Copyright (c) 2014 CraftStylish.com en-us CraftStylish - LindaPermann's posts CraftStylish - LindaPermann's posts http://www.craftstylish.com/profile/LindaPermann Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:22:32 -0500 CraftStylish - LindaPermann's posts CraftStylish - LindaPermann's posts http://www.craftstylish.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.craftstylish.com/profile/LindaPermann <![CDATA[How to Make an Easy Crocheted Holiday Garland]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27867/how-to-make-an-easy-crocheted-holiday-garland http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27867/how-to-make-an-easy-crocheted-holiday-garland How to Make an Easy Crocheted Holiday Garland Posted by LindaPermann
Gather your baubles, fabric scraps, and felt and crochet this super-simple garland. Even beginners can succeed at this one! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Crochet Autumn Leaves to Decorate Your Table]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13783/how-to-crochet-autumn-leaves-to-decorate-your-table http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13783/how-to-crochet-autumn-leaves-to-decorate-your-table How to Crochet Autumn Leaves to Decorate Your Table Posted by LindaPermann
Bunches of soft leaves in pretty autumn colors will make a great accent to your Thanksgiving table. Here's how to crochet them, step by step. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Finger-Wrapped Pom-Pom]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8659/how-to-make-a-finger-wrapped-pom-pom http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8659/how-to-make-a-finger-wrapped-pom-pom How to Make a Finger-Wrapped Pom-Pom Posted by LindaPermann
If you want to make a pom-pom without the fuss of tools, use nothing but your own two hands and follow these steps. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Crochet a Flower (Part 1)]]> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4325/how-to-crochet-a-flower-part-1 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4325/how-to-crochet-a-flower-part-1 How to Crochet a Flower (Part 1) Posted by LindaPermann
Crochet flowers are fast, easy, and perfect for embellishing almost anything. Learn how to make a basic two-layer flower with this step-by-step tutorial. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Felt a Bobbled Scarflet]]> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/10518/how-to-felt-a-bobbled-scarflet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/10518/how-to-felt-a-bobbled-scarflet How to Felt a Bobbled Scarflet Posted by LindaPermann
Here's a quick, easy, and eye-catching gift: a texturized scarflet made from an old wool sweater. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Crochet a Tawashi]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43848/how-to-crochet-a-tawashi http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43848/how-to-crochet-a-tawashi How to Crochet a Tawashi Posted by LindaPermann
Craft Japanese with this cute dish scrubbie pattern. I'll show you how to make it, step by step. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make Decoupage Bead Necklaces with Kids]]> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/50321/how-to-make-decoupage-bead-necklaces-with-kids http://www.craftstylish.com/item/50321/how-to-make-decoupage-bead-necklaces-with-kids How to Make Decoupage Bead Necklaces with Kids Posted by LindaPermann
When your kids are bored this summer, why not sit down with them and create some pretty, new jewelry? This inexpensive project will challenge their creativity. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Dress Up Your Curtain with a Crochet Tieback]]> Fri, 17 May 2013 11:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9170/how-to-dress-up-your-curtain-with-a-crochet-tieback http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9170/how-to-dress-up-your-curtain-with-a-crochet-tieback How to Dress Up Your Curtain with a Crochet Tieback Posted by LindaPermann
Let a little light in with curtain tiebacks. This step-by-step tutorial will show you how. ) ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Crochet Cute Christmas Ornaments]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 10:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31641/how-to-crochet-cute-christmas-ornaments http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31641/how-to-crochet-cute-christmas-ornaments How to Crochet Cute Christmas Ornaments Posted by LindaPermann
Fill up your tree with these quick and cute holiday ornaments—they make the perfect canvas for embellishments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Yarn Octopus]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/49674/how-to-make-a-yarn-octopus http://www.craftstylish.com/item/49674/how-to-make-a-yarn-octopus How to Make a Yarn Octopus Posted by LindaPermann
Keep the kids entertained and use up your yarn scraps at the same time with this fun sea creature craft. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Line a Knit or Crocheted Hat]]> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33810/how-to-line-a-knit-or-crocheted-hat http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33810/how-to-line-a-knit-or-crocheted-hat How to Line a Knit or Crocheted Hat Posted by LindaPermann
Keep your ears warm and your forehead itch-free by lining your hat with a fleece band. I'll show you how, step by step. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make Your Own Buttons from Polymer Clay]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42722/make-your-own-buttons-from-polymer-clay http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42722/make-your-own-buttons-from-polymer-clay Make Your Own Buttons from Polymer Clay Posted by LindaPermann
When you can't find the perfect closure for your knit or crocheted garment, there's only one thing to do: Do it yourself! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Embellish Flip-Flops with Crochet]]> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3828/how-to-embellish-flip-flops-with-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3828/how-to-embellish-flip-flops-with-crochet How to Embellish Flip-Flops with Crochet Posted by LindaPermann
Dress up your dowdy flip-flops with scrap yarn and a button embellishment! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Felt Fishy for Kitty]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40252/how-to-make-a-felt-fishy-for-kitty http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40252/how-to-make-a-felt-fishy-for-kitty How to Make a Felt Fishy for Kitty Posted by LindaPermann
Delight your kitten with a catnip-stuffed fish on a string. This project will only take you about a half hour to make! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Crochet a Chunky Last-Minute Scarflet]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 04:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33262/how-to-crochet-a-chunky-last-minute-scarflet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33262/how-to-crochet-a-chunky-last-minute-scarflet How to Crochet a Chunky Last-Minute Scarflet Posted by LindaPermann
Okay, so it's almost Christmas Eve and you STILL don't have all of your presents made? Here's a super-quick project to the rescue! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Rickrack Brooch for Mother's Day]]> Fri, 06 May 2011 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46548/how-to-make-a-rickrack-brooch-for-mothers-day http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46548/how-to-make-a-rickrack-brooch-for-mothers-day How to Make a Rickrack Brooch for Mother's Day Posted by LindaPermann
Get crafty for your mama with these cute, springy brooches made from jumbo rickrack. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Paper Flower Centerpiece]]> Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46997/how-to-make-a-paper-flower-centerpiece http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46997/how-to-make-a-paper-flower-centerpiece How to Make a Paper Flower Centerpiece Posted by LindaPermann
Hosting a shower or celebration soon? Save some of your crepe paper to make these gorgeous paper flowers! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Reversible Swiffer Sock]]> Thu, 04 Nov 2010 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44816/how-to-make-a-reversible-swiffer-sock http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44816/how-to-make-a-reversible-swiffer-sock How to Make a Reversible Swiffer Sock Posted by LindaPermann
Put an end to disposable dust cloths with this clever reversible Swiffer sock. One side is flat, the other loopy, so you can use it wet or dry. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Floral Fascinator]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/48343/how-to-make-a-floral-fascinator http://www.craftstylish.com/item/48343/how-to-make-a-floral-fascinator How to Make a Floral Fascinator Posted by LindaPermann
Dress up your day with a pretty handmade fascinator! You can wear this instead of a veil, or wear it in place of the veil at your reception. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Ring Pillow with Vintage Lace]]> Wed, 03 Jun 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/48277/how-to-make-a-ring-pillow-with-vintage-lace http://www.craftstylish.com/item/48277/how-to-make-a-ring-pillow-with-vintage-lace How to Make a Ring Pillow with Vintage Lace Posted by LindaPermann
Here's an easy DIY wedding project that is quick and doable, and a great way to incorporate some heirloom lace. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Fun Place Card Holder]]> Wed, 27 May 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47787/how-to-make-a-fun-place-card-holder http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47787/how-to-make-a-fun-place-card-holder How to Make a Fun Place Card Holder Posted by LindaPermann
Why waste cupcake toppers on cupcakes? Use them to make these pretty place cards and your guests can take a fun memory of your party home with them. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make Your Own Bag Handles]]> Tue, 26 May 2009 11:35:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/48056/make-your-own-bag-handles http://www.craftstylish.com/item/48056/make-your-own-bag-handles Make Your Own Bag Handles Posted by LindaPermann
If you're looking for a fun and inexpensive way to accent your knit and crochet bags, check out this great tutorial by blogger Jesse Breytenbach. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Prudence Mapstone Is Now Scrumbling Weekly]]> Mon, 25 May 2009 13:32:54 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/48050/prudence-mapstone-is-now-scrumbling-weekly http://www.craftstylish.com/item/48050/prudence-mapstone-is-now-scrumbling-weekly Prudence Mapstone Is Now Scrumbling Weekly Posted by LindaPermann
If you're a fan of freeform knitting and crochet, here's a great source for inspiration—even better, it's updated weekly. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Pretty Summer Top from a Pillowcase]]> Fri, 22 May 2009 17:28:21 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47950/make-a-pretty-summer-top-from-a-pillowcase http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47950/make-a-pretty-summer-top-from-a-pillowcase Make a Pretty Summer Top from a Pillowcase Posted by LindaPermann
Betz White shares this simple sewing project just in time for summer. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Crochet Bridal Jewelry]]> Wed, 20 May 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47052/how-to-crochet-bridal-jewelry http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47052/how-to-crochet-bridal-jewelry How to Crochet Bridal Jewelry Posted by LindaPermann
Build your own necklace with crochet motifs, pearls, and dangling chains. You could switch the colors and beads for an everyday ornament, too! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Print Your Own Knit Book]]> Tue, 19 May 2009 13:26:45 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47844/print-your-own-knit-book http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47844/print-your-own-knit-book Print Your Own Knit Book Posted by LindaPermann
Have you ever wished all of your clipped patterns could be in one lovely book? Well, now they can! ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make Mollie Flowers]]> Fri, 15 May 2009 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47544/how-to-make-mollie-flowers http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47544/how-to-make-mollie-flowers How to Make Mollie Flowers Posted by LindaPermann
