-Caryn & the Yarnivore crew
Featured Pattern & Yarn
Fibra Natura Flax is a 100% linen yarn, available in a wide range of solid shades. Versatile for home dec and wearable garments, Flax blooms and softens beautifully with each trip through the washing machine. We love Flax because it's easy care (it LOVES the washer AND the dryer), feels nice and cool to the touch, drapes beautifully, and holds its shape!
Here are TWO patterns perfect for this super summer yarn:
-Cowan (crochet - shown at right) is a light, open-front vest perfect for south Texas summers. A beautiful openwork pattern is splashed across the lower hem, reminiscent of wildflowers growing in a meadow. Wear this garment with the fronts hanging free, or pin one or both sides up with your favorite shawl pin. Designed by Rachel Brockman, $5 in-store/Ravelry (link is to Universal's website, but purchase is through Rav).
-Channel classic American style this summer with the Independence Day Tank. Knit in 100% linen, Flax creates a fabric that is very wearable in the heat of summer. Front and back are knit sideways in stockinette stitch stripes. Casual rolled stockinette edges in blue finish things off. FREE in-store or from Fibra Natura.
Okay, not really a notion, but we have a notion you'll like it - Needlepoint stuff!
With Memorial Day and Independence Day both coming up, we thought you might like to check out these patriotic needlepoint designs!
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The Tip Jar
Did you know that most knit and crocheted garments should be stored folded not hung up? Most of these will stretch out of shape if hung up for too long. We suggest folding in any sleeves or other protuberances, then folding them Marie Kondo style and stacking them vertically (sometimes called file-folding) in an acid-free box. The box can then be kept in a drawer if necessary, but it will keep any acids in the wood from damaging your handmade items. Especially great-grandma's handmade afghans.
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