Press and Patterns

EEast: Return to HandmadeAST

2016: Issue 1

There is something special about a homemade gift. Martina talks to EAST about the love we put into our gifts and the other benefits of knitting and related crafts, whether that’s the supportive community or the meditative benefits.

To view the digital version online, go to the East website.

Click the image to view a .pdf of the article, or click here.

Giving a gift you have made, one that you’ve put intention into, one you’ve put love, caring, healing into — that’s giving a gift out of love.

Needle

A Needle Pulling Thread

Festive 2010

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Click the cover for the article and full pattern in .pdf! Also on Ravelry.

Martina is inspired by Celtic designs and in this versatile pattern (available in two sizes) she combines the Celtic influence with a 1940’s purse shape, then felts it into a sturdy bag perfect for books or crafts.