Knitting category

  • Project: Custom Mitten Blockers

    Recently, I’ve been wishing for mitten blockers. Usually, I just put my mittens between towels to block them, but it really doesn’t shape them as forcefully as I’d like. There are bl...
    Mar 22, 2016 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #5 – Tiny Knit Bunny Couple

    Oh, I had so much fun over the last week working on the Iron Craft Teeny, Tiny challenge. You know how much a like working with thin yarn and tiny needles, so this week I created a very tiny bunny cou...
    Mar 15, 2016 3 Comments

  • Kat’s Crafty Week in Pictures

    Happy Friday! Here’s a few pictures from my week in crafting… Cornwall Spring Mittens settling in for a good long soak. My Iron Craft teeny tiny project in progress, reading glasses requi...
    Mar 11, 2016 2 Comments

  • Project: Cornwall Spring Mittens

    Spring is in the air, but that doesn’t stop me from knitting more mittens! This pair is for a friend of mine who lives in Cornwall, England. When we discussed design, she told me she really lik...
    Mar 09, 2016 4 Comments

  • Yarn Ends Challenge: Ready to Knit

    I am doing the Minnesota Knitters’ Guild Yarn Ends Challenge. It’s a good incentive to get rid of all those little leftover balls of yarn we all hoard. I showed you my yarn ends two weeks ...
    Mar 08, 2016 4 Comments

  • DAL Week 4: Charting the Design

    Now that we have our custom charts drawn, we can get to the fun part of creating our color work design. This is where you can let your creativity go wild. I’ve tried to put lots of examples and ...
    Feb 29, 2016 No Comments

  • 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