I love color. Probably not the most surprising statement in the world considering what I do for a living. When I saw the Marblz needles on the Knitters Pride website my heart did a happy dance. So pretty! So many colors! I had to try them out. I wanted to dive right in and get the […]
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I had an idea! Let’s knit a scarf/wrap worked from yarns that were spun by folks around the world. Here’s what I was thinking… We spin up some yarn, separate it into smaller increments, ship it all to me, and I send you back the same amount of yarn (in weight) spun by folks from all over […]
Sign ups have opened for the 2015 yarn clubs and there’s a few changes being made to better customer service.
So. Many. WIPs! I need to have a frog it or finish it session ASAP. I decided to be Velma (from Scooby Doo) for Halloween and knit a pair of knee socks and a sweater. I immediately dyed the yarn and cast on for the socks. Then I thought, well, I should get the sweater […]
Brittany needles are made well. They’re smooth and light. The wood is a pretty soft natural color. It definitely speaks to anyone that like simple beauty. The hand feel is alright. I like a little more weight in my needles these days, but I could live with the lightness of these if the points were […]
On my needles today is a gift knit for my sister whose birthday was on Monday. Yes, I’m late.
Knitter’s Pride Karbonz Circulars Rating: *** (3 out of 5) Price (at Yarn.com): $14.95 Visit the Knitter’s Pride Website Purchase Karbonz circulars at Webs Description on the package: “The New Age Needles – made from high-tech carbon fiber. Carbon Fiber: One of the most versatile materials used in the manufacture of the new generation air […]
I have a pattern published in this book. Yes, I think it’s great that I’ve been published in a real, full color, easily attainable book published by a large company. I don’t plan on letting that get in my way of the book review and also, I am only 1 out of 101 crochet projects […]
I had never used square needles before I got these and was quite skeptical of them. The concept seemed too weird. Knitting needles are supposed to be round, right? How could these square ones possibly work and be comfortable? I’ve been all about trying new [knitting related] things these days, so I went into the […]