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?”

Thanksgiving Sale 2020

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! There is always something to be thankful for.. and this year is no different. Sure, we have been dealing with a pandemic and restrictions on a global scale, but indeed, there are still things that we can all be thankful for. I would like all of you to know that I amContinue reading “Thanksgiving Sale 2020”

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”

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”

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”

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?”