Sunday, 10 June 2012

The Crafter’s Way 231–Winter Craft Blogs


It’s been a little while since I did a blog roll. These blogs all feature some terrific winter craft ideas. can’t do much better than whipping up a snazzy scarf in 15 mins. This is super simple. Make one in every colour of the rainbow.

knotted scarf me sew crazy Never lose your matching knitting needles again. Store them in one of these practical needle rolls. With a few adjustments to the size you could make one for your crochet hooks and/or paint brushes. Winter is perfect crocheting weather. Whip up a few of these cute buttons with your left over yarn.

crochet buttons deer little fawn I don’t know if it is the colour or the texture that caught my eye but either way I love this scarf. Be sure to check out their crocheted owl pattern. if crochet is your chosen craft this site has heaps of basic Amigurumi patterns suitable for beginners. Sick of the same old granny squares? Try one of these crocheted bird houses.

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These last few are not strictly winter crafts but I juts couldn’t leave them out. If your young ones are into origami this window start will keep them busy for a little while. While not strictly a craft site its worth a visit for the hints. Don’t throw out that old stretched t-shirt make it into a very comfortable headband. This is a no sew project that will have you making heaps of these in no time.

homemade mamas knotted headband This saddlebag pattern almost makes me want to buy a pushbike, well, almost. There is no doubting this is an idea that combines function and form.

Have fun.

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