Monday, March 31, 2008

April's "Teaser"

A little hint at April's colourway! Everything will go out tomorrow and for those that ordered something extra with this month's yarn, I may need an extra day to get it together for you so you may get a shipping notice a day later - if I'm good at getting it all together, it'll go on the first with the others :)

This month's colourway was indeed a challenge! At first I thought maybe I could dye the yarn to create the cubes like in the painting but since we knit in a circle, that's a bit of a mathematical feat so I decided to try to get the colourway to look "blocked" with colours. I hope everyone enjoys this one - I'm anxious to see how these knit up as I have never dyed this way before but I like the results! It looks very "artsy".

Enjoy everyone and have a great week!

Monday, March 24, 2008


Hi everyone, I’m Tara.. I’m very excited to have my suggestion chosen. I chose this painting because it reminds me of flowers and gardens and renewal. I especially love the earthy tones in the painting surrounding the blocks of color. I don’t know about yall but I am very ready for Spring to get here because it is just ugly outside.

I’ve been a fan of Roxanne’s yarn for awhile now and just love the idea behind this club. I am getting quite a collection of gorgeous sock yarn. I suppose I’d better knit some socks instead of just petting and admiring all my yarn.

I can’t wait to see what Roxanne does w/ these colors. I know it will be lovely.

April's Inspiration - Paul Klee

This painting called Flora on the Sand sings Spring to me and thank you to Tara for suggesting it!! I have a few ideas on what to do with these colours too so I'm anxious for April to get here now...LOL!

Tara will drop by and say hello to us all too...congrats Tara for being this month's winner!

Monday, March 17, 2008

March's "Spoiler"

I think most everyone should have their yarns by now! If you don't and you're in the USA, it's been too long so please email me! I am trying to wait as long as I can before posting a spoiler photo so most everyone has their yarns!

Have you made a suggestion for April yet? If you haven't, please make sure to!

Friday, March 14, 2008

Go with the Flow Flaming June Socks :)

I just wanted to share my Flaming June socks. The yarn looks so beautiful in the cake but WOW! It looks truly terrific when knitted up. I love how the colors stripe and the blue and gold mix and highlight each other. I am in love with the way they look. The pattern is Go With The Flow from IK's 25 Favorite Socks. I think this is my favorite yarn so far. But I say that all the time!

Monday, March 10, 2008

April's Coming - Time for Suggestions!

Time is quickly going by and April 1 will be here quite soon! Let's start the guessing for April's art piece! I don't have any real inclinations for April so I'm open to anything, however, since it's April some may want a few seasonal colours so the only thing would be let's try to stay away from dark colours and lean toward more cheery colours :)

Rules are the same as when we started the contest in February. Good luck everyone!

Oh yes, if you are on Rav and need to get a reminder of what colourways/artists we've already done, please click here.

Invoices for April's membership will be coming out in the next day or two.

Saturday, March 1, 2008

March's "Teaser"

Here's a little teaser of this month's colours! I enjoyed dyeing this month's colours and what I found interesting between this Van Gogh and the last we did is that his colourations seem similar from one painting to the next - the big difference being this one is much brighter and lighter than the last!

Enjoy everyone and I have dyed these yarns in such a way that you could easily do a simple sock pattern and have all the colours do the work for you! That's my plan with this one anyways :)

Have a great weekend!