Last night I finished up the thumbs and wove in all the ends, so these mittens are officially down. They may still get a little blocking, but they look pretty good without it.
You can get the free pa... Jan 10, 2014 5 Comments
As everyone know by now, it’s cold in the US. It’s cold everywhere, but it’s really cold here in Minnesota. All I want to do is sit under a blanket in front of the fire and knit with... Jan 08, 2014 12 Comments
As I mentioned on Friday, I have challenged myself to design and (hopefully) knit a pair of mittens for each month of 2014. I have been furiously working away at the January mittens (while re-watching... Jan 06, 2014 5 Comments
I love to knit and design mittens. You may ask why. Well, I live in Minnesota and it is cold a lot of the year here, so mittens are something I will wear. Mittens are a relatively quick, satisfying kn... Jan 03, 2014 3 Comments
January is National Knit Mitten Month which makes it the perfect time to cast on one of our free patterns!
1. Those Zig-Zag Mittens 2. Flying Pig Mittens 3. Men’s Go Team Mittens 4. Art Deco Mi... Jan 02, 2014 No Comments
It’s that time of year when we look back to see what projects were our readers’ favorites over the last year (based on the number of views). Some are new this year and some are favorites... Dec 30, 2013 No Comments
We made it, twenty-four ornaments in twenty-four weeks just in time for December 1st. I hope you enjoyed our trip around the world this year and all the little tidbits about Christmas customs in diffe... Nov 29, 2013 2 Comments
We love creating things to decorate our homes over the holidays. It gives such a personal touch.
1. Potted Button Trees 2. Appliqué Reindeer Pillow 3. Square Dowel Wreath 4. Ornament Coasters
5. Ro... Nov 27, 2013 No Comments
There is nothing more charming on a Christmas tree than a handmade ornament. They also make great additions to your Christmas wrapping. Here’s a selection of ornaments we’ve showed you how... Nov 25, 2013 No Comments
(For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament. Each one will be traditional to or inspired by a different country)
For our final advent calendar ornament of ... Nov 22, 2013 4 Comments