September 19, 2014

Free Pattern Friday: Llama Una Slouch

Winter is on the way!  Are you ready?  Keep your noggin warm and cozy with this 100% llama slouch hat.

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Whether you’re a fairisle pro or are looking for a foray into color knitting, this ombre hat is the perfect pick.

It calls for two balls (one of each color) of the new Mirasol yarn Llama Una.  This DK weight yarn is made from 100% soft baby llama.  Similar to alpaca, it is fluffy, warm and totally addictive.  Llama has a natural drape, making it a great choice for slouchy hats.  Take a peek at our color selection and grab the free pattern here!


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September 12, 2014

Free Pattern Friday: Squelette Shawl

Want a warm and light-as-air shawl to cozy up under this winter?  Check out Berroco’s Squelette featuring their scrumptious new yarn Andean Mist.

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This oversized triangular shawl works up quickly on size 8 needles.  The leaf border will keep you entertained without driving you up the wall.  Requiring only 3 balls of Andean Mist, the total project cost is less than $25!

style_berroco_andean_mistAndean Mist is a super soft blend of suri alpaca and mulberry silk.  We have a dozen colorways to tempt you with.  Check out our full selection here!


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September 5, 2014

Free Pattern Friday: Seasons Set

Stay warm with Ella Rae Seasons! seasons-fpfThis self-striping softy knits up quickly with a lot of loft.  Since the colors change automatically, you’ll achieve a dramatic effect with minimal effort.

You can knit this hat and scarf combo using one of the many colors of Seasons.  It takes only two skeins to make both items.  Download the free pattern here and browse our selection of Seasons to select your favorite colorway!


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August 22, 2014

Free Pattern Friday: Pompe Hat and Scarf

This pattern is just too fun not to feature!pompe-free-pattern

Ella Rae’s Pompe is preloaded with squishy pompons that disperse randomly as you knit.  It comes in a rainbow of kid-friendly colors.  You can make your kiddo this fun hat and scarf combo using just two balls!

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Download the free pattern here and take a look at the color options here on our web store.


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August 8, 2014

Free Pattern Friday: Baby Baseball Jacket

Both baseball and baby shower season is upon us, so why not knit something that the “coaches to be” will adore?

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This adorable baseball jacket pattern was originally released in Debbie Bliss’s Baby Cashmerino Book (Volume 4), but it is now available for free from Knitting Fever!

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You can knit this jacket using the colors shown or customize it to celebrate the parents’ favorite team!  We are pretty partial to orange, black and white (go Giants!) but we’ll of course help you create your own combo.

You can download a free copy of the pattern here and view the many colors of Baby Cashmerino that are available by clicking here.  Happy Friday!


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