I am extremely happy to announce the release of my newest pattern, Paws Around My Neck (cowl). Until the end of day Sunday, it’s 30% off in my Ravelry store using the coupon code “PAWS”. It is a quick and fun knit utilizing a fairly basic lace pattern, knit in the round, suitable for the… Continue reading Pattern Release – Paws Around My Neck (Cowl)
I have a confession to make: I don’t like blocking projects. It’s not always required, but it is almost always helpful and makes the project look better and finish it properly. I like the look of projects when they are blocked and fully believe that they are better off for it. I just don’t like… Continue reading Blocking – Before and After
As you might recall, my little niece was one of the Grand Hatting of 2016‘s recipients this past Christmas. I knit a 12-24 month size for 4 month old little Rebecca, but the little monkey is already out growing it at 6 months! Not a problem, Auntie to the rescue! When I can, depending on… Continue reading Cute Overload
So as I was contemplating Christmas late in November, I had the amazing idea to gift all of the adult members of my immediate family (who might wear one) with a hat this year. I decided to call this project: “The Grand Hatting of 2016“. Ambitious? Totally! I figure I ended up making 10 adult… Continue reading The Grand Hatting of 2016
As I have been on a bit of a hat binge lately, I thought I might add this next level of complexity to my series on “So you want to be a knitter”. I actually think that a hat is not a bad option for a beginner’s project. It looks much more complicated than it… Continue reading So you want to be a knitter – Lesson 7 – Hats
Some thoughts on gifting and being gifted hand crafted items.
Well it has been a while since I have posted anything, so this one will be a little eclectic. Bear with me please! I just recently celebrated my 5th anniversary of turning 29 and was spoiled rotten by my family! Thanks guys! Look forward to future adventures in sewing and embroidery! (As well as the… Continue reading November Happenings