Projects category

  • Wee Wildlife Sweaters – Polar Bear

    Hello! Yes, I know it has been awhile. Things have been a little crazy in my world this summer, some good and some bad. On the good side, I spent a couple of weeks touring Norway and Scotland which wa...
    Sep 17, 2018 No Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 4

    Here we are in the final week of our mitten KAL for 2018. Our mittens are pretty much done except for the thumbs. This week is all about doing the tops of the thumbs and any other finishing. Make sur...
    Jan 26, 2018 1 Comment

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 3

    Welcome to clue 3! Here is my finished clue 2. This week we will be finishing the hand of the mittens. The hand is finished the same for both the peasant and side-gore thumb versions. Chose your own ...
    Jan 19, 2018 No Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 2

    Ok, our cuffs are hopefully done! Here are mine. Now we will be knitting the hand through the thumb divide. Well, through where the thumb stitches get set aside to work later. This is also where the ...
    Jan 12, 2018 No Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 1

    Welcome to the first clue of the 2018 mitten KAL. This week we will be knitting the cuff of our mittens. The cuff on these mittens is worked in a ribbing with larger knit sections, this allows for the...
    Jan 05, 2018 1 Comment

  • Wee Winter Woolens KAL: Bonus Wee Polar Bear Sweater

    Yes, this KAL was technically supposed to be over after the twelfth pattern, but I couldn’t resist sharing one more with you. A baker’s dozen is better than just twelve right?! So, here is...
    Dec 04, 2017 2 Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mitten KAL

    We are wrapping up the Wee Winter Woolens KAL, so it’s time to start talking about our mitten KAL for January. January is National Knit Mitten Month after all! This year’s mittens are call...
    Dec 01, 2017 4 Comments

  • Wee Winter Woolens KAL: Wee Ski Sweater

    Let’s knit up another wee sweater. This sweater is inspired by cosy, fair isle ski sweaters. This is knit like the other two sweaters in the set, but has a little more colorwork. The pattern ha...
    Nov 19, 2017 1 Comment

  • Wee Winter Woolens KAL: Wee Norwegian Mitten

    It’s time to knit up the last of the mittens in our set. This mitten was inspired by the classic Norwegian mittens with the rows of snowflakes down them. I do have one tip for knitting this one...
    Nov 06, 2017 1 Comment

  • Food Friday: Quick Pickled Apples

    Earlier this month, Matt and I celebrated our anniversary at a Japanese kaiseki dinner. Everything was beautiful and most of the dishes were things I wouldn’t even know where to start making at ...
    Oct 27, 2017 3 Comments