Episode 3 includes yarn reviews of Lion Brand's Comfy Cotton Blend & Cotton Candy Blend plus a closer look at the Farmer's Market Tote. 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Chevron Stripes Hat (PDF) Originally published as a free pattern on my blog in 2012, this is a pattern I really enjoy making - and hope you will too! It's a relatively quick knit using a worsted weight yarn and I've just always like the look of chevron stripes. The pattern has been refreshed and [...]