April showers bring May flowers, or in your case, April knits bring May's new looks!
In This Issue: Wrap Yourself Up in a Shawl / Give Yourself a Hand / Your Favorite Sweaters /
Wrap Yourself Up in a Shawl
A light weight shawl will easily transition you from the cooler days of early Spring into the warmer ones. Lily Go, Nelkin Designs and HeartStrings FiberArts bring you 7 new styles. Can't decide which project to knit first? With Lily Go's eBook you won't have to, the Shawls to Knit Collection includes her four new lace designs, Narnia, Poison Ivy, Bella and Metropolitan, for only $15!
Knitting is a "hands on" activity, celebrate your crafty fingers with one of these new glove projects.
Watch the ribs part to show the hidden beads glimmering in the shadows when you put on Sivia Hardings' Fluency Gloves and don’t miss the special twisted stitch pattern that adorns the thumb. The ribbing creates a delicious hug for your hands that is very stretchy. Pattern fits a wide range of hand sizes and they can even be knit fingerless.
And Knotsewcute's Knit Look Fingerless Mitts are really crocheted. Their stretch will completely conformed to the shape of your hand and its created by slip-stitches giving you a flexible crocheted fabric. This easy pattern offers 3 different sizes that range from a teen to a man's medium, however the pattern can easily be altered to fit everyone's needs.
Your Favorite Sweaters
An easy fit sweater fits your lifestyle perfectly. Knit one of these projects this weekend and you'll have a fresh new look for Spring.
While JOJI's Penelope is a fresh take on the classic cabled cardigan you love, a beautiful, modern cardigan, featuring cables and twisted stitches in the lower part of the body. This pattern is virtually seamless with only two vertical seams.
Cast on today and be wearing one of these new shawl or gloves by next week, or begin one these sweater projects and get hours of knitting enjoyment. Thank you for taking a moment to share my April news. I look forward to hearing about which project you work on and, as usual, I'm always happy to help you with any of your fiber arts needs.