Handmade Baby Hats and Plaid Pumpkins

Can you believe October is almost over? Even with this pandemic and our usual everyday challenges, life goes on. I am just hoping that everybody is doing well and staying safe during these crazy times. Staying busy and occupied helps a lot to distract us from today’s limitations. For me, knitting saves me from goingContinue reading “Handmade Baby Hats and Plaid Pumpkins”

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”

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”

Seed Stitch Headbands

When I was starting to learn how to knit, I looked for pretty stitches with my limited capability of just knit and purl stitches.  The seed stitch immediately caught my attention.  Using just knit and purl stitches, it creates a beautiful texture regardless of the yarn weight being used. These headbands are quick to workContinue reading “Seed Stitch Headbands”

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 workContinue reading “Labor Day Weekend Sale | ShelahKnits”

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”