Tenkiller test/sample knit for Woolslayer Designs

Andrea Cull of Woolslayer Designs asked me to knit her a sample of her Tenkiller shawl pattern. She chose Yarn Love's Cinderella (80/20 BFL and nylon) in colorways Misty Sunrise, Maple Leaf, Shiny Penny, Creamsicle and Butterbeer. (We didn't use the third skein from the left.) I didn't get any blocked photos of this shawl … Continue reading Tenkiller test/sample knit for Woolslayer Designs

Emi’s Shawl test for Knit Graffiti

Lesley Anne Robinson of Knit Graffiti's new Emi's Shawl, is a fun, fast and beautiful brioche and garter stitch shawl, just released on Ravelry. I used Spun Right Round Superwash Sock 80/20 in colorways Banshee, Ain't No Disco and Reaper's Rags for this test knit. Turned out great! And from seeing the other testers' projects, … Continue reading Emi’s Shawl test for Knit Graffiti

Gradient Geometry test/sample for Spruce Lane Designs

Deb of Spruce Lane Designs created another gradient shawl, Gradient Geometry, with two sets of Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply in 1 Dutch Iris and Old Gold. It turned out beautifully and is so easy to knit the garter stitches with the interplay of the two gradient sets keeping it fun. My project notes are here. … Continue reading Gradient Geometry test/sample for Spruce Lane Designs

Fabulosity

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!