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Kristen Jancuk
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New Site
Just a quick notice that all content related to MediaPeruana Designs, including the blog, has moved to www.mediaperuana.com! I've managed to make the web version of the Learner's Per-knit blog redirect automatically, but the mobile version is not redirectin...
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The 5th Anniversary of My 29th Birthday
Celebrate with me, get 34% off pattern purchases in my Ravelry shop through Saturday at midnight with the code BIRTHDAY. If you need me, I'll be watching all 8 seasons of That 70s Show--a great birthday gift from Oliver.
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Pullover #2: Aunt Fred
  Yes, it's true. It's the TENTH month of the Year of the Pullover, and I've finally finished another pullover! Pattern : Aunt Fred , by Pamela Wynne, from The Rhinebeck Sweater Yarn : Quince and Co. Chickadee; Cypress (6 skeins) and Leek (4 skeins) Needles...
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Saturday Sampler: 8 FREE Knitting Tutorials
  With all the extra time spent indoors, fall is a great time to learn a
few new skills. Here are 8 FREE knitting tutorials I've found to help you ramp up your knitting this season:     TEN ways to work in ends as you go , from TECHknitting!   Cabling with...
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Volteado: In Color
All photos courtesy of Tanis Lavallee / Tanis Fiber Arts If you're planning to knit Volteado , I bet you're excited to pick your colors--that's half the fun, isn't it? Imagining all the possible combinations and how they'll look together. Deciding and then ...
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Pattern Debut: Abrigado
Autumn is the season for knitting--and for new patterns! I certainly do have a lot of them for you this month. Here's the latest, Abrigado . Abrigado is a textured throw knit in bulky weight yarn, and it's part of Knit Picks' new Creature Comforts collectio...
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Socktober: Volteado KAL Progress Report
Did you see Volteado and the KAL on the Knitty blog this morning? I greatly appreciate the mention, and the promotion of the KAL, which is off and running. In fact, one intrepid knitter already finished a pair of socks! I'm nowhere near finishing, but given...
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Review: Knitter's Pride Karbonz, Cubics and Bamboo Knitting Needles
Recently the nice people at Stitchcraft Marketing gave me the opportunity to try out a few different kinds of Knitter's Pride knitting needles. I've been happy with my current interchangeable sets, but it's always fun to try something new. I also believe in...
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End of Month Reminders: KAL, Pattern Sale
 A quick reminder that our Volteado KAL starts tomorrow, October 1! In honor of Socktober we're getting together and knitting the Volteado socks , available for FREE in Knitty's Deep Fall issue. Grab 2 skeins of sock yarn and come join us! There are prizes!...
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KAL-ing, Pattern Preview and more!
Did you hear (erm, read?) the news? I'm hosting a Socktober knit-a-long! Please join us over in the MediaPeruana Designs Ravelry group to knit your own Volteado socks! Remember, the pattern is FREE, so you just need the yarn. The official kickoff is October...
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Pattern Debut: Volteado
  What did I tell you about autumn, huh? Season of knitting, season of NEW PATTERNS. Yep, another one.  Introducing Volteado !   I'm excited to share that you'll find this one in the Knitty Deep Fall issue! So you know what that means--it's FREE! These sock...
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Pattern Debut: Narcisos
Socks are often thought of as the quintessential "any season" knit, but I'm going to put in a vote for fingerless mitts. Wear them as the weather turns cool or when it fails to warm up quickly enough, wear them when your office is over-air conditioned or un...
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  • George Washington University
    Latin American Studies
  • Bucknell University
    Spanish, Int'l Relations
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  • Organization of American States
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