Holey Cocoa II!

This pattern is the Holey Cocoa! by Silvia da Silva which is my go-to for having an ‘around the town’ project in my purse. I add [...]

Baja Striped Shawl

This was a fun pattern and by the time you’re bored, you get to do some garter for speed, the the edging begins! Yarn held doubled thr [...]

Elf Shawl

This is the Radiance Shawlette pattern and I made it once before, but it was so small that I knew I wanted to try it again – but large [...]

Forest Canopy Shawl

I tried to make this shawl when I first started knitting and it was a bit too ambitious for my skills then but I really liked it so I kept i [...]

Windowpane Scarf

This Windowpane Scarf was so easy to make and the yarn creates all the “WOW”. I had this yarn sitting around for a while and lat [...]

Irish Fantastica Crocheted Shawl

I was able to use up some older stash in this shawl that kept asking, “What’s my purpose? Why do you buy so much sock yarn and n [...]

Yet Another Seraphina’s Shawl

Added one of my picot shell borders. I love the Seraphina shawl – if you haven’t made one – DO IT – This is my 10th! The [...]

Floor Length

Makes a great loooong wrap or a very bulky scarf. FUN. This scarf used 1000+ yards of leftover Lion Brand Heartland from my Small Flower Bla [...]

Alpine Frost Wrap/Scarf

This yarn is amazing – so soft, but it’s a bit fragile, so I crochet with it. It feels like it may break when blocking if you do [...]

Leather and Lace

I just can’t gift this one, I have too many things that will go with it. The yarn was a gift for a friend and it’s called ‘ [...]

Across The Pond

I tend to make the same things over, and over, and over….. Do you? I just get these favorites going and they’re like old friends [...]

Pinch Me

Just some pinches of cables in a delicious worsted weight wool. Just 2 skeins of Malabrigo Yarn Rios (dreamy) and this was a great project f [...]

Pikachu Hat for my DS

My son has a yellow and black sports car that he calls Pikachu, so he needed a Pikachu Hat. He seems to be really enjoying it too – ev [...]

All Washed Up

Various dishcloths for gifts and such. Patterns used: All Washed Up and Baby Fern Stitch Dishcloth [...]

Venetian Carnival Cowl

Yes, another Venetian Carnival Cowl. When I published this pattern, I know I mentioned that I don’t publish a pattern unless I enjoyed [...]

Quiet time produces so much joy

In the last month I’ve made quite a few things. I was overwhelmed with work drama so I tuned out from everything – facebook and [...]

Tiny Christmas Ornament

It’s easier for me to commit to printing, painting and some minis than knitting right now with all my aches and pains, so this is a Ch [...]

Instead of a card…

For co-workers, neighbors and friends. A little something more than a card. Hope you’re having fun getting ready for Christmas, too. [...]

Love and joy come to you…

While I’ll be knitting and crocheting like a good little elf to complete my gifts before the big day – here are some friends of [...]

Finishing the Hugo Poncho

The Hugo Poncho is finished! This became a bit monotonous, as any large knit might. Thanks fully I was able to trek on since the yarn was so [...]

Shell Script Scarf

It may seem silly that I make my own pattern often, but this is why I published them – because I really do enjoy making them that much [...]

The Hugo Poncho

What a nice way to use up some old stash! Bought too much Malabrigo in 2008 – ‘Bout time I get to it! Found the Hugo Poncho, whi [...]

Alpine Frost Scarf

Love, love, love this yarn Berroco Folio in the colorway Cushing. The softness made it hard to put down once started. The pattern was in Int [...]

Irish Chevron Scarf

Back in Summer 2013, we visited Ireland and I found some souvenir yarns. I wanted a project where I was able to use them all but living in F [...]

Summer Linen Destash Top

Made a top from old-weird-splitty-linen-yarn (MaggiKnits Maggi’s Linen) that I really needed to either use, or toss. No pattern, just [...]

Autumn Leaves Baby Sweater

I’ve made this a few times – LOVE the pattern. Great baby gift. I found the fabric covered buttons on Etsy at HowBeadyful and th [...]

French Cancan, CABLES!

LOVE cables and just about anything that has them. This pretty pattern was actually fun to make. About the time you’re bored with the [...]

Camp Loopy 2014

I always look forward to Camp Loopy, but this year, between school and side projects, making gifts and so many family commitments – I [...]

Dishcloth mania

Decided to try to de-stash some leftover cotton and make some dishcloths for friends and upcoming gifts I’m going to need. The knit on [...]

Small Flower Afghan

This was a fun little blanket made from Lion Brand Heartland yarns. LOVE the colors this new yarn offers and it fluffs quite a bit after the [...]

