I recently tested Ann Alger's Peacock Lines Shawl pattern. This is an easy project for traveling and socializing with family this holiday season! I used Republic of Wool's Twist Fingering in colorway To the Juring Room and House of a la Mode Fancy Fingering in colorway Star Light, Star Bright. What a fun combination! Here's … Continue reading Ann’s Peacock Lines Shawl
I'm so excited to announce that my stashbuster cowl pattern, When Winter Winds Blow, has been published by Knotions! This means it's FREE and can be downloaded as a PDF from the Knotions pattern page here. Just click on the icon and you'll be able to either print out a copy or save a PDF of the pattern. … Continue reading Announcing When Winter Winds Blow Cowl FREE Pattern!
Remember I hinted at the end of a prior blog post that I was waiting to hear if my cowl design was accepted by an online publisher? Well, guess what! It was accepted by Knotions! Here's a sneak peek of my pattern, When Winter Winds Blow! The pattern will be FREE like all of Knotions' … Continue reading Sneak peek of my new design with Knotions!
Do you dislike purl stitches? But don’t want to be bored knitting garter forever and ever? Do you have handspun, but don’t know what to make out of it? I have something that may interest you! Sweet Hearts is knit with one of those beautiful skeins of 350+ yards of fingering weight yarn that you … Continue reading Announcing Sweet Hearts Shawl Pattern Giveaway
Twyst Shawlette is your go-to pattern for one skein (200 yards or more per 100g skein) of worsted, DK, sport or fingering weight yarn. Perfect for handspun, variegated, “why-did-I-buy-only-one-skein-of-this?” and is easily adjustable ~ knit until you run out of yarn! Bonus photo tutorial shows you how to read your knitting so you can knit … Continue reading Introducing Twyst Shawlette and Giveaway!
When I saw Malabrigo's beautiful new yarn, Caracol, I wanted to create a pattern using only one skein of this special, super bulky, thick-and-thin yarn. It had to be simple to show off its stained glass look, but still be a fun and fast knit with a unique construction so it could be worn in a variety … Continue reading Introducing Caracol Cowl and Giveaway!
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!