Week #1 - Knit Doily Dishcloth

Happy Summer! It's time for our first dishcloth of the season. If you read my last article, you will remember that I plan on making a dishcloth every week this summer. My choice for this week is the Knit Doily. It's fast and beautiful....just like me. Ha! :) It is knit in the round

Sleeves Times Two

I knit my sleeves two at a time,  which makes the entire process quicker. I don't suffer from "second sleeve syndrome" and it ensures that both sleeves are the same size -  at least, that is always the plan when I cast them on:

I either do them with the Magic Loop method, or

The Frou Frou Scarf

Project – Frou Frou Scarf
Pattern Book – Breathtaking #500879
Yarn – Patons Lace  #33427 Woodrose
Blogger - terriknitspatons

OK, just the name of the pattern is fun.  Add the fact that the scarf has ruffles and can

Buttery-Soft Chenille Baby Blanket

Project -  Basketweave Baby Blanket
Inspired by the Bernat Stitch Gallery
Yarn –Bernat Baby Blanket in Yellow
Blogger – Shandeh

It's like BUTTAH, I tell you! Like BUTTAH! :)

So true.....the Bernat Baby Blanket yarn is incredibly soft. So soft, that it's hard to put down after


Project – Easy Knit Slippers to Felt
Bernat free pattern
Blogger – Teresaknits

My felted slippers have gone from this:

to this:

And finally

Because I Felt Like It

Bernat Felting

I am in a felting phase right now. After the success of my felted bag and phone case, I was anxious to cast on for more projects with Bernat Felting. Low and behold, I found that I had some leftover Crocus colorway and immediately got

A Little Color after Winter

Project – Cold Snap Vest
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

Are you still feeling the Winter where you live?  'Cuz its definitely still not Spring in my little corner of the world.  So naturally the vest is becoming a welcome respite from the white, gloomy haze of Winter. 

In the Punkin' patch

Project –  "Very Scary" Pullover
Bernat Free Pattern Library download
Yarn – Bernat Baby Cakes in Punkin' and Lemon Drop
Blogger – Teresaknits

While my fellow bloggers were crocheting-along, I've was knitting up a treat - my daughter's Halloween Jack o'Lantern sweater!

I commemorated Halloween this year with a sweater for my daughter --

A woolly bag

Project –  Tote Bag
Bernat Free Pattern Library download
Yarn – Bernat Felting in Crocus
Blogger – Teresaknits

My next project is a new one for me -- a felted bag. I am using Bernat's felting wool yarn and am loving the color variations

70's Kitchen Retrograde

Project - Kitchen dishcloths and towel
Bernat Pattern Book #530160 Kitchen Kolors
Yarn - Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Mod Blue, Mod Twists, In Motion Twists
Blogger - Shandeh

How's it going, Bernat fans?

For the past week, I've been knitting with Bernat's new

I Think I Might be in Love….

Project – Cowl (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Mosaic in Spectrum
Blogger – JenWKnits

We need to talk about Bernat’s new Mosaic yarn.  I was so excited to start knitting with this yarn.  I liked the pictures on Bernat’s website, but now that I’m working with the yarn,

Off the Wall Knit & Crochet

Wall art @ Free People

More fun @ Free People
Rather, it’s more on the wall than off. I was in NYC for our latest photo shoot this past week. I try to get at least a couple hours to

Gettin' Ready for the Really Big Day

While all of us are thinking about fall, back-to-school, sweaters we want to make and what backpack to get for the kids, Liz is thinking about if her mom will finish her dress in time, if the menu needs to be changed, if her request for only giving them plants as

Thinking About Falling Leaves...

Chicago Swing Jacket by Tammy Hildebrand

Chicago Swing Jacket by Tammy Hildebrand

Yes, they’re already falling from our maple tree, albeit slowly. But it’s still summer with temps to confirm that. With falling leaves and warm days, the crocheted Chicago swing jacket designed by Tammy Hildebrand is perfect

It’s Easy Being Green!

It’s great that everything is SO green these days. So with that in mind, I thought it would be great to stick with this topic, adding a touch of color where appropriate. Don’t miss those two balls of Country in that tree, a photo I thought that would be especially appropriate this

Shades of the Sun

For today’s blog, it’s Shades of the Sun reflecting the colors of your garden and the soft sunshine that filters through on a warm summer day.

But it’s also colors of wonderful fall projects and, this being July, it’s time to start thinking about those.

The Kent Vest, designed by


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