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All Bundled Up: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

Get bundled up! Your favorite Wool-Ease yarn is now available in Bonus Bundles for all your big ideas. It’s got the same stellar qualities of a wool blend: the warmth & softness of wool, with the easy care of acrylic. But now in a bigger size! With a yarn weight of 6 Super Bulky, all […]

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Touch of Alpaca: 8 Patterns for Your Bundles!

Touch of Alpaca lovers, rejoice! This super-popular yarn is now available in skeins twice the size. Check out our Bonus Bundles, and cast on double the fun! For just a few dollars more, you’ll get double the yardage – an amazing value. And it comes in 12 of our Touch of Alpaca colors, so you’ll […]

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Beat the Chill with these 8 Fast-Finish Projects!

The first week of the New Year has come and gone, and we’re back to the daily grind. And if that’s not enough, many places have been experiencing unusually cold weather! If you’re looking at the daily temperature thinking, ‘This might be my first sick-day of 2018…’ we’ve got some patterns to keep you company. […]

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Touch of Alpaca: Now in Bonus Bundles! + 4 Free Patterns

Touch of Alpaca, now available in bundles! Our Touch of Alpaca yarn is a fast-favorite, claiming a spot on Ravelry’s top-five popular new yarns, and we couldn’t agree more! This yarn is special, and we hope it makes it onto your hooks and needles soon. Because it’s a blend of acrylic (90%) and alpaca (10%), […]

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Our Top 10 FREE Patterns in 2017

As we raise a glass to 2017, there’s so much to be grateful for, but especially – crafting with you! To celebrate, we’ve gathered up our Top 10 Free Patterns from the year, knit and crochet. From afghans to accessories, and some lovely shrugs and shawls, we’ve treasured every WiP and all the time we’ve […]

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Crafting for a Cause: Blankets for Baby Rhinos

If the holiday spirit has you itching to craft for a cause, we’d love to introduce you to Blankets for Baby Rhinos. This ‘wildlife conservation craft group’ has been making a big difference for some of our planet’s most precious creatures. They provide crocheted & knitted blankets for orphaned baby animals in need. Who They […]

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If you’re in NYC for the holidays, come visit us.

If your winter plans include a trip to New York City this year, we’d love to invite you to visit our Studio on 15th Street. We host classes & free events throughout the week, if you’re interested in picking up a new skill in the Big Apple, and feature some sweet Studio-only products that would […]

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Get to Know Vanna’s Style: 6 Free Patterns!

Turn your focus to a sweet light-weight yarn that works up into beautiful garments for the whole family! Vanna’s Style is a DK weight yarn that will provide the drape and stitch definition you’re looking for in garments, accessories, and baby gifts. It’s 100% premium acrylic, and can be machine washed and dried for ultimate […]

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Happy, Fast & Free: One Skein Crochet Gift Patterns with Lion Brand Yarn!

While many are just beginning their shopping, we crafters know it’s crunch time! Quick gift patterns are the order of the day – so here are 10 of my favorite crochet freebies that use just one skein of Lion Brand yarn apiece!   Openwork Shawl by Lion Brand A fantastic beginner pattern featuring Shawl in […]

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Two New Designs: Knit or Crochet! Cardigans w/Face-Framing Collar in Heartland

Today we’re featuring two garments from our new Fall/Winter Style Guide – knit and crochet versions of a unique and breezy cardigan. (Designs are both available as kits or paid pattern downloads.) The long lines of these sleeveless cardigans make for easy layering. We love the dramatic collar on these cardigans! The oversized collar adds […]

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