knitting

Open Arms Kayseri Project

I would like to introduce you to the Open Arms in Kayseri Project (OAK), a charity started by some wonderful sisters I know in Turkey, to support Syrian refugee families. More from OAK: Our focus is in three areas: Emergency care, self reliance and education for women and children. We provide supplies including food, coal […] Read more…

An Autumn Hat

With the weather getting cooler I thought it fitting to make a new hat for my girl. My hands had been eager to start a new knitting project, it feels like it has been such a long time since I’ve made anything. I found this simple hat pattern from a free project sheet from the […] Read more…

Bits of Crochet

With a new niece in the family coming this Spring inshaAllah, I decided to make a little something handmade for the wee bundle of joy. I’ve always wanted to try crocheting baby booties, and they were surprisingly easy to whip up. In fact they were so easy to make, my eldest made a pair for […] Read more…

afghan, roses, and crowns

Ever since our knitting/crochet homeschool club meetup, I’ve been having the crocheting bug. I’m currently working on an afghan (with 180 squares!), rose flower clips for the girls, and a crown for my eldest (modeled on my middle one in this photo). The thing I love about crochet is it is so easy to make […] Read more…

we knit

My eldest girl has really gotten me back into knitting recently. Earlier this year she knit a rectangle then sewed the edges together to make a little hat for her sister. More recently, we have been working on knitting scarves for ourselves, a first project for the new homeschooling knitting club we joined. We really […] Read more…

knitted kimono

This sweater has been a year in the making. I guessed that it would take me some time to complete so when I started it after the birth my middle daughter, I  made sure to make it in a 12 month old size so she could wear it for her second winter. It fits perfectly […] Read more…

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