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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

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 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

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

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

Yarn lovers, have you heard of Beanie Bags?

Jimmy Beans Wool has a tiny subscription service for yarn lovers called Beanie Bags. I think it’s such an affordable (and cute) way to try new yarns! With US prices starting at $10 (Canada starts at $15), you get 5 samples of yarn and…

April 14, 2016

What’s on my needles: My first knit shawl

Pattern: Bernat Triangle Shawl Yarn: 2 skeins of Cascade Casablanca in Rainbow (affiliate link) Needles: US 9 / 5.5mm with 36 inch circular This was my first real knitting project since teaching myself with YouTube videos last year. And it’s the perfect pattern to start with…

April 5, 2016