If you want a fun pattern to knit, try Howl by StevenBe. It went quickly with DK weight yarn. I used Madelinetosh DK Twist. In color ways Hi/Lo and Onyx. The pattern is easy, yet has interesting construction, and makes a great social knitting project. I love the pom poms. The slouchy hat can be … Continue reading Hi/Lo Howl
This one is in bright, cheery colors! Starting Point pattern is by Joji Locatelli. My pattern notes are here. You can purchase this in my Etsy shop here! I love how the colors worked out, especially with the speckled section! This was a great pattern! Now that I've made two different ones, I'm moving on … Continue reading Another Starting Point Wrap!
In the interest of stashbusting, and because I saw so many beautiful examples, I knitted up a Starting Point wrap by designer Joji Locatelli. I used some beautiful colorways of Madelinetosh Euro Sock light fingering weight yarns in: Farmhouse White, Cherry, Hi/Lo, Onyx and Tern. This wrap is for sale in my Etsy shop here. … Continue reading Starting Point wrap
I was delighted to test Ann's stunningly beautiful cowl design with a cable and bobble inset, the String of Pearls Cowl. I knit mine with Madelinetosh Tosh Sport in colorway Vermillion. Ann describes it below: The row of bobbles, which remind me of pearls, nestled amid the center cable gives this cowl such a stunning look. It is … Continue reading String of Pearls Cowl by Ann Alger
Noticing others posting their Best 9 of 2016, I hopped on the band wagon. In July of this year, I began publishing my own designs and tried my hand at a different tool, the Addi Express King Size knitting machine. You can find the ready-to-ship items in my Etsy shop here. And the patterns in my … Continue reading Best 9 of 2016
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!
Congratulations to Lisa H. winning the Sweet Hearts pattern giveaway! Lisa purchased the pattern (and received five entries in the giveaway!) so she will be receiving a refund for her free PDF copy of the Sweet Hearts pattern! Thank you for your purchase and participating, Lisa! Even if you didn’t win this time, you can still be a winner … Continue reading Sweet Hearts pattern giveaway winner!
The pattern giveaway for Sweet Hearts ends tonight at 11:59 pm Central time! For details on winning a FREE copy of my new shawlette pattern, Sweet Hearts, see my original post here. Good luck!
For details on winning a FREE copy of my new shawlette pattern, Sweet Hearts, see my original post here. But hurry! Entries are accepted until 11:59 pm Central time, Tuesday, November 15, 2016! Good luck!
Twyst Shawlette is your go-to pattern for one skein (200 yards or more per 100g skein) of worsted, DK, sport or fingering weight yarn. Perfect for handspun, variegated, “why-did-I-buy-only-one-skein-of-this?” and is easily adjustable ~ knit until you run out of yarn! Bonus photo tutorial shows you how to read your knitting so you can knit … Continue reading Introducing Twyst Shawlette and Giveaway!