More train crochet – Diamond Exchange Scarves

Wow, these 2 days a week on the train are really turning out to be a great thing. The only downside can be the delays. Sometimes as long as [...]

Newborn hats for photoshoots

My sister has become a photographer, so I’m trying to make sure she has some prop hats for the newborns. So far we have these …. [...]

Dishcloths on a train

I decided to try taking the train 2 days a week to school. I save $20 a day doing this. I can knit/crochet all I like Saves on the wear and [...]

Well Dressed Whiskey

We were headed to a grown-up’s birthday party, with whiskey in mind for our gift, but wanted to wrap it in a unique way. Found the Cab [...]

Duck Pond Scarf

I fell in love with Sheep Shop II (discontinued) wool when I first started to knit several years ago and faved this stitch pattern as well, [...]

Jovi Pink Puff Pullover

Who doesn’t like to look like a jolly pink elf for winter? It’s a pretty sweater, but my choice for the sleeves may look a littl [...]

Wedding Ishbel for Sarah

The Ishbel by Ysolda Teague is my go-to for special occasion gift shawls. Love this pattern. Before I know it, I’m at the lace section [...]

Lichen Fingerless Mitts

A pattern test for Medvssa on Ravelry. The wool is light weight, so the stitch pattern creates a dense fabric, yet they’re not cumbers [...]

Chevron scarf in luxury yarns

Started this scarf a long time ago, and decided to pick it up again and try to complete it. Loving the feel of this fine yarn, 2 skeins of H [...]

Halloween & Skull Stitch Markers

I just love a good set of stitch markers! I can’t help it. It’s like jewelry for my needles. I went to a local bead show and fou [...]

Ewe Tube Cowl

This pattern is fun for me, so I wanted to put it out there and hope others enjoy it too. It’s done in sock weight and I’ve made [...]

A new cowl pattern coming soon…

This crocheted cowl pattern will be available within a few weeks. It uses sock yarn for the body and a worsted weight contrast yarn for the [...]

Skull Scarf for Halloween

This is really cool and I’ll be making more of these for sure. This is the Painted Desert yarn (by Knitting Fever) in my previous post [...]

Back home, safe and sound

I’m home from my recent trip north to visit my sister and her family. We had a nice time making paper craft tags and packaging for my [...]

Going to visit my sister

I have some downtime, so I’m going to visit my sister for just a couple of days. We have a nice time. She papercrafts and I fibercraft [...]

Sewing with scraps and fat quarters

Like most people who craft, you have extra. Extra leftover bits of pretty much everything. For me, it’s usually fabric and small balls [...]

Camp Loopy 2013 has ended for me

Yesterday I completed my Camp Loopy 2013 challenge. The Gaia cardigan in Cascade 200 superwash. The price is around $11 a skein, but for the [...]

Autumn Leaves baby sweater

LOVE this tiny sweater!  It’s the 3-6 month size, but it just seems so darn tiny! Autumn Leaves is a free pattern found here and the [...]

The Gloomy Ulmus

I am a big fan of designs by Kirsten Kapur, and have several patterns, but I didn’t enjoy knitting this one. It looks nice, feels nice [...]

Some miniature afghans

I’m truly in love with squares, especially the grannies. They bring back tons of memories of the 70’s and crocheting growing up. [...]

Ireland in the summer

We just returned from a bus tour and family visit in Ireland. People ask where we went, and it’s more like, where didn’t we go? [...]

Aqua Dolphin Cowl

Pretty yarn and a very nice pattern called My Dolphin Cowl. Love the picot hemmed edge, it’s worth the extra work. They scrumptious ya [...]

Flower Baby Blanket

A new flower baby blanket for my Etsy shop.… [...]

Autumn Baby Gifts

Recently, a friend asked if I would make a blanket for a “Black & White themed baby room, but with a touch of orange” and th [...]

The Wooleater Blanket

I finished it and it sure did eat a LOT of wool! Made with acrylic yarns leftover from other projects. Somehow, I had a whole rainbow but fo [...]

Flower Power Shawl

Really enjoyed finding something a little different to play with. Something with unique motifs (long and tall stitches), a new lace stitch t [...]

The Halyard Shawl

I can’t tell you how much fun I found this pattern. Between the color change yarn and the simple, but not boring pattern, I really enj [...]

Woof! Socks

A friend gifted me a sock pattern from Knit Picks that I just fell in love with (because my other friend designed it) but the problem was, I [...]

Deep Red Shawl

This shawl is made of yarns given to me by friends. It’s nice when gifted yarn yields something so special – I really love it. T [...]

Woohoo for Baby Blankets

I make these when I drive – YEP – You read that correctly. BUT not when I’m moving, just at traffic lights, train crossing [...]
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