Guest Post: Baa, No Wool?

Guest blogger Sayra Adams of Atomicblue Fibers shares her adventures in dyeing, spinning and knitting with non-wool fibers with us this month. Get inspired to explore the surprisingly wonderful world of non-wool fibers on today’s post. Enjoy!  Seriously. No wool? How can you have yarn without it?! I know. You’re imagining acrylic Red Heart yarn! But [...]

Handspun Project Inspiration + Winner’s Circle

Handspun Project Inspiration + Winner’s Circle

Now that Spinzilla has come and gone, it’s time to turn those beautiful handspun skeins of yarn into unique projects! Not long after Spinzilla 2013, we shared some of our favorite project ideas specifically for handspun yarns here on the Louet blog. This year, we’d like to share some of the inspiring projects we’ve spotted [...]

Congratulations Team Louet!

Congratulations Team Louet!

The results for Spinzilla are in, and we couldn’t be more proud of our 2014 Spinzilla team! Team Louet NA placed third with an impressive total yardage of  156,852.920. We had many of our teammate join the Monster Mile club, and we had a great time cheering each other and sharing our spinning successes throughout [...]

Spin to Win with #TeamLouet!

Spin to Win with #TeamLouet!

If you’ll be spinning on #TeamLouet this fall, you are in for some serious fibery treats! Our team of spinners is nearly full and our team’s Ravelry thread is buzzing with activity, so now seems like a great time to share some of the awards and prizes we’ll be giving out within our team: GRAND [...]

Winner + Guest Post: Susanna IC

Winner + Guest Post: Susanna IC

Today we have a guest post from Susanna IC, the designer of Ewyn from the Louet North America Fall 2014 collection. Hi everyone! I would like to tell you a little bit about the inspiration for my design, Ewyn, which is a part of the gorgeous Louet North America Fall 2014 collection. The pattern includes directions and charts for [...]

Guest Post: Kathy Owens

Guest Post: Kathy Owens

Today we have a guest post from Kathy Owens, the designer of Kenya from Louet North America Fall 2014. Kenya is my first published sweater design and you can just imagine how ecstatic I was after being notified by Louet that my design had been chosen for the Fall 2014 catalog. Here are a few pictures [...]

Louet Fall 2014 + Giveaway!

Louet Fall 2014 + Giveaway!

We’re excited to have another great collection of patterns from a talented group of designers for Fall 2014! Here’s a review of all the patterns, and we’re also offering a giveaway at the end of this post! Ewyn by Susanna IC.  The purple shawl is shown in GEMS Fingering and the blue beaded stole in [...]