Saturday, February 25, 2017

Happy Birthday Fiber Flux! (+ a YARN giveaway!)


Happy Birthday Fiber Flux!  Today marks the 6th year my blog has been up and running...I can hardly believe it!  I have a fun giveaway happening to celebrate.  One lucky winner will get an awesome Knit Picks prize pack full of yarn and other goodies:

  • 1 Ball Mighty Stitch Bulky in "Blush"
  • 1 Ball Mighty Stitch Bulky in "Serrano"
  • 1 Skein Luminance (100% silk!!!) in "Brilliance"
  • 1 Ball Wool of the Andes in "Red"
  • 1 Ball Wool of the Andes in "Coal"
  • 1 Options interchangeable circular needle cable-40 inch length
  • 1 set of Majestic wood needle tips in US 11 size
  • 1 set of Majestic wood needle tips in US 15 size


One winner will receive one prize pack. No purchase necessary to enter. Void where prohibited. Open worldwide to entrants 18 and over. Enter to win using the Rafflecopter below (sometimes it takes a moment to load) Now go, go, go, and enter!



Special thanks to Knit Picks for sponsoring this giveaway!

© Jennifer Dickerson 2017

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Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)

Friday, February 24, 2017

Free Crochet Pattern...Lavender Clouds Neckwrap!


The Lavender Clouds Neckwrap is a beautiful and lightning fast project to stitch up. I made mine in under an hour! Using thick, plushy yarn and a big hook, you can whip up a few for gifts too. A special button helps keep it closed and be sure to scroll down for other ways to style your neckwrap!

Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below too!

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Lavender Clouds Neckwrap
By Jennifer Dickerson

Click the button below to add this project to your Ravelry queue:


Click below to watch a full video tutorial on how to make this project:




Materials:

Learn more about Sweet yarn here:

      
Click the images above to get yarn & supplies for this project!
(affiliate link)
Sizing:
  • 12inches wide
  • 34 inches long



Abbreviations and Tutorial Links:



Instructions:
Ch 12
Row 1: In the third ch from the hook work a dc. Work a dc in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as a dc) Work a dc in the next st and in each st across. Work a dc in the turning chain space.
Work row 2 until piece is about 34 inches long.
Edging row: Ch 1 and turn. *In the first space (not stitches this time), work 3 dc. In the next space work a sl st. Repeat from * to the end of the row, then work a sl st in the turning chain space.
Fasten off and weave in any ends that remain. To sew the button, lay the piece flat with the starting chain edge closest to you. With a matching piece of yarn, sew the button to the lower left corner with a large tapestry needle.

© Jennifer Dickerson 2017

For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

February KnitCrate...Unboxing, Giveaway and Review!


Hi there stitchers!  I have something special for you today!  I recently partnered up with the folks at KnitCrate, the perfect treat for any yarn lover.

KnitCrate is a monthly subscription box that arrives right to your door.  Each month it includes a fun pattern, enough luxury/premium yarn to make the pattern at least once, PLUS a fun bonus item too!  This can be a fun tool, a sweet treat, or a soothing luxury item to pamper.  Here's February's bonus below, a lovely lavender bath treat!


How neat is that? In addition there are promotional codes and you can earn points with every crate that you can collect to buy things in their online store too.


I received a February KnitCrate (first photo of this post) and filmed the unboxing of it here:




They also offer a KnitCrate Sock, for those of you who love to make socks...see below:


Check out my unboxing of the sock crate here:



Each month there is something different, a fun and totally awesome way to treat yourself or a yarny person in your life.

KnitCrate has generously offered Fiber Flux readers a special discount...save 20% off your first order using the code FLUX20 (just enter it at time of purchase on their site).

They're also giving away a KnitCrate to a lucky Fiber Flux reader too! Awesome!! 

Now is your chance to win a KnitCrate! Here's what comes in it:




One winner will receive one KnitCrate. No purchase necessary to enter. Void where prohibited. Open worldwide to entrants 18 and over. Enter to win using the Rafflecopter below (sometimes it takes a moment to load) Now go, go, go, and enter!
Special thanks to KnitCrate for sponsoring this giveaway!
© Jennifer Dickerson 2017

For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)

Monday, February 20, 2017

Bath Knits Book Review and Giveaway!

 

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I have a fabulous review & giveaway for you today lovelies! I recently was able to check out Bath Knits by Mary Beth Temple (ISBN: 978-0-8117-1657-4, Stackpole).

Bath Knits is full of projects to bring the spa right to your home with luxurious items like things to wear like robes, washcloths, and even beautiful pedicure socks! The book also has projects to transform the bathroom into a spa retreat with mats, storage baskets, even decor too. I especially love this Textured Bath Mitt:

Photo courtesy of Stackpole Books

The book is photographed in full color and many of the projects have a detailed chart to guide you along as well. There is a helpful abbreviation section in the back too!

Check out this Pink Lace Bathmat, such a pretty stitch:

Photo courtesy of Stackpole Books

I really love this project too...if you need a quick gift and are pressed for time, these cable trimmed towels are just perfect. Many of the projects in the book are perfect for a hostess, shower gift, or a housewarming. I love the way the author uses variegated yarns in many of the projects.


Photo courtesy of Stackpole Books

Now is your chance to win a copy of your own! Enter to win using the Rafflecopter below (sometimes it takes a moment to load). Giveaway ends February 27 and is open worldwide. Now go, go, go, and enter!!!


Special thanks to Stackpole Books for sponsoring this giveaway. I received a review copy of this book, all opinions are my own.

Can't wait? Need the book now? Click below:



© Jennifer Dickerson 2017

For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)

Friday, February 17, 2017

Free Crochet Pattern...Moonflower Cowl!


The Moonflower Cowl is the perfect cowl to take you from winter to spring. Crocheted in gorgeous tonal yarn, it is worked up in an easy fan stitch. This is a one-skein project, making it perfect for on the go crochet too!

Need a little help? There's a full video tutorial below too!

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Moonflower Cowl
By Jennifer Dickerson

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Click below to watch a full video tutorial on how to make this project:



Materials:


Click the image above to get yarn for this project!
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Learn more about Red Heart Soft Yarn here!

Sizing:
  • 6.5 inches wide
  • 30 inch circumference

Abbreviations and Tutorial Links:



Instructions:

Ch 31 (multiple of 6+1)

Round/Row 1: In the 4th ch from the hook, work 2 dc. *Skip two ch then work a sc in the next ch. skip 2 ch and in the next ch, work 4 dc. Repeat from * until there are 3 ch left on the row. Skip the next two ch, and in the very last ch, work a sc.

Round/Row 2: Ch 3 and turn. Work 2 dc in the sc from the previous row. *Work a sc in the center space of the fan from the previous row (area in between the posts right in the center). Work 4 dc in the sc in between the next two fans. Repeat from * to the end of the row. Work a sc in the turning chain space to finish the row.

Repeat row 2 until the piece is approximately 30 inches long. Be sure to save about 18-24 inches of yarn to work the seam (see below).

Do not fasten off and sandwich the two ends together. Work a slip stitch seam into both layers all the way across (see the video if you need to see the seam worked + a few tips too).

Weave in any ends that remain.


© Jennifer Dickerson 2017

For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)
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