Projects category

  • 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

  • Under the Sea Mittens KAL: Clue 1

    Happy New Year and welcome to our National Knit Mitten Month knit along for 2017. This week we’ll be knitting the cuff of our mittens. This year’s mitten has a hemmed picot edge cuff with ...
    Jan 02, 2017 4 Comments

  • Project: Knit Chevron Christmas Stocking

    As I mentioned in a previous post, the Minnesota Knitters’ Guild has been knitting Christmas stockings for a charity this year. I finished six stockings just in time. I was weaving in ends and ...
    Dec 12, 2016 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 24 – Pine Cone Trees

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something shiny and/or bright. Over Thanksgiving my mother-in-law, Kathee, and I were looking at projects you could do with used K-cups. One idea wa...
    Dec 06, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 23 – Washi Tape Deer

    So, for this Iron Craft challenge we were to make something for the holidays. It could be a decoration or a gift. I did make two Christmas stockings for charity during that time, but I also decided to...
    Nov 22, 2016 4 Comments

  • Knit Christmas Stockings for Charity

    I am part of the Minnesota Knitters’ Guild and one of the main things the Guild does is service knitting for various charities. One of our projects this year is to knit Christmas stockings for a...
    Nov 17, 2016 5 Comments

  • Under the Sea Mittens KAL: Picking Your Yarn

    I know we are just finishing up the 12 Days of Christmas KAL, but I am already getting our knit along together for National Knit Mitten Month in January. Last year’s design was a complete myster...
    Nov 15, 2016 1 Comment