Saturday, April 30, 2011

Sedona by C2Knits

Designed by Cheri Christian - c2knits

Knit in Sierra (80% Pima Cotton/20% Merino Wool - 191 yds/100 g) - 4-5 sks

Available in sizes - 32-51" chest circumference

Sedona is a simple anytime cardi with ribbing on the front band and collar.  Knit top-down, this comfortable, yet stylish cardigan will be sure to be a favorite.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Giddy Up By Katie Boyette

Giddy Up
Designed by Katie Boyette
Published on Ravelry and Etsy

Knit in Cascade 220

Size 3 mos

These adorable boots would look fabulous on any young cowgirl or cowboy!  Knit in the round, they also involve intarsia and cabling.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Flying by Talitha Kuomi

Designed by Talitha Kuomi

Knit in Pima Silk (85% Pima Cotton/15% Silk - 109 yd/50 g) - 2 balls

Finished measurements - 5" x 70"

Designed for the Knit Circus Spring Retreat

A bright lace scarf is the perfect spring project!  With only 8 rows of pattern per repeat, the choice of written instructions or chart, and size US 9 needles, Flying makes a great first lace project.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Patternfish - Squeaker Birds by Julie Anderson

Squeaker Birds
Designed by Julie Anderson
Published in Patternfish

Knit in Cascade 220

These adorable birds were designed with children in mind (including putting a little squeaker inside).  The pattern includes instructions for a penguin, robin, baby bird, and crow - but you can mix and match beaks, bodies, and feet to create your own special bird.  They are a fabulous stash-buster project since each bird only requires about 80 yds of yarn.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Dust Bunnies from Mochimochi Land

Dust Bunnies
Designed by Anna Hrachovec - mochimochi land

Knit in Cascade 220 - 100% Peruvian Highland Wool - 220 yds/100 g

These adorable dust bunnies are the sort you don't mind having around, but they are much more likely to be on your bed than under them!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Giraffe Hat by Audry Nicklin

Giraffe Hat
Designed by Audry Nicklin - Bear Ears

Adult Hat - Cascade 220 (100% Peruvian Highland Wool -220 yds/100 g) - 1 sk each of 2415 and 5010

Baby Hat - Heritage (75% Superwash Merino Wool/25% Nylon - 437 yds/100 g) - 1 sk each of 5644 and 5643
These adorable hats have crocheted ears and horns and Fair Isle spots on the body of the hat.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Green Hills and Valleys Shawlette by Amanda Lilley

Green Hills and Valleys Shawlette
Designed by Amanda Lilley
Published in Etsy and Ravelry

Knit in Heritage Silk (85% Superwash Merino Wool/15% Mulberry Silk; 437 yds/100 g) - 1 skein

Easy elegance in the form of a sophisticated shawlette defines Amanada's new design.  The merino/silk blend lends drape, warmth and a subtle shine.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Patternfish - Ruched Ruffled Scarf by Cheryl Beckerich

Ruched Ruffled Scarf
Designed by  Cheryl Beckerich
Published in Patternfish

Knit in Pure Alpaca (100% Baby Alpaca - 220 yds/100 g) - shown in #3033 (White) - 2 sks

Knit a elegant scarf out of scrumptious worsted weight alpaca.  The pattern stitch is reversible and the ruffle utilizes short rows.  The scarf is ruched by picking up stitches further down on the scarf and knitting those stitches with the live ones on the needle.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Patternfish - The Northern Felted Log Cabin Blanket

The Northern Felted Log Cabin Blanket
Designed by Elizabeth Carls
Published in Patternfish

Knit in Cascade 220 - 100% Peruvian Highland Wool - 220 yds/100 g

This gorgeous felted wool blanket with provide both warmth and color!  Knit in garter stitch, each square is knit separately - the perfect take-along project for any level knitter.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Knitscene Summer 2011 - Mie Pullover by Sarah Fama

Mie Pullover
Designed by Sarah Fama
Published in Knitscene Summer 2011 - Available on Newsstands April 19!

Knit in Cotton Rich DK (64% Cotton/36% Nylon -135.6 yds/50 g) - shown in color #1457 (Cheddar) - 5-10 sks

Available in sizes 30.5 - 50.5"

The Mie Pullover is the perfect basic summer scoop-neck with some extra details - reverse stockinette stitch on the body and triangle side panels.  This wardrobe staple would work equally well with shorts, capris, jeans or a skirt.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - Spring/Summer 2011 - Verdant by Susan Newhall

Designed by Susan Newhall
Published in - Spring/Summer 2011 

Knit in Alpaca Lace - 100% Baby Alpaca - 437 yds/50 g
[MC] #1409 Caribbean Heather: 4 skeins
[CC1] #1420 Highland Green: 1 skein
[CC2] #1417 Indigo: 1 skein

[CC3] #1419 Lake Chelan Heather: 1 skein
[CC4] #1421 Spring Green: 1 skein

Susan knit this lovely wrap out of our laceweight alpaca knit loosely with her new color-work technique - Blended Intarsia.  Light plays with the colors for an almost stained-glass effect.