Paola Albergamo designed her cowl, Hope Raises, with textured stitches to offer FREE during the pandemic. Easy stitches and DK weight yarn make it a fast knit and looks lovely! I test knitted with Madelinetosh Farm Twist in colorway Elizabeth Taylor. The Farm Twist feels like silk, but is lovely to work with because it’s … Continue reading Hope Raises test knit for Paola Albergamo
Bronnie sent me a skein of my first Primrose Yarn to knit a sample of Aquiline by Casapinka. So pretty! Primrose Yarn Co. Adelaide in colorway Double Bubble. This shawl pattern shows off the beauty of this yarn! And a quick knit, too! My project notes are here. For more info on Aquiline, check out … Continue reading Primrose Aquiline sample for Casapinka
Catching up on my project posts here with the beginning of 2019 with a sample knit I did for Casapinka. It's Aquiline, a lovely one-skein shawlette worked up in Miss Babs' Yummy 2-Ply in colorway Has to Be. My project page on Ravelry is here. This shawlette really shows off the pretty speckles in this … Continue reading Aquiline Sample for Casapinka
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 a new pattern that makes variegated yarn look awesome! It’s the Ricochet shawl pattern by Corrine Ouillon. I knit it with Nerd Girl Yarns Bounce & Stomp in colorway AKA. The yarn looks like this. Knit with the Ricochet shawl pattern, it looks like this! The pattern is written exclusively with charts … Continue reading Ricochet lace shawl
If you've been following my blog, you know I love to test and sample knit for Casapinka. Here's another one I did for her with her beautiful and easy pattern, One and Done! I knit it with Knitwhits Freia Handpaints Ombre Shawl Ball Merino fingering in colorway Xenon, a new gradient color. I have to give … Continue reading Xenon One and Done!
I saw Knitting in Wonderland's 30 Day Knitting Challenge posted by alexandknits and thought it was fun and interesting so I thought I'd post bits here and there when I was between projects. So, here goes! Day 1: What was your first finished project? I was asked a similar question by a Ravelry/Facebook friend of mine … Continue reading 30 Day Knitting Challenge – Day 1
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
Congratulations to Cynthia P. for winning the Twyst Shawlette pattern giveaway! Cynthia will be receiving a free PDF copy of the Twyst Shawlette pattern! Thank you for participating, Cynthia! Even if you didn't win this time, you can still be a winner and enjoy making your own Twyst Shawlette! Start your fun here. Thanks, everyone, for your participation in … Continue reading Twyst Shawlette Pattern Giveaway Winner!
I am loving Skirler's Twysted Parakeet on Ravelry! She knit it with her handspun from polwarth fiber. Isn't it lovely? And I loooove the tassels! She made it her own! What will you create with Twyst Shawlette? P.S. One last day to participate in the Twyst Shawlette pattern giveaway!