When I was a tween knitting spools were very popular. Some kids had the fancy ones that looked like dolls, others had wooden spools (yes, it was that long ago) with small nails as the pegs. We spent hours wrapping yarn around the pegs and creating foot after foot of knitted cord. Back then it […]
I had nearly an entire ball of yarn left from another project and decided to make a Zig Zag scarf for this month’s Craft Room Destash Challenge. The pretty textured stitch pattern is called Zig Zag Rib and I learned about it from Musings of a Yarn Mom. It works well with a firm worsted […]
I don’t fuss much with makeup but I do have some and wear it on a regular basis. I needed a place to not only store it, but also make it convenient to use. I recently made a couple storage boxes using recycled materials to organize my cosmetics and decorated them with washi tape. Making […]
Have you tried knitting socks yet? They are a fun way to spread your knitting wings. You can explore the multitude of pattern stitches, cables and other techniques without committing to a large project. I love sock yarn, especially the self patterning yarns (see this teddy for an example). Recently I came across of skein […]
As far as crafting goes, it doesn’t get much easier than winding some glittery cord around a glass votive holder. It probably took me longer to assemble the materials than it did to make these easy decorated votives.