March 06, 2018 1 min read

0 Comments

Thanks for joining my Facebook live talk today! Here are items we discussed:

Spring Kerchief pattern by Sachiko Uemura, knit with Rowan Fine Lace.

Beatrix Potter Scarf/Stole pattern by Mercy Schwisow, knit with Zen Yarn Garden Superfine Fingering.  

April 8th Knit-a-long with Michele Hunter using Hikoo Concentric

"Create Your Own Fade" - Creating gradients without a gradient yarn (Blog post coming soon!)



Knitter's Pride Waves Crochet Hook Set

Susan Bates Crochet Hooks

Kelley Hobart
Kelley Hobart



Also in Alpaca Direct Blog

Our New Yarn: Sasquatch from Coeur d'Alene Yarns
Our New Yarn: Sasquatch from Coeur d'Alene Yarns

September 11, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

We're having a ball introducing you to our first yarn line, Coeur d'Alene Yarns. The first yarn in the line is Sasquatch, a fingering yarn hand-dyed locally in the Pacific Northwest and exclusive to Alpaca Direct!

Sasquatch is a sumptuous blend of 80% superwash Merino, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon. There are two types of this yarn, a tonal and a multi-color.

Read More
Knitting the Stonecrop Pullover by Andrea Mowry with our NEW YARN!
Knitting the Stonecrop Pullover by Andrea Mowry with our NEW YARN!

September 04, 2019 3 min read 0 Comments

Kelley is knitting the Stonecrop Pullover by Andrea Mowry, and she's using our new yarn, Sasquatch by Coeur d'Alene Yarns! There are a lot of skills to practice in this sweater, including short-rows, stranded colorwork, crochet bobbles, cables, and the tubular cast-on and bind off. Kelley shares some tips and tricks for a few of those skills!
Read More
Crochet a Mosaic Baby Blanket
Crochet a Mosaic Baby Blanket

August 13, 2019 2 min read 0 Comments

I love the look of mosaic knitting, and I wanted to try the technique with crochet. I found a wonderful tutorial on YouTube from AnnooCrochet Designs, so I thought I'd try it. First, I needed to explore the concept of mosaic crochet.
Read More

Subscribe