Many of the joys of yarn crafting come from the craft itself. However, there is also a lot of joy that comes from the craft community. Talking about knitting and crochet can be a really powerful part of being a crafter.
This is a recipe for designing and crocheting your own wall hanging. You can follow the steps exactly to get started, but then feel free to play around with them using your own changes to get the unique wall art that is right for your own space. Wall hangings are art and making your own crochet wall hanging should be a fun form of creative self-expression!
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Each year it seems I pick up a new hobby. 2016 was the year of spinning. 2017…the year of botanical illustration. Continue reading “Crochet a Quilt”
I live in the South. While people like to pretend we have four seasons the truth is we have two. Not Hot and Hot. Not Hot usually heads into ‘cold’ territory but I’ve learned that cold in the south is a beach day in the north.
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March is National Craft Month and we’re celebrating with some of our favorite ways to get yarning! From creating art to home DIY projects there are always so many exciting new crafts to try out. We’ve rounded up 10 to celebrate National Craft Month!
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Fringe is a decorative strip of yarn that adds such a nice touch to your finished objects. It can be woven, tied, crocheted, knitted and sewn into pillows, scarfs, shawls, among lots of other items.
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Most knitters have strong feelings toward seaming their work. Much like weaving in ends, seaming your work usually happens toward the end of a project and this elicits different feelings in different crafters.
We are excited to share the projects created by Plaid Creators featuring Red Heart Yarn. They are using the new Bucilla RyaTie products and they turned on their creative juices. Continue reading “Pom Pom Pillows, Wall Hangings & More from the Plaid Creators”
Here is a collection of colorful crafty ideas from the Red Heart website. Hope you find an idea that your kids, grandkids or neighborhood kiddos will enjoy! It’s always fun to see kids become absorbed in the creative process. Just be sure not to frustrate them with projects that are beyond their dexterity level.
In some parts of the world, spring has come early! If you’re getting your garden ready, and have kids who love to create, why not make a fairy garden for them to play with? A quick internet search will give you plenty of ideas. We hope you start with these cute tents! They’re great for using up scrap yarn and are a great way to add color to any garden, big or small.