Friday, July 31, 2009
The workaday chore of floor-cleaning gets a little cozier with this handmade Swiffer sweater. Pictured with real dirt for that extra je ne sais crochet.
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Says the seller of this handpainted sign: "Use it in a garden, patio, flowerbed, as a shelf or home decor item." Could also work in a baby's room. I'm just saying.
Rectangular Expression Stone:
Yes, even in this steamy weather, apparently every bar of soap needs a sweater.
Felted Wool Soap Scrubbie Washcloth Soap Saver:
Felted Soap - Radish Edition:
Posted by Marian at 10:32 AM
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009
Nothing cries out for a giant hand-knitted sweater more than a plastic patio chair. Nubby wool in the hot sun. This idea practically sells itself.
Thanks to my buddy Karen for spotting this on Apartment Therapy.
AT story: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/ny/inspiration/knitted-chairs-crafted-cozies-for-plastic-chairs-091197
Knitted Chairs blog: http://knittedchairs.wordpress.com/
I've been the subject of more than a few unflattering photos. So I think I know how this pincer-legged T-shirt monster who's allergic to mushrooms feels. Don't you?
OOAK plush monster:
Posted by Marian at 6:45 PM
Saturday, July 25, 2009
The carpet in the background makes me happy. A whole galaxy on the living room floor.
Star Wars finger puppets:
Thursday, July 23, 2009
I've never crocheted an afghan. But it's nice to know there are so many patterns to choose from out there, in case the mood ever strikes.
Graphed afghan patterns:
Some nice news: Last week Etsy linked to the NY Times piece about Kraftomatic. (I did notice some new traffic, and some cool new commenters....welcome!) Best of all, they called us a fun read. It's official -- we're fun !
Posted by Marian at 4:47 PM