Needlecraft category

  • Faribault Woolen Mills and Planning for a New Bag

    A week ago the weather was beautiful, so my husband and I decided to take a drive. We ended up at a place I’ve been wanting to visit for awhile, the Faribault Woolen Mills. Faribault Mills have...
    Mar 24, 2015 No Comments

  • Thirteen Crafty Easter Projects

    1. Peep Bath Buddy 2. Burlap Bunny Ear Napkin Ring 3. “Antique” Silver Bunny 4. Knit Bunny Hat 5. Knit Bunny Peep 6. Knit Chocolate Bunny 7. “Antique” Silver Eggs 8. Knit Duck...
    Mar 12, 2015 2 Comments

  • Sewing Silence

    I was steaming toward the end of my commissioned costume (which I am excited to unveil here soon) when suddenly, my machine made a HORRIBLE noise. If it was my car, I would have had to pull over to th...
    Mar 11, 2015 5 Comments

  • Project: Black & White & Red All Over Mittens

    I never know what is going to inspire my next knitting pattern. For this one it was a color palette. I wanted to do a smaller all over pattern in black and white. When I started drawing it out I reali...
    Mar 10, 2015 8 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #4 – Burlap Bunny Ear Napkin Rings

    For this Iron Craft challenge we are dreaming of spring. I didn’t plan on doing an Easter project, but I was inspired to make some cute little napkin rings for Easter. These napkin rings were r...
    Mar 03, 2015 4 Comments

  • Finish It or Frog It: Dawn Cardigan

    Ok, let’s dive into my stash of UFO’s. First up is the Dawn Cardigan which I started in October of 2012. It is all done except for the neckband and has been living in a knitting bag in a d...
    Feb 26, 2015 11 Comments

  • Mermaid Fleece Snuggler Update

    The girls in the Stitch Lab saw the Mermaid Fleece Snuggler that I made for my daughter and they went WILD. It turns out that this is a great project for 10 year olds! Here are some of the outstandin...
    Feb 25, 2015 8 Comments

  • Project: Striped Linen Stitch Cowl

    I am kind of addicted to the linen stitch done in different colors right now. The stitch itself makes a beautiful flat fabric that looks like it has been woven. When worked in different colors every r...
    Feb 24, 2015 10 Comments

  • Fingerless Mitts

    Sometimes you are chugging away when life comes in and takes you in a direction that you were not expecting. That is where we went over the last 3 weeks. I am just starting to see the light at the e...
    Feb 12, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Bulky Arm Knit Cowl

    As a knitter/crafter do you sometimes get calls from friends and relatives that go like this? “Hello.” “Hi, can you make me…..?” I certainly do. The latest was from my si...
    Feb 10, 2015 No Comments