Knitting 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Project: Blue Bell Knit Hat

    Here is the ultimate beginner knit hat. It was road tested by the lovely new knitters in Knit Club. Blue Bell Knit Hat Abbreviations: K2tog = knit two together K = knit Supplies: Hometown USA Lion Br...
    May 21, 2015 No Comments

  • 17 Projects for Summer

    This weekend is the unofficial first weekend of Summer here in the States, so we thought it was a perfect time to remind you of some of the great summery projects in our archives. 1. Leave the Sand a...
    May 20, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Knit Fantasy Garden

    As promised, here is the tutorial and patterns for the fantasy garden I made for the Iron Craft “faux” challenge. This was such a fun project and I am thrilled by how it came out. I can s...
    May 14, 2015 3 Comments