A Basket Full Of Knitting

  Fair Isle Star pattern on Etsy   Recently I sorted a bunch of my orphan quilt blocks and the fair isle star was among them.  I always wanted to make a fabric basket using one of my paper piecing blocks.  Since the day I made the fair isle star quilt pattern, I knew that’s the block I wanted to use for a fabric basket to store some of my.. Read More

Wool From Norway

When we were visiting the city of Bergen in Norway, we discovered a little leather shop.  During our conversation with the shop lady who was knitting, I found that there was a yarn shop right around the corner.  I started working on this scarf recently from one of the yarns I got from that store.  I really like the mix of warm and cool colours in this yarn. I found.. Read More

Small Finishes

Last couple of weeks were mostly spent working on custom patterns, so I didn’t get much sewing done after that.  However, I did manage to finish this scarf I have been knitting every night after dinner.  I love wearing scarves, and I also love making them.  There’s nothing like the instant gratification of a fast knitting pattern for scarves!  The Gentle Stripes Scarf pattern fits the bill perfectly. Here is.. Read More