Stitch Play: Softly Summer

Stitch Play: Softly Summer

You might have liked the simple little diamond lace pattern in my Yarn Play of Berroco Maya yesterday, so, for your knitting pleasure, here is the stitch pattern! First, sk2p means: slip the next stitch knitwise, then knit two stitches together and pass the slipped stitch over. Softly Summer Row 1 (RS): K1, *yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to end. Rows 2, 4, and 6 (WS): Purl. Row 3: K1, *k1, yo, sk2p, yo, k2; rep from

Finally Eva’s Pattern Release

Finally Eva’s Pattern Release

In May of 2012, my first niece was born – the sweet, fabulous, curly-headed Eva (I mean, seriously, she has the most beautiful head of wild curls that I have ever seen). She’s quite the Diva, but I totally failed her. I had a baby blanket in the works. In fact, it was 3/4 of the way done when she was born!! It was a fun knit with lovely lace that was beautiful in the alpaca yarn, but then work,

Fiber Fave: Everyday Lace by Heather Zoppetti

One of my very good friends, the infamous Heather Zoppetti, is debuting her first knitting book, Everyday Lace: Simple, Sophisticated Knitted Garments! It’s an exciting time because every ounce of blood, sweat, and tears from her tiny frame went into this collection; hard work really does pay off! I think you are really going to like this book.  Everyday Lace: Simple, Sophisticated Knitted Garments has a variety of projects for every type of knitter – small, easy pieces for the instant-gratification