My kitchen scale revisited

I’ve been musing a bit again about how useful my kitchen scale is for knitting and crochet. For instance, the other day, after I made the halter top for Selma, I wanted to know how much yarn it took, so

Right down to it…

My new guilty pleasure happens to be The Knitty Gritty on the DIY network. Thanks to TiVo and late night nursing my son Jay, I get to sit, bleary-eyed and learn how to use doublepointed needles, make i-cord, and best

Finally! Mini-Blanket Pattern

Here are the instructions for the mini-blanket I spoke of on April 29th. Mini-Carriage Blanket Copyright 2005, Amy O’Neill Houck This petite blanket is the perfect size to cover your little one in the infant seat. Two strands of TLC

Erika Knight’s Woven Rug

I was watching Knitty Gritty on DIY tonight, and Erika Knight was on with some really cool ideas which could translate easily to crochet. She’s creative about using materials other than yarn to make knitted objects. Her first project was

Cindy’s Flowers

A very clever stitcher at Crochetville designed a little flower made from embrodery floss. I made one for my mom for mother’s day, and glued a pin back onto it. Then Selma, my daughter wanted one too. She chose the

Blossom Baby Hat

Well, I don’t have a little baby girl, but I was creating a hat for the classes I teach at Pins and Needles and I couldn’t resist this Blossom yarn by Trendsetter. One generous ball could make TWO newborn hats,