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Free Pattern: Lilium Cowl in Manos del Uruguay Serena Yarn
When you think of Uruguay, inevitably you think of yarn....at least, if you are a knitter! Every yarn I've touched from Manos del Uruguay has not disappointed. I've been fortunate to work with several over the years, but somehow a skein of Serena , their bl...
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Review + Giveaway: Knit for Baby Sweater from Kraemer Yarns
Baby knits are such a great instant-gratification project, and having a stash of cute baby things comes in handy when someone announces that they're expecting. I was excited to try out this project kit from Kraemer Yarns when they were looking for reviews o...
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Sock Knitting Basics & Spring-Tastic Socks Relaunch
This article and pattern originally appeared in Holla Knits , an online magazine produced by my good friend Allyson Dykhuizen . She has graciously allowed me to republish here on my blog now that Holla Knits is no more, and I am super excited to relaunch on...
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I Went To YarnCon, And All I Got Was...
My favorite yarn/fiber event took place here in Chicago last weekend - YarnCon ! I went with a friend to shop the marketplace for a few hours on Saturday afternoon and managed to make only 1 purchase: 4 skeins of gorgeous hand-dyed yarn from Black Cat Fiber...
I Went To YarnCon, And All I Got Was...
I Went To YarnCon, And All I Got Was...
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Who Owns Inspiration?
I know I said that I was only going to publish posts on Wednesdays this year, but I decided to swap days this week. Over the weekend, while most folks were celebrating April Fool's Day, Easter, Passover, or something sports ball related, a bit of yarn drama...
Who Owns Inspiration?
Who Owns Inspiration?
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Know Your Sheep: Navajo Churro
Not too long ago, I was sent a lovely box of yarns from Antonio and Molly Manzanares of  Shepherd's Lamb , a family-owned and -operated ranch in New Mexico. They raise a flock of Rambouillet and Navajo-Churro sheep to make organic their organic yarns which ...
Know Your Sheep: Navajo Churro
Know Your Sheep: Navajo Churro
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Challenge Accepted! 2018 Ravelry Project Challenge
Has anyone noticed this little badge in the top right corner of your Ravelry notebook ? From what I can gather, this is an informal, self-guided challenge to make a specific number of projects within the calendar year. There doesn't appear to be any officia...
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Spring Cleaning & Letting Go of the Yarn Stash
Do you ever feel like you might have too much yarn? Most of us joke that there's no such thing as too much yarn , but on the other side of that coin is Stash Acquisition Beyond Life Expectancy (SABLE). It might be early for me, but I already have fears of S...
Spring Cleaning & Letting Go of the Yarn Stash
Spring Cleaning & Letting Go of the Yarn Stash
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Off the Needles: Slable Hat in Smitten
A few months ago when I was visiting one of my LYSes ( Firefly Fiber Arts ), I couldn't resist picking up a skein of Smitten from Why Knot Fibers . The rich red of the Red Spire totally drew me in, and once I felt the lovely squish of Finn wool and Alpaca f...
Off the Needles: Slable Hat in Smitten
Off the Needles: Slable Hat in Smitten
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A Most Addictive Hat KAL
A few weeks ago, I shared my my new hat pattern, A Most Addictive Slipped Stitch Hat , here on this blog. It's gotten such a great reception (yay!) that I've teamed up with the folks at Bijou Basin Branch to bring you a fun KAL for this project kit! If you ...
A Most Addictive Hat KAL
A Most Addictive Hat KAL
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