The Knit McKinley Podcast Episode 2 & Modifying the Beacon Hat for a Chunky Weight Yarn

Episode 2 includes yarn reviews of Urth Yarn's Harvest Worsted, Lion Brand's Hue + Me, and Lion Brand's Re-Spun Thick & Quick. If you buy something using the links on this blog post, I may earn a small commission (these are called affiliate links). You can read The Knit McKinley’s full disclosure policy here. Episode 2…

Sunset Nights: Yarn Review & Rotunda Cowl

The Sunset Nights yarn in the Atacama Desert colorway. I've been experimenting a lot with new yarns recently, especially Lion Brand's spring and summer offerings. One of these new yarns is Sunset Nights, a 90% acrylic/ 10% polyester yarn, with gradual color transitions that create an ombre effect. I picked up one ball of the…

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Super Simple, Super Bulky Knit Hat

The Super Simple, Super Bulky Hat is pretty much exactly what the name says. It’s a basic beanie pattern knit with super bulky yarn. If you’re a new knitter ready to take on knitting in the round and interested in knitting a hat, I’d give this pattern a try. If you’re a more experienced knitter looking for an under ninety-minute knitting project, this is a really fun, fast knit.