Sunday, January 25, 2015

design trends

    So there was an article in the Chicago Tribune today where 3 interior designers predicted if last years trends would continue.....

Can you believe that some of them had never heard of Radiant Orchid? And they think mason jars are  not a trend?!

Seriously?!

Mason jars will never die for some reason. I only use mine for canning......

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Kauni Yarn


I got this two balls of beautiful Kauni yarn for my birthday! I want to knit a "dragon scale" shawl with the green and try and pick up some more of the orange to knit a cardigan.

Has anyone knit with this yarn before? Its 100% wool, which is fine with me!



Sunday, December 28, 2014

Knitted Boot cuffs!

 I made these lovely boot cuffs for my Mom for Christmas, they knit up super fast and I love, love, love this yarn!

For more inför, go to my revelry page here: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/CityMink/feather-lace-boot-topper



Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Little Putz Houses for you and meThis one has

I love these little houses! I will be making some of my own to sell next year on Etsy. Anyone else love these as much as I do?

This one has a tree?

Nice ombre!

This one has fuzzy snow on the roof!

Larger houses

I like the cardboard tiled roof!

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Shawl Photos!

Here they are! Finally got around to taking some photos of my "shawl". This is the Confidence pattern from Lost City Knits, the pattern is free on their website. 
  This is more of a shawlette than full shawl. Its a good first pattern to get you into reading charts and easy lace work. I used sock yarn and think I may knit another one for a gift! 

There are some row changes so things don't get to boring. 

Here you can see some of the "lace"

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Shawl Done!

I finally finished my Confidence shawl! All I need to do is block it and weave the ends in. I can't believe that I knit a "lacework" shawl!!!

Sunday, November 9, 2014

New Items and a Sale

I have some new items up on the Easy store- some new Christmas ornaments and some fabulous new pin back "up cycled" vintage tie buttons.
  I also have sale going through the month- 30% store wide so you can get your holiday shopping done early!