Just in time for the weekend, we wanted to share a few fun links to articles from around the web to give you a dose of crafting inspiration. Enjoy!
Kids and Crafting: Crafting can be a fun way to connect with your kids and encourage their creativity, but battling the constant mess can be a struggle for parents. In this article, Joan Sampley talks about how she learned to cope with all the crafting clutter.
Knitting During a Hurricane: One writer describes her experience knitting during Hurricane Sandy and talks about her latest inspiration, the knit designer Kaffe Fassett, among other fascinating topics.
A Knitted Fence: With gorgeous photographs, Kate Davies shows off a knitted fence made with black twine in a Shetland lace design. It looks beautiful next to the pretty flowerbed. So imaginative and creative!
On Crochet and Postpartum Depression: On some level, every knitter and crocheter understands how helpful our hobbies can be for our own mental health. In this post, Rachel talks about how crochet helped her get through postpartum depression. Turning to a hobby she loved helped her to relax and let go of anxious thoughts.
A Clock That Knits: Norwegian designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen created a clock that knits one stitch every hour, making a two-meter long scarf each year. It’s her way of representing “the nature of time in a different way.” An video interview is included with this article as well.