Projects

Here Comes Santa Clause

Is your LYS decorating for Christmas yet?  Well, if not, I'm sure they are planning that.  I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet.  BUT, in the knitting world, the art of gift giving has to start early.  Look what Ronda over at Main St. Yarn Shop (Hartford, Wisconsin) made.  I wonder if she will have classes for these fun little guys or if they...

read more

A Hat, A Shawl & Some Baby Socks

Carmel started out the year knitting fair isle hats, and she's still doing that, and here it is November now.  She's even started teaching others fair isle knitting.  Here is her Epistropheid hat by Kate Davies.  I love the way it turned out, and the pom pom is perfection!! Next up with Sherri, owner of Rainy Day Yarns in Gig Harbor Washington. ...

read more

Galiano Socks

Tracy from the Grocery Girls has now designed 2 new patterns for socks.  They are both amazing, but here is her first design...Galiano Socks.  These socks were named for a retreat that she and Jody attended in British Columbia's Galiano Island.  They had a magical time and Tracy designed these socks and named them for her trip and her...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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!

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

Yarn Shop Directory

Your source for finding Yarn shops in the United States.

Pin It on Pinterest