Thursday, September 8, 2016

"Knit" a Care Package for your College Kid

This year skip the cookies and send a hand knit! 

Is someone special off at college or boarding school?  Whether they're running late across the quad or spending long nights studying make sure they know you love them from head to toe with one of these hand knits.
Nixie by Fiber Dreams
Coordinating fingerless mitts & cowl knit in a fingering weight yarn.


This cabled hat by Tiny Owl Knits knits up fast in either a DK or worsted weight yarn.
Yoga Bag and Everything Totes by Noni
Encourage them to come for a visit with these handy weekend bags!

Comfy Slippers by Kitman Figueroa
With 4 sizes these unisex slippers are knit with only 150-180 yards of worsted weight yarn and 1 Ply Merino Worsted is perfect! 

French Press Felted Slippers by French Press Knits
A classic in 3 sizes.  Knit 330 yards of a worsted weight, felt-able yarn such as Sandrasingh 1 Ply Merino Worsted or Lorna's Laces Bullfrogs and Butterflies.  

Thursday, September 1, 2016

It's Sweater Season: Laura Aylor's Ingonish

Time to cast on some snugly warm love... 

As Autumn approaches you get the urge to cast on a sweater project, the classic clean lines of Laura Aylor's Ingonish call to you!  A relaxed fit tunic knit from the top down in one go Ingonish has no short rows, or neckline stitches to pick up. 

The modified raglan shaping gives a more flattering fit through the shoulders and the pattern includes 5 sizes.

And now that Sweater Season is officially here go ahead and cast on more than one, visit Laura Aylor to see all her pullovers, vests and cardigans.

Sea Salt -- one of Aylor's most popular designs.

Friday, August 12, 2016

NEW Wolfpup Earflap Hat by Tiny Owl Knits

Walking your Puppy just got fun! 

Upgrade your daily dog walks with this new earflap hat from Tiny Owl Knits!  Let mother nature throw anything she wants at you, with the cabled and lined Wolfpup you'll get the last laugh and your dog a longer walk.  Pompoms and beanie are made of fake fur and the pattern includes a complete tutorial.

Love Tiny Owl Knits' spirited designs, Stephanie Dosen's projects include Women's Garments & Accessories, Boots, Home Decor, Knitting Supplies and more.  See and knit them all at TOK

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

August 2016 Back to School Knits

"Back to School" has become a season all its own... From finding the necessary books & binders to stocking up on wardrobe staples there's still plenty of summer to knit your little Einstein something special! Each of these projects would work in your child's school colors. 

 These "His or Hers" socks include 2 sizes.

 This knit and felted unisex bag would look fabulous in school or fall colors


A teen or tween must have.

Shiloe & Amira
These two pullovers are perfect for your tween or teen off to Junior High, High School or even college.  Shiloe is hooded for extra warmth & Amira would look great knit in school colors.  And don't forget about the boys, the cables in Gone Fishing are eye catching and warm.

Gone Fishing

Friday, July 29, 2016

Summer Music Fest Knits -- look like a ROCK STAR

Headed to a major music fest this summer or enjoying the local shows at your park either way dress like a Rock Star! These 5 cozy hand knits will set you apart and get you loads of cool compliments.  

Moonbeam Duster by Tiny Owl Knits
 and Tiny Owl Knits' Gypsy Petticoat
Violet by Army of Knitters
Petarli by Ambah O'Brien
and Midsommer by Sivia Harding

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. 

The Beach in Winter