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What’s on my needles? 5 Shawls 5 Days knitting challenge!

I follow Aroha Knits on Instagram and she hosts these knitting challenges every once in a while. The premise was to knit up a different shawl shape (one a day for 5 days), but only a small sample size, so you can learn about how different…

February 2, 2017

I Like Crochet / I Like Knitting Digital Magazines: Feb 2017 Issues

Hey! This is just a quick post to let you know of two really cool digital magazines for crocheters and knitters. February 2017’s issues are out and they both have some really cute patterns. I went through each one personally and wanted to share! I…

January 12, 2017

What’s on my needles: Barley hat

I can’t get over how much I loved knitting this hat! I found the yarn at my local yarn shop and instantly knew I wanted to make a hat with it. I tend to steer away from purple, but this yarn was so soft…

December 6, 2016

DIY Faux Fur Pom Pom Tutorial

I was crocheting this pretty awesome plaid hat (pattern by Whistle and Ivy), when I realized a fur pom pom would look pretty cool on top. But two of my local craft stores didn’t have any in stock and Amazon sold them for too much…

November 28, 2016

Holiday Craft Books by Leisure Arts

I have fond memories of my childhood where I’d go digging through my mom’s extensive craft book collection around the holidays to get ideas for things to make for people. Then I’d dig through her cabinet that was full of supplies to gather what I…

October 13, 2016

Fresh off the needles: Melanie Berg’s Nangou Shawl

As a new knitter, I was looking for a simple project to work on that would boost my confidence by being easy, yet would still result in a beautiful piece of work when done. I found out about Melanie Berg on Ravelry. She makes…

September 14, 2016

Indigo Artbox: Art Projects Delivered

I want to tell you guys about Indigo Artbox! But first, I have to tell you that the extend of my drawing abilities is abysmal. So when Melissa, the founder of Indigo Artbox, contacted me about trying one of her boxes out, I admit,…

September 8, 2016

Yarn Along the Rockies 2016: My 3 Day Yarn Crawl

I spent 3 days last week “yarn crawling” to different yarn shops in the Denver area to participate in Yarn Along the Rockies! It was so much fun, I was quietly freaking out inside with excitement with every new yarn shop I made it to.…

August 29, 2016

Obsessed with: Crochet and Knit Kits

Seriously, who doesn’t love a kit, conveniently put together for you all in one neat little package, pattern and yarn? Here’s some kits that have caught my eye… 1. Nangou Shawl Kit | 2. Crochet Wrap Kit | 3. Berroco Delicata | 4. Logan Fingerless Mitts Crochet Yarn Kit | 5. Brooklyn Mitts…

May 24, 2016

Serious Craftsy Sale Happening

I just bought my very first knitting kit! Specifically this one in Rainbow… Casablanca Shawl Kit And two balls of Chunky Mochi. I love color changing yarns! Crystal Palace Chunky Mochi Yarn I won’t be making anything until my wrist pain goes away though.…

November 8, 2015