Category Archives: Free Pattern Links

FO Friday: Joan’s Main Street Fair Isle Sweater

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.

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OMG My Hands Are Cold! Fingerless Mitts Edition, Part 2

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

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OMG My Hands Are Cold! Fingerless Mitts Edition, Part 1

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

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FO Friday: Emily’s Sweatshirt Sweater

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!

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Mittens: An Alternate Dream

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

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OMG My Head is Cold!

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

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February Dream Club is Here!

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

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FO Friday: Brenda’s Mittens

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

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OMG My Neck Is Cold!

Today we begin a new feature on the blog in which I highlight different accessories to keep your extremities warm through this ridiculous winter weather we’re having. I’m starting with cowls because I’ve found that they are a really useful … Continue reading

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Our Fiber Resolutions for 2014, Part 2

Last week, I posted the first half of our staff fiber resolutions, and as promised, here’s part two. Jack: I am planning on finishing every single UFO in my stash…this is the year! Jenn: Spin a pound of fiber and … Continue reading

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