Archive for the ‘knitting’ Category

a juicy hat and bouquet

Posted on June 2nd, 2011 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

In our neck of the woods, April showers brought May showers…all month long. May showers brought days of indoor time, which translates (around here) to lots of knitting, among other things. Thus, this jaunty child’s cap practically flew off the needles. I know, it’s almost summer. But it’s an orange hat, and a very juicy […]

from the knitting basket: finishing up

Posted on May 19th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

Some knitting projects just take a whole lot longer than planned. But that can be a very good thing, because as you may have guessed, I love to knit. Really, there is nothing like knitting. You can knit while you’re waiting at the DMV, you can knit when it’s raining outside, you can knit with your […]

made for madeline

Posted on May 5th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

When I found out my sister was pregnant, I began creating a few things for our eensy-weensy cousin on the way…with Zia’s help, of course. This little pair of black and white hand puppets were knitted up from Susan B. Anderson’s book Itty Bitty Toys. Zia had a ball with them, and just to make sure […]

a brand new shop!

Posted on January 23rd, 2011 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

I’m opening an online shop! Poco Mountain Girl Shop is an exciting new venture to feature my handmade arts of all kinds! The shop is very small to begin with, but the horizons are limitless…I have big things envisioned for this little enterprise! On another note (yet completely the same note), here is a new […]

meet charlotte

Posted on January 16th, 2011 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

Finally, I’ve gotten around to posting pictures of this doll. It’s the first knitted toy I’ve made, and it’s from my favorite knitting book, Weekend Knitting. The body and clothes are 100% cotton yarn, and the hair is a very soft spun bamboo. It still twists my brain that yarn can be made of bamboo. I […]