I'd like to start doing some creative hands-on arts and crafts projects, but I'm pretty clueless and no good with my hands. What are some good, easy ideas for a beginner on a budget with too many popsicle sticks? List of "But"s inside! [more inside]
My wife's grandmother is an amazingly talented seamstress who also crochets. She recently put out an all points bulletin request for projects, what do I need to know before I request a crocheted throw made out a material that might be outside her comfort zone and/or budget? [more inside]
CrochetFilter: Please help me think of a few crochet projects I can give as Christmas gifts. [more inside]
What kind of yarn is durable enough to use as a bicycle lock cozy? [more inside]
What's a great book or website for teaching yourself to crochet? [more inside]
Where do I buy aluminum or bamboo Tunisian (afghan) crochet hooks in Los Angeles? Alternatively, is there a reputable online source for them? I'm looking for something in the smaller sizes-- it's for a scarf, so no size-Q monster hooks. I've seen plastic ones here and there, but I'm tough on plastic hooks and would prefer to avoid them. Thanks!
Can a novice in Boston turn casual crafting into a social outlet? [more inside]
Does anyone remember an infomercial from the late 80s/early 90s that advertised a product that you could easily crochet "granny" squares? I think the squares actually popped off this thing and then you could sew them together. I can't remember the name of the product!
How much should I charge for a baby blanket I crocheted for an acquaintance? [more inside]
No more scarves or hats! Looking for non-hippydippy crochet or knitting projects. [more inside]