Newsletter 324

by Jeremy Lehmann

Originally Published October 27, 2014


Talk about adorable! Tin Can Knits designed this shawl-collared grandpa sweater for those babies that look like grouchy old men. Gramps has pockets for tiny pipes, and elbow patches for years of wear. The pattern now comes in newborn to 4XL so you can outfit the whole family! We knit ours using Sweet Georgia Superwash Worsted, a machine washable work horse yarn, hand-dyed in tons of great colors.


Fingerless mitts

Have you started Christmas knitting yet? If not you better get started! We have two fingerless mitts that are so cute you will want to make and give so many pairs.  For both pairs we used Louisa Harding Orielle, a soft alpaca yarn with just a bit of sparkle. The Baby Fan Mitts pattern, in pink, is knit in the round with a full thumb gusset, and includes both written and charted instructions. The Sit N Knit Mitt pattern, in blue, features a twisted ribbing and simple lace pattern that will fit many hand sizes.


Knitter's Pride Knit Blockers

Just in time for serious knitting season, Knit Blockers from Knitter's Pride. This essential tool takes the place of many pins when you are blocking your knitting or crochet. Easy to handle, these pins making blocking a breeze. 


A Note from Christina, Organizer of Threads of Kindness:

Hello everyone...I'd like to invite you to join a group that is very near to my heart as I know it is for many of you.  We are working to provide hospice patients in middle Tennessee with a blanket or shawl for a little comfort at a time when they may most need it and preemie blankets and hats to many of the Nashville's Neo-Natal units.  If you think this giving opportunity may be right for you, please reach out to us.  We are fortunate to have generous yarn donations from Haus of Yarn helping us along our way and would love to share our stash with you.  
Threads of Kindness