Prom is right around the corner for many schools around the country, and there are plenty of brides saying “I do” as well. Adding a touch of handcrafted love to either of these events is a great idea, so we’ve pulled a few projects together for you! Continue reading “Proms and weddings need yarn too!”
As the New Year begins, I’ve been thinking a lot about making vs. buying.
I’d always rather make what I’m wearing than buy it, so I hit the search button and started making a list of pretty things I’d like to be wearing this year. Turns out, it’s a BIG list! To narrow it down, I went to my closet, to figure out what pieces I most need and settled on a sweater or two, and a few scarves, my favorite accessory! Then I went to our pattern search, to find similar pieces to what I found in the online shops. I found our Cuff-to-Cuff Sweater. I’m planning on making it with Treasure yarn, in the Mosaic color way, I love blues & greens! The sleeves will also end up being longer, perfect for being cozy on the weekends! Continue reading “From Store to Stitches Handmade Fashion”
This year has gone by in record time! Somehow, it’s past time to start gift making! I have a large family and try to make everyone something, but this year is going to be tricky. I’ve got a good list of projects picked out, it’s time to pick up the yarn and my needles and get started! Continue reading “Crafting for Christmas”
My favorite thing about knitting is that you can adapt almost any pattern to any yarn. I did just that at the Knit & Crochet show when we realized that the model made with Red Heart Boutique Treasure had been left behind! Luckily I had a pattern, the Prairie Wrap with me in my purse, I was planning on knitting it out of the called-for Washable Ewe. I pulled the pattern out and started to figure out what I needed to change to make the pattern work with Treasure. Continue reading “Prairie Wrap Reworked!”