Knit Cardigan Sweaters: A Ravelry Roundup

Fall weather is for cardigans. That's just a fact of life. Something about the cool, crisp weather + a cozy cardigan feels right. The nights are getting cooler, and we're moving into the season of pumpkins, apple cider and buckets of candy. So, of course, I went on a hunt for some cute knit cardigan sweaters. I've only knit one cardigan (which I've talked about before, and I actually have yet to finish, so technically it's still a WIP...), but all of these made it to my favorites list and I … [Continue reading...]

Light Fingering and Lace Knit Shawls: A Ravelry Roundup

I have a bundle of gorgeous Unique Sheep fingering weight yarn that I've been holding for something special. I'm sure you do the same thing. You see a yarn you can't live without, but you don't exactly have a pattern in mind for it....you can't help yourself, though, and you go ahead and add it to your stash. And there it sits, just waiting for the perfect pattern. In the hopes of finding¬†my¬†perfect pattern to fit this yarn, I went hunting on Ravelry for some light fingering and lace … [Continue reading...]

Fall Inspired Knits: A Ravelry Roundup

It’s official. Summer is on the way out, and now that we are in September, we’re getting closer and closer to fall and – yikes!! – the holiday season. But let’s take it one day at a time before we start thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas, shall we? In the meantime, here’s a little roundup […]

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How to use Pinterest like a pro

A couple weeks ago, I taught a class at the shop all about how to use Pinterest like a pro. There was interest in me summarizing what we talked about so people could have a handy reference. So, here’s what you need to know: Signing up for an account There are two different ways you […]

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Socks, socks and more sock patterns: A Ravelry Roundup

I don’t know if it’s still because I’m hung up on the knee socks from last week’s roundup, or if it’s the giveaway that was hinted about on our Facebook Page, but I’ve had sock patterns on the brain so my Ravelry Roundup this week is all about feet accessories. Because feet look way cuter […]

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Transition Clothes from Summer to Fall – a Ravelry Roundup

School has started and we’re facing down the dog days of summer. It put me in the mood for a Ravelry Roundup about transition clothes from summer to fall. Except for pants, these five patterns will make a complete look for these days where you need to be prepared for warm or cool temps. Alright, […]

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Christmas in July & Frabjous Fibers Trunk Show Recap

Did you miss our Christmas in July Open House? Well, here’s a little recap of the day so you can see what you missed! The event really centered around Wonderland Yarns by Frabjous Fibers. If you aren’t already familiar with the line, Frabjous Fibers offers yarn, felted bags, spinning fibers, patterns and more. We had […]

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Knitwits Contemporary Yarn Shop Virtual Tour

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After a battle with iMovie, I finally figured out how to put together a little virtual tour of our yarn shop! It isn’t too long – just about 48 seconds – and is more of a tease to get you interested in stopping by (because we want to meet you!) but it’s still pretty fun. […]

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Stash Buster Projects: Ravelry Roundup

This week’s Ravelry Roundup is all about stash buster projects. All of us have that bag/box/crate/etc of yarn ends that you can’t quite bring yourself to throw out, but don’t quite know what to use them for. Here’s a list of five great options for busting that stash – Stash-Buster Cushion This is a free […]

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Upcoming Knitwits Contemporary Yarn Shop Events

Upcoming Events Things are really buzzing at Knitwits lately! If you subscribe to our newsletter, you have an idea of what’s going on but for those who don’t subscribe (yet! You can subscribe by using the sign up box on the right hand side of the home page), or if you just want more information, […]

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