Well then, this is going to be something rather special, isn't it? I'm not sure what it says about me, but I find scalloped edges on knitting almost unbearably entertaining. The only thing that reassures me is that I've heard from quite a few of you that you like them, too! And mix in a scalloped edge and some Devon by Black Bunny Fibers, and you're pretty much going to have magic. I can't really be expected to resist.
Lycaena virgaureae Knit Along
I’ll be having knit alongs for each of the pattern pairs in The Knitter’s Curiosity Cabinet, Volume II. This month we're starting the two patterns inspired by the Lycaena virgaureae print (you can click on the print to see it bigger, it really is quite lovely). That's these delicate orange socks. And this delicious orange shawl. If you’d like to join in, swing on by the ravelry thread and get knitting. This is pretty laid back for a knit along (too many rules make my head hurt). The general idea is cast on any time now…knit…post a picture showing your [...]
Book Yarn, Part II
Next up, Black Bunny Fibers. Now I believe my position on the whole orange issue has been well established. Namely 'yes please' and 'let's do that again.' So I don't think anyone will be surprised to see colors like this in the next book. On the right we've got BFL Luxe Blend in Hedgehog's Nose (love this title, I used to have a hedgehog and it's spot on). This is a 70% blue-faced leicester, 20% silk, 10% cashmere yarn, and it is tremendously lovely. Now I'll be honest, it's a hair on the thin side for how I like to [...]
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