Hello lovelies! I have a wonderfully simple summer pattern for you all! After knitting and attaching ribbons simply: ::Center at back of Neck:: ::Cross in front:: ::Cross again:: ::Tie:: Finished Measurements: Length: 44” / 110cm Width: 2” / 5cm For … Continue reading →
I love my Birthday shawl! This clever triangular shawl uses knitting on the WS to create the purl ridges. Therefore you only need to purl to maintain the stockinette sections! The stitch pattern is great for showing off hand dyed … Continue reading →
It all started with a ball of yarn. It sparkled and glimmered at me until I would stroke it’s soft alpaca halo. I was hooked after that! Schulana’s Luxair (distributed by Skacel) is currently my all time favorite yarn. I dream … Continue reading →
All photos (c) 2013 Matthew Richey Introducing Colorful Skies Shawl! This shawl is easy to knit and even easier to wear! This wide, shallow shawl is flattering with it’s broad back and wrap around style that clings together so … Continue reading →
I haven’t had much to blog about, until now…presenting, Colorfulpurls first shop update! That’s right, I’m on Etsy! Right now I have just two skeins to test out Etsy. Below are pictures of the skeins along with part of the description that I gave on Etsy.
Yummy lemon yellows, juicy oranges and tart grapefruit are delicious to eat, but even better on yarn!
A close up.
Salty blue water, green seaweed, pink sea stars, purple starfish and seashells are the inspiration behind the colors of this yarn. Everything I love about the beach without sunburns! 😉
As I have been very busy and I’ve also had a little bit of trouble with posting there has been no new postings lately. So, it’s not that I haven’t been knitting or spinning.
Yarn from the Brown Sheep Company! 16 beautiful skeins of yarn! I may have to do close ups later…
This is a lame picture of my amazing(not that I’m bragging) handspun yarn. I started with a raw(unwashed) romney fleece that I washed, dyed with kool-aid, carded and spun. I was aiming for a sock-weight yarn, so much for that, I think this is a heavy-worsted yarn.
I decided to start a cardigan last weekend and I love to make my own patterns and I love cables. I’m knitting the front pieces and the back pieces to avoid excess seaming which I hate.
My pom(pomeranian) loves yarn to. All forms of yarn. Cotton, wool, mohair, acrylic, he loves them all. So, I forget to put away my sweater-in-progress and he had at it. 😦