Knitting category

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 4

    Here we are in the final week of our mitten KAL for 2018. Our mittens are pretty much done except for the thumbs. This week is all about doing the tops of the thumbs and any other finishing. Make sur...
    Jan 26, 2018 1 Comment

  • Emergency Lamppost Cozy

    So, I the end of last week Saint Paul Cozy realized that there were going to be a few no-shows with lamppost cozies, so they put out a call for some emergency ones to made for drop-off on Sunday. I ha...
    Jan 24, 2018 No Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 3

    Welcome to clue 3! Here is my finished clue 2. This week we will be finishing the hand of the mittens. The hand is finished the same for both the peasant and side-gore thumb versions. Chose your own ...
    Jan 19, 2018 No Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 2

    Ok, our cuffs are hopefully done! Here are mine. Now we will be knitting the hand through the thumb divide. Well, through where the thumb stitches get set aside to work later. This is also where the ...
    Jan 12, 2018 No Comments

  • Lamppost Cozy is Done

    As some of you might remember, I have been knitting a cozy for a lamppost as part of Saint Paul Cozy. I didn’t bring it with me over the holidays because it was so big and heavy, plus the yarn ...
    Jan 08, 2018 14 Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 1

    Welcome to the first clue of the 2018 mitten KAL. This week we will be knitting the cuff of our mittens. The cuff on these mittens is worked in a ribbing with larger knit sections, this allows for the...
    Jan 05, 2018 1 Comment

  • 2017 In Review

    It’s that time of year when everyone looks back at what’s happened over the last year. Well, who am I to buck a trend? Here’s a look back at Kat’s Crafty 2017. January saw the ...
    Dec 20, 2017 3 Comments

  • Knitting for Saint Paul Cozy

    A few weeks ago a group called Saint Paul Cozy put out a call on Ravelry for Minnesota knitters and other fiber artists to create cozies for 158 lampposts in Saint Paul. Well, you know I couldn’...
    Dec 14, 2017 5 Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Size and Gauge

    As our January KAL approaches, I wanted to talk a little bit about choosing your mitten size and, every knitters favorite topic, gauge. Choosing Your Mitten Size I don’t like to use the terms sm...
    Dec 11, 2017 2 Comments

  • Wee Winter Woolens KAL: Bonus Wee Polar Bear Sweater

    Yes, this KAL was technically supposed to be over after the twelfth pattern, but I couldn’t resist sharing one more with you. A baker’s dozen is better than just twelve right?! So, here is...
    Dec 04, 2017 2 Comments