Roman Sock shares a tutorial for making these sweet, bobbley flowers. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pretty Petals for Spring]]> Thu, 14 May 2009 11:14:30 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47542/pretty-petals-for-spring http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47542/pretty-petals-for-spring Pretty Petals for Spring Posted by LindaPermann
Whip up some crocheted flower squares that you can piece into a pillow, throw, scarf, or whatever you like! ]]>
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<![CDATA[When Natural Beauty, Crochet, and Math Collide]]> Tue, 05 May 2009 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47110/when-natural-beauty-crochet-and-math-collide http://www.craftstylish.com/item/47110/when-natural-beauty-crochet-and-math-collide LindaPermann
Margaret Wertheim, a founder of the Institute for Figuring, discusses her coral reef project, crochet, and hyperbolic space in her presentation at the TED conference. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fiber-Covered Tree Debuts in Alabama]]> Fri, 01 May 2009 12:43:52 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46833/fiber-covered-tree-debuts-in-alabama http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46833/fiber-covered-tree-debuts-in-alabama Fiber-Covered Tree Debuts in Alabama Posted by LindaPermann
See the results of artist Jennifer March's collaborative tree project, "Interdependence." ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make Your Own Reusable Makeup Remover Pads]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2009 01:31:47 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46744/make-your-own-reusable-makeup-remover-pads http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46744/make-your-own-reusable-makeup-remover-pads Make Your Own Reusable Makeup Remover Pads Posted by LindaPermann
Here's one more crafty solution to wean you off of your disposable products. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Recycled Clothespin Bag]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45794/how-to-make-a-recycled-clothespin-bag http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45794/how-to-make-a-recycled-clothespin-bag How to Make a Recycled Clothespin Bag Posted by LindaPermann
Here's another use for your recycled jeans: a hanging clothespin bag to encourage you to air-dry your clothing when possible. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Make a Recycled Bib]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45454/how-to-make-a-recycled-bib http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45454/how-to-make-a-recycled-bib How to Make a Recycled Bib Posted by LindaPermann
Combine a few choice fabric scraps with pieces cut from old pants to make a durable, cute bib for baby. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Get Tied Up in Refashioning!]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:43:49 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46215/get-tied-up-in-refashioning http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46215/get-tied-up-in-refashioning Get Tied Up in Refashioning! Posted by LindaPermann
Check out these amazing ascots, cuffs, belts, and more from etsy seller Lillian Asterfield. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Vickie Howell Shares Ways to Keep Knitting in This Economy]]> Mon, 20 Apr 2009 16:00:44 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46136/vickie-howell-shares-ways-to-keep-knitting-in-this-economy http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46136/vickie-howell-shares-ways-to-keep-knitting-in-this-economy Vickie Howell Shares Ways to Keep Knitting in This Economy Posted by LindaPermann
Check out Vickie's great suggestions to keep knitting (and crocheting) without breaking the bank. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Crafting a Greener World]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2009 09:35:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45737/crafting-a-greener-world http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45737/crafting-a-greener-world Crafting a Greener World Posted by LindaPermann
When you're seeking inspiration for crafts that involve recycling and sources for sustainable materials, check out this awesome blog. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make Your Own Vintage Egg Shell Ornaments]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:25:42 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45735/make-your-own-vintage-egg-shell-ornaments http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45735/make-your-own-vintage-egg-shell-ornaments Make Your Own Vintage Egg Shell Ornaments Posted by LindaPermann
If you bought too many Easter eggs this year and still have loads to cook, check out this awesome tutorial on making Spring Time glittered egg ornaments. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Crafty Inspiration Redux: Plastic Bottle Lampshades]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2009 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45068/crafty-inspiration-redux-plastic-bottle-lampshades http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45068/crafty-inspiration-redux-plastic-bottle-lampshades Crafty Inspiration Redux: Plastic Bottle Lampshades Posted by LindaPermann
The more you look for something specific, the more you find it. Here's another fantastic inspiration point for crafty recyclers. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Dress Up Your Bike with a Crocheted Seat Cover]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2009 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45062/dress-up-your-bike-with-a-crocheted-seat-cover http://www.craftstylish.com/item/45062/dress-up-your-bike-with-a-crocheted-seat-cover Dress Up Your Bike with a Crocheted Seat Cover Posted by LindaPermann
Here's another incentive to using your bike inestead of your car: You can look cute while you commute. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Sew Your Own Produce Bags]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43902/how-to-sew-your-own-produce-bags http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43902/how-to-sew-your-own-produce-bags How to Sew Your Own Produce Bags Posted by LindaPermann
Many of us have made the switch to cloth grocery bags, but what about those flimsy produce bags we're still using (and trashing) each week? Here's how to make your own reusable versions for less than $1. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Vase Out of a Plastic Bottle]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2009 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44756/make-a-vase-out-of-a-plastic-bottle http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44756/make-a-vase-out-of-a-plastic-bottle Make a Vase Out of a Plastic Bottle Posted by LindaPermann
Here's another ingenious use of a plastic soda bottle, and step-by-step photos make it easy to duplicate. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Get Tied up in Refashioning!]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2009 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46165/get-tied-up-in-refashioning http://www.craftstylish.com/item/46165/get-tied-up-in-refashioning Get Tied up in Refashioning! Posted by LindaPermann
Designer Nicole Deponte crafts stunning ascots, cuffs, and more from old neck ties. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Handmade Nation Premieres in Portland This Weekend]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2009 13:33:37 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44510/handmade-nation-premieres-in-portland-this-weekend http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44510/handmade-nation-premieres-in-portland-this-weekend Handmade Nation Premieres in Portland This Weekend Posted by LindaPermann
Don't miss the premiere of Faythe Levine's documentary on the rise of Art, Craft, and DIY, this weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Craft. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make a Reusable Lunch Sack]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:30:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44035/make-a-reusable-lunch-sack http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44035/make-a-reusable-lunch-sack Make a Reusable Lunch Sack Posted by LindaPermann
Using a brown paper sack as her inspiration, blogger Pretty Penny shows us how to make our own reusable lunch sack. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Crafty Inspiration: Plastic Bottle Purse]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2009 12:28:23 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44033/crafty-inspiration-plastic-bottle-purse http://www.craftstylish.com/item/44033/crafty-inspiration-plastic-bottle-purse Crafty Inspiration: Plastic Bottle Purse Posted by LindaPermann
This is one of the cooolest reuse ideas for plastic bottles that I've ever seen. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Crochet a Button-Bedecked Headband]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43142/how-to-crochet-a-button-bedecked-headband http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43142/how-to-crochet-a-button-bedecked-headband How to Crochet a Button-Bedecked Headband Posted by LindaPermann
Button up your look with this bold headgear. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43142/how-to-crochet-a-button-bedecked-headband
<![CDATA[Learn to Make a Crocheted Flower Brooch]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2009 10:20:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43626/learn-to-make-a-crocheted-flower-brooch http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43626/learn-to-make-a-crocheted-flower-brooch Learn to Make a Crocheted Flower Brooch Posted by LindaPermann
Blogger Attic24 shares this colorful tutorial on how to make a pretty flower brooch. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43626/learn-to-make-a-crocheted-flower-brooch
<![CDATA[Knit on the Net Provides Free Hip Crochet and Knitting Patterns]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2009 09:55:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43621/knit-on-the-net-provides-free-hip-crochet-and-knitting-patterns http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43621/knit-on-the-net-provides-free-hip-crochet-and-knitting-patterns Knit on the Net Provides Free Hip Crochet and Knitting Patterns Posted by LindaPermann
The latest issue of Knit on the Net is up, and it's all about glamour! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43621/knit-on-the-net-provides-free-hip-crochet-and-knitting-patterns
<![CDATA[How to Make a Pretty Pincushion with a Button Center]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42860/how-to-make-a-pretty-pincushion-with-a-button-center http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42860/how-to-make-a-pretty-pincushion-with-a-button-center How to Make a Pretty Pincushion with a Button Center Posted by LindaPermann
Take a patchwork pincushion to the next level with stacked button embellishments and a crocheted border. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42860/how-to-make-a-pretty-pincushion-with-a-button-center
<![CDATA[More Unique Button Vendors on Etsy]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2009 09:35:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43075/more-unique-button-vendors-on-etsy http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43075/more-unique-button-vendors-on-etsy More Unique Button Vendors on Etsy Posted by LindaPermann
Here are a few more of my favorite sellers of handmade buttons. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43075/more-unique-button-vendors-on-etsy
<![CDATA[Handmade Buttons on Etsy]]> Mon, 09 Mar 2009 11:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43071/handmade-buttons-on-etsy http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43071/handmade-buttons-on-etsy Handmade Buttons on Etsy Posted by LindaPermann
If you're seeking the perfect fasteners for your handmade projects, check out the gorgeous work of Buttons by Robin. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/43071/handmade-buttons-on-etsy
<![CDATA[Join the National Crochet Month Crochet-Along]]> Sat, 07 Mar 2009 13:01:06 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42969/join-the-national-crochet-month-crochet-along http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42969/join-the-national-crochet-month-crochet-along Join the National Crochet Month Crochet-Along Posted by LindaPermann
