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 […]

Knitmare on Elm Street

Knitmare on Elm Street by Hannah Simpson ~ Price $11.56 My BF got this for me from Forbidden Planet and OMG! HEART the patterns in this book. The book has great illustrated and easy to understand instructions and the diagrams feature “werewolf” hands demonstrating the knitting techniques. Fun! A pun on Freddie Krueger and the […]

Super Fun Holiday Quick Knits

Snow Pea by We Knit You A Merry Christmas I saw these on Daily Mail and had to repost. They’re awesome knit patterns for the holidays. They make great fun little knit gifts. And books make great gifts for knitters too. Patterns contain both knit and crochet items. ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ We Knit You […]

Holiday Gift Idea: Knit Your Dog (or Cat)!

Check out these awesome dog and cat knits by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne. Great to make as gifts for dog lovers. Great books to give as gifts for knitting lovers. Fabulous and affordable. AWESOME! Knit Your Own Cat By Sally Muir & Joanna Osborne, $10.17 Knit Your Own Dog By Sally Muir & Joanna […]

Giveaway: Win A Free Knitting Book!

Would you like to win this lovely free knitting book, Teach Yourself Visually Circular Knitting? Melissa Morgan Oakes, who wrote the book, was kind enough to send me a couple of copies to review and giveaway! You can learn more about the book in my full review ! See below on how to enter! Contest […]

Teach Yourself Circular Knitting!

Check out this sporty cowl I made. It’s actually dual purpose, it’s both a neck gator and a ski hat, all in one! Yes, it’s unseasonably warm considering it’s June but I wanted to illustrate some Circular Knitting techniques from this new book! Melissa Morgan-Oakes sent me a copy of her new book, Teach Yourself […]

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 […]

Toe Up Socks – Two At A Time!

Toe Up Socks – Two at at Time I officially have Socks Fever! Not only are these my first ever socks but they are done using a technique called Toe-Up Sock Knitting! Which simply means instead of knitting the socks from the cuff down to the toe, they are knit beginning from the toe on […]

Knit, Sew, & Crochet Class Mania

Spring is here! It was 74 gorgeous degrees outside yesterday in NYC! Nothing like nice weather to chase away the winter blues (and all the seriously heavy stuff going on in the world right now). So I’m ready for Summer. I’ve been dreaming up some fun ideas to get into gear and decided to celebrate […]

Going Solo: Sewing Style

HOLY CRAP! I just found the sewing book of my dreams. I went to the bookstore on a lark (as per usual) to check out the sewing books. I wasn’t expecting to find anything to write home about. Instead I found something to write to the world about! Ha. Ok. I kid. But seriously. The […]