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  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 2

    Ok, our cuffs are hopefully done! Here are mine. Now we will be knitting the hand through the thumb divide. Well, through where the thumb stitches get set aside to work later. This is also where the ...
    Jan 12, 2018 No Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mittens KAL: Clue 1

    Welcome to the first clue of the 2018 mitten KAL. This week we will be knitting the cuff of our mittens. The cuff on these mittens is worked in a ribbing with larger knit sections, this allows for the...
    Jan 05, 2018 1 Comment

  • Wee Winter Woolens KAL: Bonus Wee Polar Bear Sweater

    Yes, this KAL was technically supposed to be over after the twelfth pattern, but I couldn’t resist sharing one more with you. A baker’s dozen is better than just twelve right?! So, here is...
    Dec 04, 2017 2 Comments

  • Bloomin’ Happy Mitten KAL

    We are wrapping up the Wee Winter Woolens KAL, so it’s time to start talking about our mitten KAL for January. January is National Knit Mitten Month after all! This year’s mittens are call...
    Dec 01, 2017 4 Comments

  • Wee Winter Woolens KAL: Wee Ski Sweater

    Let’s knit up another wee sweater. This sweater is inspired by cosy, fair isle ski sweaters. This is knit like the other two sweaters in the set, but has a little more colorwork. The pattern ha...
    Nov 19, 2017 2 Comments

  • Wee Winter Woolens KAL: Wee Norwegian Mitten

    It’s time to knit up the last of the mittens in our set. This mitten was inspired by the classic Norwegian mittens with the rows of snowflakes down them. I do have one tip for knitting this one...
    Nov 06, 2017 1 Comment

  • Food Friday: Quick Pickled Apples

    Earlier this month, Matt and I celebrated our anniversary at a Japanese kaiseki dinner. Everything was beautiful and most of the dishes were things I wouldn’t even know where to start making at ...
    Oct 27, 2017 3 Comments

  • Wee Winter Woolens KAL: Wee Snowflake Stocking

    We are up to the last of the stockings in our set and it is very appropriate since we actually have snow in the forecast this week in Minneapolis! If you’ve been knitting along, you should find...
    Oct 22, 2017 2 Comments

  • Project: Ruana Coat

    Weekend before last, one of my favorite crafting partners, my cousin Jenny, came to visit me from Atlanta. We made a stop at REI to get her kids some snow clothes (apparently hard to get in Georgia!) ...
    Oct 18, 2017 No Comments

  • New Knitting Pattern: Santa Pillow

    I love designing things, but hate having to wait to share them with you all so I’m excited to finally share with you a pattern I’ve been working on all year for the book Merry Knitmas avai...
    Oct 12, 2017 14 Comments