The Mighty FOs
Magdolna hat by Emily Matisz out of Sublime Yarns Angora Merino in Ice Blue on size 4 (3.5mm) and size 7 (4.5mm) needles.
WIPs and Chains
Scrappy blanket with the pattern Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.
Bundle Up Cowl by Diane Lanthier out of Miss Babs Yowza in Biker Chick on size 5 mm (US8) needles.
Highland Peaks by Mina86 out of Cascade 220 Superwash in Cream, Brown and Dream in Color Classy in Green on size 6 mm (US10) needles.
Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic gradient Espresso-Crimson-Gold on size 3.5mm (US4) needles.
Kick in the Pants Socks by Lollipop Yarn, out of Julianna’s Fibre Lucid Dreams Sock, no colorway (I call it Forest Shade) self-striping on size 2.5 mm (US1.5) needles.
Hitchhiker by Martina Behm, out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in the Shagalicious colorway on size 3 mm (US2.5) needles.
Elven Pixie Baby Blanket by Tallgalknits out of Schachenmayr SMC Bravo in colorway 8184 on size 4.5mm (US7) needles.
Flash the Stash
New magazine subscription Creative Knitting
Stitch markers from rabbitribbit
A few patterns
1 skein Regia Design Line Hand-dye Effect by Kaffe Fassett, color 8852
Sock blockers from Rob
3 skeins of Queensland Collection Rustic Wool in colorway 31 from propper for charity knitting/crochet
3 skeins Regia 4-ply sock yarn (one skein #522, one skein #2066, one skein #44)
Bundle-Up Cowl Giveaway – WINNER
Off the Shelf – Book Reviews
Free Spirit Knits: 20 Knitted Garments and Accessories Inspired by the Southwest – by Anne Podlesak
(Interweave/F+W – $25.99 USD – $28.99 CAD – Released November 2015)
Knit your wildest dreams in windswept color and texture with indie dyer and designer Anne’s new book.
Anne shares a gorgeous collection of 20 knitted garments and accessories—for both men and women—that combine the beauty of the high desert with a sense of play and adventure.
These featured pieces have elegant silhouettes and rich color palettes. Free Spirit Knits includes a gorgeous knitted cardigan-style coat (Grand Canyon Coat), monochromatic knitted socks (Petroglyph Socks), stunning lace knitting (Aspens Sweater), and much more.
Whether your nearest canyon is made of rock or skyscrapers, Free Spirit Knits will see you knitting off into the sunset.
Save Your Pennies: Coupon Codes
Morgan from One Hook Double Stitch on Etsy – coupon code for 10% off until January 31 –TANGLED10
Darlene of Bags by Awesome Grannie on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
Lisa of SixmunchkinStitching on Etsy ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10
Happy knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving or whatever! Have a great week!