Lovely. I hate knitting throws that only have one good side. Could you please share the pattern? Thanks!
My first tip is to trust your GPS and directions - it's at the end of a semi-paved street in an industrial area. The first time I went I almost turned around because I thought that the road had ended. I think that they have some signs now, which should make it easier.
The prices are best on the bagged multi-packs of yarn. Those are mostly discontinued colors, so make sure to buy enough. The "weekly wow" is their best deal. Other prices are comparable to Joann's or Michael's on sale.
If you are going this Sunday, I think there is an extra 20% off Super Bowl sale. Check their website..
The staff is really nice.
Flicking through my ipads bookmarks, doing some pruning and I came across this useful site. It’s got the st patterns directions for flat and the round knitting. http://www.knitpurlstitches.com/
Very useful. Thanks for sharing. I've bookmarked it - now the trick will be to remember where I've filed it
They are exquisite. I adore them all. Joining the chorus asking for pattern information.
Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
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Adding my voice to those expressing admiration for your generosity and beautiful work and also to those requesting the pattern.
I've had no problems machine washing and drying Caron Cake items. Just use cool to warm water and low heat, making sure not to 'overdry' - or, better yet, remove from dryer when still slightly damp.
Absolutely gorgeous. Could you share the pattern names and/or links?
I've used the worsted for many baby items and have been very pleased with the way it knits. The recipients have liked the finished garments for their easy care - machine wash in cool or warm water and tumble dry on low heat. Although the label might say to dry flat, it's been no problem to dry on low and remove while slightly damp.
Some yarns (wool being the most common) will 'grow... (
Thank you ElyseKnox for a wonderful explanation for a lesson that I've learned the hard way. I will now swatch AND wash.
Hi KP's. I'd like your advice. I used to block my FO's by pinning and spraying them with water, then I discovered Soak, which is a no rinse wash similar to Eucalan. I fell in love, so I switched and starting soaking and blocking all of my wool and animal fiber FO's in Soak. My problem is that many items grow and stretch a lot when I take them out of the basin, no matter how carefully I try to scoop them up. This isn't a problem with lacy scarves and shawls, but it is with sweaters where fit is an issue. I'm wondering if I could combine methods and put a few drops of Soak in the spray bottle and revert to my spray and pin method? Soak is no rinse anyway. What do you think? Has anyone sprayed and blocked with Soak or Eucalan?
Thanks for sharing. So sad to hear of her health issues.
Agreed. Wonderful addition to this site.
I always look at the "yarn ideas" tab on the pattern page on Ravelry to see what other knitters have used. There are 457 projects posted for Shades of Summer; Cascade's Ultra Pima and Berroco Weekend DK were used 8 and 5 times, respectively. I like both yarns for children's items. Ultra Pima is 100% cotton; Weekend is a blend. I've also used Berroco Comfort - there's no cotton in it, but it knits up nice and light and is machine washable and dryable.