This was my first opportunity to test knit for Cally of Monsterknits Designs. I was intrigued by the stained glass look of her new pattern, Glass Houses. For my test knit, I used Hedgehog Fibres Sock in colorways Guppy and Crystal. Glass Houses is a garter and mosaic knit shawl. Very quick and easy to … Continue reading Glass Houses test knit for MonsterKnits
I participated in Eat.Sleep.Knit.'s Quarter 1 Ambah KAL by knitting Ambah O'Brien's Kinfolk Hat pattern with some leftover Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK in Jelly and Zephyr. I love how this turned out! And it looks great from the wrong side, too! Kinfolk Hat is a series of slip stitches. I just alternated the colors every … Continue reading Kinfolk Hat
I love Lesley Anne Robinson's brioche shawls! This one is Sizzle Pop. I knitted it up with Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in colorways Salty Tales and Dragonfly. I decided to do an experiment and knit the Salty Tales (the silver color) on the wrong side and the Dragonfly (purple) on the right side. Typically, the … Continue reading Sizzle Pop
With Eat. Sleep. Knit.'s Summer of Socks knit-along prompting me, I decided to finally get off the fence and knit up a pair of socks. Since I don't like to knit the same thing twice, I decided on Lavanya Patricella's DK Toe Up Brioche Socks pattern for the brioche aspect and flipped the colors for … Continue reading My first socks!
Read on to see who gets this hat! I received a colorful and fun pom pom from Marta of Little Noodlewebs fame. And finally found yarn that was awesome enough to bring out all the colors in it! I found this Hedgehog Fibres Chubby (super bulky) in colorway Oracle at Eat. Sleep. Knit. It had … Continue reading My Simple Hat
I've not posted in a while because I was busy knitting a top secret pattern that published this week where I had the pleasure of testing a sample shawl for Casapinka, Towanda! We agreed on a combo of Indigodragonfly MCS Sock in colorway Sonic F*cking Death Monkey for the main color and Hedgehog Fibres Sock in colorway Exploding Peacock … Continue reading Towanda! Test & Sample Knit for Casapinka
I love how this shawl turned out! It's made of Hedgehog Fibres Sock and Hedgehog Fibres Kidsilk Lace (mohair) in speckled colorway Exploding Peacock. I had these sitting in my stash from StevenBe's event earlier this month and thought they'd look great knit up as a Twyst shawl! This is what they looked like prior … Continue reading Hedgehog Twyst Shawl
Top Secret Reveal: I had a fun time knitting this test shawl for Casapinka, the Kitty Invisibility Cloak! The yarn is Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in color ways Spell and Hush. The way this is knit up is rather clever, but I won't give away the secret. But it doesn't constitute picking up all the stitches at … Continue reading Kitty Invisibility Cloak