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Pantone Color of the Year 2018: ULTRA VIOLET
Pantone® has chosen ULTRA VIOLET as the Color of the Year for 2018. The choice of this enigmatic deep blue-purple was announced yesterday as an "inventive and imaginative color that lights the way to the future". Courtesy of Pantone It is a dramatic spectra...
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The Mother of Yarn Bombing: Magda Sayeg
Magda Sayeg is a textile artist who is considered
to be the 'mother of yarn bombing'. Her movement began very organically when
she covered the door handle of her boutique with a knit changing it into
something that was hand-made, colourful, warm and invitin...
The Mother of Yarn Bombing: Magda Sayeg
The Mother of Yarn Bombing: Magda Sayeg
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A Visual Art Movement: Yarn Bombing
In a series of monthly blog posts, I am going to explore the art of knitting and how its popularity is impacting our world of art. The first visual art movement that I will explore is yarn bombing which is a three-dimensional street art that is described as...
A Visual Art Movement: Yarn Bombing
A Visual Art Movement: Yarn Bombing
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SQUARE MEDALLION with SWIRLING INCREASES
Stitch of the Month -  May 2017 Medallions are knit using a set of double-pointed (5) needles. They can be created by increasing as you work from the centre out or by decreasing from the outer circumference inwards to the centre. They can also be knit in a ...
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PUFFED STITCH
Stitch of the Month - March 2017 The Puffed Stitch is all about texture. It's a style of the bobble stitch where a cluster of five stitches are worked back and forth over a number of rows creating a three-dimensional texture or a 'puff' in the knit fabric. ...
PUFFED STITCH
PUFFED STITCH
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VAN DYKE CHECK STITCH
Stitch of the Month - February 2017 Van Dyke Check is a reversible stitch pattern that is worked over a combination of knit and purl stitches. Van Dyke Check Stitch (Multiples of 8 sts) Row 1  (RS) Knit Row 2  *K4, p4; repeat from * to end. Row 3  P1, *k4, ...
VAN DYKE CHECK STITCH
VAN DYKE CHECK STITCH
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GRANITE STITCH
GRANITE STITCH
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GRANITE STITCH
Stitch of the Month - January 2017 The Granite Stitch is worked over an even number of stitches and four row repeat. The decrease row followed by an increase row creates a dense fabric that looks similar to a row of purl against stockinette but the effect c...
GRANITE STITCH
GRANITE STITCH
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Pantone Color of the Year for 2017 is GREENERY
Pantone ®  has named Greenery as the color of the year for 2017 citing it as a refreshing and revitalizing shade symbolic of new beginnings. ❝Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and politica...
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