Ursa KAL: Supply Buy

Get your Ewe Ewe yarn and supplies to knit the Ursa sweater by Jacqueline Cieslak

Get your Ewe Ewe yarn and supplies to knit the Ursa sweater by Jacqueline Cieslak

Want to knit the Ursa sweater pattern by Jacqueline Cieslak? We’re knitting it with our own Ewe Ewe Baa Baa Bulky merino wool yarn. Here is a list of the supplies you’ll need to knit this sweater.

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Ursa Sweater Supply List:

Baa Baa Bulky Merino Yarn
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Pattern: Ursa — on Ravelry.

Yarn requirements: Ewe Ewe Yarns Baa Baa Bulky merino wool yarn, 132 yards, 100g.
(4, 4, 5) [5, 6, 6] {7, 7, 8} skeins.

Finished Measurements: (34, 38, 42) [46, 50, 54] {58, 62, 66} inches at bust

Sizing notes from the designer: To choose your size, measure the circumference around the fullest part of your bust, then add 2-6” (depending on how much ease you want) and choose the closest size.

Needles: US 11 (8 mm) 32” (if making sizes 34-46) or 40” (if making sizes 50-66) circular knitting needles.
— US 11 (8 mm) double-pointed needles for sleeves (or small circumference knitting method of your choice such as magic loop or 2 circulars).
Note: The pattern calls for size US 10.5 (6.5 mm) knitting needles but I got gauge on US 11 (8 mm) needles. Be sure to check your gauge before starting the sweater!

Notions: 7 coordinating stitch markers, 3 contrasting stitch markers, stitch holders or scrap yarn for holding stitches, darning needle for finishing.


I hope you’ll join me for the Ursa sweater knit-along starting on Thursday, August 1, 2019! Here’s the details:

  1. Thursday, August 1: KAL kickoff and cast-on with details about knitting the half-brioche stitch, neck and shoulders of the sweater.

  2. Thursday, August 8: Working the German short row bust darts and finishing the body of the sweater.

  3. Thursday, August 15: Knitting the sleeves, finishing the neckline and blocking.

  4. Thursday, August 22: Wrap photos!

Get your yarn: Find the yarn at a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns or here on our website.

Let us know you’re joining the KAL! Leave a comment on this post, join our Facebook KAL group, Ravelry group, and use hashtags any photos with #eweeweyarns and #BaaBaaUrsa on Instagram.


What to Make: Ursa by Jacqueline Cieslak

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.

Ursa  sweater knitting pattern by Jacqueline Cieslak

Ursa sweater knitting pattern by Jacqueline Cieslak

Meet the Ursa sweater! The designer, Jacqueline Cieslak describes this as a “bear of a sweater – chunky, bold, snuggly, fierce,” and I totally agree! I love details on this cropped pullover and I am dying to knit it for myself.

I think it looks so fun to make and even better to wear. I can imagine throwing it on over a tunic and leggings or maybe a long sweeping dress just like Jacqueline. It’s so cute!

Ursa  sweater knitting pattern by Jacqueline Cielsak on Ravelry

Ursa sweater knitting pattern by Jacqueline Cielsak on Ravelry

Ursa will knit up perfectly using Ewe Ewe Baa Baa Bulky merino yarn. My friend Jesse at Knit One, Crochet Too started one in Sky Blue and, let’s be honest, I totally got cast-on-itis when I saw this photo:

Ursa  sweater in  Baa Baa Bulky merino yarn  from Ewe Ewe Yarns

Ursa sweater in Baa Baa Bulky merino yarn from Ewe Ewe Yarns

GAH! Don’t you just love it? I want it. The accent stitches really pop and the sweater looks like the squishy dressed-up sweatshirt of my knitting dreams.

I’m going to make Ursa and I hope you’ll join me for a new knit-along!

Ursa KAL Dates and Details

Ursa will be fast to knit and we can get it done in just a couple of weeks! Here’s the plan:

Wednesday, July 17: Announce the KAL!

Thursday, August 1: KAL kickoff and cast-on with details about knitting the half-brioche stitch, neck and shoulders of the sweater.

Thursday, August 8: Working the German short row bust darts and finishing the body of the sweater.

Thursday, August 15: Knitting the sleeves, finishing the neckline and blocking.

Thursday, August 22: Wrap photos!


How much yarn do I need?

Sizing notes from the designer: To choose your size, measure the circumference around the fullest part of your bust, then add 2-6” (depending on how much ease you want) and choose the closest size.

Finished Measurements: (34, 38, 42) [46, 50, 54] {58, 62, 66} inches at bust

Yarn requirements: (4, 4, 5) [5, 6, 6] {7, 7, 8} skeins of Baa Baa Bulky merino yarn

17 colors of  Baa Baa Bulky merino wool  yarn from Ewe Ewe Yarns

17 colors of Baa Baa Bulky merino wool yarn from Ewe Ewe Yarns

How to find the pattern, yarn and join the KAL

Pattern: Ursa — on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Baa Baa Bulky merino yarn.

Get your yarn: Find the yarn at a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns or here on our website.

Let us know you’re joining the KAL! Leave a comment on this post, join our Facebook KAL group, and use hashtags any photos with #eweeweyarns and #BaaBaaUrsa on Instagram.

What color will you choose?!


Spirit of Trees Sweater Pattern by Irina Anikeeva

Spirit of Trees  sweater pattern by Irina Anikeeva using  Ewe So Sporty merino yarn

Spirit of Trees sweater pattern by Irina Anikeeva using Ewe So Sporty merino yarn

Beautiful botanical lace hugs the neckline of this gorgeous new sweater knitting pattern by Irina Anikeeva. Spirit of Trees is designed with Ewe So Sporty merino yarn from Ewe Ewe and it looks incredible!

Spirit of Trees  sweater pattern by IrmianDesign using  Ewe So Sporty merino yarn  from Ewe Ewe Yarns

Spirit of Trees sweater pattern by IrmianDesign using Ewe So Sporty merino yarn from Ewe Ewe Yarns

Spirit of Trees is a seamless sweater that is worked from the top down to the hem. The vining leaf lace design wraps the yoke of the sweater giving it a subtle elegance and romantic feel.

nayus’ Spirit of Trees project on  Ravelry

nayus’ Spirit of Trees project on Ravelry

Twigfur’s Spirit of Trees project on  Ravelry

Twigfur’s Spirit of Trees project on Ravelry

Irina designed the sweater using Saffron Ewe So Sporty yarn and it is just stunning. Because of the simplicity of the design you could knit it for yourself in any shade that fits in your wardrobe making it a versatile piece for any season. And because Ewe So Sporty is 100% fine merino yarn it’s soft enough to wear right against your skin. Choose your color —

Find your shade: Ewe Ewe Yarns Ewe So Sporty merino yarn.


Spirit of Trees sweater by Irina Anikeeva designed with Ewe So Sporty yarn

Spirit of Trees sweater by Irina Anikeeva designed with Ewe So Sporty yarn

How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
To fit bust: 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)” with 2-5” of intended ease
Finished measurements: 34 (37¾, 40½, 44½, 48, 52¾, 56¾)”

Yarn Amounts: 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins of Ewe Ewe Yarns Ewe So Sporty merino yarn

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Spirit of Trees — 20% off through June 9, 2019 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!


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!


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!