Needlecraft category

  • HB2 Sweater – Finished!

    I feel like I can mark something off my bucket list, I knit a sweater for myself that fits and that I will actually wear! The sleeves might be a touch long, but I like everything else about it. It is...
    Apr 25, 2017 7 Comments

  • Back to Knitting for Me

    I have finished all my secret knitting for the time being and can get back to working on some knitting for me. I’m busily trying to finish my einrum E+2 HB02 sweater. I finished the second slee...
    Apr 11, 2017 2 Comments

  • Project: Opening Day Mittens

    It’s Opening Day for baseball here in Minnesota (and a lot of the rest of the country). I’ll be heading to the game this afternoon and know from past experience that outdoor baseball in MN...
    Apr 03, 2017 6 Comments

  • Bachelor Farmer’s Afghan Room

    Last night I went to a fabulous beer pairing dinner at one of our favorite Minneapolis restaurants, The Bachelor Farmer. I’ve eaten there many times, but had never been upstairs in their private...
    Mar 27, 2017 2 Comments

  • Too Much Secret Knitting

    I know, I know, bloggers are always apologizing for being busy and not posting in awhile. My excuse isn’t that I’m too busy, it’s that I’m not allowed to talk about the project...
    Mar 24, 2017 6 Comments

  • 25 Days until Opening Day!

    It’s hard to believe that it is that close, so I better get these mittens finished. This will be my third year going to the Twins’ home opener and I have learned just how cold it can be. ...
    Mar 08, 2017 3 Comments

  • On the Needles

    I have a lot of knitting going on right now, plus some knitting planning. This is the cardigan I am knitting with the Einrum E+2 yarn and pattern I picked up in Iceland. It is a pretty easy knit, but...
    Mar 01, 2017 3 Comments

  • Project: Knit Corn Dog

    This is a continuation of my last post about yarnbombing the Minnesota State Fair. In that post I shared a pattern for Knit Prize Ribbons, this time we are making corn dogs (or pronto pups, whichever ...
    Feb 20, 2017 1 Comment

  • Project: Knit Prize Ribbons

    If you’ve followed this blog for anytime, you know how much I love the Minnesota State Fair. Well, this year I’m going to love it even more because it won’t just be the Great Minneso...
    Feb 14, 2017 4 Comments

  • Finished Under the Sea Mittens

    Last week, I gave the last clue in our Under the Sea Mitten KAL and now the finished mittens are rolling in. Here are mine. It is so fun to see everyone else’s versions, especially the color ch...
    Feb 01, 2017 3 Comments