Looking for some great gift ideas for your favorite knitter? Online retailers are a great place to look - most of us cannot find nearly the selection locally that we can online. Today, I am starting a three-part series on my favorite online sources. Starting with the obvious, of course - Yarn. But you're not… Continue reading merry knitmas! – part 1
I've only recently become aware that Pantone, a renowned authority on color, announces its annual color of the year in the early fall. Just recently announced, the 2012 color of the year, Tangerine Tango, is a truly bright and vibrant shade of orange, ready to re-energize you. Pantone's 2012 Color of the Year! And, then, last week, I read that… Continue reading The Colors of the Year 2012
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
This summer, I am going to participate in The Loopy Ewe Camp Loopy Ewe (Project 1). Check out Sheri of The Loopy Ewe's Blog: for details. Today (June 10th) is the last day to get 20% off yarn that you purchase for your project. Plus, if you finish on time and post a picture on the… Continue reading Summer Camp
I just found out about Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2011. It runs from March 28th to April 3rd 2011 and is a week of fibre-arts related posts where many members of the knitting and crochet community worldwide blog daily together on the same subjects and topics. Wow! Sounds like fun! The BIG question is,… Continue reading Knitting & Crochet Blog Week 2011 – Day One
Yes, more new yarn. to love...and, again, from The Loopy Ewe. It's so pretty and incredibly soft. It's called Aquatic and it's dyed up by Marie in Brooklyn, NY. The yarn base is called "Soft Spun Plus". At about 375 yards, it should make a beautiful pair of socks for me...I love the blues and greens combined… Continue reading Brooklyn Handspun
I'll admit, I am addicted to yarn. Just addicted. Love it. Love to look at it. Love to knit it. Love to find new yarn so I love all of my fellow yarnies' blogposts and tweets about new yarn. I could look at yarn websites all day long. Last week, my husband might say I… Continue reading Yarn Love