I recently finished designer Jennifer Shiels Toland's KAL (knit-along) for her Bubbly Brioche shawl. This was a 5-week knit-along where each Thursday she released a section of her pattern to her participants with pattern prizes at the end of that week. At the end, one the finished shawls received the grand prize, $75 to spend … Continue reading Bubbly Brioche
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 knitted another test shawl for Casapinka. This one's called Black to the Fuchia, get it? Too funny! Casapinka has aligned herself with yarn goddess, Miss Babs, who sent me this lovely set of gradient yarn for the contrast colors, Yummy 2-Ply in colorway Pleiades. And the main color in colorway, Slate. Aren't they … Continue reading Black to the Fuchia Test Shawl
I had the pleasure of "meeting" Clare Devine through working with Lisa Barnes of LMB Designs. Lisa interviewed Clare in a recent newsletter and featured the hat patterns in her new e-book, The Tea Collection. There are 11 beautiful hat patterns designed for knitters with beginning to advanced knitting skills! When I expressed my appreciation for these beautiful designs, not only … Continue reading Chuy Everyday Brew Hat & E-Book Giveaway!