Front-post crochet is a nice stitch for adding texture. I used it to make a baby hat, an ear-warmer for myself and a drink bottle cover because I was procrastinating over a more complex knitting project!
I found that crocheting socks is easier than knitting socks. I do really struggle to get knitting started on three needles and I didn’t have to worry about dropping stitches. I hate having to follow patterns and not really knowing what will happen. Turning the heal was a wild ride on the first sock, I […]
I put my knitting away over summer because its just too hot to think about wool, and usually with the longer days there’s not much time so spend sitting around. Now as we come into winter, I have sorted out all my half-finished knitting and crochet projects and I’m ready to start working on something […]
What could be more adorable than a little kid dressed in a pixie hat? Whenever we venture out from our wilderness homestead to go to town and my daughter wears her pixie elfin hat, people stop us on the street to ask us who made it because it’s so darn cute. As an obsessed knitter, […]
A few weeks ago, I decided it would be fun to learn to knit. As a child, my mom had taught me the basic knit stitch but I had long ago forgotten it. But these days, thanks to YouTube and Pinterest, you can learn how to do almost anything. Have you seen the knitted coffee […]
Here’s a few posts I prepared earlier, because winter happens every year and I’ve written about it before a few times! Read more about cooking on a woodstove, knitting and frost in the garden.