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  • Our Favorite Knitting Books for Beginners

    As you can tell by this site, Susi and I love to do all sorts of crafts, but I think the first love for both of us (and the one that brought us together) is knitting. Susi comes from a line of expert ...
    Nov 13, 2012 1 Comment

  • Project: Yarn Sack

    When I travel, I tend to throw whatever knitting project I’m taking with me in my computer bag. Often that means my yarn gets messed up while I’m searching for something else in the bag or...
    Nov 13, 2012 13 Comments

  • Road to a Sweater: Week 7

    This week, we were to finish off the bottom, and begin the sleeves. Kathy has been tracking right on! (Go Kathy!) The Pattern for Dawn shows a larger 3/4 sleeve. Kathy would prefer a conventional tap...
    Nov 12, 2012 No Comments

  • It’s Mitten Season!

    It is starting to get cold here in the upper midwest (we had our first snow this morning in Minneapolis) and we are digging out those hats, scarves and mittens. I love knitting mittens, they are fun ...
    Nov 12, 2012 1 Comment

  • Quilt of the day: Urban Sample Quilt

    Jenny at Sew Kind Of Wonderful. She calls it the Urban Sample Quilt. How old is Jenny? Because I could quilt for 50 years, every day, as my job, and I don’t know if I would get to this level o...
    Nov 09, 2012 No Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project – Week 21

    (Every week until December 1st we will be making a small Christmas ornament that can be used in our Pocket Advent Calendar. Join us in making all 24 or just pick and choose your favorites.) This week&...
    Nov 09, 2012 9 Comments

  • DIY Inspiration: Holiday Gift Pillows

    I always find inspiration for things to make from Garnet Hill. They are just previewing their holiday items and already I have so many ideas. These gift pillow would be a snap to make. A few thrifted...
    Nov 08, 2012 No Comments

  • Shark Hoodie Towel

    I have made the hoodie towels before, but I wanted to share this one with you as well. We have a little friend who likes princesses, well enough, but she really likes construction sites, sharks and bl...
    Nov 08, 2012 45 Comments

  • Book Review : Knit Knit

    I have not bought a knitting book in a while, but I bought this one. It was published in 2007, by our friends at Stewart Tabori and Chang, it’s not “new”. It is a compilation of som...
    Nov 07, 2012 No Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #23 – Let the Holiday Madness Begin

    Halloween is over and so are the elections, so let the holiday madness begin! This week we’d like you to make something for one of the upcoming holidays. Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or K...
    Nov 07, 2012 No Comments