Let’s knit together an adventure in brioche!
Such a wonderful event Ruth Brasch created in her uplift make along. Thank you for joining me in uplifting so many indie designers (myself included)! As it ends, I wanted to recap the final projects I made in this off Rav event.
Summer fun and daring designs come together in Take the Plunge. Cast on an exciting adventure from your favorite knitting chair! Summer breezes greet both you and your stitches as you intentionally drop, squeal, and dive.
Let summer breezes waft through your stitches in Submerge. This asymmetrical drop shawl features alternating cables for a rippling effect through the design. As if lighting upon the water’s edge, butterfly dip stitches flutter through the I-cord Bind Off. To keep it simple for those wanting a shallow end dip into drops, only the drop stitches are purled making them easily recognizable throughout the work.
Adventure meets seamless knitting in Plunge. Who’d ever guess this pattern would have so much personality. What you knit belies what will be… like a Plunge in the deep end, exhale as you rise and drop the drops to reveal the ending surprise, letting cool breezes flow through. With two styles of drop cables (A and B), two neck styles (crew and scoop), two sleeves (short and sleeveless) and two lengths (crop and full) you’re sure to find a combination to suit your summer wardrobe needs.
Our newest release, Butterfly Silk, features optional colourwork with some beautiful colour transitions! But that necessitates the question, how to carry the yarn? I know there are tons of methods out there – from the “no carrying, I cut and weave in ALL those extra ends” camp to the super sly “hide it in my knitting” camp and everything in between.
Month 2 of the Uplift Make Along (UMAL) has come to an end. My dessert knitting resulted in some rather delicious FOs!
We’re going to continue another year sharing with Handspun Hope! Last year saw so much wonderful growth with that ministry. Our 2020 Sharing partner, Handspun Hope, has been raising money these last few months to build “The Will Barnhill Counseling Center” at their yarn dyeing / crafting compound in Rwanda. As we wrap up our business year end this month what a way to celebrate – this week they announced the second story of said building is now fully funded!! Praise the Lord and heartfelt thanks to all their donors. Earlier this year, Puddles and I took part in Handspun Hope’s first ever Virtual 5K. This effort funded the first floor of the counseling center. Thank you to those who …
You’re invited to the Uplift Make Along!
Total indie coverage from neck to toes, this week saw the final two patterns in our collection released – Vacillate and Phoenix!