Posts Tagged ‘quick knits’
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
My hands are still recovering from all my holiday gift knitting so I was so happy to see the Creative Knitting Special Issue, 1, 2, & 3 Skein Solutions.
It’s full of beautiful patterns for your head, body and home! Great stash buster projects. 30+ quick knits in one magazine. With so many fabulous designs, you’re going to want to get the e-edition and laminate your physical copy, you will use it over and over again. You can get it on newsstands now and the digital edition is available on Annie’s website. Here are our favorite Plymouth Yarns in their designs…..
Infinity & Beyond Cowl, Baby Alpaca Grande
by Sarahlois Wilson
Ruffles to the Max, Baby Alpaca Brush
by Beth Whiteside
Leaning Diamonds Tank, Nettle Grove
by Patty Lyons
Just a Couple of Skeins Cardi, Linaza
by Britt Schmiesing
Wrapped in Lace, Mushishi
by Meghan Jones
Little Jane Slippers, Encore Mega Colorspun
by Amy Niezur
Mary Jane Slippers, Encore Mega Colorspun
by Amy Niezur
Modern Cubist Baskets, Encore Chunky
by Lena Skvagerson
Fiore looks fabulous in all of Lena’s headbands!
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Thursday, November 19th, 2015
Some of you may already be feeling it…that anxious the-holidays-are-right-around-the-corner time crunch. We all have high hopes of getting our knitting/crocheting gifts completed on time. If you are one of the lucky ones and are all caught up and ready to go…well, go treat yourself to some hot chocolate because you are ahead of the game!
But for those that aren’t, I’ve put together a list of my favorite 1, 2, and 3 ball/skein projects that are sure to keep you feeling sane and still merry.
BONUS- Many of these you can make the night before. Take a look at our list and check it twice (click on the image for the pattern link); then head to your favorite yarn shop and get crafty!
Stella Jacq Fingerless Mitts 1 ball
Arequipa Worsted Socks 1 ball
Baby Angel 1-2 ball cardigan
Perlina Fingerless Mitts 1 ball
Baby Alpaca Lace and Kid Gloss Cowl- 1 skein of each yarn
Encore Chunky Tweed 2-3 ball slipper socks
Mushishi Big 2 skein hat (crochet!)
Baby Alpaca Grande Hand Dyed 1 skein hat
Baby Alpaca Magna 1 skein headband
Encore Mega Colorspun 2 ball cowl
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Friday, December 7th, 2012
I’m sure everyone is busy with trimming, blocking, weaving ends in, and joining their seams by now. Knitters and crocheters never wait until December to make gifts…..right? HA!
So my mom’s shawl is made as well as the socks for my brother but here I am, December 7th, just remembering all the folks I forgot. It’s easy to overlook when our days are so hectic. I have so many people in my life who’s small actions make things run smoothly. Of course I remember my son’s teacher, but there’s the really sweet, part-time aide who always saves him a chocolate milk at lunch. If you’re a mom, you know it’s important to have people be good to your kids. The holidays are the perfect time to let them know how special they are.
This is where I thank my lucky starts for our line of ruffle yarns! One night, one skein in most cases, one aide remembered! I wanted to share some links for the patterns I’ll be using from Ravelry. Call your yarn shop and get a ball today!
Joy Prism Scarf
Joy Metallic Scarf
Passion Fur Scarf
and for the men in your life, a neck warmer published by Knitty Keen…
Encore Worsted Neck Warmer
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Friday, October 30th, 2009
I put on a new pair of socks today – made from our yarn, BUNGEE. Wow, I am so HAPPY with them. They feel great. Fit great! I have had them on all day, for over 10 hours and they still maintain their shape.
My foot in my BUNGEE sock
Today, I am referring to them as my 12 hour socks. Hey, some company has an eight hour bra. I never really understood that one. What happens at the ninth hour?? Does it no longer work? Does the bra disappear like the stuff in the Fairy Tale, Cinderella? LOL. Anyway, love the way this yarn holds it’s shape through the day.
Beautiful fall colors. Check out the colors.
Look at me with my foot on my desk! Too funny!
My foot on my desk with BUNGEE yarn
It is Friday afternoon and I am looking forward to a fun weekend.
A perfect yarn to knit today…or tomorrow…
Hopefully you all have a HAPPY HALLOWEEN! !!!