I have been wanting to knit with this yarn for ages. Thick, lofty, soft as soft can be, it's the perfect antidote to the winter knitting doldrums. It comes in a range of beautiful colors, as all Malabrigo is known to do. In a strange twist, I was drawn to a color unceremoniously called 'Natural'. … Continue reading Hush…
One of the things I was most excited over about last weekend's trip was the opportunity to meet so many amazing knitters. Sure, it's wonderful to be around so much beautiful yarn, but mostly I knew the place would be swarming with knitters, all talking about and wearing knitting. And I find that very comforting … Continue reading Inspired.
I've been crafting away for the holidays, whipping up small gifts for some very special people on my Christmas list. Along the way, I came up with a simple beaded ornament pattern that I have decided to share with all of you. This is a simple pattern designed to highlight little bits of leftover sock … Continue reading Deck the Halls
Let's face it, friends. Knitting can be a slow process. This is one of the things I find both satisfying and infuriating about it! So when I get to do a different craft or project that is finished the same day I begin, it blows my mind. Our new place has no overhead lighting in … Continue reading A Quick Project
Let me just tell you right off the bat that there will be little (if any) knitting content in this post. Instead, I am taking some time today to write about a couple of other creative projects that have been works in progress around my house for months. And they are finally finished! When we … Continue reading Finished Object Report
Retro Rib Hand Towel What better way to brighten up your kitchen or bathroom than with a colorful hand-knit towel? Use your imagination to create color combinations that speak to you and get started on this fast and fun knit! PDF pattern now available: Retro Rib Hand Towel Materials Peaches & Creme 100% cotton yarn, 1 … Continue reading Retro Rib Hand Towel: Free Pattern
Introducing 2 free patterns! And it's already on Ravelry, so queue it up! This simple stitch pattern can be worked flat or in the round to create 2 different pieces. It uses less than one skein of Malabrigo and knits up fast. (yarn shown: Naturally Handknit Me by Nashua) Materials: Malabrigo Merino Worsted, 1 skein … Continue reading Owl Cowl & Neckwarmer