Earlier this week, we announced our up-coming 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland Knit Along which is starting in June. Between now and then, I will be writing a series of posts on different topics to... May 19, 2016 No Comments
I had so much fun hosting last year’s Mitten Garland Advent Calendar KAL, I couldn’t resist coming up with a new mini mitten knit along for this Christmas. This year will will be making tw... May 16, 2016 272 Comments
I have finished the hand for the first mitten! Imagine them after a good blocking please.
I needed to restart it once because the picot hem was too wide the first time, but a few stitches down sorted... May 04, 2016 6 Comments
We’ll be starting a new Christmas Knit Along in June and I wanted to give you just a little sneak peek.
More details later this month…
If you are not reading this post in a feed reader or... May 02, 2016 4 Comments
I’ve been in Minneapolis for nine years and this year I finally made it to Yarnover, the MN Knitter’s Guild day-long event filled with classes and shopping.
I took a class in the morning ... Apr 25, 2016 1 Comment
If you have been following long at all, you know that I have been knitting a pair of mittens for the MN Knitters’ Guild Yarn Ends Challenge. The idea is to use up all those little scraps of left... Apr 19, 2016 5 Comments
It is time for me to get working on my submissions for this year’s MN State Fair competitions. I decided to knit up the Pride and Prejudice Mittens that I designed for an Iron Craft challenge la... Apr 18, 2016 1 Comment
Don’t you love it when you continue to learn and grow in your craft. I fully admit that I always have more I can learn about knitting. Yarn or color dominance was one of those things I’d ... Apr 07, 2016 6 Comments
For this Iron Craft challenge we were to create something inspired by the town we lived in (or one we lived in the past). I currently live in Minneapolis, but when I first moved to the Twin Cities I l... Mar 29, 2016 4 Comments
Recently, I’ve been wishing for mitten blockers. Usually, I just put my mittens between towels to block them, but it really doesn’t shape them as forcefully as I’d like. There are bl... Mar 22, 2016 2 Comments