How-To: Make a Pom-Pom without Special Tools

How-To: Make a Pom-Pom without Special Tools

To create a pom-pom without special tools, we will create our own pom-pom template which consists of 2 pieces of cardboard in a C-shape. Use items available around the house like delivery boxes, soup cans, marker, and scissors to create a template. If none of those are available, free-hand drawing by cutting a rough square […]

Pattern: Knitted Headband with Twist

Pattern: Knitted Headband with Twist

I found this wonderful pattern on Mirella Moments and fell in love with the stitch. This pattern uses an English Rib Stitch which can be knitted in various ways and is sometimes called Fisherman’s Rib Stitch or Brioche Stitch… Depending on how it’s knitted. This pattern is a true English Rib Stitch and uses Yarn […]

Pattern: Pussy Hat Project

Pattern: Pussy Hat Project

Womens Relaxed Fit This simple knit hat with kitten ears has become a powerful symbol of the Women’s March, a stand for Women’s reproductive rights, equality, and the human rights of all. The Pussy Hat Project was a direct protest against the now President and his insulting behavior! It sent a powerful message without a […]

Pattern: Knitted Pocket Tissue Holder

Pattern: Knitted Pocket Tissue Holder

This simple project is just a knitted rectangle folded in thirds. It requires knitting a 6″ x 6.5″ rectangle using Seed Stitch then sew the ends to close. I was packing for a trip and wanted to bring some tissues. Rather than buy travel-sized tissues, I just quick knitted a little holder for some tissues! […]

How-To: Simple Baby Bunting

How-To: Simple Baby Bunting

Here is a baby banner sewn using handmade applique fabric letters! I wanted to start personalizing some of my sewing projects like blankets, so used this mini project as a way to tryout applique. I hand-cut all the triangles and made the applique letters out of fabric. All this sewing project requires is a few […]

How-To: Simple Baby Blanket

How-To: Simple Baby Blanket

One of my new year’s resolutions was to sew a simple blanket and here it is – my first baby blankets! It was so easy, I made two! One with owls and one with elephants, both are reversible. I used a combination of flannel and cotton fabrics for these blankets. It made a nice lightweight […]

Pattern: Erica Cowl

Pattern: Erica Cowl

Here is a nice cozy cowl for my doggie! The chunky, soft rib knit makes the cowl stretchy yet snug for easy on and easy off while providing extra warmth. It stretches to almost double its flat size and can fit a variety of sizes and shapes. Can also be worn unfolded to cover the […]

Pattern: Simply Cute Baby Booties

Pattern: Simply Cute Baby Booties

Here is another pair of baby booties I made for my new little nephew. Aren’t they darling?! I found the pattern on Mon Petit Violon by Vita Apala. She makes THE CUTEST baby bootie patterns. I also made another pair of Baby Moccasins by Vita. Materials: Caron Simply Soft Yarn, Medium Weight, 100% Acrylic, 315 […]

Pattern: De’s Baby Blanket

Pattern: De’s Baby Blanket

Yarn: 8 Skeins Lion Brand Baby’s First Yarn, Bulky Weight, 55% Acrylic 45% Cotton, 120 Yards, $5.99 in 2 Colors: 3.5 Balls Cotton Ball (Bright White) #925-100 3.5 Balls Honey Bee (Buttercup Yellow) #925-157 Needles: US Size 9 (5.5mm) Knitting Needles Circular 24″ or longer Skill Level: Advanced Beginner Measurements/Sizing: Approx. 36″ x 36″ Pattern: […]

Pattern: De’s Baby Hoodie Set

Pattern: De’s Baby Hoodie Set

It’s BABY TIME! I made this little hoodie & hat set for my brother who’s expecting!! This easy baby hoodie is cinched with a pull cord and comes with a matching hat! Perfect for Fall/Winter and makes a lovely Christmas present that crochets up quick. I made this with 100% Washable and Dryable on High […]