Knitting Projects category

  • Iron Craft Challenge #7 – If I Were a Pig I’d Have Golden Wings

    This week Susi challenged us to use our Midas Touch & make something utilizing gold (it didn’t have to be real gold, or course, have you seen the price of that stuff?!). I had to think a lot...
    Feb 16, 2011 15 Comments

  • Valentines

    And here we have a heart garland. (What? Another garland? For heaven sake woman.) What can I tell you. I love a garland. I love that you can put it up, and then take it down, and enjoy it next yea...
    Feb 03, 2011 No Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #2 – Gnome and Mushroom Draft Dodger

    Our second challenge for Iron Craft was very functional, create a draft dodger or snake to keep the cold air (or hot air depending where you live) out. My sweet, little house is 80 years old this year...
    Jan 12, 2011 12 Comments

  • Free Pattern – Minion

    Wouldn’t it be nice to have your own personal minions to do your dirty work?! I kept telling Matt I wanted a bunch of the ones from “Despicable Me” & he told me I should make my ...
    Jul 14, 2010 38 Comments

  • Free Pattern – Pocket-Sized Robot

    Here’s a fun little knit I whipped up as a present for Matt. He can be knit up super quickly & is a great use for scraps of yarn. This was my first time using safety eyes & I love the ...
    Feb 14, 2010 19 Comments

  • Free Pattern – Hot Geek Coffee Sleeve

    Our local coffee shop has recently started selling reusable coffee sleeves as a way to get people to stop using the cardboard throw away ones. After seeing that they charge about $5.00 a piece for the...
    Jan 25, 2010 No Comments

  • Free Pattern – The Golden Snitch

    I made this pattern for the Golden Snitch up a few movies ago for a store window but realized I had never shared it you all until someone asked for it recently on Flickr.. Now this snitch won’t...
    Aug 03, 2009 11 Comments

  • Free Pattern – Grumpasaurus

    Matt & I have a saying around our house that if one of us is grumpy then we are a Grumpasaurus. I’d been batting around the idea for awhile of knitting him up a toy version of the Grumpasaur...
    Mar 02, 2009 66 Comments

  • Free Pattern – Some Easter Peeps

    Just in time for filling baskets I share with you my duckling pattern. They look really cute in pale blue & pink too. If you make one I’d love to see it! Duckling Supplies: Yarn – ...
    Mar 14, 2007 85 Comments

  • Not quite a baker’s dozen

    The trip to Michigan went well this past weekend though living in San Francisco you forget what midwest summer humidity is like. I did find time to get some knitting done especially on the flights to...
    Aug 23, 2006 20 Comments