A crafty rascal.
When you come up with a sly plan to make your friend think that going to the movies was his idea because you know he otherwise would not want to go, this is an example of a time when you are crafty.
A person who likes to knit, sew and do beadwork is an example of someone who would be described as crafty.
Origin of crafty
- Middle English from Old English cræftig strong, skillful from cræft skill
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English cræftig.