Tag: FO

Summer Stitching

July 14, 2015

I have been cross stitching up a storm lately! Sometimes you just get on a roll and you can’t stop, won’t stop, you know? During Memorial Day, my grandma requested a cross stitched something from me for her birthday. Her birthday is June 8th. After I lovingly reminded her I’d need some wiggle-room on the […]

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FO: Spring Showers Blanket

July 6, 2015

I seem to have a strange cosmic connection with the designers over at the Purl Bee. A friend will announce they’re going to have a baby and then Purl Bee comes out with a super compelling blanket design. Blankets are so much work. I tend to avoid them because I can knock out a baby […]

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Bear Coaster Class

June 30, 2015

Guys, I have to take a minute for a shameless plug. I want to talk a little more about my upcoming Bear Coasters class on Saturday, July 11th from 10am to noon.   You would not believe how fun and satisfying this little project is. It’s the perfect companion of for a mug of coffee […]

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Holla Knits Blog Tour & Giveaway :)

May 26, 2015

Last week, I was thrilled to announce my second pattern published in Holla Knits – the Bowdoin Hat.┬áIt’s been so encouraging to see the reception of the Warm Weather Accessories Collection and the changes to Holla Knits in this issue. Personally, my heart skipped a beat when I got to the “What’s Your Knitting Spirit […]

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FO: Badger Badger Badger

April 24, 2015

Once you pick up Louise Walker’s Faux Taxidermy Knits, it’s really hard to put it down. Once I started my little bear coasters, I remembered that I have plenty of black and white worsted yarn in my stash – just enough to start the amazing mounted Badger Head pattern! (Which always makes me think of […]

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Birthday Bike Mitts

February 17, 2015

It’s February 17th which means that it’s both my sister’s birthday and Micheal Jordan’s birthday. For this very reason, my sister has always been a Bulls fan. In later years, she also developed a love for bikes. With those two interests combined, I stumbled upon the perfect gift recipe. Black and red RAGBRAI Mittens!   […]

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What’s On the Needles?

November 24, 2014

This time of year, it can be tricky to talk about the projects your working on. The holidays mean you need to be a bit of a sneaky snake when it comes to your crafting. I, however, find myself positioned in a place where I have a tiny (let’s call it “cult” to sound cooler) […]

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