I finished my Everyday Mittens just in time to complete my January Creative Challenge.
I have so many UFOs* in my craft room. *UFO = unfinished object You know how I know I have so many UFOs flying around my craft room? Because I had a nutrition test last week. I know that seems completely unrelated. But I managed to do everything ever last weekend — except study for […]
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 […]
Hey, it’s Black Friday! If you’re getting ready to go out shopping, why not hit up Market Day in Des Moines at 9 AM today for some great deals? In case you forgot, I’m doing a giveaway that ends at 5 AM on Monday. Be sure to check it out! And if you’re going, you […]
It’s almost fall, which means it’s time to add some slightly warmer things to my wardrobe. I absolutely adore this pattern by Kelly Maher of 10 Feet High. It knits up super easy — enough to make them in multiple colors. And it’s adaptable based on your size instead of coming in 3-4 predetermined sizes. […]
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 […]
It’s not completely a finished object yet, but I’ve been making steady and fast progress on my Roseanne Afghan (ie. granny square blanket). For those of you who don’t know, I love Roseanne. I own all 9 seasons of it on DVD. And I had to make myself an afghan like the one on their […]
I was on etsy.com looking for some super bulky handspun yarn to make a scarf kind of like my friend @daniAWESOME’s scarf . Anyway, I found a ton of cool yarn… and a ton of other crap I shouldn’t buy.