Landfall full shot

Landfall

Lindsay Lewchuk2018 New Releases, Eco Elements, Patterns, Shawls

Swirling winds… raging waves… flooding waters… destruction: from the land torn images of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma comes Landfall. Discover the beauty that triumphs in the midst of chaos in your Landfall shawl. Stockinette, garter, and a few short rows depict calm waves, which bring a soothing serenity after life’s storms. The release challenge follow up blog is posted here. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written. $10.00 Blocked Measurements:Depth 17”/ 43cm by wingspan 49”/ 124.5cm. Materials:2 skeins worsted weight eco yarn      Shown in Birdies Knits Cotton Worsted – speckled hand dyed worsted weight yarn, color “Use The Good China”      Single skein info: hand dyed 100% organic cotton; 190yds/ 174m per 100g/ …

Birdies Yarn Bulky Organic Cotton in Koi

Birdies Knits Bulky Weight Yarn Review

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, eco world, Pattern Related, Q&A, Yarn, Yarn Review 5 Comments

A surprise snow this morning became the perfect backdrop for a still shot of “Snow Gazer” after wearing it nigh an hour of hiking through the snow with Puddles. I’m a bulky weight yarn convert! With bulky yarn and “large” needles, I knit a cowl in just a couple of knitting sessions and the headband in just a few hours!! The amazing colors in today’s yarn review are hand dyed by BirdieKnits, a woman with an incredible eye for color and a customer focused business sense. Gauge Summary I swatched out on three “huge” needles – US 8, US 9, and US 10 – and to my surprise and delight, all three were rather shift stable changing less than 10% …

Snow Gazer Headband side view

Snow Gazer Headband

Lindsay Lewchuk2017 New Releases, Head, Patterns

Snow Gazer cowl cuddles your neck and chest, but what about when your ears scream “FREEZING”? Bundle up with your bulky weight yarn in front of the fire to whip out the complimentary Snow Gazer Headband design. By the time the sun sits low on the horizon, you’ll be set with cowl and headband complete, ready to watch the falling snow from along the trails. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with the repeat charted. Suggested skills: working in the round, knit, purl, increase, decrease. $6.50 Sizes:Small (Medium, Large, X-Large) to fit head sizes 19”/ 48.5cm (20”/ 51cm, 21”/ 53.5cm, 22”/ 56cm) with 2”/ 5cm negative ease by 3”/ 7.5cm wide. Materials:50yds/ 46m bulky weight eco …