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This is where you’ll find blog updates on yarn I’ve purchased for future projects, my work in progress, finished pieces that I’ve added to the store or the story or process behind the item I’ve created. Stay-tuned for weekly updates on my yarn related adventures. There’s always something on the needles.


In the Store: Harvest Maiden shawl

Sep 22, 2019

In the Store: Harvest Maiden shawl

This muted purple to a coppery red gradient  Harvest Maiden shawl reminds us of Autumn and its changing colors. The intricate lace-knit pattern and beadwork show off the bounty of this soft, merino and camel shawl yarn. Hello Autumn! Your colors are just divine this season!   Notes on Project First time knitting with camel and I have to say, it’s very soft yarn. It’s a bit like alpaca with longish hairs interspersed throughout,...

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Can Can-Tänzerinnen shawl

Sep 16, 2019

Can Can-Tänzerinnen shawl

Bold purple to vibrant brick red gradient create this beautiful Can Can-Tänzerinnen shawl. Hand-knit in lace-weight Merino, Silk and Yak yarn, this stylish shawl is lightweight on your shoulders, but will keep you warm and cozy on those chilly winter evenings or at your desk at the office.   Notes on Project This was such a fun project done for the Gorgeous Gradient’s Work of Art MAL. My inspiration piece was a painting by...

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In the Store: Pink Panther shawl.

Aug 10, 2019

In the Store: Pink Panther shawl.

A dazzling pale pink to deep magenta gradient gives this Pink Panther shawl its sizzle; its soft and shimmery Tencel yarn wrap around your shoulders in scintillating delight. And just like the pink diamond itself, this shawl demands to be noticed… Just be on the lookout for Inspector Clouseau. *cues Henry Mancini music*   Notes on Project A new pattern for me, gifted by a lovely lady in Germany. I modified the area of...

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A Taste of Forbidden Fruit shawl

Jul 15, 2019

A Taste of Forbidden Fruit shawl

A Taste of Forbidden Fruit shawl, so luscious in this gorgeous Vivid Fiber Arts Bewitched Tencel, one can definitely be tempted to partake. A motif of Fig leaves cascade down this stunning shawl, creating a beautiful drape and shimmer as the lacy border ends with a sassy flounce. The perfect summer-wear shawl.   Notes on Project This was a test knit for Nim Teasdale’s beautiful Lyrata pattern, which should be released soon. Very easy...

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Chasing Rainbows shawl

Jul 15, 2019

Chasing Rainbows shawl

Hand-knit in Beautiful seacell and silk yarn, this opulent Chasing Rainbows shawl in its lavender to peach to apricot gradient, is sure to please the eye and the wearer. Light and airy, with the perfect drape, and feels wonderful while wearing. The beadwork adds just the right touch of bling.   Notes on project: This seacell and silk base is dreamy to work with. So silky soft to the touch, but does tend to...

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In the Store: Scottish Thistles “Merida” shawl

Jul 2, 2019

In the Store: Scottish Thistles “Merida” shawl

From pine green, to cream, to a beautiful purple gradient yarn, the colors only add to the drama of this beautiful Scottish Thistles “Merida” Shawl. Hand knit in a wonderfully soft, Blue-faced Leicester and silk yarn, this shawl drapes beautifully across your shoulders. The perfect accessory for any princess to wear. Notes on project: Really loved knitting this gradient yarn. The color changes happened so well with the pattern that it felt like it...

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In the Store: Moonbeams & Magic shawl

May 22, 2019

In the Store: Moonbeams & Magic shawl

Magical summer nights are the inspiration for this Moonbeams & Magic shawl. Hand-knit in unusual stranded silk threads, this shawl is the perfect accessory for summer. Light and cool to wear, it adds sparkle and shimmer to any outfit. Wear it with your favorite summer dress to feel magical!   Notes on project: First time knitting the Knitandala Shawl pattern by Inbar Rofman and I found it a bit perplexing. The pattern is designed...

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Black Swan shawl

May 16, 2019

Black Swan shawl

No ugly duckling here. This glorious Mediterranean blue-to-black gradient shawl transforms into a beautiful Black Swan, its silky Tencel yarn and dazzling beads only adding to this shawl’s beauty. Pair it with jeans or your favorite little black dress. Either way it’s sure to take notice. Spread your wings, and let your spirit take flight.   Notes on Project Second time knitting the Wild Swan pattern by Anne-Lise Maigaard & Nim Teasdale and still...

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Olympic Rainforest Shawl

May 6, 2019

Olympic Rainforest Shawl

Wrapped in the warmth of Blue-faced Leicester and silk, this lovely “Olympic Rainforest” shawl will comfort your soul. Just like wearing a hug from your closest friend. Its dark, navy blue to fresh spring green gradient color and leafy lace stitches work together to create a serene, forest-like sanctuary; a place to commune with nature and restore internal strength. Notes on project First time knitting Nim Teasdale’s Foliata and loved having an easy knit....

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