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Podcast Episode #17! April 8, 2018 – Posted in: Podcast, Project Ideas

Our 17th podcast episode is now live on YouTube! In this episode we talk about our recent trip to the Edinburgh Yarn Festival, London, and the H+H Trade Show in Cologne. We also show some of our finished projects and WIPS, talk about dream knitting projects, and show a few new and re-stocked products in the store. Be sure to stay tuned for a slideshow of our trip at the end of the episode! Enjoy!…

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New Espace Tricot pattern: The Cooler Side of Warm January 24, 2018 – Posted in: Espace Tricot Patterns, Online store, Project Ideas

We have a new FREE pattern for you this week!The Cooler Side of Warm is a cozy cowl knit from the bottom up. It begins with 1×1 ribbing knit flat and then is joined to be worked in the round. As a result, it has a split-hem on one side that allows it to sit comfortably on the shoulder and lie flat against the back and chest. It is finished with 1×1 rib on a…

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New store samples! January 19, 2018 – Posted in: Online store, Project Ideas, Store Samples

Rockin’ Rows by Martina Behm Our version ofMartina Behm’s Rockin? Rowscombines a SweetGeorgia Prismatic Mini Set andArtfilBelle in the White Sands colourway to create a stunning finished object – if we say so ourselves! The colours are so beautiful and perfectly assembled in this kit from SweetGeorgia and soft and springy Belle is always a treat to work with. Chevron stripes and frequent colour changes make this project engaging from beginning to end – no…

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New free pattern: Fast Track! December 15, 2017 – Posted in: Espace Tricot Patterns, Project Ideas

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fast-track We have another free pattern for you this week! Fast Track is a striking scarf that, as its name suggests, works up gratifyingly quickly with superbulky Madelinetosh ASAP on large needles. The ?racing? stripe along one side adds some edge to the simple design. Our version is super long for maximum Dr Who-like impact. However, if you prefer a shorter length, two skeins (instead of 3) of the main colour will yield a scarf…

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New store sample: Pine Bough Cowl by Dianna Walla December 12, 2017 – Posted in: Online store, Project Ideas, Store Samples

The Pine Bough Cowl by Dianna Walla is a beautiful, graphic cowl with a botanical feel. We used Tanis Fiber Arts PureWash DK for our store sample and love the soft yet structured hand of the finished fabric. The pattern is well-written and easy to follow and watching the gorgeous motifs develop quickly on the needles while you knit provides lovely motivation. We thinkthese colours are vibrant and festive but the Pine Bough Cowl is…

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New free pattern from Espace Tricot: Cozy Up December 8, 2017 – Posted in: Espace Tricot Patterns, Project Ideas

As the cold weather winds its way towards us, this thick and squishy throw in Cascade Yarns Mondo is just the right partner to cozy up to! Knit on 25.0 mm (US 50) needles, it works up in a flash and makes a great statement piece draped over a sofa or your favourite armchair! The superfine alpaca and wool blend of Mondo gives it an airy yet substantial fabric that makes you want nothing more…

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You still have time to knit these gifts! – Posted in: Project Ideas

We have lots of customers looking for quick knits for gifts these days (quelle surprise!) so I took some time to browse through our store samples on Ravelry this afternoon and put together this little post chock full of projects you still have time to pull off before the holidays! Good luck everyone, the countdown is on! May the force be with you 🙂 – Melissa Swirling Cowl Swirling Cowlby Signe Marie Richter is a…

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