If you have made hand crafted gifts for loved ones, may you relish their big appreciative smiles.
You know you knit too much when…
I know when I am knitting too much – my family says “You really love knitting don’t you. It is all you seem to do!”
As I’ve mentioned before, there are many health benefits to knitting
Relaxation is a big one and if I am knitting too much then I consider I am deeply relaxed ?
Returning to my knitting will be something I look forward to, after the festive celebrations are over!
This week’s roundup includes some wonderful tips and suggestions to inspire your creativity. Take a look…
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Editors Note – All of these crafts and images belong to their original owners. I didn’t create them, I just wanted to help showcase their amazing work to you, my lovely readers. And also please pin the images from the owner’s site.
Grateful Shawl Free Knitting Pattern from Gift of Knitting
A lovely triangular shawl design by Alina at Gift of Knitting, for those who are keen to try their hand at knitting a shawl.
Holly Jolly-est Socks – Tis The Season
Love all the socks that people are inspired to knit. These are Knitting Sarah’s latest socks with a Holly Jolly theme.
Family Hats For An Early Christmas
Such a lovely thing to be able to do, knit every family member a hat! Cozy Made Things shares in her post about these hats and her early Christmas.
This would be a lovely sewing craft project to work on. Something that the little people in your life would love. A fruit inspired doll. Follow Lovely Indeed’s tutorial.
Melting Paper Snowman
A fun activity for the kids to do this winter. Minie.Co has an easy to follow tutorial for making a Melting Paper Snowman.
Knitting Tutorial for Colorwork Without Floats
If you’ve ever found floats in color work difficult, Jamie at Knitosophy Designs has a great video. In it she walks you through how she does color work without floats.
Giant Paper Snowflake
Such fun to make and still have on show through the colder months. This giant paper snowflake by Oh Happy Day would make a great holiday activity for family members to to together.
Rainbow Colors Unicorn – Crochet Pattern
Another gorgeous crochet project to make anyone happy. I mean who doesn’t love Rainbow Unicorns. 1 Dog Woof has shared the crochet pattern.
DIY Modern Dream Catcher
Simple and stylish and something that would add interest to any wall in your home. Follow Almost Makes Perfect’s DIY Modern Dream Catcher tutorial.
Round Velvet Pillow – How To
Velvet is such a lovely material and looks so plush and elegant. A Beautiful Mess has a step by step tutorial to follow.
Editor’s Note: Readers have told us they like to look at what we shared around the same time last year. A good chance to revisit or for new subscribers to enjoy.
A Sea of Pink in the Biggest US Protest March in History!
Craft in the news in an awesome way! The Pussyhat Project is a movement, not just a moment. Read more about the work they are doing here.
Culottes are the latest fad in fashion and Katie who Sews shares her journey of making a pair. Check out her latest creations.
Crochet A Gorgeous Crocheted Owl Basket
This multipurpose Crocheted Owl basket is also great for storing towels or toys in the kids rooms or the crafty odds and ends you’ve been collecting up in the living room.
Quilting on a Budget
When it comes to buying materials for quilting it can be expensive. Here are 5 simple ways you can spend less and quilt within your budget, thanks to Allison at Cluck Cluck Sew 🙂
Is There a Right or Wrong Way to Cross Stitch?
Tonya at Crafty Mummy answers the question – Is there a Right or Wrong Way to Cross Stitch? Full of handy tips and tricks. Love the Rainbow blocks she’s created.
Snazz Up Your Breakfast
Treat yourself and your loved ones to this delectable breakfast by Love & Lemons.
10 Things to do While Waiting to Garden
A great selection of ideas for what to do in the middle of a cold winter, when you can’t get out to garden. Thanks to Preparedness Mama.
Hope you have an awesome week full of creativity.
Yours in Craftiness