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Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

You want some of this? I usually don’t blog about my cooking exploits, but I’ve gotten so many requests for my homemade peanut butter cups recipe that I thought I’d…

read more January 16, 2013

Giganto-Blanket Time Lapse Video

Good morning, everyone! I did a time lapse while knitting a dark-brown Giganto-Blanket recently, and I wanted to share it with everyone. Here you go! The video captures about 1…

read more January 15, 2013

Cabled Giganto-Blanket

A couple of people have asked for the pattern I used in making my mom’s Christmas present, which was a smaller, cabled version of the giganto-blanket. I failed to get…

read more January 11, 2013

Holidays in Summary

Without being too prolix, here’s a summary of the last few weeks around Nocturnal Knits. I knit a cabled giganto-blanket for my mom as a Christmas present. I cooked a…

read more January 6, 2013


Working on a cabled version of my Giganto-Blanket tonight and I thought I’d say hi!

read more December 18, 2012

More Christmas Crafting

Oh, Pinterest. All it took was five minutes of browsing the “DIY Christmas” search results for me to become obsessed with the idea of making a wreath. I’ve never once…

read more December 10, 2012

‘Tis the Season

I’m not usually all that excited about Christmas, in fact, I’m usually pretty ambivalent about the whole thing. On one hand, I love the songs, drinking egg nog, and the…

read more December 6, 2012

Deal Alert! Picture Perfect Knits for $2.99!

My publisher, Chronicle Books, has struck some awesome deals on e-books, including a screaming deal for my book, Picture Perfect Knits — it’s only $2.99 for Kindle, iPad, Kobo, and…

read more December 1, 2012

Baa Baa Black Friday! – Giganto-Blanket Sale – Free Shipping!

In honor of our nation’s obsession with sales on the day after Thanksgiving, I’m offering my very own “Baa Baa Black Friday” special. FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on all Giganto-Blanket orders…

read more November 22, 2012

Why bother felting the Giganto-Blanket?

I’ve gotten a lot of questions about why I bother going through the elaborate felting process for my Giganto-Blanket. Mostly, people are confused because the pattern calls for superwash wool,…

read more November 20, 2012