Brand new! The Boardwalk Collection – the blog tour begins!

LInda Lencovic inspiration, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs, patterns, The Boardwalk Collection

For many months now I’ve been squirrelling away on a huge¬†project – my first collection of designs for Kettle Yarn Co.! It has been really hard keeping schtum on this one as so many amazing people are involved and I’ve been SO excited. ūüėČ It is finally ready for release, so without further ado, may I introduce…drumroll… Available individually by …

Permanent Project Parade!

LInda Lencovic inspiration, Kettle Yarn Co.

Before xmas I set up a new page on the new website and then promptly forgot to tell anyone about it! ¬†Eesh. ūüėČ I’ve created a new ‘Projects‘ page¬†which shows a preview of finished objects in Kettle blends gleaned on Ravelry. The page is linked to my Pinterest FO board so you can either quickly scan the page for new …

Three’s company

LInda Lencovic inspiration

Those of you on the mailing list will have already seen my announcement regarding the first shop update of the new year coming up this Friday! I’ve got some new colours to show you…I finally got the time to flesh out the scrumptious Beyul – baby yak/merino/silk – range and have added 4 new colours to round up the range: …

New year. New KNITS!

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, inspiration, Kettle Yarn Co., WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

Happy New Year everyone! So excited about this new year as so many things are finally just the way I want them. I have a new home by the sea in a beautiful new town, I am finally working full time on the business and can devote ALL my energy to the yarn, and the year is starting off with …

Naloa shawl inspiration from EastLondonKnit

rvcall BEYUL, colourwork, inspiration, Knit A Long, Naloa, work in progress

The ELK, herself,¬†EastLondonKnit,¬†has been kind enough to offer to help me out for the next few weeks as I am swamped with some personal stuff! Here she is for her first post, discussing her inspiration for Naloa! Thanks Renee! —– Hello! When Linda told me she had a new, exotic yarn base made of silk and yak and that she …

Shibori forever

LInda Lencovic inspiration, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, Kettle Yarn Co.

I’ve always been a big fan of tie-dye like techniques and spent some time in my twenties playing with Batik processes. The randomness of these process can create such beauty and never more so than in the art of Japanese Shibori technique, which is a huge trend this summer. image via¬†Poppytalk¬†on Etsy blog From Honestly WTF … ¬†“Shibori¬†is a Japanese¬†term …

Colour explosion – literally

LInda Lencovic inspiration

This is too amazing not to share today! I just saw this over on my new favourite blog –¬†Poppytalk. It is a new advert created by Sony. Get this. They spent two weeks picking brilliantly flower petals, put them in a volcano and made this¬†happen… I would have loved to have been in the pitching session for this project! hah! …

New season = new knits

LInda Lencovic inspiration, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, Kettle Yarn Co., work in progress

Now that some of you have had a chance to experience ISLINGTON‘s¬†gloriousness in the flesh, here are a few more newly released design¬†suggestions for upcoming warm weather knit planning. These both call for sport weight yarns but could easily be done in fingering for the same or similar gauge. Folded Lace Tank¬†by¬†Bristol Ivy¬†…Smokin’ Peach This tank¬†is well oversized starting at …