For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about… I’ll give you a clue. What do rainbows, gold and the color green remind you of? That’s right, St. Patrick’s Day!
We’re sharing St Patrick’s Day Crafts that are fantastic and fun to share with all ages.
We have found all sorts of crafts, with lots of variety to keep everyone engaged. There are some simple and easy papercrafts and a quilting project that looks fabulous.
However, before we divulge the crafty goodness, a little progress report of my current crafting project…
On My Needles
Yippee, I have finished my cable dishcloth.
I like how it turned out, and I hope my friend who I am gifting it to will also love it.
Sadly, I have nothing more to show you.
The lace pattern Branta dishcloth I chose for my next project is causing me issues.
I had got through the first 13 rows of the pattern and then came up against a problem in the 14th row.
Somehow I had ten extra stitches!!
So I ripped it all back. I will need to work out where I am going wrong.
I suspect it is how I am doing my yarn overs, but I will see and let you know next week.
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With my dishcloth attempts, I am considering the 100% Cotton Dishie Multi Yarn by KnitPicks
There are such fun colors and free dishcloth patterns using this yarn.
This Week’s Top 10 In Craft – St Patrick’s Day Crafts
Lucky Four Leaf Clover Amigurumi
An adorable free Lucky Four Leaf Clover Amigurumi pattern.
The images in the tutorial are huge and clear, making it easy to follow along.
Find the list of materials and what to do on DMC.
Shamrock Crochet Pattern
Kimberly from Everything Etsy loves to crochet.
Her easy Shamrock clover crochet pattern can be done reasonably quickly.
Use them for decorating your home by placing in bowls or string them up to make a garland.
There is a video tutorial and written out instructions that don’t include any codes you have to look up.
Felt and Hand Embroidered Shamrock Banner
A cute little banner that’s made up of different shamrock designs and simple embroidery stitches.
This is sure to bring your home luck for St Patrick’s Day.
Follow the Kell and Greta’s tutorial on Holiday Crafts and Creations.
Lucky Hand Embroidery Pattern
Display your handicraft when celebrating St Patrick’s Day.
Create this lovely ‘Lucky’ Embroidery hoop design by Embroidery By Nat.
You will find her paid pattern in her Etsy Store.
Irish Patterned Quilt
A single Irish chain is a nine patch alternated with a solid block, but when done en masse it creates the overall diagonal pattern.
Follow the quilting tutorial on The Cloth Parcel.
St Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Peg Dolls
How cute are these peg dolls! Just the thing for a bit of St Pat’s Day crafting fun.
Follow Michelle’s tutorial on Molly Moo Crafts.
Circle Change Block for A St Patrick’s Day Afghan
The design for this knitted block is by Jane Irish Nelson.
Such gorgeous cables.
There are more knitted blocks to create the whole St Patrick’s Day Afghan in this post.
Rainbow Cloud Craft
A lovely St Patrick’s Day craft project for kids.
Follow Tammy’s papercraft tutorial on Housing A Forest.
St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Garland
A simple garland to make that uses pre bought glitter shamrocks and handmade pom poms.
An excellent way to use up any green scrap yarn you have in your stash.
You could also make the Shamrocks from green paper card and glue on some glitter.
All the instructions are in the tutorial by Haeley from Design Improvised.
How to Knit the Celtic Cable | Saxon Braid Stitch Pattern with Video Tutorial
Such a lovely cable design.
Totally appropriate to wear for St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
Follow Kristen’s Video tutorial or free written pattern on Studio Knits.
St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Suncatcher
With St Patrick’s Day coming up this is a fun craft activity for kids to get involved with.
Suncatchers make a great display on windows. Follow Just One Mommy’s Tutorial.
St Patrick’s Day Pom Pom Vase
Another St Patrick’s Day themed DIY craft project.
Making pom poms is always fun, and the tutorial on Eat Move Make is easy to follow.
There! Plenty of crafts in readiness for the fun and festivites of St. Patrick’s Day.
We hope this has given you plenty of ideas to decorate your house with green, rainbows and gold.
Has this roundup inspired you? I’m glad to hear it.
Please do me and others a favor, and share this post on your social networks. I’m sure plenty of other people would love the craft inspiration for St. Patrick’s Day.
Do you have any crafty projects on the go at the moment? I’d like to see them!