Friday, September 30, 2011

How buying handmade grows the economy and greens the earth

Hat Harvest at Wattery Totteries
For months now, knitnscribble has been knitting furiously, preparing for an arts and craft fair at a local Newport church this month. As the stack of handmade hats, cowls, and scarves grows, I often wonder how many people realize why buying handmade knits and woolens is important to our environment and fledgling economy.

There are countless reasons why handmade is a much better purchase than foreign mass-produced products.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Sports team logo charts knit and crochet hats, mittens, and a scarf

Football and hockey, baseball, too. Popular NHL, NFL, and MLB team logo charts for creating knitting and crochet hat patterns, mittens, afghans, a warm scarf to wear at hockey and football games, for personal use only, or to give as holiday gifts. Click on the team logo of your choice and download the chart to use in a free hat pattern.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Halloween costume hats

Halloween costume accessories like hats and masks can be knit or crocheted to complete an amusing or scarey persona for Halloween parties and trick or treating. Recently, knitnscribble came across some original Halloween costume ideas, some free patterns for Halloween crafts, others at minimal cost, knitting and crochet projects that will give your costume the perfect finished look.
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