It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Winter Shades Hat and Scarf in Classic Shades Metallic and Uptown Worsted. How’re we doing? Still working through Thanksgiving leftovers? I ask because right beside me, I have a slice of the pumpkin apple bread that has become traditional in our family. Here’s the recipe. It makes two loaves, … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Winter Shades Hat and Scarf
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, Grandmother’s Log Cabin in Uptown Worsted. After our recent spate of lace, we thought we’d go back to basics… almost. The Log Cabin is a classic design for a reason. It’s great for those who like simplicity in their knitting, and the finished result always looks good. But here, Amy … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Grandmother’s Log Cabin
From time to time, I see a pattern that makes me think, “Man, I wish I’d thought of that!” The Neck’s Big Thing is just such a project. Developed a few years ago by Shelley Brander of Loops Knitting in Tulsa, OK, this scarf transforms just one skein of special yarn into a wearable art piece. Our dear … Continue reading It’s the Neck’s Big Thing!
Buket (pronounced “boo-keht”) is one of my favorite smiling faces to see around the office here at Universal Yarn. She works part time in bookkeeping helping to make sure all of those pesky numbers and inventories make sense. Buket also happens to be a fantastic knitter. I passed her in the hall recently to see … Continue reading IRL – Sail Away with Good Earth
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.
I absolutely love Uptown Worsted. It is wonderful to work with, colors are beautiful (and the neons are just perfectly bright). I am so, so, so pleased with this yarn. It’s such a good squish. And the price is right! Highly recommend this yarn to all.
I absolutely love denims. It was so great to work with and gives such a unique finished fabric.