Saturday, December 6, 2008


wow! this is a winner for sure!
This cardi was knit with Bunny hop and the free pattern is here Big collar
Bunny Hop is a wonderfully soft yarn - with a whisper of angora for this marvelous softness-
colors here yarn colorsBunnyHop
and then there's Mr. Adorable, whose Name is Kenny. He's close to a year old now!!

Thursday, December 4, 2008

yummy colors too!

this cute bolero and hat are both free patterns Bolero-Hat set - something you might be able to zip up just in time for the holidays - or plan for an early spring gift!
the yarn is bamboozle, which is part bamboo - with it's plethora of natural properties, including
softness and being fun to knit!
you can see more color options here bamboozle colors

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

more wonderful new patterns!

this is a great new outfit!
it's a set of capelet and wristers free capelet pattern , knit in the roses colorway of bamboozle bamboozle colors.
this is a yummy bamboo yarn (great for vegans too)

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

This is it!! MINI-MOCHI contest- drawing

OK !!
it's time... we will have a drawing for 4 (FOUR) people to each win 2 balls [no color choice] of
new Mini-Mochi yarn. you can see it here Mini-Mochi and also look at pics of model socks [by me MMochi-Toddler tall socks] and wonderful wrister [by Adrienne MMochi-wrister]

the drawing starts NOW, and will end midnite 12/2 PST, [duh daylight time is over] so you have 2 wks to jump in and sign up [one entry only please]. 4 names will be chosen by random number generator.

what to do

1. leave a comment on this BLOG-post
it MUST have your blog addy or email so we can contact you
[if not able to contact you, LOL, i get to keep the yarn myself!!!... and i have this mattress I want to stuff so i need a lot of yarn !! :-) evil grin. ]

2. agree to send me/us pictures of what you knit - both "in progress" and "final" preferred, and allow us to show them on this blog and on the CrystalPalaceYarns site

3. for now, sorry, but you have to be in the USA so we can send it to you right away!
we only have a teeny bit of yarn here now, with the big stock coming in Feb. not telling you
where it's coming or you'd get there before me with a big truck!

4. only one entry per person & per family!

so comment away!

i will keep an eye on the blog and assign entry numbers.
but remember.... if i can't reach you to mail the yarn, it's mmmmmmiiiiiinnnnneee [he he he !!]

Monday, December 1, 2008

new treats for your holiday knits!

Lovely neck-wrap design by Lisa Dykstra neckwrap

This uses Kid Merino - soooooooooooooo soft!! Kidmerino

Wonderful Princess Nadia blankie free pattern
This uses the amazingly soft and easy care Puffin Puffin colors
Debbie's gorgeous beaded socks in panda silk

Free sock pattern and gorgeous colors