Tag: Yarn

DIY Mini Project: Yarn Bowl

Posted November 28, 2016 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
DIY Mini Project: Yarn Bowl

Why do we save every bitty scrap of yarn? Seriously, what do you have planned for those tiny snippets? I started saving mine because I came across a Pinterest post once upon a time that showed how useful those bits can be for birds in the spring to make their nests with. Great idea, but […]

A #DIY Tassel Wall Hanging

Posted March 14, 2016 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
A #DIY Tassel Wall Hanging

Do you have a large expanse of wall you just don’t know how to fill? Do you want something stunning and creative? This DIY tassel wall hanging is the perfect choice! (And you’ll use up some of that yarn stash.) [Continue Reading]

European Yarn Haul

Posted June 21, 2014 by Monique in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
European Yarn Haul

Albeit humble, my goal for my recent jaunt across the pond was to collect sock yarn from each country visited. I know, only a fellow sock knitter would understand. So, was I successful? Pretty much;-) First Stop: London “Patricia Roberts Shop is a long established secret haunt for shoppers from around the globe. Clever stitchcraft […]

DIY Mini Project ~ How to Make a Loom Flower

Posted May 12, 2014 by Monique in DIY Mini Project / 0 Comments
DIY Mini Project ~ How to Make a Loom Flower

How to Make a Loom Flower Today’s tutorial is courtesy of FiberFlux. These adorable flowers are perfect for decorating gift bags or boxes, attaching to scarves, or mittens, or gloves as an embellishment. Create a whole garden full and make an adorable garland to decorate a room for spring! I have recently discovered making yarny […]

Knitted Kindle Cozy

Posted February 5, 2013 by Monique in DIY Mini Project, Knitting / 0 Comments
Knitted Kindle Cozy

It wasn’t that long ago that hubby and I would actually pack an extra suitcase of books when we went on vacation. Yep. Seriously. Now we can take 2000 books with us (each) in the palm of our hand. Isn’t technology amazing? I have to say, I was excited when my Kindle arrived, but I […]

Crafting 365-Feather & Fan Scarf

Posted January 9, 2013 by Monique in Knitting / 4 Comments
Crafting 365-Feather & Fan Scarf

The holidays are finally over! Don’t get me wrong, I love Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, but I’m quite content to settle down in front of the fire and alternate knitting and napping! (With occasional breaks to be in attendance at the day job;-) I have to admit, I’m not much of a knitter. I can […]