Category Archives: Books

Vampire Knits Contest winners!

Wow, it’s so great to see so many people excited about this book!  We had 2091 entries before 5pm PST on September 13.  I went to my trusty Random Number Generator and picked 7 winners! Winner #1 #1920 – Beth R.! Winner #2 #1389 – Amanda T.! Winner #3 #83 – The Knitting Archaeologist! Winner #4 #451 – Amy D! Winner #5 #625 – H3Dakota! Winner #6 # 1615 – Michelle! Winner #7 #947 – Denise! I’ve sent emails to the address on the comment so if you’re a winner check your ...

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Vampire Contest

UPDATE 9/13 - Contest is now over!  We've posted our winners here!   Are you a fan of Buffy, Twilight, True Blood, Angel and The Vampire Diaries? (or like me & your vampire tastes run classic like the orginal Dracula)  Do we have a book for you! Vampire Knits a brand new book coming out next week and honestly, I was so excited to see it.  Mainly because several IDP designers are featured in it!

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“The Knitter’s Guide to Hand-Dyed & Variegated Yarn” Contest Winners!

Wow, a lot of you love to knit with variegated yarns!  We received 854 entries to this contest, but I used the random number generator to pick 5 winners.   The winners are:   748 Patricia Gallagher 800 Wannietta 419 Claire 21 Judy Eidick 66 Kristina T I will email each winner and mail a copy of The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed & Variegated Yarns and their favorite color of Wool of the Andes Bulky Hand Dyed to them!  

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Merry Christmas!

By now you know how I feel about Cathy Carron’s book, Cowlgirls. But, “Don’t leave!” I’m using Cowlgirls as a seque to a topic I think you will find very helpful. Cowlgirls is appealing to me because of the variety of designs, the practicality of the “cowls” and how quickly each project knits up. Now, think about the challenges many of us face when we begin to knit gifts for ...

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My 2nd cowl from Cowl Girls

You may have thought I was kidding when I showed you my first treasure from Cowl Girls by Cathy Carron. But, clearly, I could not resist! I love the hand-painted colors in Wool of the Andes Bulky - Beach Front. This one has twelve more inches of K2, P2 ribbing. Just the ticket for Chinese dinner out with friends tonight. Pass the veggie Moo Shu!

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