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I can SO imagine this poncho done with Rosa where the Latte is in the photo, Caffe where the Pietro is (upper left in the photo) and the Melanzana down the right side!

Vera yarn – a happy ending to An Italian Story

In yesterday's post, I looked at Ombra, a self-striping yarn from An Italian Story premium yarn collection. Well, this is ...
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My swatch using Ora yarn from Red Heart An Italian Story premium line

Ora – An Italian Story in a bulky knit

Ciao, Bellas! Benvenute! Welcome to An Italian Story, courtesy of Red Heart yarn. We begin our story with Ora, a ...
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Some of the bright and happy colorways of Red Heart Chic Sheep

Colorful Chic Sheep – pure wool, pure knitting fun

There's a lot of ground to cover in this series of posts! For the next five days, I'll be reviewing ...
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Can you imagine yourself wrapped in this soft and airy set?

In Stormy Alaska, leftover yarn is a knitted lacy cowl to the rescue

This week, I’m knitting with Rozetti Yarns Alaska, a light and airy yarn that wraps one in warmth and softness ...
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Join me today as I reverse the colors for the toque that matches the Choux Cowl! The effect is awesome! And again, Rozetti Yarn Alaska is so light yet warm.

Knitting a matching plaid hat for the Choux Cowl

This week, I’m knitting with Rozetti Yarns Alaska, a light and airy yarn that wraps one in warmth and softness ...
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Choux Cowl

Knitting with Alaska – the Choux Cowl

This week, I’m knitting with Rozetti Yarns Alaska, a light and airy yarn that wraps one in warmth and softness ...
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I chose the Pink Sand colorway because my bathroom wallpaper is soft pink with sea shells and the tile is beige, but this colorway actually goes better with my 'pink flamingo' shower curtain. I love it!

Pomp-a-Doodle and Loop-it – together – make the best bathmat!

I started out this series of posts with Loop-it yarn and put it through some paces: the finger knitting for ...
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Fern Grotto lace in the color Grape

Effortless Fern Grotto lace swatch knitted in Bamboo Pop

We went deep into the benefits of Bamboo fiber, yesterday, but I’ve got to do one more lace stitch with ...
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Bamboo Pop with lots of swatches to show off the beautiful stitch definition.

Knitting with Bamboo Pop yarn for a friend

Yesterday I went over the Ocean Lace stitch by Melissa Leapman, today I'll talk about Bamboo Pop and for whom ...
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Ocean lace stitch in the color Turquoise. It really reminds me of the ocean!

Bamboo Pop is like finding the perfect frame for a piece of knitted art

Yesterday I went over the waffle stitch and how it’s a more subtle stitch knit up in Bamboo Pop yarn ...
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Bamboo Pop in the color Royal worked with a Waffle stitch

The Waffle Stitch using Bamboo Pop yarn

Since the Clematis Cowl stitch worked out so well decided to try out other stitches. Bamboo Pop really is the ...
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The Clematis Cowl knit in Bamboo Pop

Bamboo Pop makes twisting eyelets lace pattern shine

Bamboo Pop has been featured on KNITmuch before, Charles gave a very thorough overview of this yarn in Knitting with ...
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All my knitted results for my week of knitting with Finn - remember, this photo shows the full ball of purple I used - the butterfly is the leftover! Now, I’ll finish knitting the thumb while I drink that coffee from my “Create” mug. Create, indeed!

Mittens and fingerless mitts from Finn

As our exploration of Finn comes to a close, I plan to expand on our theme from yesterday's post where ...
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The colors for our Fair Isle gloves: l-r, Jam, Rainforest, Woodstar, Rose Quartz, and Hyacinth.

Fair Isle gloves made of Finn yarn

Today is goal day! Our experiments with Finn are finally over, and I'm ready to begin our gloves. I'm working ...
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Decisions, decisions! On the left is the first sample, most of which was ultimately used in my pattern. In the middle sample, I tried two patterns for the palm, and even adjusted the top pattern along the way. On the right sample, I tried the zigzag pattern from the second sample with the motif from the first sample.

Swatching for Fair Isle gloves with Finn

Today is the most fun I've had all week with Finn. Finn is a 50% acrylic, 25% merino wool and ...
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In this, the first of several samples, I'm trying out a motif for the back of the hand, a motif that I can use as a spacer, if I need it. I'm also trying out a pattern for the palm of the hand.

Finn and tension and negative ease

This week I'm knitting with Finn, a sport-weight yarn that has 50% affordable acrylic fiber and 25% each fine merino ...
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The finished product should look like this!

Knitting on the edge, the lace edge

The Soothing Shawl is a roller coaster from beginning to end. Yesterday I talked about the seed stitch body, but ...
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The best part about the Soothing Shawl pattern? The body is completely reversible, this is actually the wrong side.

A soothing yarn makes a soothing shawl

Knitting the Soothing Shawl pattern is a great follow up to what I talked yesterday about Uptown Worsted Tapestry see this yarn review ...
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Uptown Worsted Tapestry in the color Midnight Blues, a personal favorite. This one looks like it straight-up self stripes!

New! Uptown Worsted Tapestry: plush and no pilling

Yesterday we talked about knitting the Overcast Cap with Uptown Worsted Mist. It’s a lovely pattern that shows off the ...
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The pattern photo from the Faux Fair Isle Scarf

Fair Isle, Flecks and Stripes yarns make the gift making season easy!

Yesterday we talked about the new yarn, Red Heart Super Saver Fair Isle. The Faux Fair Isle Knit Cowl is the ...
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