Each is a piece of glass art for you to use as you create your works of fiber art

Marking Stitches

New Safety Glasses!

New Safety Glasses!

So off I go to the torch and start working.  I soon realized that I will have to pay close attention to what I am doing when I work with yellows, oranges and reds. 

My Modified Soldotna

My Modified Soldotna

I was not sure how I would feel about a crop but thought I could always lengthen the body (never been afraid of modifying as you will soon see) so I decided to grab some yarn from my stash to see what I could come up with.     

Advent Calendar Details!

Advent Calendar Details!

It is almost Here!  This year the 2nd Advent Calendar has 25 almost ALL NEW stitch markers with just a couple returning favorites which have been tweaked a bit.

Sock Sole Issue Resolved?

Sock Sole Issue Resolved?

Earlier I posted about having a Love-Hate relationship with socks.  Love knitting them but hate wearing them.  If you are interested in reading it ...

Sock Knitting - A Love/Hate Relationship

Sock Knitting - A Love/Hate Relationship

Over the years, I have made several socks using different heels, toes and techniques.  They are fabulously fun and fast to knit and I love being able to use all my beautiful fingering weight yarn from my stash.  I have found my heel, toe, my preferred needles and method.   There is just on big problem . . . . . . . . . . .  . I hate how they feel on the bottom of my feet. 

Revisiting Reusing and Upcycling with Knitting

Revisiting Reusing and Upcycling with Knitting

It gave people a sense of accomplishment by completing a project that had a purpose and repurposed a discarded piece of clothing! 

Maybe I will revisit this idea but not with novelty yarn, maybe colorwork!!!! 

Mermaids For All!

Mermaids For All!

Finally . . . . . .Mermaids will be coming to the shop soon!  They have been on the "To Make" list for a long time but I just couldn't quite figure out how to make them as stitch markers.

The Evolution of a Marker

The Evolution of a Marker

Thought I would give you a look into my process of creating a new glass stitch marker.   Once I decide on a marker, the image search begins.  Lots ...

Before and After! Thin Lapels Made the Difference!

Before and After!  Thin Lapels Made the Difference!

Wow!  It is amazing to me what a huge difference changing my sweaters from a Shawl collar (which I love the look, just not on me) to a thin lapel m...

Revisiting Banished Back of the Closet HandKnits!

Revisiting Banished Back of the Closet HandKnits!

I have made so many things over the years but it has only been in the last few that I have made garments.  Sometimes I will see a pattern that I really like, buy it, get the yarn, spend hours knitting it up and love wearing it.   Sometimes unfortunately I find that it doesn't fit properly,  I don't feel comfortable in it or like the way I look in it.  And those pieces are doomed to life in the back of my closet to languish. 

Another Sweater Off the Needles!

Another Sweater Off the Needles!

The Guthrie Sweater by Caitlin Hunter is so much fun to knit and I have enjoyed every stitch! 

Finishing The Steek!

Finishing The Steek!

One of the great things about knitting is that there is always something new to learn and you can keep building and adding skills to your bag of tricks!