I just finished this knit-look super bulky slouch but I think it looks more just like a hat. The pattern by Jennifer Renaud was really interesting because of the way the rows increased and decreased. I used two skeins of Mamacha Peruvian alpaca wool blend that is super soft! I also used a 9 mm... Continue Reading →
I finally finished my very first woven project. I now have some experience and will be making many more items on my Ashford 20" Knitters loom. I used a hair twister to twist the fringe and it worked well!
I started this scarf back in November when I was at a conference in St. Louis Missouri. It is now April and I have finally finished it! The yarn is a wonderful blend of baby alpaca and bamboo and they are naturally undyed fibers. The yarn is incredibly soft and was very easy to work... Continue Reading →
Created this on my circular knitting machine. The alpaca makes a really soft scarf! I got this yarn from Knit n Purl in Myrtle Beach.
This 100% alpaca was like crocheting with butter! Amazingly smooth and faultless! I'll have to be sure and invest in really good alpaca from now on. I chose a basic feather and fan pattern for this scarf and worked it up in only a couple of weeks. It was a giant skein of 650 yards.
I'm pretty sure this is alpaca yarn but I've been working on this scarf for so long I forget exactly what kind of yarn it is. It's a lace weight yarn and I used a 4 mm bamboo hook to crochet a basic shell stitch. It's incredibly soft and I think it turned out really... Continue Reading →
Here is a traditional wave/ripple stitch using Classic Alpaca yarn in green. I remember getting this yarn at Island Knits last year while I was on Pawley's Island, SC. I certainly recommend visiting their shop while you're at the beach. They have lots of great yarn and friendly staff 🙂
Finished this scarf in a weekend! I decided to be really creative with my sale yarn I found at The Needler in Lexington. It was my first visit there and I will certainly go back. I'll certainly use this kind of striping technique again 🙂