Knitting category

  • 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 8 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 2 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

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 12

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) I often see patterns out there to make crocheted scalloped Christma...
    Sep 05, 2014 4 Comments

  • National Dog Day

    It’s National Dog Day. What a good day to start a pair of dog themed mittens! Elle’s Corgi Mittens spotlight your favorite breed, plus we have charts for Dachshund, Beagle, Yorkie, Lab an...
    Aug 26, 2014 No Comments

  • State Fair Results

    Well, I didn’t take a ribbon in at the State Fair this year. I was a little disappointed as I thought I had a good chance this year. As a reminder, here are the mittens I entered. (Get the free...
    Aug 25, 2014 10 Comments

  • Project: Dog Days Mittens

    This is a fun little pair of mittens inspired by August’s dog days of summer. The back of the mittens features different dogs along with hydrants, bones and paw prints while the palm is covered...
    Aug 19, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 9

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week we are knitting up a little snowy owl ornament. This lit...
    Aug 15, 2014 4 Comments

  • Getting Ready for the Fair

    It’s creeping up on State Fair time here in Minnesota. Once again I will be entering a pair of mittens in the colorwork mitten category. The difference is this year I am not knitting like crazy ...
    Jul 28, 2014 9 Comments

  • Project: Sunset Stripes Mittens

    As some of you might know, I’ve been designing and knitting a pair of mittens each month this year. To date, they have all been mittens stranded or intarsia colorwork. This month I decided to gi...
    Jul 22, 2014 9 Comments