Thursday, August 28, 2008

No Time to Knit

Trish, one of our most prolific knitters is clearing out her hope chest of some of the baby items she's knit. She's charging $.20 cents a yard and the cost of the yarn.
Tulip sweater
Dream in Color size 6-9 months

Yarn Used: Dream in Color Classy which is a Super wash, Veil dyed Yarn. Perfect because there is no pooling or striping.

Dress that special little one in your life for only: $104.00

Beribboned Baby Sweater

Cash Vero Sized 12-18 months

Yarn Used: Cascade Cash Vero This yarn is absolutely luscious. It's a blend of Wool, Microfiber and Cashmere. To top it all off it's machine washable.

Surprise your pregnant friend with a hand knit gift $88.00

Springtime Flowers Dress

Cascade Cotton Rich Size 2

Yarn Used: Cotton Rich 64% Cotton 36% Nylon Machine Wash Lay flat to dry

Perfect for the summer, and then as your child gets bigger it becomes a top. $137.00

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

New Olympic Event announced Knitting

Did you have any doubt we’d participate in this? We will be having an Opening Ceremony Kick off at Knitique Friday, August 8th 5-9pm. We will be having a Potluck, so if you are able bring something to share. Be sure to join us for what will be a fun filled 17 days of Monogamy, love, and crazy fast knitting. We’ve got a ton of people planning on the
February Lady Sweater, using Dream in Color Classy (another shipment will hit the store either today or tomorrow) So come join the fun, stretch yourself, and see what you can really accomplish in 17 days. Once you've finished your original garmet, additional tickets will be given for any other project you finish with yarn purchased here at Knitique. So now's the time to go through your projects and finish up all the WIP's. Be sure to sign up for WIP's Wrestling.

Here's just some of the events you can join in.

Afghan Marathon
Amigurumi-n-Toys Toss
Baby Dressage
Backstroke Balance Beads
Cable Steeplechase
Colorwork Cross-Country
Cowl Jump
Designers Discus
Fantasy DecKnitathalon
Felted Freestyle Free-For-All
Freestyle Fleece to Finished
Fencing Glove Decathlon
Gift Knits Pentathlon
Hand-Dyed Hurdles Handspun Heptathalon
Hat Dash
Holiday Handball
Home-Stuff Hammerthrow
Itsy Bitsy Bikini Breaststroke
Laceweight Long Jump
Mitten Medley
Pets Pommel Horse
Scarf Stroke
Shawl Relay
Sock Put
Sweater Sprint
Synchronized Flirty Skirts
Vest Vault
WIPs Wrestling

An Example:
Danielle B Sweater Sprint Yarn: Artyarns Cashmere 5 (Custom dyed pink) Pattern: Hey Teach! Project 2 as time allows WIPs Wrestling: Cashvero DK Pattern: Tangled Yoke. I’ve got the 2 sleeves and top section to do.

If you are interested in joining send an email to knitique post on our group at Ravelry Knitique Addicts, or post a comment right here on the Blog. Be sure to include: Name: Event Entering: Yarn Used: Pattern:

We will be having prizes lots of prizes for those who finish the project they have commited too. I will be posting later today, the prizes that many Fabulous Companies have generously donated. See Knitique on Friday for all the official rules.