Kate Hudson’s Holiday Knitting

If you follow knitting celebrities on Instagram, you probably have already seen that Kate Hudson, daughter of the hilariously talented Goldie Hawn, has already made some decent headway on her Christmas presents. How does she find the time? Goodness. How far are you on your holiday knits? Related posts: Pregnant Princess Kate Has Taken Up Knitting […]


Kat Dennings’ knitting club with Ronda Rousey

You’ve all heard about celebrity knitters like Sex in the City stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristin Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Angela Lansbury, director George Lucas, David Arquette, Mad Men‘s Christina Hendricks, and Amanda Seyfried, but did you know that Kat Dennings has a knitting ‘club’ with American MMA fighter Ronda Rousey? She was just on The Ellen […]


FREE PATTERN: Halloween Ornaments

Well, today I learned two things: there are really cool Hallowe’en ornaments I need to be making and also what “Julekuler” is all about. The awesome-as-usual Sarah White has posted about both a Julekuler generator (chart only) and also has provided a few links to some seriously awesome Hallowe’en ball ornaments. Go check it out! Post at CraftGossip’s Knitting blog. […]


FREE PATTERN: Warm Garland Sweater

Hey, y’all! I’m in the middle of Hurricane Matthew and still have power and internet (yeah!). I’ve finished grading my undergrad’s submissions for the week, so I figured this was a great time to blog about Pickles’ free sweater pattern – just in time for some cooler weather! (well, for some folks – it’s supposed to […]

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The Light Between Oceans – in knitwear

Image from Touchstone Pictures (definitely not me because this film isn’t playing ANYWHERE NEAR ME RIGHT NOW). Have you been able to catch Michael Fassbender’s new flick, “A Light Between Oceans”? It is from M. L. Stedman’s novel of the same name, which I gobbled up in one day (and stupidly not too long after […]


Free Pokémon Go Knitting Pattern Roundup!

Have you caught them all yet? Even if you haven’t caught the Pokémon Go bug, I’m sure you know someone who is glued to their phone or talking about the nearest Pokéstop. I went out to walk one of our beautiful Central Florida lakes with a friend, and every 200 yards or so she’d whip […]