Top 10 Gifts at Knitcircus

I’m always running late with my holiday gifts. Every year, in about the second week of December, I promise that next year, finally, I will start thinking about gifts in November. (Some of you actually manage to think about gifts … Continue reading
November 14, 2016 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #90

Once again, Jaala and Amy visit with the microphone on… see what we talked about! Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Amy’s Gradient Yoke Sweater, by Amy Detjen Hitchhiker Scarf, by Martina Behm Silk Moon Crescent Shawl, by Jaala Spiro Laeta … Continue reading
November 01, 2016 by Knitcircus

Socktober at Knitcircus

After knitting for almost 17 years, I’ve finally fallen head over heels for socks. (And discovered the beauty of sock puns.) I’m enjoying pretty vanilla sock patterns, mostly playing with cool yarns and getting to know heel and toe structures. … Continue reading
October 05, 2016 by Knitcircus

New Shawl Roundup

One of my favorite things is to lurk search around Ravelry looking for projects made with our yarn, and the shawls just keep coming. Today I needed to share the inspiration with you that I keep turning up in my Ravelry … Continue reading
September 20, 2016 by Knitcircus

Mischief Managed: First of the Fall Literature Collection

Mischief Managed! The first color in the new Fall Literature series blends Weasley-hair tones and Gryffindor yellow with deep blues of a night sky. The photo below provided the inspiration. Of course, who could not love the Weasley twins? Ron … Continue reading
September 02, 2016 by Knitcircus

Shawl Eye Candy

In hosting our Pick a Shawl KAL on Ravelry, in which participants choose a Knitcircus gradient and any shawl pattern, I’ve been absolutely blown away by Ravelers’ efforts. This KAL is ongoing, if you haven’t cast on already. I’ll shepherd … Continue reading
August 31, 2016 by Knitcircus

Favorite Character from Literature #3: Liz

Hiya! It’s Liz here. You’ve met me here on the blog in the last couple months, and Jaala asked me to share my favorite character from literature, Anne of Green Gables.     As a child I devoured the Anne … Continue reading
August 23, 2016 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast 88

Listen on Libsyn or iTunes. Amy and Jaala are in stitches. Or at Stitches. Or something stitchy…. Mentioned this podcast: Susan B Anderson Stitches Midwest Franklin Habit Buffalo Wool Makers Mercantile Amy’s Upcoming Ireland Trip Big Bang Theory Wisconsin Sheep … Continue reading

Pick a Shawl KAL

There’s still time left to join our Pick a Shawl KAL over in our Ravelry group – our cast on date is August 15. Choose a shawl pattern and a Knitcircus gradient and post it our thread. Check out the … Continue reading
August 03, 2016 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #87

Who doesn’t love Kaffe Fassett? Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival Kaffe Fassett’s Bold Blooms Stitches Midwest Boo Knits  
July 29, 2016 by Knitcircus