Today I’m excited to announce that I have two new patterns out as part of the Louet North America Fall 2015 collection! Landloper Hat Landloper Mitts Both the Landloper Hat and Landloper Mitts feature a variations on a reversible twisted stitch pattern. Each can be knit up with just one skein of Louet Gems Sport Weight, and would make lovely quick-knit projects! Giveaway Thanks so much to Louet for offering a giveaway! Leave a comment on this … Read More
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
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
Thank you to everyone who has purchased the Perspective Cowl pattern in the past few weeks. i’ve received so many positive comments about this design it’s made me cast on for another fingering weight one…in a new design, but more on that later! Sometimes when I’m knitting for the 5th hour straight to meet a design deadline I second guess my career choices, but getting really nice positive comments from people helps me to push through the less fun days. Congrats … Read More
It seems like a really long time ago when I knit these, and you may have already seen these, but with Fall knitting upon us and the Louet Blog Tour it’s about time I write about my two patterns in the Louet Fall 2014 Collection! Coleen is a lovely jacket knit in Gems Worsted. It’s shown here with 3/4 length sleeves, but you could easily lengthen the sleeves and it’d make a great jacket that you could wear throughout the … Read More
Thanks to everyone who commented on the blog! I read every single one of your comments, and it really felt so wonderful to have so many comments on the blog! By far people said they procrastinated weaving in their ends and finishing the most. The funny thing is I really meant the question to be, what should you be doing instead of knitting. I guess the one everyone answered makes more sense though, so it all works out in the … Read More