Ideas for Fall Sweater Knitting

Look at these yarn babies! I have 2 skeins of Cascade’s Eco wool yarn which means I have 956 yards to work with. Trying to pick out the perfect sweater pattern has been challenging, but I think I’m almost there… One of my favorite newly released (and free!) patterns is the Turtle Dove sweater by…

Purple Oatmeal

I’ve been in a sweater knitting mood lately and when I went on a quest to find the perfect quick knit sweater for fall, I was not disappointed when I came across Jane Richmond’s Oatmeal Pullover on Ravelry. Scrambling through my stash, I found the perfect yarn for the pattern and conveniently already had knitted…

Currently on the needles…

I am currently knitting on a custom fit sweater – courtesy of Amy Herzog’s fabulous website – and knitting with this wonderfully rustic Brooklyn Tweed Shelter yarn in colorway Button Jar.  Amy Herzog is the queen of fit in my opinion and has really been successful with her “Knit To Flatter” book and her custom…

FO’ SHOW – Knitted Chevron Baby Blanket

I’ve got a FO!!! (Finished Object) My newphew-to-be’s baby blanket was completed just in time for my sister’s baby shower. I’m so happy with how it turned out and will most likely make another one in a bulky weight yarn. The design and pattern are by Espace Tricot and it couldn’t be easier in my opinion. …

Knitting and Crocheting and Spinning…Oh my!

I’d say that over the past few months or so, knitting, crocheting, and spinning have consumed a greater portion of my time so much so that I have been able to finish 4 unique color samples of my gradient yarns that I’m in collabo over with a LYS, I’ve been able to put a huge…

What’s on everyone’s hooks, needles, & wheels??

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been crazy busy with life and knitting/crocheting/spinning… I thought this would be a great opportunity to share some pics of what I’ve got going on. First up on the hooks, the commissioned, or should I say bartered, Granny square blanket. This is for a work friend who I…

Brooklyn Tweed Fall ’12 Look Book

I just checked out the Fall ’12 Look Book from Brooklyn Tweed and I absolutely love every design! I don’t think I’ve ever come across a book or book of patterns that which I’ve even liked half of them. These designs are timeless and modern and don’t look too intimidating. *Fingers crossed* While I have…

New project alert!

I found this gorgeous cowl on Ravelry while looking for a pattern to use with my HiKoo yarn. This is a gorgeous yet simple cowl that I cannot wait to make. This drop stitch cowl pattern by Abi Gregorio requires 110 yards of any bulky yarn. Here is a pic of the designer wearing her…