Thursday, December 31, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 31, 2015 at 11:24PM


My #bestnine2015 filled with loads of knitting, and love! 2015 had #handknitsocks #colorwork and all the brilliant colors! Thanks to all of you for your love and support in 2015, and here's to an even better 2016! http://ift.tt/1JiJZyR

New Post via Instagram December 31, 2015 at 04:33PM


Eeeking in one last #handmadeGift and #colorwork project before 2016! Oh and a few #legomixels too πŸ˜€ #WonderWander hat out of #VintageDK #knitstagram #instaknit #Ravelry http://ift.tt/1Rcc4sW

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 30, 2015 at 07:03PM


My gorgeous Mom rocking her #BannerDay shawl #handknit Christmas gift! I can only hope to be as beautiful, generous, fun, and kind as her some day. #lovemyfamily #handknitgifts #Ravelry #knitstagram #instaknit #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1Uhmbfc

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 29, 2015 at 03:37PM


My sock drawer overfloweth! #operationsockdrawer success means #repurposing a #sterlite ornament container to hold and display all my #handknitsocks #Ravelry #knittersofinstagram #knitstagram Thanks for the brilliant idea @irocknits! πŸ˜€ http://ift.tt/1mP7CFh

Monday, December 28, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 28, 2015 at 03:14PM


This #selfstriping @tumbleweedyarn in the #SugarSkulls colorway is super festive and the perfect combination of 2 gorgeous greens, blue and pink! I love these #handknitSocks! #christmasCastOn #skewSocks #taDone #Ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1ROi6Bs

New Post via Instagram December 28, 2015 at 02:01PM


I was coveting the gorgeous cookies @yarnhoarder was making and posted pictures of on Instagram, and little did I know I had some in the mail waiting for me upon my return from Iowa. Thanks for the delicious gift for the whole family Amber! πŸŽπŸ’‘πŸ’žπŸ˜ http://ift.tt/1OhrZVU

Sunday, December 27, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 27, 2015 at 06:03PM


December's #hitofude (12 of 12 for the #yearofhitofude ) was gifted to my Aunt Sandy over Christmas and fits perfectly! She absolutely loved it, and is definitely #knitworthy! #Ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1NJyJdB

Friday, December 25, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 25, 2015 at 05:10PM


Merry Christmas! I hope your day was filled with love, laughter, and #knitting you love! I have a Christmas Day FO #baableHat, and cast-on some festive @tumbleweedyarns #SugarSkulls colorway #skewSocks #Ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1VhEoKV

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 23, 2015 at 07:19PM


The last #handmade Christmas gift of 2015 is complete, blocked, and wrapped! 🎁 So in love with the depth of color in this Watchmen colorway from @leadingmenfiberarts in their Showstopper base. #BannerDay indeed! πŸ˜πŸ˜€ #handmadeWithLove #knitting #Ravelry #knittersofinstagram #knitstagram http://ift.tt/1Zq9y5d

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 22, 2015 at 07:49PM


Happy holidays! πŸŽ„πŸŽ Just a reminder that as my holiday gift to you, choose either #WonderWanderMittens or #WonderWanderHat for FREE with the coupon code 'HOLIDAYWONDER' until Dec 25th, 2015. #ravelry #colorwork #knittersofinstagram #knitstagram #knitting http://ift.tt/1V53yw9

Sunday, December 20, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 20, 2015 at 08:38PM


I walked into the living room after a busy afternoon of holiday prep to find that Ellie created this beautiful design re-purposing poker chips. Isn't it awesome? #beautyEverywhere #littleArtists http://ift.tt/1NxjCE9

Saturday, December 19, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 19, 2015 at 10:10AM


The calm before the storm....enjoying a few quiet moments #knitting covered in knitwear. Then I will take on the list of Holiday errands; must do #allTheThings! Beautiful @leadingmenfiberarts yarn, pattern is #BannerDay #ravelry #knittersofinstagram #knitstagram http://ift.tt/1PcYwvk

Thursday, December 17, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 17, 2015 at 03:58PM


Max and Chaz are quite the pair! The awesome @susan.altenau.pottery Max #catloaf mug was gifted to me by @jknitma, and I just had to order a Chaz one to have the complete set. I couldn't be more pleased and thank you for your beautiful work Susan! #superTalentedArtisans #pottery #etsyFTW http://ift.tt/1QPZHT1

