I think with Sunday marking the start of October, all of the bloggers rounded up to Halloween and were like, “Stop! It’s pumpkin time!”
I could look at this pretty yarn all dang day! Manos del Uruguay’s new yarn, Serpentina, is both hand dyed and handspun, which is why it’s incredible to behold.
One of my goals for Hands Occupied this year is being less buttoned up. Today I want to share more about what my first year as a full time knit & crochet designer looked like. Brace yourselves – it was a doozie!
Newsflash, fall doesn’t have to mean a slew of neutral colors with a dash of dark orange thrown in!
Would you look at these? From garden fairies to goats, these crochet patterns don’t disappoint!
The hugely popular pom pom trend shows no sign of slowing! Pom poms, tassels, yarn-adorned wall hangings, and latch hooking will continue to fill Pinterest and our blog feeds for many more months to come.
Who doesn’t love a good single skein knitting pattern? This checked scarf with bands of garter stitch at even intervals is both textural and masculine. A chain edge and knit and purl motifs really add a nice polish to this simple pattern.
Neutrals were out in force this week! I’m much more of a bold-colors-in-your-face kind of gal, but I know a lot of knitters and crocheters are all about neutrals, which I can totally respect.
Mark your calendars and start picking your yarn, the next Read Along Knit Along starts October 2! We are going to be reading & discussing one of my all-time favorite books, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, and knitting The Scarf of Dreams, a mystery design very much inspired by the book