March is National Crochet Month, and crocheters across the web are celebrating by doing a bit of freeform crochet each day. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42969/join-the-national-crochet-month-crochet-along
<![CDATA[Learn to Make a French Knot Like a Pro!]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2009 08:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42804/learn-to-make-a-french-knot-like-a-pro http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42804/learn-to-make-a-french-knot-like-a-pro LindaPermann
Kristin Nicholas, knitwear, embroidery and textile designer, has a great new video tutorial on her website that explains the often frustrating French Knot stitch. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42804/learn-to-make-a-french-knot-like-a-pro
<![CDATA[How to Make a Woven Button Coaster]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42331/how-to-make-a-woven-button-coaster http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42331/how-to-make-a-woven-button-coaster How to Make a Woven Button Coaster Posted by LindaPermann
Get out your pearly buttons and embroidery floss and whip up these pretty woven coasters. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42331/how-to-make-a-woven-button-coaster
<![CDATA[Crochet Scarves to Carry You Through Winter]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2009 16:43:09 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42541/crochet-scarves-to-carry-you-through-winter http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42541/crochet-scarves-to-carry-you-through-winter Crochet Scarves to Carry You Through Winter Posted by LindaPermann
Depending on where you live, there's still a good amount of cold weather ahead. Here are three pretty scarves to crochet if you're sick of what you've been wearing. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42541/crochet-scarves-to-carry-you-through-winter
<![CDATA[How to Make a Doggy Bag]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40260/how-to-make-a-doggy-bag http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40260/how-to-make-a-doggy-bag How to Make a Doggy Bag Posted by LindaPermann
If you like to take your dog on long walks, chances are you need to carry a few grocery bags with you to take care of business. Here's how to make a cute crochet carrier to tote the bags in. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40260/how-to-make-a-doggy-bag
<![CDATA[Craftster Compares Online Venues for Crafted Goods]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2009 18:41:27 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42364/craftster-compares-online-venues-for-crafted-goods http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42364/craftster-compares-online-venues-for-crafted-goods Craftster Compares Online Venues for Crafted Goods Posted by LindaPermann
If you're thinking about selling your work online, check out this great roundup of different selling sites. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/42364/craftster-compares-online-venues-for-crafted-goods
<![CDATA[Ceramist Combines Crochet with Clay]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2009 11:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40952/ceramist-combines-crochet-with-clay http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40952/ceramist-combines-crochet-with-clay Ceramist Combines Crochet with Clay Posted by LindaPermann
If you need a place to store your treasures, check out these HOLD jars from NestingEmily. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40952/ceramist-combines-crochet-with-clay
<![CDATA[My New Favorite Yarn Store]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2009 00:35:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41478/my-new-favorite-yarn-store http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41478/my-new-favorite-yarn-store My New Favorite Yarn Store Posted by LindaPermann
I've been hanging out in Austin, TX for the past few weeks and finally had the chance to visit a much talked about yarn store: Hill Country Weavers. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41478/my-new-favorite-yarn-store
<![CDATA[How to Make Last-Minute Lace Valentine Cards]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40281/how-to-make-last-minute-lace-valentine-cards http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40281/how-to-make-last-minute-lace-valentine-cards How to Make Last-Minute Lace Valentine Cards Posted by LindaPermann
Here's a quick and easy project you can complete in time for Saturday—pretty lace valentine cards. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40281/how-to-make-last-minute-lace-valentine-cards
<![CDATA[One-Skein Crochet Projects]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2009 16:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41492/one-skein-crochet-projects http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41492/one-skein-crochet-projects One-Skein Crochet Projects Posted by LindaPermann
Do you have a stash of pretty yarns...but only one skein of each? Here's a great link list to ideas for projects that only use one skein. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/41492/one-skein-crochet-projects
<![CDATA[Free Crochet Patterns from Naturally Caron]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2009 11:55:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40956/free-crochet-patterns-from-naturally-caron http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40956/free-crochet-patterns-from-naturally-caron Free Crochet Patterns from Naturally Caron Posted by LindaPermann
If you're looking for something new to crochet or knit, check out the free pattern boutique at NaturallyCaron.com. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40956/free-crochet-patterns-from-naturally-caron
<![CDATA[Enhance Your Valentine Cards with a Crocheted Border]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2009 12:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40959/enhance-your-valentine-cards-with-a-crocheted-border http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40959/enhance-your-valentine-cards-with-a-crocheted-border Enhance Your Valentine Cards with a Crocheted Border Posted by LindaPermann
I love how blogger Thimbleanna added a crochet border to her vintage Valentines. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40959/enhance-your-valentine-cards-with-a-crocheted-border
<![CDATA[How to Make a Super-Quick Dog Toy]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40243/how-to-make-a-super-quick-dog-toy http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40243/how-to-make-a-super-quick-dog-toy How to Make a Super-Quick Dog Toy Posted by LindaPermann
Using just a few fleece scraps and basic braiding, you can whip up a tug-of-war rope toy for your puppy in minutes! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40243/how-to-make-a-super-quick-dog-toy
<![CDATA[Crochet a Sweet Heart Garland for Valentine's Day]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2009 11:09:20 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40950/crochet-a-sweet-heart-garland-for-valentines-day http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40950/crochet-a-sweet-heart-garland-for-valentines-day Crochet a Sweet Heart Garland for Valentine's Day Posted by LindaPermann
Blogger Cassi Griffin shares a step by step tutorial for making crocheted hearts. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40950/crochet-a-sweet-heart-garland-for-valentines-day
<![CDATA[How to Transform a Tired Tote with Patchwork]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39503/how-to-transform-a-tired-tote-with-patchwork http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39503/how-to-transform-a-tired-tote-with-patchwork How to Transform a Tired Tote with Patchwork Posted by LindaPermann
Give your stained, logo-ed, and tired totes a makeover by adding a strip of patchwork fabric. This is a great way to use up your scraps to make a bag so cute you'll never forget to bring it with you to the grocery store. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39503/how-to-transform-a-tired-tote-with-patchwork
<![CDATA["Trashionista" Recycles Plastic Bags into Colorful Jewelry]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2009 13:29:56 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40109/trashionista-recycles-plastic-bags-into-colorful-jewelry http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40109/trashionista-recycles-plastic-bags-into-colorful-jewelry Posted by LindaPermann
Etsy seller ArnyM turns trash into treasure via craft. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/40109/trashionista-recycles-plastic-bags-into-colorful-jewelry
<![CDATA[Upcycle Ugly Buttons into Pretty Coasters]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39495/upcycle-ugly-buttons-into-pretty-coasters http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39495/upcycle-ugly-buttons-into-pretty-coasters Upcycle Ugly Buttons into Pretty Coasters Posted by LindaPermann
Use the boring buttons that you can't help but hang on to to make a sweet set of crochet coasters. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39495/upcycle-ugly-buttons-into-pretty-coasters
<![CDATA[Celebrate Inauguration Day with Crafty Stitches]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2009 12:48:21 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39996/celebrate-inauguration-day-with-crafty-stitches http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39996/celebrate-inauguration-day-with-crafty-stitches Celebrate Inauguration Day with Crafty Stitches Posted by LindaPermann
What better way to celebrate today than with a crocheted portrait of Barack Obama? ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39996/celebrate-inauguration-day-with-crafty-stitches
<![CDATA[Organize Your Jewelry with Crochet!]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2009 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39040/organize-your-jewelry-with-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39040/organize-your-jewelry-with-crochet Organize Your Jewelry with Crochet! Posted by LindaPermann
StitchDiva.com's Jennifer Hansen shows us how to crochet and frame a mesh panel, making a gorgeous and easy-to-use jewelry hanger. Knitters, there's a version for you, too! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39040/organize-your-jewelry-with-crochet
<![CDATA[How to Sew a Fabric Bowl]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33825/how-to-sew-a-fabric-bowl http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33825/how-to-sew-a-fabric-bowl How to Sew a Fabric Bowl Posted by LindaPermann
Combine fabric strips and clothesline to make these sweet fabric bowls. Here's the step-by-step tutorial! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33825/how-to-sew-a-fabric-bowl
<![CDATA[Make a Leaf for the Tree Project: Interdependence]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2009 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39662/make-a-leaf-for-the-tree-project-interdependence http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39662/make-a-leaf-for-the-tree-project-interdependence LindaPermann
Artist Jennifer Marsh is back again, and this time she's covering a tree in Hunstville, Alabama. Here's how you can participate. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39662/make-a-leaf-for-the-tree-project-interdependence
<![CDATA[How to "Doilify" Your Hoodie for $5 or Less]]> Wed, 07 Jan 2009 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33816/how-to-doilify-your-hoodie-for-5-or-less http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33816/how-to-doilify-your-hoodie-for-5-or-less How to Posted by LindaPermann
Add a bold but delicate touch to a once-frumpy hoodie by appliquéing it with a store-bought doily. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33816/how-to-doilify-your-hoodie-for-5-or-less
<![CDATA[Coats and Clark Introduces RedHeart.com]]> Mon, 05 Jan 2009 09:25:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39035/coats-and-clark-introduces-redheartcom http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39035/coats-and-clark-introduces-redheartcom Coats and Clark Introduces RedHeart.com Posted by LindaPermann
If you're looking for a treasure trove of free knit and crochet patterns, this is it! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/39035/coats-and-clark-introduces-redheartcom
<![CDATA[More Crochet Art: Allyson Mitchell's Granny Square Wreck Room]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2009 08:55:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33679/more-crochet-art-allyson-mitchells-granny-square-wreck-room http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33679/more-crochet-art-allyson-mitchells-granny-square-wreck-room More Crochet Art: Allyson Mitchell's Granny Square Wreck Room Posted by LindaPermann
