Well, it's been another wonderful retreat and my 8th one to attend in the Southeast region. This year we were at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in the Barnhart lodge. I was able to take my new Ashford Knitters Loom and practice and also worked on a few other perpetual projects. We had a great... Continue Reading →
Made this cup cozy in about 25 minutes. Chain 30 or needed size, join, chain two, then half double crochet till you get to your join stitch. Now half double crochet through the third loop in the round until desired width. Next to last row do in single crochet and last row do in slip... Continue Reading →
Today my sweater was completed! My sister sewed in the zipper and voila! I made up my own pattern and used about 7 skeins of this wonderful wool/alpaca yarn that I got on sale a few years ago at 9 skeins for $20!!!
I had such a memorable experience at my first Northeast Men's Fall Knitting Retreat at the Easton Mountain Retreat Center in upstate NY! It was such a great combination of weather, location, people, food, and fun that I certainly won't ever forget it. I really didn't know what to expect since I had only ever... Continue Reading →
I found these giant skeins of universal yarn at the yarn shop in Myrtle Beach and I usually don't use acrylic yarn but the color-way on this one was too good to pass up. I used two skeins of this yarn for an extra wide scarf. I used a K crochet hook and a basic... Continue Reading →
I made this in just a few weeks with Plymouth Yarn cotton forget me not. I didn't use a pattern. It ended up taking almost four skeins.
This is a beautiful crocheted linen stitch scarf made from four skeins of Noro silk garden. It only took a few weeks to make and the color combination turned out really nice!
This wrap is a wavy pattern that I basically just made up. I purchased this beautiful ultra light lopi at the southeast animal fiber fair and it was dyed in dewberry so the color is very unique.
I was pleased to share this scarf with the staff at Luna Lola and the have it on display in the store! I used two skeins of this really nice Rowan felted tweed and a basic V stitch with an H hook. And I even blocked it!
I actually made this shawl all in one day. I made it while I was at the Purl's Yarn Emporium spring knitting retreat in Black Mountain North Carolina. There were three skeins of this yarn on the gift table so I used it with a 5 mm hook and worked up this basic shawl all... Continue Reading →