Knitter’s Pride Goodies

My tools are very important for me and I always appreciate if they are helping me enjoy my work. Here is the latest addition to my arsenal. I received a wonderful collection of supplies from Knitter’s Pride that I would like to share with you. The Knitter’s Pride Interchangeable Needle Holder will keep your needles […]

The Needle keeper or simply the Magic Wand

I have to admit that I love to have good tools that not only help me with my work, but have a great idea behind them. I just recently learned about this one. Have you seen it? This is so brilliant but simple that everyone can look at it and say: “O.K. Why did not I […]

Buffy Ann Designs

Buffy Ann Designs recently sent me these yarn cozies. I did not know I needed these but now I don’t want to knit without them. If you’ve had the disruptive experience of a ball of yarn that insists on coming apart while you are knitting, then you need to try these cozies. They keep your […]

Noro Lace 30 Exquisite Knits

A new book from Noro is out and it is worth taking a look at it. I love Noro yarns and I love lace, so when I received this book I couldn’t wait to look at all of the gorgeous and colorful designs. There is really something for everyone in this book. The photography showcases […]

Knitter’s Pride: dreamz and KARBONZ

Recently I’ve received two sets of Knitter’s Pride needles from Stefanie Goodwin-Ritter from Stitchcrafmarketing.com for review. Most of the time I work with circular needles. I like them to be metal and smooth so I can knit quickly and the yarn does not catch between the cord and the needle. For that reason I never really looked at Knitter’s […]

Knitting Fresh Brioche, Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns

A new book by Nancy Marchant is out and we are in for a treat with many incredible brioche patterns that Nancy developed for us to use. In this book there is a stitch dictionary with more than 70 original two-color patterns. All patterns are charted with symbols developed by Nancy. Nancy said while finishing her first […]

The New Tunisian Crochet

Attention, all the crocheters out there: This book The New Tunisian Crochet by Dora Ohrenstein  is a treasure.   Besides great patterns and a big portion for a stitch dictionary, it covers a wide range of topics including the known history about this technique, where and when it is thought to have originated, technique how to, stitches to explore and […]