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Posts from the ‘Yarns & co.’ Category

Cadhla Shawl

I'm happy for being able to design a feminine shawl with a worsted weight yarn! Because is worked with a thicker yarn, Cadhla shawl is a fast knit project, perfect for Xmas gifts! Read more

Getting Ready for Fall: 2 new patterns!

How about "Getting Ready for Fall" with a lacy shawl that seats on shoulders and also can be dressed as a kerchief scarf and a comfy cardian/jacket/sweater/coat that wraps? Read more

Playing with yarns under the influence of Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2012

  At Vogue Knitting Live we received cute cards from Pantone & VK with a color selection for Spring 2012. I've loved the card and even more the colors! However, at that moment, I didn't research about what was going on between Pantone, VK and this color list. This event is always so fantastic, there's so much happening at the same time that we can't afford to miss a thing! But as a curious knitter and marketing person, I already had registered in my "mind files": pantone/colors/fashion! And as I was browsing on the net, reading fashion magazines and observing fashion store's windows, there was something here and there about Pantone and Fashion Colors! Read more

Aimée Cowl

I have already mentioned how much I likeVickie Howell Sheep(ish) yarn by Caron! The perfect roving that mix acrylic and wool and enhance the stitches. The color pallete is perfect! And the price is spectacular! I started to swatch with different colors, looking for an elegant curvy horizontal shape and the Aimée Cowl came up! I love the way that the stitch motif creates volumes and depressions that simulate cables! And the I-cord Finishing puts everything pretty well together! I hope that you appreciate this fast knitting project! Read more

Vogue Knitting Live Jan 2012

How to explain the experience of participating on a knitting event like this? Knitting is really interesting for me: I enjoy the calmness, the concentration that evolves into a kind of meditation, the colors, textures and all the synesthetics aspects. Read more