Free Pattern Friday: Calico Jakar Headband and Cowl Set

April 28, 2017

 Whip up a super cute cowl and headband set for spring!

The pattern calls for Calico Jakar, a soft cotton/acrylic blend that is machine washable and dryable. 

The pattern comes in two sizes: child and adult.  Two skeins of Calico Jakar are needed for either size. 

The Calico Jakar Headband and Cowl Set is a cute addition to any wardrobe! The set would make a great gift too (hint - Mother's Day is right around the corner!). 

You can grab the pattern here and the yarn here.  

Happy Knitting! 

Customer Creations!

April 26, 2017

It's time for our favorite post - Customer Creations!

Kiran looks so adorable in this outfit made by super talented mom Jessica. Kiran is one well dressed little guy! 

Check out Rena's Rasta cowl. It looks great on her! And the sweater - love the bobbles!


Alison's blanket in Rios is gorgeous! We love the colors!


Julie's Doodler is amazing!  What a great color combo!


We just love Huib's scarves - this one matches his beard! 

Anne's shawl is stunning!

Carla finished her baby blanket using Baby Blossom Chunky - the pattern is so pretty!

Check out Idris in his little snood made by mom Michelle - so cute!  And it stays on! 

Jenny's sweater is simply stunning!  She's so talented!

Check out the textured stitches in Judy's Honeycomb blanket made using Encore Worsted! Love the color colmbo!

Speaking of textures.....Larry's work is amazing!  He looks just fabulous in his cabled sweater that is his own design. 

Check out Jane's stunning cabled sweater! 

Mark does beautiful work in silk!


We fell  in love with Mariyn's slipper socks! The colorwork is gorgeous!

Rick's crochet scarf in Mechita is beautiful!  We love this stitch pattern!

A while back we went complete bonkers over this bikini made of Nebula (neoprene - yes, neoprene) crocheted by Michelle. Clever!

Thank you all for sending us pictures and allowing us to take pictures of your wonderful work! We inspire each other in our world of making!  

Free Pattern Friday: One Side Cowl

April 21, 2017

Need a super cute, super fast, 1-skein project? The One Side Cowl is perfect!

The One Side Cowl by Sandy Harris calls for 1 skein of Bamboo Bloom Handpaints, a thick and thin yarn in fun colors. 

Check out the lovely stitch pattern. 

The cowl is knit using size US 10.5 needles so this is a quick knit.

You can get the pattern here and the yarn here.  

Happy Knitting!

Free Pattern Friday: Windlass Shawl

April 14, 2017

Get your spring on with the Windlass Shawl!

Windlass by Amy Palmer combines dropped stitches and easy elongated stitches in a top-down triangular shawl.  The stitch pattern is so pretty!

The pattern calls for 2 balls of Berroco Remix Light, a light and soft wool-free blend of recycled fibers.  

Can't wait to get started?  

Click here for the pattern.  Click here for the yarn.

Happy Knitting!

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