A Good Use For Speckled Yarn

I had two skeins of Mad Tosh Home in the colorway Cosmic Wonder Dust and could not figure out what to make with it.  Over the past few years, I’ve really tried to build up my yarn stash and my wardrobe with more neutrals and solids instead of the variegated yarns that I used to…

Hasta manana, Samana!

Last month I finished my Samana top, which is a paid for pattern by Berroco.  All that is left to do is hand-wash and block it. And wear it out.  Overall, this took 3 months to the day to complete.  I would have finished it sooner had it not been for a few false starts…

I’m calling this one ‘Cream of Wheat’

I recently made a purple Oatmeal sweater and loved it so much that I made one for my sister at her request. However, I’m calling this one “Cream Of Wheat”. The yarn used is the same yarn as called for in the pattern, Lion Brand Wool Ease Chunky.   I have to admit I like…

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…

It’s electric… boogie woogie woogie

I have these really amazingly fun and bright neon yarns in my stash currently and was trying to come up with the most awesome way to use them. I decided I would showcase this neon yellow yarn as a crocheted blanket infinity scarf. This sucker will end up pretty huge if I do manage to…

Maize mitts… or a variation of

When I was recently looking through my hand-spun yarn stash, I picked out some fiber dyed by Three Waters Farms that I spun into a lovely 2 ply. I believe I have close to 800 or so yards between 6 skeins. The fiber is a mixture of Polwarth wool and silk and let me tell…

Trending: Plaid blanket scarves… at a hot hot price!!

I’m so loving plaid blanket scarves right now and whenever I’m looking for new ones, I hit up Pinterest. I just pinned a bizillion awesome ones and even found this awesome website in the process. It’s called Funky Monkey Fashion. Here is a picture (not taking credit for) I found on Pinterest from their website:…

2nd Fix

This post is a bit late, but I wanted to still share. I received my 2nd fix right before Thanksgiving and let me tell you, I loved every single piece…. I would have kept each, but being the think ahead-er I am, I decided to only keep 2 pieces since Black Friday was right around…