It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, Grandmother’s Log Cabin in Uptown Worsted. After our recent spate of lace, we thought we’d go back to basics… almost. The Log Cabin is a classic design for a reason. It’s great for those who like simplicity in their knitting, and the finished result always looks good. But here, Amy … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Grandmother’s Log Cabin
From time to time, I see a pattern that makes me think, “Man, I wish I’d thought of that!” The Neck’s Big Thing is just such a project. Developed a few years ago by Shelley Brander of Loops Knitting in Tulsa, OK, this scarf transforms just one skein of special yarn into a wearable art piece. Our dear … Continue reading It’s the Neck’s Big Thing!
Buket (pronounced “boo-keht”) is one of my favorite smiling faces to see around the office here at Universal Yarn. She works part time in bookkeeping helping to make sure all of those pesky numbers and inventories make sense. Buket also happens to be a fantastic knitter. I passed her in the hall recently to see … Continue reading IRL – Sail Away with Good Earth
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Whimsical Wrap in Universe. Can you tell we love Universe (50g/246yds)? It’s our tenth anniversary offering, and we’ve been having great fun with it. In addition to today’s offering, we’ve recently released a collection of ornaments. If you haven’t seen our Universe of Snowflakes e-book yet, you owe it to yourself … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Whimsical Wrap
I think Bamboo Pop would be an excellent yarn for a baby blanket. It is very soft, and I think it would show any lace or cable stitches very nicely. The drape is just lovely :)
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!
Uptown Worsted is my new favorite acrylic. Washes and dries like a dream. Excellent colors. No pilling. Feels very nice. I just made a baby blanket out of it, and will be making more.