A quick and easy Halloween Trail mix, this Halloween snack is sure to be a treat! Ingredients: 2 bags popcorn popped according to instructions (and cooled) 2 cups Rice Chex 1 cup pretzel sticks 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 lb vanilla candy coating Candy eyes Lay out Rice Chex, Pretzel Sticks and Chocolate Chips on… Continue reading Monster Mash
Fall is one of my favorite seasons to decorate the house - the front door, the fireplace predominate at this time of year. Here’s a few of my favorites that I’ve found along with a few obligatory mugs and other cozy finds! 1. This Spooky Wreath - perfect for the front door. 2. These mugs!… Continue reading Fall Faves for the Home
Our neighborhood grocery store has blackberries on sale right now so how could we resist a quick summer treat?!! S’mores are a favorite around here and a few blackberries are a delicious addition! Quick to make and easily doubled (or tripled!) for a crowd! Ingredients (makes 6): 4 graham crackers broken in half 6 large… Continue reading Blackberry S’mores
The Knitting Barber Cords Now Available at iknit2purl2 ! New at iknit2purl2! These silicone cords are handmade and designed in Vasa, Finland by Jojo Stolpe (The Knitting Barber) and will definitely become your new best friend! These cables are handy when you need to leave stitches on hold or you need to try the garment… Continue reading Knitting Tutorial – How to Use the Knitting Barber Cords
I love making really fluffy pompoms - my strategy is to wrap the yarn around the rings until I can’t get anymore yarn on them. I usually use a 3.35 inch (9 cm) pompom maker. Then, my favorite pompom making tip, use a fairly long length of yarn (I use 4-5 ft) to secure the… Continue reading PomPom Tutorial
For a while now, I've wanted to become proficient at Continental Knitting (yarn in your left hand) like all the big girls do! 🙂 My grandmother taught me to knit with the English Method (yarn in your right hand) and, while I knit fairly quickly, there are just too many things that I want to… Continue reading A Very Quick Look at Continental Knitting!
Our young adult children were just home for Thanksgiving and are now on their way home for Christmas. At Thanksgiving, we have a few fall decorations out - we don't want to begin decorating for Christmas before Thanksgiving!! When our son started college, we began a new tradition: we now decorate the tree the Saturday… Continue reading Christmas Home Tour – 2018
It's not too late to get gifts for your favorite knitter! These notions and accessories are perfect for stockings! Find our exclusive Sweater Weather Camper Mug here. Find these exclusive Sucre Sucre Miniatures progresskeepers here. Find these exclusive Sucre Sucre Miniatures progresskeepers here. Find Lykke circular knitting needles in a variety of sizes here. Happy… Continue reading Stocking Stuffers for Knitters
Celebrate the season with these cute gift ideas either for you or your favorite knitter! Find these cute pajamas here. Find Decorate Yourself sweater ornaments here. Find Sweater Cookies here. Find this Ceramic Camper Mug here. I hope this post gives you some great gift ideas for your favorite knitter!! Happy Knitting!!!
Knitters and other yarn-y crafters are currently having quite the moment with holiday decor. Here's a sampling of some of my favorites this year and where to find them! One: Fair Isle inspired Ornaments - find them at Target. Two: Yarn Trees - find them at World Market. Three: Cable Knit Garland - find it… Continue reading Knitting Around the Christmas Tree – Part One