I still need to pack and get myself there, but I wanted to remind everyone that the Knit & Crochet Show is happening this week! Classes begin Wednesday through Saturday. And the shopping market is open Friday and Saturday.
This popular throw just begged to be featured in “3 Colorful Ways” because it is so outstanding for today’s modern interiors. We love the way it can be crocheted in any unique family of colors that is suited to your surroundings and still look just as wonderful.
We chose the Hexagon Baby Blanket to feature in “3 Colorful Ways” because it offers so many possibilities for changing colors depending on our likes and nursery décor preferences. But easy color changing is not the only reason this design is a favorite.
The most newsworthy thing about Baby Hugs is that it has been tested for over 300 harmful substances. It has been Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 class 1 certified (which is a worldwide accepted standard). So Baby Hugs is perfect for babies and toddlers, giving parents the confidence that they are using quality yarn for their hand mades. Each ball has the blue heart mark.
When Lorna Miser designed our crocheted Happy-Go-Lacy Shawl in the vibrant Jellybeans shade of Heart & Sole, everyone loved it for how lightweight and drapey it was, easy to wear as a shawl or a scarf and always comfortable. The quality sock-weight wool-blend yarn comes in beautiful solid and print colors and is machine washable. So when we chose a project for May that we might want to make for our mothers, we made the same shawl in the neutral Riverstone color and called it Enjoy Life Shawl (because wearing it made it easy to enjoy life). Then for knitters, we asked Lorna to design a knit version of the shawl in Denimy and called it Laid-Back Shawl. This third shawl seemed perfect for casual denim days or really for wearing with any casual outfit.
The Design Competition grows each year as crocheters inspire the creativity in each other. It is an exciting part of the annual Knit & Crochet Show conference that is being held in Charleston, SC, July 13-16, 2016. Since I love the competition, I am writing to encourage you to enter the contest and share your original designs. . Your design will be displayed on the show floor and you may even win a nice monetary prize. :-)
It is with pride that I tell you about our newly introduced baby yarn, Baby Hugs! You will be spending hours crocheting or knitting for a sweet child. So using quality materials really makes sense. Here are the advantages of this yarn that make it my confident best choice.
We just added 10 new print colors of Red Heart Scrubby yarn and our designers have come up with new projects that are quick to make and special enough to give as gifts. I especially like the Waves color mix in blues for my own bath and the Zesty or Marble for my kitchen. Take a look at this array of color swatches and choose the ones you’d like for your home and others to give as gifts.
The crochet ripple pattern is a true classic in the world of crochet. It can be varied in many ways, but always looks striking and is wonderful to have living with you on your sofa or favorite chair. This Radiating Ripple was first designed by Cristin Berrafato using an array of 17 different colors of Super Saver. It was soon one of the most downloaded patterns on our site and so was a natural choice to use for our “3 Colorful Ways” feature pattern.
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When the precious grey knit puppy arrived from designer Michele Wilcox, we knew by the reaction of everyone that he was going to be popular. The people in the office wanted to touch the soft Fur and cuddle our lovable fella. His small size and endearing personality allows him to go along with you, where ever. And he’s washable, so he can be given a bath when he needs it.