I am delighted to say that the fabric that will become my Flame Lace top is finally off the loom! As much as I enjoy the meditative process of weaving, it always feels so good to near the end of a project. In life and crafting, I’ve found that there are all types of people: … Continue reading Off and Running
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Spring Pullover in Bamboo Bloom Handpaints. What a great look for Spring, eh? Cap sleeves, open neckline, and some lovely waist shaping for a more polished look. You can juuust see the double eyelets accenting the neckline. This pattern is knitted flat. Turn the hem up and stitch it to the … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Spring Pullover
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the TNNA Cardi in Bamboo Pop. Here’s how this sweater happened. “You know what we ought to do at this year’s National Needlearts Association Summer Show? We ought to all wear matching outfits.” “Yes! And they should all be sweaters in our yarn!” “Yes!! And we should make them for … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – TNNA Cardi
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Chasing Vines Cowl in Cotton True Sport. We’ve had a recent rush of rain here, and everything is green and growing and glorious. I was reminded of this again when looking at these photos from Jonas Farms, home to many a happy horse here in North Carolina. Their hay fields … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Chasing Vines Cowl
Deluxe Chunky is a soft yarn that holds up well if you have to frog or tink. A good value.
Really love working with Cotton Supreme Splash. Extremely soft and the colors are beautiful. Currently making a sweater for a baby. Stitch definitions is great too!
Classic Shades is soft and it isn’t shiny like some acrylics. It is a good alternative to some of the expensive yarns I love and it’s more washable which is nice for gifts. I haven’t had any trouble with splitting. I will definitely use it again.