A bunch of us have been working on the Crackerjack scarf, a conceptual project that celebrates baseball. The knitter (or crocheter) chooses four different colors and assigns them to home wins, home losses, away wins, and away losses. This free … Continue reading
Crocheted crabs that is! Elise knit some Alderman mitts [FREE PATTERN!] for Jenn with Lana Gatto Feeling, a DK weight yarn. But she had a little bit left over, so, being Elise, she thought, why not crochet some crabs.
Joan — who wishes to remain faceless in this photo — brought in her Main Street Fair Isle Sweater. It’s a free pattern, available here, and Joan knit it in Berroco Vintage Chunky.
Last week I posted Part 1 of our staff’s suggestions for fingerless mitts, and because, for some reason, it isn’t warm yet, here’s Part 2, featuring crochet and alternate constructions. First, our lovely shop friend Sarah has recently released a … Continue reading
I like fingerless mitts at this time of year, when the weather cannot decide if it’s going to be warm or cold. They add an extra bit of comfort without the constrictions of full-blown mittens or gloves, and make for … Continue reading
Emily came in looking for a substitute for the yarn called for in the Sweatshirt Sweater. We were pleased to direct her to the Cascade 220, and the final project turned out great!
When the December Dream Club yarn arrived, Yvonne and Sasha decided they would rather knit full-fledged mittens instead of the fingerless pattern for that month. When Yvonne finally stopped leaping about like Stephen West in her finished project, I took … Continue reading
Raise your hand if your kid has had a full week of school since early December. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? I didn’t think so. A hat is a quick project that’s easy to complete while the kids are screaming and running … Continue reading
Our final shipment in the Dream Club from Dream in Color has arrived. This month’s yarn is Perfectly Posh Single, a sportweight Merino/Cashmere/Silk/Mohair blend. This month’s pattern is a keyhole scarf, iLuv Ruffles. Isn’t this a nice color for Valentine’s … Continue reading
Brenda adapted the Through the Woods Cabled Cuffs pattern into full blown mittens after taking a student’s choice class with Annette! She said “I had knit these before, and knew I liked the look of them, I knew I loved … Continue reading