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Bettina Cardigan KAL – Day 1

What a special day! Last month, at the 1st Brazilian Knitting Congress (fantastic event, by the way!), a few of fellow knitting friends have asked me about a KAL for the Bettina Cardigan! I believe you can imagine how flattering this is for a beginner knitting designer. And, for me, there's no better time for this KAL, once I'm focusing on a career in crafting! So...today is the day! 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

Bettina Cardigan

My main inspiration for Bettina Cardigan was to put to work what I have learned from fitting classes at Craftsy.com and at knitting events about a great fitting. I really hope that people feel beautiful and comfortable knitting and wearing it! My second inspiration was to create something that I would really love to wear anytime that has a girlie twist! Read more

Brazilian Knitting Congress: let’s go!

  For details, visit the Congress's website! Let's go?

A homemade interpretation of kettle hand dyeing!

I'm thinking that hand dyeing yarn is a delightful thing to do! I'm not an expert at it but I keep practicing!! I like the hand dyed yarns with the kettle dye technique, so I searched the internet to understand more about the process. But there is so much information available that I decided to take a chance and do my interpretation of what I read about the technique and a tutorial on dyeing on KnitPicks website. Read more