Fireweed Crochet Pouch

This past week was spring break and when I started on this project a few days ago, spring was in the air. Well, not anymore. That next morning, we woke up to 16 inches of fresh snow. However, I say we can choose the vibes to project so I decided to write up this patternContinue reading “Fireweed Crochet Pouch”

Single Granny Square Crochet

My appreciation for handmade started back in grade school. We had a Home Economics course where we learned how to do basic cooking, table setting, sewing, crochet and cross stitch. Sounds really cool, doesn’t it? Granny squares can be used for a lot of items. They can be used for blankets and throws, scarves, bagsContinue reading “Single Granny Square Crochet”

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”

Mini Trees in Crochet Planters | A Photo Tutorial

So it is officially 41 days before Christmas and I know some of you will agree that it is simply not the same this year. We all know that everyone is coping differently with regards to the pandemic and some are doing better than others. It is a fact though that a lot of peopleContinue reading “Mini Trees in Crochet Planters | A Photo Tutorial”

Wishbone Headband by Susann Hummel

Project Started: August 3, 2020 Project Finished: August 6, 2020 The Wishbone Headband Pattern by Susan Hummel is from a Ravelry Knit-Along group. You can find my Ravelry profile here. For this project, I used these materials: Yarn: Lion Brand’s Heartland in Yosemite colorway, scrap yarn in contrasting color Knitting needles: Clover Takumi US 6Continue reading “Wishbone Headband by Susann Hummel”

The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting – A Book Review

Between knitting, meeting orders, advertising and marketing, it is easy to get lost with the humdrum of it all. I have been meaning to share with you one of my older projects. With a vast amount of resources online, starting on a new project is quite easy.  From blogs to videos to tutorials, you canContinue reading “The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting – A Book Review”

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”

Fireweed Chunky Hats

Did I mention I live in Alaska?  This summer has given us some of our warmest months!  The record of Summer 2013 saw 42 days of 70 degrees or warmer.  Today, we broke that record as Summer 2019 moved past that mark with 43 days of 70 degrees or warmer, and it is not overContinue reading “Fireweed Chunky Hats”

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 someContinue reading “Current projects, anyone?”