Creative projects for working with your hands – and getting crafty.
This ring was a custom piece made especially for me by my talented sister-in-law, Heather, AKA the silversmith artist of Starving Artist Designs. Turquoise is one of my favorite colors and stones. She let me pick the stone and also asked me if I preferred a necklace or a ring and the rest of the […]
I made these as a set for my niece who was born last, last September. I crocheted her two pairs of mittens and a coordinating hat. These were made in a creamy soft baby yarn by Bernat. I plan to make another set of baby mittens so that I can review the pattern and have […]
This blog has been sorely neglected for the past two years (How did that happen???). There have been several projects completed but never blogged about and even a new somebody added to our family! So while I get around to getting posts ready, I hope you will enjoy a picture of our newest little one […]
Anne of Green Gables is one of my all time favorite stories. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched the film version starring Megan Follows. Green Gables Knits listed on Ravelry is a beautiful collection of knit patterns inspired by the book. If I were a better knitter, I would love to own this […]
This was a recent project made for my brother-in-law. He is a coffee drinker and I thought this might be something he would like and find useful. It’s a simple project and works up fast. If I were making a coffee cup cozy for a travel mug I might make the Cafe Couture pattern by […]
About three to four months ago a dear friend of mine (and her husband) lost their twin boys before they were full term. Soon after I found out, I started thinking of making her a prayer shawl. We live many miles apart now and my hope is that when she wraps herself in this shawl […]
I made this ipod cozy for my Auntie. I used this pattern, Cute As A Button ipod Cozy from Hooking Along. The pattern was nice and simple. The only tricky part was making sure the button loop and the button were just right. This is crocheted flat and then folded and seamed together, which made […]