Christmas Rose

I just finished this lovely MKAL (“mystery knit-along”), Christmas Rose by Jana Huck of Janukke. It turned out beautifully. This was a great brioche shawl that anyone with some intermediate brioche experience can knit. My shawl used beautiful Malabrigo Arroyo (sport weight) in colorways Plomo, Lavanda and Talisman. I purchased these online from Eat. Sleep. … Continue reading Christmas Rose

Silverleaf

Happy New Year! My first completed project for 2020 (just after midnight) is Silverleaf. I guess I could call this one Goldleaf due to it’s beautiful gold color. The yarn is Malabrigo Arroyo in Sunset. Malabrigo makes the best yarn—this was wonderful yarn to knit with and the semi-solid color makes the finished shawl color … Continue reading Silverleaf

Broadway and 32nd Street Shawl

I thought the colors and the pattern looked a bit Christmas-y, so it’s my Happy Holidays! photo post today. It’s the Broadway and 32nd Street shawl by Lesley Anne Robinson of Knit Graffiti Designs. This one is worked up in Potion Yarns Banshee in colorways Jeeves Does Not Approve, Milady’s Boudoir, Belle Du Jour, and … Continue reading Broadway and 32nd Street Shawl

Perfect Blend test/sample for Casapinka

Perfect Blend was a fun mystery knit-along (MKAL) sample shawl to test for Casapinka! My Perfect Blend shawl was knit with 12 mini skeins of Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Toes in the gradient colorway Piece of Cake. Perfect Blend kits can be purchased here. Bronnie designed another fun shawl pattern with different tea-themed recipes included. … Continue reading Perfect Blend test/sample for Casapinka

Hope Hat charity knit

Andrea Cull of Knitrino thought, “Shouldn’t everyone have the opportunity to wear a beautiful hand-knit hat?” So she, with her sister, Alison, designed Hope Hat. Andrea tells it best: ... we are partnering with Seattle-based Elizabeth Gregory Home, who every year provides hats, scarves, and gloves to women who need them. The Elizabeth Gregory Home … Continue reading Hope Hat charity knit

Juniper Wings sample for Kitterly

A few months ago, Elizabeth at Kitterly asked me to knit a sample of Carol Feller's Juniper Wings. It was a well-written pattern and the yarn, WalkCollection Cottage Merino, made the process very enjoyable. Colors used were Granny Grey, Manhattan Beach Wave and Guppy. I was quite pleased how the sample turned out! You can … Continue reading Juniper Wings sample for Kitterly

Tahlequah Wrap test/sample for Wool Slayer Designs

I have a new test/sample knit shawl to share from Andrea of Wool Slayer Designs, her Tahlequah Wrap! Photo courtesy Andrea Cull I knit them up with BigFootFibers BrilliantlySilky Britfoot Sock in colorways Maple, Rose Gold, In the Navy, and Peony. My project notes are here. Tahlequah Wrap is a very easy knit that would … Continue reading Tahlequah Wrap test/sample for Wool Slayer Designs