15 Days of Christmas – Day 14

We still have 1 weekend before Christmas, these projects can still be completed.  Remember Flash sale at the bottom of the post. Use a bigger needle than the yarn calls for, make it as wide as you want and knit short rows.  If you make it out of a long striping yarn,  you will not…

15 Days of Christmas – Day 13

Don’t fret there is still time to finish last minute gifts. Simple half-circle shawlette in garter stitch. The original one that I knit in handspun gray mohair reminded me of summer thunderheads: floaty, shape-changing, tumbling in the sky.  The texture in the shawl is made with yarn overs to create the open elegant look.  Store…

15 Days of Christmas – Day 12

I love my sheep model, he never complains.  Don’t forget to read to the bottom of the blog to see the Flash sales. I need to talk about the yarn I used for the store model, it is Intrepid Tulips Silken Blend.  1 skein of this luscious Merino/silk blend is all that is need to this…

15 Days of Christmas Last Week

We are coming up to the final stretch.  Most of the patterns this week will be Hats or Cowls using bigger yarns and needles. This is my new favorite hat, I loved knitting it and I love wearing it.  It has earflaps and covers the back of the neck.   Lolo is worked sideways from…

15 Days of Christmas Week 2 Day 1

We are continuing our series on great last minute projects for Christmas giving.  Patterns and yarn can be found at Unraveled Sheep. Is it a shawl? a poncho? a really big cowl? I’m not sure exactly! What it is is a very useful, easy to wear accessory. Wear it over (or under) your coat as…

15 Days of Christmas – Day 3

We are continuing to feature projects that can be made for Christmas projects fast and easy. Today’s project features Cascade new yarn Rosyln 65 % wool, 35% silk, dk weight.  This is a 1 skein project made with Churchmouse Yarns and Teas pattern Diagonal Lace Scarf.  This pattern comes in 2 sizes, wrap of scarf.…