Artist Allyson Mitchell reclaims abandoned textiles to create modern art. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33679/more-crochet-art-allyson-mitchells-granny-square-wreck-room
<![CDATA[Lots of Handspun Yarn, All in One Place]]> Sun, 28 Dec 2008 09:30:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33671/lots-of-handspun-yarn-all-in-one-place http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33671/lots-of-handspun-yarn-all-in-one-place Lots of Handspun Yarn, All in One Place Posted by LindaPermann
Material Whirled sells handspun yarn by a number of designers, all in the same spot. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33671/lots-of-handspun-yarn-all-in-one-place
<![CDATA[Crochet a Snowflake from Recycled Pop Tabs]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2008 12:55:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31891/crochet-a-snowflake-from-recycled-pop-tabs http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31891/crochet-a-snowflake-from-recycled-pop-tabs Crochet a Snowflake from Recycled Pop Tabs Posted by LindaPermann
Start saving your pop tabs—with a little crocheting action, you can transform them into wintery snowflakes. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31891/crochet-a-snowflake-from-recycled-pop-tabs
<![CDATA[What Crocheters Want for Christmas]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2008 08:55:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33667/what-crocheters-want-for-christmas http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33667/what-crocheters-want-for-christmas What Crocheters Want for Christmas Posted by LindaPermann
Crochet designer Doris Chan muses on the top 10 gifts for crocheters. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/33667/what-crocheters-want-for-christmas
<![CDATA[Crocheted Holiday Gifts for Women]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2008 14:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31895/crocheted-holiday-gifts-for-women http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31895/crocheted-holiday-gifts-for-women Crocheted Holiday Gifts for Women Posted by LindaPermann
Don't panic—there's still time to whip up a few gifts in time for the holidays! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31895/crocheted-holiday-gifts-for-women
<![CDATA[Handmade Doily Clocks]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2008 08:45:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31887/handmade-doily-clocks http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31887/handmade-doily-clocks Handmade Doily Clocks Posted by LindaPermann
Etsy seller AndFurthermore makes these dainty yet modern clocks from vintage plastic doilies—they're the perfect gift for your favorite crafter. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31887/handmade-doily-clocks
<![CDATA[Free Visor Beanie Crochet Pattern]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2008 09:40:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31910/free-visor-beanie-crochet-pattern http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31910/free-visor-beanie-crochet-pattern Free Visor Beanie Crochet Pattern Posted by LindaPermann
Top off your gifts for guys with this hip yet simple crochet pattern by Suzanne Steiger. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31910/free-visor-beanie-crochet-pattern
<![CDATA[How to Make a Manly Catchall]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30117/how-to-make-a-manly-catchall http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30117/how-to-make-a-manly-catchall How to Make a Manly Catchall Posted by LindaPermann
This holiday, give the man in your life the present of always knowing where his keys are. This super-easy catchall makes the perfect place to stow his daily necessities. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30117/how-to-make-a-manly-catchall
<![CDATA[How to Edge a Blanket in Crochet]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2008 12:10:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31901/how-to-edge-a-blanket-in-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31901/how-to-edge-a-blanket-in-crochet How to Edge a Blanket in Crochet Posted by LindaPermann
Here's a great online tutorial showing you how to edge a baby blanket in crochet. Edge a large piece of fleece in manly colors instead, and you've got an almost instant gift for guys. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/31901/how-to-edge-a-blanket-in-crochet
<![CDATA[Build Your Own Holiday Village]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2008 13:52:58 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30644/build-your-own-holiday-village http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30644/build-your-own-holiday-village Build Your Own Holiday Village Posted by LindaPermann
Kristin Nicholas shows us how to make our very own villages from birch, pine cones, glitter, and stuff you have around your home. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30644/build-your-own-holiday-village
<![CDATA[Make a Cute Crocheted Mini Stocking for Your Tree]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2008 18:04:53 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30136/make-a-cute-crocheted-mini-stocking-for-your-tree http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30136/make-a-cute-crocheted-mini-stocking-for-your-tree Make a Cute Crocheted Mini Stocking for Your Tree Posted by LindaPermann
Decorate your tree with darling holiday stockings from Doris Chan—each is made from a granny hexagon motif. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/30136/make-a-cute-crocheted-mini-stocking-for-your-tree
<![CDATA[Decorate Your Windows with Crocheted Snowflakes]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2008 09:50:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27694/decorate-your-windows-with-crocheted-snowflakes http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27694/decorate-your-windows-with-crocheted-snowflakes Decorate Your Windows with Crocheted Snowflakes Posted by LindaPermann
Even if the temperatures aren't dipping below freezing, you can set up a wintry scene in your home. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27694/decorate-your-windows-with-crocheted-snowflakes
<![CDATA[Make a Pretty Swirls Cap with This Crochet Pattern]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2008 21:10:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27998/make-a-pretty-swirls-cap-with-this-crochet-pattern http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27998/make-a-pretty-swirls-cap-with-this-crochet-pattern Make a Pretty Swirls Cap with This Crochet Pattern Posted by LindaPermann
Check that special fashionable someone off of your list with this gorgeous free pattern from Sophia Kessinger. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27998/make-a-pretty-swirls-cap-with-this-crochet-pattern
<![CDATA[How to Edge a Napkin (or Anything Else) with Crochet]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26040/how-to-edge-a-napkin-or-anything-else-with-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26040/how-to-edge-a-napkin-or-anything-else-with-crochet How to Edge a Napkin (or Anything Else) with Crochet Posted by LindaPermann
Make your napkins festive with a simple crochet edging. You can also use this technique on coasters or a table runner for a rich holiday setting. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26040/how-to-edge-a-napkin-or-anything-else-with-crochet
<![CDATA[Felt Ornament]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2008 13:24:58 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27536/felt-ornament http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27536/felt-ornament Felt Ornament Posted by LindaPermann
I changed some things but used the general idea to make my own felt ornament. I machine sewed the frame together, with the photo inside, to hold it in place. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/27536/felt-ornament
<![CDATA[Line Your Knit and Crochet Totes with Pretty Fabric]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2008 08:50:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26864/line-your-knit-and-crochet-totes-with-pretty-fabric http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26864/line-your-knit-and-crochet-totes-with-pretty-fabric Line Your Knit and Crochet Totes with Pretty Fabric Posted by LindaPermann
Alice of FutureGirl shows you how to line any handmade bag with this step-by-step tutorial. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26864/line-your-knit-and-crochet-totes-with-pretty-fabric
<![CDATA[Twist Collective Offers Up Stylish Patterns to Knit and Crochet]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2008 12:45:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26860/twist-collective-offers-up-stylish-patterns-to-knit-and-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26860/twist-collective-offers-up-stylish-patterns-to-knit-and-crochet Twist Collective Offers Up Stylish Patterns to Knit and Crochet Posted by LindaPermann
New Web Magazine Twist Collective has a selection of beautiful patterns to knit (and one free one to crochet!). ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/26860/twist-collective-offers-up-stylish-patterns-to-knit-and-crochet
<![CDATA[Personalize Your Gifts with Fabric Labels]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2008 09:40:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13761/personalize-your-gifts-with-fabric-labels http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13761/personalize-your-gifts-with-fabric-labels Personalize Your Gifts with Fabric Labels Posted by LindaPermann
Patchwork Pottery shares a tutorial for printing your own fabric labels. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13761/personalize-your-gifts-with-fabric-labels
<![CDATA[Dare to Make It! Crochet-Along: Week 5]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12993/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-5 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12993/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-5 Dare to Make It! Crochet-Along: Week 5 Posted by LindaPermann
Congratulations, we're almost finished. I'll lead you through the buttonhole band, tricky seaming, and the final finish! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12993/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-5
<![CDATA[Stay Warm with a Cozy Lace Cowl]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2008 12:30:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13759/stay-warm-with-a-cozy-lace-cowl http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13759/stay-warm-with-a-cozy-lace-cowl Stay Warm with a Cozy Lace Cowl Posted by LindaPermann
Without Seams shares a pretty lace patterned cowl just in time for fall. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13759/stay-warm-with-a-cozy-lace-cowl
<![CDATA[Free Basic Beanie Pattern]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2008 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13757/free-basic-beanie-pattern http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13757/free-basic-beanie-pattern Free Basic Beanie Pattern Posted by LindaPermann
Hats are a great holiday gift—they're quick, inexpensive, and relatively easy to customize. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13757/free-basic-beanie-pattern
<![CDATA[Dare to Make It! Crochet-Along: Week 4]]> Wed, 05 Nov 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12834/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-4 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12834/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-4 Dare to Make It! Crochet-Along: Week 4 Posted by LindaPermann
This week we'll be wrapping up the majority of the crocheting as we complete the hood for the baby hoodie. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12834/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-4
<![CDATA[Crafty Combinations Make Lovely Jewelry]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2008 10:20:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13751/crafty-combinations-make-lovely-jewelry http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13751/crafty-combinations-make-lovely-jewelry Crafty Combinations Make Lovely Jewelry Posted by LindaPermann
Etsy Seller MuntedKowhai mingles crocheted lace with baubles and chains to make these sweet necklaces. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13751/crafty-combinations-make-lovely-jewelry
