Interesting Knitting Finds

Interesting Knitting Finds

Finished Objects (FOs)
Simplici-Tee - cute knitted top using Southwest Traders new yarn Phoenix Mermaid.
Rainbow Yarn - Karaoke Roving in Rainbow spun up into a lovely yarn
Purple Cardigan - beautiful cardigan in Sothwest Traders Amerah yarn in the Wisteria colorway
Rowan Jazz Cardigan - done up in Aunt Lydia's Denim Art
Twin Set - Berocco Venus Shrug pattern and the Mission Falls Dee Tank

Works In Progress (WIPs)
Sock Apathy - why knitted socks never get finished.
Green Cardigan - from Creative Knitting magazine
Jacket - left front finished

Patterns
Spun Magazine - new Spring Issue of knitting patterns

Posted 4/21/2006 - Interesting Knitting Finds

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Debbie Stoller Talks About Happy Hooker

Debbie Stoller Talks About Happy Hooker

Debbie Stoller author of knitting books Stitch and Bitch and Stitch and Bitch Nation talks to NPR about her latest book Happy Hooker, a book on crotchet.

Listen to the Debbie Stoller Interview.

Posted 4/10/2006 - Debbie Stoller Talks About Happy Hooker

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Spring Issue Of Knitty.Com Released

Spring Issue Of Knitty.Com Released

The Spring Issue of Knitty.com has been released. This issue includes:

T-twist - "a very gracious and simple t-shirt"
Convertible - a lacy wrap that can second as a shrug
Pedicure Socks - solves the problem of going home in flip flops or wrapping your feet in plastic after a pedicure
Hendra - a V-shaped lace patterned sock wool socks
Topi - a cotton baseball style hat worked from the top down and embellished with buttons
Exchequered - a checkered scarft knitted in yellow and black acrylic yarn
Tendrils - a lacy beaded shaw done in wool yarn
Jamesey - "a fisherman's gansey knitted in one piece from the bottom up, made longer and ribbed, with closely fitting sleeves, but no underarm gusset" done in organic cotton yarn

Check out these patterns and more in the Spring Issue of Knitty.com

Posted 4/10/2006 - Spring Issue Of Knitty.Com Released

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South West Trading Company Announces New Yarns

South West Trading Company Announces New Yarns


Summer Collection

South West Trading Company has new yarns in their summer collection. Twize is a soft bamboo yarn with a tweedy look. Amerah is a raw silk yarn in pastel colors.


Winter Collection

The upcoming winter collection will include A-Maizing which is made from corn and is machine washable and dryable.

And South West Trading Company's original yarn, Gianna, is being reintroduced as a three ply chunky yarn in a Soysilk/Wool blend.

Finally, Pure yarn is a 100% soysilk yarn in dk weight making its debut in the Winter Collection.

Find out more at South West Trading Company website.

Posted 4/03/2006 - South West Trading Company Announces New Yarns

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