The mail has been pouring in lately. On Friday I was so happy when Jason checked the mail and brought back the first package delivered to my new studio address: Lee sent me her awesome Quick Knits Club! The yarn is gorgeous, it’s recycled, respun, and over-dyed. An amazing amount […]
If you are a sock knitter, you know of the little 10 feet to 20 yards that are left when you make them. This cute little mini sock was great for using up some of my leftover sock yarn!
If you are a sock knitter, you know of the little 10 feet to 20 yards that are left when you make them. Well, I’ve been knitting a Ton of sock. Okay, maybe not a “ton” but about 5 pairs down now — I love wearing them now that it’s […]
It’s been awhile since I started a new knitting project, so I wanted it to be really great. Something I would want to wear all the time. And something that would be brainless to knit so I can take it everywhere for me. At first I was going to do […]
Quite some time ago I posted about how I was working through my stash of works in progress. I thought (unrealistically) I would be able to post progress on this pile of wips each week. Ha! Yeah right. Let’s see that was how many weeks ago? 12 weeks. Yep, twelve. […]
It is always so satisfying to use up stash yarn I must say. I’ve had this nondescript bundle of bulky super wash wool for quite sometime. It was given to me by a friend who was de-stashing. Known as the “Craft Leftovers Girl” I often get donations of leftovers from […]
Game Knitting aye? What is that? Think tv drinking game meets knitting. But instead of a hangover, you get a one of a kind fun knit project! Wonderful! I have never seen anything like this and I am so excited to have my first game knitting night :) I just […]
Often it’s those last 10 yards that are the hardest to find uses for. What the heck do you do with those? Thankfully there are many answers to that question! But today I am going to just focus on one: Slip Stitch Knitting! Traditionally, fair isle work using up more […]
Well, exciting things are underway and I finally get to share with you what I’ve been working on all weekend. First, if you are on Ravelry, I’ve started to add the all cl patterns to Ravelry for download! And I’ve also started going through all the cl patterns and updating […]
Well, I’ve had quite a huge pile of wips building up over the last 6 months and I decided to go through my yarn ones today and try to figure out my plan of attack – getting them finished up and out of the basket so I can start wearing […]
You see my bike has a sloping high bar – which makes it great for when I want to wear a skirt and am riding somewhere, but also makes it so there is no place to put a holder for my water bottle. Awesome and lame all at the same time. So I made myself a knit water bottle holder that I could sling over my shoulder and have water whenever I needed it. A few years later I made another one – crochet this time!
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I really love my stash socks and now that it’s getting warm again, I’ll most likely be making another pair. I’ve been making a lot of market bags lately from Hempathy yarn and have some leftover- perfect for some stash socks for the summer!
I don’t know if any of you remember from awhile ago when I posted about my Knitting Basket and how it’s broken down and I want to fix it. Well, I’ve finally got around to it and thank you so much for all your suggestions!
This month’s Craft Leftovers Monthly I wrote an article about Springing into Action and how charity knitting/crochet/sewing is a great way to make an impact in people’s lives who are having a hard time, make a dent in your stash, and in general feel better about yourself. The original plan […]
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I have been wanting to make gauntlets for a long time now and, guess what? I did! And then I made another one! Haha. One is knit and one is crocheted, so a little something for everyone (well, unless you are a sewer only, in which case, I might make a sewn one soon).
I’m facing giving my knitting basket a face lift. Very similar to the story here on Vintage Knitting, my basket is old and broken down and it doesn’t stand up (I have it propped open between the couch and the side table, nice right?). But I really like it. It […]
It’s great having a place to put all my stitch markers instead of just putting them into random little pouches and bags and cubbyholes.
I redid the wooden 4 drawer set I had mentioned yesterday. It wasn’t really hard to do but made me feel really good. Kind of set the rest of my day on good footing you know. Here is what I did:
A pressing thing – hooks and needles. I need a serious storage solution for sure, but I don’t have a lot to spend. I have a little wooden 4 drawer deal, but I think that my circulars would catch on the inside and it would turn into a huge headache. […]