Next up on my Fellow Designer Spotlight series is Christine from Sweet Potato 3. TBSB: Hi, Christine! Tell my readers a little about yourself. Christine: I am a Wife, Mom, and Designer. That about sums it up. I know that sounds simple, but boy does it keep me busy. I have been blessed to be … Continue reading Fellow Designer Spotlight – Sweet Potato 3
There are lots of tutes (tutorials for the lay folk) out there on the interwebs for all the various post stitches, so I won't be redundant and reinvent the wheel. BUT... I had one heck of an epiphany the other day when I was working on a new pattern design that I do want to … Continue reading Post Stitches Demystified!
Can you believe it's time for the last installment of the KAL?!?!?! It seems like it has passed very quickly for me, and I hope you all have enjoyed it so far! R51-54 Repeat R11-12 R55 Repeat R11 R56-60 Repeat R1 Finishing BO in pattern, leaving long tail for sewing. Lay … Continue reading SKYSCRAPER FINGERLESS GLOVES KAL – PART 3
Happy Monday everyone! It's time for the 2nd installment of the KAL! Are you ready??? We have a big chunk to go through this week, but no worries! You can do it! R18 (k6, p9, k7) across, turn R19 Repeat R11 R20 Repeat R18 R21 – 26 Repeat R11-12 R27 … Continue reading Skyscraper Fingerless Gloves KAL – Part 2
Another designer that I admire and enjoy working with is Kristine Mullen of Ambassador Crochet. She was so kind enough to chat with me so that you all could get to know her too! TBSB: Hi, Kristine! Tell my readers a little about yourself. Kristine: I am a homeschooling mom of 6 (1 boy, … Continue reading Fellow Designer Spotlight – Ambassador Crochet
It is time for the fall round of the Crochet Charity Drive, and this time we're doing mittens! By participating in the drive, you'll have access to 10 different mitten patterns that you can use to minister to those in need. I have the pleasure of being the 2nd designer this round, so if you'd … Continue reading Off the Cuff Mittens – Crochet Charity Drive
I absolutely ADORE the Christmas season - not necessarily for the commercial influences, but more for the fact that it brings joy to my soul when I get to spend time with those that I love. The decorations, the smells of Christmas cookies, and candy canes instantly takes me to my happy place! I mean … Continue reading Create That Wish List & What’s on Mine
It is time! It is time! It is time!!!! It's time for our very 1st Knit Along (KAL)!!! SQUEEEEEEE!!!! (can you tell I am excited?!?!?!) Let's get started on week 1, shall we? Yarn needed: Approx 200 yards #4 ww yarn Needles: Size 6 (4.00mm) Additional materials: yarn needle and plastic pins Notes: These are … Continue reading Skyscraper Fingerless Gloves KAL – Part 1
Y'all know how much I love creating and designing patterns - but I also love working up items from other designers' patterns, especially when they are well thought out and well written. I have had the pleasure of working with several fellow designers, and each week I am going to introduce you to them. I … Continue reading Fellow Designer Spotlight – Butterfly Dreams
Hello hello hello, everybody!! It's been a challenging summer in my personal life, so I had to take a short hiatus. But we have made some changes, and I'm back in action! To celebrate, I'm hosting my very first knit along (KAL). Each week, you'll find the details for each section here on my … Continue reading Skyscraper Fingerless Gloves KAL – the 411!