So sorry about the silence yesterday. I was having a bit of technical trouble with Vimeo, and I didn’t want to miss my local knit night. So you’ve had an extra night of practice on the knit and purl stitches. Everything is rerecorded and uploaded lets talk about stripes. Here is today’s Pattern. There are… Read More Learn To Knit Week : Stripes or how to add another ball of yarn
Wabi Mitts by Karen Templer Catching Butterflies by tiny owl knits Cupcake Mittens by Shantha Ramachandran Oak Grove by Alana Dakos (photo by Pix by Star Athena Sorry for the long radio silence. I’ve been busy prepping for next week learn to knit extranvaganza! I get more questions about how i started… Read More Handmade Bee: Spring Fingerless Mitts/ learn to knit with 12ozbeehouse
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 have been so caught up in shop business and christmas decoration making that I totally forgot to post about Crafty Wonderland! I’ve gone to the sale every year since I moved here. It one of my favorite events here in portland. This year however I camped out to get a goodie bag with Leah and Erika.… Read More Crafty Wonderland: holday 2012
Hello everyone! It is a beautiful day here in Portland. I already have had coffee with a friend and a lovely bike ride to and from the coffee shop. I feel like the unusually good weather has been making my NaKniSweMo project suffer a bit. But I am thru my first ball, and close to… Read More NaKniSweMo 2012: One Day Shy Of One Week
When the iPad was announced, it might as well have been called iMagazine because all I saw it as was a digital magazine delivery system. I love magazines. I love perfectly styled rooms and capturing the light just right as it hits a glass of white wine. I love windblown models looking chic in what… Read More Gathered: A Weekly Delight From Molly Makes
NaKniSewMo is a Knitting event that was spawned from NaNoWriMo. You know where those crazy kids write 50,000 word a novel in 30 days. This is pretty much the same thing only you have to knit a 50,000 stitch sweater in 30 days. I’ve done this event of and on over the years. This year,… Read More NaKniSweMo 2012: the planning.
It was an average Monday until the e-mail from Holla Knits showed up in my inbox. I scrolled thru their lovely selection of new fall accessories… Then I saw it. This lovely fold over clutch, big enough for my iPad, covered in scallops. SWOON. I snatched up the pattern, and biked over to Close Knits… Read More On The Needles: Scallop Of The Sea.
My projects seem to be conspiring against me. I’ve run out of one or more colors of floss on each project that I have started lately. . The first panel of two for the kitchen curtains is almost done, but I ran out of gray Floss! Then I thought well I’ll work on the panel… Read More Holding Pattern.
Today has been a rather gray day. I’ve kept my nose tucked in side watching TV and embroidering more then anything else. I’ve also been waging a battle of stitch tension with Greta, my 1819 Singer with a bolt on motor. I think I am gonna have to realize that old motor may have given… Read More The Perfect Weather for sewing.