Another Meghan’s Wrap, Hand knit Shawl

I just finished another Meghan’s Wrap. It is knit in Sockittome (brown) from Cherry Tree Hill and the white is a yarn is from Yarn2Dye4. The high contrast of these colors shows off the fun shapes of the blocks of color.                   … Continue reading

Where does the time go! and I need a name for my shawl!

After much consideration and reading lots of replies. . . I’ve decided it to call it. . . Hannah’s Lace Shawl It has already been a week since Yarnover, and Hop, Stitch, and Jump! I planned on blogging right away about the fabulous time I had and the new friends … Continue reading

Finally a new knit scarf for me!

I found this pattern on Ravelry and just had to knit it! The pattern is written in German and, not being fluent in German, I had to follow the charts. Luckily I knew enough crafting terms to realize there is some crocheting to this scarf/shawl as well. I had a … Continue reading

Another pair of hand knit socks in the drawer!

I woke up this morning, put on my favorite pair of hand knit socks and blew out BOTH heels! Dang, I hate it when that happens. I always darn them and keep wearing them but my darning pile is starting to grow almost as big as my knitting UFO pile! … Continue reading

Freeform knit and crochet fans

I’ve started to destash my fancy yarns and am selling it on Ebay Check it out!! There is a total of 390 yards of 39 different colors of yarns in 10 yard increments. Yarns included are silk/mohair/cotton/wool/ribbon. Save money and get some fun yarn to play with. Right now all … Continue reading

Good deal for knitters!

hello all my knitter friends, Have i got a deal for you! I recently designed a sweater for a new web site that sells patterns and yarns, Uptown Stitches. The owner sent me a message recently with a special deal. . . . no shipping charges on orders between now … Continue reading

Fun with New yarn

I was given about 6 oz/ 311 yards of the new wool available at Gale Woodes Farm to see how it works up and create a project. The yarn is a 2 ply, sock weight, about 10 wpi and available in this natural white color. It has great stitch definition … Continue reading

Beaded hand knit socks

I had fun this summer knitting with beads. I forgot I knit these fun socks until it got cold enough to wear them. What a treat to find hand knit socks ready-to-wear in this cool weather. The pink ones are knit in Liisu Yarn. This sock yarn is left over … Continue reading

Cherry Tree Hill swing coat

Hello again. Yes, it’s actually me! I haven’t written since May! Wow, where did the summer go!?! Finally, here are those promised photos of my swing coat that I sent to Cherry Tree Hill for their design contest. It looks great on my friend Ellen! I am still in the … Continue reading