I have to admit that I am a sucker for anything that shimmers and shines – everything from nailpolish to shoes, and yes, yarn too! This is exactly why I could not wait to see our newest yarn, Stroll Glimmer, which shimmers and shines and looks simply stunning. When the box of samples finally arrived at the office, everyone rushed over to look through the colors and to see the pretty sparkles in person.
Any fan of Elizabeth Zimmermann knows about her love and respect for the humble garter stitch. In Knit One Knit All,
Elizabeth’s daughter, Meg Swansen, collected 39 patterns that were not
published in any of EZ’s other books. These were scattered among notes
and journals from 1972.
Before we announce our winners, we first would just like to say thank you to everyone who commented on the Teeny Tiny Mochimochi giveaway post! We got a total of 2491 comments, wow! I guess a lot of us really …
I am so excited! One of my all time favorite designers, Anna Hrachovec, has a new book out!
As many folks know, I’ve been a fan of Anna Hrachovec’s cute creatures for a long time now. And for the past year, she’s been doing a weekly post of Tiny Things on her blog….and now there’s a whole book of her Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi!
(for many of you anyway)
We hope you had a wonderful summer, now that the unofficial end to summer is this weekend! We had a BBQ with our sister companies to celebrate the sunshine (our last one got rained out – it’s been a very cold summer here in Oregon/Washington)
We had the 3 perfect ingredients for a great BBQ:
We had food…
Everyone at the Knit Picks office has officially caught mochimochi mania! This week, Alison interviews Anna Hrachovec, author of the books Knitting Mochimochi and Teeny-Tiny Mochimochi. Both of these books are filled with fun, brilliantly imaginative and innovative toys to …