Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Coupon Code, New Patterns

Hello !
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is just around the corner.  And I’d like to tell you what we have planned.
To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I will be offering 25% off all of my patterns, with coupon code OCTOBER.  In addition, I'll donate an additional 25% for each pattern sold, to support
breast cancer research.

My mom died of breast cancer when she was just in her forties, and it's important to me to help cure this terrible disease.  I was just 14 when I lost her, and I often wonder what my sis and I missed out on, by not having her with us longer. My sister is a survivor of ovarian cancer, so this is to honor her as well.  

I look forward to seeing your show of support for the month of October. But you don't have to wait -- the coupon starts now. That's 25% off every pattern in my Ravelry store, and I donate a matching 25% to Cancer Research. It’s a win-win-win!  


New Patterns

Several new designs have been published lately, so here is a quick round-up:

Clement Shawl, in the latest Malabrigo Pattern Book.   

Forever Diamonds Cowl in I Like Knitting magazine

#6 Lace Trimmed Shawl in Noro Magazine   

Ainsley Shawl from Willow Yarns

Riviera Nights - Knit Picks 

If you follow me on Instagram (I'm @bcastiel) you may have seen pictures of my latest project, the Pistachio Ice Cream shawl. It uses short rows to create wedges that really show off a beautiful variegated, speckled or gradient yarn.
It's being test knit now and will be released in a couple of weeks. I'm very excited about it!

That's it for now! See you soon.