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Free Pattern Friday – Mod Tiles Cardi

It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Mod Tiles Cardi in Deluxe DK Tweed Superwash (pattern link here). This one’s a bit of an ugly duckling story, although of course the duckling was never ugly at all. We had this garment in our studio for a long time, and kept looking askance at it.  Squares on …

Friday, October 19th @ 6PM

Halloween Projects

It’s that time of year! Little ghouls and ghosties run amok in the neighborhood, and we love crafting fun things for them – and for us!  Let’s take a look at a few free patterns. First, Clarice, Chunk, and Clyde in Uptown Worsted (pattern link here). There is so much personality in these three crocheted …

Monday, October 15th @ 7PM

Free Pattern Friday – Clematis Cowl

It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Clematis Cowl in Classic Shades Sequins Lite (pattern link here). Rachel Brockman has created a simple pattern that makes a lovely twisted eyelet fabric. It’s just a three stitch, four row repeat that’s easy to find the rhythm of, providing just enough texture to the self-shading, sparkling Classic Shades Sequins …

Friday, October 12th @ 4PM

Halloween Projects – Batcape!

Halloween is almost here – but there’s still time to make yourself something spooky! Here’s a brand new pattern – the BATCAPE in Uptown DK (pattern link here)! (I looked for a dramatic sound effect that could be played for maximum suspense.  This was the first hit, so here you go.) The pattern is written …

Wednesday, October 10th @ 3PM
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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.


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.


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.