A number of suggestions for Knitting Books for beginners to take you through the basics but also provide inspiration. Love the Tea Cosies 🙂
This Little Piggy Hat is just too cute 🙂
A Little Piggy Knitted Hat for a 6 month old. Cassie from Little Red Window has designed this adorable baby hat. Check out her free Little Piggy Hat pattern here
Crocheted Christmas Wreath
Crocheted Christmas Wreath with Santa front and centre and little Christmas Lights. This crochet pattern by designer Sarah at Repeat Crafter Me is simply gorgeous.
Easy Felt Ornaments Project to do with Kids
A fun crafty Christmas themed project to do with kids - Easy Felt Ornaments made with things you no doubt have in your materials box. Buttons, beads, scraps of material, fabric trim and felt.
Epic Cheese Platter for Christmas Parties
Do you have parties with friends planned before Christmas? The stunning photos of Umami Girl’s Epic Cheese Platter that can be put together in 15 minutes will wow your guests.
Hope you enjoyed this week's tidbits of inspiration. I'd love to hear your thoughts about knitting/crafting and mental health.
Until next week...
Yours in Craftiness 🙂
Emily - Editor Crafty Like Granny