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 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
A while back, I knitted a prototype for Casapinka, it became the Klickitat Street Cowl. I used 4 of the 6 colors in the Phydeaux Yarn Cachemire Amelie Mystery Mini Skein set and the main color was Indigodragonfly MCS Sock in colorway Sonic f$ ing death monkey. (Hey, I don't come up with these colorway names!) Both yarns contain … Continue reading Amelie Cowl
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!
I couldn't resist crocheting Maryetta Roy's Lost Souls Skull Shawl! It was such an easy and fun project! My pattern notes are here. Universal Yarn Uptown DK is 100% acrylic and was very easy to work with and super soft. Conveniently machine washable and dryable as well. I don't do costumes, so this one is … Continue reading Halloween Skull Shawl
Ann and I were so amazed at the generosity of so many wonderful people in the fiber community who helped her out with Fuzzy's surgery expenses! She has received a huge outpouring of kindness in the form of yarn purchases and monetary donations that now her stress level is low enough that she can concentrate … Continue reading Fuzzball Update ~ Generosity Overwhelming!
Just finished another Hitchhiker shawl by Martina Behm. This time I used Julie Spins MCN 430 (80% Merino 10% Cashmere 10% Nylon) in colorway Lily. It turned out quite lovely and is soft! What beautiful colors in this colorway! This one is up for sale or swap on Ravelry here. On to the next … Continue reading Lily Hitchhiker
Just finished knitting this rather long cowl. I got the Baah Lucky 7 Kit from The Loopy Ewe. The Baah Yarns La Jolla colorway for this kit of 7 different colors is Neutral Colors consisting of: Black Pearl, Obsidian, Pecan, Hazelnut, Champagne, Fog and Sage. The kit also included the pattern, Color Play, by Mira … Continue reading Lucky 7 Color Play Cowl
I got another super bulky Freia from the kind folks at Loops in Tulsa. So I was looking for something fun to make with it. It's Freia Ombre Super Bulky in colorway South Beach. Very pretty gradient! Coincidentally, I happened upon a Clover Extra Large Pom Pom maker at JoAnn and snagged it with my … Continue reading South Beach Pom Pom Hat