Knitting category

  • Advent Calendar Project ’13 – Week 19

    (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) This week we are headed to the Czech Repub...
    Oct 18, 2013 No Comments

  • Project: Knit Ombré Handwarmers

    I wanted a simple, little project that I could do sort of mindlessly while watching tv and these handwarmers were just the ticket. They come together in just a couple of evenings and you can have fun ...
    Oct 09, 2013 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’13 Challenge 20 – Ombré Handwarmers

    This Iron Craft challenge was to make something that uses the color black. Easy one, right? Especially this time of year. Yet, I still struggled with a project. I had lots of fleeting ideas, but nothi...
    Oct 08, 2013 1 Comment

  • September Sweater

    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

  • State Fair Results

    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

  • Tooting My Own Horn II

    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

  • Road to the State Fair ’13

    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

  • Road to the State Fair ’13

    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

  • Minneapolis Yarn Bomb

    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

  • Yarn Inspiration

    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