Knitted Bloom- A Handbag/ Ponytail Embellishment

My sister has decided to take her first vacation in years to celebrate her 30th birthday.  She is heading to the sunny Caribbean and I am super jealous because I will still be working, changing diapers, doing the laundry and washing the dishes while she is sunning on the beach and swimming in clear blue…

A Lovely Shoulder Wrap

      I wanted to make my mother-in-law something special for her birthday.  I also knew I wanted to use/show off my newly aquired knitting skills :).  So when I saw this wrap pattern on Fiber Flux I knew I had to make it.  It is a running joke in my husband’s family that his mom…

Knitted Toddler Hat (sizing 1-3 yrs)

    The last couple of days have been quite busy.  Thursday night was grocery shopping…had  to get the rest of the food I needed for my 2 week challenge.  Dinner that night was sandwiches.  Last night I had a much-needed girl’s night out with my sister, sister-in-law and a couple of friends.  Sushi and…

Avery’s Baby Blanket

It is done!  That’s right, I have finally finished Avery’s baby blanket (insert applause here). I started this blanket not long after I found out I was pregnant.  I would work on it here and there thinking I had 9 months, that is so much time!   Ha!   Avery is now 5 months old…

Knitting/Sewing Binders

Now that I am really into both knitting and sewing, I have been downloading patterns and ideas like mad.  As a result, I have a lot of pages and no home for them.  I wanted to keep things organized and at hand for easy viewing.  I figured the best way to do that was to…

Knitted Baby Hat

I have finished my second knitting project!  Avery’s winter hat.  It is simple and sweet! Here’s how I made it. Materials: Size 9 US needles 1 skein of any color baby soft yarn by Vanna White for Lion Brand (I used fuchsia and purple) *optional contrasting color for stitching and closing of the top large…

Knitted Fingerless Gloves

I decided to try some homemade gifts for Christmas this year.  I really enjoyed the process and it seemed people were happy with the outcome too!  One gift I made were fingerless gloves.  No not the kind with ten finger holes but ones that fit over your hands like a mitten with no top.  I…

Knitting

So I have learned to knit.  I am still at the beginners stage but I have already completed on simple project and am working on finishing my second.  The first is a headband ear warmer.  With the large button off to the side it is pretty cute. Having made one I plan on altering the…