Socks on Saturday: Firre Socks by Joanna Ignatius

Each Socks on Saturday highlights a sock pattern that you can use to knit yourself a pair of socks with Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering yarn.

Firre Socks  designed by Joanna Ignatius

Firre Socks designed by Joanna Ignatius

I’ve really had a thing for the light and lacy lately! These new Firre Socks kept catching my eye on Ravelry this week so I just had to share them.

Firre Socks  knitting pattern on Ravelry

Firre Socks knitting pattern on Ravelry

Inspired by Shetland fir cones, Joanna Ignatius designed the Firre Socks with a beautiful lace motif to mimic those majestic trees. The solid colors and great twist of Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering yarn really lends itself to showing off this stitch pattern.

Saffron would make a pair of socks like the photo but I don’t think you could go wrong with these socks in any color! They’re stunning.

Plus, the sock pattern has instructions for cuff down or toe up knitting. How great is that?

See all the yarn colors: Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn and choose a shade that you love.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: S (M, L)  

You’ll need: 2-3 balls of Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn in Saffron or the color of your choice.

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Firre Socks – on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Happy Socks on Saturday!


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What to Make: Tegna by Caitlin Hunter of Boyland Knitworks

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

Tegna  lace tee knitting pattern designed by Caitlin Hunter

Tegna lace tee knitting pattern designed by Caitlin Hunter

Looking for a light and lacy tee for spring and summer? Look no further than the wildly popular Tegna knitting pattern from Boyland Knitworks.

This sweater is a showstopper! From the flowy fabric to the beautiful lace hem, you’ll be sure to wear this tee all year round. Think how nice it will look in the summer and how pretty it would look as a shell under a jacket for work in the fall.

Tegna knitting project by  LDirk7 on Ravelry

Tegna knitting project by LDirk7 on Ravelry

Fluffy Fingering merino yarn from Ewe Ewe would work perfectly for Tegna. The gauge of the sweater is a loose 22 sts over 4” which I get using a size US 6 needle. That means this project would knit quickly and practically fly off the needles!

Any color of Fluffy Fingering yarn would work so well in this project! Choose a neutral like the Charcoal one above or go for a bright Berry, springy Saffron or rich Red Velvet.

Plus, it’s a great price point in Fluffy Fingering. You’ll need 4 to 7 skeins depending on your size which works out to be $40-$70 dollars for a new, gorgeous top you’ll wear again and again.

Choose your color combo: Ewe Ewe Yarns Fluffy Fingering Merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
Finished circumference at bust: 35.5” (38”, 43.25”, 48.25”, 53.5”, 58.5”, 63.5”) 

Fitting notes from the designer: This sweater is designed to be slightly oversized, with approximately 5-10” of positive ease around the bust. The sleeves are fitted, so make sure you pay attention to the sleeve circumference when choosing your size. (Schematic is provided in the pattern.)

Yarn Amounts: 4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) balls of Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino yarn

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Tegna — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Fluffy Fingering merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


What to Make: Cara striped sleeveless tee

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

Cara  sleeveless tee knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers on Ravelry

Cara sleeveless tee knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers on Ravelry

It’s totally time to think about a fresh tank for spring and summer! I found the Cara tee knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers and I think it seems really relaxing to make and even better to wear.

Cara  a-line tank top knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers

Cara a-line tank top knitting pattern by Amy Christoffers

Cara has a great a-line shape creating a slight flare from the natural waste to the hip making it easy and breezy. I love it paired with the model’s casual jeans, too!

I browsed around on Ravelry and there are lots of cute color combinations. I like the vanilla and pink and the same thing in reverse! You could also do vanilla with purple stripes or what about classic black and white.

Ewe So Sporty yarn from Ewe Ewe would work perfectly for the Cara top. You can go with the great original and use Vanilla as your main color and Sky Blue as the contrasting color stripes. Or try that pink option!

Or maybe you’d like a tonal look. A Lavender top with Iris Blossom stripes? An Aquamarine top with Soft Sage stripes.

You could try a more classic look like Vanilla with rich Red Velvet stripes. What about a preppy Wheat and Midnight Blue top? I could do this all day!

Choose your color combo: Ewe Ewe Yarns Ewe So Sporty Merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: 32(36-40-44-48-52-56-60)“ 

Fitting notes: This garment was designed with approximately 2—4” of ease. Please take this into consideration when selecting your size..

Yarn Amounts: Using Ewe So Sporty merino yarn
MC: 4(5-6-7-7-8-8-9) balls (shown in Vanilla)
CC: 1(1-2-2-2-2-2-3) balls (shown in Sky Blue)

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Cara — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Ewe So Sporty merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


Socks on Saturday: Pizza Party Socks with pizza on them!

Each Socks on Saturday highlights a sock pattern that you can use to knit yourself a pair of socks with Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering yarn.

Pizza Party Socks  by Emma Kerian on Ravelry

Pizza Party Socks by Emma Kerian on Ravelry

UM, HELLO PIZZA PARTY SOCKS! Can you be any more adorable? I don’t think so!

Pizza Party Socks  knitting pattern on Ravelry

Pizza Party Socks knitting pattern on Ravelry

These new Pizza Party Socks are by the same designer that brought us the magical These Socks are Bananas earlier this year. I love her emoji level knitting style!

Pizza Party Socks  published in Colorfully Handmade on Ravelry

Pizza Party Socks published in Colorfully Handmade on Ravelry

I think you could whip up these socks in some cute colors of Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn. I’d put together Brushed Silver for the sock, Wheat for the crust, Saffron is the cheese and Red Velvet can be some smoky pepperoni. Delicious!

