I had some super bulky leftovers from another project so I worked them up with my self-published pattern, Caracol Cowl. I used Madelinetosh A.S.A.P. in colors Venus in Blue Jeans and French Toast, alternating every other row to blend them. My project notes are here. I really liked how it turned out. My Caracol Cowl … Continue reading Super Bulky Scrap Cowl
Sometimes the things you seek are right in front of you. Case in point, I was trying to find a pattern I wanted to knit up with this beautiful Knit Collage Cast Away in colorway Pink Cactus. I purchased this yarn from Loops of Tulsa, OK. The uniqueness of this yarn makes it a tad … Continue reading Pink Cactus Caracol Cowl
Noticing others posting their Best 9 of 2016, I hopped on the band wagon. In July of this year, I began publishing my own designs and tried my hand at a different tool, the Addi Express King Size knitting machine. You can find the ready-to-ship items in my Etsy shop here. And the patterns in my … Continue reading Best 9 of 2016
Just a quick update on what I've been making and what's available in my Etsy shop for sale for quick holiday gifts. Please visit there and share if you can—sales in my Etsy shop and pattern store help me continue creating. Many thanks! Machine Knitting I finished up some quick cowls on the Addi Express … Continue reading Hand and Machine Knitting
I had some Malabrigo Rasta super bulky yarn in my stash that I thought would look great knit up in my Caracol Cowl pattern because it was short on yardage, 80.4 yards, instead of 90 yards. My project notes are here. It worked up very well and looks great! This little bandana-style cowl looks great … Continue reading Glazed Carrot Cowl
If you're in a pinch, my Caracol Cowl pattern can be whipped up in an evening! Or purchase one of these ready-to-ship from my Etsy store. This is a bandana-style cowl and works great keeping the cold wind from going down the front of your coat without being too bulky between your neck and collar. … Continue reading Caracol Cowl Quick Gifts
Caracol Cowl is my knitting pattern that I created for one skein of super bulky yarn. This one is made from a skein of Malabrigo Rasta in vivid colorway, Baya Electrica, showing off the beauty of the yarn. This lovely sample is for sale in my Etsy store. Caracol Cowl will keep your neck warm without being too … Continue reading Caracol Cowl in Malabrigo Rasta
Congratulations to Amy F. for winning the Caracol Cowl pattern giveaway! Amy was one of the first buyers of the Caracol Cowl pattern when it debuted, so she got a refund—her pattern is FREE! Thanks, everyone, for your participation in this giveaway ~ I look forward to seeing what Amy and others make with this quick and easy pattern. 🙂 Happy … Continue reading Caracol Cowl pattern giveaway winner!
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!