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Monday
Nov062006

Gorgeous Embroidered Knitting Bags

Gorgeous, Embroidered Knitting Bags

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Saturday
Nov042006

New Kristin Designs Debut at Stitches East

211509-535484-thumbnail.jpgIf you are headed to Stitches East, please stop by at Alpaca Yarn Company's Booth to see the sample garments for Whisper Shawl (a half-circle lace shawl made from 1 skein of the luxurious Suri Elegance).

211509-535355-thumbnail.jpgand, the Fireflowers Shell and Shawl made from Paca de Seda (an alpaca/silk blend worsted/bulky weight yarn) in Bronze and Autumn Orchard.  Patterns and kits are available for the Whisper Shawl and the Fireflowers Set.

Also, please stop by the Dreamweaver Yarn's booth to see the sample garments on display for my Tilli Tomas Swag Sweater and Flower Back Sweater. The patterns and kits are available, too.

 

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Thursday
Nov022006

Kristin's Holiday Gift Guide 2006

Kristin's Holiday Gift Guide 2006


Are you looking for gorgeous, luxurious gifts to quickly make between now and the holidays? Or, do you need to find the perfect gift for someone who loves to knit or crochet?

Quick and Easy Patterns to Knit and Crochet

Click on any of the suggested patterns below to direct you to Kristin's Patterns

* Quick and Easy 1.2.3 Garter Alpaca Shawl Pattern
* Quick and Easy 1.2.3 Crochet Shawl Pattern
* Hippie Bag Pattern
* Hobo Bag Pattern
* Drop & Twist Poncho or Shawl Pattern
* Waves of Mohair Shawl or Poncho Pattern
* Drop Stitch Poncho or Shawl Pattern
* Reversible Scarf and Hat with Flower Alpaca Pattern
* Figure 8 Lace Scarf and Hat with Flower Alpaca Pattern
* Razor Shell Lace Scarf and Hat with Flower Alpaca Pattern

Kits for Knitters and Crocheters

Click on any of the suggested kits below to direct you to Kristin's Kits

* Flower Back Sweater
* Swag Sweater
* Crochet Bolero Sweater

* Alpaca Angel Crochet Shawl Kit
* Fireflowers Shawl and Shell Kit
* Whisper Shawl Kit
* Scalloped Faroese Lace Shawl Kit
* Rectangular Garter Lace Shawl Kit
* Flaming Hot Faroese Shawl Kit
* Half-Circle Six-Petal Shawl Kit
* Crochet Flower Shawl Kit

* Reversible Scarf and Hat with Flower Alpaca Kit
* Figure 8 Lace Scarf and Hat with Flower Alpaca Kit
* Razor Shell Lace Scarf and Hat with Flower Alpaca Kit
* Crochet Shawl with Boa Fringe and Tails Kit

Great Books for the Knitter or Crocheter

Click on any of the suggested books below to direct you to Kristin's Amazon Bookstore

* A Gathering of Lace, Meg Swansen
* Gossamer Webs, Galina
* Handknit Holidays, Melanie Falick
* Knitted Flowers, Nicky Epstein
* Knitting Around, Elizabeth Zimmerman
* Basic Crocheting: All the Skills and Tools you Need to Get Started
* Donna Kooler's Encyclopedia of Crochet, Donna Kooler
* Encyclopedia of Crochet Techniques, Jan Eaton
* Felted Crochet, Jan Davis
* Crochet Pattern a Day: 2007 Day to Day Calendar, Annie Modesitt
* Couture Crochet Workshop, Lily Chin
* Amazing Crochet Lace, Doris Chan
* Artic Lace, Donna Druchunas
* Knitting Loves Crochet, Candi Jensen
* Twist and Loop, Annie Modesitt
* Knitting Rules! The Yarn Harlot's Bag of Knitting Tricks, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

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