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Free Pattern Friday – Collar Cowl in Major

It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Collar Cowl in Major (pattern link). Don’t you love it when a yarn does half the work for you?  Self-striping Major makes this knitting project super colorful. This collar cowl is perfect as an extra layer just beneath your coat during blustery winter days. The cowl is worked in … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Collar Cowl in Major

Friday, September 15th @ 3PM

Free Pattern Friday – Pipping Shawl

It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, Pipping in Little Bird (link here). First things first: how’s everybody doing?  Currently, the projected path of Hurricane Irma is moving west of us, so it looks like Universal Yarn here in NC will miss the worst of it.  But we’re worried about all of you, in the midst of … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Pipping Shawl

Friday, September 8th @ 3PM

Free Pattern Friday – Garter Baskets

It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, Garter Baskets in Yashi and Yashi Iro (link here). It’s been a while since we’ve shared something for the home.  These baskets are a quick and easy knitting project. Worked from the center to edge, judicious placement of “wrap and turn” every few rows forms a curved edge.   100% … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Garter Baskets

Friday, September 1st @ 4PM

E-book Color Fusion at a glance

Have you seen it? Amy Gunderson and Tori Gurbisz have released an e-book of seven colorful patterns designed for Deluxe Worsted Tweed Superwash. Color Fusion is available on Ravelry as an e-book or individual patterns. Take a look!

Monday, August 28th @ 3PM
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The long color changes in Classic Shades are gorgeous. I just went out and bought more!


Ariana is seriously the softest yarn I have ever touched.


Without a doubt, Uptown Worsted is best acrylic on the market. If you hate acrylic, I’m guessing you will love this. Great for kids’ things, and blankets.