Knitting category

  • Hungry Hungry Caterpillar Knit Graffiti

    I spotted this yarn bombed bicycle rack in South Minneapolis this weekend. I have no idea who made it, but bravo! It’s perfect for our wavy bike racks. If you are not reading this post in a fee...
    Nov 03, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #21 – Knit Spider Lady Wristwarmers

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something for Halloween or Day of the Dead. I was stumped which was odd because I love making things for Halloween. At the last minute I came up wit...
    Oct 21, 2014 1 Comment

  • Proud Knitter

    Is this the look of a knitter proud of his first finished project or what?! This is my 9-year old nephew Chase showing off his three-color neckwarmer. Chase asked me to teach him to knit back at East...
    Oct 20, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Winchester Plaid, Anti-Possession Mittens

    Ok, I admit it, I’m addicted to the tv show Supernatural. It’s my guilty pleasure (ok, maybe I don’t feel too guilty about it). So, when I started thinking about an inspiration for m...
    Oct 14, 2014 8 Comments

  • Project: Falling Leaves Mittens

    Our mittens for September are inspired by the colors of the fall leaves,  greens, golds, reds, and even purples. I used self-striping yarn in fall colors to make the colors of the leaves blend from ...
    Sep 17, 2014 15 Comments

  • 18 Decorating and Party Ideas for Halloween

    Based on what everyone is pinning these days, it seems like September has put people in a Halloween state of mind. Well, it does pay to start those crafting project early, so here are eighteen project...
    Sep 16, 2014 4 Comments

  • Knit Scalloped Tree – A Bigger Version

    A couple Fridays ago I shared with you my pattern to make a knit scalloped tree ornament. I mentioned that it could also be done on a bigger scale as a tabletop ornament. Since then, I have knit up a ...
    Sep 15, 2014 3 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 12

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) I often see patterns out there to make crocheted scalloped Christma...
    Sep 05, 2014 4 Comments

  • National Dog Day

    It’s National Dog Day. What a good day to start a pair of dog themed mittens! Elle’s Corgi Mittens spotlight your favorite breed, plus we have charts for Dachshund, Beagle, Yorkie, Lab an...
    Aug 26, 2014 No Comments

  • State Fair Results

    Well, I didn’t take a ribbon in at the State Fair this year. I was a little disappointed as I thought I had a good chance this year. As a reminder, here are the mittens I entered. (Get the free...
    Aug 25, 2014 10 Comments