Can I (finally) wear my hand-knit socks?

…Or will it continue to be 90+ degrees outside?? I’m not complaining, honestly, because I’ve enjoyed our hot, hot summer; but this weather is such a tease. Honestly, even with the air conditioning running inside on arctic blast intensity, I still prefer not to wear socks in my house. However, on Sunday, it was a…

So much knitting so little time

So much has happened (good stuff!) since the last time I put up a post.  Another year of successful Christmas crafting and a decision to start grad school took up most of my December. January and February led way to studying for my CAPM exam and the start of my grad studies.  Then came March…

Subtle shade shifting gradients- A brief description of my technique

While most of my ombre gradients feature noticeable shade shifts, I have now introduced a more subtle gradient.  While I am still in the testing phase of choosing colors, some colors lend better to this technique than others. I will still incorporate 4 shades of a single color into these gradients but they will have…

Plush sock Fall Colorways

Here are some new Fall colorways on my Plush sock base which is 75% Superwash Merino & 25% Nylon. Major squish factor goin’ on with this yarn and great yardage for the price, too! 462 yds. to each skein; perfect for a cozy pair of socks, a small shawl, or what about a light weight…

CashSilk Luxe 

I’m offering a new base by special order only. It is called CashSilk Luxe and it is 437 yds. of lace weight yarn. Made of 70% Cashmere and 30% Mulberry Silk, this yarn is as soft as a cloud! I’ve recently had the pleasure of custom dyeing gradients using this base for a couple of…

New vivid kettle-dyes

New vivid colorways will be available soon in my Etsy shop! They are kettle-dyed on a 100% superwash merino wool base in worsted weight with a total of 218 yds. per skein. Stay tuned!

Rainbow Sprinkles

A few days ago, I hand-painted this yarn for a custom order. This is my made to order “Rainbow Sprinkles” colorway on my sock base Footsie which is 80% SW Merino and 20% Nylon, 410 yds. It took everything I had not to keep this yarn and dye up another one for the order… lol.  Needless to…

New Gradient Yarns

My new gradient yarns will be debuted at Natural Stitches in Pittsburgh today! I’ve also updated the rewards on my Kickstarter to include these gradients at the $30, $50, and $100 levels. Check it out here: http://kck.st/1DRPi3i