I must be going through my Tulsa stash, because right after I made the Bison Amid the Daisies Cowl, I immediately cast on my Melon Super Bulky Cowl based on the free pattern by Kelly Hetchinger, the LTYC Super Bulky Cowl. According to Ravelry, this is the 7th cowl I've made from this pattern. I … Continue reading Melon Super Bulky Cowl ~ Amazing 2-Hour Project!
In a previous blog, I posted that I purchased this lovely art yarn, Knit Collage Daisy Chain in colorway Hyacinth. I already had Buffalo Wool Company's Tracks in colorway Raspberry, but wasn't sure what to do with it . . . until now! Daisy Chain is made up of 99% Wool 1% Polyester and Tracks is … Continue reading Bison Amid the Daisies Cowl (and free pattern!)
I received a generous birthday gift from Ann, a beautiful skein of Julie Spins MCN 560. The colorway is Cottage Garden. Isn't it just lovely? This light fingering weight yarn is 80% Merino wool, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon and 560 yards (hence the name "MCN 560"). I was looking for just the right project for this … Continue reading Argent Shawl Finally Finished!
Another test knit for Casapinka! This one is Isabelita. It's a crescent shaped shawl made up of two colors. The main color is solid and the contrast color can either be a solid or a variegated. For this project, the main color is Northbound Knitting Merino Fingering Singles in colorway Gothic. And the contrast color … Continue reading Isabelita Shawl Test
This weekend, I had some free time to visit one of my favorite yarn shops in Overland Park, Kansas, Yarn Shop and More. Lots of knitted samples and nice displays. Cozy, yet roomy enough for events with lots of yarns to choose from. Upon entering the shop, a table of Malabrigo Rios and Mora welcome … Continue reading Yarn Shop and More
Thank you, Midnight Knitter, for the nomination for the Liebster Award! The Liebster Award allows the blogger with fewer than 200 followers to get more exposure to others and help other bloggers with a small following gain some attention. As an award winner you must: Acknowledge and accept the Liebster Award by leaving a comment … Continue reading Liebster Award (again)!
One of my favorite, go-to patterns, is Polar Opposites by Plucky Knitter Design. It's a free pattern and uses two very different weights of yarn, hence the name. Although the pattern calls for a bulky weight and a lace weight yarn, I used Aran weight and lace weight for my version of this easy, yet … Continue reading Polar Opposites Cowl