Knitting & Crocheting

Knitted cardigan

Tegs1First of all, I must admit that I did not knit this cardigan! I merely provided the model :o)

It was in fact, my very talented mother in law who knitted this while she was staying with us over the holidays. She’s the kind of knitter who can cook dinner, play ‘shops’ with one grandchild, listen to another grandchild play the piano and all the while her fingers are clicking her knitting needles as fast as lightening, and she’s somehow managing to keep count of her stitches in her head. I honestly don’t know how she does it, but she does, and the proof is right there in this photo.

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Gearing up for CHA

CHA starts this weekend, and all anyone unfamiliar with the event needs to know is that it’s the biggest annual get-together in the craft world calendar. Industry professionals gather for new products launches, peeks at new lines, workshops, education and so much more. Sure, there’s a fair amount of chit chat and socializing, making connections, meeting new people and finding old friends, but my over-riding memory of the show is the oohs and aahs I hear over fabulous creations on display which have been made by design teams and professional crafters.

Today I’m sharing a peek at some of the creations that will be on display in the Fiskars booth (booth #1000 – stop by and say hello if you’re attending).


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