Winter Knit Hats for Toys

Even toys get cold in the winter. So I knit these tiny pompom hats to keep these toy elephants warm. A sweet little present for my husband, who collects and make toys. Knitted with Debbie Bliss

Read More »

Sugar Skulls

My daughter was born on November 1, and now at kindergarten age she has become very interested in the festival held on her birthday. El Dia de los Muertos is a 3-day Mexican fiesta to honor

Read More »

Amigurumi Girls

Amigurumi Girl gets a little sister! Sunday morning my daughter and I were going through my leftover yarn collection. I have a bag of one-skein yarns that I reserve for very small projects, such as amigurumi

Read More »

Preschool Pen Pals

My 5-year-old daughter has a pen pal. Iris and Malaya met one summer in Maine when they were both three. They hit it off instantly! We had play dates all summer and rainy days spent indoors.

Read More »

Amigurumi Girl and Alien

She may have button eyes, but she’s a doll! She instantly became my daughter’s favorite. I made her in Maine on a rainy day last summer. She tagged along our cross country trip from Maine to

Read More »

Pink Shrug

I knitted this pink shrug from the pattern “Molly” in the book, “Junior Knits” by Debbie Bliss. I used Debbie Bliss cashmerino aran. It’s still a wee bit big on my daughter, but she’ll grow into

Read More »

Amigurumi Bunnies

It’s been over 20 years since I crocheted anything. I learned how to make doilies and toilet paper cozies back in high school, but I hadn’t picked up a crochet needle since. Then I saw these

Read More »
Orange Camisole Knitted

Orange Frock Camisole

It’s cold and windy outside. I’m bundled up in blankets and have no intention of getting up to get any exercise. But I finished this top in less than a month, taken from the free Frock

Read More »
Pink Socks

Knit Socks

I met this lady at my local Stitch ‘n Bitch and she was knitting a pair of socks at once on a circular needle. My curiosity was peaked though it seemed a bit intimidating. The next

Read More »
Cosmo's Wool Sweater

Cosmo’s Wool Sweater

I finally finished Cosmo’s Wool Sweater!!! It took me about a month from when I cast on to when I bound off. I would have been done sooner had I not taken a few days off

Read More »
Modern Wife

More Stories