Category Archives: Finished Projects

Finished Object: The Quilt!

I did it! I finished a sewing project and I’m really quite pleased with it! I present: THE QUILT! I did some fairly basic quilting by just stitching in the ditch. I then washed and dried it to give it … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Pumpkin Hat

Last week I finished a quick knit for my brand new nephew (he’s so cute I could DIE). Basically I just used Stephanie Pearl-McPhee’s recipe for hats and added an icord stem. It’s not very elaborate but it’s functional.   … Continue reading

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Knitting Mojo

The last few months I’ve been in a real knitting funk. I fully lost my mojo. I was told a few weeks back that my sister-in-law is expecting the first baby in my husband’s immediate family and LIKE CHILEAN MINERS, … Continue reading

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Belated FO: Gnome Barf Gloves

I finished these ages ago but only recently started pulling them out to use at work and in the mornings. There are definitely some things I would have done differently (the stockinette is a bit baggy, for example…that jog there … Continue reading

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Finished Object: Swirly Hat

Swirly rainbow hat is COMPLETE! It was a perfect opportunity to try out Helen…I should have taken the picture from a different angle, but that’s ok, practice makes better. I’ve long lusted after this yarn from The Lemonade Shop (Sparkle … Continue reading

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New addition

I’d like to introduce everyone to a new member of the family. This is Helen. She now lives on top of my yarn shelf. Here she is modeling a hat I finished ages ago but never posted about – the … Continue reading

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Time found!

Found some time this weekend (before my knee decided to crap out on me) to dye up some more yarn. This time I decided to try some variegated! It’s super interesting to see how the different colors came out. It’s … Continue reading

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An Experiment

Bubble, bubble Toil & Trouble Decided to give yarn dyeing a go. Tried Kool-Aid with some roving (it went…ok…I needed more Kool-Aid in there for sure and the roving felted a bit). I decided that it was fun and bought a … Continue reading

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