WIP: Aquae Tank by Hilary Smith Callis

After much back and forth as to which summer project I wanted to start knitting first, I chose this cute Aquae tank and began knitting it on March 8th, 2016. As you can see, it hasn’t gotten much love and has been very slow going for me.  Only because I’ve recently started sewing and that…

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…

Another serving of Oatmeal please!

I finished my 3rd Oatmeal sweater by Jane Richmond a month ago and the more I knit them, the better they get. I knew going into my 3rd that I wanted to make it roomier as the pattern is originally intended for a close fit or negative ease. I decided to use Paton’s Classic Wool…

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…

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…