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Plumwood: Our September Color of the Year

Our September Color of the Year is the perfect hue to introduce autumn: Plumwood. This color is a rich combination of purple and brown, which makes it what we like to call a ‘colorful neutral’. Since Violet was introduced as Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2019, purple has been getting a lot of play.…

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August’s Color of the Year: Sapphire

For our August Color of the Year, we chose Sapphire blue, which is omnipresent in all levels of fashion. Consider the lowly blue jean, worn by the masses, yet still incorporated into every designer’s collection. All of America has fallen in love with blue hues, and Sapphire in particular is embraced as one of the…

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Transitional Pieces For Summer Into Fall: Patterns

Before you know it, it’ll be time for that elusive season in fashion. Still a little summery, not quite fall, when it’s almost impossible to decide what to wear. This is the time when transitional pieces come into play. Chances are, you’ve read about transitional pieces in fashion magazines, but it can be hard to…

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July’s Color of the Month is Clay!

Like all of the hues on our Colors of the Year list, Clay is more of a spectrum than a single shade. And it’s one of the most ambiguous of the bunch. Is clay pink, with a hint of taupe? Or more of a brown, with tones of beige? You could even make a case…

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Summer Style: 5 Tops to Knit & Crochet

The warmer summer months aren’t exactly the most inspiring time to start a major crafting project, like a sweater. But if you’re eager to keep up your garment-crafting skills no matter the weather, check out these cute tops! These 5 tops are the perfect way to infuse your summer style with your passion for crafting.…

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Color of the Year for June: Azalea

Our sixth color of the year is the most unabashedly pink in the palette: Azalea. Once the cliche color of girlish femininity, pinks are being reclaimed these days. So an unapologetic pink, like Azalea, boasts empowered womanhood. Whether you prefer a pop of pink or choose to don it as your new neutral, Azalea will…

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This Summer Poncho Has Been Saved 11,000 Times On Pinterest

Mama in a Stitch has nailed it with this new summer look, the Casablanca Summer Poncho. This pattern has been pinned over 11,000 times (!), so it’s safe to say, it’s a hit! If you’re searching for a cute summer project, look no further. Mama in a Stitch writes accessible, adorable patterns, so you’ll fly…

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The People Have Spoken! Your 5 Favorite Knit Kits

The results are in – these are your 5 favorite knit kits of the year! These kits have stolen your hearts, and we have to say, we’re not surprised. If you’re in the market for a new project, then these would be some stylish options to cast on this summer. For all the juicy details,…

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The Votes Are In: Your 5 Favorite Crochet Kits This Year

Grab your hooks, and whip up one of our 5 favorite crochet kits of the year! These kits have soared to the top of our chart, to become fast-favorites with all the crocheters who’ve tried them. If you want to keep it stylish this summer, then try one of these 5 chic crochet projects. Your…

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10 Patterns for One of the Hottest 2018 Trends

One of the hottest 2018 trends is all in the details… the Unexpected Details. According to Editor in Chief of Elle Magazine (& ‘Project Runway’ judge) Nina Garcia: “In fashion, it’s all about embroideries, monograms, and design-your-own sneakers, bags, jeans, you name it. In technology, we can’t get enough of personalized filters, lenses, and Bitmojis.”…

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