Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska

It was such a delight visiting North Pole, Alaska for our first family road trip for the year!  My sister and brother-in-law came up here from Australia and we were so blessed to have had this amazing experience right in the middle of winter… at -40 degrees F! Of course being in North Pole, we visited the world famous Santa Claus House – where…

County Fair 2019

Wow! After months of market preparation, the County Fair that I was participating in finally wrapped this year. Dozens of vendors with their crafts, trade and expertise, our ever-loving community that never ceases to support our local dreamers, and of course, the dedication and commitment of the organizers all helped make this event a successful one for the books. My handmade shop Shelah Knits…

Knitted Pumpkins

It is only a week and a half to go before the market day I am going to be in and there are lots to do! This week, I have been enjoying working on some knitted pumpkins.  The pattern is from FitFoodArtShop and I love it because it uses up some of my stash yarn. The possibilities are just endless! You can combine any…

Market Prep 2019

It’s been a week since fall started but here in Alaska, it seems like we are closely approaching the end of it. Check out the mountains around us and they are all screaming winter! That brings me to point out another exciting thing…. hat season! Knitting wise, I am having a blast.  I am currently doing a market prep for the end of October.  So…

Labor Day Weekend Sale | ShelahKnits

Happy Labor Day weekend everyone! One may ask, why do we observe Labor Day?  To put it simply, every first Monday in September of each year,  we pay tribute and celebrate the achievements and contributions of American workers, hence, Labor Day.  It is only appropriate that we honor and pay tribute to the hard work and dedication of our people. Beginning September 1 through…

Current projects, anyone?

My favorite season is fall and living in Alaska, fall lasts a few weeks if not shorter. So, I actually start craving for autumn and winter knits before the summer ends. This is also when I start ramping up my inventory for festivals and bazaars to sell my creations. Currently, I am working on some baby hats and playing with some autumn colors. Ask…