I’ve made a swatch with a fingering yarn and needles size US6 so people can have an idea about Dalilah and Dalilah S shawls dimensions, with the gauge from this kind of yarn in US6 needles. Read more
A few months ago, Valesca and Clara, friends and owners of Tricoteiras.com have arranged a KAL for the TIC cowl. It was like an experience from another planet: so much fun! Most of us follow the website and participate at an online community for knitters called Crazy Knitting Ladies. We are in contact almost every day and during this period we share knitting experiences that goes from the choice of yarn to a ideal cast off a project! The previous KAL was a total thrill! As I opened my eyes every morning, I checked my email to see the news shared by the participants!
We were chatting the other day and the idea of doing a KAL over at Tricoteiras.com came up! This time we are going to knit the Dalilah shawl and two smaller versions that were created as a request from knitting friends! Read more
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
It’s been a while since I thought about knitting a shawl that actually wrap me up. In fact I even had an outfit ready in my head: worn out cowboy boots, a white lace dress and huge shawl completing the look! Every so often I thought about this outfit but the shawls I had knitted didn’t seem to wrap me completely. Read more
I just love knitting books like stitches dictionaries! I love to scroll through the pages and as I add so many post its, the books seem to even have fringes! And these amazing people who compiled all this stuff for us and made it available in books, websites, blogs, etc. etc.? I literally bow to these people. And one of them is Barbara G. Walker. Read more