knitting

The Week in Photos

This week at the Maker Mama house… We’ve been enjoying the asparagus sprouting up in the garden (I made asparagus omelets this morning!)… The weather was nice enough to bring out my favorite red thrifted sandals… We enjoyed a scrumptious chicken pot pie (the kids call it chicken pot pot pie for some reason) cooked […]

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How to be Crafty: Knit and Crochet

Welcome to part two of my How to be Crafty series! Today I’m talking about knit and crochet. I’m pretty much a self-taught knitter and crocheter (although I’ve certainly had some tips and pointers along the way). I’ve been crocheting for about three or four years now and knitting for just over one year. You […]

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Spring Bolero

I shared at the beginning of January that I had a number of works-in-progress and I’m happy to share that I’ve finished another one! This little number is a ribbed lace bolero I found and fell in love with through Pinterest. I love the simplicity of Kelly’s pattern and new it would be possible for […]

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Knit Baby Socks

I finished the little baby socks I started knitting back in November–hooray, my first pair of socks! I feel like super woman, I can do anything if I can knit a pair of socks! Granted, they’re just tube socks and don’t exactly fit my baby, but I made socks! Never the less, I’m proud of […]

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On Hooks and Needles (Part 2)

Back now for part two of my yarn addiction confessions! Yesterday I shared my unfinished crochet projects and today we’re on to knitting. I only started knitting about a year ago (many thanks to my mother-in-law who helped me learn). I think the only thing I’ve actually completed in that time was a door stop […]

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