DIY Wool Christmas Wreath

Christmas is just around the corner but you still have time to make a beautiful Wool Christmas Wreath! This is a super easy and quick craft project that you can complete in an evening. I didn’t make this wreath in one sitting, but it only took about 2-3 hours total to finish attaching all of […]

Recycled Jeans! 12 Denim Craft Projects

Who doesn’t love a great pair of jeans? I certainly do. And isn’t it heartbreaking when those jeans don’t fit anymore or get stained? Well, instead of just tossing them out, why not use your crafting skills and recycle those jeans instead? There are tons of ways to upcycle or recycle denim jeans and give […]

Eco Printing on Fabric … Take 1

I know, I’m late to the party but I just had to try this Eco Printing on Fabric stuff. It looks like such fun! And it is! Now, I’m kinda eaten up with it. There are printed fabrics in various stages of development all over this house. What is Eco Printing? The way I understand […]

Free Knit and Crochet Patterns for Baby

After taking a small hiatus (to tile my kitchen), I’m back with more fun free patterns for knit and crochet! Since my niece just had her first baby, what better patterns to feature than baby patterns? There are so many super cute (and easy) baby sweaters, headbands, scarves and booties you can knit and crochet. […]

Natural Dyeing with Dandelions

Welcome to my new Natural Dyeing Series!  I’ve been wanting to delve into the fun world of natural dyes for a long time and I’m super excited. My normal go-to dyes are Jacquard Acid Dyes so this is a whole new adventure for me. Technically, this is Part 2 since I already wrote a post on Dyeing Yarn […]

15 Sites for Free Knitting Patterns

Have you noticed? Knitting is all the rage again! No longer seen just as “Grandma’s” hobby, knitting has become a chic craft no matter what your age or walk of life. Not only that but we are now knitting more than just scarves and sweaters. Have you seen some of the extreme knits using giant […]

Pretty DIY Spring Wreaths

Happy Spring Equinox! Finally after a long and gray winter, my crocuses are up, the hyacinths are again blooming and my forsythia bushes are bursting with bright yellow blooms. We actually have to mow the lawn already, too! I think one of my favorite parts of Spring is the urge to freshen up the house […]

How to Make Wet Felted Easter Eggs

Two years ago, when I first started getting serious about this blog, I shared a tutorial on how to make Felted Easter Eggs from wool. Yikes! Did you see it?? The tutorial itself is pretty good and accurate but the photos?? Ick! Anyhoo, I decided to felt up some new Easter Eggs to show you […]

How to Dye Self Striping Yarn (without special tools)

Have you ever tried to dye self striping yarn? Ever notice that you need complicated (and expensive) tools like a warping board used with a loom? Well, I figured out a way to do it very inexpensively and without special tools. All you need is some over the door hangers! So, let me show you […]

13+ Shawl Patterns for Knit & Crochet

13+ (Mostly Free) Shawl Patterns for Knit & Crochet Spring is almost here again (Yay!) and with the warm days and cool nights, it’s the perfect time of year to ditch the heavy coat and grab a knit or crochet shawl. I don’t have the patience for long, drawn out projects so knitting a shawl […]

How to Crochet Denim Trivets – Free Pattern

Ever since I shared how to make Denim Yarn from Old Jeans, I’ve been getting requests for a project made with the denim yarn. Now, a more advanced crocheter than I am would probably come up with a cool denim purse or fabulous crochet vest but I’m just a beginner so you get trivets lol. […]