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 16, 2015 at 05:35PM


Drumroll please..... My 12th and final #hitofude for the #yearofhitofude is complete! I love have quirky and awesome the Noro Taiyo knit up! It is hard to believe this goal to knit 1 a month this year is complete, and 2015 is almost over. Where did the time go? What will 2016 bring? πŸ’žπŸ’‘ #ravelry #knittersofinstagram #knitstagram http://ift.tt/1QtkblX

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 15, 2015 at 06:22PM


As a #monogamousKnitter, I usually work on 1 project at a time, but there is something to be said for the high of finishing 2 sweaters in 2 days! #Crosby henley out of @yarnvszombies Chubby base, #cable-tastic, washed and blocked like a dream, and ready for buttons! #ravelry #knittersofinstagram #knitFastWinterIsComing http://ift.tt/1NSiuME

Sunday, December 13, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 13, 2015 at 02:06PM


Another scrappy #baableHat is #taDone and ready for gifting! This one is knit as written but with fingering held double throughout, and features a #makeItWork fix on the crown when I ran out of the blue yarn. Nothing a #pomPom can't fix! #hatPatronus #ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram #colorworkaddiction http://ift.tt/1NjoX1C

Saturday, December 12, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 12, 2015 at 05:21PM


Regardless of the weather, it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas at my house! I love all the handcrafted and kids' arts and crafts ornaments πŸŽ„πŸŽ #feelingFestive #CharlieBrownChristmasTree http://ift.tt/1I0SsX6

Friday, December 11, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 11, 2015 at 07:34PM


Happy holidays knitting friends! My latest pattern #WonderWander mittens and hat are not available on #ravelry. As a thank you gift to the wonderful and supportive knitting community, use the coupon code HOLIDAYWONDER and get either the hat pattern or the mitten pattern FREE until Christmas Day (12/25/2015). #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram #colorworkaddict #knitting http://ift.tt/1Qk9Fxm

Thursday, December 10, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 10, 2015 at 04:45PM


I love color work knitting so much that I had a hard time stopping on this swatch for the #TiberCardigan from the awesome @alexiswinslow #SpeckleAndStone. The green is gorgeous, but I think the lighter tonal parts are getting lost a little. What do you think? Should I look for something with more contrast? #ravelry #knittersofinstagram #knitstagram #colorworkaddict http://ift.tt/1jRxI8G

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 09, 2015 at 05:46PM


Savor or devour my just arrived 'friends of the forest' kit?! I love both the #highlandhandmades yarn colorway and fabulous, coordinating #girlcavebags bag print. Do I immediately cast-on a project or hoard it? I think this would be a gorgeous #cacheCacheCowl #knitstagram #knitting #ravelry http://ift.tt/1SP6Py7

Sunday, December 6, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 06, 2015 at 06:39PM


In between bouts of designing and then ripping back on secret projects, I have been guiltily working on this month's #hitofude. The #Noro color changes have me wanting to get to the next color and then the next! Max is certainly impressed πŸ˜‰ #ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1QpHOKB

Thursday, December 3, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 03, 2015 at 05:50PM


December's #hitofude, the final gift in the #yearofhitofude is on the needles! It is going to be so colorful and fun in #noro Taiyo. My Aunt will totally rock these colors and I love the base for year long wear with the mix of cotton, silk, and nylon with the #wool. #ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1Nt57xT

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 02, 2015 at 06:10PM


I jumped on the #baablehat bandwagon! What a great way to use those partial skeins of fingering weight yarn (held double). I have a small head, so I used US5s for the #colorwork. πŸ˜πŸ’žπŸ˜ #ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram #knitting http://ift.tt/1QfJmqp

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

New Post via Instagram December 01, 2015 at 08:39PM


Grafting is truly magical, and I can say that now that a day has passed since I grafted these over 100 stitches per side together πŸ˜‰ I can't wait to wear this #vacillate inspired cowl, once the double layer of fabric finally dries! http://ift.tt/1lugX4q

New Post via Instagram December 01, 2015 at 08:31PM


Happy #givingTuesday! I can't imagine my life without the education I have received, and I fight for girls #withMalala! Check out my brother's fundraiser page if you are interested in joining the fight too! http://ift.tt/1lug4IZ http://ift.tt/1OvBYY4

Friday, November 27, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 27, 2015 at 04:20PM


