Small Claw Cables Knitting Stitch

The Small Claw Cables Knitting Stitch has a few variations. It can be modified by adding rows for the intervals between the cables or by adding the number of stitches to make the bars or legs of the cables thinner or thicker. It is also referred to as the Horseshoe Cable Stitch or Wishbone CableContinue reading “Small Claw Cables Knitting Stitch”

Tear Drop Stitch

The Tear Drop Stitch is a lovely knitting stitch for intermediate knitters. Use it for larger projects such as throws or baby blankets where the pattern is highlighted, thus creating a beautiful texture. I have two different swatches using different size needles for this stitch. Both swatches use worsted weight yarn but changing the needleContinue reading “Tear Drop Stitch”

Wholesale/Bulk Orders Now Available

Welcome May! Celebrating my birthday month, we are so thrilled to announce that we are now accepting wholesale or bulk orders for our Alaska handmade items. We are starting it off with three of our popular and best selling items and will be adding more to our catalog this summer. Left: Fireweed Chunky Hats availableContinue reading “Wholesale/Bulk Orders Now Available”

Alaska Ridges Beanie

Knitting Pattern There is some exciting news that I wanted to share with you. The Alaska Ridges Beanie goes live today! This is my first published pattern and I cannot believe it is actually here.. I am hopeful that this is the beginning of many more designs that I can share with all of you.Continue reading “Alaska Ridges Beanie”

Coffee, Cocoa and Tea Beanies

Once in a while, I browse patterns on Etsy and honestly, I have found some really good ones that have been my favorites for years. Last week, I had my hands on a knitting pattern bundle by @ladyjaycrochet. It is for three lovely beanies with texts coffee, cocoa and tea wrapped around. I spent myContinue reading “Coffee, Cocoa and Tea Beanies”

New Shop Feature

There is some very exciting news that I wanted to share with all of you. For the past few months, I have been developing my website and blog. I probably went through hundreds of themes before I was satisfied with the one I am currently using. The newest addition is the Shop feature. You canContinue reading “New Shop Feature”

So You Want to Publish Your Pattern?

This year, I am finally doing it! I have been wanting to publish my own knitting patterns for a while and I think I am now ready to dive in. Having said that, it is only appropriate that it be one of the very first patterns I have written back in 2014. I called itContinue reading “So You Want to Publish Your Pattern?”

Basic Two Needle Mittens

After Christmas, I was craving to do a different project than what I had been doing for the past few months. Lucky enough, I found an old pattern from Patons for Mittens and Gloves. I forgot that I had that pattern and I remember, I only did a pair of fingerless gloves out of itContinue reading “Basic Two Needle Mittens”

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, weContinue reading “Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska”

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 successfulContinue reading “County Fair 2019”

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.Continue reading “Knitted Pumpkins”

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 doingContinue reading “Market Prep 2019”