One of my favorite things about this time of year is the abundance of warm colors—the trees are changing, goldenrods are abloom, and my marigolds continue to flourish. All of these things—leaves included, are wonderful resources if you’re interested in dyeing yarns naturally. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to post some tutorials on … Continue reading Natural Dye Series: Part I
It’s Free Patterm Friday! Today, the Button Up Hat and Scarf in Dona (link here). The weather’s cooling off here, so it’s time to dust off all those “winter is coming” images… …and to cast on for something toasty! The Button Up Hat and Scarf is a matched set in Fibra Natura Dona superwash merino. … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Button Up Hat and Scarf
We are proud to share this free pattern with you, although we wish there were no reason to do so. This is the Cancer Comfort Cap in Cotton Supreme DK (pattern link here). We designed this cap at the request of Yonca, our sales director. When she requested this cap, it was for a friend … Continue reading Free Pattern – Cancer Comfort Cap
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Almas Poncho in Deluxe DK Tweed Superwash (link here). Fall is upon us, and we felt the need for something toasty! Almas is knit seamlessly in the round from the top down. It can act as a shoulder/bust warmer for a brisk walk in the woods, or can be … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Almas Poncho
Cotton Supreme Batik is VERY soft, and nice to knit with. I like the patterning of the colors, and it seems as though it will hold its shape nicely. It has not “grown” like many other projects with different 100% cotton yarns.
Everybody that admires it is awed at the quality of the sequins (in Cotton Supreme Sequins).
I used Cotton Supreme for a baby blanket and LOVED it. It was much softer than I’ve usually been led to believe about cotton and the color that I used (magenta) was gorgeous.