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Essentially Twisted

Lindsay Lewchuk2019 New Releases, Garments, How-to Videos, Patterns

The Newest Knit Eco Chic Design Are you looking for a handknit to live your summer in? Essentially Twisted is the essential for every handmade life knitter. Ease of stitching meets ease of wearing with this no wrong side design, flattering your curves through the magic of the stitch pattern. No-finishing-required makes this a project that will be off your needles and on to summer wearing fun! Knit in a variety of colors to boldly wear your knitting all summer long!

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Artist Studio

Lindsay Lewchuk2017 New Releases, Patterns, Shawls

Artists employ a variety of mediums from watercolors to acrylics, frottage to impasto, but knitters paint with yarn! Like broad brushstrokes, sweeping curves shape the Artist Studio shawl into a “no right angles” FO. Cables juxtaposed with lace anchor the wild lace abandon between structured architectural cable details. Use watercolor tones to create your personal serene Monet, bold solids for a punch of Picasso, or speckled variegated yarn for a determined Pollock mood. The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with charts and a schematic. Check out the Knit Eco Chic channel on YouTube for a video tutorial of the continuous bind off method used. $12.00 Finished Measurements:50”/ 127cm wide by 32”/ 81cm deep. Note: this shawl …

The Unique Sheep Organic Cotton Petite DK

Organic Cotton Petite DK Yarn Review

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, eco world, Fiber Focus, Yarn, Yarn Review 3 Comments

NEW – you all know that sign when you see it hanging next to beautiful fiber; you drop everything just to dive into the lovely new yarn! Well I had that experience recently thanks to a squishy mail delivery from one of my favorite yarnies, The Unique Sheep. Inside was a sample of their new yarn offering, Organic Cotton Petite DK! And I’m not at all ashamed to confess that after it went through the obligatory wash, I dropped all my WIPs in order to whip out swatches to see what yarn stories Organic Cotton Petite DK was dying to tell. Review – through the fingersOrganic Cotton Petite DK has an airy lofty feel to it. In addition to being …

Uniquely Unique “The Unique Sheep”

Lindsay LewchukAnnouncements, Solar Flare MKAL Leave a Comment

You’ve heard me say it, tweet it, & pin it before, “If I could only knit with one yarn the rest of my life, organic Green Sheep Cotton Bamboo hand-dyed by Kelly from The Unique Sheep is on the short list!” So it is with pleasurable yarn-loving bias that I bring you today’s interview with Kelly & Laura from The Unique Sheep and reveal the next Solar Flare MKAL prize. 1. After perusing your website I discovered that environmental impact is an important to you. You highlight the following areas in which you strive to be eco: Re-use water multiple times in our dyeing process Use recycled boxes and bags to pack and ship our yarn whenever possible Use recycled …