Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day! Puddles and I will be celebrating with playtime, freshly baked scones, and lots of cuddles. What are you planning for the special ones in your life? May yours be just as sweet!
Happy New Year! This first Thursday of 2017 brings with it the revelation of this year’s design theme: Daring Details One to two daring details complement simple construction in each of the 2017 catalog of planned designs. Making extraordinary easy, with specific design elements, which transform common structures into WOW wearables! Keep an eye out for out for I-cords, color work, drop stitches, cables, and hidden secrets. Seize your favorite eco yarn and needles, these knitting patterns invite you to cast on, knit, conquer, and wear! Stay connected with Puddles and me along your stitching adventures in the Knit Eco Chic Ravelry group and Instagram.
The final blog of 2016! I am shocked and amazed that 51 Thursdays have passed us by already – what a wild ride “Texture” has been. To borrow a bird watching term, 2016 has definitely been “A Big Year” for Knit Eco Chic: * 1819 (see below update) pattern releases thus far… I still have 2 more days before that strike of midnight * The Lagoon Shallows KAL featuring Eco Stitch’s Hand Dyed linen yarn * A brand new website (after an epic crash and burn of the last one) * A brand new logo to parley with the website * My 50th pattern release and Ravelry party * Many fun additions of ways to interact – I joined Instagram; …
Five sections, six stitch cables, US 7 and US 8 knitting needles combine to make one Great Dane approved dance happy cowl! Need I say more?
The creme on top of the overtly commercial Black Friday and Cyber Monday is definitely “Thankful Tuesday.” On this Thankful Tuesday Puddles and I wanted to take a quick second to thank you for supporting us and consequently the Craig family and the people of Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea. So far this quarter, you’ve raised $28.55 for the Craig family!!! Thank you! To learn more about the Craig family, check out their blog here. Curious as to what in the world I’m talking about? Read the original blog post “Sharing” from July here.
Like moths to a flame, you’re drawn in. Standing before you is an image of an elegant model standing just so dressed in a gorgeous cable knit sweater that makes your yarn-loving heart race with joy at the thought of casting on. You buy the pattern, grab your supplies, open to the data page and curse words only known to sailors… and knitters. After my visit to Americo Original in Toronto last year, I had yarn in stash that inspired such a sweater design. Once I decided it would be a seamless in the round design, I knew it was my designer duty to bite the bullet and swatch thus in order to get accurate gauge information. I quietly accepted …
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