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.
Handy Collection of Knitting Tutorials
Cheryl from Little Church Knits is an avid knitter, instructor and designer. She has a selection of very helpful videos on different knitting techniques. Featuring the Long Tail Cast On, Intro to the Magic Loop, Brioche knitting and more. Cheryl’s knitting patterns are superb 🙂
Felt Flower Wreath
Patti at Hearth and Vine has a fabulous way to upcycle an old picture frame. Using felt flowers to create a gorgeous fall wreath.
Escama del Dragon Cowl Free Knitting Pattern
Noble Knits blog has shared a lovely textured cowl pattern, resembling dragon scales. The yarn suggested is a silk blend, love the feel of silk blends 🙂
No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins
Sharon at Crafts and Coffee has a step by step tutorial for making these stunning Fall Pumpkins. A lovely feature to add your home decor 🙂
Slow Knitting: A Journey from Sheep to Skein to Stitch
A beautiful new release for those wanting to add to their Knitting Library. The author Hannah Thiessen has constructed her book; SlowKnitting into five sections Source Carefully, Produce Thoughtfully, Think Environmentally, Experiment Fearlessly and Explore Openly.
Crock Pot Air Freshener Perfect For Fall
This is a clever use of a crock pot, instead of burning candles to make your home smell delicious! Check out Diane’s recipe at Turning The Clock Back
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.
Vintage Lace Earring Holder
A lovely and simple tutorial for a Vintage Lace Earring Holder by Julie at Knitted Bliss, using an embroidery hoop (any size) and some vintage lace.
Amigurumi - Just too cute!
Do you love Amigurumi (Stuffed Toy Animals)? These super helpful ‘How to crochet’ video tutorials by Stacey at Fresh Stitches will help you to create gorgeous crocheted stuffed animals.
Love Vintage Knits?
Free Chic Vintage Knitting patterns to be found at Liza’s gorgeous Vintage Knitting blog.
Free Cross Stitch Patterns
Plenty of cross stitching inspiration to be found with lots of free patterns by designer Lynn B.
Delicious Crock Pot Thai Chicken Curry
Cooking Sarah’s Crock Pot Thai Chicken Curry from Repeat Crafter Me looks so delicious and so easy! There is only a little preparation of cutting up some vegetables. The flavour comes from a Thai Yellow Curry sauce in a bottle, that you could easily substitute for your favourite Thai Curry Sauce. Take a look
Create a Succulents Advent Calendar
A twist on an Advent Calendar using 25 different succulents. This stunning idea full of gorgeous pics taken by Cassidy at Succulents & Sunshine. A project to put together in the next couple of days.
Easy French Knot
Learn a simple embroidery technique - Easy French Knot. This tutorial by Life Chilli has great pics to guide your through the process and some lovely ideas for simple designs.
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Yours in Craftiness Jodie 🙂