Wednesday, June 2, 2021

What's On Our Needles?

Pattern: Triplett by Linnea Ornstein 
Yarn: Simply Spectacular DK by Emma's Yarn and Tsubame by Noro 

From Ravelry: "Throw it around your neck once, twice, or three times. Pass the tip through the shawl from the front, from the back or from the side. The possibilities of this shawl are almost endless! Combined with the leaf design, Triplett is a fun and colorful project that gives you a really useful and pretty shawl!" 

Pattern: Romper/Shorts/Helmet by OGE Knitwear Designs
Yarn: My Little Sunshine by Jody Long

Mary choice of yarn for this project - My Little Sunshine - is 60% organic cotton and 40% acrylic. This yarn is perfect for a baby set and with the many colors we have in stock, you are sure to find your perfect stripes! This pattern contains directions for all three pieces in several sizes. The small sizes for these projects makes for perfect summer knitting!

Pattern: Budding Brioche by Jennifer Shiels Toland
Yarn: Road to China Light by The Fibre Company

From Ravelry: "Budding Brioche is a wonderful top down triangular shaped shawl with lots of squishy garter interspersed with strips of one color brioche panels and ending with a flowery budding brioche scalloped edge with bobbles to boot! This pattern makes a great beginner brioche project."

Our Recently Completed Projects

Pattern: Spring into Summer Romper by OGE Knitwear Designs
Yarn: Dungarees by Queensland Collection 
This sweet romper knit in a wonderfully soft cotton yarn is just what the little one in your life needs. Paired with the matching jacket, the lucky baby will be dressed to impress! 

Pattern: Tiriltunge Newborn onesie by Shia
Yarn: Modern Cotton DK by Berroco

From Ravelry: "What could possibly be better for your baby than getting wrapped up in a lovely hand knit onesie for the first few hours and days of life? Use a lovely silk/alpaca blend for the summer baby and a warmer merino or alpaca for the winter baby. Along with a pair of warm socks and a hat, this is all the baby needs those first few days."

Pattern: Tommy Baby Blanket by Elena Zauer
Yarn: Kid Cotton by Euro Baby

100% cotton is perfect for babies and Kid Cotton is amazing as are the fun colorways we have in stock. The textures in this pattern are perfect for inquisitive babies and will be fun to knit too!

Classes Resume at BYS

Beginner Brioche Class, $20
Thursday, June 10 (1pm - 2:30pm) 
The Brioche Stitch is a thick, lofty, ribbed knitting stitch pattern. Its loose knit gives brioche fabric an enormous amount of stretch, and its unique construction makes for a super soft project. If you are interested in learning this knitting technique then this class is for you! Click here to view some brioche projects on Class size limited to 4 people, so please pre-register by calling the shop. Bring your preferred yarn and needles. 

Create Your Own Knitting or Crochet Class
This class is for anyone from the beginner who wants to learn the basics to the advanced student who would like help tackling a specific project. If you would like to schedule a group or a one-on-one lesson please call the shop ~ we will be glad to schedule a lesson at your convenience. 

Call the shop (337-345-8357) to schedule your class today.

New Yarn

Summer Sesame by Berroco is a beautiful DK weight yarn that is a new arrival.
Click here to view some great projects on Ravelry created with this yarn and then come by the shop to pick out your new yarn! 47% Cotton, 44% Acrylic, 9% Nylon (295 yards; 270 meters)

Thursday, March 11, 2021

What's On Our Needles?

Pattern: Spring into Summer Jacket by Oge Knitwear Designs 
Yarn: Cashmerino by Lang 

This sideways knit jacket is the perfect compliment to the Spring into Summer Romper that Kitty completed this month. This set would be a great gift for any baby in your life! Requires 3 skeins of Cashmerino. 

Pattern: Alleine by Berroco 
Yarn: Summer Silk by Berroco 

Grab your size 7 crochet hook and one ball of Summer Silk and you'll be done with this floral cowl in no time! The beautiful, soft pink colorway Linda is using is called Orchard.  

Pattern: Powder Wrap by Casapinka 
Yarn: Wool Pop by Universal 

The Powder Wrap is an asymmetric triangle that is a large, mesmerizing piece to knit. Three fun texture-rich sections repeat throughout and the wrap is finished off with a beautiful cable section. You won't be bored with this knit!  

Pattern: Baby Romper in Panama by Katia 
Yarn: Concept by Katia 

Mary is knitting a fun short-sleeved romper this month (pale blue one in the picture). Concept (90% Cotton and 10% Cashmere) is the perfect yarn for this pattern and will make for a comfortable and soft fabric for little ones. The pattern comes in sizes 3 to 18 months.

Our Recently Completed Projects

Pattern: Magra by Donna Yacino 
Yarn: Estiva by Berroco 
The Magra bag is composed of a solid body topped with a series of crochet medallions and handles. It starts and ends with the darker color with the lighter color in the middle. The Magra bag uses 2 cakes of Berroco Estiva.

Pattern: Marin by Ysolda Teague 
Yarn: Stargazer by Juniper Moon Farms 

From Ravelry: Reversible, symmetrical, with long points and a shape that curves gently around your neck Marin is easy to throw over any outfit. No need to worry about spotting your gift recipient wearing it inside out either. Knit from side to side it makes the most of the simplest stitch patterns and shaping techniques. The entire shawl is worked in garter stitch and ribbing with a few effectively placed cables and neat slipped stitch selvedges. Kitty used 2+ skeins of Juniper Moon Farm's Stargazer (Color 31 - Spinel).  

Pattern: Spring into Summer Romper by Oge Knitwear Designs 
Yarn: Cashmerino by Lang 

This sweet little romper is perfect for a spring baby and the pattern is sized for newborn to 12 months. Knit in a simple garter stitch and with minimal seaming, this pattern is suitable for the advanced beginner knitter. Requires 3 skeins of Cashmerino.

Happy Easter

BYS will be closed April 2nd and 3rd for the Easter Holiday.