Hats and Ear-warmers and Cowls…oh my!

Looking for a great hand-made gift for the upcoming holidays? Here are a few of my hand-knit offerings for sale in my Etsy shop. These pieces give a very modern look to any wardrobe. The hats are customizable with your choice of yarn color, single or all over braid, and pom pom. The ear warmers…

Handmade Holiday

Last year I started a tradition. I was going to craft a new handmade gift for my family to present to them each Christmas. Last year it was wreaths and no-sew fleece NFL blankets. This year it is handmade soaps and scrubs with a couple crocheted face scrubbies. For the scrubs, I whipped together 3…

FO’ SHOW – Knitted Chevron Baby Blanket

I’ve got a FO!!! (Finished Object) My newphew-to-be’s baby blanket was completed just in time for my sister’s baby shower. I’m so happy with how it turned out and will most likely make another one in a bulky weight yarn. The design and pattern are by Espace Tricot and it couldn’t be easier in my opinion. …

Chevron blanket progress

I’m really plugging along on knitting this chevron blanket.  I love it so much! It’s really so effortless to knit once you memorize the 2 row repeat. Here are some blues and grays in Paton’s Classic Wool Bulky that I’m absolutely in love with!! These will be used in my next chevron baby blanket for…

My Crafty Christmas

Wow… I can’t believe its been so long since I’ve last blogged! While I have been very active on my Instagram account (I go by iknitiatives on there as well), I somehow managed to neglect my blog a bit. It was actually for good reason. I was a crafting ninja throughout December! First, I made…