It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, Back to Basics Socks in Wisdom Yarns Stanza. As a rule, I don’t make socks for other people. The exceptions: family, and people I know will truly appreciate them. My father is both, so when he had a birthday, the choice of gift was a no-brainer. Enter the Back to Basics … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Back to Basics Socks
More snow’s in the forecast – could you use a little knitspiration? Our snow is over (for now) on the Eastern Seaboard, but there’s a blizzard forecast for the Midwest. I love snow, but I’m sure most folks have had enough of it. We feature Red Birds in Snow because it’s a nice nod to our state bird … Continue reading Knitspiration – Red Birds in Snow
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Quilt in Classic Shades Metallic. Today, we have a great use of color in a very simple design. Two complementary colors of Classic Shades Metallic (100g/175yds) are used in this basic but colorful quilt. Each square is knit individually, then stitched together in an eye-pleasing way. A diagram is provided … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Quilt
We got a question recently about how to do a technique in our Going Places Shawl, this lovely triangular shawl knit in anniversary yarn, Universe. If you look closely at the diamond motifs in the shawl, you’ll see that there is a little decorative “blip” in the middle of each. To achieve this “blip”, you … Continue reading Amy Answers – Going Places Shawl
I love Bamboo Pop. It’s a very nice cotton and bamboo blend that’s not too expensive. It has a nice feel when knitting and knits up into a nice fabric.
Classic Shades has Gorgeous colors and the yarn is really soft.
I made a rug for my granddaughter in Uptown Bulky, the colours were gorgeous and the texture was soft and thick, I will be definitely being using it again.