<![CDATA[Dare to Make It! Crochet-Along: Week 3]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12797/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-3 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12797/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-3 Dare to Make It! Crochet-Along: Week 3 Posted by LindaPermann
This week we'll focus on making and edging the sleeves for the baby hoodie. It's not too late to get started! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12797/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-3
<![CDATA[Where Industry and Craft Collide]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2008 17:12:54 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13322/where-industry-and-craft-collide http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13322/where-industry-and-craft-collide Where Industry and Craft Collide Posted by LindaPermann
Inspired by embroidery, Dutch design house Demakersvan weaves beauty into a fence. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13322/where-industry-and-craft-collide
<![CDATA[Get into the Fall Spirit with an Owl Eye Mask]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2008 16:59:24 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13320/get-into-the-fall-spirit-with-an-owl-eye-mask http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13320/get-into-the-fall-spirit-with-an-owl-eye-mask Get into the Fall Spirit with an Owl Eye Mask Posted by LindaPermann
Roman Sock offers a free tutorial to make this super cute eye mask. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/13320/get-into-the-fall-spirit-with-an-owl-eye-mask
<![CDATA[Support the Rwanda Knits Auction]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2008 13:33:50 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12901/support-the-rwanda-knits-auction http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12901/support-the-rwanda-knits-auction Support the Rwanda Knits Auction Posted by LindaPermann
Support women in Rwanda and get knitting designer duds at the same time with this annual fundraising auction. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12901/support-the-rwanda-knits-auction
<![CDATA[Dare to Make It! Crochet-Along: Week 2]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12252/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-2 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12252/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-2 Dare to Make It! Crochet-Along: Week 2 Posted by LindaPermann
This week I'll take you through making the two sweater fronts and I'll illuminate the sometimes tricky concept of reverse shaping. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12252/dare-to-make-it-crochet-along-week-2
<![CDATA[Amugurimi Finger Puppets]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2008 14:39:24 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12725/amugurimi-finger-puppets http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12725/amugurimi-finger-puppets Amugurimi Finger Puppets Posted by LindaPermann
Did the political debates leave you wanting more? Host your own with these presidential candidate finger puppets. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12725/amugurimi-finger-puppets
<![CDATA[Just in Time for Halloween: Yarn that Glows!]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2008 09:10:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12325/just-in-time-for-halloween-yarn-that-glows http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12325/just-in-time-for-halloween-yarn-that-glows Just in Time for Halloween: Yarn that Glows! Posted by LindaPermann
Bernat "Glow in the Dark" yarn does what the name implies—and it's perfect for treat bags and costume accents this Halloween. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12325/just-in-time-for-halloween-yarn-that-glows
<![CDATA[Announcing the Dare to Make It! Baby Hoodie Crochet-Along]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11744/announcing-the-dare-to-make-it-baby-hoodie-crochet-along http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11744/announcing-the-dare-to-make-it-baby-hoodie-crochet-along Announcing the Dare to Make It! Baby Hoodie Crochet-Along Posted by LindaPermann
Join me in a five-week crochet-along where I'll take you through all of the steps to making your own baby hoodie. You'll be finished with plenty of time to spare and one holiday gift checked off your list. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11744/announcing-the-dare-to-make-it-baby-hoodie-crochet-along
<![CDATA[Knit (and Crochet) Spooky with a Host of Halloween Projects]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2008 11:10:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12200/knit-and-crochet-spooky-with-a-host-of-halloween-projects http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12200/knit-and-crochet-spooky-with-a-host-of-halloween-projects Knit (and Crochet) Spooky with a Host of Halloween Projects Posted by LindaPermann
Check out Lion Brand's library of free patterns for Halloween ideas. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/12200/knit-and-crochet-spooky-with-a-host-of-halloween-projects
<![CDATA[Taking Thread to a Whole New Level]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2008 18:34:25 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11816/taking-thread-to-a-whole-new-level http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11816/taking-thread-to-a-whole-new-level Taking Thread to a Whole New Level Posted by LindaPermann
Artist Devorah Sperber creates masterful artworks without even taking thread off of the spool. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11816/taking-thread-to-a-whole-new-level
<![CDATA[Stay Warm with a Bobbled Headband]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2008 12:05:18 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11740/stay-warm-with-a-bobbled-headband http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11740/stay-warm-with-a-bobbled-headband Stay Warm with a Bobbled Headband Posted by LindaPermann
This free pattern from the Crabby Crafter works up quick and makes a great gift for the holidays. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11740/stay-warm-with-a-bobbled-headband
<![CDATA[How to Create Textured Textiles with Felting]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/10198/how-to-create-textured-textiles-with-felting http://www.craftstylish.com/item/10198/how-to-create-textured-textiles-with-felting How to Create Textured Textiles with Felting Posted by LindaPermann
Here's how to create fancy textures while felting wool. No knitting or crocheting required! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/10198/how-to-create-textured-textiles-with-felting
<![CDATA[Recycling Just Got Easier]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2008 20:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11150/recycling-just-got-easier http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11150/recycling-just-got-easier Recycling Just Got Easier Posted by LindaPermann
New recycled yarns from Coats and Clark make being "green" even easier. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/11150/recycling-just-got-easier
<![CDATA[How to Wind Center-Pull Balls of Yarn]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2008 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9339/how-to-wind-center-pull-balls-of-yarn http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9339/how-to-wind-center-pull-balls-of-yarn How to Wind Center-Pull Balls of Yarn Posted by LindaPermann
Peruse this great tutorial on winding your own center-pull balls without the use of a ball winder. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9339/how-to-wind-center-pull-balls-of-yarn
<![CDATA[How to Make a Doily Bowl]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9884/how-to-make-a-doily-bowl http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9884/how-to-make-a-doily-bowl How to Make a Doily Bowl Posted by LindaPermann
With a few scrap materials and a ready-made doily, you can fashion a chic little bowl to hold your notions. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9884/how-to-make-a-doily-bowl
<![CDATA[Decorate Your Walls with Doily Decals]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2008 12:30:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9337/decorate-your-walls-with-doily-decals http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9337/decorate-your-walls-with-doily-decals Decorate Your Walls with Doily Decals Posted by LindaPermann
These cute wall decals will remind you of your love of crochet in a hip, modern way. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9337/decorate-your-walls-with-doily-decals
<![CDATA[A Gorgeous Collection of Free Crochet Stitches Online]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:10:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9821/a-gorgeous-collection-of-free-crochet-stitches-online http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9821/a-gorgeous-collection-of-free-crochet-stitches-online A Gorgeous Collection of Free Crochet Stitches Online Posted by LindaPermann
For a wonderful selection of diagram-based stitch pattern instructions, check out MyPicot.com. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9821/a-gorgeous-collection-of-free-crochet-stitches-online
<![CDATA[Recycle Your Plastic Bags into a Dish Scrubber]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2008 15:53:22 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9818/recycle-your-plastic-bags-into-a-dish-scrubber http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9818/recycle-your-plastic-bags-into-a-dish-scrubber Recycle Your Plastic Bags into a Dish Scrubber Posted by LindaPermann
Here's an ingenious idea from MyRecycledBags.com. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9818/recycle-your-plastic-bags-into-a-dish-scrubber
<![CDATA[Finally, a Place for Your UFOs]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2008 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9329/finally-a-place-for-your-ufos http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9329/finally-a-place-for-your-ufos Finally, a Place for Your UFOs Posted by LindaPermann
Send your unfinished crochet and knitting projects to be a part of Kristina Wong's upcoming show, "Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9329/finally-a-place-for-your-ufos
<![CDATA[Combine Crochet with Sewing for an Adorable Dress]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2008 14:13:15 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9325/combine-crochet-with-sewing-for-an-adorable-dress http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9325/combine-crochet-with-sewing-for-an-adorable-dress Combine Crochet with Sewing for an Adorable Dress Posted by LindaPermann
The Wardrobe Refashion blog is a great place to find all sorts of inspiration, like this recently posted crochet collar/dress. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/9325/combine-crochet-with-sewing-for-an-adorable-dress
<![CDATA[Filet Crochet Goes to the Bats]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2008 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8710/filet-crochet-goes-to-the-bats http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8710/filet-crochet-goes-to-the-bats Filet Crochet Goes to the Bats Posted by LindaPermann
Check out this spooky curtain made entirely from filet crochet! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8710/filet-crochet-goes-to-the-bats
<![CDATA[Pretty Produce Bags]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2008 11:50:20 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8747/pretty-produce-bags http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8747/pretty-produce-bags Pretty Produce Bags Posted by LindaPermann
Follow this tutorial to make your own pretty produce bags from doilies and fabric. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8747/pretty-produce-bags
<![CDATA[How to Cross-Stitch on Single Crochet]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8065/how-to-cross-stitch-on-single-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8065/how-to-cross-stitch-on-single-crochet How to Cross-Stitch on Single Crochet Posted by LindaPermann
Create a unique monogram or other design using crossed embroidery stitches and a canvas made of single crochet. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8065/how-to-cross-stitch-on-single-crochet
