Arabella Scarf · Knitting · Knitting Kits · Skeino Yarn

Yarn Review – Skeino Arabella Scarf Kit

Product Name: Arabella Scarf Knitting Kit Company:  Skeino Fiber Content: 100% Extra Fine Merino Superwash Yarn (Fingering Weight) Per Kit: Eight (8) skeins braided; Approx 96 yards each (total 768 yards); 7 oz (200 grams) Gauge: 22 stitches/44 rows = 4 x 4 inches in Garter Stitch on US Size 6 (4.25 mm) needles Care:… Continue reading Yarn Review – Skeino Arabella Scarf Kit


Knitting Styles – Continental vs English

Which style of knitting do you use? Continental (holding yarn in your left hand and “picking” at it with the right needle) or English (holding the yarn in your right hand and “throwing” it around the right needle)?    I’ve always been a “thrower”(English-style). Only recently, I adjusted my knitting style to wrap the yarn… Continue reading Knitting Styles – Continental vs English

A Good Yarn Sarasota · Cabbage Key · Lorna's Laces · Shepherd Sock · yarn · yarn review

Yarn Review – Cabbage Key by Lorna’s Laces

Product Name: Shepherd Sock in an Exclusive Colorway “Cabbage Key“ Company: Lorna’s Laces via A Good Yarn in Sarasota, FL Fiber Content: 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon Per Skein: Approx 100g, 430 yds (Fingering Weight) Gauge: 7 stitches = 1 inch on US Size 1 knitting needles Care: Machine wash cold, Machine dry until just damp.  Lay flat to finish. I… Continue reading Yarn Review – Cabbage Key by Lorna’s Laces

Asbury Park · Handdyed Yarn · Knitting · Knitting Lace · On The Round Yarn · Ravelry · Shawls · shawls

Greetings from Asbury Park

I’m so excited to share my first pattern of 2016,  Asbury Park, which is now available on Ravelry! Asbury Park is an asymmetrical, triangular-shaped shawl with a lace edge reminiscent of waves.  The shawl is worked flat with a lace edge on one side.  Since the lace edging is also worked in garter stitch, the shawl… Continue reading Greetings from Asbury Park

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Yarn Review – Silver Spun Sport

Product Name: Silver Spun Company: Feel Good Yarn Company Fiber Content: 87% Combed Cotton,  11% Silver, 2% Lycra Per Skein: Approx 50g, 173 yds (Sport weight) Gauge: 23-26 stitches/33-36 rows using US Size 3-5 (3.25-4.25) knitting needles Care: Handwash & Dry Flat I recently received a skein of Silver Spun yarn from Feel Good Yarn Company.  I… Continue reading Yarn Review – Silver Spun Sport

knitmas · Knitting

merry knitmas – part 3

Today, let’s look at some more great gift ideas for your favorite knitter including notions, decorative items and a few yarn clubs. If you’re looking for Christmas gifts, I’d suggest checking shipping times. 🙂 Click on the pics below to get to the various websites. Knitters love stitchmarkers to keep their place at the beginning of a… Continue reading merry knitmas – part 3