Month: March 2010

Ecco Silk

This beautiful top was hand knit by Emily from a French Magazine- Bergere de France Ecco Silk is 100% Silk sport weight, 6 sts= 1″ on #6 knitting needle, 148 yards/50G skein Luckily there are a few places to purchase this magazine in English if you are a little rusty on your...

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Baby Surprise

Elizabeth Zimmerman’s popular baby pattern is brought to life in our lively KnitCol KnitCol is a self patterning superwash wool in a DK weight. (5.5 sts= 1″) Perfect for a last minute baby gift- this little sweater knit by Bonnie took 3 balls. She even added a collar for a special touch Check out our other patterns using...

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Cashmere Cardi

This is the year of the cardigan- but not just any cardigan. The big trend is to have a button-less cardigan with swing and drape. This fabulous little cardigan uses our Ecco Cashmere. It’s a soft, environmentally friendly laceweight cashmere in a lusciously natural palette. Want to see more ideas for this...

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Feels Like Spring

I’m sure many of you are tired of seeing that dreaded white fluffy stuff (especially if you live in the north east USA!) I’ve found a little lace shawl to bring a sense of cheer in leafy green spring shade. Lace shawls are surprisingly very warm and extremely lightweight. This makes them ideal for the transitioning seasons and also chilly evenings. This particular pattern Jeri used is Aeolian Shawl from knitty.com and only needed one skein of our Baby Alpaca Lace. Thank you Jeri for letting us show off your beautiful...

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The Zoz Cowl

I have written before about how crazed I am about cowls.  And even though the air is warming up and spring is just around the corner- a good cowl is seasonless.  I found this cowl recently on Ravelry by a designer named Andrea Satterlund.  She even knit it in my favorite cowl yarn- Baby Alpaca Grande.  I absolutely love the geometric look of this stitch pattern. Here’s what Andrea writes about her design: I had a hard time coming up with a name for this pattern. I thought about calling it Zzzs because the stitch pattern looks sort of...

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