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
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
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
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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
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
Please help a fellow knitter! My buddy, Ann Alger, who visited me this past April for BBQ and Knitting in the Heartland, is having an emergency yarn sale to help pay for the five-hour kidney stone surgery her sweet fur baby, Fuzzball, had yesterday. Here's Fuzzy when he didn't have kidney stones. Here's Fuzzy's x-ray … Continue reading Kitty Kidney Stones = Emergency Yarn Sale!
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!