Made in Colorado – 2011 Holiday Gift Guide

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Made in Colorado 2011 Holiday Gift Guide   This year I thought it would be great to feature some local businesses in a gift guide. I, for one, love to support local business, especially ones started by moms. Whether it’s selling crafty items on etsy or owning a wine bar (um, hello! Wine!), Moms are […]

I Knit a Dead Fish Hat & Forced My Kid to Wear It.

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I love knitting. It really calms me down when the kids are driving me crazy or I’m stressed out about writing or deadlines. I knit all sorts of things, coffee sleeves, iPhone sweaters, little stuffed animals for the kids. I’ve even knitĀ Godzilla and Mothra.

Hairy Eyeballs and Other Oddities

Sorry in advance for the expletives, I’m in pain and worried I’m becoming a Yeti! So I’m in the shower earlier (sorry for the visual if you are eating right now. Not pretty!) and I’m washing my hair with Nioxin. Yes, it’s for hair growth. After 3 kids and a million pounds of stress, I’m […]

ColoradoMoms Crafty Crap

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Some of us from the forums and meetup group meet at Barnes & Noble once a week to get away from the kiddo’s and hubby for a couple hours to chat, sip coffee and some of us get crafty! Brandi shared a pattern to make a turtle named Sheldon from knitty.com. We all fell instantly […]

Why do you knit, Knit?

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I have a NEED to do something with my hands. I went to college to study graphic design, but quickly discovered I didn’t want to just design. I loved the production end just as much, if not more. I didn’t want to just come up with the idea, I needed the follow through. I loved the messy printing end, but didn’t want to give up the creative design end. So I took a break to figure things out. My parents are still bitter. And I got married, and had babies and decided what I REALLY wanted to do was be Mom. But I still need to create somehow.

Knitschmidt Cutest Hats on the Net Giveaway

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I’ve known Kate for 4 years. She is one of my Bestest friends and the one who introduced me to knitting and yarn. My hubby still blames her for my yarn buying obsession (even though I haven’t knit or crocheted a stitch in 3 months! Eeks!). Her products are of the highest quality and if […]

Knitschmidt – Cutest Knits on the Net

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I’ve known Kate for 4 years. She is one of my Bestest friends and the one who introduced me to knitting and yarn. My hubby still blames her for my yarn buying obsession (even though I haven’t knit or crocheted a stitch in 3 months! Eeks!). Her products are of the highest quality and if there is ever anything I see, I say “can you make that?!” and in a week or 2 it’s in my hands! Love it!

Kate is the creator of the original “Who Hat”