Friday, August 21, 2015

new shawl from RosyPosy Designs: Blissful

Blissful is an asymmetrical stockinette shawl graced by elegant columns of leaves, representing the beauty and joy brought to our lives by the simple everyday.
It is worked with a slight bias allowing you to keep knitting until your desired size. Thus, Blissful is customizable and will work with almost any yarn, fingering, sport worsted or aran; adjust yardage and needle size accordingly.

Love Rose Beck's work? Visit RosyPosy Designs to see all her beautiful patterns.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

the most amazing Yarn Bombing...

The other day while I was walking to work I passed by the Polish Consulate on 37th and Madison here in NYC and came across the most amazing yarn bombed statue I have ever seen!  

This is a statue of the Polish WWII resistance movement fighter Jan Karski. In 1942 and 1943 Karski reported to the Polish government in exile and the Western Allies on the situation in German-occupied Poland, especially the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the secretive German-Nazi extermination camps. 

This yarn bombing was done in loving detail right down to his tie.  I only wish there would have been a sign of some sort giving this yarn bomber or bombers the credit they deserve.

Sunday, July 12, 2015 Closed 12 July-10 August

We're off for the Summer!  My DH and I are taking a tour of Europe for the next four weeks and will be closed for shipping.  

If you purchase patterns and need them emailed to you I will be checking emails throughout the trip and will be happy to assist you with this, but it may take some time as I will only have internet access on some days in the evenings.  So please try to be patient with me!  

Check back, I just may try to blog about my adventures especially if there is knitting involved.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

the Summerside Shawl by Purl Bumps

Hello June, hello Summer Knitting!  Kick off the warm weather in style with Purl Bumps' lacy, semi circular shawl Summerside. Its worked from the top down and features a deep lace border and is the perfect stash buster project because it only uses 328-437 yards of a fingering weight yarn!  

Visit Purl Bumps to see all of Judy Marples' delightful designs. 

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Once Upon a Cowl by Jane Thornley

Thornley describes the magic of her versatile pattern Once Upon a Cowl...."One of the many wonderfully liberating aspects of short rows is that they can take you in unexpected directions, allowing you to shape, curve, and stream color at will. Here’s a cowl that’s long enough to form a hooded capelet that incorporates free-range short rows to curve color elements around the circumference."

Love Jane Thornley's design asthetic? You're in good compnay, enjoy all of herProjects.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Knits for Dear Old Dad

What to knit for the man who has everything!

Sunday June 21st is Father's Day, whether you're taking dad out to game or entertaining him at home one of these hand knits will show him just how much you love him. 

 The Riga pullover is from Fresh Designs Men, this eBook also includes 9 other garments & accessories perfect for your father.

One Cute Hoodie
Felted Fedoras
Vested Interest

Tuesday, May 12, 2015's 10 Year Anniversary: Celebrate with FREE Worldwide Shipping

Gentle Breezes

Wow! I can’t believe that this May is my 10 year anniversary! I opened my virtual doors in May 2005 and have been open 24/7 ever since.
And I can’t THANK YOU enough for all your support and for being a customer, but I can offer you FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!  Simply place your order as usual and your shipping fee will be reimbursed.  So sit back, relax and browse my Specials.  
I also have some very special events going on in my Ravelry  This year is our second annual Prayer Shawl KAL, last year was a huge success and I hope you can join us this year for this wonderful cause.
Our WIP KAL or CAL: the Spring Edition just began, the Winter Edition was a huge success with over 15 finished WIPs!.
And the Olivebridge Cardi KAL is in full swing and ends May 19th. If your’e a fast knitter join us! This pattern is by Heather Dixon of Army of Knitters and she’s donated prizes!

Pictured above is HeartStrings' beautiful Gentle Breezes shawl, a Exclusive knit in 1 skein of my Sandrasingh Lace.

Happy Knitting,

Sandra Singh