Paola Albergamo designed her cowl, Hope Raises, with textured stitches to offer FREE during the pandemic. Easy stitches and DK weight yarn make it a fast knit and looks lovely! I test knitted with Madelinetosh Farm Twist in colorway Elizabeth Taylor. The Farm Twist feels like silk, but is lovely to work with because it’s … Continue reading Hope Raises test knit for Paola Albergamo
It’s amazing how much kindness I have seen taking place in our creative little world. As events around the globe canceled or postponed large gatherings to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19, one of the first large events of the year, Vogue Knitting Live in Seattle, had to postpone. This left the designers, teachers … Continue reading Proximity Hat
One of last year's gift recipients received a brioche scarf I knitted from pattern, Brioche Twister by Renée Callahan of East London Knit. This was a well-written brioche pattern and the scarf knit up quickly with Malabrigo Yarn Silky Merino in 796 Mares and The Cashmere Co-op Courchevel Lace in Legion Blue. The scarf was light … Continue reading Brioche Twister scarf
With some Madelinetosh Twist Light in Hi/Lo and Dirty Panther left over from the Provençal Shawl, I decided to start a small brioche scarf to work on between larger projects. Mrs. Zwaalie's Brioche Scarf is a free pattern by Nancy Marchant. It doesn't have any increases or decreases, so it's easier for a beginner to … Continue reading Mrs Zwaalie’s Brioche Scarf for me!
I hope the holidays have been good to you! During the Christmas weekend, I received some lovely Universal Yarn Uptown Worsted in Aqua and Steel Gray for Christmas and decided they would look great knit up into a When Winter Winds Blow cowl. This minty fresh, super soft cowl is for sale in my Etsy shop. … Continue reading Minty Fresh Cowl and Sale!
I'm so excited to announce that my stashbuster cowl pattern, When Winter Winds Blow, has been published by Knotions! This means it's FREE and can be downloaded as a PDF from the Knotions pattern page here. Just click on the icon and you'll be able to either print out a copy or save a PDF of the pattern. … Continue reading Announcing When Winter Winds Blow Cowl FREE Pattern!
Remember I hinted at the end of a prior blog post that I was waiting to hear if my cowl design was accepted by an online publisher? Well, guess what! It was accepted by Knotions! Here's a sneak peek of my pattern, When Winter Winds Blow! The pattern will be FREE like all of Knotions' … Continue reading Sneak peek of my new design with Knotions!