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Thursday, October 27, 2011

New Hat

I have a new knitting book and have found a cool hat to make. I am knitting one now in shades of green, aqua, teal and will post a picture when done. The hat in the book is made with this wonderful Cascade Paints yarn in Coral Beach. I am going to the LYS today to see if they have it. Isn't it pretty?

Friday, October 21, 2011

Eat Cake For Dinner: Way Better Than That Pizza Place's Cinnastix

Eat Cake For Dinner: Way Better Than That Pizza Place's Cinnastix
I know this is a craft blog, but cooking is a craft and these looked so yummy to me.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Craft Gawker Fail

So, I'm kinda depressed. I submitted several things to Craft Gawker and they were rejected due to lighting, exposure...blah, blah, blah. They look fine on my blog. Oh well, will have to try harder with the photographing. Usually, I am so excited about being finished and wanting to post, I hurry through the picture taking. Does anyone have any suggestions? I am working on a hat with Amazing Yarn by Lion Brand. Will post as soon as I am done.


Tuesday, October 18, 2011


This is a hat that I modified and added the USMC logo.

My First Fair Isle Ear Flap Hat

SO I am so excited. Not only did I design this hat and write the is the first time that I have ever tried Fair Isle Knitting. I think it turned out great for a first attempt and it was really fun to do. 
Fair Isle Ear Flap Hat

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Red White and Blue Hat

I knitted this with sock weight yarn leftovers holding 3 strands together. It was a quick knit and is very warm and soft. I used the pattern from a Ravelry post.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Pink Ear Warmer

This pink ear warmer started out as a scarf....2 years ago. I never could seem to finish it even though I loved the stitch and the color. After I made the other ear warmers, I had an aha moment and decided to convert this to an ear warmer. I tapered the working end, then I picked up stitches on the starting end and tapered that. I did one row of crochet all around to make for nice edging, added the rose button and a loop button hole (of chain stitch crochet) and voila....finished project.                           Pin It

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Sarah's Never-Ending Projects: Wall Art for Sienna's Room

Sarah's Never-Ending Projects: Wall Art for Sienna's Room

Found this today and it is a great idea for putting photos on canvas. Thanks Sarah.