Category Archives: fiber art

Free Crochet Pattern 90263AD Kid’s Sun Hat : Lion Brand Yarn Company


Isn’t this adorable???  Kid’s Sun Hat!  It is on my ‘list-of-things-to-do’. This pattern looks super easy…and calls for this fabulous Lion Brand yarn: Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton Recycled Cotton Yarn Article # 482 Spun from soft recycled cotton, this yarn is perfect for … Continue reading

Posted in Cotton Yarn, crochet, Crochet inspiration, crochet links, crochet patterns, Destashing, diy, diy gifts, fashion, fiber art, handmade gifts, kid's fashion, Lion Brand Yarn, my list of things-to-do, style | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A World Through the Hands (Video) | On Being


Simply a wonderful, four-minute film about the value of handwork and experiencing the world. “To have the skill of knitting, to have the skill of crocheting, of felting, makes it possible for us not only to make something but it … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Inspiration, Creativity, culture, fiber art, inspiration, Knit and Crochet, Productive Living, YouTube videos | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Malizia Scarf | Knitting Fever


      Isn’t this the most gorgeous ruffle scarf you have ever seen???  Well, I think it is… I am so excited about this project I can hardly sit still!  I came across this photo (really not sure where … Continue reading

Posted in Beginner Knitting, Creative Inspiration, diy gifts, fashion, fiber art, gift ideas, knitting, Knitting inspiration, knitting links, knitting pattern link, knitting video links, my list of things-to-do, style, video, Video links, YouTube videos | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

In-Depth Review of Knitting Yarn


Beat the Winter Blues: 10 Tips for Kickstarting Your Inspiration “People are innately creative. We are a species of makers. But sometimes, and usually when we least expect it, that well of creativity dries up. We pick up our knitting … Continue reading

Posted in blog links, craft blog, Creativity, crochet, Crochet inspiration, fiber art, handmade, Happiness, inspiration, knitting, Knitting Blog Link, Knitting inspiration, knitting tips and tricks, Learning to knit, Life, Productive Living, Tips and tools, Yarn Destash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Playing with Drop Shell Beads in Crochet Bracelets . . .


I really really . . . really love these shell beads!  Putting them in bracelets or necklaces is just too much fun.  Fun to make, and very fun to wear.  They make the loveliest sound when they bounce off each … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, crochet, crochet thread, etsy, Etsy.com, fashion, fiber art, gift ideas, GMa Ellen Crochet gifts, handmade, Happiness, Jewelry, journal, My Etsy, My Favorite Things, Photo journal, style, thread | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Lavender Crochet Beaded Rose, take 2.


I’ll just keep going until I get bored I guess!  😀  I like this one too . .

Posted in beaded crochet, completed projects, Creativity, crochet, Crochet inspiration, crochet motifs, crochet thread, Etsy.com, fashion, fashion colors, fiber art, handmade, I'm A Threadie!, journal, My Etsy, shopping, special order, stitch markers, thread | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

TECHknitting: The ball winder–a useful tool, especially with long color repeat yarns


I found this website today which has a plethora of useful information! Case in point, I have been looking for one more good reason  to purchase a ball-winder.  I have recently seen one put to good use in a video tutorial … Continue reading

Posted in blog links, craft blogs, Creativity, crochet, Crochet inspiration, crochet tips and tricks, diy, fiber art, fugal living, handmade, joining yarn, knitting, Knitting inspiration, Learning to knit, many uses for stuff, my list of things-to-do, organize, Productive Living, Productivity, recycle, reuse, shopping, Tips and tools, Tools for my creative inspiration, yarn, yarn stash | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag Tote Cozy PDF Pattern by GMaEllenCrochetGifts


Time tested pattern.  One of my absolute favorites!  I hope it will be one of your favorite things too! This pattern is available from my Etsy shop Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag Tote Cozy PDF by GMaEllenCrochetGifts.

Posted in bohemian, bottle cozy, Cotton Yarn, Creativity, crochet, Crochet inspiration, Crochet Lace, crochet links, crochet patterns, diy, diy gifts, diy home fashion, etsy, Etsy.com, fabulous shop, fashion, fiber art, GMa Ellen Crochet gifts, handmade, home decor, home fashion, journal, My Etsy, My Favorite Things, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

12 Shades of Winter White Yarns, Including Wool, Alpaca and More. | Lion Brand Notebook


“It’s the first month of the new year, which for us here in NYC usually means – cold, wind, ice and snow.  But there’s something about heading into the dead of winter that makes me really appreciate winter white knitwear … Continue reading

Posted in blog links, craft blog, Creativity, crochet, Crochet inspiration, crochet links, crochet patterns, diy home fashion, fashion, fashion colors, favorite blogs, fiber art, Free Crochet Pattern, home decor, home fashion, inspiration, Knit and Crochet Pattern links, knitting, Knitting inspiration, knitting links, knitting pattern link, Learning to knit, Lion Brand Yarn, My Favorite Things, my list of things-to-do, shopping, wool yarn, yarn | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

G-Ma Ellen’s Favorites on Etsy


A few of my favorite kinds of things . . . These are just a drop in the bucket.  All, taken from my favorites list on Etsy, which you can see in it’s entirety here:  Ellen Mackler’s Favorites on Etsy. … Continue reading

Posted in Cotton Yarn, etsy, Etsy.com, fiber art, knitting, Knitting inspiration, knitting needles, knitting pattern link, knitting projects, Learning to knit, Life, My Favorite Things, my list of things-to-do, shopping, style, yarn | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments