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  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 18 Round Up

    This was our annual State Fair challenge where the Iron Crafters are asked to pick a category from the MN State Fair competition book and make an “entry” for it. I always think it is great...
    Sep 01, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #18 – Finish It Up!

    I had a request to do a challenge to finish up those works in progress. Heaven knows I have a few of those myself! So, for this challenge finish up a project (or projects) that is sitting in your UFO...
    Aug 31, 2016 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 17 – Tiny, Knit Retro Swimsuit

    For this Iron Craft challenge the Iron Crafters could pick any category from the Minnesota State Fair competition book and make a project that fit it. I picked Lot 739 Doll clothes, set (mounted on ca...
    Aug 30, 2016 4 Comments

  • State Fair Results 2016

    Yesterday was the first day of the Minnesota State Fair so the results are in for all the creative activities competitions. I entered two knitting projects this year and both of them get a ribbon! My...
    Aug 26, 2016 6 Comments

  • Always Looking For Inspiration

    Hi all! Sorry it has been a little quiet, but both Susi and I have been off on trips to the UK. Strangely, not together, but at the same time. Things should start to get back to normal around here now...
    Aug 24, 2016 2 Comments

  • 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland KAL: Mitten 6

    Mitten number six! We are halfway through our knit along with this one. Hope everyone is keeping up. Here are your Six Geese A-Laying. Download the 12 Days Mitten Chart 6 I have to say, I’m rea...
    Aug 22, 2016 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 16 Round Up

    For this last Iron Craft challenge, we asked the crafters to use the letter “H” as their inspiration. The subject, material or technique they used had to start with an “H”. Cli...
    Aug 18, 2016 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #17 – State Fair

    It is almost State Fair time here in Minnesota. This is a big time for crafters, bakers and canners here to enter their projects from the last year for the Creative Activities ribbons. Entries were d...
    Aug 17, 2016 2 Comments

  • 12 Days of Christmas Mitten Garland KAL: Mitten 5

    Happy Monday! I hope everyone is done with their calling birds, because here is your five golden rings. (Ok, mine are black, but you get the idea.) Download the 12 Days Mittens Chart 5 I hope you all...
    Aug 08, 2016 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #15 Round Up

    For this challenge the Iron Crafters were asked to use the word cool as their inspiration. Projects could be things to keep you cool, remind you of cooler time or even prevent getting too cool. Click ...
    Aug 04, 2016 No Comments