Yarn Review: Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering – Multi & Kettle Dyed

14 Apr

When I designed my Double Chevron Lace Scarf Pattern, I needed a warm, machine washable, fingering weight yarn with good stitch definition to highlight the lace pattern. I wanted the stitch pattern to shine. I didn’t want to use a multicolored yarn that would distract from the stitch pattern, but I didn’t exactly want a solid colored yarn, either. I decided to try Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering in the Kettle Dyed Delphinium colorway, which seemed to be just what I was looking for. It was the perfect yarn for my scarf. In fact, I loved it so much that I bought several more skeins (and will probably buy more in the future). So here’s my review of the Knit Picks Hawthorne Yarn. Continue reading

Mini Sweater Boots Crochet Pattern – Fits American Girl and other 18 inch Dolls

2 Jan

Your doll can keep up with all of the cold-weather trends! These cozy sweater boots can be worn folded up or down for two completely different styles. The boots button up the side of the doll’s leg. These boots would also make a great, inexpensive gift!

ugg sweater boot 18 inch doll american girl crochet pattern
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Happy Yarning! 🙂

Top 10 Cyber Monday Gift Picks for Yarn Lovers

1 Dec

I can’t believe it’s already December! Check out my top 10 favorite gift items for knitters and crocheters.