Friday, August 31, 2007
Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Celebrating 10 years of innovative and appealing garment designs from Interweave Knits, this must-have pattern collection is comprised of 30 scarves, stoles, cardigans, pullovers, vests, jackets, tops, and totes that have stood the test of time. Representing the creative work of 26 notable designers, it includes gorgeous photography, a dozen favorite "Beyond the Basics" columns that provide in-depth information on essential techniques, and step-by-step instructions through every aspect of knitting and finishing. Even relatively inexperienced knitters will find this archive of classic design to be an indispensable reference tool for years to come.
KNITTING CIRCLES AROUND SOCKS Knit Two at a Time on Circular Needles by Antje Gillingham
Why knit one sock and then start all over again to make a match? Instead, knit two socks at the same time on two circular needles! With this creative approach, you can slip a sock on each foot as soon as you bind off.
Romance is alive and well in the sweet and sexy clothing and accessory designs you’ll find in Romantic Hand Knits. Exquisite drape married with figure-hugging silhouettes show off a woman’s curves in a most ladylike manner, creating flirtatious and flattering fits to please any knitter. Loosely based on ultra-feminine styles from fashion history, the designs in Romantic Hand Knits have an undeniably modern appeal. A lace camisole is lengthened and reinvented as a lovely summer slip dress A late-eighteenth-century corset cover inspires the design for a lacy fitted top with elbow-length sleeves. Silk stockings favored by Elizabethan ladies of the royal court return in a sexy and fresh incarnation with the new fibers available today.Knitting guru Annie Modesitt knits up fabrics that cling delicately to a woman’s body, creating an elegant hand-tailored look. Now every woman will be able to create fitted garments that make her look as pretty, desirable, and sexy as she feels. For knitters who want to heat things up in a whole new way, the alluring designs in Romantic Hand Knits will help them light the fires.
New Pathways for Sock Knitters Book One by Cat Bordhi
8 new kinds of sock architecture, 26 individual patterns and 8 master patterns (which can be made in any size, any gauge, with infinite variations)
Monday, August 27, 2007
- Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK
- Cashmere Merino Silk Aran
- Cashmere Merino Silk DK
- Sublime Kid Mohair
We were very happy to get in more Malabrigo in worsted weight. It is truly our favorite. The colors are so beautiful. We also got in some of the Malabrigo lace weight. For more information about Malabrigo, click here.
In addition, we received Louet mohair in lace and worsted weight.
FINALLY we found places for all the new yarns. It was tough, but we were happy to get it all out for you to see!!!
Thursday, August 23, 2007
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
- Cast on and join yarn on a circular needle
- Create eyelets for a drawstring strap
- Attach new yarns, carry unused yarns, and weave in ends
- Use double pointed needles
- Close the bottom of any tube to create a bag or hat
- Create a twisted cord purse strap
(Please Note: The Cabaret Bag is a Merely a Suggestion pattern and is included with the class. It is not available for sale.)
Friday, August 17, 2007
Thursday, August 16, 2007
Need extra help on a project? This is the time for you! Every Tuesday from 6pm-7:30pm, Sandy is offering "Sit and Knit/Crochet" sessions . If you need extra help on a project, these sessions are perfect. Sandy will help you with your problem and answer any questions that you have. Each session is $15 per 1 1/2 hours. To attend a session, you must register by 3pm the day of. To register for a session, please give us a call at 704.373.7742 or come by. Payment is due at the time of registration. (Please note: All sessions need a minimum of 2 participates to run).
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
New Pathways for Sock Knitters Book One by Cat Bordhi
8 new kinds of sock architecture, 26 individual patterns and 8 master patterns (which can be made in any size, any gauge, with infinite variations).
Jane stopped by and got the first copy!
From cast-on stitches to binding off, this handbook details the simple steps needed to turn seemingly complicated sock knitting projects into easy and enjoyable activities. Helpful photographs and instructional drawings ensure that even inexperienced knitters will be able to produce high-quality socks and handle more complicated techniques, such as the Kitchener stitch at the toe. Using instructions for five different sizes—from child through adult large—at five different gauges, knitters can produce styles ranging from delicate dress socks to thick and furry slipper socks. More adventurous knitters can add variety and flair by following one of 16 unique designs or trying one of the dozens of rib, cable, and lace patterns provided. With plenty of tips and a handy stitch dictionary, this guide unleashes the creativity and fun of sock knitting.
Discover more patterns, more stitches, and more styles-this follow-up to the award-winning bestseller Sensational Knitted Socks presents new possibilities for knitting great socks! Combine the yarn, gauge, stitch pattern, and size of your choice to knit more than 1,000 variations of adult- and kid-sized socks Start with 11 basic designs; then try loads of different looks with an all-new stitch-pattern library. Choose your favorite technique-use four or five double-pointed needles or two circular needles.