Pillow Cover

When I started this project I had no idea how long it would take. For something so simple (it’s really just two squares woven together) it ended up being the most knitting I’ve ever done. I almost feel ready to make a sweater at this point — and I say almost because it isn’t happening … Continue reading Pillow Cover

Braided Series

When I first began knitting I fell in love with cabling. As a newbie, a successful cable made me feel extremely accomplished. And to be honest, it still does! I recently came across a braided cable tutorial (linked below) and couldn’t wait to create something. Since my attention span limits me to mainly headbands and … Continue reading Braided Series

Sunset Series

I recently filled this summer’s R&R quota on a week-long beach vacation. The small town borders Lake Huron and is known for its out-of-this-world beautiful sunsets (the picture below doesn’t do them justice). Anyways, the cottage we rented happened to have handmade dishcloths, and the town had a yarn outlet. Obviously this led to a … Continue reading Sunset Series

Jewellery Tray

If there’s anything I love about crochet—and trust me, there are many things—it’s the endless number of functional items that beg to be created. When I sit down to knit, I’m always temped to create a hat, headband or pair of mittens (that pretty much sums up the extent of my knitting projects), but crochet … Continue reading Jewellery Tray

Cup Cozies

It’s absolutely no secret that I love coffee. If I’m awake, I want coffee. One of the greatest appeals of my favourite beverage is also its worst: it’s so dang hot! Thankfully most coffee shops tackle that issue/benefit with convenient coffee sleeves. Most do, but my favourite coffee chain does not—thus, cup cozies! Cup cozies … Continue reading Cup Cozies

eReader Cover

I first ventured into the relaxing world of knitting during my last year of university. Being in my early 20s, most everyone scoffed at this hobby—I couldn’t really blame them. In reality, knitting was a haven of sanity in my world of crazy. Like most hobbies adopted early in life, I dropped knitting for a … Continue reading eReader Cover