• Iron Craft 2016

  • January MKAL

  • Project: Rock Climbing Party Invitations

    My daughter spends a LOT of time thinking up what she would like to do for her birthday. Really a lot of time. Because her birthday is right after the holidays, we can’t afford to “wing it...
    Feb 09, 2016 No Comments

  • DAL Week 1: It’s All About the Numbers

    Welcome to our little experiment, a Design Along to create your own custom fit, color work mittens. Let’s get started! The work you do this week is the most important step towards designing pe...
    Feb 08, 2016 2 Comments

  • 20 Handmade Gifts from the Heart

    Row 1: Pop-Up Valentine, Knit Hearts, Burlap and Button Heart, Knit Heart Washcloths Row 2: Sweetheart Mittens, Potted Hearts, Faux-Frosted Candleholders, Handmade Valentines Row 3: Burlap Coffee Sle...
    Feb 04, 2016 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 2 Round Up

    This time around the Iron Crafters had their yearly Hearts and Flowers challenge. We do this around Valentine’s Day, but projects did not have to be Valentine’s themed. It’s such a f...
    Feb 03, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #3 – G is for…

    This year we are going to continue the alphabet challenges we started two years ago. We are up to the letter G. The G can be from the skill like gilding or glittering, the material like gingham, glas...
    Feb 03, 2016 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #2 – Too Hot Coffee Sleeve

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something that featured with hearts or flowers. I came up with a cheeky little knit coffee sleeve inspired by conversation hearts. This is a fun qu...
    Feb 02, 2016 3 Comments

  • Finished Winter Snows Mittens

    The last clue in our Winter Snows Mittens MKAL was released last Monday and the finished mittens are rolling in. I can’t tell you how fun it is to see all these different versions of my pattern ...
    Feb 01, 2016 4 Comments

  • Mitten Design Along

    Since July of last year I’ve had fun hosting the Mitten Garland Advent Calendar Knit Along followed by the Winter Snows Mittens Mystery Knit Along. People have been asking me what’s next s...
    Jan 29, 2016 3 Comments

  • Project: Birdwatching Mittens

    I’m doing my third year of Project 365 (taking and sharing one picture a day everyday) with a fabulous group of people on Facebook. Not only have I met a great group of people all over the worl...
    Jan 28, 2016 2 Comments

  • Project: American Girl Doll Mermaid Tail Snugglie

    My daughter got an American Girl Doll (equivalent) for her birthday. She is LOVING it. One of the most popular things in our house (and, on the blog) is her mermaid tail snugglie. So I thought I shou...
    Jan 26, 2016 No Comments