Beginning Knitting with Lila

Lila, our fantastic CustomFit sweater instructor has offered to take on Beginning Knitting of an Evening. She will be utilizing the Tin Can Knits Beginning Knitting Series to start the novice knitter off on their new adventure in yarn! The Simple Collection from Tin Can Knits is a learn to knit collection with a series […]

Stone Point Poncho

A wonderful transitional garment knit with the newest fiber from the Fibre Company – Luma – a lofty blend of organic cotton, linen, and silk which makes garments made of this fiber light, feminine and seasonless. Join Mary in creating this comfy piece of elegance. In the first class we will swatch and you will learn how […]

Free Hat Patterns Newborns

http://www.touchinglittlelives.org/barbhat.html http://danettesangels.tripod.com/patterns/creative_preemie_hat.html http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/bevs-baby-ribs-hat.htm Red Hats for Newborns + A Free Pattern http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@mwa/documents/downloadable/ucm_466007.pdf Free Knitting Pattern…Baby Bear Hat for Preemie, Newborn, and Baby!

Mandalas

A mandala (Sanskrit: मण्डल, lit, circle) is an ancient spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the universe. In common use, “mandala” has become a generic term for any circular diagram, chart or geometric pattern that represents the cosmos metaphysically or symbolically; a microcosm of the universe.

Skills to Knit By: Estonian Mitt

March’s skill building module will be a densely knit mitt steeped in Estonian Tradition. Katies inspiration  was a free pattern on Ravelry – Maja– fingerless mittens with roositude inlay pattern by Helen Wallin. The thumb gusset is unique in that it has increases on one side only.  In addition, Katie added braids and alternative roositude […]

Beaded All-Season Cap and Fingerless Mitts

Carol will be introducing you into beading with her patterns for an all-season beanie and fingerless mitts made out of any sport weight yarn.  You may also use doubled Kidsilk Haze for an awesome lightweight yet warm set! Choose which item you wish to start with and time permitting start the other before class is over. […]

Mesa Trails Alpaca

Mesa Trails Alpaca  opened in 2015 in Douseman, Wisconsin.  Their growing herd of over 100 alpaca yields more than enough fiber for Stacey to enjoy so they have opened their farm to the public with services and products. They are living the dream, they say! Family owned and operated, they are one of the few fiber mills […]

Crochet Fingerless Mitts

Hook up these beginner mitts in a flash with Carolyn. The pattern is free on Ravelry  and called Colorful Stripey Fingerless Mitts. For beginning crochet students we will be making the mitts out of one color worsted yarn on a G hook. These are to be crochet quite tightly….. Prerequisites: Chain stitch Single Crochet Techniques Learned: […]

Feb Module: Stranded Two ColorKnitting

Stranded Knitting will be the focus of the February Module. Stranded Knitting is Two Color Knitting where the yarn is carried on the private, inside of the knitting and the public, outside displays simple or intricate patterning. This month’s primer will have you build a handsome 2 color stranded knitting Scandinavian Star Hat. You will become […]

Blog from the White Knuckle Knitter

  It’s A Family Thing   I pulled my favorite sweatshirt out of the dryer (it is actually the only sweatshirt I own) and while putting it over my head I recalled an incident from over the summer. I was on the boat to Isle Royale up in Lake Superior and since it was early […]