Archive for the ‘knitting’ Category

flying suit

Posted on April 3rd, 2012 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

What could better than to get your own set of wings upon entering Earth? The “wings” are a little bolero sweater. The pattern is from One Skein, a knitting book full of simple projects using only one skein of yarn. I especially like the little design detail on the back. The book’s sequel, One More […]

for a very small bottom

Posted on March 25th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

And it’s not my bottom. Not that mine is that small, these days. These are some little woolen diaper covers I made for the baby, just to try them and see how they work. You pull them over cloth diapers in place of rubber pants. I know it seems funny that wool would be waterproof, […]

for a viking baby

Posted on January 15th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Move over, Erik the Red. Look out, Leif the Lucky. There’s a new Viking in town. She’s strong and fierce, from those horns of bone to the rivets on her helmet… to her thick blond braids. Yarn may not be exactly Viking material…but hey, it’s softer than bronze, and a little lighter, too. Enter Madeline: […]

just a little froggy

Posted on January 14th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

I have been feeling a bit froggy lately. When it comes to exercise, housework, hiking, and even crafting things, I haven’t exactly fallen off the wagon–I’ve jumped. Ribbit. In the midst of all that lack of motivation, I pulled out my needles and gave my frogginess a face–and here he is. He’s stuffed with a […]

cat hat girl

Posted on November 9th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Finally, here’s that little blue something I knitted up a week or so ago. We’re both quite satisfied with it; mostly I just love the way it so perfectly frames that funny little face. I’m not sure what the wings have to do with the cat hat, but they probably help transport you to the […]