• baking
  • october love

      I am not sure where September went but October is here and I’ve already gone through 6 cans of pumpkin! I don’t plan to make anything pumpkin related this weekend because I think I’ll be spending most of my time knitting but what about you? Maybe you’re not into pumpkin, well I’ve got a […]

  • baking
  • pumpkin and blankets

    My cousin’s baby shower is this weekend and I wanted to make a baby blanket but I have been so busy designing new patterns that I really don’t have the brain power to take on a non-knit pattern, so I making the Purlbee blanket I made a few years ago for a friend’s little boy.  This […]

  • baking
  • have a fab fall weekend

      I’m going to be doing a lot of knitting this weekend to fill a cowl order and I plan on watching a lot of The Good Wife on Hulu and sipping on hot coffee since the weather started acting like it was September.  What are you all doing? Staying inside because it is Friday […]

  • knitting
  • knit list

      It may be a bit hot outside but I am already putting together my to knit list for the Fall and Winter. I know, I’m a planner but a lot of knitting will be happening this September. I’ve got a cowl on my needles,  The Local Store just placed an order for more Wisconsin […]

  • knitting
  • Edgar the elephant

    When I make stuffed animals for kids I imagine what they might name them, like Edgar or maybe Eleanor. It is a fun way to pass the time while stuffing or sewing the toy together. A little more about the pattern I used to create this squishy little elephant.   I used the FREE Elefante […]

  • knitting
  • finger knitting

        Yesterday, I taught my first learn to knit class at The Lily Pad Lab here in Eau Claire and it was a blast. The one hour class goes for five weeks and the kids will learn how to finger knit, cast on and off, knit and purl.  In yesterday’s class we covered finger […]

  • knitting
  • resistance shawl

      Knitscene Acessories 2013 hit it out of the park with these modular geometric inspired designs and stranded color work. I can’t wait to cast-on the Resistance Shawl (pictured above) by Megi Burcl and this So Faux Cowl designed by Amy Keefer. I’m pretty sure I’ll need to keep my eye on everything I make from this […]