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
I have finally finished my November afghan!
Show your love of chevrons with the Double Chevron Lace Scarf!
I am using Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn for my September Afghan. (Yes, I know, I have already made two afghans from it this year, but it is one of my favorite yarns!) This will be made on the Addi Express Kingsize Knitting Machine. What do you think of these colors?
Free Pattern! We all like to choose soft and cuddly items for babies. This easy baby blanket is knit in Brioche stitch, so named because it resembles the soft, squishy texture of Brioche bread. This pattern will teach you my shortcut to working the Brioche stitch. If you can knit garter stitch and “knit 1, purl 1” ribbing, you can knit this blanket!
Can you guess what I am going to do with these squares?
Yay for FREE Yarn! This afghan is made entirely from scrap yarn.