Okay. It’s really just the Easter bunnies that get knit up. At our house we know the real reason we celebrate Easter is to recognize Jesus died and rose again, but that doesn’t lessen the lure of the cute little easter bunnies. And, I just can’t see how a knit up Jesus would be anything … Continue reading
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Start knitting yourself a little spring! As I write this, there’s new snow today, so I’m needing to create a little color and optimism… maybe you are too? Here are some easy little bits of cheeriness for you. Enjoy! Felted Bunny by Claire Garland | Free and Simple Knitting Patterns Bunny Nuggets by Rebecca Danger … Continue reading
Yarn along and free knitting patterns for hearts
Here we are again, the weekly yarn along with Small Things. I’ve finally gotten finished with my Honey cowl (pattern available here). I’ve been knitting like a crazy lady, determined that I would not have yet another week devoid of a finished project to show on the yarn along. Actually, as of this writing, I … Continue reading
Wednesday Yarn Along: Scissors are my friend. and, cowls are more fun than washcloths.
Last week I told you all that I had botched up my fingerless gloves and I wanted help from knitting genies and geniuses. Well, you were wonderful. Between my Facebook page help, comments on this blog, and in-person suggestions, I had a number of options to choose from. The suggestions included: 1) the obvious but … Continue reading
Washcloths and Failures
This is my update on the yarn along. It’s also a chance to tell you I’m making a new “super easy, use up some yarn you probably already have” pattern. Any guesses which is the washcloth and which is the failure? Right. I was all happy and possibly a bit cocky last week about how … Continue reading
Free “Does this Hat make my Head Look Fat?” Pattern
The first thing I need to tell you is that I knit this hat in less than two hours, including seaming it up… REALLY! I’m not a super duper speed knitter contestant. I just had some great big yarn and some motivation. Our heat and hot water went kaput for a chunk of the week … Continue reading
Free and Easy Chunky Cowl Pattern
I’m kinda addicted to cowls lately. It all started last year after a trip to KnitPurl in Portland. I made a cowl (NOT the one pictured) that I absolutely love with a yarn that’s wonderful. The pattern I used for that cowl (again, NOT this one) is called the Tuesday Night Cowl by Susan Lawrence … Continue reading
The new phonebook (I mean, knitting magazine) is here!
Look what came yesterday… my new Winter 2011 Interweave Knits magazine. Yay! I don’t know if anyone else remembers that old commercial with the kid running down the lane holding the new phonebook up in the air, yelling “the new phonebook’s here!” Apparently it was very exciting; that’s kind of how I feel when I … Continue reading