<![CDATA[How to Make Your Own Newspaper Yarn]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2008 17:58:58 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8706/how-to-make-your-own-newspaper-yarn http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8706/how-to-make-your-own-newspaper-yarn How to Make Your Own Newspaper Yarn Posted by LindaPermann
If you liked the idea of recycling newspaper into yarn, here's how to spin it yourself. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8706/how-to-make-your-own-newspaper-yarn
<![CDATA[Upcycled Yarn on Etsy]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2008 13:10:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8205/upcycled-yarn-on-etsy http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8205/upcycled-yarn-on-etsy Upcycled Yarn on Etsy Posted by LindaPermann
Etsy Seller Jessysprkle spins unique yarns from unexpected recycled materials. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8205/upcycled-yarn-on-etsy
<![CDATA[How to Make a Super-Simple Roll-Up for Organizing Your Crochet Hooks]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7218/how-to-make-a-super-simple-roll-up-for-organizing-your-crochet-hooks http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7218/how-to-make-a-super-simple-roll-up-for-organizing-your-crochet-hooks How to Make a Super-Simple Roll-Up for Organizing Your Crochet Hooks Posted by LindaPermann
Keep your crochet hooks corralled with a pretty hook case. This version starts with a store-bought place mat to make it quick and easy, perfect for beginning sewers. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7218/how-to-make-a-super-simple-roll-up-for-organizing-your-crochet-hooks
<![CDATA[Easy Peasy Crochet Bag]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2008 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8203/easy-peasy-crochet-bag http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8203/easy-peasy-crochet-bag Easy Peasy Crochet Bag Posted by LindaPermann
Laughing Purple Goldfish Designs shares a step-by-step tutorial on how to crochet (and line!) your own pretty bag. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/8203/easy-peasy-crochet-bag
<![CDATA[How to Organize Your Yarn Stash, Part 2: Pare It Down!]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7038/how-to-organize-your-yarn-stash-part-2-pare-it-down http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7038/how-to-organize-your-yarn-stash-part-2-pare-it-down How to Organize Your Yarn Stash, Part 2: Pare It Down! Posted by LindaPermann
Now that you've gone through and assessed your stash, it's time to decide what to keep and what to let go. If the thought of parting with your dear fibers horrifies you, read on for some encouragement. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7038/how-to-organize-your-yarn-stash-part-2-pare-it-down
<![CDATA[Denver Crocheters Create the "World's Longest Crocheted Scarf"]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2008 15:16:49 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7943/denver-crocheters-create-the-worlds-longest-crocheted-scarf http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7943/denver-crocheters-create-the-worlds-longest-crocheted-scarf Denver Crocheters Create the Posted by LindaPermann
A series of crochet classes at the Denver Museum of Art yielded this, the (unofficial) World's Longest Crocheted Scarf. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7943/denver-crocheters-create-the-worlds-longest-crocheted-scarf
<![CDATA[Donate a Scarf to the Special Olympics]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2008 18:48:02 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7879/donate-a-scarf-to-the-special-olympics http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7879/donate-a-scarf-to-the-special-olympics LindaPermann
While you're watching this week's coverage of the Olympics, knit or crochet a scarf for a Special Olympian. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7879/donate-a-scarf-to-the-special-olympics
<![CDATA[Another Super Simple Stash Buster: Yarn Vase]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2008 10:30:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7579/another-super-simple-stash-buster-yarn-vase http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7579/another-super-simple-stash-buster-yarn-vase Another Super Simple Stash Buster: Yarn Vase Posted by LindaPermann
Use this easy Design Sponge tutorial to make your own yarn wrapped vase in colors to suit your style. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7579/another-super-simple-stash-buster-yarn-vase
<![CDATA[Unique Stash Buster: Dryer Balls]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2008 14:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7512/unique-stash-buster-dryer-balls http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7512/unique-stash-buster-dryer-balls Unique Stash Buster: Dryer Balls Posted by LindaPermann
Eliminate static cling and work through your stash in one fell swoop with these eco-conscious felted dryer balls. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7512/unique-stash-buster-dryer-balls
<![CDATA[How to Organize Your Yarn Stash, Part 1: Get It Together]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7035/how-to-organize-your-yarn-stash-part-1-get-it-together http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7035/how-to-organize-your-yarn-stash-part-1-get-it-together How to Organize Your Yarn Stash, Part 1: Get It Together Posted by LindaPermann
To celebrate my recent move, I'm doing a monthlong series on how to get your stash organized and under control. Click for tips on getting started. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7035/how-to-organize-your-yarn-stash-part-1-get-it-together
<![CDATA[Freeform Crochet Inspiration from Myra Wood]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2008 17:35:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7105/freeform-crochet-inspiration-from-myra-wood http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7105/freeform-crochet-inspiration-from-myra-wood Freeform Crochet Inspiration from Myra Wood Posted by LindaPermann
If you've yet to hear of Myra Wood, be sure to check out her website for super textural crochet creations. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7105/freeform-crochet-inspiration-from-myra-wood
<![CDATA[How to Crochet a Button]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6550/how-to-crochet-a-button http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6550/how-to-crochet-a-button How to Crochet a Button Posted by LindaPermann
Cover up your boring brown buttons with crochet! They make a great finishing accent to hats and sweaters, but they also look great on noncrocheted garments. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6550/how-to-crochet-a-button
<![CDATA[Free Crocheted Wrap Pattern from Robyn Chachula]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2008 12:23:47 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6975/free-crocheted-wrap-pattern-from-robyn-chachula http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6975/free-crocheted-wrap-pattern-from-robyn-chachula Free Crocheted Wrap Pattern from Robyn Chachula Posted by LindaPermann
Knitting Daily TV is offering this gorgeous wrap pattern for free! Get a head start before the show airs. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6975/free-crocheted-wrap-pattern-from-robyn-chachula
<![CDATA[Softie Maker Sweet Nellie Combines Crochet with Sewing]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2008 12:45:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6196/softie-maker-sweet-nellie-combines-crochet-with-sewing http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6196/softie-maker-sweet-nellie-combines-crochet-with-sewing Softie Maker Sweet Nellie Combines Crochet with Sewing Posted by LindaPermann
Look at these adorable stuffies made by Etsy seller Sweet Nellie. She combines multiple techniques and materials to make them truly unique. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6196/softie-maker-sweet-nellie-combines-crochet-with-sewing
<![CDATA[Making Crochet Mesh/Netting]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5509/making-crochet-meshnetting http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5509/making-crochet-meshnetting Making Crochet Mesh/Netting Posted by LindaPermann
Now is the perfect time to make an eco-friendly bag to carry to the farmers' market. This quick stitch tutorial will have you working up mesh in no time. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5509/making-crochet-meshnetting
<![CDATA[Calling All Crafters: Vickie Howell Wants You!]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2008 12:37:36 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6193/calling-all-crafters-vickie-howell-wants-you http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6193/calling-all-crafters-vickie-howell-wants-you Calling All Crafters: Vickie Howell Wants You! Posted by LindaPermann
Knitter Vickie Howell is seeking crafter profiles for her latest book. Here's how to submit your profile for consideration. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6193/calling-all-crafters-vickie-howell-wants-you
<![CDATA[Investing in Yarn?: Martha's Vineyard Fiber Farm]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2008 14:39:03 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5745/investing-in-yarn-marthas-vineyard-fiber-farm http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5745/investing-in-yarn-marthas-vineyard-fiber-farm Investing in Yarn?: Martha's Vineyard Fiber Farm Posted by LindaPermann
Check out Etsy's handmade Portrait of Susan Gibbs, the owner of Martha's Vineyard Fiber Farm, a yarn farm operating on the CSA model. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5745/investing-in-yarn-marthas-vineyard-fiber-farm
<![CDATA[Be A Crochet Insider with this great Web Zine]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2008 13:45:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5731/be-a-crochet-insider-with-this-great-web-zine http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5731/be-a-crochet-insider-with-this-great-web-zine Be A Crochet Insider with this great Web Zine Posted by LindaPermann
For inspiring crochet designs, techniques, and book and yarn reviews, check out the Crochet Insider, a hidden gem on the web. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5731/be-a-crochet-insider-with-this-great-web-zine
<![CDATA[Crochet in Fashion: Giuliana Testino]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2008 12:51:57 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5688/crochet-in-fashion-giuliana-testino http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5688/crochet-in-fashion-giuliana-testino Crochet in Fashion: Giuliana Testino Posted by LindaPermann
Fashion designer Giuliana Testino works with Peruvian women to create masterfully crocheted garments. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5688/crochet-in-fashion-giuliana-testino
<![CDATA[How to Crochet a Flower: Part 2, Embellishing]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4335/how-to-crochet-a-flower-part-2-embellishing http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4335/how-to-crochet-a-flower-part-2-embellishing How to Crochet a Flower: Part 2, Embellishing Posted by LindaPermann
If you followed last week's tutorial, you should have a bouquet of sweet flowers at the ready. Here are a few ways to make them unique. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Free Julie Cuff Pattern from Blueprint Crochet]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2008 15:47:52 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5290/free-julie-cuff-pattern-from-blueprint-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5290/free-julie-cuff-pattern-from-blueprint-crochet Free Julie Cuff Pattern from Blueprint Crochet Posted by LindaPermann
Try crocheting this quick summer cuff designed by Robyn Chachula! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5290/free-julie-cuff-pattern-from-blueprint-crochet
<![CDATA[Sculptural Filet Crochet]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2008 09:15:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5135/sculptural-filet-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5135/sculptural-filet-crochet Sculptural Filet Crochet Posted by LindaPermann
If you've never been inspired by Filet Crochet, check out these amazing sculptural pieces by artist Inger Carina. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5135/sculptural-filet-crochet
