Pattern: Hoop Earrings Crochet Style

Pattern #3 of my Beaches, Bikes, & Babes Collection for Spring/Summer 2011. Summer is officially here! It was a hot hazy kick off to Memorial Day Weekend here in NYC. I was doing some spring cleaning when these random hoop earrings fell out. I was going to toss them but thought maybe I can crochet […]

Worldwide Knitting in Public Day 2011

Worldwide Knitting in Public Day is coming soon and will be celebrated here in New York’s Bryant Park on June 11th! I’ve never attended but thought it was a neat idea. Just show up to start knitting outdoors with fellow knitting fanatics. This year WWKIP is celebrated from June 11-19 depending on your area. All […]

Pattern: Summer Shift Dress

Happy Graduation to my brother, Yale SOM Class of 2011! Hi fellow knitting, crochet, and sewing fanatics! I made my dress for my brother’s graduation! Otherwise known as my Schoolhouse Rock Dress. That day turned out cold and rainy which I wasn’t entirely prepared for 🙁 But it all worked out. We met so many […]

Pattern: Spring/Summer Tri-Strand Cowl

I love working with multiple strands of yarn. Not sure why, but I do! I saw this piece at Loopy Mango down in Soho and decided to make it! It was a simple and freeform piece that knitted up in a jiffy. It was made by Waejong of Loopy Mango. Anna, the other half of […]

KnitMap! Find Your Local Yarn Shop

I recently discovered KnitMap!. Find your local yarn shop by simply typing in your Zip Code!! I tried it with my zip code and it is really comprehensive. It’s aim is to provide a searchable directory of local yarn shops neatly mapped out on Google Maps from all over the world. Just type in a […]

Pattern: Summer Shift Tunic

Summer Shift Dress by OMG! Heart So easy and breezy. Inspired by this dress made by Waejong and Anna from Loopy Mango. Super simple satisfying knit. Knit 2 giant rectangles in Garter Stitch all the way around. That’s it! It’s also a very efficient use of yarn. 2 balls was all it took for either […]

8-bit RPGs + Amigurumis = Nerd Love!

Finally my amigurumi army is complete! These crochet critters have been kicking around in my parking lot (or graveyard) of projects in progress since way before my National Crochet Month post. I first made them as party favors for my friend Shahina’s Christmas Party circa 2008. My original 12 crochet critters are now all over […]

OMG! Heart: Loopy Mango

      Loopy Mango ~ 78 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013 ~ (212) 343-7425 Between Wooster & Greene I mean really heart. I found this shop and the exquisite knit pieces above while looking for bikini yarn like Cascade Fixation which just wasn’t doing it for me. Quite the mythical pipe dream considering I […]