Crafting · Finished Object · Knitting · Project Planning

Happy Birthday Mom! (FO Pics)

Happy Birthday to You! So, as many of my readers know, I do craft for family members for Birthdays, Christmas and just because I feel like it sometimes.  I do try to rotate around who gets knit items as I can’t do them for everyone for every year!  My Mom and Husband both tend to… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mom! (FO Pics)

Crafting · Knitting · Project Planning · Tutorial · Yarn

So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 2

This is a follow up post to “So you want to be a knitter”.  In lesson 1, we finished with downloading our pattern from Ravelry.  Lesson 2 begins with setting up your project and the making sure you have the requirements. Lesson 2:  Project Set-up (Ravelry and Requirements) Part one:  Ravelry Setting up your project in Ravelry… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 2

Crafting · Crochet · Knitting · Pattern · Project Planning

Knit (Crochet) ALL of the things

So it is officially spring.  The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, the… oh who am I kidding, this is Canada.  We still may have snow coming and they are calling for freezing rain tonight. I am feeling the inspiration of spring though, it is a time of renewal, beginnings and new growth! You… Continue reading Knit (Crochet) ALL of the things

Crafting · Crochet · Dogs · Knitting · Pattern · Project Planning

Match the Sweater to the Breed

After my experience with making a sweater to match the unique shape of the dachshund, it got me to thinking.  All of us canine aficionados feel that dogs are people too, but really, they come in all different shapes and sizes, just like people do.  I do need to stress that it is really important… Continue reading Match the Sweater to the Breed