I finished my Everyday Mittens just in time to complete my January Creative Challenge.
Good morning! It’s been a while since I’ve shown you a finished project or given you a pattern/tutorial. So how about some Tuesday Tutes and Loot action? No loot today. Just a tutorial. I recently bought some hand spun yarn from a local yarn and fiber maker, Spark Yarn. I don’t usually buy hand spun […]
Thanks, Katie, for hosting another Marvelous in my Monday linkup party. What’s Marvelous about my Monday? Being featured in a local newspaper this week (Des Moines Juice, if you’re interested), AND next week. Next week’s story is a profile, but this week I’ll be part of a story they are doing about Pinterest (which actually was started by […]
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 […]
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 […]
A while back I shared a link to my favorite knitting pattern — fetching wristwarmers. I made a modified version of these for Mark. I call them: MANWARMERS. I’ve never written a pattern before, but here is an attempt. chimes’s manwarmers SIZE one FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Cuff circumference: 8 inches (unstretched) Length: 9 inches MATERIALS Vanna’s […]
Thought I would share one of my favorite knitting patterns of all time. These knit up super quick and are really easy. AND you can wear them just about year round. I’ve made at least 30 pairs of these. Fetching hand warmers by knitty.com. Oh, and did I mention it’s a free pattern?