Rainbow Baby Blanket

Something happens when you’re in your 30s: Everyone you know starts having babies. When my friends first started having babies, I could afford (with both time and money) to make them blankets like The Owl Obsession. But that blanket, and… Continue Reading →

Gift Ideas for the Creative Types

We’ve done the hard work for you! We’ve compiled an ever growing list of great gifts for the yarn lover, the fabric lover, and all the other creative types on your list.  It’s never too late to get some great… Continue Reading →

Striped fan beanie and messy bun hat

As a Christmas present, Holli asked me to make her husband and son matching hats in the team colors of the Miami Dolphins. Then I realized just how many people I could check off my holiday gift-giving list with this… Continue Reading →

Crochet Hook Roll Up

We may only have 3 more weeks until Christmas, but that’s still plenty of time to make a few stocking stuffers for the crocheters on your list!  This Crochet Hook Roll Up can be completed in an hour, using fabric… Continue Reading →

Autumn Starter Set

Ah, fall. When it’s 30 degrees in the morning, and 70 in the afternoon. What I need is a new pair of fingerless gloves and cozy headband do the trick in the mornings, but easy enough to stick in my… Continue Reading →

Where’s Waldo?

A few years ago, Holli and I, along with our significant others, decided to run the annual Halloween 6.66 miler in Salem, MA. Given that it was Halloween, and Salem, we needed costumes that were going to be easy enough… Continue Reading →

Crocheted Pumpkin Hat

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning. The air is getting cooler. And everything at the grocery store is suddenly pumpkin flavored. To make sure that your kid can blend in with the season, you’ll want this… Continue Reading →

The Scepter Rattle: NOW let the rumpus start!

Now that you’ve made Max’s crown for your little beast, you’re probably wondering: how can any good Max get a good rumpus going without a scepter? Don’t fear, we’ve got that covered too. Only we’ve turned that scepter into a… Continue Reading →

Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

When a good friend of mine recently had a baby boy named Max, I immediately thought of Max from Where the Wild Things Are. And every good Max needs a crown and a scepter to declare a start to the… Continue Reading →

Crochet Pineapple Pincushion

A quick and easy DIY pincushion that will keep your pins in one place, and make you hungry for summer and tropical locations.

Easter Egg Cocoon

I recently reviewed the Owl Cocoon, and after making one cocoon, I thought why not make another? And since Holli’s little man was scheduled to arrive just in time for Easter and I was experimenting with Chevron stitches, an Easter… Continue Reading →

The T-shirt Tote

I recently posted instructions for making your own t-shirt yarn. Now you’re probably wondering what to do with that t-shirt yarn. It’s very simple: Make a t-shirt tote bag. A tote bag is the perfect project for homemade t-shirt yarn…. Continue Reading →

DIY T-shirt Yarn

It’s upcycling February, so let’s talk about yarn you can make in your own home, without shaving a sheep: t-shirt yarn. You know you’ve got plenty of t-shirts lying around, not being worn. In fact, you may have already gathered… Continue Reading →

Sleepy Time Owl

Sometimes, you get an idea in your head about a project, but the finished product just doesn’t look the way you imagined. Other times, what you end up with is EXACTLY what you pictured in your head. Luckily, the sleepy… Continue Reading →

Owl Baby Cocoon: A Pattern Review

The pattern is from ShiFo’s Patterns, and is available on Ravelry and love knitting for $5.00. Since you can’t actually see the pattern before purchasing it, I’m here to tell you whether or not it’s a pattern worth paying for.

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