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Why women with kids should knit and crochet

Here it goes :1. If you do not buy yarn you will just spend money for food. Food will get eaten, but yarn stays.2. What would you do while you sit in the doctors office, waiting for yet another strep test.3. It is always nice to come armed to the PTA meeting.4. It is more socially acc
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Crochet Beard

Introducing a crochet beard (it comes with the complementary mustache)! I am pleased to announce a new craft breakthrough! Now any one can have a beard. Yes, it is ridiculously easy, all you have to do is to crochet it, or get your friend to do it for you. No more age or gender bias.
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Clowny Hat #3

This is the third “Clowny Hats” in the series. This hat is kids’ size large. It is very stretchy. I think this is the perfect hat to knit when you are not sure what size head the kid has. The ribbing pulls it in or lets it stretch. It looks good either way. Materials
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Clowny Hat #2

This is my second hat in the series of four “Clowny Hats“. This hat is kids’ size small, it is not very stretchy, but I love the spiral purl ridge. Materials1 skein of worsted weight yarn. I used Smart Superwash.5 DPNs size 6Tapestry needle to close the top. Using a
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Clowny Hat #1

This is a kids’ hat, size large. It fits my 11 year old perfectly. It has a stretchy bottom part and easy crown shaping. It is the first in my series of “Clowny Hats“. Materials1 skein of worsted weight yarn. I used Smart Superwash. The yardage on this one is rather
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Clowns, clowns, clowns…

It is that time of the year. While most Jewish mothers are worrying about Pesach, I am quaking in my sleepers at the thought of making the costumes for Purim. Just an enormity of outfitting 5 kids (thankfully the baby could not care less) gets me down. The funny thing is, usually desp
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