From the minute my plane landed in Kansas City, MO I was excited and also apprehensive to arrive at The Harveyville Project in Harveyville, Kansas a town of less than 400 people. I learned about “Yarn School” on the internet and many of my knitting friends thought I was crazy going to Kansas.… Read more
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This shawl is the Vampyre by Justyna Lorkowska.
I used a gradient yarn from Neighborhood Fiber Company, 5 skeins of the Studio DK and I used every last strand. The yarn is wonderful to knit with and has a nice drape, which adds to the Vampyre-ness of it. … Read more
Emerald is Pantone color #17-5641
The January Knit News from Vogue Knitting has 8 beautiful emerald yarns to pick from.
- Artyarns Beaded Silk
- Madelinetosh’s Tosh Chunky in Malachite
- Classic Elite Yarns’ Alpaca Sox in Emeralds
- Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight in Emerald
- Berroco’s machine-washable Vintage in Mistletoe.
A visit to a local yarn store (LYS) is always a treat and when the store has really nice product it is even more of a treat. The voyage started meeting one of my best knitting buddies Warren in the morning for a delightful lunch with another knitting friend, Annie.… Read more
My first purchase at Stitches West was from Zen Yarn Garden. I learned about them on twitter before I arrived. They were sending out tweets and I liked what I saw. When I walked by their booth I immediately felt an attachment and bought yarn and the pattern for a “shawlette”.… Read more