knitting

My Knitting Bag

Today I refinished a vintage knitting/sewing bag that I got a couple of years ago in the US, the original fabric was a quilted polyester in a country blue print. I took the original bag apart and used it to make pattern pieces, for both the new outer fabric and the lining. For my new…

Anthro Jupukka Jacket Knock Off {Tutorial}

Here’s the tutorial for my Jupukka Jacket knock off, originally posted at So You Think You’re Crafty, and I thought I would bring it home!  This jacket was made entirely from my stash, I have actually been carrying the blue cotton velvet around for YEARS, and was so pleased to find such a good use for…

Anthropologie Jupukka Jacket {So You Think You’re Crafty entry brought home}

Anthropologie Jacket Knock-off For this weeks challenge, I decided to knock-off the Jupukka Jacket from Anthropologie, but there’s actually sort of a twist behind the making of this piece,  You see the Anthropologie jacket picture is from their catalogue, which I thought was stunning, and beautiful, but then when you go to their website or store,…

Knitting Thoughts

I tried my hand at cable knitting for the first time the day before yesterday, and finished my sample yesterday, There are a couple of bigger loops that I am going to try to block out, but all in all I am happy with it. I think I am going to try to knit Isaac…

Midterms and Spring-break {photo of the day}.

This morning I overslept, got the kids to school tardy, was late to my fieldwork/senior internship, and had an all around harassing start to my day. Now I’m sitting in class (having arrived 20 minutes early) knitting and waiting for my LAST MIDTERM EVER!!! to start. The house looks like a bomb hit it, and…

{photo of the day} Elementary my dear Watson….

After seeing the new Sherlock Holmes movie earlier in the year, Paul requested a Dr Watson scarf. I am actually much further along than the picture, but haven’t taken any pictures of it lately since I only take it out of my purse to knit during art history and anthropologie class. – Posted using BlogPress…

Happy Belated Christmas!

So remember how I was knitting Weasley sweaters for my kids? If you remember I managed to finish Isaac’s for his birthday in October, after that I started Emmie’s and got her’s done mid November, and then made one for my husband Paul, which I managed to finish a week before classes let out in…

Monterey Bay

So in June we went to Monterey Bay, CA just the two of us! (Paul and I) It was out first break from the kids in a long time, and although we adore being with our kids, it was sooooooo nice to have a second honeymoon with my sweetheart. Paul had to go to Monterey…