Do you have one 400 yard skein of speckled yarn that you want to highlight in a pattern that'll bring out its amazing qualities? The Sweet Anemone shawlette pattern may be your answer! Here's Sweet Anemone in Phydeaux Soie, in speckled colorway, Ghost. Speckled colorways look great in Sweet Anemone! Because Phydeaux's Soie is 50% Merino … Continue reading Sweet Anemone in Phydeaux Soie
I acquired a skein of Malabrigo's Mechita in Aniversario and decided it would be a great Sweet Anemone sample. Here's what the yarn looked like: You just never know what you'll get from a variegated. But this is what it came to be (with more photos and specs)! I love it! Look at the bright, … Continue reading Sweet Anemone in Malabrigo Mechita Aniversario
I love how Ann Alger's Sweet Anemone turned out! She used Zen Yarn Garden Serenity Silk Single (75% Merino, 15% Cashmere goat, 10% Silk) in colorway Mermaid. Beautiful! Give this purl-free, stress-free, one-skein Sweet Anemone Shawlette pattern your special touch! Photos courtesy of Ann Alger
I finished the Scribblechini that I started in StevenBe's workshop at the Yarn Shop and More last weekend. I am very pleased how it turned out. The bulky yarn is Collinette Calligraphy in colorway 180 Salted Caper (100% wool). The two yarns held together are Mary Gavan Yarns Desert in … Continue reading Scribblechini Fini!
Congratulations to Katie L. for winning the Sweet Anemone shawlette pattern giveaway! Katie, enjoy making your very own one-skein, purl-free, variegated-friendly Sweet Anemone shawlette! Thanks, everyone, for your participation in this giveaway ~ I look forward to seeing what Katie and others make with this quick and easy pattern. 🙂 Happy knitting, all!
Do you have a growing stash of variegated yarns waiting to be transformed into something special? Have you jumped on the speckled yarn bandwagon but have no idea what to make out of them? Or can't find anything to make out of a lovely skein of semi-solid that has only 400 yards? All these precious single skeins … Continue reading Win this Sweet Anemone Pattern!
This is a continuation of StevenBe at Yarn Shop and More. Today was his workshop, Mix Your Six: A Game of Modifications. This workshop would teach us to free ourselves from following patterns in a traditional manner and mix it up with different yarns and techniques. I arrived early to get the best seat. The … Continue reading Mix Your Six with StevenBe
I had the great fortune to meet StevenBe at the Meet and Greet Trunk Show tonight at Yarn Shop and More for the first stop of his Midwest Tour! I ganked the workshop cover from the brochure: StevenBe brought many beautiful yarns and inspired and charged us up for tomorrow's workshop. You can watch my short 3 … Continue reading StevenBe Meet and Greet Trunk Show