Tag Archives: knitting

Sunday Stitches – It Itches

Wondering what to get your knitter-who-has-everything for the holidays?

Find it at Amazon.com , Interweave    or Book Depository

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Feature Friday – Christmas Ombres

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Stop by and check out our Christmas Ombres products, including dishcloths, eyelet lace dishcloths, dryer sheets, and scrubbies.

Sunday Stitches – Knit Baby Hat

Monday Mentions – Karen SF

I’ve been coveting cowls lately, especially button up neck warmer types. Lo, I stumble upon Karin SF, who has plenty a cowl, and some other beautiful items.

The lace edging on this skirt is gorgeous – and reversable!

Sunday Stitches – Knit and Crochet Treasury

Here is a treasury that features knit or crocheted (or related) items.

Frankenswiffer

I often find that I can only get two dishcloths, or one dishcloth and a few dryer  sheets out of a small ball of yarn. As you can imagine, this makes for several bits of unused fiber at the end of every ball that we buy. Ironically, I don’t have a lot of my own hand made dishcloths in my kitchen (many knitters will agree that its way more fun and productive to make things for other people)…but still, when I do knit myself some cloths, the bits of unused yarn will most likely continue to outweigh my need for dishcloths. 
Enter the Frankenswiffer.
Despite living in an apartment that has laminate floors, I have yet to really get into the habit of Swiffering on a regular basis. This is partly due to not wanting to buy (waste) and not being able to afford (cost) the refill pads. So for my next in between project, I am going to fashion myself a reusable Swiffer pad or two out of my leftover yarn. Pictures to follow.
*Yes, I realize that is a misnomer because Frankenstein’s monster was unnamed so technically it should be the Jenswiffer, but meh.