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As a Maker, have you felt during these Covid months that most of the time you have been drawn to work on pieces that bring you comfort, that feel calming and soothing... that are made with the purpose of comforting or encouraging a dear one? I have been in this situation quite a few times and so much of my knitting time in the last year and a half, has been going through grief or uncertainty as family and friends have been sick, passed away or going through difficult situations. So many times, as a family, we have asked ourselves: "How can we help?". Help has been given and received in practical ways and so much of it by encouraging...

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KNITTING PATTERN: The Inconceivable Cowl

 The Inconceivable Cowl is a Fair Isle design Pattern that is engaging to work on from beginning to end.  A beautiful project to knit if you are new to Fair Isle, since it works with two colors at the time, or if you are an experienced knitter.                                                  The Princess Bride Movie has been so dear to me since I was in school. We watched it a lot of times in my English class back in Colombia and I can tell you that I memorized most of this movie. You can learn more about The Inconceivable Cowl in...

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Knitting Pattern: The Catalina Placemat

*** This Blog Post contains one affiliate link, where if you purchase from the link for Lion Brand Yarn, I will get a small commission with no additional cost to you. I have finally designed a home decor piece!! I love to have my home looking organized and with the handmade touches here and there. When I got the opportunity to design a home decor piece as a Freelancer with Lion Brand, I jumped at the opportunity and included all I wanted to have in my home: a classic piece that felt timeless, unique and that was easy to make. I had also in mind the Beginner Knitters that would like to work on more easy level patterns to display...

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