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Projects / Crafts: Page 2

Projects / Crafts

General crafting: paper, beads, sewing

Knit a Squarey

The allure of Jess Hutchinson’s knit toy designs (Rav link) is that they are simple, yet so cute.  Take Squarey for instance: Two 12 x 12 squares, sewn together with arms and legs, eyes and mouth around a pillow form:  [...]

A One and a Two…

Only one more week in this year’s Socktoberfest!  Do you have some last minute knits that you are working on? Unlike the last two years, I actually was able to finish something – TWO things even! – within the confines [...]

Keep Tahoe Blue! (and Socktoberfest!)

Keep Tahoe Blue! (and Socktoberfest!)

Seven years of Socktoberfest! I can hardly believe that this experiment of a nascent sock knitter has lasted this long and grown into such a fun annual event.  Are you planning to cast on for some socks for Socktoberfest 2011? [...]

Jingu Cardigan

Jingu Cardigan

Another finished adult-sized garment for the year.  Grand total of 2.  Hmmm, need to up the ante. This cardigan, Jingu from Berroco #308 collection (Ravelry notebook link), was a simple knit with a fun detail:  the drawstring neckline.  This is [...]

Summer Snapshots: Local Travels

Roxy Paine “Graft” – National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Sol LeWitt “Four-Sided Pyramid” – National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Blue skies over Washington, DC as Kris and I went to the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival (see photoset) last Friday. [...]