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You've asked and we've listened! In this video, Katie demonstrates how to cast on using these unique DPNs. The Neko Needle mystery is now solved! Enjoy!
We’ve yet to see snow (he whispered, nervously) but winter has arrived in Chicago. This means that my friend Rosamund, shown here...has taken to sleeping at night wrapped in both the duvet and the electric blanket with her cold nose buried in my warm armpit.* I can’t blame her. I have more fur on my chest than she does, poor darling...
Come to our Brick and Mortar store THIS SATURDAY (11/26/16) to enjoy 20% off almost every item in the shop!
Not local? No worries! We'll be running the same deal on MakersMercantile.com on Cyber Monday!
Katie goes into detail about Zauberballs! What does it mean? How do you pronounce it? Just how many variations are there? Wonder no more!
My friend Euclid is always going on about how a straight line is the shortest distance between two points. I usually just tune it out, but staring at this length of free-form crochet really brought the point home to me...
This Makers' Minute covers the awesome addi® Express King knitting machine! It's the perfect way to get items like hats, scarves, flat panels and more done in a hurry!
With your purchase of this machine, you'll also receive your choice of one of our specially chosen yarn kits for no charge!
Check out the 30 minute hat video from Skacel here:
This Chocolate Chip Cowl is featured in the Winter 2016 issue of Knitscene Magazine. Katie tells you which HiKoo® yarns are used to make this cute and super snugly cowl that is sure to become your go-to cowl this winter.
Pick up a kit here!
By freeform standards, my form was not all that free. I was using one motif; albeit in two different weights with two different yarns, the finer of which (Schoppel Wolle Zauberball®) was gradually changing color. Even so, I struggled. My earliest blossoms were lopsided and scrunched, with a tension that could be kindly described as clenched...
I just LOVE what she did with the cookie cutters, and I want to go home and try to make some gingerbread men for Christmas! A garland of gingerbread men, christmas trees, and candy-canes! Oooh, maybe I will felt a flower onto the Zumie Gloves from the skacel Minilog! So much potential, and just enough time :)
Thank you for the awesome demo, Vickie! We're excited to be sending out these addiQuicks and seeing what you all come up with with your big bag of free wool!