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)
As an Engineer, I am supposed to be good at math. Alas, that was never really the case. I struggled to get through it and always had difficulty when I couldn’t picture what was going on. Enter yarn math. Something practical that I can apply some really basic and easy math to! The Problem: Design… Continue reading Yarn Math
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
I got the inspiration for this post title from one of my favourite good ol’ games, Quest For Glory: So you want to be a hero. I am a addicted yarncrafter, I bring my knitting or crochet everywhere with me. If I have to wait in a line, for an appointment, on hold on the… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter?
Good morning! I know I have shared my excitement over publishing my Fly Bonnet pattern and the fact that I have actually made a few sales! It is officially my most popular listing on my Etsy Shop. In honour of its newish release, I have decided to host a CAL (crochet along) on Ravelry. If… Continue reading Fly Bonnet Crochet Along
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
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