Yarn

Introducing Patons Glam Stripes

Meet the newest addition to the Yarnspirations family of yarns, new Patons Glam Stripes! This lightweight self-striping metallic yarn is great for sophisticated garments and accessories.  It's available in 14-statement making metallic shades to suit any mood.

At $5.99

Introducing New Patons Venus!

We're so excited to welcome the newest member of the Yarnspirations family, Patons Venus! A lightweight, easy-care cotton-blend blend with a stylish thick and thin texture, Patons Venus is an ideal yarn for summer stitching. Plus, it's available in a range of 14 standout summer

Come On Yarnspirations, Light My Fire!

Lately, I've had a dry spell with my knitting and crochet. I've lost my mojo. I think it all got started when I had that wrist injury a couple months ago, and I couldn't knit or crochet for six weeks. Now, I am finally able to do yarn crafting again, but none of the projects I've already started are keeping

Yarn Musings

You've been knitting or crocheting for a while, and have made some simple projects. Maybe a granny square or two, or some dishcloths. Sometimes, you're interested in learning some new stitches, so that maybe you could actually make a cardigan or a hat. But, you're just a little intimidated. You don't want to spend time and money on something you

Yarn Reviews by Shandeh

One of the perks of working for Yarnspirations is getting to try out lots of fun yarns. I just love it when I see a new box of fibery goodness at my doorstep! One of the first things I do when I get new yarn is make a video, showing my first impressions of the yarn.

Caron Simply Soft - Knit Tank Tunic

New KAL - Simply Soft Tank Tunic

It's almost time for Spring! Woo Hoo!!!! To celebrate the advent of warmer weather, let's make a lovely top together, using the new FREE Yarnspirations pattern "Knit Tank Tunic".


Knit Tank Tunic by Shandeh, on Flickr

I will be

Community Update - Keeping Warm!

Yarnspirations customers are such creative souls. We are so inspired by your gorgeous hand knitted and crocheted work!

This week, we are all about keeping WARM in the midst of our North American winter.
Take a look at the projects we found on Ravelry, and in the Yarnspirations Forum:

Choosing the Right Yarn for Arm Knitting

I went to my local craft store and noticed that stock for great, super- bulky yarns like Patons Cobbles are quickly depleting. It's possible that I've single handedly caused this to happen whilst whipping out an arm knit

Quickest Gift: Arm Knit Eternity Scarf!

Arm Knit Eternity

Here we are in mid-December. How. Did. This. Happen? Next week is the last full school and work week for most people who celebrate Christmas, so if you're planning on making gifts for teachers or office mates it's time to haul holiday hiney! Not to panic though,

Having Fun with Patons Big Boucle

Have you seen the new Patons "Big Boucle" yarn?
I recently got 6 gorgeous skeins in the color "Pretty Patch", and started playing with it right away. So fluffy and warm and cushy!

Since it's a boucle yarn, I decided to just stick with garter stitch, and

Shandeh's Pattern: Fleurettes/Satin Shawl

Hello there!  
I am so honored to be part of the new Yarnspirations team, representing Bernat, Patons, Caron, and Lily Sugar'n Cream yarns!
 
For the past four years, I have been forum moderator and blogger for Bernat yarns.  Now, my world has just become a lot bigger, and more exciting!  I can't wait to work

Introducing Caron Simply Soft Neons and a Simply Soft Neons Giveaway!

Meet the newest members of the Caron Simply Soft family - Caron Simply Soft Neons! These 5 new shades are perfect for kids' craft and kids' gear projects as well as trendy and fun neon garments and accessories for adults! Plus, they've got the same amazing softness and stunning sheen as the rest of the Caron

WORM AMIGURUMI - designed by Tracie Barrett

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 2”/5cm long when bent

 

YARN: Caron International's Simply Soft: #9607 Limelight, #9727 Black (B)

 

CROCHET HOOK: One size US E-4 (3.5 mm), or size to obtain gauge.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS:  Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker, Pipe cleaner

 

GAUGE: 22

MINI SUSIE SEAHORSE - designed by Mary C. Pueschner

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 1 1/2”/4cm tall.

YARN:  Caron International's Simply Soft: #0017 Lemon (A), #9605 Mango (B), #9748 Rubine Red (C) small amount

CROCHET HOOK: One size US B-1 (2.25mm).

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle,  Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker,

 

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical for

MINI BOBBY BUNNY - designed by Mary C. Pueschner

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 3/4”/2cm excluding ears.

 

YARN:  Caron International's Simply Soft: #9747 Iris (A), #9717 Orchid (B), #0001 Vanilla (C),  #9727 Black (D), #9748 Rubine Red (E)

 

CROCHET HOOK: One size US C-2 (2.75mm).

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

 

“FLORA" FLOWER - designed by Mary C. Pueschner

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:Amigurumi measures approximately 2 1/2”/6.5cm tall

YARN:Caron International's Simply Soft: #0001 Vanilla (A), #9730 Autumn Red (B)

CROCHET HOOK: One size US D-3 (3.25mm).

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS :Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, 6mm wiggle eyes or safety eyes,  Stitch marker

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical for

“ET” The Green Man - designed by Mary C. Pueschner

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Amigurumi measures approximately 4”/9cm tall

YARN: Caron International's Simply Soft: #9607 Limelight (A), #9727 Black (B), #9748 Rubine Red (C), #0001 Vanilla (D)

CROCHET HOOK: One size US C-2 (2.75mm).

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical for this

MINI BOBBY BUMBLEBEE - designed by Mary C. Pueschner

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 1 1/2”/4cm x 1/2”/13mm

 

YARN: Caron International's Simply Soft: #0017 Lemon (A), #9727 Black (B), #9748 Rubine Red (C)

 

CROCHET HOOK: One size US B-1 (2.25mm).

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS:Yarn needle, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

 

GAUGE: Exact gauge is not critical

Sparkle Shoelaces

Do you know a little girl who loves things that sparkle?  Whip up these cute shoelaces to add some dazzle to any pair of shoes.   Made using Simply Soft Party in Fuschia and a size F-5(3.75) crochet hook, the only thing you need to do is make a chain the desired length of the shoelaces and add a tassel to

CHERRY AMIGURUMI- designed by Tracie Barrett

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Amigurumi measures approximately 2”/5cm high

YARN” Caron International's Simply Soft: #9748 Rubine Red (A), #9607 Limelight (B), #9727 Black (C)

CROCHET HOOK: One size US F-5 (3.75 mm), or size to obtain gauge.

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Yarn needle, Two 6mm safety eyes, Fiberfill stuffing, Stitch marker

GAUGE: 20 sts and 24 rows sc = 4"/10cm. Exact gauge is

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