Just a quick post about my second “Pullover Shawl” (aka poncho), knit from the fun pattern, All Points South, by Casapinka! Yarn used was the awesome Hot Shot (fingering weight) yarn by Miss Babs in colors Quicksilver, Pink Grapefruit and Deer Moss. This yarn has great stitch definition! I wanted to knit this for myself, … Continue reading Hi-Viz All Points South “Pullover Shawl”
I decided to make some little snap wallets for my Etsy shop to see if there's any interest. If so, I'll make more! I liked how they could hold small items, like stitch markers, pills, cards, notions without them falling out because of the box-like construction. I keep an extra set of knitting notions packed in … Continue reading Little snap wallets
I wanted to knit something "different" and this fit the bill: Shard, by Romi Hill, gives an interesting and organic result that pretty much can be done without looking at the pattern after you get the hang of it. It requires at least one color within the colorway be 12-14" long to make the shard. I … Continue reading Hummingbird Shard Shawlette
I have a ton of these Cherry Tree Hill yarns in my for trade stash that I'd love to sell, trade or knit something to sell or trade. I was bored, so I knit up Carina Spencer's Brush Creek Cowlette again. This time with Cherry Tree Hill Yarn Broadband Supersock Select Merino in colorway African … Continue reading Stashbusting again!
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
Just recently finished this lovely and warm capelet with Elliebelly Naiad Organic Merino Wool in colorway Bouquet. It is for sale in my Etsy shop here. The mock turtleneck and stretchy wide ribs are soft and comfortable and the organic merino wool is toasty and warm. Very feminine and pretty. Modified the FREE pattern, Eyelet Round … Continue reading Organic Merino Capelet
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
I was delighted to test Ann's stunningly beautiful cowl design with a cable and bobble inset, the String of Pearls Cowl. I knit mine with Madelinetosh Tosh Sport in colorway Vermillion. Ann describes it below: The row of bobbles, which remind me of pearls, nestled amid the center cable gives this cowl such a stunning look. It is … Continue reading String of Pearls Cowl by Ann Alger
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!
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!