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.
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