This month we partnered with Toni Lipsey of TL Yarn Crafts!! Toni is a phenomenal Designer and Educator, specializing in crochet and Tunisian crochet! Toni uses her website and social media platforms to engage with fiber enthusiasts all over the world and shares her tips and tricks for creating versatile and fashion-forward crochet pieces. From blankets, shawls, sweaters, and accessories, Toni has an eye for combining color and shapes to create show-stopping patterns and FO’s, making her blog a constant source of inspiration!
This month’s theme is Getaway- Sensory delight awaits on every horizon: rich spices and strong painted hues mingle with softer clay, stone, and alabaster.
Now let’s squish the yarn!
This month’s featured Membership yarn is our Audine Wools Interlock, with 34% Cotton, 35% Linen, 19% Lyocell and 11% Nylon, this base is an absolute dream as we transition into Summer! Each Sport weight hank rings in 351 yards/ 100g.
Energize Me: Pigment
Like concentrated crushed paint powders, this true orange tone brings a burst of energy to any stash or project!
Chill Out: Haze
This multi-toned lavender is cast by a light shade of gray throughout- creating a hazy, soft, and easy-to-wear hue.
All Natural: Beaches
Reminiscent of unwinding in the sand, this colorway embraces the natural beauty of minimally dyed to undyed fibers.
This month’s featured Knit pattern is the Adventure Is Out There tote bag by Katrina Walser of OliphantKat. A lovely linen stitch bottom-based tote bag with a pyramid eyelet motif scattered evenly throughout the front at the back of the body of the bag.
Needles: US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 32” (80 cm), US 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 32” (80 cm)
Yarn Needed: 632 yd (578 m) used / 2 skeins of Audine Wools Interlock needed
Notions: Stitch marker (minimum 1, see notes), removable stitch markers (2), tapestry needle
Finished Size: 16” (40.5 cm) wide x 16.5” (42 cm) tall not including straps
This month we are switching things up! We are featuring a Tunisian Crochet design by Toni Lipsey. The Getaway Shawl, a simple asymmetrical shawl perfect for beginner Tunisian crocheters!
Hook: US size J/10 (6mm) Tunisian crochet hook with 24” (60 cm) cord
Yarn Needed: 702 yds (642 m) used / 2 skeins of Audine Wools Interlock needed
Notions: Scissors, tapestry needle, blocking supplies
Finished Size: 55” (140 cm) wingspan x 17” (43 cm) depth blocked
Not a member yet? Join today!
Sock Crate Membership
Our featured Sock Crate Membership yarn this month is Vidalana Ambient Sock- an 80% Peruvian Highland Wool, 20% Nylon blend at 400 yards/ 100g. This fingering weight blend makes for the coziest and sturdiest of socks.
Energize Me: Sizzling Sunset
Vibrant scarlet hues fade into a soft peach, like shades of a desert sunset.
Chill Out: Jungle Walk
Forest green and raspberry dance together and face into a soft ecru.
All Natural: Desert Dusk
A soft mauve and striking rust come together to create a subtle but complex natural colorway.
Sock Crate Membership Patterns
This month’s featured Knit pattern is by our very own Joanna Rankin / HappySeamstress On Ravelry. The Thunder and Lightning socks feature an easy 2 stitch cable design that can be achieved without a cable needle!
This month’s featured Crochet pattern is by Lisa Victoria/ Yarnchick40 On Ravelry. These socks feature a waistcoat stitch and give the variegated yarn a chance to show its swirls!
Not a member yet? Want to join Sock Crate Membership? You can do it here!
LIMITED EDITION: Father’s Day Crate
Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits X Tammy of A Chick That Knitz X Cairo Romaguera of Cairo_designs
This month we have a very special crate release! Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits, Tammy of A Chick That Knitz, and Cairo Romaguera of Cairo_designs have come together with us to create a luxurious celebration for Father’s Day!
There will be 2 colorway options for this special Crate dyed on Dyer Supplier’s Silky Single made up of 70% Merino Wool, 30% Mulberry Silk Base. Each skein rings in at 415 yards/100g and you will receive 2 of the same chosen colorway in your crate.
A complex and metallic bronze. Perfect for any dad accessories!
A true and deep navy blue.
Father’s Day Crate Patterns
Louis Boria of Brooklyn Boy Knits and Cairo Romaguera of Cairo_designs have come together to curate the perfect trio of dad accessories for any gentle fellow in your life.
Knit- Louis Boria / Brooklyn Boy Knits
The Gent Skinny Tie
The Don Pocket Square
Mr. Beau Tie Bow Tie
Crochet- Cairo Romaguera/ Cairo_Designs
The Gentlemanly Skinny Tie
So Square Pocket Square
Cupid’s Bow Tie
Each crate will come with 2 skeins, a bow tie stitch marker by SamiSews, and an adjustable strap to complete the bowtie patterns!
We hope you love this month’s features!Continue reading