Needlecraft category

  • 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 6 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 7 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 6 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

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #2 – Make a Circuit with Me Mittens (almost)

    This Iron Craft challenge was to make something for someone we love. I had come up with an idea, but then found out my mom was having open heart surgery in the middle of the challenge period. I knew t...
    Feb 03, 2015 8 Comments

  • Project: Austria Mittens

    I finished my Austria Mittens just in time for the end of NaKniMitMo2015! I call these my Austria Mittens, because I bought the beautiful hand painted yarn (Wollgarnspinnerei Ferner Lace handgefärbt)...
    Jan 28, 2015 11 Comments

  • Project: Recycled Sweater Hearts

    I like to do a little decorating for Valentine’s Day around my house. I don’t go over the top with it, mainly a few red touches here and there. Valentine’s Day is still mid-winter he...
    Jan 27, 2015 6 Comments

  • Project: Union Jack Apron

    I had the opportunity to make a present for a friend. He is an experienced cook and did not have an apron last time we saw him. He is English and his wife is American (like us), so I had the idea to m...
    Jan 22, 2015 1 Comment

  • Costume Season

    It is “costume season” again! This would be the “season” right before the dance competitions begin. The school pics a theme or a show that they are going to do and then the dan...
    Jan 19, 2015 No Comments