Lucky Locals: Projects We Love


Inspiration:

Projects We Love

Think Spring!

Just because the weather is threatening to turn to warm breezes and sweet smells doesn’t mean the knitting and crocheting season has come to a close! It is just time to adjust your thinking from warm and cozy to light and airy! Lighter bases, smaller projects and transitional layers are a great way to accessorize for a Michigan spring and the unpredictable weather it brings.

The sweet half pie shawlette seen in the above picture was both knit and designed by Ypsilanti native Alex Tinsley. She designed the pattern especially to show off the beauty of gradient yarns! This simple yet textured piece is just the right size for a spring layer and the Muse base keeps it light and drapey. Check out her blog dull roar to see her complete profile and to check out the many other patterns she has designed.


Firefly KL

The Evolving Stole above was knit by alysania. She modified this FREE PATTERN by Val Campion to remove a border which was intended to be knit on after completion of the stole and added on a bit of garter stitch instead. This is a great example of how we can all customize a pattern to use an evolution to its full potential. She used a medium cake of our light and airy Kabam in Firefly.


In the Showroom:

On Sale Now

In Like A Lion

Any qualifying in store purchase of $25.00 or more for the rest of the month enters you into the “In Like a Lion” Drawing.
The winner will receive a $50.00 gift certificate good toward anything in the showroom! Cha-Ching!

 

Free Pattern

Buy a Muse Medium in any in stock colorway and get your spring knitting started with The Traveling Woman Shawl Pattern by Liz Abinante free!

Project picture by Jane309


Minstrel AS

ashleybah knit this cute little “Firefly” shawl using an Arial small evolution of Minstrel. If you are looking for something a bit smaller than the other projects already featured then this is the one for you. It works well as a quick layer for your spring walk or as a sholder dusting shawlette at the first garden party of the season.

Juicy TC

Socks are a necessary part of everyones atire. Why not walk in style with these Juicy Summer Socks by liveinthesun. Knit in Tasty they are light and breathable and incredibly durable for those long evening walks with the ones you love.


Showroom hours are Tuesdays from 10-6 and Saturdays from 12-5 with additional times by appointment.

Click here – Make an Appointment to Shop the Showroom


Come See Us:

On the Road

Spring Fiber Expo

April 8th – 9th
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

Join us for a fiber fantasy at the Washtenaw Farm Council grounds in Ann Arbor Michigan.
$4 admission – one day
$6 admission – two days

Stitches Midwest
Shaumburg Convention Center

August 3-6, 2017
Join us in the Windy City for this region’s biggest show!
Vendors and Classes and Fiber – Oh My!

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