About Chandi

Hi, I'm Chandi! I'm a self-professed lover of all things yarn. I'm an avid knitter, crocheter, wool dyer, fleece and roving spinner and occasional felter! I offer beautiful, inspiring, hand-painted yarns and deliver the best of all yarn-related tutorials I can on my blog.

Campside Cardi – I finished knitting a sweater!

Oh My Goodness. Welcome! Thanks for popping over!

Here, have a coffee and sit a bit as I have some things to tell ya!

First, let’s talk about this gorgeous sweater.

    1. No, it’s not my design. It’s Alicia Plummer’s Campside Cardi. This pattern was a pure joy to knit. Took me a couple weeks. Fairly straight-forward. Easy to memorize sections. Not too boring. Nothing complex. Really, my type of pattern.
    2. I used exactly 3 skeins of my Alpaca Silk Dk yarn in colorway: Pewter. Pewter is a warm toffee gray. Perfect for those […]
By | 2017-09-06T23:37:07+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Finished Objects, Knitting, Sweaters|55 Comments

August September 2017 Yarn Giveaway

Hellloooo and welcome!

It’s time for another fantastically huge yarn giveaway!

I’ll keep it simple and get right to the point so you can start scrolling through all the pretty pictures. They speak for themselves!

TO ENTER:

  1. Enter via Rafflecopter below. It’s fairly straight-forward. If it’s not showing up for you, please try at another time or try another device.
  2. Comment below telling me how you heard about this giveaway.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck!

-Worldwide entries welcome.

-Once entered, click Bring Your Friends and if/when they sign up, you’ll get more entries.

-Diann Riter won last month’s giveaway. Congrats, […]

By | 2017-09-05T17:57:57+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Yarn Giveaways|1,201 Comments

How to Make Your Own Wall Hanging! Easier than you think.

You’ve seen them around: All those big, beautiful, gorgeous wall hangings. You may have even thought about making one for yourself one day. Well, think about it no more. Grab some yarn (any yarn!) and let’s get to making!

•The small one took no time! About 20-30 minutes IF THAT. The big one was a bit longer (4 hours) since I had to cut all the yarn.

Please ENJOY! Subscribe to my YouTube channel here and turn on that notification bell if you wanna. 🙂 I do lots of knitting, crocheting, spinning, dyeing and other yarn-craft diy tutorials […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:36+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Finished Objects, Other Yarn Crafts|5 Comments

July – August 2017 $1000 Yarn Giveaway!

Another yarn giveaway! WOOP! I am STOKED beyond STOKED to tell you all about it.

It’s a big ol’ bundle of luscious hand-dyed yarn. Need I say more?

GORG!

To Enter:

Just fill out this Rafflecopter form and then comment below telling me one thing that you are grateful for.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

THINGS OF NOTE:

-Worldwide entries welcome
-After you sign up, click Bring Your Friends and if/when they sign up, you’ll get more entries. YAY!
-Lois B. won last month’s giveaway and she has been emailed. CONGRATS, Lois!
-This giveaway ends August 15th, 2017 and the winner will be […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:36+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Yarn Giveaways|1,091 Comments

$1000 Luxury Yarn Giveaway – June / July 2017

My dear, it’s time for another big yarn giveaway.

Do scroll down to drool over all the lovelies and then get yourself entered!

To ENTER:

Use Rafflecopter below to enter and then comment on this blog post telling me something that you love.

NOTES:

-Worldwide entries welcome.

-Patti Stark won last month’s giveaway. Congrats, Patti!

-When entered, click Bring Your Friends and if they enter, you’ll get more entries.

-This giveaway ends July 15th and the winner will be announced in the next giveaway.

-If you have trouble entering, please try another browser or device and if that still doesn’t work, please comment that you need help and we’ll […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:36+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Yarn Giveaways|1,861 Comments

Polyrhythm Knitted Cowl Pattern

A beautiful new textured cowl pattern for you! This little stunner was designed for us by Emily Walton (moonangel58 on Ravelry.com) and we couldn’t be more delighted.

It’s a great pattern for using 2 skeins of sock yarn in any colorway you love! Try a fun and wild multicolor and see what cool result you get!Polyrhythm Knitted Cowl Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

This one is fun to knit because of the various textures. It’s simple but you won’t get bored.

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Midnight Grove Knitted Lace Wrap Pattern

Hello, lovely.

Thanks for visiting today. 🙂

Our newest pattern release is this amazing stunner: Midnight Grove Wrap

A beautiful and advanced knitted lace shawl pattern that you’re sure to treasure for eons! It’s puddly and drapey and gorgeous.

Designed for us by Emily Walton.

Midnight Grove Knitted Lace Shawl/ Wrap Pattern

Midnight Grove Knitted Lace Shawl/ Wrap Pattern

Midnight Grove Knitted Lace Shawl/ Wrap Pattern

Midnight Grove Knitted Lace Shawl/ Wrap Pattern

Pistachio Falls Cascading Crescent Crochet Shawl Pattern

A gorgeous new shawl pattern for you, designed for us by Kristina Smiley!

Pistachio Falls Cascading Crescent Crochet Shawl Pattern by expression fiber arts Pistachio Falls Cascading Crescent Crochet Shawl Pattern by expression fiber arts

This pattern is designed for use with 3 skeins of our Resilient Sock Yarn in colorway: Pistachio. Choose any color you like, though. You’ll need a US Size H hook (5.00 mm).  

About this lovely shawl:

Simple indulgences include favorite desserts, summer fruits, […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:37+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects|5 Comments

Sweet Pea Crochet Shawl Pattern

Helllo! Are you ready for a beautiful vintage, yet modern crochet shawl pattern?

Look no further than this Sweet Pea Shawl designed for us by Kristina Smiley.

Vintage elegance with a modern twist.

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Antique lace and spring flowers were the inspiration for this lovely shawl.

A […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:37+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects|11 Comments