This past week, I did a hodgepodge of projects. First up, a very cute ear warmer. Here is Miss ME modeling it: This is a free pattern with video tutorial found here. This was a quick, easy, one cable ear warmer. I have rethought my dislike of Lion Brand Thick & Quick....I'm now on board … Continue reading Mixing It Up…
Recently, a fellow crafter I follow on Instagram, put out a Yarn Wish. She asked for knit and crochet hats, scarves and ear warmers to donate to her preferred charity. I had recently finished a Malia CAL Ear warmer. (Premier Candy Shop yarn, warm and soft) Although the picture doesn't show off the stitches well, … Continue reading Malia CAL Donation
A while back, a friend gave me a bag of scrap fabric. Miss ME and I pieced together a jelly roll quilt top from that. Miss ME was a big help! I then used scrap fabric from my stash to make a quilt back. Yesterday, I did the quilting. Honestly, I didn't worry about the … Continue reading Scrap Quilt Complete!
Continuing along with Little Monkeys Crochet Malia CAL, I have started a Malia Ear warmer. Now, due to my not paying attention (at all), I started making the pattern and realized I hadn't even made it to the pattern yet. What the heck do I mean? I mean I made the gauge swatch thinking that … Continue reading Malia CAL
The charity that I donate items to (Hooking for the Homeless) has put out the call for zippered accessory pouches. The book, School of Sewing, has a zippered pouch pattern that utilizes fat quarters. This was the first project I used my zipper foot on. I need practice with that, I broke a needle **insert … Continue reading Charity Sewing
A long time ago, I saw One Dog Woof's Catalunya Color Block Poncho and loved it. I had been wanting to try Lion Brand Fast Track yarn and this was the perfect project. I ordered the yarn and the 12mm knitting needles from Craftsy.com and started knitting. I really like this pattern, super easy, mindless … Continue reading Color Block Poncho
I have long admired Rebecca Langford's (aka Little Monkeys Crochet) crochet designs. Two of my favorite baby blanket patterns are hers: Call The Midwife Comfy Squares I made both for my cousin's son and my finished projects can be found here. Across my FB feed came Little Monkeys Crochet's new CAL, the Malia CAL. There … Continue reading Malia CAL