Crafting · Crochet · Dogs · Finished Object · Knitting

Finished Object Friday – Carson Throw

This post has been 8 months in the making and I am so happy to be able to show off the final results (photo heavy post warning!).  I started knitting this throw as part of a knitalong (KAL) hosted by Eat.Sleep.Knit. (ESK) who put together some lovely colour co-ordinated kits.  I have been knitting this… Continue reading Finished Object Friday – Carson Throw

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 · Review · Yarn

The Yarnathon – My new favourite thing!

So there are loyalty programs, and then there are super fun loyalty programs!  The Yarnathon from Eat.Sleep.Knit is one of the latter category.  I have known about this program for a little while without really looking into it as it is a store from the US and sometimes online purchases from US vendors can be… Continue reading The Yarnathon – My new favourite thing!

Crafting · Dogs · Finished Object · Knitting

Gracie’s Sweater (Wurstwärmer)

Anyone who is owned by a Dachshund knows that finding dog coats/sweaters for their weenie is a difficult job as they have such a unique shape.  Not only are they much longer than your average canine, they also have a large barrel chest and such short wee little legs.  There is a lovely pattern for… Continue reading Gracie’s Sweater (Wurstwärmer)