Category: Knitting

A Very Crafty Christmas

A very belated story…. This past Christmas was very different for me. Typically, I make about 70% of my gifts, along with Christmas cards and cookies. This time around, work took up most of my holiday, so I… Read More

A DIY Baby Shower: Knitted Baby Owls

My sister is having a baby so I made a knitting TO-DO list. If you’re into knitting, check out the free pattern for my Knitted Baby Bunting. She wanted her baby shower and nursery to be owl themed…. Read More

A DIY Baby Shower: Knitted Baby Bunting

I’m an aunt!!! But something had to happen in order for that to be true…And lots of crafts too! My sister called me one night to tell me she was having a baby. A baby! I immediately started… Read More

Yarn Bomb that Bridge

My typical jaunt from Ohio to New Jersey goes a little something like this… Highway..Highway…Sheetz!…Highway…Highway…sheetz!…Highway…Highway…Highway…home. This time I decided to switch it up. There was some yarn graffiti that had my name all over it.

Yarn dying at home!

I got home from a long office day and decided that I needed to do something hands-on and creative. My computer legs were tired of sitting. I took one long look at my yarn stash and finally decided… Read More

So much to learn in Montréal!

The HB and I needed a mid-week vacation, so we took off a few days and headed across the border to Montreal. Most say, “Why go to Montreal when it’s cold??” Well, we are warm-blooded creatures who love… Read More

Knitting on Cashmere Clouds

This year – with my JC BFF, Kaitlyn, moved to the far away land of Chicago and my Ohio BFF, Tara, too far away – I had to venture to Vogue Knitting 2013 NYC alone. It’s my one… Read More

KUI – Knitting Under the Influence

Holiday gift giving can get crazy. For those who hand-make their gifts, it can get down right mad. Every minute of my day that is not consumed by typing or using a mouse at work, sleeping or showering… Read More

Sheep Wool, Mudd and Climbing – Oh My

Last weekend we headed to the “NYS Sheep and Wool Festival” in Rhinebeck NY for a NLKnitting road trip.  With the leaves changing, it was the perfect time to be on the road.

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More