Projects category

  • Project: Yarn Ends Mittens

    If you have been following long at all, you know that I have been knitting a pair of mittens for the MN Knitters’ Guild Yarn Ends Challenge. The idea is to use up all those little scraps of left...
    Apr 19, 2016 5 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #7 – Sharpie Painted Dishes

    For the current Iron Craft challenge, we were to incorporate dots into a project. I bought some Sharpie paint pens awhile back and have been wanting to use them to decorate some cheap porcelain. This ...
    Apr 12, 2016 7 Comments

  • Project: Custom Mitten Blockers

    Recently, I’ve been wishing for mitten blockers. Usually, I just put my mittens between towels to block them, but it really doesn’t shape them as forcefully as I’d like. There are bl...
    Mar 22, 2016 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #5 – Tiny Knit Bunny Couple

    Oh, I had so much fun over the last week working on the Iron Craft Teeny, Tiny challenge. You know how much a like working with thin yarn and tiny needles, so this week I created a very tiny bunny cou...
    Mar 15, 2016 3 Comments

  • Project: Cornwall Spring Mittens

    Spring is in the air, but that doesn’t stop me from knitting more mittens! This pair is for a friend of mine who lives in Cornwall, England. When we discussed design, she told me she really lik...
    Mar 09, 2016 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #4 – Hanging Dishtowel

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to use the kitchen as our inspiration. The project could be for the kitchen, made from items found in a kitchen or made using a kitchen appliance. I struggl...
    Mar 01, 2016 4 Comments

  • Project: A Year of Pillows – State Pillow

    I am on a mission to make pillows this year. I see so many that I love around and in the shops. (And they are EXPENSIVE!) So I am going to take it on and sew a bunch. The first pillow in a Year Of Pil...
    Feb 23, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #3 – Sweater Girls

    For this challenge our prompt was G is for…. Well, G is for girls, sweater girls! When I was in Iceland in December, my friend Lori found this artist, Heavenly Hosts, who carved these sweet litt...
    Feb 16, 2016 8 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #2 – Too Hot Coffee Sleeve

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something that featured with hearts or flowers. I came up with a cheeky little knit coffee sleeve inspired by conversation hearts. This is a fun qu...
    Feb 02, 2016 3 Comments

  • Project: Birdwatching Mittens

    I’m doing my third year of Project 365 (taking and sharing one picture a day everyday) with a fabulous group of people on Facebook. Not only have I met a great group of people all over the worl...
    Jan 28, 2016 5 Comments