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Stitch Markers

I love all things crafty and I have a need to create with my hands – it makes me happy.  Katie and I had talked about making some stitch markers that were a little more fancy than the florescent pink, orange and green plastic variety.  I had a few hours to spare last night so […]

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Vera Bradley Winner

Judy you have won the Vera Bradley needle case!  Thank you everyone for your comments!

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Wilson Hat

It is getting chilly!  We started the wood stove last night and it feels wonderful!  When we go out go grab wood we need our cozy knitwear.  This is my favorite hat (so far). Norah Gaughan’s Wilson Hat. The cables are stretchy and this makes it a great fit on all head sizes.  Ryan is […]

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Stitches East

Katie, Colleen, Carole & I made it to Stitches East on Saturday. We had a blast – our day was filled with a lot of laughs, ooohs and ahhhhs, and a bunch of purchases. After about 6 hours of shopping for yarn and admiring knitted pieces I got home and immediately wound up one of […]

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Giveaway & Square Update

Good Morning!  We have another giveaway! My dear friend Carole sent me a beautiful gift the other day.  A Vera Bradley Curling Iron Cover…at first I was a bit confused (no curls here).  There was a little explanation at the bottom of the note, “wondering what this is for? A cute way to store your […]

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Nice & Tasty: Flatbread Recipe

I don’t know where the idea for this recipe really came from but I had it swirling in my head for about 2 weeks before I went to the grocery store to buy the ingredients.  It didn’t disappoint. I had been craving it for awhile and when I made it, it turned out to be […]

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Show Your True Colors

Yarn skeins are works of art.  Why not display your stash? It is such a dark rainy day in New England… I think it would be a great idea to sit down with a cup of coffee and some of this stash yarn.

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Giveaway Winners!

Thank you all for your participation in our Giveaway!  We’re happy to let Nest Design Studio, Marcy, Sharon, Janel Gerber & Flannel Jammies know that you are now carriers of a new Envirosax bag! We hope you enjoy the bags as much as we do!  A special congrats to Flannel Jammies who also won our […]

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“Just Enough Ruffle”

A look at Barb’s Koigu Ruffle scarf from both Katie & Kara Kara’s Koigu Ruffle I find Churchmouse Yarns & Teas Patterns so inspiring.  The yarns they use, colors they pick, their photography…all leave me with a feeling of – I have to make that RIGHT NOW!  Their scarf pattern called Barb’s Koigu Ruffle was […]

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Knitting Notion Favorites

Some of my favorite knitting supplies. One of the best gifts I have received from my Grandma is this Interweave Knitting Companion.  It is a great source for all the technical aspects of knitting.  There are great illustrations to accompany the directions – wonderful!  Between this book and YouTube video tutorials I have learned to […]

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