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Honey Boot Liners

I have another new kit available on Craftsy–Honey Boot Liners.
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These boot liners are perfect for summer dresses paired with distressed boot. They are lightweight, using just 2 skeins of Cascade 220 Sport for all sizes ranging from 11 1/2″ to 17 1/2″ circumference.
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Right now this pattern is a Craftsy Kit Exclusive, but at $13.60 for yarn AND pattern, how can you resist?
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Heirloom Placemats

I have a new kit available on Craftsy–Heirloom Placemats. I wanted to do something with a burlap and lace feel to it.
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The base of the placemat is worked from Cascade Avalon which is a cotton / acrylic blend. The stitch pattern is a very dense herringbone design, resulting in a thick fabric that lies nice and flat. The lace edging is worked in Cascade Heritage which is a superwash wool / nylon blend in a fingering weight.
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Currently this pattern is a Craftsy exclusive, so it is only available in the kit. The plates and lanterns are from Pier One Imports.
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Chantilly Lace Ascot – Sport Weight

Check out this Chantilly Lace Ascot using the beautiful new sport weight yarn by Baah! – Aspen.
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Aspen is a yummy, soft merino-silk-cashmere blend that has enough body to hold up to this design.
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The Chantilly Lace Pattern calls for a heavy worsted-weight yarn. The only adjustments are in the measurements. Here is a download for the specifics: Chantilly_Sport_Addendum
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Craftsy Kit Sale!

Craftsy is having a kit sale–prices slashed up to 40%. Follow the links below. If any of the links are broken, then the kit is sold out.
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Clockwise from upper left:
1. triPad Cover
2. Ruffled & Ruched Special Edition
3. Cowboy Cowl
4. Bow Tie Ascot
5. Triple Plait
6. Chantilly Lace Ascot

triPad Sleeve Kit on Craftsy

I have a new pattern triPad Sleeve available as a Craftsy kit exclusive.
triPad_WM (4 of 1)triPad Sleeve is a quick knit using Schachenmayr Boston Yarn which is a bulky wool blend. I love the fun retro colors and it’s machine washable.
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It has a flap that snaps over the top to keep your iPad secure–you will need to purchase a pair of magnetic snaps–I used pink snaps available at JoAnn Fabric.triPad_WM (3 of 3)
The back has a gray background–but 1 skein of each color needed allows you to change the color combinations. It’s the perfect summer knit!triPad_WM (3 of 2)

New Pattern – Vintage Lace Infinity Loop

The Vintage Lace Infinity Loop pattern is now available on Ravelry.
VLInfinity_WM (2 of 2)-2Vintage Lace is worked seamlessly in the round in three beautiful muted shades of O-Wool Local.
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The basic check pattern is offset by simple feather and fan lace stripes–perfect for beginner lace knitters.
VLInfinity_WM (1 of 1)

New Pattern Available – Chantilly Lace

The Chantilly Lace Ascot pattern is now available on Ravelry.
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Chantilly is worked in 2 pieces, starting from the lace ends and joined in the center with 3-needle bind off. The yarn is Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Hand Dyes in Lagoon, which is a beautiful, soft merino / alpaca blend with great stitch definition.
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The lace pattern is a little complex–twisted stitches with patterning on both RS & WS rows, but the result is a really pronounced intricate design.
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New Kits on Craftsy

I have two new kits on Craftsy–the first is Chantilly Ascot which is shown here in BSA Worsted Hand Dye.
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The kit includes Blue Sky Alpaca Worsted Cotton and is available in 9 lovely colors. Here is Chantilly done in Shell:
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The second kit is Bow Tie Ascot, the larger version, also including BSA Worsted Cotton:
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Currently Chantilly Ascot is only available as a kit, but will be released as a pattern later this month.
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