Knitting category

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #23 – Knit Basket Weave Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge, we were to make something for the theme of cozy. In my mind, nothing is cozier than a big bulky knit. I’ve been seeing all these lovely, textural knit throw pillow...
    Nov 19, 2014 4 Comments

  • 13 DIY Throw Pillows

    Do you change up the look of your rooms for the different seasons? I don’t do anything drastic, but I do like to switch things up on the mantle and change out the throw pillows. I really like to...
    Nov 17, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Orla Mittens

    This month’s mittens are inspired by one of my favorite designers, Orla Kiely. I have items with her designs all over my house from my computer bag to the guest room towels. I wanted to make a p...
    Nov 11, 2014 17 Comments

  • Hungry Hungry Caterpillar Knit Graffiti

    I spotted this yarn bombed bicycle rack in South Minneapolis this weekend. I have no idea who made it, but bravo! It’s perfect for our wavy bike racks. If you are not reading this post in a fee...
    Nov 03, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #21 – Knit Spider Lady Wristwarmers

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something for Halloween or Day of the Dead. I was stumped which was odd because I love making things for Halloween. At the last minute I came up wit...
    Oct 21, 2014 1 Comment

  • Proud Knitter

    Is this the look of a knitter proud of his first finished project or what?! This is my 9-year old nephew Chase showing off his three-color neckwarmer. Chase asked me to teach him to knit back at East...
    Oct 20, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Winchester Plaid, Anti-Possession Mittens

    Ok, I admit it, I’m addicted to the tv show Supernatural. It’s my guilty pleasure (ok, maybe I don’t feel too guilty about it). So, when I started thinking about an inspiration for m...
    Oct 14, 2014 7 Comments

  • Project: Falling Leaves Mittens

    Our mittens for September are inspired by the colors of the fall leaves,  greens, golds, reds, and even purples. I used self-striping yarn in fall colors to make the colors of the leaves blend from ...
    Sep 17, 2014 15 Comments

  • 18 Decorating and Party Ideas for Halloween

    Based on what everyone is pinning these days, it seems like September has put people in a Halloween state of mind. Well, it does pay to start those crafting project early, so here are eighteen project...
    Sep 16, 2014 4 Comments

  • Knit Scalloped Tree – A Bigger Version

    A couple Fridays ago I shared with you my pattern to make a knit scalloped tree ornament. I mentioned that it could also be done on a bigger scale as a tabletop ornament. Since then, I have knit up a ...
    Sep 15, 2014 3 Comments