Fun DIY Pencil Crafts!

pencil crafts crocheted animal pencil toppers

Crochet Animal Pencil Toppers Patterns from Pure Craft

Author, John Steinbeck, was an obsessive pencil user and is said to have used as many as 60 a day. His novel East of Eden took more than 300 pencils to write.

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 Popsicle Stick Desk Set from Suzys Sitcom

Fun Fact:  Johnny Carson regularly played with pencils at his Tonight Show desk. In order to avoid accidents on the set, these pencils were specially made with erasers on both ends!

pencil crafts crocheted pencil afghan pattern

Free Crocheted Pencil Afghan Pattern from Country Woman Magazine

Have you ever seen a left-handed pencil?

Well, there is such a thing! But it has nothing to do with the way it writes.  It is all about the text printed on the pencil. An ordinary pencil has text that runs from the tip to the head so you can read it when you hold it.  The left hand pencil has text that runs from the head to the tip.

More pencil craft ideas ahead!

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