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Yarn Review: Hemp Tweed Chunky

December 05, 2016

Hemp Tweed Chunky is a beautiful yarn and is wonderful to work with.  The hemp tweed blend has a slightly rustic look.  

Hemp Tweed Chunky

The swatch was done using size US 10 needles. It's soft, blocks out wonderfully and will continue to soften with use. 

Posted by ImagiKnit Corp in Diane's Corner, Yarn Review

Free Pattern Friday: Santa hat

December 02, 2016

Knit up this super adorable Santa Hat for a special someone in your life!  

Free Pattern Friday Santa Hat

The Santa Hat pattern calls for one skein each of two colors of Cascade 220 Superwash on size 6 needles. You can also use Cascade 220 Superwash Merino or Cascade 220

Free Pattern Friday Santa hat

The pattern includes a wide range of sizes based on head circumference so there is a size for everyone!  This hat will be enjoyed for many years to come! 

Grab the pattern here and the yarn here

Happy Knitting! 

 

Posted by ImagiKnit Corp in Free Pattern Friday, Holiday Knitspiration

Fibershed KAL

November 30, 2016

We're participating in Fibershed's first KAL!  The Fibershed KAL was launched at the recent Wool Symposium. 

Fibershed KAL

The pattern is Radiata, a super cute hap style shawl by Emily Cunetto.  

Radiata

Our yarn choice is Twirl Yarn from Twirl Farm in beautiful Napa County, part of our Fibershed.  We recently had an opportunity to visit Twirl Farm and spend the day dying yarn with Mary Pettis-Sarley so we have a special connection with this yarn.   

We're making good progress so far.  We're loving the pattern and of course, we're loving the yarn!  

fibershed kal

Join us on the KAL!

Click here for the pattern (via Ravelry).  Click here for the yarn

Click here to learn more about the Fibershed KAL

(Top photo courtesy of Fibershed.) 

Yarn Review: Dromedary

November 29, 2016

Camel and merino - what a wonderful blend!  Dromedary is so, so nice to work with. Soft, has a wonderful hand and glides right off the needles. Dromedary is the type of yarn that makes you want to keep on knitting!  

 Dromedary

Size US 6 metal needles were used for the swatch. The fabric produced has such a nice drape and a very luxurious feel.  Love it!

 

Posted by ImagiKnit Corp in Diane's Corner, new and noteworthy yarn, Yarn Review

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