October 2013

Community Update: Temperature Scarves!

Back in January of this year, we started a fun KAL/CAL making scarves, blankets, etc - using the daily temperature as our guide for choosing colors.

Some of us have chosen to make a VERY long scarf, displaying the average temp for each day.
Others have decided to make a blanket

This Weekend at Vogue Knitting Live in Chicago!

Friday I'm headed out to the gorgeous Palmer House Hotel in Chicago to take part in the Vogue Knitting Live conference. As always, we'll (me, the volunteers and my designer buddy, Julia) be providing all you need to learn how to get started on your first knit or crochet project. This time however, (thanks to the Yarnspirations.com, the new

Free Pattern: My Little Guys Beanie

 
Main Colors (MC) L-R: Citrus(ish), Punk(ish), Night(ish)
 

Community Update - Yarnspirations Site!

Our new website is an exciting place, and some of us are still learning how to use it.  This week, I've decided to give you a little walk-thru, to help you navigate the site more easily.

I'm sure you've already seen the main page for the Yarnspirations site, with the Inspiration Machine front and center:

Halloween Project: Haunt Sweet Haunt!

 
 I've been digging the kitsch of the embroidered cross-stitch lately. Whether it's used in the traditional manner, sewn onto a knit or crocheted piece as embellishment, or stitched ironically

Photo Recap: Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell Shoot

Earlier this month I flew to Cleveland, OH to shoot my first season as the host and co-executive producer of Knitting Daily TV. It's been 6 years since the last season of Knitty Gritty was shot, but walking onto a craft-show