Not much on my needles this weekend…

I'll admit it..I didn't do alot of knitting this past weekend. About 2 hours total for the whole weekend. I thought I was getting sick but, it appears I was wrong ( hopefully). The first sign of a cold for me is my skin dries out.  Its kinda weird but, my hands, nose and cheeks …

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My favorite patterns from Ravelry this week.

My absolute favorite part of day is when I get to sit down at my computer, go on ravelry and search for patterns that will use up my stash. Every night I grab 2 or 3 skeins of yarn and just search and search until I find THE perfect pattern. Since, I've been doing this every …

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When I grow up I want to be a designer…of knitting patterns….

I've been feeling the craving to design some new patterns lately. And by lately I mean, the whole last year, I've been racking my brain trying to come up with something. The problem is I never had any inspiration. all my other patterns came to me rather effortlessly. I just bring out some yarn to …

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When in doubt…Remember why you started…

I can be really a really focused and goal orientated person. I can be a self-starter and I love learning new things, Especially about knitting. Every once and while though, I get in a slump. I start to doubt my goals and my ability to achieve them. I start thinking " Why am I even …

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I know why they call it the unforgettable shawl…

My unforgettable shawl is all finished! Whoo hoo!! This project turned out way better than I thought it would. It was fast, it was easy and it turned out beautifully.    I've never really understood shawls. I know lots of people who go crazy for them ( like my Mom) but, I have always thought …

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I did it…With a little help from a friend!

Last week I posted about a blanket I was knitting. I was stuck on a square and I just could understand how to complete the pattern properly. So, I reached out to you guys to help me understand the directions. Well, I\m very happy to report that I got just what I needed.  A massive …

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Help!! I have no idea what I’m doing…

I've been knitting this baby blanket. It's a sampler afghan from red heart. I'm trying to use up yarn stash and work through all the projects I already have on the go. Blankets are a great stash buster. This project has been a blast so far. I love samplers blanket. I'm not a huge fan …

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