You asked, we listened. The knitted version of my “Clo” baby poncho is here! Meet “Sophie“; the Simply Soft, quick-to-knit accessory for baby on the go. Get the free pattern here!
Father’s Day Knit Along: Snookies (aka covers for Nooks & Other Techie Devices)
With less than 3 weeks until Father’s Day, I thought it’d be fun to all band together and knit a quick gift for the dads in our lives. Join me for a Knit Along on our new Join me for a Knit Along on our new CaronFacebook Knit Along Groupwhere we’ll be making either of two versions of eReader cozies I’ve designed. Sign up, gather supplies and get started knitting with us tomorrow!
Dad doesn’t have an eReader? No problem! I’ll tell you how to adapt the patterns to fit most techie gadgets. Hope to see you there!
I am devastated by the loss of @hillcountryweavers founder, Susanne Middlebrooks.
I wrote a longer tribute to her on my blog and Facebook (links in bio). In short, though, she had been sick for a long time but had been a master at not letting the illness get in the way of her living. So, it was often unimaginable that she wouldn't be with us for longer. Last June during an industry convention in Chicago when Susanne came over to the bar booth I was sitting at and plopped herself next to me to chat, I had no idea that it would be the last time I'd get to see her. I'm so thankful though, that when we parted ways to go back to our respective meetings, it was with a hug. Rest in purls, my friend....
When I came across this Knitting Needle Patent greeting card by @patentpress , I couldn’t resist selecting it as one of the items for the YarnYAY! September box! (Link in @vickiehowell bio or got to YarnYAY.com)
What looks like part circular knitting needle, part Tunisian crochet hook is illustrated as the patent drawing for flexible knitting needles. This greeting card memorializes the creation of tools that we stitchers can now, not do without!...
Nineteen years into this knitting career, it’s crazy-pants that I’ve never had Learn to Knit or Learn to Crochet kits before. So, I finally made it happen. If you know someone, or ARE someone that wants to learn — while also making something wearable— check out our new hats and scarves kits in the YarnYAY! Shop!