Projects category

  • 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

  • Project: American Girl Doll Mermaid Tail Snugglie

    My daughter got an American Girl Doll (equivalent) for her birthday. She is LOVING it. One of the most popular things in our house (and, on the blog) is her mermaid tail snugglie. So I thought I shou...
    Jan 26, 2016 No Comments

  • Winter Snows MKAL – Clue 4

    We’ve made it to the last week of January and the last clue for our mittens. Here are my mittens so far, they really need a good blocking! This week, we’ll be knitting our thumbs and fini...
    Jan 25, 2016 6 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #1 – Wooden Ball Candleholder

    This first Iron Craft project of 2016! For this challenge, we were told to use the gifts associated with a 5th anniversary, wood, silverware and daisies, as our inspiration. I was pretty sure I was go...
    Jan 19, 2016 8 Comments

  • Winter Snows Mittens MKAL – Clue 3

    I can’t tell you what fun it has been to watch everyones mittens come along on Ravelry. I’m loving all the different color choices! We have a lot to talk about this week so let’s ge...
    Jan 18, 2016 7 Comments