It’s just three months until the Minnesota State Fair, which means I need to get in gear if I’m going to enter something. You might remember last year I took Second Premium in the Colorwor... May 16, 2013 1 Comment
Congrats to Carol who won giveaway #2!
This week we are giving away two DIY toy books.
First is Dream Toys, a fun collection of knit dolls and toys plus accessories.
Second is The Cute Books, a guid... May 16, 2013 5 Comments
Some of you may remember earlier this year I gave away a pair of custom designed mittens, well I finally finished them!
The winner, Beth, asked me to design something with an art deco design in black... May 14, 2013 2 Comments
I recently hosted knitting lessons.
Lesson 1 is here
Lesson 2 is here
Lesson 3 is here
and finally lesson 4 here.
Some of the ladies finished their bags, felted them and brought them in. They turned o... May 10, 2013 3 Comments
The fourth and final in our series of lessons was “finishing”.
We learned the mattress stitch to close the bottom of the bag. We talked about how to square off the corners and we looked a... May 08, 2013 No Comments
This week was a packed lesson!
We learned how to put stitches back up on the needles. I brought a knit sample as a demonstration and we all passed that around as practice. This was a funny test part o... Apr 24, 2013 3 Comments
On my way through Jo-Ann the other day, I spied these little packages of yarn.
They are eight 38 yard balls. They are shown for making pompoms. But really,you could make so much more.
What about this... Apr 22, 2013 No Comments
Happy Friday! Let’s take a look at what Susi and I have been pinning lately…
(click on any picture to be taken to the orignal source)
Sci-Fi Napkins – I love to embroider and these are so... Apr 19, 2013 No Comments
Our knitting class had it’s second meeting. (You can read about our first class here.)
Everyone pulled out their bags, and they really looked GREAT. Everyone had so much enthusiasm for their new... Apr 17, 2013 5 Comments
I’m one of those people who are always cold, especially my hand and feet. Slipper and wool socks take care of my feet, but I can’t spend the whole day in mittens. That is where handwarmers... Apr 12, 2013 2 Comments