Knitting Projects category

  • Project – Knit Candy Cane

    Here’s a low-fat way to enjoy candy canes over the holiday, knit them up! Wouldn’t that be so cute on the top of a package or hanging on the tree? (Plus they won’t get all sticky li...
    Nov 21, 2011 5 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #46 – Tiny Toques

    This week’s Iron Craft challenge was to create something handmade for the holidays. I got the idea of making little hats to put on the tops of bottles of wine, beer or liquor, something to dress...
    Nov 16, 2011 6 Comments

  • Project – Stegosaurus Knitted Dinosaur

    Yesterday, we reviewed the totally fun new knitting book by Tina Barrett, Knitted Dinosaurs. Well, the wonderful folks over at STC Craft/Melanie Falick Books have given us a free pattern from the book...
    Nov 08, 2011 7 Comments

  • Project – Those Zig-Zag Mittens

    Oh man, did I ever love the look of the Missoni for Target line that came out this fall. I was in Alaska at the time it came out and nowhere near a Target which means I didn’t get to go pick up ...
    Nov 01, 2011 25 Comments

  • Project – Little Black Owl

    Here’s a little black owl to haunt your trees for Halloween. Too bad he’s much cuter than scary! This project is a pretty easy one if you can knit in the round on double pointed needles a...
    Sep 21, 2011 65 Comments

  • Project – Potted Button Trees

    Last week as part of the UFO challenge for Iron Craft, I finished one of these potted button trees that I had been sitting for almost a year. I promised I would share the pattern with all of you this ...
    Aug 22, 2011 20 Comments

  • The Architecture of a Sleeve

    I put my knitting project down a little while back and this week was the time to pick it up. It turned out the pattern for the sleeves was a little crazy.  So there was some ‘figuring out’ work t...
    Aug 17, 2011 2 Comments

  • 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