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

Knitting Accessory Kit – Essential Tools – Product Review

19 Feb

This compact, inexpensive little set has everything you need for your knitting projects! Toss it in your knitting bag to have a wide selection of tools and notions at your fingertips, even when you are on the go.

This set is available here:
Bokit Knitting Accessory Kit – Basic Tools

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What is your favorite knitting or crochet tool?
Happy Yarning! 🙂

Choosing Yarn for the February Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months

2 Feb

Well, it’s officially February, so now I can show you the yarn that I have chosen for this month’s afghan… Knit Picks Brava Worsted! You can see my color choices in this video.

Can you guess what I have designed for my afghan with this yarn?
Happy Yarning! 🙂

25% off of ANY book on Amazon.com – Top Rated Knitting and Crochet Books

12 Dec

Check out this awesome deal on Amazon.com!
“Take an Extra 25% Off Any Book: Use promo code BOOKDEAL25 at checkout to get an extra 25% off any book for a limited time (up to $10 discount). Excludes Kindle eBooks and Audible Audiobooks.”

This code is good on any physical (not an ebook) book, but I always use these types of coupons on knitting and crochet books. 🙂 You can never have too many! It was so hard to choose just 10 to feature in this post. If it’s a book about yarn, it is almost always a good book. 😀

Customer Top-Rated Knitting and Crochet Books:

As always, don’t forget to read the “Terms and Conditions” for this coupon code. The promotion is valid for a limited time only, from December 11, 2014 at 5pm PST to December 14, 2014 at 11:59pm PST.

I learned to crochet at 7 years old with this book. It is one of the clearest learn-to-crochet books I have ever seen.

What is your favorite / most helpful knitting or crochet book?

Happy Yarning! 🙂

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Free Mug Cozy Knitting Pattern

15 Nov

Lace Mug Cozy - Free Knitting PatternWhether you drink tea, coffee, or hot cocoa, this mug cozy will make your cold-weather drink even more enjoyable. Continue reading

Western Riding Boots Crochet Pattern – Fits American Girl & other 18 inch Dolls

5 Nov

crochet pattern boots shoes button cowboy cowgirlNew Crochet Pattern for 18 inch American Girl Dolls… Western style Riding boots! These tall boots come up higher on the front of the leg and feature a strap around the ankle. Continue reading

Happy I Love Yarn Day!

10 Oct

yarnheartDid you know that today is national I Love Yarn Day? Celebrate with lots of yarn!

Check out these great deals on yarn:

25% off Entire Stock Yarn at Joann.com +++++ $2.99 Flat Rate Shipping – No minimum purchase

50% off Select Yarns at Mary Maxim +++++ Free Shipping with any $25 purchase – Use Coupon Code CJFS25 in your online shopping cart

Shop 1,000s of yarns at Amazon.com, Many of these yarns are on SALE!!!

How are you celebrating I Love Yarn Day? Happy Yarning! 🙂

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