Tuesday, April 27, 2010

A fresh look at Eden


Using KFI's King Tut yarn, Cathy O. updated Eden (from the ever-popular Ella Rae Book Thirteen: Studio Collection) by knitting this fall pattern in a cool summer cotton. King Tut is a 100% Egyptian cotton yarn featuring a beautiful twist and subtle sheen with great stitch definition. More than 15 colors of this easy care yarn are available at the boutique. Stop by to pick yours up today!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Berroco Origami and Kiama

If you're a follower of the Yarn Harlot's blog, you probably saw her April 15th post about Berroco Origami and the Kiama pattern. If her post piqued your interest in this unique yarn, stop by Yarns By Design today to see it in person!


With eight gorgeous colors ranging from brights to neutrals to choose from, and a pattern booklet featuring Kiama and seven other patterns to knit and crochet, you're sure to find a welcome addition to your spring and summer wardrobe.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Windansea hat: the perfect summer topper!


Designed by Kristi Porter and knit in Berroco Seduce, this sunhat provides enough cover to keep the sun off your face, but never feels hot or heavy. The free pattern calls for just two skeins of Seduce (Sandy used color 4436), millinery wire (available at the boutique) for the brim of the hat and elastic for the crown. We have 11 gorgeous colors of Seduce here at the boutique for you to choose from!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Debra's Garden Knitting Gauge Pendants

Looking for the perfect new accessory? How about a needle gauge that's pretty enough to wear?


This 1.5" x 1.25" lightweight needle gauge is as beautiful as it is accurate. The pendants are available in US measurements from 0-17, and just in is a sock and lace gauge with US and metric measurements from 000000 to 6 and .75mm to 4mm, respectively. Use this handy gauge as a pendant on your favorite chain, as a key ring or bag charm, or as a useful zipper pull on your knitting notions bag. The numbers on the gauge are lasered in and will not wear off. Stop by the boutique to pick up yours today!