When one hears the name Twinkie they automatically think of snack food, so it’s only fitting that Twinkie Chan should specialize in crocheting the fun foods from her childhood. Since 2005 Twinkie has been a fresh force in the fiber world with her cute creations of all types of foods, from cupcakes, to pizza, to hot buttered toast. Her unique designs are instantly recognizable and her whimsical sensibility earned her a fan base that was unexpected. Continue reading “Meet Twinkie Chan, Celebrity Crocheter”
Summer is here, and with it warm temperatures and the hot sun. Crochet and knit these 12 lightweight tops to keep you cool all summer long. Continue reading “12 Holey Tops for Summer”
Fourth of July is coming up next month, and Beach Bear Rita is already excited to celebrate with fireworks and a cookout!
If you’re looking for some patriotic projects, we’ve got you covered with throws, pillows, and even a great tote bag!
I first became cyber friends with Kathy Cano Murillo way back when “MySpace” was the happening place to be. We then also became “Facebook” friends when everyone was making the switch. What drew me to Kathy and her crafts were the brightness, the joy, and the love that seemed to emanate from her projects.
Want to make something extra special for your Dad this Father’s Day? Crochet or knit one of these free patterns and it is sure to please Dad this Father’s Day. Nothing says “I Love You” like homemade gifts, from both kids and adults. Get started now! Father’s Day is June 16, 2013.
Boutique Filigree is a unique woven fabric strip that can be knit or crocheted like a yarn. Filigree has a track that you can work with just like Sashay to make a beautiful ruffled scarf with just one hank. Another way to use Filigree is to cut it into strips and knit or crochet to join them together to make a one of a kind knit scarf or this wrap and go shawl. Let your imagination run wild, the possibilities are endless! Available in 7 gorgeous shades, you are sure to find the perfect shade for you.
Yarn dolls are a perennial favorite with kids of all ages! If you can wrap yarn you are on your way to having a doll. Make them in your favorite colors of Super Saver. Each skein has enough yarn for multiple dolls. Continue reading “Make Your Own Yarn Doll — Easy Enough for Kids!”
Here are a dozen great gift ideas that are handmade and special to Mom! Remember, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12, 2013.
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