I love the look of Entrelac, but let's be honest, it's not the quickest thing to knit up, and, for a beginner knitter, all of the turning can be a little intimidating. That's just another reason why I fell in love with Tunisian Crochet. This blanket works up in a third of the … [Read more...] about Tunisian Crochet – Entrelac Style Baby Blanket
Lately, I've been loving the combination of white and gold. Maybe I've been inspired by the Winter Olympics, and the backdrop of snow to the athletes winning gold? Maybe its the ridiculous amount of white yarn that is in my stash? Maybe its this adorable pair of … [Read more...] about Tunisian Crochet – Cabled Scarf
I know what you're thinking. Why is Nikki putting up this little swatch she whipped up? What's so special about it? I want you to take a good look at it. Look really closely. Some of those stitches may look like knit stitches, and some you maybe can't quite put … [Read more...] about Tunisian Crochet – I’m Bringing It Back!
I love making baby quilts for my friends when they are expecting a new arrival, but sometimes there is just not enough time. I have so many projects that are unfinished, so many ideas for crafts I could do to decorate my new house, not to mention chasing my son and dog around … [Read more...] about A Knitted and Quilted Baby Blanket??
Last summer, my husband's entire family (and I do mean entire, there were over 40 of us) went to Ireland. It was an amazing trip. Ireland is just beautiful. Words can not describe the landscapes and pictures just do not do them justice. Along with an overwhelming feeling of … [Read more...] about A Hooded Scarf, The New Little Black Dress