Needlecraft category

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #19 – Plaid Christmas Tree Skirt

    For this challenge we were asked to use one or more of this year’s fall fashion trends in our project. I wasn’t sure what I was going to do and then realized we needed a another Christmas ...
    Sep 27, 2016 6 Comments

  • 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland: Mitten 8

    Well, we’ve reached the point where I can no long fit the total number of objects on the mitten. I tried lots of ways, but it was like little stick figures! So, we have one maid standing in for ...
    Sep 19, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #18 – Souvenir Hat

    This Iron Craft challenge was the much needed Finish Challenge. I knew exactly what project I wanted to finish. You may remember the hat I was knitting for the Iron Craft “H” challenge. I...
    Sep 13, 2016 No Comments

  • 12 Days of Christmas Halfway Point

    We have just past the halfway point on our 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland KAL and I thought it would be fun to share pictures of the sets from the folks knitting along on Ravelry. It is so inspir...
    Sep 08, 2016 No Comments

  • Costume Season

    Ah, dear readers, summer is now over. School has begun and with that, the Stitch Lab is OPEN!!!! NOTHING could be finer than a brand new trimester of eager new sewers. My loyal band of seasoned Lab ve...
    Sep 06, 2016 4 Comments

  • 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland KAL: Mitten 7

    We are moving right along on our garland and the touch of fall in the air here in Minneapolis certainly makes them feel a little more season appropriate. Really we could be just two months away from o...
    Sep 05, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 17 – Tiny, Knit Retro Swimsuit

    For this Iron Craft challenge the Iron Crafters could pick any category from the Minnesota State Fair competition book and make a project that fit it. I picked Lot 739 Doll clothes, set (mounted on ca...
    Aug 30, 2016 4 Comments

  • State Fair Results 2016

    Yesterday was the first day of the Minnesota State Fair so the results are in for all the creative activities competitions. I entered two knitting projects this year and both of them get a ribbon! My...
    Aug 26, 2016 6 Comments

  • 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland KAL: Mitten 6

    Mitten number six! We are halfway through our knit along with this one. Hope everyone is keeping up. Here are your Six Geese A-Laying. Download the 12 Days Mitten Chart 6 I have to say, I’m rea...
    Aug 22, 2016 2 Comments

  • 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland KAL: Mitten 5

    Happy Monday! I hope everyone is done with their calling birds, because here is your five golden rings. (Ok, mine are black, but you get the idea.) Download the 12 Days Mittens Chart 5 I hope you all...
    Aug 08, 2016 4 Comments