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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Stoplight Knitting

I have a confession to make: I knit at stoplights. When people hear this, I get one of three reactions. Least often, they look at me like I’m a genius. Here and there, I get amusement, because of course I am someone who would knit at stoplights. Finally, most often I get looks of sheer […]

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Come Fly With Me

Let’s fly, let’s fly away… I do love Sinatra, and I’ve been running out of flying puns! And speaking of love, I had it at first sight when I saw Wingspan by Kyle Vey. It’s such a fun design, and there’s so many ways to wear it. You can play up the wings or tone […]

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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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Project Packing

I don’t know about you, but when I travel, I always have my projects picked out before I do any other packing. I may have left on a trip without underwear before, but I’ve never left without a project. My process usually goes like this: I get really excited about seven or eight projects, but […]

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I Knit and I Know Things MKAL

*This post contains spoilers for the knit-along and Game of Thrones* I finished it! And only a week after the final episode aired! As disappointing as that was, this knit was the opposite: fun, half-mindless, and gorgeous to boot. I was a little worried that my mohair was too different from my lighter main color, […]

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