It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Swift Current Scarf in Classic Shades Frenzy. I’m a sucker for blues and greens. The beauty of multi-colored yarns is that I don’t have to pick between one or the other. They’re both there, as in color 911 Stranded of Classic Shades Frenzy. It reminds me of the rushing aquamarine … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Swift Current Scarf
If you’re a good little crafter, you’re already busy making your holiday gifts. Or you could be more like me and have the best intentions, but then somehow it’s the last minute and you’ve knocked out an emergency pair of Felted Scuffles and are frantically drying them with a hair dryer. Somehow it seems that every year, one thing … Continue reading Just for you – Garden Metallic Lacy Knits
It’s Free Pattern Friday! Today, the Cozy Cardi in Major. We’ve had a lot of fun with Major this week… …but our week of Major is drawing to a close. Don’t worry, though – we’ve already got more designs in the works. There’s a poncho that I’m just dying to try out, plus – well, you’ll … Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Cozy Cardi
Our Week of Major Patterns continues! Today, the Woven Sky Throw in Major. Entrelac is one of those techniques that seems tailor made for self-striping yarn like Major. Here’s it’s taken one step further by using two complementary colors. The gray tones blend beautifully, making the blue a subtle contrast against the background. Is this a … Continue reading Free Pattern – Woven Sky Throw
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 just used Deluxe Worsted for the first time in a very deep purple (Heliotrope) color and was totally surprised that it did NOT bleed into the lighter color also used in the same project. I was pleased with the yarn and it is very soft.
Cotton Supreme is my new ‘go to’ yarn for baby items!