Autumn

How to Knit a Fairytale Pumpkin

Blue pumpkin

Rarely will a knit pattern appear here as I do not consider myself a designer or pattern writer.  However, occasionally I can be persuaded to share how I made something, and since there have been requests, I am providing this guideline.

Primstav: About the Symbols - First Half of Winter Side

Primstav Winter Side

October 21: The date our leaves begin to turn in Portland, and are at their peak in the mountains. I marked the day with an aspen tree even though on this side of the mountains, they are rare - too wet.

October 28: St. Simon's Day and the day the sleighs are removed from the sheds to make room for livestock in winter. The day is marked with a sleigh.

EPP Pumpkins for Halloween

EPP Pumpkins

I love having lots of pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns around this time of year! Most of us do!!! But it kills me to have to watch them rot away. So in order to have my cake - er Halloween candy - and eat it too, I decided a couple years ago to indulge my fascination with fiber pumpkins!

Knit/Felt Mini Goblins and a Witch to Celebrate Halloween!

Halloween Witch and five goblins based on Marie Mayhew Mathilda Witch Pattern

Pattern by Marie Mayhew

Just finished needle felting hair and adding faces to five mini goblins to keep Mathilda Witch company on Halloween!

"Pumpkin Patch Snack Mat" Features Technique for Making Pumpkin-y Faces!

"Pumpkin Patch Snack Mat from Craftypod

I still remember my reaction the morning I opened my e-mail and found a picture of one of these adorable pumpkin faces smiling back at me and the words from Diane "look at what I just figured out how to do!" I was all smiles and giggles and experienced the immediate desire to drop everything and use this technique to make my own EPP pumpkins!

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