When the famous Marianne Dekkers-Roos wants to send you a copy of her new book to review, you shout YES!! and wait patiently for it to arrive. Find "Colorful Crochet" at Amazon, Target, and read more on Google Books. I love it so much and am proud to share more about it! Marianne has created… Continue reading Colorful Crochet: Finally, a blanket for ME!
When I got my hands on Scheepjes Spirit yarn, I knew it was something special. It has a beautiful "halo" about it like a wool yarn, but it is actually a cotton blend. And the subtle monochrome color changes are to die for. I love it so much I have to tell you all about… Continue reading Scheepjes Spirit
You may remember my post back in mid-June when I photographed my first experience dyeing yarn with a BQueen Dye Box. If you haven't seen that post, please hop over! It talks about the process and you'll see the gorgeous yellow Safflower-dyed yarn. ❤️❤️ (The pattern for this square is "Crystal" from the Vibrant Vintage… Continue reading BQueen Collection – Custom Dye Box
Buy Scheepjes Roma Big at WoolWarehouse*! I'm not kidding when I say I've never worked with a yarn this chunky, but when I started drafting pattern designs for my upcoming book, I got a picture in my mind that a thick yarn would be perfect for this certain project. A quick search landed me on… Continue reading Scheepjes Roma Big Yarn
I wanted to introduce y'all to a durable DK yarn that I just started using. Chances are if Scheepjes Colour Crafter isn't already your go-to DK powerhouse, you have one that popped in your mind. I used to use a different one too, (probably the one you thought of!!) but the moment I laid hand… Continue reading Scheepjes Colour Crafter: A yarn stash staple.
Check out Wool and the Gang for this Billie Jean denim yarn - made out of upcycled denim remnants straight from the jeans factory! I've used this yarn in a large blanket project for my upcoming book (!) and I've really enjoyed working with it. Is it squishy soft? No.. But it's not meant to… Continue reading Billie Jean Yarn