<![CDATA[Free Crochet Lace Vase Pattern]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2008 12:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5133/free-crochet-lace-vase-pattern http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5133/free-crochet-lace-vase-pattern Free Crochet Lace Vase Pattern Posted by LindaPermann
If you're looking to "try before you buy," check out this free pattern from Uncommon crochet. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/5133/free-crochet-lace-vase-pattern
<![CDATA[Spread the Craft Contest--Win $1000!]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2008 02:38:33 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4977/spread-the-craft-contest-win-1000 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4977/spread-the-craft-contest-win-1000 LindaPermann
There's still time to enter this crafty video tutorial contest! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4977/spread-the-craft-contest-win-1000
<![CDATA[How to Make a Chain-Stitch Necklace]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3712/how-to-make-a-chain-stitch-necklace http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3712/how-to-make-a-chain-stitch-necklace How to Make a Chain-Stitch Necklace Posted by LindaPermann
Even if you've only mastered the chain stitch, you can still make funky summer jewelry. All you need are a few inexpensive supplies and about 30 minutes. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3712/how-to-make-a-chain-stitch-necklace
<![CDATA[How to Crochet with Fabric]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4721/how-to-crochet-with-fabric http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4721/how-to-crochet-with-fabric How to Crochet with Fabric Posted by LindaPermann
If you've got a pile of fabric or linens that leaves you feeling uninspired, try crocheting them into a colorful rug. I'll show you how to turn the fabric into "yarn", step by step. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4721/how-to-crochet-with-fabric
<![CDATA[Crochet your own Orb]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2008 08:45:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4912/crochet-your-own-orb http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4912/crochet-your-own-orb Crochet your own Orb Posted by LindaPermann
Resurrection Fern is at it again with another great crochet tutorial. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4912/crochet-your-own-orb
<![CDATA[Crochet Artist Makes a Statement by Covering Gas Station]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4711/crochet-artist-makes-a-statement-by-covering-gas-station http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4711/crochet-artist-makes-a-statement-by-covering-gas-station Crochet Artist Makes a Statement by Covering Gas Station Posted by LindaPermann
Artist Jennifer Marsh recently unveiled her latest installation, a covered gas station in Syracuse New York. She hopes the work of fiber artists from all around the world will make people think about our dependence on oil. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4711/crochet-artist-makes-a-statement-by-covering-gas-station
<![CDATA[Video Interview with Crochet Artist Jennifer Marsh]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2008 10:55:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7056/video-interview-with-crochet-artist-jennifer-marsh http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7056/video-interview-with-crochet-artist-jennifer-marsh Video Interview with Crochet Artist Jennifer Marsh Posted by LindaPermann
In this video interview, Jennifer Marsh explains the World Reclamation Art Project's mission to cover this New York gas station in order to bring attention to the world's oil dependence. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/7056/video-interview-with-crochet-artist-jennifer-marsh
<![CDATA[Video: Crochet Artist Covers Gas Station]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2008 10:45:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6202/video-crochet-artist-covers-gas-station http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6202/video-crochet-artist-covers-gas-station Video: Crochet Artist Covers Gas Station Posted by LindaPermann
Check out this video of Crochet Artist, Jennifer Marsh's newest installation, a covered gas station in Syracuse New York. This project was done in the hopes of bringing attention to the world's dependency on oil. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/6202/video-crochet-artist-covers-gas-station
<![CDATA[Where to Find Free Super Stitch Inspiration]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4704/where-to-find-free-super-stitch-inspiration http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4704/where-to-find-free-super-stitch-inspiration Where to Find Free Super Stitch Inspiration Posted by LindaPermann
Why register for yarn websites and weekly newsletters? The answer is simple: free projects and stitch patterns delivered to your inbox. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4704/where-to-find-free-super-stitch-inspiration
<![CDATA[Crochet Tool I Love: The OTT-Lite]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2915/crochet-tool-i-love-the-ott-lite http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2915/crochet-tool-i-love-the-ott-lite Crochet Tool I Love: The OTT-Lite Posted by LindaPermann
If you're always staying up late to find personal crafting time, invest in good lighting to save your eyes (and your projects!). ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2915/crochet-tool-i-love-the-ott-lite
<![CDATA[Mainstream Media Catches On; Crochet Is IN!]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:25:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4578/mainstream-media-catches-on-crochet-is-in http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4578/mainstream-media-catches-on-crochet-is-in LindaPermann
ABC news interviews Crochet Today Editor Brett Bara about how crochet is generating its own buzz. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4578/mainstream-media-catches-on-crochet-is-in
<![CDATA[Amazing Sculptural Crochet by Emily Barletta]]> Mon, 30 Jun 2008 12:23:55 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4490/amazing-sculptural-crochet-by-emily-barletta http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4490/amazing-sculptural-crochet-by-emily-barletta Amazing Sculptural Crochet by Emily Barletta Posted by LindaPermann
Artist Emily Barletta uses crochet as one of her many methods to construct intricate surfaces. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4490/amazing-sculptural-crochet-by-emily-barletta
<![CDATA[Meet Fiber Artist Amy Long: Crocheter and Felt-Maker Extraordinaire]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2847/meet-fiber-artist-amy-long-crocheter-and-felt-maker-extraordinaire http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2847/meet-fiber-artist-amy-long-crocheter-and-felt-maker-extraordinaire Meet Fiber Artist Amy Long: Crocheter and Felt-Maker Extraordinaire Posted by LindaPermann
In this latest installment of Crochet as Art, meet Amy Long, an emerging fiber artist who's exploring bodily systems and interconnectedness in an untraditional medium. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2847/meet-fiber-artist-amy-long-crocheter-and-felt-maker-extraordinaire
<![CDATA[Ways to Knit and Crochet Together]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2008 18:01:47 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4141/ways-to-knit-and-crochet-together http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4141/ways-to-knit-and-crochet-together Ways to Knit and Crochet Together Posted by LindaPermann
The Lion Brand Notebook mentions some great ways to keep things inspired and fresh when knitting with a group. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4141/ways-to-knit-and-crochet-together
<![CDATA[How to Crochet the Bobble Stitch]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2838/how-to-crochet-the-bobble-stitch http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2838/how-to-crochet-the-bobble-stitch How to Crochet the Bobble Stitch Posted by LindaPermann
The bobble is one of my favorite stitches—it's puffy and cute and adds a lot of texture to any piece. Here's how to stitch it. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2838/how-to-crochet-the-bobble-stitch
<![CDATA[Finely Crafted Crochet Wire Jewelry]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2008 12:58:22 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4023/finely-crafted-crochet-wire-jewelry http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4023/finely-crafted-crochet-wire-jewelry Finely Crafted Crochet Wire Jewelry Posted by LindaPermann
If you're looking for the perfect gift, check out these gorgeous jewelry designs by Esty seller Precious Meshes. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/4023/finely-crafted-crochet-wire-jewelry
<![CDATA[How to Make a Beaded Crochet Pendant]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2722/how-to-make-a-beaded-crochet-pendant http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2722/how-to-make-a-beaded-crochet-pendant How to Make a Beaded Crochet Pendant Posted by LindaPermann
Step outside of the crochet box and learn how to make this dazzling beaded pendant using craft wire and your favorite beads. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2722/how-to-make-a-beaded-crochet-pendant
<![CDATA[Inspiring Crocheter Helle Jorgensen Shares Her Inspiration]]> Sun, 22 Jun 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2709/inspiring-crocheter-helle-jorgensen-shares-her-inspiration http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2709/inspiring-crocheter-helle-jorgensen-shares-her-inspiration Inspiring Crocheter Helle Jorgensen Shares Her Inspiration Posted by LindaPermann
Meet Helle Jorgensen, an awesome crocheter who delights in the magical realism of everyday objects. In this interview, she shares her inspiration, crochet habits, and what’s next. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2709/inspiring-crocheter-helle-jorgensen-shares-her-inspiration
<![CDATA[Crochet Covered Rock Baby Tutorial]]> Sun, 22 Jun 2008 11:48:47 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3882/crochet-covered-rock-baby-tutorial http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3882/crochet-covered-rock-baby-tutorial Crochet Covered Rock Baby Tutorial Posted by LindaPermann
Resurrection Fern has a great tutorial on how to make super sweet crochet covered rocks. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3882/crochet-covered-rock-baby-tutorial
<![CDATA[Covered in Crochet]]> Sat, 21 Jun 2008 17:41:12 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3658/covered-in-crochet http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3658/covered-in-crochet Covered in Crochet Posted by LindaPermann
Inspired by a crochet covered tree in Toronto, crafters in Fitzroy Australia invented their own tree species: Magnolia Doilli. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3658/covered-in-crochet
<![CDATA[Creativity 350 Contest]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2008 11:24:44 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3683/creativity-350-contest http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3683/creativity-350-contest Creativity 350 Contest Posted by LindaPermann
Crafting and being earth conscious seem to go hand in hand. Now, a new campaign to raise awareness of carbon dioxide reduction is sponsoring a crafty contest! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3683/creativity-350-contest
<![CDATA[Spinning a Spider Web...Sort Of]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2008 19:04:51 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3644/spinning-a-spider-websort-of http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3644/spinning-a-spider-websort-of Spinning a Spider Web...Sort Of Posted by LindaPermann
Artist Nina Katchadourian started repairing spider webs as part of her art project in 1998, only to have her repairs refused by the spiders. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/3644/spinning-a-spider-websort-of
<![CDATA[Craft Some Love: Crochet for Charity]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2684/craft-some-love-crochet-for-charity http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2684/craft-some-love-crochet-for-charity Craft Some Love: Crochet for Charity Posted by LindaPermann
Looking for a way to give back? Need that burst of inspiration that comes when you’re crocheting for someone else? Check out this crochet charity link roundup and get stitching. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2684/craft-some-love-crochet-for-charity