Or you could go brighter and have Vanilla socks to mimic the pizza box, Wheat crust, Citrus Pop cheese and that smoky rich Red Velvet pepperoni.

Have fun with the colors because pizza IS fun! Mmm, pizza…

See all the yarn colors: Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn and choose a combo that you love.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: Adult M and L  

You’ll need: 1 ball of Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn in Brushed Silver, Wheat, Saffron and Red Velvet.

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Pizza Party Socks – FREE on Ravelry through May 2019.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Happy Socks on Saturday!


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What to Make: The Daily sweater by Andrea Mowry

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

The Daily  sweater designed by Drea Renee Knits

The Daily sweater designed by Drea Renee Knits

Ewe Ewe designer and my favorite person, Meaghan Schmaltz just finished knitting her own The Daily sweater by Andrea Mowry using Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn. Isn’t it awesome?!

I think it looks great.

Andrea’s sweater has a pretty, muted feel but you know how I love saturated colors. Here’s a peek at the lovely original modeled by the designer herself.

The Daily  sweater pattern by Andrea Mowry on Ravelry

The Daily sweater pattern by Andrea Mowry on Ravelry

Meaghan is Andrea’s tech editor (I know, what a job, right?!) and when she saw The Daily slide across her desk she thought it was so great that she leapt at the chance to test knit the new design!

I have to say, I agree with Meaghan! I think this sweater looks incredibly wonderful to wear.

Meaghan choose Ewe Ewe Baa Baa Bulky as her yarn for this project and she got gauge perfectly on a Size 10 needle. She used the colors Black Licorice and Wheat to make a great basic for her closet.

We have 17 colors in Baa Baa Bulky now which means there are so many options to make this amazing sweater! I’ve put together a few ideas here. Take a look!

I love that Saffron and Brushed Silver combo to wear with jeans.

What if we choose some color with color? You could do our rich Teal with Soft Sage for a green tone. Then I was thinking of Cotton Candy and Orange Peel together because I did it in this baby sweater and I kinda want to wear it myself!

You could add some Indigo to your Wheat. Or maybe you’re thinking a bit of a spring fling is in order — wouldn’t Aquamarine and Sky Blue be so cheery? Yes!

Color mixing is so fun and here at Ewe Ewe we plan all the colors to work together so go ahead and give it a try for yourself. If you have a question about which colors you might like you can always email me and we can figure it out!

Choose your colors: Ewe Ewe Yarns Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4)(5, 6, 7, 8). 

Finished Bust Measurements: 36.25 (40.5, 44.75, 49)(53.25, 57.5, 62, 66)” 

Fitting notes: This sweater is intended to be worn with 5-8” positive ease. To pick your best size, measure your full bust and add your desired ease, then pick the finished bust circumference closest to that number.

Yarn Amounts:
MC: 4 (4, 5, 5)(5, 6, 7, 7) balls of Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn (shown in Black Licorice)
CC: 3 (3, 3, 4)(4, 4, 5, 5) balls of Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn (shown in Wheat)

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: The Daily — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Baa Baa Bulky Merino yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


LYS Day is this Saturday, April 27th!

Local Yarn Store Day 2019

Local Yarn Store Day 2019

LYS Day is a special holiday just for knitters and crocheters to show local yarn shops (that’s what LYS stands for if you’re new to knitting!) just how much we love and appreciate them. It’s a special day dedicated to the stores that make this hobby their livelihood.

To celebrate LYS Day 2019 we have a new project that is only available in a yarn store! Meet the new shawl I designed called Something About Phoenix:

Something About Phoenix  shawl knitting pattern designed by Heather Walpole

Something About Phoenix shawl knitting pattern designed by Heather Walpole

This easy-to-knit wrap uses 4 balls of Ewe So Sporty merino yarn and is going to be one you’ll love to wear! Something About Phoenix will be FREE on LYS Day when you purchase your Ewe So Sporty yarn to make it at your local yarn shop.

Something About Phoenix  easy striped shawl knitting pattern

Something About Phoenix easy striped shawl knitting pattern

Something About Phoenix  striped wrap knitting pattern

Something About Phoenix striped wrap knitting pattern

How much yarn do I need?

Start by choosing your favorite 3 colors of Ewe So Sporty Merino yarn and see how they play off each other. One main color is held throughout and striped with a secondary color for each wing of the shawl.

If these are three colors that you wear all the time, decide which one is the main color and grab 2 balls of that. Pick up one ball of each contrasting color for the right and left half of the shawl.

Something About Phoenix  shawl knitting pattern with blue tones

Something About Phoenix shawl knitting pattern with blue tones

With 25 shades to choose from, the color combinations are endless! Look at this beautiful blue version. Sapphire was held throughout the shawl with Sky Blue on the first wing and Midnight Blue on the second. Keeping your yarn choices in the same color family makes a no-fail combo, too!

Find a local yarn store near you

Something About Phoenix LYS Day shawl pattern by Heather Walpole for Ewe Ewe Yarns

Something About Phoenix LYS Day shawl pattern by Heather Walpole for Ewe Ewe Yarns

Ewe Ewe yarns are stocked at local yarn shops across the US. Take a look at our Stockists page to see if you’re shop carries our yarn.

Come see me!

As a special event on the big day, I’ll be at my LYS here in California!

Location: Yarning for You, San Marcos, CA.

Time: Saturday, April 27 from 10am to 3pm.

Come see me and we can pick colors, talk yarn and have a good time celebrating our LYS!

Be sure to stop in to your LYS this Saturday and let them know how much you appreciate them.