Monthly Archives: April 2012

3KCBWDAY7 Hooked

Crafting Balance  Are you a knitter or a crocheter, or are you a bit of both? If you are monogamous in your yarn-based crafting, is it because you do not enjoy the other craft or have you simply never given … Continue reading

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3KCBWDAY6 Improv or improving?

Improving Your Skillset How far down the road to learning your craft do you believe yourself to be? Are you comfortable with what you know or are you always striving to learn new skills and add to your knowledge base? … Continue reading

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3KCBWDAY5 Best Day Ever

Craft Your Perfect Day Plan your fantasy day with your craft, It might just take up one hour of your day or be the entire focus of the day, but tell your readers where you’d love to craft, whether you’d … Continue reading

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day4 What’s on your needles?

A Knitter or Crocheter For All Seasons?As spring is in the air in the northern hemisphere and those in the southern hemisphere start setting their sights for the arrival of winter, a lot of crocheters and knitters find that their … Continue reading

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day3 3KCBWDAY3

Your Knitting Or Crochet HeroBlog about someone in the fibre crafts who truly inspires you. There are not too many guidelines for this, it’s really about introducing your readers to someone who they might not know who is an inspiration … Continue reading

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good to the last drop 3KCBWDAY2

Photography Challenge Day!Today challenges you to be creative with your photography, and get yourself in with the chance to win the photography prize. Taking interesting photographs in this instance isn’t about flashy cameras or a great deal of technical know-how, it’s … Continue reading

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3KCBWDAY1 Nature’s colors

Colour LoversColour is one of our greatest expressions of ourselves when we choose to knit or crochet, so how do you choose what colours you buy and crochet or knit with. Have a look through your stash and see if … Continue reading

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continuing cat saga

Are you tired of kittens yet? I hope not because here comes a post with my wonky left-handed knitting and eliminating sewed seams. Ok this doesn’t change the pattern at all — it is just visualizing how your pattern will … Continue reading

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My Orange Marmalade tabby

So I have started  the kitty bonnet using the pattern I shared with you in the last post. I am not going to go through every line because the pattern is pretty straight forward. I do want to get a … Continue reading

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Kitten Bonnet Pattern

With all the discussions I read about sharing a pattern and copyrights I really didn’t know what to expect when I wrote Patons Yarn company about sharing an out of print hat from an old booklet that I picked up … Continue reading

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More Baby Knits

It really is like potato chips once you make one you can’t stop. So here is #4 for the Ravelry: Itty Bitty Knits discussion topic – April Charity And what’s more its hard to be unhappy when you are knitting little baby … Continue reading

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Betcha, you can’t knit just one

It’s like potato chips you can’t stop at one. But unlike potato chips it is better for your cholesterol and won’t add to your waist line.Another set finished. this pattern is from A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara … Continue reading

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So the another baby blanket is off my needles. Now that it is done I like the blue and gray combo. I made a few mistakes but nothing glaring.Next I will cast on for a matching hat. These are so … Continue reading

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Queen Meva is doing well. She wears her cone like a crown mostly ignoring that it is there. But like a ruler she feels the weight of the crown.Most of the day she sits very regal in her usual spot … Continue reading

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Rubber Duckie You’re the one

Vest is on hold temporarily. Meva had to go to the vet yesterday – she had a cut that wasn’t healing. Dr. Heidi ended up stitching her wound together. Poor Meva came home wearing a cone and wasn’t very happy. … Continue reading

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More Vintage Knits

I found this pamphlet at St Vinnies. Old pattern booklets are a bargain there, only 4/$1.00 or .29 for a single. I love digging through the baskets of leaflets and and finding these old treasures.  Even better are the ones … Continue reading

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15″ in

So I have started over and am 15″ in. I really should listen to my yarn – – the wrap was going slow and I think it was because I wasn’t sure about the project. I love the lace pattern … Continue reading

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