I spent #BlackFriday with this adorable, snuggly black dog, and lots of other non-black colors as well! #colorfulBlackFriday I hope you are finding time to enjoy relaxing moments with loved ones too! Loving my improvised #VacillateCowl with #fatsquirrelfibers and leftovers from my Rhinebeck sweater. #ravelry #lovemyfamily #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1Q3amJC

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 24, 2015 at 07:17PM


I will be playing #yarnChicken to eeek out 2 sleeves and placket button bands with less than a third of the 600g of yarn remaining, but I can totally rock it as a vest, right? Pattern is #Crosby with @yarnvszombies Chubby base (merino border leicester) #knittersofinstagram #knitstagram #ravelry http://ift.tt/1MQ9Gmy

Sunday, November 22, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 22, 2015 at 08:07PM


Peanut butter jelly time! Back by popular demand: I whipped up more comfy flannel pants for my kids! I was frequently getting asked to wash the other ones I just made, which makes this sewing Mom proud. πŸ’‘πŸ’ž #handmadeWithLove #lovemyfamily #sewComfy http://ift.tt/21cdtEs

Saturday, November 21, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 21, 2015 at 01:11PM


Reveling in freshly fallen snow, and indulging in a newly cast-on sweater to match. #CrosbyHenley by the fantastic @jgourmet in @brooklyntweed with the amazing Merino Border Leister Chubby base by @yarnvszombies. This yarn was made for this pattern #cable-riffic #tistheseason #ravelry #instaknitters #knitstagram http://ift.tt/1SQj6Cm

Friday, November 20, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 20, 2015 at 06:23PM


I keep telling myself "you don't need to knit another (7th) #BannerDay shawl!" but I these @infinitetwist colorways are so gorgeous and hard to resist! Which is your favorite? I am lusting after Plum Cake. #resistanceIsFutile #yarnSwoon #ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/219iCx4

Thursday, November 19, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 19, 2015 at 07:16PM


Oh colorwork knitting, how I love thee! Super love this yarn, the colors, and the combination! #WonderWander mittens with re-designed roomier thumb gusset, and matching #WonderWander hat with re-designed symmetrical crown decreases! Pattern coming soon. The purple is @leadingmenfiberarts Royalty and the bright green is @jillmakesstuff Bottle #ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/216KYrP

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 17, 2015 at 07:56PM


With that line of bound off sts, my 11th #hitofude is ta-done #justablockaway! This red is so sassy and spectacular! 69,052 stitches for #nakniswemo. #yearofhitofude #zombiesnksm #naKniSweMo2015 #ravelry http://ift.tt/1OPB61w

Monday, November 16, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 16, 2015 at 06:52PM


Flu mist for the kids, #jimmyjohns for supper, and a bit of colorwork #knitting for me! I am stuck on another design, so taking a break abd working on my #WonderWander mittens instead. Now with roomier thumb, and almost ready for test knitters. Yarn is @leadingmenfiberarts and @jillmakesstuff. #ravelry #knitstagram #colorworkobsessed http://ift.tt/20XWJ3y

Sunday, November 15, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 15, 2015 at 11:06AM


My camera doesn't love the red, but I sure do! I have 47,628 sts for #naKniSweMo2015 with quite a few repeats remaining on November's #hitofude. #spreadsheetsFTW #ravelry #yearofhitofude #knitstagram http://ift.tt/1X0A2qP

New Post via Instagram November 15, 2015 at 10:59AM


My camera doesn't love the red, but I sure do! I just hit 47,628 sts for #naKniSweMo2015 with quite a few lace repeats remaining on the main body of November's #hitofude. #spreadsheetsFTW #yearofhitofude #ravelry #knitstagram http://ift.tt/1MvBZ9R

Thursday, November 12, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 12, 2015 at 07:00PM


Another #BannerDay shawl snuck on and off my needles! The super awesome and ingenious @infinitetwist Helix mini-cake gradient set fades and speckles from light green to dark green many times creating ripple stripes across the shawl! #ravelry #knitstagram #loveGreen πŸ˜πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š http://ift.tt/1ksFLKf

Monday, November 9, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 09, 2015 at 05:25PM


Counting stitches really makes you feel like you are accomplishing a lot with every row! 16 sleeve repeats complete on November's #hitofude for #naKniSweMo2015. I am loving this red (colorway Scarlet Letter) from @missbabsyarns! #yearofhitofude #nakniswemo #ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1HrWirR

