Thursday, February 26, 2015

1 Skein Lace Project: the Spring Maple Shawl

This is a touch of Spring you can wrap around your neck! 

Inspired by the wonderful spring foliage of her Japanese maple trees Linda Choo designed the Spring Maple shawl to reflect their beauty!  Knit from the top down with a gentle crescent shape it features several motifs including maple key, leaf, and tree.

You only need 1 skein of my Sandrasingh Lace which is generously put up in 950 yard skeins and is on sale for only $16.50.  Stock up and knit several Spring Maples each in a different colorway!  Sold as a Kit or a pattern only this is an instant PDF download from my website after purchase.

Monday, February 23, 2015

A Touch of Spring: 3 Projects by Tiny Owl Knits

3 great transition pieces to take you from the lingering days of Winter right into Spring. 

This year the groundhog predicted 6 more weeks of winter, perfect that's 6 weeks of knitting time for your early Spring Knits!  These 3 garments by Tiny Owl Knits will get your spirit in the warmer weather mood, yet still look good with your winter coat!  Pictured above the delightful Moss and Bluebell Pocket Scarf

Sweet Robin Wrist-ees
Wear the first Robin of Spring!  And visit Tiny Owl Knits to see all her amazing designs.

Forest and Frill
Cables and Lace go together perfectly on this little shrug!

Friday, February 20, 2015

Blackberries by Laura Aylor

Aylor's new Blackberries cowl features a reversible textured pattern reminiscent of a bowl of blackberries.  This long cowl is edged with simple garter bands and this garter border can be done in the same color as the center or in a contrasting color.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

the Avonleigh Scarf/Hood by Jenny Williams

A dramatic accessory you'll love. 

A vine wanders back and forth across the Avonleigh Scarf/Hood, accented by leaves and berries. The scarf is knit in two pieces, grafted together, and a hood is then added to create a warm, dramatic accessory.  This Intermediate level project features a little lacework, cabling, bobbles, grafting and seaming.  

Avonleigh is 1 of the 10 beautiful scarf patterns in the new eBook Fresh Designs Scarves.

Fresh Designs Scarves is an instant PDF download, just follow the links after purchase to download it and save it to your computer.

Monday, February 2, 2015

February Newsletter: the Exit O shawl by Laura Aylor

Add a touch of modern to your wardrobe! 

This February explore knitting stripes and angles with Laura Aylor's new modern wrap Exit O!  Three colors of fingering weight yarn are used to create the depth & contrast in this bent rectangular shaped wrap. 

Picture yours in the soft blues and grays of Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in Fjord and Serendipitous Ewe Fate Fingering in Silver Shadows and Twilight Sky.  Both yarns are On Sale!

 Exit O is available as a Pattern only and as a Kit.

Friday, January 30, 2015

6 Warm & Cozy Afghan Projects

Change up your decor with a hand knit throw. 

Warm Hearts Comfortghan

All patterns are instant PDF downloads, follow the links after purchase.  For more project ideas visit Knit Afghans.
White Water
Reversible Afghan
Moose Lace

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

3 Knit or Crochet Alongs to Choose From!

A KAL for everyone! 

Is it "knit for yourself" time?  Or perhaps for a charity?  Or do you just want to finish up a languishing WIP?  Visit on Ravelry and you'll find the perfect Knit or Crochet along.  The WIP KAL or CAL: Winter Edition has gotten off to a roaring start and we've already seen many finished projects!  

Or is you prefer to knit for a charity we just kicked off our 2nd annual Prayer Shawls for Fallen Soldiers, free prayer shawl patterns and Prizes are offered.

And if you're in the mood to create something beautiful for yourself join our Olivebridge Cardigan KAL.  Army of Knitters' Olivebridge Cardigan is an elegant classic you'll enjoy wearing for many years.