Union Square // a project for two hand-dyed yarns

Designed by Annie at JumperCablesKnitting, the Union Square Cowl is ideal for using solid and multicolored fingering weight yarn together. Knit in the round and using stranded color work, this cowl features a stockinette stitch background, textured squares and ribbed borders. Instructions are given for two sizes. Sample cowls knit with SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock…

Friday Five: 5 Works-in-Progress

In the past few years, I’ve become more less rabid about writing about what I’m making, mostly because I don’t think it’s particularly interesting to report on the 2 cm of progress I managed to make since the last post. But when deadlines roll around (our TNNA crate ships out on Monday! whooosh), I seem…

Friday Five: Finished + Fabulous

This Friday, come take a peek inside our Ravelry group where our members are making the most lovely things with our yarns! 1) Ex Boyfriends Shawl by Jennifer Beever Look what a bunch of leftover sock yarn can become! Jennifer Beever at willrun4yarn has designed a great asymmetrical shawl in garter stitch using leftover bits…

Friday Five: Foolproof Friday

There is always some kind of knitting going on in my knitting bag, but it might not always be something I can share, unfortunately. Normally I wouldn’t show you yarns or colourways that are “works in progress” in and of themselves, but here is a peek into what I am toying with lately. A little…

Kitterly Pattern Roundup

Have you met Kitterly yet? Sometime last year, I remember being on a call with Mari and Elizabeth as they told me all about their plans to launch this brand new website that couples patterns and yarns in the best possible way. We talked about how much work it is to sift through nearly 200,000…

Join the Tempest Knit-Along!

We’re excited to announce that we’re running a knit-along for the designs in Tempest! It will run from November 1 until January 31, 2015. You have plenty of time to order yarn and begin your project. The fabulous thatsusangirl is hosting the KAL and the place to CHAT about your projects and entries is in the…

Tempest has launched!

We made it! Tempest, our collaboration with Holli Yeoh has finally launched. After months of working late nights with a brilliant community of helpful and generous test and sample knitters, Holli and I are happy to see this book come to light. In its 84 pages, you’ll find 11 beautifully crafted patterns including garments, hats,…