Natural Stitches is very pleased to join forces with Our Clubhouse to be a part of the Knitted Knockers charity group! We will be accepting donations of Knitted Knockers and distributing them to local hospitals and cancer treatment centers. Never … Continue reading
Barry brought in his Metalouse, made partially with Cascade Casablanca. This yarn is self-striping in long color runs and is currently on sale at 20%! Metalouse is free on Knitty. Barry did a great job!
I had to nag and nag the last few people to model their gifts from our annual Epiphany exchange. Here they are showing their shame and remorse. Jack was not so late showing his gift, so he is still smiling. … Continue reading
Are you going to be participating in the Steel Valley Yarn Crawl starting this Friday, August 1? If so, you will be receiving cowl patterns at each participating shop! Jessica and Anna decided upon the following pattern for the Natural … Continue reading
As we near the All-Star Break, I thought I’d check in with the knitters to see how their Crackerjacks are progressing. Crackerjack is a conceptual project that uses stripes to mark baseball wins and losses. We think this would be … Continue reading
In a lovely symmetry, Emily and Zelda drew each others’ yarn for our Epiphany exchange. Zelda knitted the Trilobite Hat and a Lonely Tree Shawl for Emily out of Cascade Eco+. Both of these patterns are free! Emily knitted a … Continue reading
Morgan brought in some of her lacework and rendered us speechless. All of these are made with simple crochet cotton. This is Ranunkel by Herbert Niebling: This one is adapted from a Danish pattern called Julie [Free]: And this is … Continue reading
Jessica has been my new go-to guide for finding good free shawl patterns. For Epiphany, she knit a Cassis Shawlette pattern for Amy out of Creatively Dyed Beaches: And she also crocheted some wee mice! Shani knitted a Ladybug Shawlette … Continue reading
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.