Tuesday, July 12, 2016

POLL! Your Opinion Matters: Summer Knitting Projects

What are you and your knitting up to this Summer?  I'd love to hear about the projects you have planned!

To the right is a Summer Time Knitting Poll please take a moment to let me hear from you, thanks!

 

Monday, July 11, 2016

Seaside Holiday with Designer Laura Aylor

Beach Roses
These 3 new timeless designs by Laura Aylor turn your day at the beach into a seaside adventure.  Play with color with the Beach Roses shawl and knit with your most flattering hue for one of these other cover ups and you'll be prepared for strong winds & waves. 

Seasmoke
The Beach in Winter

Thursday, July 7, 2016

July 2016 Newsletter: Prayer Shawls for Fallen Soldiers Knit or Crochet Along

This Summer celebrate your spirit of giving by joining Sandrasingh.com's 3rd Annual Prayer Shawl for Fallen Soldiers Knit or Crochet Along!  Our first Prayer Shawl KAL in 2014 had 2 completed shawls, in 2015 we had 6, let's try double that number this year!

PS4FS is dedicated to the ultimate sacrifice made by our service men and women in Iraq, Afghanistan and around the world and for the grief and loss felt by their families and friends. Presenting these families with a prayer shawl in remembrance of their loved one is a small token of PS4FS’s compassion and appreciation. This organization works directly with the Dover Program at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, DE to support the visiting military families. Their Friends of the Fallen at Dover have asked them to help replenish their supply of shawls, in response Sandrasingh.com's friends have become involved with these Prayer Shawl KALs.

Prayer Shawls are Shawls made for centuries and are universal and embracing, symbolic of an inclusive, unconditionally loving, God. They wrap, enfold, comfort, cover, give solace, mother, hug, shelter and beautify. Those who have received these shawls have been uplifted and affirmed, as if given wings to fly above their troubles.

To join and learn more visit our Knit or Crochet Along thread on Ravelry. Briefly, this KAL is free, shawls should be 26-30” wide x 60” long and knit or crocheted in an easy care yarn in patriotic or neutral colors. You’re welcome to use your own pattern or one of the complimentary patterns provided on the PS4FS website.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

June 2016 Newsletter: the Yera Shawl by Ambah O'Brien


Explore color combinations and form with Ambah O'Brien's new light weight shawl Yera!  Inspired by the Australian Aboriginal word for Joyful Yera will be a joyful addition to your Summer wardrobe.  Knit in a fingering weight Ambah worked her Yera in 3 bright colors, but it would look equally stunning done in 3 complimentary neutrals, or even in a single color for something you can grab-and-go. Yera’s simple lace pattern looks more complicated than it is and will appeal to adventurous beginners and advanced knitters alike. 

Ambah resides in Australia where you'll find her always dreaming about her next favorite shawl, the accessory she most loves to design, knit and wear.  With a passion for color and interesting design she creates contemporary knitwear patterns with a nod to retro and geometric design.  Her patterns are straight forward to follow and fun to wear.  Visit Ambah O'Brien to see all her projects.



Thursday, June 23, 2016

$12 Cowl Kit +FREE SHIPPING


My On the Hudson cowl includes 2 sizes and lots of room to play with color!  This Fall liven up your outwear with a new cowl in the perfect solid or variegated or 4 contrasting colorways.  With a single skein of my Sandrasingh 1 Ply Merino Worsted you'll be able to knit the shorter version of my On the Hudson.  With 2 skeins knit the larger version.  Or knit either size in 4 contrasting colorways.  

This  Kit includes 1 skein of Sandrasingh 1 Ply Merino Worsted (On Sale for only $5), the On the Hudson pattern & FREE SHIPPING, this $27.99 value is only $12!  Order as much 1 Ply Merino Worsted as you desire and the extra charge will be reimbursed.

In Feburary 2013 we had a KAL for my OtH, take a peek at all the lovely creations and be inspired by the color mixes!

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

$34.95 Lace Shawl Kit +FREE SHIPPING


A lace shawl project is a relaxing Summer knit!  This Kit includes 1 skein of The Alpaca Yarn Company's Suri Elegance and the option of 4 different lace shawl projects!  Anna Davli's Mystic Shawls ebook includes 14 lace shawl projects and with one skein of Suri Elegance you could knit Mystic Embers, Star, Waters or the Midsummer Wreath.  All would be perfect for the Mother of the Bride or even make a lovely gift for the bride on her special day.  

This  Kit includes 1 skein of Suri Elegance (On Sale for only $18), the Mystic Shawls ebookFREE SHIPPING, this $52.94 value is only $34.95!

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

$35 Nancy Snood Kit +FREE SHIPPING

The $35 Nancy Snood Kit includes 3 skeins of Lorna's Laces Bullfrogs & Butterflies $30 (retails for $57), Nancy Snood Pattern $5 and FREE SHIPPING!  Order as much Bullfrogs & Butterflies as you desire at this Sale Price (extra charge per skein will be reimbursed. 

When you need a soft, single ply yarn nothing else will do but Lorna's Laces Bullfrogs & Butterflies.  You'll get spectacular results every time for your worsted weight projects and it also felts beautifully.  Handpainted in Lorna's nearly solid or multi colorways, you'll fall in love with its feel and look.  Crafted from 85% wool and 15% mohair. 

Wear the Nancy Snood wrapped around your neck or as a hood you'll stay extra warm on even the snowiest of days with the stylish and versatile Nancy Snood.  Knit in approximately 600 yards of a worsted weight yarn 3 skeins of Lorna's Laces Bullfrogs & Butterflies will create this beautiful and warm snood!  

Finished Measurements: approximately 57" around x 14" wide
Needles: US 10 (6mm)

Gauge: 14 sts and 21 rows = 4" in st st blocked