Back in July, I made my friend a shawl for her birthday. I used Trendsetter Yarns Smoothies in colorway Gulliver's Travels that I purchased at The Studio Knitting & Needlepoint. They are colors she wears often and the yarn is a mix of holding four strands of laceweight together. I liked the built-in yarn holder … Continue reading Stroma
Since the fur pom pom hat was a big hit, I decided to make a couple of cowls for additional folks who help keep me apprised of how mom's doing at the assisted living place. I asked Deb (fur pom pom hat recipient) if she could find out what colors Jill, Bonnie and Abbie would … Continue reading Betwixt Mine Eye and Heart Gift Cowls
I had one skein of Zen Yarn Garden Serenity 20 in one-of-a-kind colorway Mermaid, so I knit up a very pretty scarf for my Etsy shop. Made of 70% Merino 20% Cashmere and 10% nylon, this scarf is very squishy and soft. The pattern is Vertical Drop Stitch Scarf by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas and … Continue reading Vertical Drop Stitch Scarf
I found the perfect cabled cowl pattern by Helen Bingham, Rippling River Cowl. It’s a free pattern on Ravelry. It worked perfectly with my 100% baby alpaca (cria) yarn, Hikoo Simply Cria in Dark Coral colorway. What an easy pattern to knit and used up just 3 balls of this soft and fluffy yarn! My … Continue reading Cria Cabled Cowl
From now through 11:59 PM Central time, Monday, January 16, 2017, get 50% off my Silken Diamonds scarf pattern by entering code SilkenDiamonds at checkout. (Make sure the total is zero before committing to the purchase because I cannot refund if a code was not entered.) For all you stashbusters out there, I have a … Continue reading Announcing Silken Diamonds Scarf Pattern and 50% off Code
I just finished Twyst Shawlette in Cherry Tree Hill Yarns Broad Band Supersock Select Merino fingering weight yarn in 100% Merino wool. The colorway is Moody Blues. I held both ends of the yarn ball together and knitted with a US size 6 needle. This created a nice, thick, warm and soft shawlette. Details on … Continue reading Moody Blues Twyst
Only a few minutes left to participate in the giveaway for a FREE Betwixt Mine Eye and Heart cowl pattern! See the details here. Remember, if you purchase one of my patterns here, you'll get FIVE entries in the giveaway! Also, if you purchase my Betwixt Mine Eye and Heart pattern, but win the giveaway, I'll … Continue reading Just a few minutes left!
Don't miss your chance to win the Betwixt Mine Eye and Heart cowl pattern! The giveaway ends Friday, January 6, 2017 at 11:59pm CST. Details are on my blog post here. Good luck!
Just published! Betwixt Mine Eye and Heart, a cowl for someone special ~ whenever they see or wear it, they’ll be reminded of your love and friendship. Inspired by William Shakespeare's Sonnet 47: Betwixt mine eye and heart a league is took, And each doth good turns now unto the other: When that mine eye is … Continue reading Announcing Betwixt Mine Eye & Heart and giveaway!
I saw Knitting in Wonderland's 30 Day Knitting Challenge posted by alexandknits and thought it was fun and interesting so I thought I'd post bits here and there when I was between projects. So, here goes! Day 1: What was your first finished project? I was asked a similar question by a Ravelry/Facebook friend of mine … Continue reading 30 Day Knitting Challenge – Day 1