I recently tested Ann Alger's Peacock Lines Shawl pattern. This is an easy project for traveling and socializing with family this holiday season! I used Republic of Wool's Twist Fingering in colorway To the Juring Room and House of a la Mode Fancy Fingering in colorway Star Light, Star Bright. What a fun combination! Here's … Continue reading Ann’s Peacock Lines Shawl
I recently completed a couple of experimental little cowls on an early Christmas gift. I managed to find an Addi Express King Size knitting machine at Amazon [see the product via my affiliate link to the product page] and have created two beautiful cowls very quickly with some added detailing I wove into the stitches. I … Continue reading Addi Express King Size Fun!
Remember I hinted at the end of a prior blog post that I was waiting to hear if my cowl design was accepted by an online publisher? Well, guess what! It was accepted by Knotions! Here's a sneak peek of my pattern, When Winter Winds Blow! The pattern will be FREE like all of Knotions' … Continue reading Sneak peek of my new design with Knotions!
I am sharing this to offer you a fun way to generate some funds for your favorite charity. My workplace has Charity Fridays. Every Friday, in order to wear jeans to work, staff members donate $2 and attorneys donate $4 for the designated charity. This past Friday, my charity was NewHouse, a domestic violence shelter that offers assistance to women … Continue reading Charity
I had some Malabrigo Rasta super bulky yarn in my stash that I thought would look great knit up in my Caracol Cowl pattern because it was short on yardage, 80.4 yards, instead of 90 yards. My project notes are here. It worked up very well and looks great! This little bandana-style cowl looks great … Continue reading Glazed Carrot Cowl
If you're in a pinch, my Caracol Cowl pattern can be whipped up in an evening! Or purchase one of these ready-to-ship from my Etsy store. This is a bandana-style cowl and works great keeping the cold wind from going down the front of your coat without being too bulky between your neck and collar. … Continue reading Caracol Cowl Quick Gifts
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!
Do you dislike purl stitches? But don’t want to be bored knitting garter forever and ever? Do you have handspun, but don’t know what to make out of it? I have something that may interest you! Sweet Hearts is knit with one of those beautiful skeins of 350+ yards of fingering weight yarn that you … Continue reading Announcing Sweet Hearts Shawl Pattern Giveaway