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Winner for Pattern Giveaway

Congratulations, Angelica. Check your inbox for the pattern coming soon! And in other news, head on over to Holla Knits. They are calling for submissions for next spring!

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Holla Knits Blog Tour: Rolling Thunder

I love providing new masi|knits yarns for the Holla Knits collections. And this season is no exception. There are so many awesome patterns, I can’t decide which one to cast on first. But Rolling Thunder is one of my absolute … Continue reading

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Nantucket Colorways for Fall 2013

This fall, the Nantucket collection includes colors inspired by the New England seascape, especially in the winter. Beaches in the fall and winter are a very New England phenomenon in my mind. Having grown up in Southern California, the thought … Continue reading

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New Shawlette pattern for Bottoms Up yarn available on Ravelry

Latest (FREE) shawl pattern up on Ravelry now. Check it out, download it, and try it out. Uses two skeins (almost exactly) of Bottoms Up. I used Screwdriver for the sample.

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The new hangtags are here! The new hang tags are here!

The new hang tags are here! The new hang tags are here! It is hard not to feel like this:

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Nachtfalter KAL

There is a really fun KAL for Nachtfalter that is happening now on Ravelry. I have decided to make a mini version for a size 6 child. (Partly to appease my daughter who seems to think that all knitting done … Continue reading

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Knitting in the Dark

I love these Light Saber knitting needles. Some quick calculations (hopefully, I have done this right), means that the 3/8″ lucite rod will yield needles that are roughly 9mm/US 13. It seems like you could make smaller sizes as well. … Continue reading

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Holla Knits Blog Tour: Nachtfalter

I am thrilled with the new Spring/Summer 2013 collection from Holla Knits. Particularly with the Nachtfalter top by the incomparable Stephanie Pollmeier which was knit up using our own Bottoms Up in Caipirinha. This looks so fun to knit. Darling … Continue reading

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Pina Colada colorway

I am loving this bright cheery yellow we are calling Pina Colada in the Bottoms Up line. It’s a soft buttery yellow with a slight bent towards orange.  

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Blue Hawaiian colorway

Introducing the latest colorway to the Bottoms Up line this spring… Blue Hawaiian. This is an oceany teal blue that brings to mind tropical beaches and drinks with umbrellas in them. And in honor of the new color, here is … Continue reading

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