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Knit Night was a success! Here's the cowl all done with one skein.

Knit a textured cowl with only 1 skein of Big Time yarn

When I knit with yarn that is dyed with long color repeats, I really try to find ways to "drag" ...
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On a narrow swatch the color bands of Stravinsky are quite wide

Knit fast and easy projects with Classic Shades Big Time

Continuing our "work" with the Classic Shades yarn family, today we play with Classic Shades Big Time, a bulky yarn that's ...
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4 different swatches of Classic Shades yarn showing different patterns in the way the repeats are spaced

What can you knit with long-repeat multicolored yarn?

So many different multicolored yarns are available in shops and from online stores these days. There are speckled, dip-dyed, kettle ...
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1 year-old wearing a top-down hand-knit cardigan in Classic Shades Metallic

Knitting a top-down children’s cardigan

This week I'm working with the Classic Shades family of yarns from Universal Yarns. Yesterday we looked at the details ...
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Close up of the Umbrella colorway showing the glitter and halo.

Knitting with Classic Shades Metallic

While many of us have had a hot dry summer and cotton knits or socks and washcloths have been all ...
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