We are basking in the glory of our new yarn, Sasquatch by Coeur d'Alene Yarns, so I thought I'd start putting it together with some gorgeous patterns for fall.
First up is Sarabande, a stunning creation by Jana Markova. Isn't it wonderful?
I chose this pattern because it's a perfect project for Sasquatch, with its coordinating color combinations. Sarabande is written for three colors of yarn, but two would work just as well. You would need one skein of the color for the lace pattern and three skeins for the main color.
Here are three palettes that would work up beautifully.
This is my favorite for Sarabande, because it's so autumnal. Sunrise in the Meadow combines all of my favorite fall colors, including gold, umber, blue, and green; Nessy is just that perfect muted green that goes with everything. I can't imagine how beautiful this pairing would be!
This palette is wintery goodness: Naughty Lumberjack has those cool blues and whites with some warming golds and reds thrown in, and Emerald Loch is all shivery blue and silver. Such a fabulous look for winter accessorizing!
I can't think of a better project to cast on in the cooling days of autumn.
Download the free Sarabande Shawl pattern today and cast on!
Like many of you, I was researching various masks to make for my friends and family and wanted one that could be made quickly, had a nice fit around the nose, and provided an option for a replaceable filter to provide a little more protection for myself and others nearby. So I fired up my sewing machine and started experimenting!
I finally came up with a mask that I was happy with, so I thought I'd share it.
Handknit gloves are so special, and Kelley has whipped up a great free pattern for an easy pair, knit from our exclusive Bravo yarn. These gloves are soft and luxurious but also very practical. Alpaca is warm and light, so these gloves will be light as air.One of the challenges of knitting gloves is avoiding the holes that inevitably appear between the fingers, usually because enough stitches weren't picked up or they were picked up too loosely. Kelley has solved that problem!
Sometimes you just need an easy project to work on, and Kelley's new free pattern, the Simple Ribbed Hat, is the perfect cast-on for times like these.
We debuted this pattern on a recent Technique Tuesday on Facebook Live, and Kelley used it to demonstrated how to fix a few common mistakes knitters make all the time (even a pro-level knitter like Kelley!).
You'll learn how to fix dropped stitches, turn purls into knits, and fix incorrectly oriented stitches.