That's a Lot of Pink

That's a Lot of Pink
Wow, I am SO excited. I’m starting to get more comments every day (I love that!)— thank you everyone. Please continue to ask questions and leave remarks! Today’s question: PersnicketyKnitter Says:"I love how that blue yarn turned out with all the variations of color. I think it’ll look great as in that...

Lost Weekend

Lost Weekend
Another working weekend . . . I did manage to get out on my bike a little, and to class. But mostly I looked at the yard from the office where I was chained to my desk. I did not start back on my weight-lifting program, or do yoga, or...

Benefits of Natural Wool

Benefits of Natural Wool
Natural wool is the number one choice for many fiber artists. It produces high quality yarn that knits or crochets with ease. With the care and effort that goes into handmade gifts, it makes sense to prioritize high quality materials for such cherished possessions.  Natural wool is eco-friendly - it...

Origin of Better Breakfast Yarn

Origin of Better Breakfast Yarn
Better Breakfast is one of our bestselling line of yarns. It’s springy, durable, and comfortable for even the most sensitive of skins. But what makes up this incredibly soft and squishable fiber? Better Breakfast is is a blend of 55% Merino, 35% dehaired Alpaca, and 10% Nylon. The dehaired alpaca makes...

Origin of Polwarth Wool

Origin of Polwarth Wool
Polwarth Sport has gained a large amount of attention since its release during the March Barn Box event. Made from 100% Polwarth wool, this medium-fine grade fiber has the buttery soft feel of merino with a longer staple length. It offers excellent stitch definition and a bit of sheen, as...

My Tip for Faster Knitting (That You Can Actually Enjoy)

My Tip for Faster Knitting (That You Can Actually Enjoy)
Well, the first month of the new year is wrapping up, and I admit it’s had its ups and downs, but I’m not complaining. I’m hopeful for the year ahead and looking forward to new patterns, new yarns and new growth opportunities (both personally and professionally) and I hope you...

Easter is a Time For New Starts

Easter is a Time For New Starts
Some people who faithfully visit Knitspot and read almost every post do not leave comments. That’s because I actually know them in real life. Of course, they will ask questions about things I’ve posted or comment to me in person. I guess I compartmentalize things a lot more than I think I do, because it...

See the Sea

See the Sea
Back in January, we wrapped up our ENVY 2015 Club with this final design, See the Sea - an asymmetrical crescent shawl that makes the most of a gradient yarn or one with random striping, the kind of colorations you get when hand spinning with dyed roving. The pattern includes two sizes; one...

The G.O.A.T Yarn Origin

The G.O.A.T Yarn Origin
Our new the G.O.A.T. yarn is truly the greatest of all time. Available in fingering and lace weight, this high quality blend was custom spun from a mix of mohair and merino fibers. Can you think of a squishier blend? The luxurious sheen and softness will blow you away in...