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…
In preparation for Thanksgiving, along with cooking, I wanted to make my daughter a dress. At Joann's I found this fabric for 50% off: My family loves Peanuts and I thought it would be fitting for her to wear a Peanuts themed dress. New to garment sewing, I wanted a simple pattern. You can't get … Continue reading Simplicity 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
My daughter really wanted to be a witch this year. "But not a scary witch Mama" "Ok, you can be a cute witch". I made the cape, which I wrote about here. She still thinks the cape is "scary", but has been wearing it at night (after she saw her brother show interest in it). … Continue reading Homemade Halloween
First, my First! My First Garment! A simple tank. Is it perfect? Nope! Am I pleased with it? Yup! (This was a project on my Year of Projects) My neck and arm hole binding is far from perfect, but it fits 😉 It totally needs to be worn under a sweater, but since I LOVE … Continue reading Yarn Along and a First!
For a long time, I have been writing that I am going to make my husband a blanket. I've started a crochet one... I started another crochet one.... I have yet to finish either one. For his birthday this year (a biggie-50!), we bought him a nice, comfy leather recliner. So I searched online for … Continue reading Cozy Flannel
This was a productive week! I finished my hat made from Quince & Co. yarn. A simple hat using simple knit and purl rows (inspired by a store bought hat a friend wore over the winter). I finally found a hat that my purple Lion Brand fur pompom worked with! This hat is for me … Continue reading A Productive Week!