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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 šŸ™ , 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 youĀ 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 havenā€™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 →

Color of the Year

Pantone has selected “Greenery” as the Color of the Year for 2017. Their press release says, “Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when natureā€™s greens revive, restore and renew.” As I… Continue Reading →

Yummy Yak Yarns

We recently saw an article in The Wall Street Journal with the headline “Is Yak the New Cashmere?” (you might need a subscription to read it). The article compares yak to cashmere for softness and durability, discusses the pros and… Continue Reading →

Wrapping it Up!

Our Trellised Wisteria Cowl CAL concludes today…   Our KFI colleague, Gina, looking amazing… ….Don’t you agree?   Have you finished your Trellised Wisteria Cowl yet? Well, I haveā€¦sort of, that is. For this CAL, I really wish there had… Continue Reading →

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

Happy Thanksgiving! The holiday gift knitting and crocheting begins in earnest now. Just as soon as we wake up from our post Thanksgiving Dinner nap!   When you do venture out to start your gift shopping, don’t forget about the… Continue Reading →

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