I was surprised when Jen told me she had never done Fair-Isle knitting before. I was surprised for two reasons: 1) Jen is always knitting or crocheting. Or spinning. She always has a variety of projects going on from lace to cables and more. With all that stitching, I couldn’t believe she’d never done colorwork … Continue reading IRL – Templetop Cowl
It’s still Free Pattern Friday! This is Pattern Collecton PC538, Classic Worsted Tapestry Volume 2. Up until now, it’s never been available digitally, and never for free. Happy Friday! We’ve had several requests for this leaflet, not least because although the original yarn, Classic Worsted Tapestry is gone, the colors in Uptown Worsted Tapestry are perfect … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – PC538 Tapestry Toys and Cardigan
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Exploded Pineapple Halter in Good Earth. We’re calling this an intermediate project, good practice for crocheters who have never tried reading a crochet chart before to do so. One of our resident experts notes, “Crochet stitches can take on such organic form, that a chart really tells the story of … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Exploded Pineapple Halter
In honor of Beatrix Potter’s birthday, how about a little knitspiration? Helen Beatrix Potter was born 149 years ago today. She had great success as a scientific illustrator and conservationist, but is best known today for her children’s books. Everyone has a favorite. Mine is Peter Rabbit. It’s such a nice mix of home … Continue reading Knitspiration – Peter Rabbit
I had a bit of a problem with a skein and it was above and beyond fixed, in a hurry. It's nice to see business done this way! Much appreciated! I'll tell my knitting friends!
Bamboo Pop is beautiful, soft, and breathable, with good stitch definition. No spiltting and enough elasticity it was nice to work with.
I must say Naked Sock is a work horse. It stayed clean and strong through at least six cast on attempts. Must get more.