“Dishes Are…” Signs

I don’t know what it’s like in your house, but in my house we can never remember if we’ve already run the dishwasher.  I take a peak inside and things look pretty clean, so I grab a fork only to realize the dishwasher has definitely not been run. Here’s my solution… I made these signs using a […]

Cabled Pencil Case

A part of Operation: Use up Yarn Based on my recent entries, you’d think I’d become a full-time crafter.  Unfortunately, no.  These are all the projects I was working on while not blogging. This Cabled Pencil Case is a free pattern on Ravelry by Dissolved Girl. I started this project on the airplane to Japan.  I finished […]

Date Night

A part of Operation: Use Up Stash Hello, date night.  This is a free pattern on Ravelry from Nikol Lohr.  I decided on this project because the yardage would use almost exactly the amount of this red sport yarn I had from Bernat.  Plus, I thought it was super cute. A word of warning: the […]

Star Skirt

I LOVE this new skirt.  It fits great, falls nicely and is keeps me surprisingly warm in this brutal Chicago winter. This is a free pattern by Kira Dulaney from Knitty.com.  After the cable knit mock turtle neck I made in December/January, I was looking for a bit simpler of a project and thought this […]