Archive for the 'knit/crochet' Category

More Frances Trombly Wonderfulness

14 July, 2008

Frances Trombly, Craft Goddess, is my new hero! Click on a thumbnail to go to a full size image on her site.

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Garbage Bags, 2008

Hand-woven fabric, mixed media
10 X 26 X 23 inches, 21 X 30 X 16 inches

 

 

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Boxes (West Side Movers and Paper Mart), 2008

Hand woven fabric, embroidery, packing tape
Dimensions variable

 

 

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Garden Hose, 2007

Crocheted cotton and metal hook
32 linear ft

 

 

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Extension Cord, 2007

Crocheted cotton
50 linear ft

 

 

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Jo-Ann, 2007

Hand-embroidery on fabric
10 x 3 inches

 

 

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Fallen, 2006

Hand-woven, hand-dyed silk and cotton fabric
350 linear feet, 12 x 18 inch pennants
Dimensions variable

 

 

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Blue, 2006

Crocheted cotton
Light blue balloon, 12″ dia.
Dark blue balloon, 15″ dia.

 

 

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Nine Deflated Balloons, 2006

Crocheted cotton
Dimensions variable

 

 

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Confetti, 2005

Hand crocheted cotton
Dimensions variable
967 pieces

 

 

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Plywood, 2004

Cross-stitched fabric
14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches

 

 

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Toilet Paper, 2003

Hand-embroidery on fabric
Dimensions variable

 

 

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Paper Corner, 2002

Hand-woven fabric
Dimensions variable
Each sheet 8 1⁄2 x 11 inches
50 sheets

 

 

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All Purpose Tarp, 2008

Hand-woven polypropylene fiber, pedestals
Tarp dimensions: 110 X 45 inches
Dimensions variable

 

 

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Mop, 2008

Hand spun silver wool and cotton, wooden mop handle
52 X 14 X 13 inches

The meerkats have landed

29 June, 2008

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  • Post: the meerkats have landed
  • Main Site: roman sock
  • Artist/Author: wibit
  • Registration Required?: No
  • Free?: Yes
  • Via: craftster
  • Other:

    • Spock Ears Knitting Pattern

      29 June, 2008

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    • Post: Yarn Songs
    • Main Site: Yarn Songs
    • Artist/Author: Josie
    • Registration Required?: No
    • Free?: Yes
    • Via: Craftzine
    • Other:

      • More Shoes, from threadbanger

        21 June, 2008

        check out their excellent post on shoe tutorials at shoes shoes and more shoes

        Statue of Liberty Cat Hat and Torch

        21 June, 2008

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      • Post: International Cat Hat: USA
      • Main Site: Spindles and Spices
      • Artist/Author: wildtomato
      • Registration Required?: No
      • Free?: Yes
      • Via:
      • Other: I’m including the rare knitted pattern because it’s just too cute not to feature! and OMG there are other international cat hats from France (Beret), Japan (ninja mask), Thailand, and Turkey (fez)!

        • Crochet Hook Case

          19 June, 2008

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        • Post: Making a Crochet Hook Case: A Tutorial
        • Main Site: Unless the Lord
        • Artist/Author: Tracy
        • Registration Required?: No
        • Free?: Yes
        • Via: whipup.net
        • Other:

          • Laptop Sleeve Mega Post—updated!

            18 June, 2008

            click on any image below to go directly to a tutorial for the laptop sleeve/case/cozy/cover. please let me know if you are aware of a tutorial I’ve missed.

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            Pattern for sleeve above is in MAKE: [magazine] 06: Robots, Page 27

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            Pictorial Mega Post: Tutorials for Shoes, Slippers, Booties and Related Stuff: Part 2

            16 June, 2008

            click on any image below to go directly to a tutorial for the shoes, slippers, booties, etc.–please let me know if you are aware of a tutorial I’ve missed.

             

            http://www.flickr.com/groups/clothshoes/pool/

            http://www.wikihow.com/Sew-a-Scented-Shoe-Stuffer

            http://www.marywalesloomis.com/

            http://www.notebookmagazine.com/calendar/article/353/Warm-and-fuzzy

             

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            Pictorial Mega Post: Tutorials for Shoes, Slippers, Booties and Related Stuff: Part 1

            16 June, 2008

            click on any image below to go directly to a tutorial for the shoes, slippers, booties, etc.–please let me know if you are aware of a tutorial I’ve missed.

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            Etsy :: 4 Festive Thanksgiving Patterns – Knitting Patterns

            12 September, 2007

             

          • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
          • Post: 4 Festive Thanksgiving Patterns – Knitting Patterns
          • Main Site: etsy
          • Artist/Author: angelacatirina
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? No–$17.50, includes three other patterns
          • via: craftzine
          • Other: OK, so it’s not free, and it’s knitting, which I normally don’t feature. But how could I not include this Sexy Turkey Hat? Pattern set also includes Turkey Tea cozy, Autumn Harvest Hat, and Pretty Pumpkin Tea Cozy. Patterns are by .pdf download, so you can have immediate gratification!
          • 2paw: My Sock Tote Tutorial

            8 September, 2007

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          • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
          • Post: 2paw: My Sock Tote Tutorial
          • Main Site: 2paw
          • Artist/Author: Cindy
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • via:
          • Other: originally intended to carry a knitting project in progress.
          • Kathryn Ivy – Double Pointed Needle Pouches

            20 July, 2007

            Variety of double pointed needle pouches.

            Kathryn Ivy – Double Pointed Needle Pouches

          • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
          • Post: Double Pointed Needle Pouches
          • Main Site: Kathryn Ivy
          • Artist/Author: Kathryn Ivy
          • Registration Required? No
          • Free? Yes
          • Other: Who can resist anything made with Amy Butler fabric?
          • tutorial for recycled and knitted espadrilles at floofle!

            13 May, 2007

            Super-cute hand-knitted espadrilles! Too cute to pass by, even though it’s not fabric at all, really:

            shoes, before and after

            Evrimnazli’s scarf

            20 February, 2007

            Evrimnazli posted this beautiful scarf on flickr today:

            Green Kitchen: Rainbow’s End, New Beginnings

            1 February, 2007

            Green Kitchen: Rainbow’s End, New Beginnings

            Lovely knitted log cabin baby blanket at Green Kitchen