The Fabric of Our Lives: Summer Cotton

The Fabric of Our Lives: Summer Cotton

May 31, 2020

With summer officially here, cotton is a terrific choice for tank tops, children’s sundresses, and light-weight shoulder coverings, like lacy shawls, ponchos, and cardigans.

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Quarantine Knitting with Arne & Carlos

Quarantine Knitting with Arne & Carlos

May 11, 2020

See how, what began as stranded colorwork “patches” knit alongside Arne + Carlos during their Quarantine KAL, became a patchwork pillow bursting with color, featuring Izzy Knits house yarn, RUFF+TUMBLE DK.

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Vibrant Color! The Antidote to Our Blahs

Vibrant Color! The Antidote to Our Blahs

April 22, 2020

If the shutdown is getting to you, consider starting a new project incorporating these wildly intense colorways from Urth Yarns. They're sure to put a smile on your face.

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A Dog Sweater that Actually Fits!

A Dog Sweater that Actually Fits!

April 07, 2020

Introducing the I'm a Fan! colorblock dog sweater. Knitters will love this recipe for a custom knit designed to fit dogs of all shapes and sizes!

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It's Game Time!

It's Game Time!

December 17, 2019

January is NFL playoffs season, and that calls for cozy knits in your favorite team's colors! Our exclusive RUFF+TUMBLE DK is the perfect choice for fan gear, as it comes in every NFL color.

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A Stunning Wrap: L'Escargot Bleu

A Stunning Wrap: L'Escargot Bleu

July 30, 2019

We're in love with this easy-to-knit wrap that packs a visual punch! Our version of L'Escargot Bleu is knit with Trendsetter Yarn's Ecopuno for a deliciously soft result that we can't wait to cozy-up in.

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RUFF+TUMBLE Has Arrived!

RUFF+TUMBLE Has Arrived!

July 24, 2019

We're proud to introduce our first exclusive Izzy Knits yarn. It's made primarily in the USA, accessible to all, perfect for play, and comes with a charitable contribution to a cause that's near and dear to our hearts.  

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Yarn from Milk?

Yarn from Milk?

May 08, 2019

As we prepare for the Southern California Handweavers' Guild's Weaving & Fiber Festival on May 19th, we wanted to learn more about one of our most popular weaving yarns...Bellatrista's Milk.

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The Ultimate Dog Sweater: Take 3

The Ultimate Dog Sweater: Take 3

May 02, 2019

A tube-shaped sweater seems to work great for some dogs (which is why it's so widely used for dog sweaters) but it’s definitely not a good fit for a schnoodle. With this sweater (Take 3), I think I've found the solution.

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The Ultimate Dog Sweater: Take 2

The Ultimate Dog Sweater: Take 2

May 02, 2019

In one of the knitting classes I’ve taken, I remember the instructor saying, “We often learn more from our failures than we do from our successes." Let's just say, I learned a lot from my second attempt at creating the ultimate dog sweater!

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Inspiration for Spring & Summer Making

Inspiration for Spring & Summer Making

April 04, 2019

This month, we’re pairing 4 of our favorite cotton yarns with 6 FREE patterns each! That’s right. We’ve selected a total of 24 FREE Ravelry patterns that can be knit or crocheted with our yarns.

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Nothing to Fear and Lots to Gain from a KAL

Nothing to Fear and Lots to Gain from a KAL

March 15, 2019

In my first-ever KAL, I learned not only how to do slipped stitch (mosaic) colorwork, but I witnessed knitters from across the globe encouraging one another to learn, to make mistakes, and to problem solve in a creative, supportive, and totally non-judgemental environment!

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