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
This week I saw at Facebook a note about the I Love Yarn Day next October 14. I had no idea that there was actually a day for loving yarn and it made me laugh because I tend to celebrate yarn every day when I’m at the computer or just dropping by my LYS!
The Craft Yarn Council is suggesting something bigger than that! The idea is to engage people to celebrate yarn trough teaching somebody to knit or crochet, doing something for charity, giving yarn as a gift, knitting or crocheting in public and so on.
How to describe the relation between knitters and yarn? I simply don’t know! Actually I think I could tell a few things about it, but nothing could compare to the feeling of finding an exquisite composition or rediscovering a traditional one that up to that moment wasn’t that appealing. Nothing could ever describe that tiny moment we catch our breath because of an unusual blend of colors on a hand died yarn or the unpretentious beauty of a yarn that has been in the market for long. Nothing can really describe the speed of though when the soft touch of a yarn brings up affective memories and awakens the feeling of ease! Read more
TilUwish and TilUwish+
Two “piece of cake” and fast to knit headbands, that run less than a skein of a DK or light worsted yarn! They are two different models, using the same motif. The design will change depending on the number of repetitions that you choose to knit: 5 or 8! So… … knit until you wish! Read more