I am notorious for starting sweaters and not finishing them. I have so many lingering in bags in the back of cupboards and closets. I was inspired by two other lovely women to get one finished. First,... Sep 18, 2013 4 Comments
Well, the Minnesota State Fair is over for another year and I walked away without a ribbon. You might remember I knit theses Retro Goldy Gopher mittens and entered them in the colorwork mittens catego... Sep 04, 2013 6 Comments
I know it’s only August, but this year’s issue of Better Homes and Garden Holiday Crafts is out (though really it’s not too early to be working on holiday projects).
And lookie what... Aug 19, 2013 12 Comments
Well, I finished and just under the wire again.
I’m entered in the color work mittens category and also eligible for sweepstakes prizes for projects done in wool and original designs. We’... Aug 12, 2013 3 Comments
Oh my gosh, it is less than a month to the Minnesota State Fair and of course, I’m sprinting to finish my entry. I am entering the colorwork mittens category again and once again using my own de... Jul 18, 2013 3 Comments
I was driving down near the Minnehaha Creek in Minneapolis this weekend and stumbled upon this fun piece of yarn bombing.
Turning a stop sign into a flower is such a cute idea.
They used wire to giv... Jul 08, 2013 No Comments
Look what I found on Etsy.
That makes me swoon.
This is Erica Heftmann’s site, Color Shift Yarn
Couldn’t you just go right off a high dive for THAT?!?
Or THAT! Triple flip off the 3 mete... Jun 13, 2013 1 Comment
When I was knitting up my Breton Stripe Handwarmers, I started thinking about what a great little project they were because they are so easy to custom fit and add design features to. I thought I would... Jun 11, 2013 No Comments
Can you believe it’s almost time to start this year’s advent calendar project?! What is an advent calendar project? Well, every Friday through December 1st we’ll have a tutorial to t... Jun 07, 2013 No Comments
Here’s some of the fun things Susi and I have been pinning lately. Click any of the pictures to be taken to the original link.
Light Bulb Pears – These would look so great in a bowl as a ... Jun 03, 2013 2 Comments