Headed to Vogue Knitting Live? Stop by for a new shawl pin to show off your knitwear!
I am working on a shop model featuring Kenzie, a gorgeous blend from Skacel. It’s 50% New Zealand Merino, 25% nylon, 10% alpaca, 10% angora, and 5% silk noils. While it is pretty in its tweedy pull skeins, it is one of those yarns that really grabs your attention when you start knitting it. The … Continue reading
I feel like the new dress forms need names….
I haven’t typically loved knitting with cotton, but I needed a shop sample for Plymouth Yarn’s Cleo, which is a DK weight 100% mercerized cotton. The colors are saturated, and like all mercerized cottons, it has a slight sheen. After some poking around on Ravelry, I decided on Chic Knits’ Cinnie, a short sleeve cardigan … Continue reading
Follow along as I cause problems for myself… When I ordered the deluxe edition of Annie & the Swiss Cheese Scarf as part of my World Wide Knit in Public door prizes, I also ordered the non-deluxe edition of the book, and a few copies of the Playful Stripes cardigan pattern. Playful Stripes is the … Continue reading
All of my knitting time these days is devoted to making shop samples. There’s nothing that’s more helpful to you, as the customer, than being able to touch and feel a knitted up garment, and nothing more helpful to me than being able to tell you how a yarn feels in the knitting, what I’d … Continue reading