Projects

Mariner Socks

Years ago when I first started America's Knitting, I met a local gal (to me), that dyed yarn.  She did a yarn that had the colors of our local major league baseball team (Seattle Mariners) in it.  Every season the ball club had an event called Stitch 'n Pitch.  I had decided that I would be a vendor and showcase our website and how it worked. I...

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Midnight Craving

Diana, our Ravelry moderator, knit Midnight Craving by Jennifer Weissman.  Diana used Malabrigo Yarn Sock in colorway #857 light of Love purchased at Rainy Day Yarns in Gig Harbor, Washington.  Doesn't this picture just scream SPRING?? Midnight Craving is a paid pattern over on Ravelry.  I love it, and the shawl.  I'm so inspired, I have to go...

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Tiny Lumberjack

Debbie, a member of our Ravelry group, and also somewhat local to us here at America's Knitting, knit this adorable Tiny Lumberjack hat, designed by Fiona Alice!  the yarn that Debbie used is Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport.  It seems like we are always looking for hats for baby, and toddlers.  I also love how you are seeing people wearing more...

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A Year of Fair Isle

In January, Carmel announced that she was going to knit a different fair isle hat every month for the whole year.  This was her first hat.  She chose the Basic Norwegian Star Hat by Cara Jo Miller.  Carmel named her hat the Hawaii Star because she was on vacation in Hawaii during January.  Honestly, I was impressed that she was knitting the whole...

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Blend on the Water

...makes me think of the song "Smoke On The Water" by Deep Purple!  But this shawl is by Cally Monster (Monsterknits on Ravelry)!  Cally used 4 shades of Baah! Sonoma, a gorgeous dk weight yarn!  I am in love with these 'fade' type projects.  I have to admit that haven't cast on for one yet, but it's super on my mind.  If I did cast on for one, I...

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Easy Goes It shawl

Sherri's back with another shawl!  Sherri knits all kinds of things for her store.  Yep, she's a crazy fast knitter and actually does a lot of knitting.  Every time I visit her store, Rainy Day Yarns in Gig Harbor, Washington, her store is light, clean and organized.  She's never knitting, knows where everything is at and always has a smile on...

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Seeded Hat

Ronda is the owner of Main Street Yarn Shop in Hartford, Wisconsin.  She designed this great worsted weight hat called Seeded by Ronda H.  This is a paid pattern available over on Ravelry.  Ronda used Malabrigo Yarn Worsted for her hat.  I love it Ronda!

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Winter Olympics

Jackie, knit this years Winter Games 2018 Cowl by Tanis Gray!  I have this on needles too - BUT, mine didn't get finished.  I swear I will finish it one day!!  Back to Jackie -- she used Malabrigo Yarn Worsted in three colors.  Way to show your pride Jackie - GO TEAM USA!!  Jackie purchased the yarn for this project at Conversation Threads Fiber...

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Lieselotte Shawl

Meet 'merrysherri'!  That is Sherri's Ravelry name - and she owns Rainy Day Yarns in Gig Harbor, Washington!  I love this store, and I love Sherri!!  Her store is chock full of yummy yarniness, including her own special hand dyed yarns that she sells in house.  But, here we have the Lieselotte Shawl by Beatrice Perron Dahlen.  Sherri used Skacel...

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BA Cool

Hey Y'all -- Carmel has knit so many of these hats, we can't even count anymore!  This hat by Joji Locatelli is very current and on trend.  Joji is always coming up with new patterns ALL.THE.TIME!  Carmel used Cascade Yarns 128 Superwash.  LOVE LOVE LOVE, and that pom pom shut.up!!  You can download BA Cool over on Ravelry!

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Isle of Innisfree

Mel is a local gal (to me here in the PNW), that is a member of our Ravelry group -- why yes, we have a Ravelry group.  It started out small, but it's growing all the time.  She knit these lively St. Patrick's Day socks for herself.  I think they are wonderful.  Anyone who knows me, knows I love all things Irish!  AND I love this picture - cute!!...

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Ginger’s Slouche

About four years ago, Carmel & I took a fair isle knitting class at Debbie Macomber's A Good Yarn Shop.  We both knit cool hats.  Of course Carmel finished hers in good time.  Me, well that's another story -- I did mention 4 years ago WHATEVER!!  So here in my finished hat finally.  I learned so much from that class by Sheila Joynes.  She has...

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