The Bee's Knees — Summer Block Party

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Mystery Block After-Party

Posted by Jami Brynildson on

  Trish and Steffanie hit it out of the hive with their first mystery knitalong design. We had knitters from across the country participate, and the completed blankets are gorgeous. Here are our two designers holding up Trish's completed Block Party in Cascade 220 Superwash, let's give 'em a round of applause!   Last week we met up for a little seaming party and learned how to graft the garter stitch blocks or strips using mattress stitch. Trish shared a pattern for adding a garter stitch edging with mitered corners to the afghan. And we had a little chocolate, too!      We've created a ravelry pattern...

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Block #8

Posted by Trish Mitberg on

Okay, Block Party knitters, are you ready for Block #8? I really hope you like it! I for one have really enjoyed knitting this afghan all summer. I am working on an edging pattern as we speak and it will be available in two weeks! Happy Knitting, Trish

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Early birds get the block! (and a great summer sale!)

Posted by Steffanie Colvig on

In case you haven't heard, we are having an amazing, CRAZY-GOOD, summer sale tomorrow, August 2nd.  I know many of you will want to be up and out the door, headed here, before I'll get a chance to post the newest block tomorrow. So in light of that, I am putting up Block #7 a little bit earlier than planned. So knit away this newest piece of the blanket puzzle this evening and then dream of all the yummy big deals you might score tomorrow.

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Waiting to BEE surprised?

Posted by Steffanie Colvig on

Good morning blanket makers! Are you all caught up and ready for your next pattern square? Or, not quite and just want to peek anyway?  Either way, we have you covered with today's posting and link to Block #6 here!  If you are following our diagram and doing strips go ahead and knit another garter block after this square. That will complete your third strip. That's right, you are 3/4 of the way to finishing....except that seaming :)  Don't worry, we'll be posting soon about our seaming party at the end of the summer.  In the meantime, go ahead and...

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Loving the party!

Posted by Trish Mitberg on

We hope you are all enjoying the Summer Block Party as much as we are! We have enjoyed seeing all the pictures of your blocks and we can't wait to see more! Are you ready for #5? Ready or not, here it is!

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