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
Not long ago I was offered the opportunity to knit something out of Manos del Uruguay’s newest yarn, Cabrito. Cabrito is a laceweight mohair dyed in Manos del Uruguay’s signature dying methods creating 12 gorgeous colorways on soft, fluffy yarn. Cabrito is an 80% mohair/20% polyamide blend and comes in 25g skeins with 230 yards/210… Continue reading Knit Me: Manos del Uruguay Cabrito and Gloria
Another Wednesday! I’m always excited when Wednesday rolls around because I tend to measure my weeks in knit nights. After knit night it’s all down hill…. Thursday (Friday eve) and Friday into weekend. I actually managed to finish my Lowbrow Cowl late last week. This was a fun knit. It took me a bit longer than usual,… Continue reading Knit Night: Lowbrow and Milo
Welcome to episode 174! This week I finished my cowl and a spin, worked on Mom’s blanket and a shawl for a friend, and have plans for the upcoming week. I also answer a question from a viewer and announce the winner of lovely KnitandStitchBits‘ project bag. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You… Continue reading Episode 174: Using up stash.
This week I’m finishing up my Lowbrow Cowl. This is a photo from a few days ago. At this point I’m on the edging, just a few rows from bind off. So now I’m starting to mull over my options for my next project. I should pick up one of my WIPs, but I’m so tempted… Continue reading Knit Night: Lowbrow Cowl
Welcome to episode 173! This week I finished my handspun socks, worked on a cowl and a spin, and have a new shawl and spin planned. Also, there’s a giveaway this week, brought to you by the lovely KnitandStitchBits (https://www.etsy.com/shop/KnitandStitchBits). Be sure to watch the episode, and answer the question in the comments on the… Continue reading Episode 173: Frogs in the creek.
Welcome to episode 164! I didn’t get a ton of knitting done this week, but I have a few things to show you. I wish you and your loved ones happy holidays! I’ll see you next week, before the new year, with Liz as a guest. Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can… Continue reading Episode 164: Happy Holidays!
Recently Stitchcraft Marketing contacted me to see if I would be interested in knitting with Brown Sheep‘s new Prairie Spun DK yarn. Brown Sheep is a family-owned and operated company up in Mitchell, Nebraska. I’ve actually always wanted to visit! Prairie Spun DK is a 100% US wool spun into a 3-ply DK weight yarn. It comes… Continue reading Knit Me: Brown Sheep Prairie Spun DK
Welcome to episode 161! I’m sorry I haven’t podcasted in 3 weeks – life just got in the way. That said, I have TONS of knits to show you and lots to share. I hope you enjoy! Please come and join the Ravelry group. You can also find me on Ravelry as Fluffyk, Twitter, Instagram… Continue reading Episode 161: A long absence.
When Stitchcraft Marketing contacted me to see if I would be interested in knitting something out of Manos del Uruguay Alegria Grande I jumped at the chance. Alegria Grande is the worsted weight version of the Alegria fingering weight yarn that I previously reviewed. It has the same fiber content (75% superwash merino and 25% polyamide) and comes in 197… Continue reading Knit Me: Manos Del Uruguay, Alegria Grande