August 4, 2010

Dream In Color – Dream Club Yarns

Posted in Yarn, Yarn Shop activity tagged , , , , at 1:14 pm by outdoorknitter

Dream in Color Yarns has introduced a wonderful new recipe! 

Dream Club Yarns is a selection of yarns in exclusive colors for only those retailers such as The Local Needle, which have joined their club!  We will receive in a special edition yarn teamed with a free pattern each month, from August 2010 until May 2011.

Prices vary each month and quantities are limited so watch close!  We will post here each month as each new package arrives, or if you would like to be one of the first to know, sign up for our newsletter.

August Dream Club includes a skein of  flash-dyed Knitosophy in Rose Smash…

And here is the free pattern that accompanies it!    You can order your August Dream Club here!

 

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March 16, 2008

Just a beautiful day!

Posted in nature lover, Yarn Shop activity tagged , , at 5:31 pm by outdoorknitter

Today was a day that most of us dream of..not a cloud in the sky, a cool breeze in the air, and butterflies. 

The yellow ones. 

Butterflies are something that I just don’t know by name as I do birds so…they are named by color.  At one time there were 6 in view…bouncing this way and that, looking for that special flower to rest on (I tried to capture two, on left.)

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 There’s a smell of mud flats in the air, the river out back is just now back within it’s banks.  Reminds me of my childhood, down Dion Ave in Kittery, Maine.  When the tide was out we’d walk out as far as we could… barefoot, and come back with mud up to our knees. Mud…the smell of spring.

I finished the Dream In Color Tulip Cardigan the other day, it is as fun to make as it looks! 

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After placing it on Savannah (yes, we have named her), we decided she was a little too bald and needed something on her head as well.  So here you have the Tulip Hat complimenting the ensemble (thank you…Mistress Stash Enhancer).

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You can check back later this week for the sweater kits for this cardigan; several sizes for the Tulip Cardigan (girls) and the Rocketry (boy’s) pattern as well.  In addition, you can download both patterns, as well as other Dream In Color patterns, from here.

Here’s to Spring 08 and all it’s beautiful blossoms!