Local Yarn Shop Day was scheduled for April 25th, but was postponed to September 12, 2020 due to Coronavirus, but that didn’t stop Bronnie of Casapinka fame to publish her pattern, Breathe and Hope, to aid local yarn shops in selling yarn to keep their businesses going. A purchase of two skeins of at least … Continue reading Breathe and Hope
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