I just taught my last crochet class of the semester last night. And I’ve gotten back into crochet lately because of that class. I’ve been drooling over these gorgeous Wool Eater Blankets lately … [ source ] I found this on this awesome crochet blog by Sarah London. I’ve been drooling over her stuff. And […]
I finally got around to replacing the mittens I knit in 2007 and had sadly lost [ in 2009 ]. These aren’t as fancy, but they’re a fast knit and are really warm. Let’s just say they get the job done. I want to make another pair of the Corazon mittens sometime, but haven’t really […]
I recently became obsessed with knitting leg warmers. It started with knitting a pair for Stephanie for Christmas, and then I kept making more. I used this pattern for Electra Leg Warmers that I found on Ravelry. I cast on 40 stitches for myself and Steph, and if I were to make them again, I […]
It’s getting colder outside here in Iowa, but not cold enough to bust out the full-on winter gear. It’s the season for wrist warmers and convertible gloves and mittens. One of my favorite men’s patterns is Cigar Gloves from knitty.com. I made a pair for Mark and one for his dad 2 Christmases ago. I […]
It’s October, so it’s high time to get started on winter knitting that way the projects are done and ready by the time it really gets cold. I love these Corazon Mittens from Knitty. It’s not a pattern for beginners. But I picked this project up after only knitting scarves and hand warmers — easy […]
I wanted to share this adorable hat pattern with you. It’s for a swirl hat that can be made in almost any size. I made the toddler size for my niece. It took me a little over an hour to knit and it’s super cute! I think it’s safe to say she likes it.