Silvia Needs a Bag

Silvia Needs a Bag

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Designers, Into the Unknown (2022 theme), Knitting Events - KALs, MKALs, UMALs, etc., Pattern Related, Q&A Leave a Comment

The next release in the Technicolor: Matinee eBook collection is Silvia Needs a Bag by pattern engineer, Christine Guest.  Christine’s designs fascinate me!  She incorporates such incredible detail scientifically proven to work together in beautiful artistry.  I’ve had a few peeks into her process and her pile of swatches to get everything perfect is mesmerizing!  I’m also privileged to be test knitting an upcoming release of hers, a men’s sweater, and am loving her attention to detail.  The care she takes to make sure patterning develops in a beautiful method even when doing something like increasing for a sleeve – wow!  But you’ll hear more on that a little bit later.  For now, Christine was kind enough to let me …

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Fasten Off Yarn Along 2022

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Fasten Off Yarnalong (FOYAL) 2022, Into the Unknown (2022 theme), Pattern Related Leave a Comment

Happy social knitting days! This Christmas season I’ll be taking part in the Fasten Off Yarn-a-long (FOYAL) as both a designer and participant. If you’re new to the FOYAL, check out this link! The event kicks off tonight at 9pm (Nov 25) and runs through December 31st. The social side and games takes place on a dedicated discord channel and social media. This year, the FOYAL features 109 designers with over 4,300 total eligible patterns including 3,500 discounted patterns! Use code: FO2022 to save 25% off 25 of your favorite Knit Eco Chic designs. Code works on both Payhip and Ravelry and expires December 8th midnight EST.

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FOYAL Question

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Into the Unknown (2022 theme), Q&A Leave a Comment

It’s almost that time of year again. Soon I too will be picking out my cast ons, but before it begins, I wanted to know what you have your eye on! Email me (knitecochic at gmail) with your favorite 5 patterns and help me create my FOYAL sale bundle! Any patterns or eBooks posted on my Payhip shop are eligible for voting this year. (And yes, I’ll be running the sale on Payhip and Ravelry, but my Payhip shop is smaller, so please check that link when voting for the pattern you want to see included in the sale.)

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Slip and Rise

Lindsay Lewchuk 2022 New Releases, Announcements, Into the Unknown (2022 theme), Knitting Events - KALs, MKALs, UMALs, etc., Slip and Rise Pattern Club

The morning frost warms into morning dew as winter turns to spring. Within these first few months of 2022, enjoy some simple designs to awaken your senses to the joyful colors and textures of double slipped designs. The final two designs will appear as we say “goodbye” to warm summer mornings and “hello” to frosty sunrises.

Terran and Puddles

This Is Not Your MKAL

Lindsay Lewchuk Hems and Ends, Pattern Related, Puddles, Terran MKAL 2 Comments

As the reveal of Terran is just around the corner, Puddles and I wanted to “paws” and take a look back over the design process of it. With over 1.93 GB & 490 files in the design folder and 11.9 GB & 969 files in the media folder (!!!!) there is a lot of Terran that you will never see, including some really adorable Puddles WIP photos. He said share the picture love, human! So, journey back in time with us as we take a look at “this is not your mkal” and the frogged and forgotten stitches of this MKAL design.

Puddles with Terran MKAL yarn

Terran MKAL

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Hems and Ends, Pattern Related, Puddles, Terran MKAL, Yarn Leave a Comment

Terran MKAL beckons you forth armed with brioche stitches and stunning yarn into a deep exploration of the subterrain and terrain structures. This shawl is designed for brioche knitting loving terrans – an adventure to knit and thrill to wear! The pattern is live (on presale!) on Payhip, Ravelry, and Lovecrafts. The knitting starts October 7th. The fun happens in the Knit Eco Chic group on Slack!