I am the first to admit I was wrong. When Atelier got a shipment of this rabbit fur yarn my initial reaction was, "Seriously? I just got this in my trick bag for halloween!" I swore up and down that I would never be caught dead knitting with it. Leave it to Amanda to make … Continue reading FO: Rabbit Fur Cowl
How fitting is this? A TEN!!! Congrats to Sillylittlelady!! I hope you enjoy Coastal Knits as much as I do! I promise to get back to regularly scheduled blogging this week! It feels so good to be done with a few deadlines and to have some breathing room. My swift and ball winder are getting … Continue reading Winner of Coastal Knits!
Perhaps you've already heard of this beautiful gem called Coastal Knits? This gorgeous self published pattern book from the minds of Alana Dakos and Hannah Fettig has been making it's way around the interwebs and I'm so excited to be the next stop on their blog tour! I remember first seeing the pattern book preview … Continue reading Coastal Knits Blog Tour!
YAY Patti! I really enjoyed your advice too: From the late Kyle Rae Tucy Sweet - hold your head up high when you walk in anywhere - makes you look like you know exactly what you're doing - even if you're petrified! I will always walk with my head high! Have a great weekend everyone! … Continue reading Bust DIY Winner!
Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to go to the book signing and party for Debbie Stoller & Laurie Henzel's new book the Bust DIY Guide to Life. The signing took place at the same shop where I acquired my Little Red Bicycle yarn, Princess Animal. It's a small yarn shop that lives in the back … Continue reading Must Have Book: Bust DIY Guide to Life
Finished Capelet Measurements (around body)40”, 43”, 49”, 52”sample knit in 43” YarnCascade Lana Grande (100% Peruvian Highland Wool) 4, 4, 5, 5 skeins in 6047, and one scrap for CC cast on. Great substitute: Rowan Big Wool NeedlesOne 20” and 40” circular needle (circ) in size US 13 [9.0mm]Or size to obtain gauge Notions• Stitch markers • … Continue reading FO: Seersucker Capelet
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I recieved an email yesterday from a friend who is orgaizing a secret santa knit exchange and the words "there are 52 days until Christmas" made me choke on my coffee. What the what! When did it turn into November? I should have seen the warning signs. The change in the weather, the pumpkin spice … Continue reading 52 Days until Christmas
Is it just me or are capes and capelets really IN right now. It's a moment like this that I love when I can go into my knit library and find a book I bought years ago that still stands up! Wrap Style features 24 wraps, caplets and a very popular shawl which was the … Continue reading Library Gem: Wrap Style