Nice and Knit Category

Let’s Start Those Summer Sweaters!

Let’s officially kick off our summer sweaters knit along. CAST ON! Make sure you share your progress with us using the hashtag #sskal and of course #niceandknit, too! In honor of the knit along I’ll share a summer sweater I finished about a week ago and got around to blocking this weekend. The pattern is […]

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SSKAL Inspiration

I’ve been searching Ravelry for just the right pattern to pick for our Summer Sweaters Knit Along.  I haven’t officially selected my choice yet, but thought I would share the contenders and in Nice & Knit Colorway I’m considering!  Don’t forget to sign up in the Ravelry Forum.  As you can see, we have a […]

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Summer Sweater 2014 Knit Along!

Lets Knit Together! Whispers by Veera Välimäki Its a beautiful time of year and most of my time is spent outside.  I need some motivation to whip up a great summer sweater.   I know a knit along is just the thing to get me knitting quickly!  We will have 6 weeks to knit so that we can […]

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Giveaway Winner & Get Ready!

Thanks so much for all of your kind words, comments and project inspiration! Our winner is Nikki who said “I would love to knit myself a sweater for myself in this color, maybe with charcoal or dark purple stripes! Thank you for the giveaway :)” Congratulations Nikki, these pretty little pink skeins now belong to […]

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Perfect Pink Giveaway

This week is half over, lets celebrate.  Kara and I dyed this perfect pink a few weeks back.  Although it’s just right, we are not going to repeat this color way since it is so close to our Peony and Brooklyn colors. We want one of you to have it, knit something great and share […]

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Dinner Party

We had a dinner party a few weeks ago.  I wanted to hang some flower arrangements from our basement ceiling (which is black) to add some charm to the decor.  I was not sure how to hang a flower arrangement without water issues ( leaking foam on peoples plates etc ) Instead I  thought of […]

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Garden Tour 2

Katie posted her garden last week so I thought I’d share mine too. This year we’ve put countless hours (and dollars) into making them happen. But they make me verrrryyy happy and have made for a great family project for us to work on together.  The backyard still needs quite a bit of work, but […]

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WIP and What’s Next

I keep saying “I want to be one of those people, who have a closet full of hand-knit baby blankets just at the ready to give away”. I really admire those people who have put countless hours into baby blankets that just sit, waiting for babies to be born and be given as gifts.  I’m […]

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Letters From Home

Our great friend Carole has the best crafting blog around.  She is also so supportive of Kara and I and our yarns – we appreciate her so much.  If you ever have a pattern that needs to be tested – she is your lady she finds mistakes no one else does!   Today she posted […]

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Sometimes I sew.

Sometimes I sew. Not very well, but I sew. Since we moved into our house I have been looking for just the right fabric for some cafe curtains in my kitchen. I made multiple trips to the fabric store and on 3 different occasions I ended up settling on some fabric I didn’t totally love […]

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