Hand Dyed Beauty

The exciting thing about this knit-along is the yarn. We have chosen a very basic sweater pattern (great even for beginners) to showcase the lovely hand-dyed yarn created exclusively for this knit-along.  This super soft wool has been kettle dyed along with a special gradient skein for the collar. If wool is not your thing…

Play on Gauge Knit-Along

A Play on Gauge

With a little help from your friend at Elgin Knit Works, Sandshore is a sweater that even a beginner can knit. What makes this such a wonderful sweater is that it is knitted at a loose gauge on a big needle. This results in an airy fabric that knits up quickly. If you purchase the…

Elgin Knit Along

The Loop Shawl

Our first knit-along of 2017 was a beautiful and versatile shawl, also known as “The Loop”. The Loop is a crescent shaped shawl using variegated yarns in a different way that shows off their beautiful colors without overwhelming the design. We have a huge selection of  fingering weight yarn ranging in price from moderate to…

Knit Along Fox Valley

The Quicksilver Shawl

In the summer of 2016 our knit-along group worked on Quicksilver by Melanie Berg. Quicksilver is worked flat from tip to edge, with garter stitch stripes and a lace mesh that knits up in the blink of an eye. Wedges of the lace fan between the striped sections, lending the shawl a lovely slanted shape….

Sweater Vest Knit-Along

The Mielie Vest

The Mielie (South African Maize) is the perfect transition piece. It’s simple, classic and utterly wearable in a number of fashionable ways. This vest style sweater is knit in stockinette stitch from the top down, mostly in one piece, with waist shaping. A ribbed collar is added once the body is complete, and is folded…