I’ve finished the first sock! Isn’t it lovely? Knitting it definitely took longer than my usual vanilla socks, but it was such fun to watch it grown as I completed each repeat of the chart.Read More
Emmy Couture Yarn
I fully intended to write at least two more WIP posts for this sweater, but I ended up being sick for a week which threw off all of my plans. In the end I was just hurrying to try and get my Corbel done by the test knitting deadline. I nearly made it. I finished it two days late, but Claire was absolutely lovely and didn’t put any extra pressure on me.Read More
I can hardly believe I've finally made it to Episode 50! What a milestone that is! 😱 The podcast has been so unpredictable throughout this year that I wasn't sure I'd ever get to this point. I want to thank each and every one of you who has watched, commented, liked, and subscribed. Your support means the world to me and I am so glad I get to talk about all of my crafty shenanigans with you. 😘Read More
I'm thrilled to announce that the very first installment of the brand new Emmy Couture Yarns Almanac Minis Club will be available for pre-order next Wednesday, on August 29th at 3:00 p.m. EST.
The theme for this first installment is: "An Old English Library". Each mini skein set will contain gorgeous autumn shades in a variety of variegated, tonal, and speckled colorways. All colorways are exclusive to the club for a whole year.Read More
I am fairly convinced that Mina Philipp is a super woman. She is a fantastic knitting pattern designer who is constantly creating some of the most beautiful patterns I've ever seen. I've wanted to be a pattern tester for her for some time, but, as you can imagine, the position is much desired by many knitters. Somehow, I managed to get my name in soon enough to be a tester for her newly released Cumulus Hat.Read More
In this episode I discuss the yarn kits I have put together for Libby Jonson's (aka Truly Myrtle) new Floozy cardigan design, show off all of my current knitting WIPs, talk about the fun crochet project I'm hooking away on, share my sewing plans for upcoming Minerva Crafts Blogger Network makes, and gush over the amazing vacation Evan and I went on in July.Read More
I think it is appropriate that the first garment I ever knit was the Miette cardigan, and the first "real yarn" garment I knit is also an Andi Satterlund cardigan design. I've knit a small handful of cardigans since I really got back into knitting three years ago, but they've all been knit from acrylic yarns. It is amazing the difference it makes to have a hand knit garment made from a natural fiber blend!Read More
As you will have seen from my last post, I am dyeing up yarn kits for a new sweater being designed by Emily Nugen of The Blue Mouse Knits. I'm also currently test knitting it and I'm absolutely love how it is turning out!
In this photo, I hadn't quite separated for the sleeves yet, but I'm well past that point now. I've finally gotten to start working with the third color.Read More
Did you hear the news?? I'm offering my first ever sweater kit, and introducing a brand new base to my shop! 🎉🎉🎉
Okay, so all the details can be found in the video below, but I wanted to share the basic details in case you weren't interested in watching it.Read More
The Miel shawl by Claire Walls is finally live!! 🎉🎉🎉
Now I'm normally not a fan of triangular shawls, but the benefit of this particular shawl is that it is quite large. The other triangle shawls I have knit in the past were smaller and didn't cover my arms when I wore them around my shoulders. Miel completely covers my arms and then some! It is a warm, cozy, half blanket shawl and I love it.Read More
I have been on such a shawl knitting kick recently! That is partly due to all the test knits I’ve been working on over the past month or so, but I’ve also just been enjoying working on projects bigger and more complex than socks. I actually have three more shawls that I’ll be blogging about when the patterns are released. (If you want a peek at them, they were featured on my most recent podcast episode.)Read More
I have had a couple different people ask me if I was going to have heavier weights available, and I am thrilled to be able to debut my newest base: Blank DK! It is a 100% Superwash Merino which is just as soft and squidgy as it sounds. It will be available Friday, May 25 at 9:00 a.m. EST.Read More
Hello my dears!
Popping in here today to let you know that I have added five new colorways to the shop. And there is a new base: Dumble Sport!! This is the same base as Dumble (75% Superwash Merino/25% Nylon) but it is a sport weight yarn. It is squishy, soft amazingness and I am very excited to be able to offer it.Read More
Hello my dears!
I am very excited to tell you that the first shop update of 2018 has gone live! I've dyed three new Howl's Moving Castle inspired colorways on all three of my bases. My current bases are as follows:Read More
Hello my dears!
I've started my new job this week which has delayed my normal podcasting schedule. Hopefully I will be back to normal by next week. I've got two finished knitting objects to show off, a couple WIPs and an in-progress sewing project.