Projects category

  • Food Friday: Sweet Potato Dal

    We aren’t vegetarian by any means in our house, but we still often find ourselves making meals without meat. We typically don’t miss it and it is helpful when we are watching are calories....
    Mar 10, 2017 2 Comments

  • 25 Days until Opening Day!

    It’s hard to believe that it is that close, so I better get these mittens finished. This will be my third year going to the Twins’ home opener and I have learned just how cold it can be. ...
    Mar 08, 2017 3 Comments

  • Food Friday: Healthy Hummus

    We have been cleaning up our eating in our house, and some welcome new favorites have come our way.  Specifically, we are cooking and eating an anti-inflammatory diet. (Heaven help us.) Hummus Ingr...
    Mar 03, 2017 1 Comment

  • Project: Knit Corn Dog

    This is a continuation of my last post about yarnbombing the Minnesota State Fair. In that post I shared a pattern for Knit Prize Ribbons, this time we are making corn dogs (or pronto pups, whichever ...
    Feb 20, 2017 1 Comment

  • Project: Knit Prize Ribbons

    If you’ve followed this blog for anytime, you know how much I love the Minnesota State Fair. Well, this year I’m going to love it even more because it won’t just be the Great Minneso...
    Feb 14, 2017 4 Comments

  • Under the Sea Mittens KAL: Clue 4

    I cannot believe it is our last week already! This week all we have left is the thumbs. Download clue 4: Under The Sea Mittens Small Clue 4 Under The Sea Mittens Medium Clue 4 Under The Sea Mittens L...
    Jan 23, 2017 No Comments

  • Project: Super Big Scarf

    How about a quick “I CAN finish!” project! Start the New Year off clean! This scarf is made from Big Blanket Yarn. The bummer is that it looks like this yarn is sold out everywhere. Super...
    Jan 18, 2017 No Comments

  • Under the Sea Mittens KAL: Clue 3

    We are halfway through our KAL and you’ll be happy to know that last week’s clue was the most knitting of the four, so it is all easy going from here! This week you are continuing the rest...
    Jan 16, 2017 1 Comment

  • Under the Sea Mittens KAL: Clue 2

    I hope everyone is moving right along with their cuffs. All the octopi are looking so great! Here are mine. This week we will be working up through the mid-hand, just past the thumb divide. This mi...
    Jan 09, 2017 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 26 – Monogrammed Glasses

    For this last Iron Craft challenge we could do whatever we wanted. I used it as a chance to do a project I’ve been wanting to do for awhile, monogramming some glasses with etching cream. Why did...
    Jan 03, 2017 8 Comments