When I was given the opportunity recently to review Lana Bouclé from Brown Sheep, I was excited to try a new-to-me wool! Brown Sheep Yarn Co. is a spinning mill and wool company located in Mitchell, Nebraska. They’ve been producing wooly yarns since 1980 and both spin and dye the yarns they sell. (The only… Continue reading Knit Me: Snickersnack in Brown Sheep Yarn Co. Lana Bouclé
Today’s post is a two-fer: a yarn review and a new pattern that I have released! A few months ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s super squishy Alegria Grande. Alegria Grande is a worsted-weight plied dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying methods including their new space… Continue reading New Design: (Con)Sequential, Manos del Uruguay Alegria Grande
Today’s post is a two-fer: a yarn review and a new pattern that I have released (and that you can get for free!) A few months ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Alma. Alma is a fingering-weight single dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying… Continue reading New Design: Salmon Run, Manos del Uruguay Alma
Welcome to Episode 240! Today I have no crafting to show you since my new design visited the frog pond last night. But there’s some stashquisitions from Stitches Midwest and fun talk. It’s a shorter one! Tea: Lipton, with lemon and honey Knitting: On deck: My own shawl design, Manos del Uruguay Alma in Inspiration… Continue reading Episode 240: Ribbit!
Welcome to Episode 208! It’s been so long since I recorded I didn’t even remember what number we were on! I hope you’ve had a lovely end of November, and your December is off to a magical start. I have lots of knitting and spinning to share with you today, and info about KCALs and… Continue reading Episode 208: Channeling my inner flamingo.
Welcome to Episode 207! This week I show off my newest design – Bubble Tea. I also made good progress on my NaKniSweMo Waits sweater and finished off some more socks for Roxy. The Giftalong has started, and we’re down to the last few weeks of the Brown Sheep Fall Sweater KCAL. Tea: Sample from… Continue reading Episode 207: Where’s my tea?
1. Bubble Tea. I’m excited to announce that I launched a new pattern this week! Bubble Tea is an all-over cabled blanket that’s perfect for a baby or for a fun throw for your couch. Knit up in 5 skeins of Brown Sheep Stratosphere (Superwash DK yarn), it’s the perfect size for a little one… Continue reading Friday Five
I initially unveiled Wood Sorrel a few weeks ago when I wrote my review of Mountain Meadow Wool Alpine but I am delighted to report that my it is now available for purchase on Ravelry. Wood Sorrel is a squishy eternity loop cowl that I was inspired to knit after I found a beautiful leaf chart. I wanted… Continue reading Wood Sorrel
I’m excited to announce that as of today, I have a new pattern on Ravelry: Raishan. Raishan is a baby blanket with a stitch pattern that resembles dragon scales. It is the perfect gift for a new young prince or princess ready for fairy tale adventures with castles and dragons. I was inspired to knit… Continue reading Raishan
Last week I released my first paid pattern on Ravelry, Snug as a Mug, for a cozy for a Starbucks tumbler. Of course (Murphy’s Law), as soon as I released the pattern, the Starbucks’ store page for the Stainless Steel Create Your Own Tumbler went from “out of stock” to totally gone. I had quite… Continue reading Snug as a Mug v2