Knitting category

  • Yarn Ends Challenge

    I belong to the Minnesota Knitters’ Guild and this past week we started our Yarn Ends Challenge. If you are a knitter, you probably have a stash of all those little bits and bobs of yarn leftove...
    Feb 25, 2016 No Comments

  • DAL Week 3: All Thumbs

    Ok, so now we have measure our hands and knit our gauge swatch. We’ve turned those number into the rows and stitches we need for our mittens and charted out our hands. This week we are going to ...
    Feb 22, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #3 – Sweater Girls

    For this challenge our prompt was G is for…. Well, G is for girls, sweater girls! When I was in Iceland in December, my friend Lori found this artist, Heavenly Hosts, who carved these sweet litt...
    Feb 16, 2016 8 Comments

  • DAL Week 2: Charting Your Hand

    This week, we will be taking our numbers from last week and turn them into a custom template for our hand. Get out your worksheet and gauge swatch from last week and let’s get started. (There is...
    Feb 15, 2016 2 Comments

  • DAL Week 1: It’s All About the Numbers

    Welcome to our little experiment, a Design Along to create your own custom fit, color work mittens. Let’s get started! The work you do this week is the most important step towards designing pe...
    Feb 08, 2016 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #2 – Too Hot Coffee Sleeve

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something that featured with hearts or flowers. I came up with a cheeky little knit coffee sleeve inspired by conversation hearts. This is a fun qu...
    Feb 02, 2016 3 Comments

  • Mitten Design Along

    Since July of last year I’ve had fun hosting the Mitten Garland Advent Calendar Knit Along followed by the Winter Snows Mittens Mystery Knit Along. People have been asking me what’s next s...
    Jan 29, 2016 3 Comments

  • Project: Birdwatching Mittens

    I’m doing my third year of Project 365 (taking and sharing one picture a day everyday) with a fabulous group of people on Facebook. Not only have I met a great group of people all over the worl...
    Jan 28, 2016 2 Comments

  • Winter Snows MKAL – Clue 4

    We’ve made it to the last week of January and the last clue for our mittens. Here are my mittens so far, they really need a good blocking! This week, we’ll be knitting our thumbs and fini...
    Jan 25, 2016 6 Comments

  • Winter Snows Mittens MKAL – Clue 3

    I can’t tell you what fun it has been to watch everyones mittens come along on Ravelry. I’m loving all the different color choices! We have a lot to talk about this week so let’s ge...
    Jan 18, 2016 7 Comments