This time of year everyone has a new calendar, which means we also have an old one (or two or three) to take down from the walls and fridge, and wonder what to do with. We spend a whole year with these beloved collections of images, and then most of us toss them in the trash come January first....more
The directions read: knit into the front and back of the next stitch. Say wha???
It was evening. Late enough that I didn't want to call one of my knitting friends and hope to get directions over the phone. I wouldn't be seeing any of them for almost a week. But I was into the pattern and wanted to continue working. I did the only reasonable: went to YouTube and searched for a video to help me.
Crazy Aunt Purl came to my rescue with this quick little number
When you read the words "Green Crafts" what comes to mind? For me, a variety of craft activities and movements fight to be noticed first.There is:
The Wardrobe Refashionista, who take what's already in their closets -and on the racks at thrift stores- then cut, sew, design, dye, alter in some way to make a new wardrobe item.
What do empty toilet paper rolls, plastic shopping bags, old cordoroy pants have in common with a call to ban PVC? They are all part of the second Carnival of Green Crafts. This new carnival is alternately hosted at Crafting a Green World and other blogs. Submissions right now will be part of the August 21st carnival at CAGW then the party moves over to Whip Up.
There has been a bit a good news breaking that involves the crafty-blog scene. A new craft carnival has been announced, a knitter is named one of the most influential women bloggers, and the crafty chica pairs beach-reading lit with crafting fun!
Let's look closer:
Hey, wanna win a recycled jewelry charm bracelet? I'm having my first Give Away, please come for a visit, check out the blog and enter the Give Away.
This Recycled Life is a blog of my art work and some free ideas and patterns for recycling crafts in your own home.
hope you'll visit.
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