Color Me Surprised

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Gorgeous Gradients (2020 theme), Pattern Related, Puddles, Yarn Leave a Comment

On Monday, these skeins were almost all knit up into this year’s MKAL design!  To get an idea of the size… Puddles front paw is on one wing and his back paws were on the other with still more shawl behind him – 44 inch span! Designing within 10% so you don’t lose at yarn chicken makes for lots of little balls bopping upon Puddles head as I knit. Today, this is what they look like. 12 yarn balls all in a row, 2 different gradient sets see how they go So, I decided to make some lemonade!  Before I started, I’d wanted to take a photo of the 2 bases next to each other and them promptly forgot, eagerly …

Milady Admiral Beaded outline version Fearless Feet Fibers

Milady Admiral

Lindsay Lewchuk 2020 New Releases, Cuffs, Patterns

As an Admiral butterfly lights upon the trickling waterfall in a garden fountain, Milady Admiral gloves elegantly portray the scene.  Soft as a butterfly’s fluttering wings, Milady Admiral graces hands with loving stitches.  Admiral butterflies sparkle upon your wrist while the added sheen of glass beads is certain to brighten any day.  Drop stitches invite all butterflies to take flight.  This gentle touch of the butterfly’s wings warms your heart.  With Admiral’s kisses, enjoy these stitches.

Sharing 2020

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, eco world, Pattern Related 2 Comments

Formerly, True Vineyard Ministries, this organization rebranded earlier this year to have their mission match their brand.  After prayerfully considering the options of which mission to support, I decided to give Handspun Hope another year.  What drew me back to this organization for another year is how well suited our philosophies are in that we’re both eco-enthusiasts loving the world around us in Christ through fiber arts. 

The Stacks shawl

The Stacks

Lindsay Lewchuk 2020 New Releases, Patterns, Scarves, Shawls, Spring, Summer

Wandering through labyrinths of rocks formations or books, “The Stacks” will mark your path in your stitches. Academic from the start, this design knows the importance of breaking from book learning to explore the great outdoors. Whether a beginner on the needles, or well-studied in yarn wrangling, this no-shaping rectangular shawl design packs a visual punch of knitting interest.