Needlecraft category

  • Project: Your Own Personal (Knit) Minion

    Minions are everywhere these days thanks to their new movie. So, I thought it might be a good time to remind you of our pattern to whip up your own personal minion. This guy is a pretty quick little k...
    Jun 30, 2015 2 Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten #3

    Everybody ready for mitten #3?! Download the Advent Calendar Mitten 3 Chart. Do not be scared by this week’s mitten, it looks trickier than it is. You are still only knitting two colors per r...
    Jun 29, 2015 2 Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten #2

    I’m thrilled so many people have decided to knit along on this project. It’s fun to see everyone’s color choices and the finished mittens starting to roll in the Ravelry group. I wan...
    Jun 22, 2015 No Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 1

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. And off we go with...
    Jun 19, 2015 1 Comment

  • Mitten Advent Calendar – More Info

    I’m so excited that people are interested in knitting along on my Mitten Garland Advent Calendar! Even Susi is going to give it a go as she spends the summer jetting off to Minnesota, Chicago an...
    Jun 18, 2015 4 Comments

  • Project: Wonder Woman Cape (Swim Edition)

    I have made a Wonder Woman costume before, but this time I wanted to make a cape out of terry. That way, the cape would be big and dramatic, sure, but also, it would be warm and practical. Even the ti...
    Jun 17, 2015 No Comments

  • State Fair Mittens 2015 – We have a thumb…

    Just a little update on how the State Fair Mittens are coming along. One mitten is done! Well, I still have to weave in ends, of course. I really wanted to pattern match the thumb to the body of the ...
    Jun 16, 2015 5 Comments

  • Mitten Garland Advent Calendar – Mitten #1

    Because doing Iron Craft and the Advent Calendar Project isn’t enough, I’ve decided to start knitting and designing a Mitten Garland Advent Calendar. I’m sure you have seen some of t...
    Jun 15, 2015 12 Comments

  • T-shirt Makeover Inspirations

    I have collected fabric, and even some t-shirts to refashion. But I need to move from stash to suitcase. I thought that perhaps some of you might be stuck too. The trick is, these would be easy enoug...
    Jun 11, 2015 1 Comment

  • State Fair Mittens ’15 – Designing and Knittng

    Time for an update on my State Fair mittens. Last time, I looked at mittens that had won blue ribbons in the past and tried to find trends. What I came up with was the judges like Scandinavian design...
    Jun 03, 2015 12 Comments