February, and time for the big reveal! Or at least a partial reveal. My hot off the needles new design is for a yarn club with Knitted Wit (Lorajean Kelley) and Sincere Sheep (Brooke Sinnes). The club is called Among Friends, and I can’t think of a better name for it. Brooke and Lorajean are friends, having met and bonded at many yarn events. I’ve known Lorajean for several years through our knitting group. I’m thrilled to be a part of this club, and now you can knit among friends, too.
Join us as we knit with Sincere Sheep’s naturally dyed yarn in April, Knitted Wit’s candy colored yarn in June, and a skein from each dyer in August. Each bi-monthly shipment will feature a pattern written just for the Among Friends Club. April’s designer is Michele Bernstein of PDXKnitterati (that’s moi), in June we’ll feature Carrie Sullivan of Irish Girlie Knits Designs, and we’ll wrap up in August with Michelle Miller of Fickleknitter. It’s a great lineup, with wonderful yarn. You can find out more details here. Sign-ups are open from now through March 25th, but there’s an added bonus if you sign up by February 29.
My design is the featured design for April, so I can’t show it to you yet. But I can tell you that I absolutely love how it all turned out. The yarn is a pleasure to work with, and I learned some new techniques along the way, which I think you’ll love, too. All the designs are for either one (April, June) or two (August) skein accessories, which is just perfect for the busy knitter. I’ve always loved designing accessories because they are quick to knit, and who doesn’t love a finished project? Also, a one skein project means never finding out that your two skeins don’t match…
I hope you’ll join us and knit Among Friends!