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Operative codename: Kninernat

Mission: Knit secret Christmas present for the ‘target’, civilian boyfriend Jake.

Clearance: Seven to eight years knitting experience.

Deadline… 219 more words


Gift Knitting Part II

Whew, another Christmas in the books! It was a busy one, a good one, and now I’m ready to move on. I do enjoy the holidays, but they seem to have gotten more complicated, and thus more stressful, over the years. 759 more words

Raising the Bar...n: Christmas Knitting Pt 3

January 2015 saw the birth of my great nephew* and to mark the occasion I knitted a baby sized barnraising blanket. It was well received and I got feedback on how many compliments it had received. 612 more words


Gift Knitting

Of course I had to decide, at the last minute, to make some Christmas gifts. All along, I told myself I wasn’t going to stress over making handmade gifts. 452 more words

Projects you *could* make in under a week

Every year around the holidays, I’m struck with inspiration for a little last minute gift-knitting insanity. I think I sneak one more project in—something special for a friend or family member who deserves something from the heart even, if I didn’t have the foresight to knit it in October like I should have. 195 more words



This is a hard time of year to write a blog post. Christmas is quickly approaching, and so many of us are making Christmas presents that are supposed to be a secret. 234 more words


Quick Knits for the Guys

Guys get a reputation of being hard to knit for. It has been my experience that they are rather selective about what they will actually wear, but that makes it that much more satisfying when you knit a hat  187 more words