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January Design Challenge Co-winner - Taciana Simmons

January Design Challenge Co-winner - Taciana Simmons

Our January challenge was to design a cowl using a maximum of 2 skeins of SilverSpun® Sport.  We had 8 gorgeous designs submitted and after a popular vote we had a TIE for first place (what are the odds?).  Taciana (Taci) Simmons was one of the winners with her beautiful entry, Northwest Shore - inspired by the northwest beach shores of the Pacific Northwest where she lives.

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April Design Challenge - a Wrap

April Design Challenge - a Wrap

Our April design challenge is a little more free wheeling than our previous two.  This month we'd like you to design a Wrap.  It can be any kind of wrap, as long as it covers the shoulders.  It could be a lacy shawl, a long rectangle, a simple triangle, anything your creative mind can come up with, just as long as while wearing it it can cover the shoulders.  

This month's challenge uses SilverSpun® Silk (max. 1 skein)

  • The deadline for submissions is June 5, 2017
  • Public voting will take place June 7-14, 2017
  • Winner will be announced June 16, 2017
  • Read full details here.

Think you want to give the Challenge a try?  Let us know by clicking here.

Thanks for taking the challenge and good luck to all!

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January Design Challenge - A COWL

January Design Challenge - A COWL

We are kicking off the 2017 Monthly Design Challenge with a relatively easy project - a COWL.  Let your imagination run wild as you design yours!

This month's challenge uses SilverSpun® Sport (max. 2 regular skeins)
  • The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2017
  • Public voting will take place March 17-23, 2017
  • Winner will be announced March 24, 2017
  • Be sure to email us at contact@feelgoodyarnco.com to let us know you will be participating.
  • For full details click here

Thanks for taking the challenge and good luck to all!

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Why Silver?

Whenever I tell people that I produce a luxury yarn for the hand-knitting market and it's spun with pure silver, their initial reaction is usually, "Silver? Why?"

Here's why:

The health benefits of silver have been known for centuries.  Do you know someone who suffers from arthritis, sensitive skin or diabetes? Silver has been known to help alleviate joint pain, cut down on sensitive skin reactions and the anti-microbial properties of silver helps to prevent infection.  The phrase, "born with a silver spoon in his mouth", originally was not a reference to wealth, but health.  In the early 18th century, babies who were fed with silver spoons were healthier than those fed with spoons made from other metals.

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