Knitting category

  • 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

  • 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