Articles by Ellen
Below is a list of articles with the most recent ones listed first.
Brioche Knitting: Useful LinksBrioche knitting is reversible which is really nice -- great for shawls and wraps, wonderful for scarves. Often the two sides mirror each other though not always; the colors are always reversed though. Having no right-side or wrong-side and a choice of predominant color depending on mood and clothing is a major plus.
Published: Thursday 09 April, 2020
Beaded Knitting: Useful LinksHere are some inks that I refer to often about knitting with beads.
Published: Monday 30 March, 2020
Tip and Tricks: Add Beads To Your Knitting With Pre-ThreadingThere are many ways to add beads to knitwear. I'd like to explore these a bit with you starting with Pre-Threading as an option.
Published: Friday 06 March, 2020
Tips and Tricks: Bead Soup BraceletsWhat to do? Then you start to knit the bead soup or bead stew bracelet and discover to your dismay that somehow colors or shapes or sizes are lining up in a very un-random fashion.
Published: Saturday 29 February, 2020
Custom BraceletsRobin wanted to get our Whale Road bracelet but preferred a silver tone clasp. While that would have been an easy substitution, I decided that the bead mix needed to be slightly altered in order to lessen the gold-based beads and add more cool silver-based ones.
Published: Wednesday 08 May, 2019
The Unique Sheep - Fingering Weight YarnsThe Unique Sheep carries a number of fingering weight yarns and there are a few additional ones which are Earth Faire exclusives.
Published: Wednesday 06 February, 2019
Kieran FoleyI am truly enamored with Kieran Foley's designs. His use of color is awesome and I particularly love his work with stacked centers quadruple decreases.
Published: Thursday 30 August, 2018
What I'm Knitting: Ute NawratilOne of my favorite designers is Ute Nawratil. She has been knitting designs that combine two of my current favorites: double knitting and brioche.
Published: Wednesday 11 April, 2018
Middle Son HatA hat for my second youngest. :)
Published: Tuesday 22 August, 2017
Hunters HatI made a hat for my youngest.
Published: Monday 07 August, 2017
2016 Sheep and Wool FestivalSome photos from this year's festival.
Published: Monday 17 October, 2016
Gradiance Colorways Exclusive to EarthFaireThis web page is presented to tell you about our special colorways that we have developed with the fantastic help of the dyers of The Unique Sheep.
Published: Friday 02 September, 2016
Beaded Knitting: Using A Crochet HookThis is a great beaded knitting technique for adding beads as you go along. (à la minute, as the French would say). This technique doesn’t require planning ahead, but since the fiber will now pass doubled through each bead you’re slightly limited in the beads and yarn weights you can use.
Published: Wednesday 27 July, 2016
Beaded Knitting: Pre-StringingThis is a tutorial to show you beaded knitting using the pre-stringing method. There are two essential techniques to beaded knitting. You can either pre-string the beads, or you can use a small hook to add beads to your project as you go along.
Published: Tuesday 26 July, 2016
Bead SpeakTerms you might be curious about.
Published: Monday 15 February, 2016
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- The "Verna-X" Beadle Needle/ Straight/ 0.8mm or 1.0mm
- Metallic Threads/ Tapestry Braid #12/ 10m Spools
- Bead Soup Bracelet Kit/ Original/ Random or Custom
- Bead Stew Bracelet/ Moon Flowers
- Bead Stew Bracelet/ Moonrise on Neptune
- Silver Lined Crystal AB: Miyuki Seed Bead 8/0
- Bead Stew Bracelet/ Rock Candy
- Moonrise Neckpiece/ by Sivia and Ellen
- Leaf Bracelet/ Knit Version/ Kit
- Bead Stew Bracelet/ Deep Forest