Knitting category

  • June Mittens In Progress

    It’s amazing what you can get done on a rainy Saturday with no where to go and eight seasons of Supernatural on Netflix. If you are not reading this post in a feed reader or at http://justcraft...
    Jun 09, 2014 4 Comments

  • Texel Island Sheep and Other Dutch Yarns

    My barge and biking trip to North Holland last week included a trip to the island of Texel. Located off the upper tip of the Netherlands in the North Sea, Texel is home to fishermen, tourists on seasi...
    Jun 06, 2014 1 Comment

  • Diagonal Scarf Pattern Notes

    Recently I finished the Multi Directional Diagonal Scarf. It is a great pattern for a beginner because it does not involve the purl stitch, only the knit stitch. There are some increases and decreases...
    May 30, 2014 6 Comments

  • Project: Seamless Knit Starfish

    When I decided to make things you’d see at the beach for the last Iron Craft challenge I knew I wanted to make a starfish. I figured I just use the pattern I wrote for stars two Christmases ago,...
    May 29, 2014 8 Comments

  • JCE Reader Projects

    I love it when someone makes something from one of our patterns and tutorials, so today I thought I’d show you a few. Geri whipped up this fantastic version of the Newgrange Mittens. I love how...
    May 23, 2014 No Comments

  • 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