7/31/2009

Cute Knitted and Crocheted Pieces at AsiaJam









Have you been searching for cute, Asian knitwear? Find all of these adorable styles, and more at AsiaJam. Just type in knit, knitted, crochet, crocheted in the search box, and you'll find them.

7/29/2009

Contests from Vogue Knitting

Enter to win a copy of Knitted Flowers by Nickey Epstien, here:
http://www.vogueknitting.com/node/608

Enter to win a copy of Iris Schreier's Reversible Knits, here:
http://www.vogueknitting.com/node/607

Angela Hahn's leafy lace puts a new twist on the traditional beret, in rosy "Baby Cashmerino" by Debbie Bliss/KFI. Deadline for entry for this contest is October 1, 2009.
http://www.vogueknitting.com/node/605

7/25/2009

Pretty Penny Designs - Unique Chokers

Red Vintage Silk Covered Beads Choker
Pink Silk Ruffles Necklace



Pretty Penny Designs is "a jewelry store that brings you brand new vintage jewelry hand crafted by the designer. She uses non-traditional materials such as vintage fabrics, re-purposed buttons, antique lace, tie silk and reclaimed leather. Each piece of this beautiful handmade jewelry will come ready for gift giving in a colorful box with a ribbon."

Also, check out the designers inspiring and fun blog, for great information and tips:

7/24/2009

Knitting How To Videos from Berroco and Lion Brand

Berroco and Lion Brand now feature detailed how to videos about various techniques to help you with your knitting and crochet projects. You do not have to be a registered user to view the video clips!

Knitwear on sale at Buckle

Daytrip Cable Knit Babydoll Sweater
There is a great selection of beautiful quality knitted sweaters, vests, and cardigans at Buckle, right now. Some of the heavier sweaters are on sale for half of the original price. This is a sale to be taken advantage of.

Special perk:

Military Orders: All military orders going to APO/FPO, AA, AE or AP addresses are shipped via United States Postal Service (US Mail) and qualify for free shipping. Military orders shipped to standard US physical addresses will ship via UPS or FedEx and applicable shipping charges will apply. See shipping chart for additional details.

7/17/2009

Lilly*blossom "Book Bags"



Lilly*blossom designs showcase quality hand made products, created with the best designer fabrics to date. In addition, each book cover has a cute book mark sewn into it, with added bead embellishments. The beads are perfect for added weight to keep the book mark in place, and give it extra pizazz. What better gift than this?!? Any reader in your life will love and appreciate these book covers as a gift. They are so useful, and easy to carry. I love my "Turquoise and Taupe" cover, and use it daily.

"The Paperback covers are so easy to use and they are unique on the web! Simply slip the front and back cover of your favourite paperback into the cover and use the beaded bookmark to keep your place, close the book and you have a bag! I use them for commuting everyday and they are so eye catching, people often ask where I get them from and if they can buy them! We also sell lots for holidays & travelling - no more struggling to the pool or beach, just slip on your arm and have your hands free for those essential items such as sunglasses and cocktail! Keeps your book splash free." -Helen Newton of Lilly*Blossom Designs

You can purchase directly from the website, and on the Lilly*blossom Etsy page.

Lace Sweater Dress by Berroco


This is a really cute dress to knit. It is from a new Berroco pattern book, #288. The dress featured here is knitted with a yarn called Blackstone Tweed. Blackstone Tweed comes in 12 beautiful colors (one of my favorites is "Patriot Blue"). It is a yarn made up of wool, mohair, and angora.

7/02/2009

Crocheted Neck Accessories

Crochet Triple Wrap - this one can be worn as a necklace, bracelet, or anklet.
Toros Fringe Choker


Add these types of necklaces and chokers to your ensemble for added interest and to draw attention up, to your beautiful face.

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