I have been teaching sewing at the middle school. I feel like every lesson they learn is a valid adult lesson too. So I will try to share some of those lessons here too.
In order to be successful wit... May 03, 2016 2 Comments
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
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
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
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
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
Don’t you love it when you continue to learn and grow in your craft. I fully admit that I always have more I can learn about knitting. Yarn or color dominance was one of those things I’d ... Apr 07, 2016 5 Comments
I am offering a Cosplay/Costume sewing class at the middle school. When I started talking about it, I realized that I did not know ANY of the characters that the girls wanted to make. One girl said sh... Apr 05, 2016 No Comments
For this Iron Craft challenge we were to create something inspired by the town we lived in (or one we lived in the past). I currently live in Minneapolis, but when I first moved to the Twin Cities I l... Mar 29, 2016 4 Comments
Recently, I’ve been wishing for mitten blockers. Usually, I just put my mittens between towels to block them, but it really doesn’t shape them as forcefully as I’d like. There are bl... Mar 22, 2016 2 Comments