Needlecraft category

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #12 – Kittyville Hat

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something either for an animal, featuring an animal or using animal type materials. I had planned on doing an embroidery project, but they remembere...
    Jun 21, 2016 2 Comments

  • Drawstring Project Bags Revisited

    A few Iron Craft challenges back I made myself a drawstring project bag. Ever since I’ve been wanting to make more, so all my projects in the works can be neatly in bags instead of piled on the ...
    Jun 16, 2016 No Comments

  • Project: Cactus Pillow

    I have had my eye on cactus lately. So, I thought it would be fun to get the stitch lab to do some too. I wanted to make one that was fun for them. Here is the pattern so you can make one too. Projec...
    Jun 15, 2016 No Comments

  • 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland KAL: Mitten 1

    It’s finally here, the start of the 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland Knit Along! Most of you have seen our Partridge in a Pear Tree in the sneak peek, now you get to start knitting it. I will...
    Jun 13, 2016 8 Comments

  • 12 Days KAL: Blocking

    This is the last in our series to get you ready for our 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Knit Along that starts next Monday! Today we are going to talk about blocking. Blocking is a wonderful thing and can...
    Jun 10, 2016 2 Comments

  • 12 Days KAL: French Knots, Beads and Duplicate Stitch

    This is the sixth post in our series to get you ready for the 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland Knit Along. All of the mittens have a leaf and berry motif at the cuff. Today we are going to discuss ...
    Jun 08, 2016 No Comments

  • 12 Days KAL: Stranded Color Work

    This is the fifth in our series to help get you ready for the 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland Knit Along. Today we will be talking about stranded color work. I have to be upfront with you guys, th...
    Jun 06, 2016 No Comments

  • 12 Days KAL: Knitting in the Round

    This is the fourth in our series to help get you ready for the 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland Knit Along. Today we are going to talk about knitting in the round. I love knitting in the round, no ...
    Jun 03, 2016 2 Comments

  • 12 Days KAL: Reading a Color Work Chart

    This is the third in our series of posts to help you get ready for our 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland Knit Along. Today we are going to talk about reading a color work chart since a few people ha...
    Jun 02, 2016 2 Comments

  • 12 Days KAL: Increases, Decreases and Kitchener Stitch

    This is the second in our series to get you ready to start the Twelve Days of Christmas Mitten Garland. A few people have mentioned they’d never worked some of the increases, decreases or Kitche...
    May 31, 2016 5 Comments