It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Chapel Stole in Radiant Cotton. Depending on where you are, either it’s warm enough for Spring projects, or you’re dreaming that it’s warm enough. It’s time to get a little headstart with this beautiful lace wrap. Knit on US Size 7 (4.5mm) needles in Radiant Cotton (203yds/100g), it’s a … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Chapel Stole
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Whirlpool Throw in Major. There are little whirlpools… There are big whirlpools… And then there is this. The 52″ Whirlpool Throw is crocheted with two balls each of two shades of Major (328yds/200g), colors 115 Stonewall and 114 Coastal. Start at the center with an adjustable ring and work … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Whirlpool Throw
Everybody say hi to my dad. As you may have guessed, it’s not a recent picture. However, he’s still got that youthful spirit and twinkle in his eye. He still has a wicked sense of humor. And he’s astonished (in a good way!) that his little tomboy grew up to be such a prolific knitter. What’s … Continue reading Allegro Back to Basics Socks
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, it’s Suddenly, Gradiently! in Deluxe Bulky Superwash. We loved the way this simple color-changing scarf looked, so we knitted up several options to see how it looked in different colors. It was no hardship. The pattern is easy enough for a beginner and is worked on US size 10 1/2 … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Suddenly, Gradiently!
The long color changes in Classic Shades are gorgeous. I just went out and bought more!
Classic Shades is soft and it isn’t shiny like some acrylics. It is a good alternative to some of the expensive yarns I love and it’s more washable which is nice for gifts. I haven’t had any trouble with splitting. I will definitely use it again.
Dona is truly a lovely yarn. Very, very, very soft and buttery. Perfect for baby items, as it is machine washable too.