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
I couldn't resist crocheting Maryetta Roy's Lost Souls Skull Shawl! It was such an easy and fun project! My pattern notes are here. Universal Yarn Uptown DK is 100% acrylic and was very easy to work with and super soft. Conveniently machine washable and dryable as well. I don't do costumes, so this one is … Continue reading Halloween Skull Shawl
I've not been posting much because I was working on a cowl design that I hope to have published soon with an e-zine. I hope to have more info about that if it's accepted in the next few weeks! In the meantime, I finished three projects this weekend. First, my Yak Twyst Shawlette. Knit with Artfibers Yaqui in … Continue reading Still Stashbusting
Do you have one 400 yard skein of speckled yarn that you want to highlight in a pattern that'll bring out its amazing qualities? The Sweet Anemone shawlette pattern may be your answer! Here's Sweet Anemone in Phydeaux Soie, in speckled colorway, Ghost. Speckled colorways look great in Sweet Anemone! Because Phydeaux's Soie is 50% Merino … Continue reading Sweet Anemone in Phydeaux Soie