Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Woman Behind Knitted Knockers.Org

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Meet Barbara Demorest of This is such a wonderful story and organization, I know you will be inspired to find out more information and learn how you can get involved and donate, please visit 

Are you going to Stitches West in 2016? Stop by and visit Barb at booth #1235.

Have a happy, healthy 2016 and beyond,


Thursday, December 24, 2015

Holiday Wishes...

May peace, joy and knitting fill your holiday season,

May your cup be filled with your favorite hot drink with dreams of what you can create,

And may your new year be filled with an open hearted awareness of just how wonderful you are.

Celebrate your life,

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Thanksgiving Blessings...

Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way.
Native American Saying

Have a happy, safe and peaceful holiday,

Sunday, October 18, 2015

New! Outlander Knit and Crochet Kits and more...

There are some new knitting and crochet goodies for Autumn 2015.  Here we go!

This super adorable Inside Out Ribbed Hat FREE PATTERN!
Designed by Margery Winter is made with Zaps!

Zaps is a super-bulky yarn, at Lion Brand Yarns which combines a 2 ply strand of a solid color, with a strand of a contrasting, color changing yarn. Zaps produces a lightweight fabric with surprising pops of color.

 Outlander the Series Kit: Return to Inverness Cowl (Knit)
One of 14 kits!  My favorite has to be this Knit Return to
Inverness Cowl
 made withWool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

Don't you love the look of Autumn Knitting?

Margaret (ready to knit, sip pumpkin spice lattes and walk in the crisp air of Autumn)

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Weekend Wanderings for Knitters

Got Stash?   
Do you need a handy place for your yarn? Try these cool Knitterella Project Bags. They are direct-to-garment printed on a roomy 12" x 16" muslin bag with a drawstring and oh so portable at a affordable price.

Need yummy yarn?

Do you have a special project in mind but don't have the yarn? Search for yarn easily by color, weight,and project. There are fabulous handmade yarns available by customer minded shops who often take requests. It's an eye candy experience for sure.  

Noble Knits, Feel Good Yarn Company are fun places to visit if your looking for kits, special holiday offers and free patterns.

Try Knitting on the Net if you're looking for stitches to create your next knitting project. It's a great resource for knitters of all levels.

Agusta Shawl Free Pattern

Last but certainly not least visit Fairmont Fibers, LTD. and enjoy lush free patterns.

Have a wonderful holiday weekend. Happy knitting!



Monday, August 24, 2015

Here are just a few of the knitting projects waiting for you!

Merry Meet Market Bag

 Knit Knitavian Style is available as an ebook for only $3.99 in the Author House Bookstore.  Hooray! Grab your download today and begin your fall knitting with glee.

SoHo Saturday Scarf

Cotton Bobble Throw

Delicate Desire Fingerless Gloves

Lolly Luscious Hat

Knitavian Shruggle

Happy Knitting!

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Happy Camper!

Hi happy knitters!

Every summer I try to take a new course and try to challenge my creativity, have loads of fun, and enjoy experimenting with new tools.  This summer I took  Jessica Swift's Pattern Camp. It was all new for me, but Jessica made it fun and easy to feel free to experiment and practice. If you love patterns and want to learn more about how to create them in a supportive environment, this is the course for you. Jessica offers videos, pdf's, and so much more to keep you inspired.  You will learn the tools to create pattern art, create materials to promote your business or sell in your Etsy shop.  Jessica is an inspiring artist and business woman and one of my favorite designers.  She offers extra goodies with the course to keep your creativity and enthusiasm going.  Go to Jessica Swift E-course for more details.

Hope you're trying new things this summer and as excited about Fall 2015 knitting as I am.


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Summer Knits

What's on your summer knitting list?
Here are some summer knitting patterns to keep you inspired through the lazy days of summer.

Spring/Summer Collection with 13 classic designs and instructions for sizes Small to 3X!

The Fall 2015 issue is now available...
Visit Knit Simple Mag to see the free preview of the latest edition, puruse free patterns,enter give-aways, join in the latest knit-a-long and enjoy the latest new colors and knitting pattern joy!
Happy summer knitting, everyone!
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Knitting on the go has never been easier...

Walker Yarn Case
Keep your yarn neat and tidy with these colorful sturdy, plastic mesh cases from Walker Bags. Use for knit or crochet projects. 
Bigga Buddy Case
I love these cute and colorful cases for summer projects. Put tools and notions in this 9" x 4" x 2" faux-leather case with magnetized interior wall and removable divider.


                   Namaste Circular Needle Case

It's easy to organize your circular needles now in this faux-leather case with a unique accordion-style opening. 5 1/2" x 7" x 3 1/2" circular case has 14 tabbed pockets with blank inserts for labeling.  Colors are Caribbean, raspberry or eggplant!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Sock knitting for Spring!

I've had this mad desire to clean and reorganize house, car, and office, and most of all yarn stash.  The sock yarn has called out to me and I'm into the sock knitting zone lately.  I feel that some of you might also have sock knitting fever so here are some great sock patterns, books, and yarn to dive into.  Sock knitting is also super portable for traveling, baseball games, and poolside - you get the idea. Yarns come in all weights and fibers, including cotton blends which are nice for this time of year. It's a good idea to follow the recommended yarns in your pattern and to most of all enjoy creating them. 

Free Knit Pattern:  Geek socks from


Solefull Socks

"The eighteen patterns, most for three sizes (S, M, L), in this book will take your sock knitting in a new direction, literally! Instead of the conventional toe-up or top-down methods, you can now simply knit out from the middle of the sole, up over the foot and on up the leg, with no breaks for the heel and no stitches to pick up. You will view your sock toes in a whole new way when you knit from the ground up!"

Luscious Yarn:  Sock Yarn at Noble Knits!

Lovely Self Striping Yarn Selections on Etsy!

Looking for a knitting pattern, community, and inspiration?   Join Ravelry, it's free!



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