Guys, where did the time go? It’s already the middle of December, and the final countdown is here: 10 days until Christmas, 11 days until the retail hurricane that’s Boxing Day, and 16 days until New Year’s Eve. We’re supposed to be well into winter, yet here in Toronto it’s still oddly warm (6 degrees celsius / 42.8 degrees fahrenheit).
Thank God for that though, because I’m hoping that means I can wear my hand knits for longer. I’ve been knitting and crocheting non-stop for the past few months, and my closet is quickly running out of space. And it’s no thanks to the amazing Crazy Sexy Wool.
The second stitch we’d like to share is called the rib stitch. This stitch is commonly used on sweaters and hats to create a stretchy edge. Usually you’ll find tutorials demonstrating this stitch worked flat, but we put a twist on it and crocheted it in the round. This creates an interesting protruding stripes effect.
Hello fellow crafters! it’s Wednesday again, so that means we’re back with another pattern for you. So what’s the story behind this pattern? Well friends, it’s really simple.
A while back we decided to stock the Loopy Mango Her Cardigan Knit Kit, and in true yarnaholic fashion I got a kit for myself to “test out”. I mean, it is my job after all, to know the products that I sell.. riiiighttt? Of course right. The stars were aligned right the day I finished making the cardigan because I had an entire untouched ball left. Yup, I was pretty darn tooting happy. So happy that I forgot about the unused ball for a month.
Oversized, warm, and soft to the touch. Those are some of my favorite words to describe my ideal sweater. Knit all in the reverse stockinette stitch, the Joey Sweater is super beginner-friendly and a winter favorite. Pair it with dark jeans for a relaxed day out, or throw a fitted blazer over it for a classier look.
When Anna and I were first brainstorming ideas for patterns to make and share with y’all, one of the inspo photos she sent me was this amazing, fluffy hat worn by Russian girl boss & fashionista Miroslava Duma.