Trudy’s Instagram account captivated me from first glance. After many moons of enjoying her hand dyed yarn eye candy, I wanted to know more and discovered she’s eco! Trudy graciously granted an interview… as well as a Hoedown Showdown prize! Howdy, Trudy 🙂 Howdy, Trudy 🙂 “90 percent below the surface” on BFL, DK weight. I love her whole Iceberg series! “90 percent below the surface” on BFL, DK weight. I love her whole Iceberg series! from Trudy’s Instagram feed. from Trudy’s Instagram feed. “Maples” on Merino / Nylon “Maples” on Merino / Nylon from Trudy’s Instagram feed – yarn show. from Trudy’s Instagram feed – yarn show. Trudy’s metalwork! Twig inspired shawl pins perfect for your knitting! Trudy’s metalwork! …
Mark your calendars! I’ve got so many exciting events scheduled for you all this fall. Bundle: Pitch Cowl, Lagoon Shallows Cowl, Royal Tee, Coastal Reflection, & Marquise CutBuy 2, save 20%3, save 30%4, save 40%5, save 50% Looking forward: In addition to these fun events, I’ve got a season of releases scheduled to keep you “knitting happy” as the weather turns from dog days of summer HOT (like now) to cool, crisp, fog, frost, and ‘Let It Snow’!
Elegant cables form marquise cut jewels in this sophisticated knitwear top. The beauty of Marquise Cut is the effortless way it transforms to suit any fashion situation. Add optional glass beads to capture extra sparkle while emphasizing the crisp cable crossings reflected in the 58 facets distinctive of the marquise.
Misti Alpaca BC03 “Violet Flower” Misti Alpaca BC03 “Violet Flower” on US 7 washed / blocked Misti Alpaca BC03 “Violet Flower” on US 7 washed / blocked Best of Nature Organic Cotton skein wrapper Best of Nature Organic Cotton skein wrapper Misti Alpaca BC03 “Violet Flower” Misti Alpaca BC03 “Violet Flower” Swatching Misti Alpaca BC03 “Violet Flower” Swatching Misti Alpaca BC03 “Violet Flower” Misti Alpaca BC02 “Rich Earth” Misti Alpaca BC02 “Rich Earth” Special thanks to my friends at www.loveknitting.com who provided the yarn sample for this blog review. Find your skein here: loveknitting.com. The package arrived beautifully wrapped in an opaque bag, making it like opening a gift!
Everyone needs a good shawl for Fall, so I’ve joined up with a group of designers for a multi-designer shawl KAL on Instagram – #FallShawlKAL2017! *The KAL runs until October 15, 2017 on Instagram. We’ve got great prizes lined up to keep the IG fun going through th whole event! Since it’s sometimes hard to get all the info into IG’s available space we created a Raverly group. If you’ve got longer questions or just need a place where you can see all the details in one place, stop by here.
Love Ladies Night Out, but need a little extra support? Puddles and I have you covered with just a few extra picots created with your scrap yarn! Check out the “optional” directions in the Finishing section of your pattern. Or if you are a more visual person, watch the “Optional Straps How-To” video below. Video Want to watch it directly on You Tube? Copy & paste this link into your browser: https://youtu.be/LlXeVfJHYlQ
Thank you all for reading the interview with Marcela and commenting! Puddles (using random.org) picked LisaDP as the winner of this beautiful skein of yarn from Chile Knitz!
With the indiesunite month of Instagram prompts just coming to an end, I wanted to continue the indie love so I decided to interview one of my favorite Instagram friends, co-indie Marcela Chang Rojas! She graciously agreed and even threw in a give-a-way to celebrate a her newest release (more on that below). I first met Marcela in the Indie Design Gift-a-long and was captured by her commitment to eco when I saw her interview on TNBT (The Next Beautiful Thing) podcast. I was fascinated to learn about her culture in South America and how she stays true to her ethos while designing in Chile! Hi to all!!!My name is Marcela Chang and Im a knitwear designer from Chile. Super …
I love it when you guys ask questions about techniques! How-to “blank” knitting tips are my favorite things to talk about because there are so many wonderful techniques in the knitting world and lots of different ways of achieving the same end. But sometimes a specific technique is required in order to stay true to the principles of a particular design. Such a case occurred when Ladies Night Out was in testing. One of the lovely test knitters said she was new to top down sleeves with sleeve cap short rows when combined with on the bias knitting. She found this tutorial so helpful, I decided to include it in the pattern. Happy knitting! Video Or copy and paste this …
Knit in anticipation of your treasured Ladies’ Night Out – the one dedicated to girl talk. Get all dolled up in your FO, head to the hottest ticket in town, and hang the “no guys allowed” sign on your favorite drink, or spend the evening chalking it up while laughing with your friends. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with schematics and a full pattern cheat sheet. Check out the Knit Eco Chic channel on You Tube for 2 how-to videos –sleeve cap short rows and optional straps. $8.25