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Designer Spotlight: Darling Little Romper by Mandi Yelland

  Mandi Yelland knits and designs primarily for newborn photographers, which means she almost always gets to see her items in use (and on adorable babies!). That includes her Darling Little Romper, a classic onesie knit in Andean Mist. The romper comes in three sizes (0-3 months, 3-6 and 6-12). It is worked entirely in stockinette… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Darling Little Romper by Mandi Yelland

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Designer Spotlight: My Friend Virginia by Rose Williams

Rose Williams has been knitting and crocheting for most of her life, but this year her projects have added meaning. She set a personal challenge to design patterns in honor of friends – picking one friend for each letter of the alphabet. My Friend Virginia is a lightweight mini-poncho named in honor of a fellow… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: My Friend Virginia by Rose Williams

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Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: My (Inter)Continental Hopedale Scarf

As much as I love knitting now, the pain and frustration of learning to knit (3 or 4 separate times, mind you) is still fresh in my mind. I've been wanting to try Continental knitting for a while, but dreaded the learning curve. I made it my New Year's resolution for 2015, and just a… Continue reading Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: My (Inter)Continental Hopedale Scarf

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Designer Spotlight: Simple Eyelet Cowl by Gretchen Tracy

Gretchen Tracy’s stash is filled with one or two skeins of various yarns that she is always trying to knit up in creative ways. Usually, she waits for the yarn to tell her what it wants to be…no matter how long it takes. Gretchen’s stash of Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine took a while to decide,… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Simple Eyelet Cowl by Gretchen Tracy

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Designer Spotlight: Little Man Waistcoat by Lissa Snyder

Lissa Snyder knows that designing is a process – sometimes, a very frustrating process. From mismatched pinstripes to a run-in with a hungry kitten, her latest design truly tested her patience. Despite those and other problems, she kept knitting until she got it right. She says it’s now one of her favorites! Lissa’s Little Man… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Little Man Waistcoat by Lissa Snyder

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Designer Spotlight: Evening Whispers by Kam Baker

By day, Kam Baker is the artistan behind Everyday Peacocks, a brand of fancy stitch markers and shawls pins that she refers to as “yarn jewelry.” By night, Kam is a multitasking mom of three, often cooking, cleaning and wrangling kids while knitting. She doesn’t have as much time as she’d like to design, but… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Evening Whispers by Kam Baker

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Designer Spotlight: Fresh T-Shirt by Edna Hart

Edna Hart’s design process often starts with yarn and color. From there she looks for an easy and memorable pattern stitch. She prefers to keep her patterns basic, so the yarn can really shine. The Fresh T-Shirt is a great example of Edna’s design style. Knit in our new spring yarn, Berroco Linus, the pattern… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Fresh T-Shirt by Edna Hart

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Designer Spotlight: Happenstance by Shelly Sheehan

Co-owner of The Yarnery in St. Paul, MN, Shelly Sheehan loves being surrounded by different colors of yarn. It’s this “eye candy” that gets her through the long, gray winters. Interestingly, it was construction – more than color – that inspired Shelly’s free pattern, Happenstance. The textured scarf features alternating sections of garter stitch, stockinette… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Happenstance by Shelly Sheehan

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Designer Spotlight: The Little House by Mary Lee

Mary Lee loves knitting Christmas ornaments for her friends and family. After all, they’re cute, quick to knit and one size fits everyone! This year she came up with a new ornament design, which can be customized to celebrate any special event! The Little House is a tiny, 3-dimensional ornament that looks exactly like it… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: The Little House by Mary Lee