Handspun Holidays Pattern Sale!

Live on Ravelry!

If you've been waiting to get a copy of any of the patterns from Club Yumi's Handspun Holidays trio of knitting kits, you're in luck because they're now available for individual purchase through my Ravelry store.

In honor of this trio of patterns being released,

I'm offering 30% off on all YumiYarns Ravelry Patterns!

This sale will run through 11:59 PM on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. So that means that you have just a few more days to stock up on all the YumiYarns patterns that you can handle!

Woot Woot!!

And now, on to the featured patterns...

Ziggity Pop! Cowl

Ziggity Pop! Is a fun way to use up those precious handspun samples, leftovers from other projects and other bits of yarn that you just can’t part with but don’t have enough of for a full project. The cowl begins with a simple Garter Stitch section until the first color change, then the fun really begins. The Ziggs Stitch Pattern changes direction with each new yarn addition so you’ll have a different look to your cowl each time you make it. It finishes with another band of Garter Stitch before the bind off. Instructions are included for a more traditional, weaving-in-all-the-ends striping method as well as a more random, Magic Ball method.

Recommended Yarn: Approx 345.5 yds (316 m) of Fingering, Sport or DK Weight Yarns

Sample Used:11 Different Handspun Skeins of handspun yarn from Moondance Springs Farm

Color 1=17 yds/15.5 m

Color 2=42 yds/38.5 m

Color 3=25 yds/23 m

Color 4=33.5 yds/30.5 m

Color 5=27 yds/24.5 m

Color 6=50 yds/46 m

Color 7=27 yds/24.5 m

Color 8=33.5 yds/30.5 m

Color 9=23.5 yds/21.5 m

Color 10=43.5 yds/40 m

Color 11=23.5 yds/21.5 m

Needles: US 4 (3.5mm) 24” circular needle, or size to obtain gauge

Notions: Tapestry Needle, Scissors, Stitch Marker/s

Size: 14” x 36” (35.5 x 91.5 cm)

(This pattern is very easy to make larger or smaller as you like.)

Gauge: 15 sts and 36 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Right Leaning Ziggs using Fingering-Weight Yarn, blocked

Useful Tutorials:

  • Making a Magic Ball/Magic Knot (tutorial coming on Wed!)

  • Knitting in Your Ends (tutorial coming soon!)

  • Wet Blocking

Kawaii Band

The Kawaii Band: Kawaii is Japanese for “cute” & that’s just what this chunky, quick knit headband is! It’s made in bulky yarn that features a chunky braided cable with the option of a removeable knit bow so you can decide the level of cuteness your headwear requires. With sizes ranging from Baby through Adult Large, this quick knit would make great last minute gifts for loved ones or for yourself.

Recommended Yarn: Approx 120 yds (109 m) of Bulky Weight Yarn

Sample Used: 1 skein of Angel Fluff (Approx 120 yds / 100g) from Nerd Spun

Needles: US 5 (3.75mm) 8” double pointed needles, or size to obtain gauge

Notions: Crochet Hook (3.75mm), Tapestry Needle, Scissors, Stitch Marker/s, Waste Yarn

Sizes: Baby (S, M, L)14” (17.5”, 21”, 24.5”) x 2.5”35.5 (44.5, 53, 62) x 6 cm

Gauge: 15 sts x 23 rnds/4” (10 cm) in Stockinette, blocked

Useful Tutorials:

Snow Spell Scarf

The Snow Spell Scarf: Winter can be a time of beauty, magic and temperatures so cold you never want to leave your knitting chair. With the Snow Spell Scarf on your needles, you'll have plenty to work on during the frigid Winter months (and something warm to snuggle into when you do have to leave the house eventually). It features an addictive, but simple lace pattern worked between I-Cord edges. Larger needles with a worsted weight, slightly fuzzy yarn means that this pattern also works up really fast. (Perfect for gifting or blizzard knitting!)