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

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