From now until July 31st is the Great Northern Pre-order Event!!! Can you feel the excitement? You’re probably waiting to find out what that means, exactly, before getting too excited. Fair enough. Teresa and I were talking about how much shipping costs can prevent us from pulling the trigger on our own purchases, and realized … Continue reading Great Northern Pre-order Event!
This post is for those wondering “what yarns will I need to knit Great Northern patterns?” Here’s an alphabetical list of the yarns we are using, followed by pattern details. Are you stash-diving yet? 🙂 Berroco Comfort DK Berroco North Star Berroco Peruvia Quick CSDye Suspect Sport Ewe Ewe Wooly Worsted Fancy Tiger Crafts Heirloom … Continue reading Yarn for Great Northern
There’s so much happening! Our first KAL has just wrapped up. Thank you to all you knitters who participated! We have some amazing FOs to share. Our Chicago knitters should take note: Great Northern is collaborating with fantastic Chicago yarn show YarnCon to put on a contest! Show off your knit, crochet, woven or felted creations … Continue reading March 2016 Quarterly Update
The very first Great Northern KAL for From Another Place and Cherry Pie has so many wonderful knitters and WIPs! We are so impressed with everyone’s work. It has been a delight to watch your unique color and yarn selections grow into beautiful garments! Here’s everyone’s FOs: CHERRY PIE Clockwise from top left: mamatronic, katriddell, … Continue reading #GreatNorthernKAL Complete
As our lovely Cherry Pie and From Another Place KALs wrap up (truly, gals, this was one of the most wonderful knit along experiences I’ve had!! I hope you had fun too!) we sorta kinda remembered that we forgot to post the prizes in the beginning. So, it’s like a nice surprise now, right?? Cherry … Continue reading Great Northern KAL prizes!
Lynch Pin is now up for testing. Interested? Check out the Testing Pool thread on Ravelry. Continue reading Test Knit: Lynch Pin
Here’s a quick photo tutorial of seaming down the collar for Cherry Pie. The collar on Cherry Pie has a series of short rows. You can see them running up the middle of the ribbed collar. (note: I did the BO row in a slightly lighter shade of brown yarn). Here, the crochet hook is … Continue reading Cherry Pie Collar Seaming Tutorial
First Two Patterns Are Ready! Leah and I are happy to announce that both From Another Place and Cherry Pie are ready for digital purchase! From Another Place $6 From Another Place Crop Top $6 Cherry Pie $6 All Great Northern Kickstarter backers who gave $18+ will be receiving both of these pattern shortly. You … Continue reading Sweater Releases and Pre-Order
Announcing the very first Great Northern KAL! Leah’s From Another Place and Teresa’s Cherry Pie sweaters will be released on Tuesday, January 19. The KAL will begin February 1 and run until March 14. GET YOUR YARN READY!! This 6 week long KAL will guide you through these inaugural Great Northern patterns. Ask questions! Share … Continue reading Announcing the first Great Northern KAL
The first of our wall hanging patterns are ready for testing. There’s only 3 spots! Continue reading Test Knit: Stag’s Head Wall Hanging