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

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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DIY Yarn Bombed Striped Flip Flops – Made with Lion Brand BonBons

5 Sep

Yarn bomb your flip flops! You can make a pair to go with each of your favorite summer outfits. Personalize these flip flops to match your unique style!

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DIY Yarn Bombed Patriotic Flip Flops – Made with Lion Brand BonBons

5 Sep

These flip flops are great for any patriotic American holiday! Or, make them in another color combination to accent your favorite summer outfit. Personalize these flip flops to match your unique style!

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DIY Yarn Bombed Colorblock Flip Flops – Made with Lion Brand BonBons

1 Sep

Yarn bomb your flip flops! You can make a pair to go with each of your favorite summer outfits. Personalize these flip flops to match your unique style!

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Finished June Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

30 Jun

My Afghan for June is finished! I love the look and feel of this squishy stitch pattern.


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Finished May Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

23 Jun

I am so excited to show you my May Afghan! This design was inspired by windmill quilt blocks. I made the entire afghan on my Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine.

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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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Choosing Yarn for the April Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

10 Apr

The April Afghan will be crocheted from Knit Picks Brava Worsted yarn.

Happy Yarning! 🙂