Black Friday Knit-Along Recap

First off, I want to thank everyone who came out, brought goodies, and donated. You all are the best. Well, we did it! Twenty-four straight hours knitting hats, scarves, and cowls for the Johnson County Christmas Bureau. Honestly, we had a ton of fun doing it. There was great food, better company, and we got […]

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Happy ThanksKnitting!

There actually isn’t any knitting in this post, but who can pass up on that wordplay? Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I love all the food, and I love to make the family favorite cranberry sauce. I love watching the parade, essentially on mute because we didn’t bother to vacuum […]

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Eco Face Wipes

InkedManKnitter on Instagram had a fantastic post this summer. He was learning different Tunisian crochet in little squares, crocheting a border, and using them as reusable face wipes! It was such a genius idea, I had to do a version of my own: It’s a great opportunity to keep those one-time-use cotton rounds out of […]

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Black Friday Knit-a-thon

Yes, it’s not even Halloween yet, but we crafters always have to be looking ahead. Most of us are hand-making gifts, you know. The holiday season is a time of year where we especially look out for our neighbors, and we have a great organization that does that here at home. The Johnson County Christmas […]

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I’m Teaching at KITH!

Announced earlier this week, I’m teaching a class at next year’s Knitting in the Heartland! It’s a fantastic regional yarncraft conference put on by the Sunflower Knitter’s Guild every other year. I’m teaching Advanced Crochet Stitches, and it’s a fun one. I’l cover moss stitch, bobbles, cables, lace, Catherine Wheel, star stitch, and more! It’ll […]

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Tool Talk

NothingButKnit has come out with another fun Q&A, this time about crafting tools! Is there a tool that you own that is your absolute favorite? Which is it? What did you use before you had that tool? I have a lot of absolute favorite tools! I have multiple sets of Knitter’s Pride interchangeable needles, wood […]

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Project Packing: Lake Edition

Summer in the Fahrlander family is marked by what we call “Lake Weekend.” We have family friends who live down at the Lake of the Ozarks, and the whole of each clan stays with them for a long weekend. It’s wonderful. We enjoy the water, play board games, and always take a trip to the […]

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