{Make It Wear It} Laurie Sweater

My first pullover sweater! According to my Ravelry notes I started this on February 25th! I knit a pair of socks and a hat in that time span as well so I’d say that’s pretty quick! It helps that most…
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{Make It Wear It} Wiksten Tank

I’ve been needing a tank top to go under my Peasy Cargidan since it’s just tight enough to bunch up any sleeve that I try to wear under it. I picked up this adorable print the other day while at…
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{Make It Wear It} Wide Collar Driftless Cardgian

I don’t know about you guys but I love a nice wide collar that nestles perfectly around your neck…it feels that extra bit cozier, especially for people like me who always seem to be freezing. I’ve been trying to figure…
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{Quilts} A Garden Walk

Spring has officially sprung around here! We are seeing all the baby farm animals out and about around our new neighborhood and it’s just the cutest thing ever! There were even baby goats at the kid’s school this morning for…
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{Make It Wear It} Esme Tunic

I have been searching for a buffalo check linen blend fabric for SO LONG! Yay…this fabric is a dream…lightweight, flowy, and crinkled in just the right way. Since having such success with the Esme Top I knew making the tunic…
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{Make It Wear It} Mawson Hat

I was on the hunt for a really simple basic 1×1 rib hat pattern and stumbled upon this one. I was intrigued by some Ravelry folks’ review of the hat as it has a clever cast-on and crown decrease. Come…
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{Tutorial} Spring Socks Dye Recipe

It’s Spring!!! The birds are chirping, the sun is shining and the tulips are blooming! I have been loving my hand-knit socks you guys! Seriously so soft and warm. I realized when I pulled out my other skein to start…
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{Make It Wear It} Ariane Slip

When I first saw this pattern come across my instagram feed I knew I’d have to make it! Such a pretty and simple pattern and a great way to learn some new techniques. I made mine with more of a…
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{Make It Wear It} Esme Top

I just can’t pass up a pretty floral lawn. I saw this print at Joann Fabrics and I knew I would regret not grabbing some. This is a really light weave with dobby texture and is perfect for spring…I might…
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{Shop} Patchwork Mouse Pad

Isn’t it fun to get a little something useful yet quirky to add a little happiness to your desk? That’s what I thought! I created this little design a few days ago when I was dreaming up thank you gifts to send…
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{Make It Wear It} My First Socks

How many pictures of socks is too many, do you think? 9? Is 9 too many? 🙂 I am SOOOOOO happy with how these turned out! They are so soft and cozy. There are mistakes in each pair to be…
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{Make It Wear It} Linen Neckerchief

I had fully intended for this to be a natural dye project but it didn’t quite work out that way. My beet dye experiment was a complete failure (I mean…I accidentally stain things with beet juice all the time so…
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{Tutorial} Get Started With Yarn Dyeing

I’ve been experimenting with dye recently…and even though I’m sure there are a million ways to make this more complicated I thought I would show you the VERY simple process I used to get these three skeins! Of course there…
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{Handmade Home} Brushstrokes Quilt

I finally had a moment to take some pictures of my finished wall hanging and thought I’d give you the run down of how I made it! As you may know we recently bought a new house that is about…
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{Make It Wear It} Apparel Tags

Now that I have a fair number of handmade garments in my wardrobe I needed a way to remember which are machine washable or hand-wash only and which could be thrown in the dryer or should be laid flat…also…which size…
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