Ahead of the game

We've been focused on sharing what is on our needles last over the past couple of weeks.  While Dawn may win the award for the fastest off the needles, Julie is our runner up that deserves an honorable mention.  Julie has started her holiday knits! boot toppers (2)In the course of just a matter of days, Julie cast on and completed a pair of Heidi Boot Toppers that will certainly be a treasured gift this holiday season.  Julie chose to make hers with a single skein of Anzula Cricket.This wonderfully soft washable yarn is a terrific choice for an accessory that may get a bit snowy or muddy when well used.  The spectrum of colors that we have available in the shop are breathtaking, and we can split the skeins as we wind them for you to make your project easier to manage.But Julie didn't stop there.  In the course of last week, she also finished a couple of great unisex hats. regular guyOnce she cast off for her first Regular Guy Beanie (designed by Chuck Wright), she realized that she had enough yarn for a second!By choosing to use a skein of Box Office by Leading Men Fiber Arts, Julie has two more snuggly washable gifts that will please both the guys and gals on her holiday gift list.And that is not all... mittsJulie also go started on some Washcloths and Scrubby Mitts that will make beautiful hostess gifts or a holiday gift for a discerning friend.  The new Cork Chenille yarn that arrived from Habu last week makes wonderfully textured washcloths of 100% washable cotton.Julie has all kinds of ideas for fun holiday knits that can be knit with a single skein of lovely yarn and in some cases, just half of one!  We hope that you'll stop by for some gift inspiration whenever you are ready to start thinking about the season to come.