It’s here it’s here it is finally here! I’ve waited one whole year to finally be able to participate. I had literally just found out about Me Made May the morning of my bike accident. It was part of the reason I put on my newly made baby blue gingham skirt. I spent all… Read More Me Made May 2013!
So how did you do on your coaster? Do you have a finished one? I would love to see them! I hope that with every row it is getting just a little bit easier. Don’t get discouraged, if you have holes or you add or drop stitches. We are going to cover all the… Read More Learn To Knit Week: The Purl Stitch And Decoding A Knitting Pattern
Hello, I hope that you are excited to learn to knit with me next week. So that you are ready for monday let’s go over the basic supplies you need. First off you are gonna want to run to the nearest big box craft store and pick up supplies, FIGHT THAT ERGE. While there is… Read More Learn To Knit: Gathering Supplies.
Hey everyone! Sorry I’ve been so absent this past week, but I have had a good excuse. It was Rose City Yarn Crawl weekend!!!! What’s a Yarn Crawl you are asking. Well It’s a lot like a pub crawl, but with less beer and more yarn! 18 shops in the Portland area participated… Read More Rose City Yarn Crawl and A Very Big Announcement
Hello everyone! Today I’d love to talk to you about the Mystery Knit along I am working on. It’s the first time I have been knitting a sweater as a mystery KAL. So far I love it. I breezed thru Clue one in the matter of a few hours last week. I spend sometime this… Read More Hoaloha KAL update #1
I am ever so excited about this issue of knitscene! you see the featured knitter this month Miss Catherine Shields was a member of my most favorite knitting circle ever in Santa Barbara. She also make some of the most amazing knitting patterns that have interesting constructions. I am extremely excited to get started on two… Read More Wishing I could knit faster.
Ollalieberry Ice Cream Quilt, by Alicia Paulson. Ava Dress by Victory patterns. A Sunshine Day Afghan by Alicia Paulson Stranger Cardigan by Michiyo One large over the top project for each crafting discipline that I practice.
If you are anything like me you will have a few more things to pick up for Christmas, and a few more decorations to hang before Tuesday. Maybe you are like my darling aunt, Flo Anne she never put her Christmas tree up before Christmas Eve. Or, maybe you need a last minute gift wrapping… Read More Woodland Christmas Stocking DIY
Ever since I was a little girl I loved to make things. I would make my barbie dolls dresses out of paper that I had drawn fanciful five year old ideas of lace and ribbons and bows. It didn’t stop, in high school I cut every piece of clothing I could get my hands on.… Read More Things I make with my hands…
Last week I sewed 2 dresses in two days. It was nice. They both fit awesome… and are quirky and adorable and unique. Both patterns I sewed are making an appearance here. Both The Macaron and the Hazel are such amazing patterns! Hazel fits me so well and could be dressed many different… Read More Sewing Season: Three Dress Patterns For Early Fall.