Completed knitting the Polliwog Popover baby sweater

Knitting The Polliwog Popover Baby Sweater

I have fallen in love with the washable Lorna’s Laces Sportmate yarn. I decided to knit the Polliwog Popover with the gray (Dobson) and blue (Cermak) colors I recently bought on sale. It’s a little sweater with a unique neckline for babies or young children. It is a great pattern for a little boy. The […]

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buttons for kids

Buying Buttons For Hand Knits

Anyone who crafts may eventually need to buy buttons. I’ve been knitting for a couple of years now and recently knit a little baby cardigan that needed buttons. I don’t know of any local craft stores or specialty shops that sell buttons near where I live, so I began searching online. Etsy is the first […]

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Handspun swatches

Just Bought New Hand-spun Yarn

As I was browsing Instagram the other day I saw some beautiful handspun yarn photos. Taking a chance, I clicked the website link and there before my eyes were beautiful, colorful skeins to purchase! It wasn’t cheap, at $38 a skein – see the store link below this photo – as would be expected for […]

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Playdate cardigan in size 6-12 months

Knitting the Playdate Cardigan For Kids

The Playdate Cardigan pattern comes from Tin Can Knits. I bought and printed out the pattern a few days ago and have since been working my way through this cute sweater. The pattern has size adjustments from 0-3 months to 4XL…. so you can knit it for just about anyone. I chose to knit the […]

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Winter morning ear warmers

Super Quick Knit Gifts in Bulky Yarn

If you are looking for something to knit up very quickly – like in a few hours time – consider this Winter Morning headband / ear-warmer pattern (link goes to Ravelry where you can download the pattern). Best of all, it’s a free pattern! With the holidays coming, lots of knitters look for quick gifts, […]

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