Looking for some knitting ideas for holiday gifts? Here's a few free iknit2purl2 patterns available on Ravelry! Enjoy! Clockwise starting from top left: Irish Hiking Mitts Irish Hiking Mittens Irish Hiking Beanie Hedwig and Friends Socks Metro North Cowl Effervescence Socks
Red Barn Yarn together with Stitch Craft Marketing, and Love of Knitting, has a great contest this fall to name a brand-new yarn which will be joining the Red Barn Yarn lineup of handpainted products. I received a sample skein of this as yet unnamed yarn. It's a 2-ply worsted weight yarn spun from 45% merino, 40%… Continue reading Red Barn Yarn – Name That Yarn Contest!
Have you been keeping track? So far this summer (well, since mid-May, which is almost summer around here!), I have joined five knitalongs! Plus one more knitalong queued! First, I joined SubwayKnits Rose Lace Stole Knitalong....check, project complete, waiting to be blocked. Second, I joined Camp Loopy Ewe Project 1 Knitalong...Andrea's Shawl...check, project complete, waiting to… Continue reading So Many Knitalongs!
I love this yarn! It is so soft and smooshy! Dream In Color Classy is a Hand-dyed Superwash 100% Merino Wool Worsted Weight yarn. Skeins are approximately 4 oz and 250 yards. That is a lot of yarn! More than enough for most one skein projects! Gauge is 4 - 4 1/2 stitches per inch on… Continue reading Dream In Color: Classy
Today, I am going to take a look back at my so-called knitting progress over the past year. (I wish the topic was how my stash has grown over the past year - by leaps and bounds - perhaps too much! But that will be a blog post for another day!)Last year at this time… Continue reading Hmmm…
Happy New Year Everyone! What are your knitting resolutions and goals for 2011? I have lots planned for my needles this year! First up, NaKniMitMo - a Ravelry group for National Knitting Mittens Month. Mittens I'd like to knit include Hermione's Mittens and Norwegian Selbu Mittens. Of course, I'd also like to do another pair of Irish… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions – Knitting Wise Of Course!