Cabled Baby Blanket

Another baby blanket is done!  I love making baby blankets because they are… adorable cuddly easy compared to a full sized blanket small enough to try unique or challenging designs and they are made with love for a special baby! This pattern is a knitted cable design.  A bulky yarn was[Read more]

Rapids Stitch Blanket / Afghan Pattern

It’s starting to get chilly in our part of the world.  In fact today it is cloudy and gloomy.  The perfect time to get out the afghans. Maybe you call them throws or blankets.  You know the ones, they can be found draped on the edge of a chair or couch. We hide[Read more]

Pattern: Easy Pot Scrubber

Cleaning tools don’t have to be boring.  Add a bit of color in your kitchen with this Easy Pot Scrubber Pattern.  I was introduced to this project through our church’s “Helping Hands” group.  We send these as gifts to the locals with our pastor when he travels to the mission[Read more]

Knitting in Pantone’s Fall 2014 Fashion Colors

Birthday gifts – you would think someone who likes to knit and crochet would always have in mind upcoming birthday, showers, weddings, etc. Nope – my mind doesn’t seem to work that way so from now on I vow to put these things on a list so that I can[Read more]

Grand Opening: Introducing our Etsy Shop

In case ya haven’t notice yet, we have an Etsy Shop! Boy that’s super exciting to announce! So far we have a few patterns and handmade things you might have seen previously on the blog. As we like to dabble in a variety of crafts – you will find an[Read more]

Weekend Project: Free Easy Knit Blanket Pattern

Looking for a quick project for the weekend?  Maybe you need a wedding gift like I did. With a few weddings approaching quickly I headed to the store in search of a thick yarn.  Lion Brand’s Homespun Thick & Quick was my choice, super bulky (6) weight and oh so[Read more]

Pinwheel Mug Rug

I have seen oodles of these mini quilts dubbed mug rugs and decided to try my hand at it! What is a mug rug, you ask? After some research, here’s my best answer: A mini quilt that is larger than a coaster, but smaller than a placemat. The perfect spot[Read more]

Peplum Top – Vogue 8815

I pulled out a pattern I have been meaning to try – Very Easy Vogue 8815. I have wanted to make a peplum top for quiet some time now! I chose to make view B. I pulled out some left over material from another project – the only item I[Read more]