Knitting Projects category

  • Project: Striped Linen Stitch Cowl

    I am kind of addicted to the linen stitch done in different colors right now. The stitch itself makes a beautiful flat fabric that looks like it has been woven. When worked in different colors every r...
    Feb 24, 2015 10 Comments

  • Project: Bulky Arm Knit Cowl

    As a knitter/crafter do you sometimes get calls from friends and relatives that go like this? “Hello.” “Hi, can you make me…..?” I certainly do. The latest was from my si...
    Feb 10, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Austria Mittens

    I finished my Austria Mittens just in time for the end of NaKniMitMo2015! I call these my Austria Mittens, because I bought the beautiful hand painted yarn (Wollgarnspinnerei Ferner Lace handgefärbt)...
    Jan 28, 2015 11 Comments

  • Project: Mommy and Me Frozen Mittens

    This is it guys, the end of my year of mittens. I’ve designed and knit a pair for every month of this year. Well actually, in December I’m giving you a bit of a Christmas bonus as I’...
    Dec 10, 2014 9 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #24 – Knit Cone Tree

    Our IC Challenge was to make something as a holiday decoration. I have this hand dyed yarn in my stash, and I thought it would make the perfect tree. I knit a cover for the cone. It was fast and easy ...
    Dec 03, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #23 – Knit Basket Weave Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge, we were to make something for the theme of cozy. In my mind, nothing is cozier than a big bulky knit. I’ve been seeing all these lovely, textural knit throw pillow...
    Nov 19, 2014 12 Comments

  • Project: Orla Mittens

    This month’s mittens are inspired by one of my favorite designers, Orla Kiely. I have items with her designs all over my house from my computer bag to the guest room towels. I wanted to make a p...
    Nov 11, 2014 17 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

  • 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