DIY 21 Curated Crochet Patterns from Ravelry by Gleeful Things.What make this roundup different is that every project is something I’d want. The ones I’ve clicked though to (like #7) seem to be pay patterns - but not expensive ones. Julie makes the good suggestion that you can gift patterns from Ravelry to knitters and crocheters and she has a post about that too.
Knitting is an exercise of patience. It is a work of love, for yourself first. But also, when gifting the fruit of your labor to someone, it is a demonstration of selflessness, an act of devotion to another. You learn a lot about yourself and others when you exercise patience.
DIY Two Crochet Barefoot Sandals Patterns.I posted a roundup of other free patterns here. If you like a pattern I strongly suggest you download it A.S.A.P. Lots of free patterns are turning into pay patterns or just disappearing off of blogs. There are very few FREE barefoot sandals patterns. First seen at DMC Threads here.
Several different studies support that knitting and crafting in general €”serves as a natural anti-depressant, helps ease anxiety and stress, can protect your brain from aging and has the effects as meditation.
Light as a feather, tough as a board, sticks and string combine to create a cascade of feathers falling down your back. Just a delicate touch, enough to complete any look and give you a reason to crow.
You are welcome and encouraged to sell any items you make using this pattern! All I ask in return is that when selling online, please credit Julie King / Gleeful Things & provide a link to www.gleefulthings.com.