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Cultivating with Vegan Yarn

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, Eco Elements, eco travel, eco world, Fiber Focus, Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL, Knitting Events - KALs, MKALs, UMALs, etc., Pattern Related, Q&A 1 Comment

Please join me in welcoming back Heidi from Vegan Yarn ?. We first met Heidi in 2014 on the blog Dye to Perfection. Since then her indie small business has grown like the weeds she uses for dyeing! With our Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL, I thought this the perfect time to check back in with her to discover how her adventures the past few years have molded the growth of Vegan Yarn. Q1. On your FAQ page on why vegan you state: “To be really simple, we prefer to allow animals to live their lives free of the intentional or unintentional violence of a human-made industry. Like the saying goes, ‘live simply, so others may simply live.’ Please keep …

Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL

The Inside Scoop

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL, Knitting Events - KALs, MKALs, UMALs, etc., Pattern Related, Q&A Leave a Comment

Get your stitches ready, Knit Eco Chic’s annual MKAL opens for pre-sale today. The Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL is as unique as each of you and all about you stitching your yarn-i-tude into a light-weight, easy to wear, summer shawl… thing! Summer knitting fun turns Friday into Friyay! Mark Your Calendars During the MKAL – knitting and chit chat in the MKAL thread, “Find Your Yarn-i-tude Psychological Analysis” (game), blog interviews, FO thread fun, and prizes! Set those naughty digits loose! Since you won’t show us, tell me more!!! “THING” – what’s up with thing? While technically a shawl, the design is such that there is not the standard bulk behind the neck as with regular shawls making it …

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Je Ne Sais Quoi

Lindsay Lewchuk2018 New Releases, Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL, Patterns, Shawls

That sense. That feeling! Je Ne Sais Quoi is an English pattern uniting the French idiom with a part shawl, part scarf, part cowl, in a “I just don’t know what” fashionista design packing in a ton of attitude! Dare down the hottest summer days donned in your carefree hand knit, Je Ne Sais Quoi, with mindset to match. Add beads for a tres chic look or go without for a casual fashion flare.