Knitting category

  • Projects in the Works

    The problem with running a craft blog is if you are doing bigger projects without any small projects in between, you don’t always have much to share. It just reminds me I need to show you guys m...
    Apr 24, 2014 4 Comments

  • Passing It On

    My eight-year old nephew has been asking and asking me to teach him to knit. Since he was visiting for Easter, I picked up some needles and yarn incase he asked again. Well, wouldn’t you know, &...
    Apr 21, 2014 6 Comments

  • Project: April Showers Mittens

    Finally, the April mittens are done! (I got a little sidetracked by the Hello Sailor Handwarmers). Of course, for April I went with an April showers theme. This mitten is knit in a heathered blue tha...
    Apr 17, 2014 6 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 7 – Hello Sailor Handwarmers

    For this Iron Craft Challenge, we were asked to create something based on one of four big Spring crafting trends, floral, nautical, geometric and radiant orchid. I decided to go with the nautical tren...
    Apr 08, 2014 5 Comments

  • 14 DIY Project for Easter

    Easter is right around the corner! I’m hosting this year, so that has me thinking about all sorts of DIY projects for the table and around the house. Here’s a few we’ve done in years...
    Mar 17, 2014 No Comments

  • Jarvis the Cross-Eyed Cat and His Hogwarts Uniform

    My friend Daria has always been crazy about animals, donating a lot of her time to working with various shelters in the Bay Area. Through the years she has fostered many animals and some have become h...
    Mar 13, 2014 2 Comments

  • Three Button Sweater Progress

    I am knitting a sweater for my daughter. It will be a replacement for her favorite sweater right now. I feel like I am in a race against time, so see if I can finish it before she is too big to wear ...
    Mar 06, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project: March Newgrange Mittens

    I’m feeling pretty proud that I am on track to meet my goal of designing and knitting a pair of mittens every month this year. Today, I present to you the March Newgrange Mittens. I wanted to d...
    Mar 04, 2014 10 Comments

  • Projects for National Pig Day

    I have a soft spot for pigs. (And quite a collection of them around my house.) This Saturday, Match 1st, is National Pig Day, so why not craft up a pig or two… Stitch up a pig apron with this pi...
    Feb 28, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #3 – Knit Matryoshka Doll

    For the current Iron Craft challenge, we were directed to create something inspired by the Olympics, but not necessarily Olympic themed. I took my inspiration from the host country Russia and knit up ...
    Feb 11, 2014 5 Comments