Dryads is my new pattern available on Ravelry! I am super excited with how this pattern turned out! Take a look: Dryads is an asymmetrical triangular-shaped shawl knit using approximately 400 yards of fingering weight yarn. For the sample, I used one skein of Voolenvine Yarns Lush Base (colorway shown is Phantom Fathom). (Note: Voolenvine Yarns has a new… Continue reading Dryads
I'm having a 50% off sale on all of my patterns that are available for sale on Ravelry today through Memorial Day, Monday May 25, 2015. NO COUPON CODE NEEDED!!!Enjoy! Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all who have served our country!!!
I've finally sat down and written the patterns for my Hartwell Hat and Scarf. Knit with squishy Malabrigos Rios Yarn, this hat and infinity scarf will definitely keep you warm and toasty this frosty winter. The diagonal rib pattern is easy to memorize and both knit up pretty quickly. I love how the purple/blue variegated… Continue reading Hartwell Hat & Hartwell Scarf – New Patterns!!!
Inspired by standing outside at the train station, Metro-North Cowl is a super quick and easy knit using super bulky yarn. I used Malabrigo Rasta which is super soft and slightly felted. I ❤ ❤ ❤ this yarn!!! About a skein of yarn (90 yards) is all that is needed to make this textured neckwarmer and,… Continue reading Metro-North Cowl
I love going to my mailbox and finding yarn! Of course, I knew it would be there since I ordered it a few days ago but it's still fun to walk in the house, open the package and find this: They're both Eidos yarn from The Verdant Gryphon. The purple is called Argive Helen and… Continue reading Yarn Acquisitions
With my son starting college "up north", I wanted to knit a scarf for him that had some interest both visually and for me as a knitter. Since I couldn't find what I was looking for, I designed this scarf which is fairly basic and simple, with some squishy and warm cables throughout. Woodbury is a modern… Continue reading Woodbury
I'll admit, as a knitter, it is sometimes difficult to live in the South. Our generally mild winters don't create much of a need to knit beautiful, warm sweaters, scarves, hats and mittens. A southern knitter like me must truly love what I'll call winter knitting techniques or perhaps have extended family who live in… Continue reading Cold Weather Knits
Just listed for FREE on Ravelry - a quick and easy SoCal inspired infinity scarf pattern. Easy, peasy with size 13 needles and seamless if you use a provisional cast-on. A great way to use some worsted weight yarn from your stash!! DOWNLOAD BETTY'S INFINITY SCARF PATTERN HERE !!! Happy Knitting!
Today is the last day of our Thanksgiving break. The kids are sleeping in and my husband has made a pot of coffee. While he is reading his newspapers (hardcopies and online!), I am happily searching Ravelry, looking for patterns that can be knit from my stash for holiday gifts. I have already knit several… Continue reading Sunday Morning Knitting