All posts from Kat

  • Road to the State Fair ’16 Progress

    I have finished the hand for the first mitten! Imagine them after a good blocking please. I needed to restart it once because the picot hem was too wide the first time, but a few stitches down sorted... May 04, 2016 - 4 Comments

  • Sneak Peek

    We’ll be starting a new Christmas Knit Along in June and I wanted to give you just a little sneak peek. More details later this month… If you are not reading this post in a feed reader or... May 02, 2016 - 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #8 Round Up

    For this challenge we asked the Iron Crafters to do something unexpected. That could come from the materials they used, the method or the theme of their project. It was really fun to see the way every... Apr 28, 2016 - No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #9 – Store It

    After our last slightly tricky challenge, let’s do something a little easier this time around. Create something in which you can store other things. We all can use a little more storage in our l... Apr 27, 2016 - No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 8 – Doctor Who Toile

    This was an interesting challenge, we were asked to make a project that contains something unexpected. I’d been wanting to play with adding things to classic toile fabric for awhile so this was ... Apr 26, 2016 - 5 Comments

  • Yarnover 2016

    I’ve been in Minneapolis for nine years and this year I finally made it to Yarnover, the MN Knitter’s Guild day-long event filled with classes and shopping. I took a class in the morning ... Apr 25, 2016 - 1 Comment

  • National Park Centennial Quilts

    Last month Matt and I took a fabulous trip to the island Hawaii. For the first part of the trip we stayed at Volcanos National Park in the historic Volcano House Lodge. What a stunning place with a br... Apr 21, 2016 - 1 Comment

  • Project: Yarn Ends Mittens

    If you have been following long at all, you know that I have been knitting a pair of mittens for the MN Knitters’ Guild Yarn Ends Challenge. The idea is to use up all those little scraps of left... Apr 19, 2016 - 5 Comments

  • Road to the State Fair 2016

    It is time for me to get working on my submissions for this year’s MN State Fair competitions. I decided to knit up the Pride and Prejudice Mittens that I designed for an Iron Craft challenge la... Apr 18, 2016 - 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #7 Round Up

    For this challenge, the Iron Crafters were directed to use dots in their projects. Who doesn’t love a good polka dot?! Click on the name above any picture to read more. NY Star Cards Ros Tawny... Apr 14, 2016 - 1 Comment