There are six kits coming out this fall, including Sweet & Tasty Treats by Kristen Rask. Each kit includes a full-color book of 12 patterns and all the supplied you need for your first two projects (a crochet hook, a tapestry needle, yarn, embroidery floss, felt, and stuffing).
The shop had a hat called “Barley” made up with the yarn and I just had to get me some! The pattern is free on Ravely and it really is easy to work up. A few knit rows, a few purl rows and the hat is coming together!
Summer in Philly is now doing that thing where there are days when the humidity is not quite as hellish and the days can be, dare I say it, pleasant! This means that evenings after work makes me want to grab a chair, settle somewhere there is a breeze and work up a few rows.
In which I share some crafting resolutions for this new year. I have not set my typical New Year’s Resolutions for 2017. No real reason; I considered making list, thought about potentials resolutions, thought some more, then started doing a thing and it’s now several days into the new year and…bah. However, I did consider what yarning […]
Each year I always make these ambitious plans to knit all the things for the holidays. Inevitably I find myself running around like a crazy woman, shopping on Christmas Eve because nothing gets completed in time to gift. This year seemed to be heading towards more of the same until I rediscovered my love for […]
There a several knitters and crocheters I follow on Instagram for inspiration and for pattern ideas. One knitter is Jennifer, aka @bromefields and her photos are always on point. Luscious knits made with beautiful yarn and her stitches are so neat! Charming hand knit items that look cozy and comfy and professionally made. A few […]
Friday night yielded a welcome distraction from the results of Election of 2016: yarn and a book signing at Hidden River Yarns! Lars Rains, author, knitter and designer, was at the shop for two days to promote his books Presto and Modern Lopi. I knew that I would grabbing copies of the books (because books!) […]