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
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!
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
I finished the Scribblechini that I started in StevenBe's workshop at the Yarn Shop and More last weekend. I am very pleased how it turned out. The bulky yarn is Collinette Calligraphy in colorway 180 Salted Caper (100% wool). The two yarns held together are Mary Gavan Yarns Desert in … Continue reading Scribblechini Fini!
This is a continuation of StevenBe at Yarn Shop and More. Today was his workshop, Mix Your Six: A Game of Modifications. This workshop would teach us to free ourselves from following patterns in a traditional manner and mix it up with different yarns and techniques. I arrived early to get the best seat. The … Continue reading Mix Your Six with StevenBe
I had the great fortune to meet StevenBe at the Meet and Greet Trunk Show tonight at Yarn Shop and More for the first stop of his Midwest Tour! I ganked the workshop cover from the brochure: StevenBe brought many beautiful yarns and inspired and charged us up for tomorrow's workshop. You can watch my short 3 … Continue reading StevenBe Meet and Greet Trunk Show