Knitting Notes, Project Ideas

Top 5 Things I’d Like to Do With Shibui Tweed Silk Cloud

We are so excited to introduce Shibui’s new yarn, Tweed Silk Cloud, to all of you this week.  This new yarn is a lace-weight blend of silk and mohair just like it’s big sis, Silk Cloud.  However, the silk is less ‘refined’ with a tweedy quality.  While it seems to have a bit more heft… Continue reading Top 5 Things I’d Like to Do With Shibui Tweed Silk Cloud

Knitting Notes, Project Ideas

Why We Knit: Mother’s Day Edition

With Mother's Day approaching, my husband is making extra overtures for me to take time for myself.  My annual request is pretty simple: I'd love a block of uninterrupted hours just for knitting.  Whether I'm doing selfish knitting, sample knitting or gift knitting, knitting is always something that is good for me.  It's good for… Continue reading Why We Knit: Mother’s Day Edition

Knitting Notes, Project Ideas

A Tale of Two Sweaters and some other knitting notes

Despite that I've been seemingly knitting more slowly lately, I feel like I've been a very productive knitter and have had some marvelous revelations that I felt the need to share. If you're in and out of the shop, you may know that I recently completed a shop sample, the Mitchell poncho made of Shibui's… Continue reading A Tale of Two Sweaters and some other knitting notes