New Stripes, New Shop, New KAL

Wow, Knitters, I’ve got so much that’s new and exciting to share with you! it’s hard to know where to start. New Shop First, and very big news to us: we have our own Knitcircus Yarns web store now! You … Continue reading

Announcing: Gradient Stripes Sock Yarns!

Hi, Knitters, Have I got some big news to share with you! We’ve been working on this for weeks and weeks and finally get to tell you about our brand-new Gradient Stripes Sock Yarns! Sock knitters have told us that … Continue reading

Bahamas and Back Again

More notes from the Bahamas! Internet faded in and out, but I did take advantage of my free time to check out StitchMaps, the new charting site developed by tech editor and author of Charts Made Simple, JC Briar. In … Continue reading

Finished Objects and a Travelling Circus

Hi, Knitters, Super Sewing Winners Thanks  to everyone who entered the Sewing Giveaway! The winners are: Mollie Make Woodland Friends: Valerie, 50 Pincushions: Nancy, and Super Stitches: Carmen. The lucky winners have been notified. Finished Objects Spending so much time dyeing … Continue reading

Make Your Own Gradient Sweater

I’ve been working on own version of the 30-Day Sweater Challenge sweater, and am making a gradient with several complementary skeins!  Learn more about it, the Sweater Challenge and some Knitcircus Yarns prizes to win on the skype segment Johnny … Continue reading

Knitcircus Podcast #34

Amy reveals knitting nuggets from Camp, Jaala can’t take her eyes off Dave the sheep shearer and everyone’s gearing up for serious fall knitting. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: Amy’s Ireland Trip Donegal tweed Wisconsin Sheep and … Continue reading

Using Gradients: Socks

Stripy Socks Making stripes in socks can be a challenge, unless you’re very familiar with the jogless jog technique, so clever knitters and yarnmakers have come up with lots of ways to create stripes using the yarn itself! Different yarns … Continue reading

Using Gradients: Triangular and Crescent Shawls

Gradient Yarns look so enticing in a cake with all of the pretty colors showing, but sometimes it’s hard to picture how they’ll knit up. Here are some tips for getting the most from your gradients with different shawl shapes. … Continue reading

Play Ball, Wind Yarn, Yarnover

Things have been hopping in the Lair, with Yarnover and two Yarn Clubs  not to mention spring springing… Last night, our plum tree began blossoming; this morning, the cherry tree joined in the fun. Yarnover was a blast; driving ninja Amy D got … Continue reading

Yarns Aplenty

  It’s an exciting day in the Evil Lair; we’re labeling and photographing yarns for our big Knitcircus Yarns debut weekend! Tomorrow, it’s the One Day Preview Sale in the Knitcircus Etsy shop, then Saturday, the outdoor event at beloved yarn store … Continue reading