Baby boy knitting 

this Fall I'm going to have a lot of baby knitting to do... No, no, not for me but, for two of my BFFs that are having baby boys. Girls are easy to knit for but, for boys the patterns are limited. I've narrowed it down 5 options for projects that I think would look …

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Mr. Smashlee and his slippers

Ok, I'm just come out and say it... bucket list item #43. Knit my husband something he will actually wear on a regular basis. IS COMPLETED!!! By all appearances this  bucket list item was suppose to be an easy one. But it wasn't... He's a pretty picky guy. Sometimes this is a good thing. But most …

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Back to regularly scheduled knitting….and blogging.

The past two weeks I decided to take a little Smashlee stitches /blog  vacation.  My birthday was last week and I decided to just take some time to relax, knit and catch up on some Netflix. Mr. Smashlee was also on holidays from work so, we did take some time and surprised the minis with …

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5 Fun Knitting Sock Patterns

I'm trying to get out of my knitting sock slump. Pinterest is usually where I turn to for inspiration and I thought I would share some great patterns that  I've found! These socks are pretty cool looking and I think I might need to cast on ASAP. Rubber duck socks Skull socks Fish in the sea  …

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The sweater dress that escaped from the knitting closet of doom…

As I looking through my closet of bad knitting projects, I came across something that pulled at my heart strings. When I found out I was pregnant with the mini-me I was still in my first year of knitting. I had made and completely ( not always successfully) about 15 projects but, since a new …

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Mr. Smashlee still has no slippers…

Today is suppose to be knit for Mr. Smashlee day. He wants slippers, I know how to make slippers. Easy enough. right? Nope. First of he has a list of his perfect slipper. must be black and only black must not fit loosely must accommodate wide feet (never knew Mr.Smashlee had wide feet till a …

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patriotic knits 

This week canada celebrated Canada Day and tomorrow my neighbours to the south celebrate their Independence Day. I thought this week's Pinterest post should be all about celebrating these two countries.  Enjoy! USA Star spangled sandals    American flag pillow cover     Striped bag     Canada  Canada day socks     hockey beaver     Maple leaf …

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