In Yarn Works, Wendy breaks down the dyeing process by type of dye, and by fiber, and does it so clearly and in such a non-confusing manner that just about any fiberista will walk away feeling a bit more expert in their understanding.
I definitely appreciate sock knitters. I’ve long felt that most of the staying power that the popularity of knitting has experienced over the past decade is due to the army of sock knitters who keep so much excitement bubbling in the knitting world.
I have played around with brioche in my knitting life, and I will admit that in the past I have not been the biggest fan of this intriguing way of creating a rich, deep fabric with yarn and needles. Perhaps it’s because I’m gluten free? I’d read articles by Nancy Marchant, which were fascinating, but…
I present you with my 2014 Valentine’s Wish List. I figure if my husband has good, firm hints I’m more likely to wake up on Feb 14th with something I can fully enjoy! (Remember, there’s nothing more satisfying to a gift giver than the knowledge that their gift is appreciated and loved. Sometimes a well-placed hint can make this possible!)
So are you enchanted? Would you like a copy of Crochet At Play? Simply leave a comment below telling me the MOST FUN ITEM you ever crocheted or knit. It doesn’t have to have been for a child, just something that was a blast to work up, something you thoroughly enjoyed!
Happily, I can drown my sorrows in the pages of her new book, Knitting Outside The Swatch!
Personally, I feel sock knitters have done more with their passion and skill to raise the level of our craft than any other specific group of knitters!
It’s widely known that I love hats, and ANY book that brings more folks to the hat-loving fold is absolutely dandy with me!
Today’s giveaway is for TWO books, and I’ll ship them on Thursday Priority Mail so you actually have a chance of getting them by Christmas!
I’ll give away a book every few days so I can get them shipped to you by Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate!) Ideally, if you win one of them it would be a lovely gift for YOU (and you can make gifts for your friends USING the book!)