The Joule Hat is knit in the round using the two stranded knitting technique. A self-striping yarn allows for gorgeous color changes without many ends to weave in.
The Joule Mittens are knit in the round using the two stranded knitting technique. A self-striping yarn allows for gorgeous color changes without many ends to weave in.
Tell me a little bit about yourself.
I’m a fiber artist who knits and spins, and I also dye my own yarn and wool roving.
The name The Yellow Hobbit comes from the fact that I’m a Tolkien fan, and I consider myself to be a hobbit because I’m really short (I’m 4′11″). Being a hobbit is much more fun than just being short. I started going by this nickname my freshman year of college, and it stuck. So I figured that it would be a good name for my store as well.
My name is Mary and I am a very busy lady. I am the Director of a community museum which brings a lot of stress into my life, yet gives me the opportunity to be creative. I have one daughter who is away at University studying to be a teacher for handicap children. I live in the small community that I was born in and share my life with my best friend, 4 adopted cats and a little dog called Rosie.
A new study just came out indicating Autism affects 1 in 110 children and 1 in 70 boys. Help promote awareness of this condition by knitting the Autism Awareness Puzzle Hat.
Children’s S (M, L, Adult)
Circumference 16 (17, 18, 20)”
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic)
MC: 50g of Navy
A: 50g of Scarlet
B: 50g of Mustard
C: 50g of Dusty Blue
US 8 (5.0mm) knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
18 stitches + 26 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) while working in stockinette stitch
The pattern is knit flat and uses Intarsia method of color work. There is a separate chart for each of the sizes.
Shari Elf has converted an old Fotomat booth into The World Famous Crochet Museum! When you first arrive at the Crochet Museum you are greeted with a welcome sign made from Scrabble letters. The 40-square-foot lime green museum sits tucked behind Elf’s Art Queen gallery in Joshua Tree along State Highway 62.
The museum displays hundreds of crochet items bought, donated and found over the years, from crochet Oreos to Bert and Ernie to the crochet poodles that once hid Granny’s liquor bottles.
Yarn stores in Buenos Aires, Argentina are operated much differently than those in the United States. I recently visited Buenos Aires and shopped at a few of their local yarn stores. Their unofficial yarn district had about 15 yarn shops within a 2 block area, along the 900 block of Scalabrini Ortiz. . Read more
Lacey Smith of prettylittle.etsy.com was gracious enough to invite us into her Portland, Oregon home, where she shared her refined process for making unbearably cute mouse booties.
See Etsy’s handmade Blog for more info.
Danelle spins and knits from Persian Cat hair.