Create. Inspire. KAL.

A knit-a-long is a great way to share your love of knitting with others both near and far. Put together a group to meet up locally or join in a Ravelry-based KAL, either way you can share your love of knitting and be part of the wider knitting community. Staff and customers of Little Red .... [ continue reading ]

Blanket/Afghan… Tomato/Tomato…

I often stumble over the use of words, especially when I have two in my head that are virtually the same but I’m not sure if they actually have subtle differences in meaning. This happens a lot a the shop right now as so many customers are knitting and crocheting blankets….afghans. Well, according to Wikipedia… An …. [ continue reading ]

Martin Storey KAL 2016

Stage 1 now on! Find the pattern here. We've had so many compliments on Joan's Martin Storey Mystery KAL afghan hanging in the shop that we're sure there are going to be many of you who will join in the next Martin Storey KAL - this time a series of 8 blocks in your choice .... [ continue reading ]

Noah’s Ark KAL

Sirdar is having a Noah’s Ark Knit Along! What a great way to get ready for a new baby… or to store up a stash of gifts… or to put together a really great Christmas present! So many possibilities and all you have to do is purchase some yarn and get started. The patterns will be …. [ continue reading ]

More 2-Colour Shawls

The September 15 deadline is approaching and we have two new beautiful shawls to add to our draw for a $25 gift certificate. Here is Yuliya’s beautiful “Halyard” shawl.  She used Gioiello and CEY’s Silky Alpaca Lace. And below is Karen’s Lovely “Shawl of Destiny.”  Her yarn choices were Ultra Alpaca Fine and Heritage Silk …. [ continue reading ]

Our 2-Colour Shawl Knit Along

We had our first entries in our 2-Colour Summer Shawl Knit Along this week – you can see photos, below.  Remember, there’s still time for you to join in!  It could be worth a $25 Little Red Mitten Gift Certificate!  Here are the details: Knit, weave or crochet a 2 or 3 colour shawl using DK, sport, fingering …. [ continue reading ]