Wednesday, December 10, 2014

the Seasons Shawl by RosyPosy

An eyelet and clusters of lace design from the classic Rose Trellis pattern. 

Tis' the season to pick up a skein of Fingering, DK, or even your favorite Worsted weight yarn and knit RosyPosy's beautiful and versatile Seasons for that very special someone on your gift list.  The instructions are both written & charted and the pattern is perfect for an advanced beginner knitter.

And celebrate gift knitting with my yarn sale, all yarns are up to 25% Off and Schaefer's Anne is 50% Off.

Seasons is sold as an instant PDF download, follow the links after purchase to download it and save it to your computer.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Let it Snow! 6 Snow Inspired Projects

Winter is here, celebrate each unique flake with a unique hand knit. 

Snow Day by Gardiner Yarn Works
Embrace the drifting flakes with your knitting.  Hats, mittens, scarves and more, this winter don't battle the snow, create with it.  1 skein of Sandrasingh Lace is enough to knit 2 Snowdrop Lace Scarves or Lacyflakes and 2 skeins of Sandrasingh 1 Ply Merino Worsted is perfect Snow Day

for children Gardiner Yarn Works'
Hearts and Snowflakes

and also by GYW's the Snowdrop Lace Scarf

Lacyflakes by Heartstrings

Winter Solstice by Heartstrings
and also by Heartstrings' No Two Alike
All 6 patterns are available as instant PDF downloads, just follow the links after purchase.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Introducing Kung Fu Knits

1 eBook, 6 Designs 

Christmas is 25 days away, Hanukkah is 16!   

Do you have a "hard to knit for boy or girl" on your gift list?  Kung Fu Knits by Elizabeth Green Musselman, of Dark Matter Knits, is here to save your day!  This eBook is the first combined pattern book / comic book and it includes 6 designs, the Gi Jacket, Belt and Pants, Throwing Stars and Nunchucks and a handy Bag for carrying it all in. Whether your kid is a martial arts fan, loves certain turtles with ninja proclivities, or just enjoys some comic book action, you’ll find this story has wide-ranging appeal. Share the story with your favorite kid and prepare to be begged for every one of these knits.  

 Gi Jacket and Pants are sized for Child's 4 (6, 8, 10, 12).

This eBook is an instant PDF download, just follow the links after purchase.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Into Alice's Looking Glass with RosyPosy Designs

Knit yourself into Alice's Looking Glass! 

“Oh, Kitty! How nice it would be if we could only get through into Looking-glass House! I’m sure it’s got, oh! such beautiful things in it!”  --Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll

This trio of handsome, textured accessories is named after the “Pier-Glass” pattern from Barbara Walker’s A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns. Undulating diamonds reminiscent of framed mirrors decorate these fun knits.

All 3 patterns include written and charted instructions.  The Hat & Cowl are sold as a set for only $5.

The Looking Glass hat includes instructions for a worsted and chunky version, 1 skein of Sandrasingh 1 Ply Merino Worsted will work beautifully and is on sale.

The matching Looking Glass socks are knit in 350 yards of fingering weight yarn and Schaefer Anne is perfect and 50% off.

All patterns are sold as instant PDF downloads, follow the links after purchase.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

This November keep it simple with a pair of Hand Knit Slippers: Part III

The response to my November Newsletter was fantastic!  I'm so happy to hear you love knitting slippers and they're on your gift giving list.  Over the long Thanksgiving weekend I thought you'd enjoy relaxing with a few more project ideas.  These are Andrea Rangel's Dinar and they're sized for Adult Small, Medium & Large and knit in an DK weight yarn.  All of these patterns are sold as instant PDF Downloads, follow the links after purchase.
Scrumptious Slip Stitch Slipper Socks
Both Dawn Brocco's Scrumptious Slip Stitch Slipper Socks and Fulled Family Booties patterns includes 7 sizes! Want more project ideas? 
Fulled Family Booties
Everyone will adore Tiny Owl Knits' Hopsalots!  Pattern includes 6 sizes and are felted to 'fit your foot."

Want more project ideas?  Visit Socks, Boots and Slippers

Friday, November 21, 2014

Introducing Seni Designs' D'oiro +25% Off Kauni Effektgarn

Another new shawl from Seni Designs, D'oiro!  It’s a semi-circular shawl knit top-down, the main section is worked in a half linen stitch alternated with eyelets and a neat chain makes the transition to the lace section ending with a lovely picot bind-off.  

Knit in 474-596 yards of a DK weight yarn it would look beatuiful in a solid, 2 contrasting colorways or the long stripes of Kauni Effektgarn.

Follow the links after purchase to download D'oiro and visit Seni Designs to see her entire collection.


Knit in a DK weight yarn the long stripes of Kauni Effektgarn would be perfect for D'oiro's lacy texture and you only need one skein!  Effektgarn is on sale for 25% off.

Kauni Effektgarn 8/2 is an amazing self striping yarn painted in long, vibrant color repeats which give your finished garments and accessories beautiful, long stripes of color.  Crafted of 100% wool this sport weight yarn can be knit and felted with equally stunning results.  Let your imagination flow with projects for shawls, cardigans and pullovers, handbags and more. 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Love 'em with Head to Toe Hand Knits: Menswear Inspired Pieces

This holiday gift knitting season love ‘em (and keep them warm) with Head to Toe knits! In this installment we give a nod to menswear inspired garments with a feminine touch with this very special fox stole & fedora combo. 

Both patterns are available as instant PDF downloads, just follow the links after purchase. 

Mr Fox


Tiny Owl Knits' Mr Fox is a cheeky little guy and perfect for the young and young at heart!  The pattern includes a mini fox too, thus the name, Mr Fox Stole my Heart & Mini Fox

Felted Fedoras


Kristi Holaas' Felted Fedoras look great on everyone!  Knit yours in a solid or mix two colors together.  Knit in the round with doubled worsted weight such as Sandrasingh 1 Ply Merino Worsted, Malabrigo Merino Worsted or Cascade 220 Wool.