Knitting category

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 10 – Knit Beach Finds

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were to be inspired by the letter “B”. My first thought was to go with beads, but they just wasn’t inspiring me. Then I thought of the beach and an i...
    May 20, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: May Flowers Mittens

    Another month and another pair of mittens designed and knit! Last month, I did the April Showers Mittens which of course led to this month’s May Flower Mittens. I’ve had the idea for thes...
    May 08, 2014 7 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #9 – May Flowers Mittens

    For this Iron Craft challenge, we were asked to create something inspired by a piece of art. My inspiration was Andy Warhol’s Flowers. I knew I was pushing it, but I planned to make a pair of m...
    May 06, 2014 2 Comments

  • Diagonal Scarf

    I have been working on  this  Multi Directional Diagonal Scarf.   It is a free pattern, published by Karen Baumer. On Ravelry you can see 4292 examples. I LOVE this feature on Ravelry! You get to ...
    Apr 28, 2014 No Comments

  • Projects in the Works

    The problem with running a craft blog is if you are doing bigger projects without any small projects in between, you don’t always have much to share. It just reminds me I need to show you guys m...
    Apr 24, 2014 6 Comments

  • Passing It On

    My eight-year old nephew has been asking and asking me to teach him to knit. Since he was visiting for Easter, I picked up some needles and yarn incase he asked again. Well, wouldn’t you know, &...
    Apr 21, 2014 6 Comments

  • Project: April Showers Mittens

    Finally, the April mittens are done! (I got a little sidetracked by the Hello Sailor Handwarmers). Of course, for April I went with an April showers theme. This mitten is knit in a heathered blue tha...
    Apr 17, 2014 6 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 7 – Hello Sailor Handwarmers

    For this Iron Craft Challenge, we were asked to create something based on one of four big Spring crafting trends, floral, nautical, geometric and radiant orchid. I decided to go with the nautical tren...
    Apr 08, 2014 5 Comments

  • 14 DIY Project for Easter

    Easter is right around the corner! I’m hosting this year, so that has me thinking about all sorts of DIY projects for the table and around the house. Here’s a few we’ve done in years...
    Mar 17, 2014 No Comments

  • Jarvis the Cross-Eyed Cat and His Hogwarts Uniform

    My friend Daria has always been crazy about animals, donating a lot of her time to working with various shelters in the Bay Area. Through the years she has fostered many animals and some have become h...
    Mar 13, 2014 2 Comments