Thank you so much to everyone who participated in the Oxidar pattern giveaway and a chance to win a skein of Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend! If you missed the post you can read more about my new design in this blog post. Congratulations to Pat S, you’re the lucky winner! I’ll be in touch to arrange delivery of your prize! You can purchase the Oxidar pattern on Ravelry or from Fairmount Fibers.
Congratulations to Kendra, who wrote, I have a multitude of storage solutions. I store my double pointed needles in travel toothbrush holders with the sizes marked on the outside. I have a couple of circular sets that are in the cases provided with the kits. The rest of the circular needles are stored in their original cases in a drawer. I would love to have this case to contain a multitude of different needles in one location. It would be … Read More
I’m really excited to share my new design, Oxidar, from Manos del Uruguay! The pullover is worked from the bottom up, seamlessly in one piece. After the lower portion is worked as two flat sides (to create the high/low hem) the body is worked up in one piece to the underarm, and then in smaller pieces to the shoulders. To keep the sleeves seamless stitches are picked up around the armholes and the sleeves are worked in the round to the … Read More
A while back i got a lovely new needle case from Knitter’s Pride, it’s the Rhine Assorted Needles Case, and it has pockets for crochet hooks, interchangeable needles, fixed circular needles, double points, and accessories. Pretty much, it’s a fantastic case. It folds up into thirds, making it convenient to slip into your knitting bag. It also has a stretchy closure, so that if you overstuff it you can still snap it shut! (It’s like they predicted I would … Read More