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FaveCrafts Most Popular Craft Projects: April 2011

By: Karisa Tell, Editor for

Check out this list of the most popular craft projects on FaveCrafts, AllFreeCrochet, AllFreeKnitting, and AllFreeSewing for April 2011. Revisit your faves and discover new projects to make!

We've got more of your favorite projects (and some you may not have seen yet) on the blog!

FaveCrafts Most Popular Craft
Projects: April 2011
Table of Contents


Craft Projects

Here are your favorite craft projects from April and a few bonus projects to make, hand selected based on your interests.

  1. Unique Tampon Angel: Some people think this is great, others think it is gross and ridiculous. This Christmas season go ahead and try something new--create a tampon angel. Don't throw out expired tampons; be creative with them.

    Tampon Angel

    If you like this project, check out more controversial craft projects:

    Cleavage Be Gone       Doggy Style Dress
    Cleavage Be Gone & Doggy Style Dress
  2.  Dollar Store Easter Bunny: Makeover a dollar store ceramic bunny with pink paint and glitter. This pretty pink bunny is perfect as an Easter bunny for spring decorating.

    Dollar Store Easter Bunny

    If you like this project, check out more dollar store crafts:

    Dollar Chandelier       Dollar Petal Skirt
    Dollar Chandelier & Dollar Store Petal Skirt
  3. The Coziest Crocheted Baby Blanket Ever: Make a cozy crocheted baby blanket for your newborn. Easy crochet patterns like this one are so fun to make. Choose a lighter color yarn or a neutral to match baby's room.

    Cozy Baby Blanket

    If you like this project, check out our other crochet baby blankets:

    Colorful Baby Blanket       Beautiful Baby Blanket
    Colorful Baby Blanket & Beautiful Baby Blanket

Free Knitting Patterns

We rounded up your favorite knitting patterns from and added in some extras from FaveCrafts. Enjoy!

  1. Grandma's Simple Knit Slippers: There are few things in life that feel as cozy as a pair of knit slippers. If you've never knit slippers before, Grandma's Simple Knit Slippers is a great pattern to start with. Knit mostly with the garter stitch, these slippers will knit up quickly and are great for using up scraps of yarn.

    Grandma's Knit Slippers

    If you like this project, check out more knit slipper patterns:

    Easy Knit Slippers       Made to Fit Knit Slippers
    Easy Knit Slippers & Made to Fit Knit Slippers
  2. Ribbing and Lace Chemo Cap: If you enjoy knitting for charity, this Ribbing and Lace Chemo Cap is a great project to knit and donate. Lacy and feminine, these caps are perfect for donating during the spring. Create your own using vibrant colors that reflect the new life that results from the warmer season.

    Chemo Cap

    If you like this project, check out more hat patterns:

    Chemo Cap       Isis Knit Hat
    Crochet Chemo Cap & Isis Knit Hat
  3. Leafy Washcloth: Move past the traditional, square-shaped washcloth and give this fun Leafy Washcloth a whirl. Not only is this project a great excuse to start cleaning out your stash (spring cleaning, anyone?), but it also makes an easy gift for a friend. Depending on the weight of yarn used, you can create various sizes of these washcloths for use in the bathroom or kitchen.

    Leafy Washcloth

    If you like this project, check out more knit cloth patterns:

    Doily Dishcloth       Flamingo Dishcloth
    Doily Style Dishcloth & Pink Flamingo Dishcloth

Free Crochet Patterns

Grab your hooks and start crocheting! Here are your favorite patterns from, plus more from FaveCrafts that we know you'll love.

  1. Spiral Crochet Afghan: The fresh lilac color of this yarn really brings a smile to your face. This is an easy crochet afghan pattern that calls for a size H crochet hook. Anyone is able to crochet this great pattern.

    Spiral Crochet Afghan

    If you like this project, check out more interesting afghan patterns:

    Spiral Afghan       Afghan Circles in Rectangles
    Spiral Afghan & Afghan Circles in Rectangles 

  2. Crochet Beaded Bracelet: Create your own DIY jewelry with this crochet beaded bracelet. Make yourself your own fashion line with this free crochet pattern and be the envy of all your friends. Beads and buttons are the new crochet style.

    Crochet Beaded bracelet

    If you like this project, check out more crochet jewelry:

    Crochet Ring       Crochet bangle Bracelet
    Crochet Ring Pattern & Crochet Bangle Bracelet

Free Sewing Patterns

Here are the top 3 most popular sewing patterns from To find more sewing patterns on FaveCrafts, read on...

  1. Casserole and Pie Carrier: The Casserole and Pie Carrier is the perfect tote along for holidays and events. If you're showing up somewhere with a homemade dish, you'll want to keep it warm and ready to eat. With this free casserole carrier pattern you can make one!

    Casserole and Pie Carrier

    If you like this project, check out more sewing patterns for totes and carriers:

    Changing Pad       Burlap Container
    Baby Changing Pad Combo & Burlap Bag Container
  2. Hand Sanitizer Holder: Keep your hands clean easily with the Hand Sanitizer Holder. You can attach it to your purse or diaper bag or you can hang it in the kitchen or bathroom. This free easy sewing pattern also makes for a great gift, especially for teachers.
    Hand Sanitizer Holder

    If you like this project, check out more small sewing projects:

    Camera Strap Cover       Binkie Bag
    Camera Strap Cover & Binkie Bag
  3. Mama's Got a New Dress: With this free sewing project, you'll learn how to take an old T-shirt and a mere yard of fabric and turn it into a trendy new dress. With projects like this, you'll soon know how to make your own clothes!

    Mama's Got a New Dress

    If you like this project, check out more dress sewing patterns:

    20 Minute Ruffle Dress       Cute Dress from Man's Shirt
    20 Minute Ruffle Dress & Cute Dress from Men's Shirt





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