AND THE WINNER IS….

March 2, 2015

Thank you to all who participated in the kick-off for the VERSACIKNITS woolfolk collection KAL! The winner of woolfolk yarn and a signed copy of the collection is…..

ikkinlana!

CONGRATULATIONS…..

Remember, the KAL will begin March 7th!

You can sign-up to be part of the woolfolk KAL in the VERSACIKNITS knitters group: Sign-up, introducing yourself and tell us which pattern you will be knitting. Then make sure to start a pattern page, link it to the pattern page and tag it #VERSACIKNITSwoolfolkKAL. Once you know, come back to tell us all what yarn you will be using!

 

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Wolfolk KAL and give-away

February 24, 2015

Who doesn’t love yarn? And I guarantee you will LOVE woolfolk yarns! Here is your opportunity to get your hands on some of this fantastic yarn!

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It’s time for the next VERSACIKNITS knitters KAL. This time we are going to do a group KAL for any of the 5 designs from the VERSACIKNITS woolfolk collection. You can knit a sweater: blocks, raindrops or reverso; a cozy hat, traverse; or a warm scarf/cowl, chess. The knitting will begin on Saturday, March 7th and we will try to be finished by the end of April.

And to make sure that everyone hears about the KAL, we are going to start with a woolfolk give-away. You can win a skein of FAR and a skein of TYND, as well as your own, signed copy of the VERSACIKNITS woolfolk collection! Just leave a comment below telling us what you love best about woolfolk yarn or why you want to get your hands on some… Then, for more chances to win, use the buttons above to share this post on Facebook and/or Twitter and like it on Facebook. The more times you enter, the better chance you will win!

We will randomly pick the winner and announce it here on Monday, March 2nd!

You can also sign-up to be part of the woolfolk KAL in the VERSACIKNITS knitters group: Sign-up, introducing yourself and tell us which pattern you will be knitting. Then make sure to start a pattern page, link it to the pattern page and tag it #VERSACIKNITSwoolfolkKAL. Once you know, come back to tell us all what yarn you will be using!

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An Interview with Kristin Ford, founder of woolfolk yarn

January 23, 2015

I fist met Kristin Ford, the founder of the new yarn company, woolfolk, at a needle arts convention in 2012. I was a fledgling designer, walking the floor and she was a yarn company executive. We took to each other immediately and have collaborated ever since. As part of the launch of my new collection, VERSACIKNITS […]

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Introducing the VERSACIKNITS woolfolk collection!

January 15, 2015

Sorry, no talk about the last two patterns today. Instead we will look at the actual collection! I am so happy to introduce my collection of designs inspired by woolfolk yarns; VERSACIKNITS woolfolk! I first met Kristin Ford, founder of woolfolk, when I was a fledgling designer and she was the creative director of one of my favorite […]

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Raindrops keep falling on my head (sorry, couldn’t resist)!

January 14, 2015

Today is raindrops day. Influenced by the Japanese aesthetic, raindrops has a subtle elegance and clean lines. It is a simple, loose fitting cardigan with updated, modern dolman sleeves and an unusually quiet and subtle pattern with just a hint of texture. I think raindrops is the kind of cardigan that you can wear anytime, […]

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Chess anyone?

January 13, 2015

Today’s journey through the VERSACIKNITS woolfolk collection brings us to our first accessory, chess. What makes for a great cowl or scarf? Scrumptiously soft yarn, interesting and fully reversible textured fabric, the right length to wrap and bold enough to be a fashion statement. Welcome to chess! As many of you know, one of my […]

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Three Years in the Making (the sweater not the collection)

January 12, 2015

This week I will be launching the long in the making VERSACIKNITS woolfolk collection. In anticipation, I thought it would be fun to showcase a different design each day leading up to the launch! Today we will look at the most complex of the designs, reverso. Reverso is a reversible (front-to-back), top-down, all-in-one-piece sweater with […]

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January is a busy month

January 2, 2015

January is a crazy month at VERSACIKNITS! January 1   Wholesale Launch We kicked off the year by sending out our first wholesaler brochure to 290 local yarn stores. If you would like to receive future LYS newsletters, subscribe here. January 8   Worsted Pour Moi KAL (we’ll take pour moi knitters, too)! Kick-off in […]

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worsted pour moi KAL (we’ll take pour moi knitters, too!

December 28, 2014

KAL starts January 8th in the VERSACIKNITS knitters group  with an in-person kick off at Chelsea Yarns at 5PM! Knit pour moi or worsted pour moi, your choice! If you already own pour moi, use coupon code: worstedpourmoi to get 20% off worsted pour moi… This is the time of year, post holiday, when I […]

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Test Knitters Needed

December 1, 2014

I need a few test knitters for sweaters that are part of an upcoming woolfolk yarn collection. If you need an excuse to buy this luscious yarn (today is a good day with all the cyber Monday sales) or have sweater quantity of finger weight yarn in your stash, this is the opportunity for you!! […]

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