Sally’s Babette Blanket is stunning. Using a whomping 23 skeins of Koigu Premium Merino (KPM), Sally’s blanket is a labor of love for her son. And labor she did, Sally modified the blanket to be a little larger. Sally recommends getting 3 skeins of 8 colors to ensure even color variation. Feeling a little spunky? Throw in a color of KPPPM. The Babette Blanket pattern was published in the Spring 2006 issue of Interweave Crochet and is available for purchase online.
We’re so looking forward to seeing what Sally makes next. If you see her around, chat blankets and all things crochet.
Pictured above: The wall of Rasta at ImagiKnit; Diana and Samantha both wearing seed stitch moebius cowls of their own design. Made with just one skein of Malabrigo Rasta.
Need a thick and quick project that will pack a lot of punch? Try anything made out of Rasta. At 2-2.5 stitches per inch you can create quite a cozy cowl, from one skein, in a jiffy. ImagiKnit offers a free pattern with the purchase of a skein of yarn. Be sure to ask for it when you check out, or mention it in the special instructions if you’re purchasing online.
Super Bulky, 100% merino wool 90 yards per skein 150 grams per skein. Slightly felted Be sure to get enough yarn to complete your project since each bag is a different dye lot, and skeins may vary from bag to bag. Needles US 13 – 15 or 9 – 10mm. Gauge 8.0 to 10.0 sts = 4 inches Hand wash, dry flat
There’s a bit of a nip in the air and these beautiful Endpaper Mitt’s would definitely be a colorful way to keep hands warm in the mornings. Mimi made this beautiful pair using Malabrigo Extra Fine Merino, so you know that makes them super soft.
It’s time for our younger customers like Ingrid, to share their creations. Here she is, proudly showing off her first project, a scarf for her teacher. And back in April a class from the Children’s Day School stopped in the store for a field trip. Knitting improves hand-eye coordination, dexterity and is fun; don’t they look like they’re having fun? So get those kids in your life knitting this summer at Beginning Knitting for Kids. Check the class schedule for details.
It’s always a pleasure to see what gets made out of the yarn we sell. Gladys, at 101 years old, came in to buy yarn to knit beret for her 77 yr old son. Proof that knitting, is good for you!
Barbara made this gorgeous hristening gown for friend’s baby made out of Karabella Super Cashmere Fine. Pattern is Avery Christening Gown and is sure to be a treasured heirloom.
Diana and Samantha model seed stitch cowls of their own design. Made with just one skein of Malabrigo Rasta, that’s a fast knit and gorgeous!
Another Barbara, with a beautiful mitered cardigan made out of Noro Silk Garden.
Finally, Judith made this amazing yarn ball and needle ceramic tea pot. So creative!