Knitting category

  • 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 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #9 – Knit Fantasy Garden

    The theme of this challenge was faux and we were to make something the looked like something it isn’t. I had seen some interesting knit gardens at a shop in Madison recently and thought it might...
    May 12, 2015 6 Comments

  • Knitting Manners

    We started Knit Club at school. Off they went into the world, with their knitting. My heart was full. The next day (the VERY next day) they each came running back in to show me their knitting. It was...
    May 07, 2015 6 Comments

  • Kat’s Mittens Kits on Craftsy

    A little bit of shameless self promotion today…I’m sure most of you are familiar with the site Craftsy where you can share projects, take classes and buy craft supplies. Well, now you can ...
    Apr 23, 2015 2 Comments

  • Introducing Knit Club!

    I launched a Knit Club at school. Holy Smokes! I tried offering knitting as an elective, but alas, Stitch Lab was so popular that the time slot could not be unseated for knitting. (Believe me, that i...
    Apr 21, 2015 4 Comments

  • Project: Dalek Mittens

    Ok, I am addicted to Doctor Who, so when the last Iron Craft challenge directed us to make something starting with the letter “D” I decided to design Dalek mittens. You can see the daleks...
    Apr 16, 2015 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #7 – Dalek Mittens

    For this challenge, we were to craft around the letter “D.” I went through lists of things starting with “D” in my head trying to come up with an idea. I was a little stumped a...
    Apr 14, 2015 5 Comments

  • Project: Lights on Broadway Mittens

    One of my biggest crafting supporters is Russ from NY Star Cards. He has been part of Iron Craft from the beginning and always cheers everyone along. He has been a fan of my mittens designs and I deci...
    Apr 07, 2015 11 Comments