BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Nov 19, 2012 |
Oh, the weather outside is frightful…but Alex Silva’s cozy handmade knits are beyond delightful. Her intricate circle scarves—in luxe merino wool—are perfect to pair with even the drabbest of winter coats on chilly days. I’m especially loving her candy-colored Aztec Knit Print Scarf:
I’m also dying over these high-waisted knickers in a delicious dusty green. I’m picturing ‘em with an off-the-shoulder oversized ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Nov 02, 2012 |
With its drizzly rain, cold weather, and short, dark days, sometimes it seems like November is the cruelest month, or at least the most hated. But although summer days are now long past, there are plenty of reasons to love November! Here are ten of them:
1. You can get leftover Halloween candy for cheap.
Halloween is now over, and you know what that means…cheap candy! Like the day after Valentine’s Day and the day after Christmas, now ... Read More
BY Chloé Burrow in Crafty on Nov 18, 2011 |
Cléo Férin makes pretty scarves and collars for cool girls who 'wanna have fun'. Originally from Paris, she moved to London to study surface design and has gone on to work with the likes of the late Alexander McQueen, Amechi Ihenacho and even UK pop act, Sugababes!
The illustrations on her scarves are quirky and fun. Her 'Icons' collection, which will be on sale this Craftacular on November 27 in London, celebrates BUSTie ladies such as Cleopatra, ... Read More
BY Larissa Dzegar in Crafty on Nov 02, 2010 |
Kimberly Ellen Hall has been teaching people to knit in exchange for their first projects since 2007. Now, her collection of scarves made by people who have never knit before have earned an exhibit all of their own at the Textile Arts Center from November 5- December 16. Her inspiration for this project is truly lovely; "I learned to knit while I was struggling with a project about luck. I made all sorts of printed pieces with images of items considered lucky: ... Read More
BY Alison Berry in Crafty on Aug 03, 2010 |
Hey there knitters/crocheters/crafters! Do you have a loved one or someone you know deployed overseas in any branch of the military? Want to do something to do something to say "thank you" to the men and women of the U.S. Military? Well, you can!
Operation Gratitude is collecting warm scarves and caps for the their 2010 Holiday Drive. So what better than to donate handmade?
Operation Gratitude is a non-profit, volunteer-based corporation ... Read More