Knitting category

  • 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 9 Comments

  • State Fair Mittens ’15 – Planning

    The Minnesota State Fair is only four and a half months away, time for me to start designing my mittens for this year’s entry. As some of you may know, in 2012 I took second place, but have not ...
    Apr 02, 2015 5 Comments

  • Finish or Frog It: Three Button Sweater

    (Finish or Frog It is a series we are doing this year to address “stash” and “completion” issues in our homes. We invite you to join us. ) Here we are. I am tested just by look...
    Mar 30, 2015 3 Comments

  • Thirteen Crafty Easter Projects

    1. Peep Bath Buddy 2. Burlap Bunny Ear Napkin Ring 3. “Antique” Silver Bunny 4. Knit Bunny Hat 5. Knit Bunny Peep 6. Knit Chocolate Bunny 7. “Antique” Silver Eggs 8. Knit Duck...
    Mar 12, 2015 2 Comments

  • Project: Black & White & Red All Over Mittens

    I never know what is going to inspire my next knitting pattern. For this one it was a color palette. I wanted to do a smaller all over pattern in black and white. When I started drawing it out I reali...
    Mar 10, 2015 8 Comments

  • Finish It or Frog It: Dawn Cardigan

    Ok, let’s dive into my stash of UFO’s. First up is the Dawn Cardigan which I started in October of 2012. It is all done except for the neckband and has been living in a knitting bag in a d...
    Feb 26, 2015 11 Comments