Today we’re introducing the Nutmeg Hat and Mitten Set. The neutral set is incredibly wearable for men and women alike. Personally, I love working with undyed wool. It is rustic in appearance and goes with nearly anything. While I’m a lover of color, I equally adore the natural shades of wool. You can see more … Continue reading Day 5 of Winter
Day 4 of Winter brings us the matching Latticework Hat and Scarf set in washable Adore yarn. Though there are some traditional 2×2 cable panels in both hat and scarf, most of the crossed stitches are actually twisted stitches. Right and left twist stitches are a way of crossing stitches that doesn’t require a cable … Continue reading Day 4 of Winter
Let me set the scene for you: It’s snowing outside. You’re curled up on a sectional sofa with freshly made hot-cocoa (with a nip…and marshmallows), the sun just set, and your favorite furry friend has his head on your lap. You have no worries, no place to be, you’re on vacation, and you can sleep … Continue reading Day 3 of Winter
Day 2 of Winter brings us the Broken Garter Scarf. The stitch pattern in this scarf will look familiar to anyone who owns or has read a copy of the brilliant Sequence Knitting book by Cecelia Campochiaro. If you don’t own this book yet, run out and buy it! This book explores the concept of … Continue reading Day 2 of Winter
I really enjoyed knitting with Bamboo Pop - baby booties and little baby washclothes. It doesn’t split, has great stitch definition, and really excellent drape. I’d definitely use it again.
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 just used Deluxe Worsted for the first time in a very deep purple (Heliotrope) color and was totally surprised that it did NOT bleed into the lighter color also used in the same project. I was pleased with the yarn and it is very soft.