Saturday, November 7, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 07, 2015 at 06:10PM


What a wonderful group at @darnknitanyway for the #zombierunaway2015! Thanks to everyone for helping us celebrate! #lotsoflaughs #knitting http://ift.tt/1L3yIwm

Friday, November 6, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 06, 2015 at 04:50PM


I recently discovered and love the game #TwistyHollow πŸ’ž On a few levels you shear sheep, and knit the yarn created into sweaters! Super cute graphics, and free through #AmazonUnderground. Warning: it is addictive and will likely cut into your actual #knitting time πŸ˜€πŸ˜‰ http://ift.tt/1SxhNZt

Thursday, November 5, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 05, 2015 at 05:07PM


October's #hitofude is ta-done and uber luxurious! Seriously sooo super soft merino-silk from @fishknitsyarn make this perfect for the recipient! I can't wait to send it off πŸ’žπŸ’‘πŸ’ž 10 of 12! #yearofhitofude #ravelry #knitstagram #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1LTbop3

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 04, 2015 at 11:55PM


I talk a lot, so it's not often that I am speechless! This package was over the top fantastic! Thank you (times infinity) to everyone that helped make these this possible! We are literally covered in love from head to toe! #bestiesofthecouch @wursterweight #OMGindeed #knittersRule http://ift.tt/1KYElvS

Monday, November 2, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 02, 2015 at 07:02PM


Wrong side is the incorrect term for something so beautiful, thus I declare the #vacillate has a gorgeous backside LOL ! πŸ˜πŸ˜‰ (Small inset pic is the front side) #vacillatekal #ravelry #knittersofinstagram #knitstagram Yarn is @leadingmenfiberarts Tranquil colorway and #MadelinetoshTML Iris http://ift.tt/1RqD2Lx

Sunday, November 1, 2015

New Post via Instagram November 01, 2015 at 03:16PM


Crazy Saturday ➡ Lazy Sunday 😻Cat lap pile as I am #knitting my October #hitofude. I hope to finish it soon so I can cast-on my November one for #nakniswemo Yarn is Isabella from @fishknitsyarn #ravelry #yearofhitofude http://ift.tt/1Maga2L

Saturday, October 31, 2015

New Post via Instagram October 31, 2015 at 06:21PM


#MyHalloweenSquad: a Witch, Chewbacca, and Optimus Prime. Taking over the candy universe together tonight. #loveMyFamily http://ift.tt/1PcKGtK

New Post via Instagram October 31, 2015 at 02:14PM


Happy Halloween! We started the days festivities with pumpkin carving, flights of fancy soda, and lots of friends @ltsbrewing! http://ift.tt/1GSpBDr

New Post via Instagram October 31, 2015 at 01:59PM


Happy Halloween! We started the days festivities with pumpkin carving, flights of fancy soda, and lots of friends @ltsbrewing! http://ift.tt/1KNfF9n

Thursday, October 29, 2015

New Post via Instagram October 29, 2015 at 04:55PM


Thursday nights mean swim lessons x3 kids and a little #knitting time! I am still so amazed at the awesomeness of this non-color-work stitch pattern by @wpknits #vacillatekal Yarn from @leadingmenfiberarts and @pbyspix #ravelry #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1NDLarb

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

New Post via Instagram October 28, 2015 at 07:16PM


Garter and lace and @marigoldjen! I love this yarn so much! #BannerDay shawl in Jenny's wonderful MCN base and the Celebrate Knit Love colorway. #yarnSwoon #ravelry πŸ’žπŸ˜» http://ift.tt/1XzWf11

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

New Post via Instagram October 27, 2015 at 06:22PM


These are my latest wardrobe purchases and obsessions! Faux chunky knit print sling from #TheSilverShedUSA with matching interior purl print! And @Champion slip-ons that I wore all over #Rhinebeck2015; so comfy and I love how my #handknit socks peek out. #socktober #knittersofinstagram http://ift.tt/1P3wHq5

Sunday, October 25, 2015

New Post via Instagram October 25, 2015 at 11:57AM


October's #hitofude is very behind schedule, but what it lacks in timeliness it makes up for in awesome-ness! This base, @fishknitsyarn #Isabella (merino and silk), is a perfect match for the pattern: luxurious drape and sheen! πŸ˜πŸ’žπŸ˜˜ #yearofhitofude #yarnSwoon #ravelry http://ift.tt/1Wcrqgn