A Year’s Worth of Knitting

With the year’s end drawing close, I thought it’d be a hoot to look back over all the projects I’ve completed this year and put up a list for you, complete with links.

If you missed the crochet version, well, you can just open up that page and check that out here.

But this page is all about the knitting.

I sometimes feel like a weirdo, but I love both knitting and crocheting equally. They’re good for different things.

Personally, I crochet when I’m in the mood for: Speed (like blankets, rugs), structure (like a hat with a brim or that isn’t […]

Happy Labor Day!

I hope you’re having a wonderful, relaxing Labor Day!

It’s stunningly gorgeous here in North Pole, AK and I’m loving it! We only have a few weeks left of nice weather, so I hear, and fall has already set in. The leaves are changing and it’s just beautiful. Fall is my favorite season!!

me kissing a tree loving the fall season

In knitting news, I’ve been making the Mulberry Hat from Modern Top-Down Knitting.

knitted mulberry hat picture photo with yarn

It’s so […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:05:33+00:00 September 6th, 2011|Crochet, Knitting, Knitting and Crocheting Books|1 Comment

Amazing Crochet Motif Patterns!

I found this glorious book, full of crochet motif patterns, at my local Barnes and Nobles and couldn’t resist buying it.

1. The cover is GORGEOUS! I think that sold me!
2. The instructions are shown in written form and visual/chart form.
3. It is loaded with full-color pictures and inspirational ideas of how to use your motifs!!

I created one of the patterns, using some shimmery light fingering weight yarn that I’m testing out (to see if I want to sell it… I think I will!!) and some of my sock yarn, currently in my etsy […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:05:34+00:00 August 23rd, 2011|Crochet, Knitting and Crocheting Books|0 Comments