Opie the Mini-Octopus
Who doesn’t need a squishy, tentacled companion? Or better yet, a whole family of cephalopod friends?
Opie is the smallest member of the group, and a great place to start your creature-knitting career.
Opie’s best features include his sleepy eyes and wonderfully squishable body. His design is inspired by the real thing (octopus vulgaris in particular), but minus the creepy parrot-like beak. Opie is 15 inches / 38 cm in length, worked in the round with intarsia tentacles worked flat.
All-inclusive hand-spun kits are in the shop for $55.
Infinitely by KIS Designs
Simple shaping and a touch of texture give grace and movement to this crescent-shaped shawl, specifically designed to make the most of the shifting semi-solid colors of Infinite Twist Helix.
View the kits in the shop.
Hassonite by Corrina Ferguson
A gorgeous study in color and texture, Hassonite is a top-down heart-shaped shawl worked in two coordinating shades of hand-painted Helix (100% merino, 2-ply, light DK weight).
Hassonite begins with an easy-to-memorize lace pattern worked in one color. Next, a slip-stitch pattern worked in both hues, but only one at a time. The final lace pattern is edged with a simple crochet bind-off for an extra bit of lacy goodness. View the kits in the shop.
Kermis by Anna Maltz
All the fun of the fair! "Kermis" means fair in Dutch.
Designed by Anna Maltz, this sweater is a treat to knit and to wear. Choose a brilliant mix of seasonal brights, or a muted palette of go-with-anything neutrals. Whichever you choose, you're sure to end up with a sweater you love!
Knit the rainbow! A new put-up of our best-selling Helix Yarn, each Treasure Cake contains twelve different colors of yarn.
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Opus the Octopus
by Cate Carter-Evans
Who doesn’t need a life-sized, squishy, tentacled companion?
With his sleepy eyes and wonderfully squishable body, Opus the Octopus is equally at home perched on a sofa or at the head of a bed. Best of all, Opus' pattern is free in Knitty.
Visit the Opus Project Page
The Artisan Spinning Wheel
Acadia Wheel & Loom's sleek and modern spinning wheel delivers a supremely smooth spinning experience.
Handmade in Bar Harbor, Maine.