It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Scruncher Scarf in Whisper Lace and Cotton Supreme Batik (pattern link here). I. Love. This. Pattern. Look at how simple that is. This is exactly the kind of pattern that I would have loved as a beginner, and that I still love when I want to make something beautiful … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Scruncher Scarf
It’s Amy Gunderson’s birthday today, and we’re celebrating! From now until Monday 3/26/18, grab one pattern from her e-book Bamboo Pop Adult 2 for free on Ravelry! Just use code BIRTHDAYGIRL at checkout, where it asks if you want to apply a coupon. This is a great collection of knit and crochet designs for Bamboo … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Amy!
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Left of Center Cardi in Little Bird and Little Bird Colors (pattern link here). How adorable is this? Sized from 3 months to 2 years, this clever cardi uses machine washable Little Bird and its self-striping sibling Little Bird Colors to easily create a bright little jacket for baby. The … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Left of Center Cardi
Though we like to celebrate Pi Day with a slice of cherry here at the office, that’s not actually what this math holiday is all about. But I will take any excuse to eat pie. Not that I need an excuse. But seriously, Pi day is the annual recognizing of the awesome constant number we … Continue reading It’s Pi Day!
Uptown DK is BY FAR my fave acrylic. It’s great for decorative kid items that need to be washable. Easy to knit with, just untwists a little with cast-ons and rip-outs. That’s a nitpicky little thing on such a great yarn at this price point.
I must say Naked Sock is a work horse. It stayed clean and strong through at least six cast on attempts. Must get more.
I did machine wash Cotton Supreme on cold gentle and machine dried on low, and it came out beautifully - looked the same as when it went into the wash with no pilling or stretching.