The Dark Knit Rises: Knitting Comics!

Love that Batman is knitting! Happy Labor Day Weekend! It’s the last official weekend of summer. Le sigh. But hopefully these new comics I discovered will keep you in good spirits. CHECK IT OUT!!! Worsted for Wear, a comic strip created by Rachael and Josh Anderson, does not always feature Batman in his knitting stance! […]

Sewing in Afghanistan

Woman and child sewing together in a yurt in the Kyrgyz lands. Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan. Above is the winning picture for the National Geographic Traveler – 2012 Photo Contest by Cedric Houin. This captivating photo first drew me in by its strong sense of place. A snap in a moment of time, present day, yet […]

2 Knit Skirts in Short Rows!

I was looking for some skirt patterns to try and here are my two faves. I loved the pleats and also wanted to try knitting in the “short rows” or “wrap and turn” technique. I am currently working on the Hey Mickey skirt. Both patterns are free! Hey Mickey Skirt by Jacquelyn Landry This is […]

OMG! Cute Overload Crochet

Check out these totes adorbs crochet amigurumis!! Love how these cute yet classic amigurumis have so much personality. And not unlike the internet meme site Cute Overload in the cuteness department. *scream* Below are some of my faves. Check out Teri Crews Designs for many more lovable designs to discover like Koala, Giraffe, Sloth, Owl, […]

42 Fab Free Knits By Rowan

I wanted to knit but didn’t have a project I wanted to do. So I raided Knit Rowan’s free pattern library and found some great stuff!! I was looking for something easy that I could wear now like a skirt… I didn’t find a skirt pattern but these are worth a mention because they’re really […]