Knit Mittens

I’ve opened the Pandora’s box of knitting. It was only a matter of time, but I knew that once was able to knit mittens there’d be no going back. As soon as I passed the struggle of starting a project on four needles, these mittens came together extraordinarily quickly. And as soon as I finished … Continue reading Knit Mittens

Cup Cozy

Another cup cozy? Yes. Not only can I no longer handle a little bit of coffee cup heat on my hands but I’m also a cup cozy fiend. After I figured out how to knit a cozy, a crochet version wasn’t too far behind. I actually like the crochet version more. Crochet is generally thicker, … Continue reading Cup Cozy

Bright Basket

If you take a spin past my Valentine’s Day post, you’ll see that I included a festive little basket. This basket is very much a variation of that basket, but bigger and brighter! I also used twine (I love twine). While twine can be a bit difficult to work with, the end result is well … Continue reading Bright Basket

Seed Headband

When I started knitting, I rarely wore the projects I made. I started giving them away to anyone who would wear them (the poor souls…), or stashing them away as proof of what I had done. Luckily I’ve moved on from then to create pieces that I can actually wear—this headband, for example. Not only … Continue reading Seed Headband

Twine Coaster

When I discovered the possibilities of crochet, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on some twine. Once I did, it was baskets galore. I have several baskets waiting in the wings, but this pattern is one of my particular favourites. Not only is extremely practical (I tend to hoard projects, so a functional project … Continue reading Twine Coaster