Summer Cap Sleeve Lattice Sweater

Back in the beginning of June, I went stash diving for yarn that would be good for Purl Soho’s Cap Sleeve Lattice Sweater which proved to be a bit challenging…at first. I stumbled upon the 5 skeins of Berroco Maya that I had which is a dk weight and 85% Pima Cotton / 15% Alpaca…

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…

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…

Three New projects!!

I have 3, yes 3, additional projects I will be casting on (hopefully this evening lol). One is the Mini Ballerina by Schneckenstrick Designs, Lolita by Jamie Thomas of Imaginknits, and the last project with be a granny square blanket from Lion Brand Yarn. If you aren’t familiar with Lion Brand Yarn company, they have…

Yarnbox

My Yarnbox finally arrived! Back in mid-June I signed up for a monthly subscription to Yarnbox and since then, I’ve been waiting with baited breath. So imagine my excitement seeing it in the mail! Inside this lovely brown rectangle lay 4 skeins of Darn Good Yarn in Plush (1 skein), At The Bahamas (1 skein),…

WIP – Slouchy Hat by Fresh Purls / Karen Holmes

I casted on for my next project that I found while on Ravelry last night. It is a free pattern by Fresh Purls / Karen Holmes. Here is the link: Slouchy Hat The pattern uses Noro Kochoran on US 8’s. I needed a nice project for my Malabrigo Rios yarn and after spending hours on…