Carla of PurpleLamb Fiber Arts asked to collaborate with me on kits featuring patterns highlighting her gorgeous handspun and dyed yarns! So here they are! Handspun Highlight Scarf and Handspun Highlight Cowl! Handspun Highlight Scarf is knit with Carla's Sparkly Merino Sock Weight in Lilac as the scarf body and her Handspun Mini Worsted Weight … Continue reading New Patterns: Handspun Highlight Scarf and Cowl!
This one is in bright, cheery colors! Starting Point pattern is by Joji Locatelli. My pattern notes are here. You can purchase this in my Etsy shop here! I love how the colors worked out, especially with the speckled section! This was a great pattern! Now that I've made two different ones, I'm moving on … Continue reading Another Starting Point Wrap!
In the interest of stashbusting, and because I saw so many beautiful examples, I knitted up a Starting Point wrap by designer Joji Locatelli. I used some beautiful colorways of Madelinetosh Euro Sock light fingering weight yarns in: Farmhouse White, Cherry, Hi/Lo, Onyx and Tern. This wrap is for sale in my Etsy shop here. … Continue reading Starting Point wrap
I needed a pattern that would take a series of mini skeins and incorporate them together to create a sort of gradient effect. Enter Game of Tones by Susan Ashcroft of Stitchnerd Designs. I love the clever name of this pattern! I had 5 mini skeins of Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Toes (fingering weight) yarn. … Continue reading Game of Tones shawl
I made this Sweet Anemone shawlette with a special skein of yarn from a dear friend, Casapinka. It's La Bien Aimee Merino Singles in colorway Romance. It's a lovely speckled yarn from Paris! This is a lovely yarn and the speckles really do it! If you'd like to make your own Sweet Anemone Shawlette, you can … Continue reading Sweet Anemone Romance
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