A quick and easy Halloween Trail mix, this Halloween snack is sure to be a treat! Ingredients: 2 bags popcorn popped according to instructions (and cooled) 2 cups Rice Chex 1 cup pretzel sticks 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 lb vanilla candy coating Candy eyes Lay out Rice Chex, Pretzel Sticks and Chocolate Chips on… Continue reading Monster Mash
Recently I started a Guthrie Sweater - a beautiful sweater that has colorwork from top to bottom. It’s gorgeous and I’ve really enjoyed knitting it... But, then, I finished the yoke and realized that I had made a terrible assumption. Despite having knit a swatch that correctly matched the number of stitches required in the… Continue reading Measuring Up
I’ve been admiring everyone’s beautiful sweaters that they have been knitting for Rhinebeck this year and decided that I wanted to knit a sweater too! However, I still won’t be able to get up to Rhinebeck (I’ve never been) because it coincides with my daughter’s last parents’ weekend. So, I said to myself, “I’m going… Continue reading Not Going to Rhinebeck Sweater KAL
I’ve been working on my Guthrie Sweater which is a beautiful pattern, chock full of colorwork. I’ve been posting a lot of photos on social media where I’ve mentioned that I knit colorwork inside out. A lot of you have asked how I do that so I did a little video! Check out my first… Continue reading My First Video Knitting Tutorial!
Use the Coupon Code DARETOFIBRESHARE to get 15% off all in stock and ready to ship yarn now through October 6, 2018! Happy Fibre Sharing Y’all!
I’ve tried a few (several) methods of storing knitting needles over the years. Here are a few of my favorites: I’ve adapted Bristol Ivy’s binder clip method to a bulletin board! I just love this! Great for circular needles - use hanging file holders and box bottom files with a portable file box. Loose leaf… Continue reading Knitting Needle Storage
A few of my favorite things this week for knitters and other yarn lovers: Lykke Needles - you can find interchangeable sets and circular needles in various sizes here! Aren’t these the most adorable sheep stitchmarkers? Find them here! Storage Bench - running out of room to store your stash? This upholstered storage bench fits in… Continue reading Weekend Roundup!
Join me at in Craft Yarn Co in Rome, GA for my first trunk show tomorrow August 21 from 6-8 pm! Barrie has a super fun evening planned so we hope to see you there!!
A little late in sharing these on the blog but better late than never! We’ve officially opened our online yarn store at http://www.iknit2purl2.com. In addition, we’ve formally changed our official yarn name from Corda Bella Yarns to iknit2purl2 Yarns! To celebrate, use the coupon code CHANGES2018 to get 10% off yarn** now through August… Continue reading Announcements!
My daughter recently caught a glimpse of my new yarn kit for the Fluorite Socks Pattern. She took a look at the pattern in Pom Pom magazine and proclaimed the socks very cute but didn’t want a pair of knee socks (she wore knee socks for a really, really long time - pre-k thru high… Continue reading Late Night Fade