<![CDATA[The Importance of Blocking: A How To]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2008 09:14:38 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1571/the-importance-of-blocking-a-how-to http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1571/the-importance-of-blocking-a-how-to The Importance of Blocking: A How To Posted by LindaPermann
Confession time: Until two years ago, when I made my first blanket, I rarely blocked any of my crochet creations. All of the wonky squares finally made me realize what this easy technique could do for my stitches. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1571/the-importance-of-blocking-a-how-to
<![CDATA[Get a Handle on your Crochet Hooks]]> Sun, 08 Jun 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1570/get-a-handle-on-your-crochet-hooks http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1570/get-a-handle-on-your-crochet-hooks Get a Handle on your Crochet Hooks Posted by LindaPermann
Sometimes the smallest hooks can be hard to hold. Here are a few easy ways to up-size your handles for a more comfortable grip. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Rethinking Grannies: Modern Takes On the Traditional Square]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2056/rethinking-grannies-modern-takes-on-the-traditional-square http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2056/rethinking-grannies-modern-takes-on-the-traditional-square Rethinking Grannies: Modern Takes On the Traditional Square Posted by LindaPermann
Give granny squares a chance! Colorful inspiration on Flickr makes these traditional squares glow. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2056/rethinking-grannies-modern-takes-on-the-traditional-square
<![CDATA[Find the Perfect Bag Handles Online]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2038/find-the-perfect-bag-handles-online http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2038/find-the-perfect-bag-handles-online Find the Perfect Bag Handles Online Posted by LindaPermann
The crochet makes the bag—but so does the handle! Check out some of my favorite places to find funky handles. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2038/find-the-perfect-bag-handles-online
<![CDATA[Meet Amazing Crochet Artist Aurelie Mathigot]]> Sun, 01 Jun 2008 07:06:11 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2032/meet-amazing-crochet-artist-aurelie-mathigot http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2032/meet-amazing-crochet-artist-aurelie-mathigot Meet Amazing Crochet Artist Aurelie Mathigot Posted by LindaPermann
Be inspired by artist Aurelie Mathigot, who creates soothing, delicate environments with crochet. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/2032/meet-amazing-crochet-artist-aurelie-mathigot
<![CDATA[Buying Handspun Yarn on the Web]]> Thu, 29 May 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1944/buying-handspun-yarn-on-the-web http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1944/buying-handspun-yarn-on-the-web Buying Handspun Yarn on the Web Posted by LindaPermann
Want to treat yourself to a crafty delicacy? For fiber artists, there’s nothing more satisfying than one-of-a-kind handspun yarn. Here are some of the best shops on the Web. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1944/buying-handspun-yarn-on-the-web
<![CDATA[Five Ways to Bust Your Yarn Stash]]> Sun, 25 May 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1918/five-ways-to-bust-your-yarn-stash http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1918/five-ways-to-bust-your-yarn-stash Five Ways to Bust Your Yarn Stash Posted by LindaPermann
Does your yarn seem to be taking over your living space? If it’s time to use up some of your stash, here are five ways to get inspired. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Soothe Your Tired Hands]]> Thu, 22 May 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1891/soothe-your-tired-hands http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1891/soothe-your-tired-hands Soothe Your Tired Hands Posted by LindaPermann
If you’re prone to marathon crochet sessions that sometimes leave your hands achy, try adding these stretches to your crochet routine. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Money-Saving Tip: Don’t Buy Duplicate Hooks]]> Sun, 18 May 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1784/money-saving-tip-dont-buy-duplicate-hooks http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1784/money-saving-tip-dont-buy-duplicate-hooks Money-Saving Tip: Don’t Buy Duplicate Hooks Posted by LindaPermann
Are you one of those people who can never remember the sizes of hooks you already own and just buy a brand-new one for every project "just in case"? Ask yourself, do you really need 16 size-J crochet hooks? Here's a solution that keeps me from buying the same tools over and over. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1784/money-saving-tip-dont-buy-duplicate-hooks
<![CDATA[Become a Part of This Year's Hottest Toy Craft]]> Thu, 15 May 2008 00:05:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1743/become-a-part-of-this-years-hottest-toy-craft http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1743/become-a-part-of-this-years-hottest-toy-craft Become a Part of This Year's Hottest Toy Craft Posted by LindaPermann
It seems like everybody’s doing it, right? Amigurimi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting cute toys in the round. These delightful little projects are quick, easy, and a little habit-forming. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1743/become-a-part-of-this-years-hottest-toy-craft
<![CDATA[Book Review: Crochet Inspiration by Sasha Kagan]]> Thu, 08 May 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1691/book-review-crochet-inspiration-by-sasha-kagan http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1691/book-review-crochet-inspiration-by-sasha-kagan Book Review: Crochet Inspiration by Sasha Kagan Posted by LindaPermann
I happened to be working at Soho Publishing while Sasha Kagan’s book was being produced, and I remember the sheer excitement about all of her beautiful colorwork. If you’re a crochet novice, you’ll find Kagan’s use of color to be absolutely aspirational. If you are a seasoned pro, this book offers you the opportunity to be re-inspired by every loop you make. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1691/book-review-crochet-inspiration-by-sasha-kagan
<![CDATA[Crochet Blog to Watch: Crochet By Faye]]> Wed, 07 May 2008 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1505/crochet-blog-to-watch-crochet-by-faye http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1505/crochet-blog-to-watch-crochet-by-faye Crochet Blog to Watch: Crochet By Faye Posted by LindaPermann
If you’re looking to find the pulse of modern crochet, several of today’s crochet designers also happen to be—you guessed it!—bloggers. This interview with Robyn Chachula will be one of many featuring crochet-related blogs to watch. In my opinion, there aren’t enough crochet-related blogs, but more seem to pop up as I keep looking. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1505/crochet-blog-to-watch-crochet-by-faye
<![CDATA[Granny Square How-To]]> Thu, 01 May 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1437/granny-square-how-to http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1437/granny-square-how-to Granny Square How-To Posted by LindaPermann
The classic granny square is a major foundation piece of many crochet patterns. Here is an easy-to-follow tutorial for a basic double-crochet granny. Once you've mastered this simple pattern piece, you’ll be ready to take on all kinds of great crochet projects. Be warned: you’re about to get hooked!! ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1437/granny-square-how-to
<![CDATA[Free Crochet Basket Pattern]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1333/free-crochet-basket-pattern http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1333/free-crochet-basket-pattern Free Crochet Basket Pattern Posted by LindaPermann
When I first saw this adorable free crochet pattern from the collaborative efforts of Orange Flower and Chick Pea Sewing Studio, I loved it for three reasons: easy construction, super-affordable yarn, and plenty of options for customization. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1333/free-crochet-basket-pattern
<![CDATA[The Tool You Never Knew You Needed: Stitch Gauge]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1309/the-tool-you-never-knew-you-needed-stitch-gauge http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1309/the-tool-you-never-knew-you-needed-stitch-gauge The Tool You Never Knew You Needed: Stitch Gauge Posted by LindaPermann
Think stitch gauges are only for knitters? Think again! Here are three ways crocheters can use this handy tool. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Crochet as Art: Joana Vasconcelos]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1234/crochet-as-art-joana-vasconcelos http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1234/crochet-as-art-joana-vasconcelos Crochet as Art: Joana Vasconcelos Posted by LindaPermann
Artist Joana Vasconcelos uses crochet to transform manufactured items into incredible works of art. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1234/crochet-as-art-joana-vasconcelos
<![CDATA[Earning Your Stripes: A Color Change Tutorial]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1063/earning-your-stripes-a-color-change-tutorial http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1063/earning-your-stripes-a-color-change-tutorial Earning Your Stripes: A Color Change Tutorial Posted by LindaPermann
Using stripes in your designs opens up a whole new world of opportunities- it's also a great way to combine different colors and textures for fashionable results. Follow this tutorial for a quick refresher on changing colors seamlessly. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1063/earning-your-stripes-a-color-change-tutorial
<![CDATA[Crochet Alongs]]> Sun, 06 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1062/crochet-alongs http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1062/crochet-alongs LindaPermann
Here's a great way to hook-up (pardon the pun) with other like minded crochet enthusiasts for inspiration, pattern ideas, and a little splash of encouragement. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1062/crochet-alongs
<![CDATA[Crochet Today Contest: Design a Square]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1061/crochet-today-contest-design-a-square http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1061/crochet-today-contest-design-a-square LindaPermann
Do you like to experiment with creating your own blocks and motifs? Looking for your first design break? Get moving and enter the Crochet Today design contest-- the deadline is April 30th. ]]>
http://www.craftstylish.com/item/1061/crochet-today-contest-design-a-square
<![CDATA[Crochet Lesson: Crocheting in the Round]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/841/crochet-lesson-crocheting-in-the-round http://www.craftstylish.com/item/841/crochet-lesson-crocheting-in-the-round Crochet Lesson: Crocheting in the Round Posted by LindaPermann
It is so easy to crochet in the round and I've found that it truly is one of the most enjoyable crochet techniques. Learn the basics as you go while making these pretty coasters. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Book Review: 200 Crochet Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/838/book-review-200-crochet-tips-techniques-and-trade-secrets http://www.craftstylish.com/item/838/book-review-200-crochet-tips-techniques-and-trade-secrets Book Review: 200 Crochet Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets Posted by LindaPermann
If you buy just one book this year for fabulous and indispensable crochet tips, I highly recommend Jan Eaton's “200 Crochet Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets”. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Welcome to CraftStylish.com, the Crochet Edition!]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.craftstylish.com/item/884/welcome-to-craftstylishcom-the-crochet-edition http://www.craftstylish.com/item/884/welcome-to-craftstylishcom-the-crochet-edition Welcome to CraftStylish.com, the Crochet Edition! Posted by LindaPermann
I'm so excited to be sharing crochet tips, techniques and inspiration with you! I've been crocheting for over six years and I love it. I'm excited to share some of my expertise, and learn a few things from you too! ]]>
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