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8 Cool and Casual Cardigans to Knit

Sweaters in July, you ask?! Sure, why the heck not? By the time I would actually finish one, it could very well be winter! (I’m epically slow with my knits, in case you didn’t know. Tiny needles and thin yarn make gorgeous projects, but…

July 5, 2017

A Super Easy Father’s Day Gift Idea

I am friends with Tiffzippy on Instagram and Twitter and I knew she has a laser cutting business, so I asked her if doing a profile silhouette was something she could make for me. She said yes, and I am so happy with the way…

June 6, 2017

Fresh off the needles: Solaris Shawl

I bought the yarn I used for this project last August during Yarn Along the Rockies and kept it in my closet until this March when a local yarn shop was hosting a KAL on Facebook for this project. It gave me the confidence…

May 17, 2017

What’s On My Hook: Daffodil Top

I follow Evelyn and Peter on Instagram, and when I saw this pattern show up in my feed, I knew I had to make one for my niece! You can find the pattern in the Evelyn and Peter Etsy shop here. My niece and Lachlan…

May 10, 2017

What’s On My Hook: Chester the Cheezy Cheetah!

Fresh off the hook, actually, this giant amigurumi was a labor of love! In case you don’t know who he is, Chester is the mascot for Cheetos. I made this for my Dad to strap to the back of his Harley. I never thought…

May 1, 2017

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