Knitting Projects category

  • 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 4 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 7 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

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 12

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) I often see patterns out there to make crocheted scalloped Christma...
    Sep 05, 2014 4 Comments

  • National Dog Day

    It’s National Dog Day. What a good day to start a pair of dog themed mittens! Elle’s Corgi Mittens spotlight your favorite breed, plus we have charts for Dachshund, Beagle, Yorkie, Lab an...
    Aug 26, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Dog Days Mittens

    This is a fun little pair of mittens inspired by August’s dog days of summer. The back of the mittens features different dogs along with hydrants, bones and paw prints while the palm is covered...
    Aug 19, 2014 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 9

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week we are knitting up a little snowy owl ornament. This lit...
    Aug 15, 2014 4 Comments

  • Project: Sunset Stripes Mittens

    As some of you might know, I’ve been designing and knitting a pair of mittens each month this year. To date, they have all been mittens stranded or intarsia colorwork. This month I decided to gi...
    Jul 22, 2014 9 Comments