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From front to back the colors Waterslide, Jump Rope, and Kick ball.

Multi-colored Hopscotch yarn makes it hard to skip the craft aisle

Hopscotch yarn from Red Heart is the perfect yarn for beginner knitters. It’s easy to work with and there are ...
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Evenly wound strands several layers deep create the best looking pompoms

A knitted beanie is enhanced by twisting stitches in the ribbing

This week we're looking at Universal Yarns Major. Yesterday, I shared a free beanie hat pattern to knit and today ...
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This hat spirals naturally to a point in a 5-panel twist. The colors in Major yarn enhances this look.

Knitting a beanie using marled yarn and THIS spiral textured shaping

Chunky marled yarn makes colorful, warm, and quick-to-knit accessories. This week we're looking at Major yarn, a great example of marled ...
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These subdued blues and grays will relax anyone who needs a break and a little warmth. Just add a cup of tea and a good book!

4 free patterns to knit with Major yarn

This week we're looking at a soft, quick-to-knit, squishy yarn called Major, by Universal Yarn. Yesterday I shared what happened ...
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The soft drape of this knit fabric is a result of a well-constructed yet soft and squishy yarn.

Should you hand-wash acrylic knits?

This week we continue to look at Major by Universal Yarn. This 100% acrylic yarn can be washed in cool ...
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Major is a soft, colorful bulky yarn that knits up into warm winter items with ease and speed.

Knitting with Major by Universal Yarn

Welcome back! This week we're looking at the qualities of Major, a soft, bulky yarn by Universal Yarn and its ...
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Red Heart's Two-Pointed Hat. Click through for the free pattern.

Knitting the Two-Point Hat pattern with Soft yarn

The pattern I chose to go over with you using Soft yarn by Red Heart is the Two-Pointed Hat pattern. I think ...
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The lovely colors Biscuit, Leaf and Sea Foam.

The qualities and benefits of knitting with Red Heart Soft yarn

Our yarn this week is Soft by Red Heart. I'm continually impressed by the range of high quality yarn produced ...
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This acrylic toque has a wedge of hot pink where the decreases begin, and the colors start to spiral in the opposite direction to the rest of the hat.

The pros and cons of singles and variegated yarns

All week, I've been working with and reviewing Alpaculence, a singles yarn in a light fingering weight, that has fiber ...
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This was made in Poems sock yarn and it will look FANtastic in Alpaculence!

The pattern hunt for Alpaculence yarn

We're sampling and playing with Alpaculence by Rozetti Yarns this week. If you've been reading along, you'll know that this ...
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The top sample was knit by "throwing" and the bottom one by "picking"/ Continental style. While the stitches didn't straighten right up, the difference in the angle of the stitches is visible in the bottom sample.

What to do when your yarn goes askew

This week we're reviewing Alpaculence, a singles yarn made by Rozetti Yarns. Monday we learned that the yarn I'm sampling ...
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This swatch gave me practice with paired increases made with yarn-overs and twisted stitches. Both techniques improved with this swatch.

2 things I learned from my knitted swatch other than gauge

This week I'm knitting with Sweet Roll by Premier Yarns. Yesterday, I explored making gradients with this self-striping yarn, and ...
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My not-so-hot attempt at a mitered square blanket blending my own gradients. The gradients are fine, the "square"? Not so much.

Knitting gradients with self-striping yarn

Self-striping yarn became popular with the quick growth, almost a movement, in sock knitting. Gradient yarns have become popular with ...
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Looking at the scarf at a 30 degree angle makes the Greek Key pattern jump out at you.

Shadow knitting with Sweet Roll Yarn

This week we're knitting with Sweet Roll yarn by Premier Yarns. This long color repeat self-striping yarn is ideal for ...
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Purl rows and knit rows with this Punch Pop colorway of Sweet Roll make the mystery project that will be revealed tomorrow.

3 patterns to knit with self-striping worsted weight yarn

This week we are knitting the lovely self-striping worsted weight yarn called Sweet Roll by Premier Yarns. Yesterday, we took ...
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These 2 rolls called Capuccino Pop (top left) and Caramel Swirl (right) make me thirsty to knit!

Knitting with Premier Yarns Sweet Roll, a self-striping yarn

This week we’ll take a look at this long repeat self-striping yarn by Premier Yarns called Sweet Roll. Sweet Roll ...
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The pattern that was on the label Very V-Stitch Cowl

Red Heart’s Strata yarn is perfect for summer knitting

Today we’re going over Red Heart’s Strata yarn; it might be bulky, but it's the perfect yarn for knitting during ...
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Red Heart's With Love yarn in the color Fruit Punch.

4 Tips for Knitting through the Summer

I know the weather is getting warmer and a lot of knitters are thinking about putting the needles away for ...
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Hand Knit Drink Cozy with Red Heart With Love in Iced Aqua and Fruit Punch

The Only Drink Cozy You’ll Ever Need

On a hot day, no one wants anything more than a cold drink, so keep it cold with a hand ...
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Summer lace shawl in the color Eggshell

Red Heart Lacy Summer Shawl

A Garment that Retains the Best Memories of your Summer This lacy summer shawl is knit up with Red Heart ...
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