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A skinny scarf in pale grey Cotton Gold with a long, thin blue stripe along one side of a very elongated triangle that has slots down the short side. The scarf is looped around the neck and the long, skinny end is threaded through the loops to create a graceful cowl.

Creating knitted accents with Rozetti Cotton Gold yarn

In our last chapter of our work with Universal Yarn's Rozetti Cotton Gold yarn, we're going to look at using ...
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A photo of a swatch of Cotton Gold, with (from top) reverse stocking stitch, stocking stitch, and garter stitch.

Knitting Rozetti Cotton Gold with another yarn

In this series of posts, we're testing Universal Yarn's Rozetti Cotton Gold, a fine yarn with sequins (or payettes) spaced ...
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a knitted swatch using Rozetting Cotton Gold Yarn and a ruler to measure the knitted stitches

Knit a benchmark sample using Rozetti Cotton Gold yarn

This week we're making discoveries with Universal Yarn's Rozetti Cotton Gold yarn. Now that we have examined the structure of ...
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A photo of a ripple shawl with oatmeal, orange, and brown with a sample made in oatmeal, purple, and thin gold stripes beside it

4 steps to the art of swatching and sampling yarn

This week, I was supplied with a healthy quantity of Rozetti Cotton Gold, a sparkly novelty yarn with evenly spaced ...
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A ball of off-white Cotton Gold with a strand coiled in front. The light bouncing off the yarn produces a light ring around the base of the ball. In the foreground is a strand of the yarn showing the spacing of the sequins and the glitter strand wrapped around 3 cotton plies.

Knitting with Rozetti Cotton Gold yarn

When I was a young girl, I followed in my mother’s footsteps and had several penpals. It was an exciting ...
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An orange jack-o-lantern bag with a plastic lining sitting on a table with a dark backdrop.

Be Hallowe’en ready with our knitted trick-or-treat bag

In yesterday's post we began to knit a trick-or-treat bag using Red Heart's Chunky Soft and Reflective yarns. Now that ...
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An orange knitted bag with a jack-o-lantern face and handle made in black, hanging from a hook.

A spider web base for a knitted trick or treat bag

The last two days' posts have been devoted to learning cast ons for circular knitting and different ways of forming ...
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A mint colored circle knitted from the center out, made with yarn over increases at the beginning of each of the 8 repeats which makes right-leaning spirals appear.

3 formations for knitted circles

Our journey this week is a knitted trick-or-treat bag using Red Heart Reflective yarn to keep your ghosts and goblins ...
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Two balls of orange reflective yarn with a ball of black yarn in the background

3 cast ons for knitted circles

Yesterday we explored the qualities and project possibilities of Red Heart's Reflective yarn. Today, we're going to work toward our ...
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Two photographs of the same yarn, the top one taken without flash,and the bottom one with. In the lower photo the reflective qualities of Reflective light up like stars in the sky!

Featured yarn: Red Heart Reflective

Reflective yarn first hit my knitting radar about four years ago. The pattern I saw was for a dog coat, ...
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