When I made the Santa Gnome last December I knew that this would just be the beginning. The idea was borne to make a “Gnome of the Month” for 2018. Continue reading Superbowl Gnome – What’s Your Team?
Here it is: Something for baby’s first Christmas! And – what is better, more lasting, memory creating, … than a personalized ornament. Continue reading Baby Bear’s First Christmas
Many of you enjoy crafts like knitting or crocheting as much as little loom weaving. But … how many of you have a big happy smile on your face when it comes to swatching for a sweater, or a shawl, or whatever project, to figure out the right needle size to hit the pattern gauge?
I do not support skipping swatching, I just don’t like doing it. I do feel rewarded every time I swatch, with the peace of mind that “it will work”, but I still find myself weaseling around that daunting task of knitting a 5”x5” at minimum to be sure I have the right tools.
However, ask me to swatch a new yarn on the hexagon pin loom, and I drop whatever I’m doing and go for it! Continue reading Craving to Swatch (Part I)