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

Finished December Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

31 Dec

My December afghan is finished! I am so excited to be finished with the challenge!
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December Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

22 Dec

For my December Afghan, I am finally using my favorite colorway of Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn.

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Finished November Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

22 Dec

I have finally finished my November afghan!

Quilt Inspired Knitted Afghan - Yay For Yarn
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November Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

16 Nov

I have knit some of my Brava Worsted yarn into quarter-circles for my November Afghan.


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November – Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

3 Nov

For November, I am using Knit Picks Brava Worsted Yarn (again).


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Double Chevron Lace Scarf – NEW Knitting Pattern by Yay For Yarn

28 Oct

Show your love of chevrons with the Double Chevron Lace Scarf!

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October Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

15 Oct

I am using Bernat Super Value yarn to crochet my Granny Square creation!

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October Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

2 Oct

This month, I am trying a yarn I have never used before. Bernat Super Value is a worsted weight acrylic, similar in quality to Red Heart Super Saver, but a bit softer. I can’t wait to get started on this afghan so I can see what this yarn is like.

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Finished September Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

2 Oct

My September Afghan is finished! What do you think of it?

Quick and Easy Afghan knit on Addi Express Knitting Machine Continue reading