Bahamas and Back Again

KnitcircusApr 25, '14

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 →

Leaf Lace, KAL’s and Good Times

KnitcircusMar 11, '14

In the Lair It’s March, so we have a new featured color in the shop; it has to be green, of course, and my whizz-bang office manager Chris named this soft gradient Lothlorien. We both fell in love with this pale blue-green … Continue reading →

Knitcircus Podcast #34

KnitcircusSep 18, '13

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: Triangular and Crescent Shawls

KnitcircusMay 16, '13

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

KnitcircusMay 7, '13

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 →