Here's a quick weekend knit if you want to make a warm, cuddly cowl for a gift this holiday season! It's Amethystine by Casapinka! I knit this with Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in colorway Blood Runs Cold. This color is gorgeous! And the pattern lets the yarn's beauty come out. I alternated the two skeins so … Continue reading Amethystine Cowl
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 love it when I get to knit a shawl that appears in a major knitting publication! This time it's Ephemeris by Debra Gerhard of Spruce Lane Designs! Knit with Hedgehog Fibres Sock in colorways Hush and Wish. Deb’s really fun-to-knit (and easy - using just one color at a time) mosaic shawl pattern is … Continue reading Ephemeris Sample Shawl
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 found the perfect cabled cowl pattern by Helen Bingham, Rippling River Cowl. It’s a free pattern on Ravelry. It worked perfectly with my 100% baby alpaca (cria) yarn, Hikoo Simply Cria in Dark Coral colorway. What an easy pattern to knit and used up just 3 balls of this soft and fluffy yarn! My … Continue reading Cria Cabled Cowl
Just a quick post about my second “Pullover Shawl” (aka poncho), knit from the fun pattern, All Points South, by Casapinka! Yarn used was the awesome Hot Shot (fingering weight) yarn by Miss Babs in colors Quicksilver, Pink Grapefruit and Deer Moss. This yarn has great stitch definition! I wanted to knit this for myself, … Continue reading Hi-Viz All Points South “Pullover Shawl”
I had the opportunity to work on a test knit/sample shawl of Llama Drama for Casapinka. Llama Drama is part of the Miss Babs Knitting Tour 2017 Armchair Traveler's Club, Peru. It's an easy mosaic shawl that is easy to knit. You work with one color at a time per row. A stunning design, once … Continue reading Llama Drama
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'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!