Tutorial: Make Your Own Reusable Beeswax Food Wrap

We love reusable around here. They’re the perfect plastic-free way to tote your pb & j to work, preschool, or playgroups, and it turns out, it’s pretty easy to make a simple beeswax-only version, too. To make your own, you’ll need: -an oven -a cookie sheet (one preferably reserved for crafts, or this purpose) -parchment… More Tutorial: Make Your Own Reusable Beeswax Food Wrap

Peaks and Summit Hats

(because someone always asks about the boots, they are Keens) My little family of 4 has been passing around a cold this week, and we’ve been glued to the couch and our hot water bottles. I’ve been all about the instant-gratification knitting, and WEBS’ Valley Yarns Superwash Super Bulky is a new favorite, knitting up… More Peaks and Summit Hats

The Knitted Hat Book

Interweave has just published a lovely new collection of hats in The Knitted Hat Book, and my pattern for the Scoop Brimmed Hat is included in the collection! I wanted to design a hat that worked for transitional weather too, so I chose an allover mesh stitch pattern that’s simple to knit. It’s a great… More The Knitted Hat Book

Bright Spot

Sometimes, those little leftover bits of special yarn beg to be knit up into something special. I’ve been hoarding my worsted-weight Plucky Knitter leftovers, for just this kind of thing. Meet Bright Spot, a worsted-weight fair isle hat that is a great use for those leftover bits of hand dyed yarns I used a black… More Bright Spot

Summer

When we’re not jumping in the nearest lake, our summer has been all about food. My daughters (2 and 4) love picking up our farm share, and have become big helpers in the kitchen, and it’s been fun figuring out ways to use up every vegetable, even if it’s not a favorite. So far, pickles… More Summer