My latest test/sample knit for Casapinka is Fabulosity, a textured crescent shawl, worked up with four different colors of Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply. The colorways she chose for this sample are: Mind Games, Miram, Be at Peace, and Heading Home. This shawl never got boring! There was always something different to do or color to … Continue reading Fabulosity

My patterns are available on knitCompanion!

I finally took the plunge and linked up with Create2Thrive to add my patterns to the KCDesigns shop! What this means is they conform my PDF patterns to be used in the knitCompanion app (Apple, Android and Kindle Fire) where written or charted patterns can easily be followed with their line-by-line tracking. A huge benefit … Continue reading My patterns are available on knitCompanion!

Sunrise Over Bryce sample for Spruce Lane Designs

I love it when Deb sends me pink yarn! Another sample knit for Spruce Lane Designs, Sunrise Over Bryce. She sent me two skeins of Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply in Wild Iris colorway, A Light. This shawl is great for binge watching or social knitting. I basically memorized the lace section because it was so … Continue reading Sunrise Over Bryce sample for Spruce Lane Designs

Ephemeris sample for Spruce Lane Designs

Deb of Spruce Lane Designs is re-releasing her Ephemeris mosaic shawl pattern from Pom Pom Quarterly, Issue 23: Winter 2017. I was the lucky sample knitter of the original shawl, so when she needed a new sample, I jumped on it. Here's Ephemeris worked up in Malabrigo Yarn Sock in Zarzamora and Pearl. Such a … Continue reading Ephemeris sample for Spruce Lane Designs

Advancing Lines brioche scarves

I love brioche and these scarves show how lovely brioche looks in both 100% wool and 100% acrylic. The pattern is Advancing Lines by Lavanya Patricella. The wool version was knit up in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in colorways Begonia Leaf and Rocky Mountain High, Colorado. My project notes for this scarf are here. The acrylic … Continue reading Advancing Lines brioche scarves