Today we had not one, not two, but THREE lovely customers come into the store wearing their Liesl sweaters! I love how each lady has put her own personal spin on the pattern. This is a great project for spring that knits up fast on big needles in a worsted to chunky weight yarn –… Read More »
Check out this CNN article featuring the guerrilla knitting movement, a reaction to street art machismo. The article features photos of “knitted graffiti” on buildings, trees, vehicles and more.
Emily finished her Linden wrap, a lace entrelac project from Pints and Purls. (my design!) It is worked in Cascade Eco Alpaca. Yum!
Eve came in last night and picked up two more hanks of Miss Babs yowza to make a baby blanket and the color combination was just stunning! It is unexpected but incredibly complimentary. The colors are Coventry Blue, French Marigold, Sand and Bruin. A very lucky mom is going to be getting this awesome blanket…
Fall is here! This morning was one of the first mornings that I really noticed the trees turning and the smell of Fall in the air. I love Fall colors. They are rich and deep. So many of our yarn colors are inspired by the natural tones of the Fall season. A few Fall photos… Read More »
We whipped up a new project this week for quick yet impressive holiday knitting. This scarf is worked in Malabrigo Chunky (just two hanks) and 2 yards of Silk ribbon. It can be done in around an hour or two and costs just $30 in materials. The pattern is “Beth” and you can get it… Read More »
Lesley sent me this amazing new makeup kit from Cargo, The Runway Palatte. It is available exclusively from Sephora and features eyeshadow in the shape of buttons and blush in the shape of cable knitting. It is adorable!
I finally finished my Damson and Veronica also has a completed one (that she blocked “properly” so it must be prettier than mine). After much debate, I decided to just finish the darn thing in the mismatched color and see what would happen. It actually looks really cool. It has a slight fading as if… Read More »
Lesley was in tonight picking out a color of Miss Babs Yet (heavy lace weight silk and merino yarn) for the newest Ysolda Teague pattern, Veyla, which was released today. This pattern is a paid download from her website or part of the Whimsical Little Knits book (that you can subscribe to!). It features a… Read More »
The fibre space crew is amazed by the latest offering from Interweave Knits. See previews of the special Weekend Knits issue here. (photo courtesy of Interweave Knits)