Needlecraft category

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #2 – Too Hot Coffee Sleeve

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something that featured with hearts or flowers. I came up with a cheeky little knit coffee sleeve inspired by conversation hearts. This is a fun qu...
    Feb 02, 2016 3 Comments

  • Mitten Design Along

    Since July of last year I’ve had fun hosting the Mitten Garland Advent Calendar Knit Along followed by the Winter Snows Mittens Mystery Knit Along. People have been asking me what’s next s...
    Jan 29, 2016 3 Comments

  • Project: Birdwatching Mittens

    I’m doing my third year of Project 365 (taking and sharing one picture a day everyday) with a fabulous group of people on Facebook. Not only have I met a great group of people all over the worl...
    Jan 28, 2016 2 Comments

  • Project: American Girl Doll Mermaid Tail Snugglie

    My daughter got an American Girl Doll (equivalent) for her birthday. She is LOVING it. One of the most popular things in our house (and, on the blog) is her mermaid tail snugglie. So I thought I shou...
    Jan 26, 2016 No Comments

  • Winter Snows MKAL – Clue 4

    We’ve made it to the last week of January and the last clue for our mittens. Here are my mittens so far, they really need a good blocking! This week, we’ll be knitting our thumbs and fini...
    Jan 25, 2016 4 Comments

  • Winter Snows Mittens MKAL – Clue 3

    I can’t tell you what fun it has been to watch everyones mittens come along on Ravelry. I’m loving all the different color choices! We have a lot to talk about this week so let’s ge...
    Jan 18, 2016 7 Comments

  • Project: Stadium Seat/Blanket

    Many years ago when Matt and I opened an account at a local bank they gave us a stadium seat/blanket combo as a gift. Basically what it is, is a blanket that can be folded into a square and zippered s...
    Jan 15, 2016 No Comments

  • Staying Warm and Staying Busy

    Winter has finally arrived with a vengeance here in Minneapolis, we are talking -26F vengeance. For me, there could be no better excuse to stay in crafting, especially in front of a fire. I don’...
    Jan 13, 2016 10 Comments

  • Winter Snows Mittens MKAL – Clue 2

    It has been wonderful to see all the picture of everyone’s cuffs on the Ravelry group. All the different color palette make me want to knit another pair. Anyway, here is how my very sedate color...
    Jan 11, 2016 4 Comments

  • 32 Mitten and Wristwarmer Patterns to Knit

    January is National Knit Mitten Month. We are celebrating with a Winter Snows Mystery Knit Along that started on Monday. If knit alongs aren’t your thing, we have 32 free patterns for mittens an...
    Jan 08, 2016 4 Comments