Yarn Review: Knit Picks Brava

29 Aug

I love Knit Picks Brava. In fact, I have used over 40 skeins of it in the past 2 years!


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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 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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Rainbow Ridge Afghan – FREE Crochet Pattern

23 Jun

Free pattern! The Rainbow Ridge Afghan features the popular chevron stripe pattern with a textured twist. I chose to use 6 bright colors for my afghan, but this design would also be lovely as a baby blanket or in a neutral color palette.

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Finished April Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

6 May

I just finished my latest project… my April afghan! If you like chevrons, this afghan is for you!
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April Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

6 May

I am halfway done with my April Afghan…Crocheted in Knit Picks Brava Worsted!

Happy Yarning! 🙂

Knit Picks Caspian 10″ Straight Needle Set – Product Review

13 Apr

These Knit Picks Caspian Straight Knitting Needles are my new favorite needles. Watch the video below to find out why!

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