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Introducing—Queensland Collection Cassowary

No “sneak peek” here because Cassowary is already arriving in yarn shops for your knitting and crocheting pleasure! This new yarn from Queensland Collection brand is a fingering weight 70% Wool, 30% Nylon blend. Cassowary will be a great option… Continue Reading →

Sneak Peek: Noro Tennen–Colors!

“Sneak Peek” probably doesn’t apply in this case because these new colors of Tennen yarn are already arriving in yarn shops. But I’m on a roll with the sneak peek blog titles, so why change now? Noro Tennen yarn was introduced… Continue Reading →

Yarns of Summer

Ah, summer knitting… it’s hard to believe that some people think knitting is an activity reserved for cold weather. As every true knitter knows, knitting and crochet are bona fide year-round activities. In fact, there are some that actually prefer… Continue Reading →

Sneak Peek: Araucania Huasco Sock

Continuing our sneak peeks of new yarns for the Fall/Winter 2017 season, I’d like to introduce you to Araucania brand “Huasco Sock”. If you follow us on Instagram, you know I’ve been enchanted with this skein of yarn for a… Continue Reading →

Noro Slipped-Stitch Hat & New Silk Garden Sock Colors

And we’re back! People have been asking what happened to the blog and the email newsletter. I’m flattered! We were getting inundated with spam comments 🙁 , which made our webmaster concerned about security. Since it was happening while he… Continue Reading →

Selina Cardigan KAL: Left Front Shaping

I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’m really zooming along with my Selina Cardigan so far. Last night I reached the point where it was time to start the neck shaping for my Left Front. A question… Continue Reading →

Selina Cardigan KAL: Cast On!

It’s Cast On Day for our Selina Cardigan Knit along! Are you ready to get started? Before you get to far, if you purchased the digital version of the pattern a new PDF became available on Saturday. You should have received… Continue Reading →

Pink Yarn

A lot of people have been asking about pink yarns lately. We have a wide selection of yarns in many different weights and colors. This Juniper Moon Farm “Moonshine” yarn is shown in color 31-Slumber Party. Isn’t that an awesome… Continue Reading →

Selina Cardigan KAL: Get Ready!

Now that the holidays are over, it is time to knit something for yourself! Did you know that January is “selfish knitting month”? I suppose it is selfish crocheting month, too! Selfish Knitting Month sounds like a great time to… Continue Reading →

Yaya KAL–A Fast Start

After giving my wrist adequate time to heal, and getting through the excitement of the holiday weekend, I’m off and running on my Yaya Neck Wrap for our knit along. As a reminder, this is my ultimate goal. I think… Continue Reading →

Unfinished Gift Letters

It’s time to present our annual holiday gift to you: our Unfinished Gift Letters! Now you can wrap those gifts that are still on the hook or needle and get to bed already. Click on the image to see the… Continue Reading →

Yaya Knit Along–Swatching

Our Yaya Knit Along is continuing. We are focusing on the patterns from the Mirasol leaflet m5155. Karen whipped out the Wrist Warmers in a weekend, which means it’s my turn to start talking about knitting the Neck Wrap. The… Continue Reading →

Yaya Knit-along

  Part One: The Wrist Warmers This pattern, Yaya M5155, consists of four pieces: a hat, scarf, wrist warmers and neck wrap. Our knit-along begins today with the wrist warmers. If you haven’t yet experienced Yaya yarn, (try saying that… Continue Reading →

Swatching Pays Off

It seems that most knitters and crocheters don’t like swatching. Or, at least, the anti-swatching crowd tends to be more vocal online. If they do swatch, most people don’t tend to save their swatches in a scrap book. Anti-swatchers will… Continue Reading →

Planning Ahead: Mirasol Yaya KAL, Dec 15, 2107

Our next Knit Along is starting on Thursday, December 15! That’s next week! We will be working on garments from the Mirasol Yaya Scarf, Neck Wrap, Hat & Wristwarmers set (aka leaflet m5155). All four garments are knit using Mirasol… Continue Reading →

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