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Lion Brand announced 2019 Colors of The Year

Many of you may ask why a yarn company would introduce a palette for a given year and they arrive at these choices. Colors play an integral role in our daily lives, it effects our moods from the brand of toilet paper we buy to the clothes we wear, and especially the yarn we choose…

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Trend Alert: Twist Headband! Make Your Own

The latest trend in knitted accessories is one you’ve almost definitely seen. The turban headband is everywhere these days, and everyone is wearing it – from celebrities to your mom! But why buy the expensive, store-bought version when you can easily make your own in a luxury fiber? For some celebrity info, as well as…

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#YarnBuzz! Don’t Miss Top Stories from November

If you’re always interested in the latest news when it comes to crafting trends, then chances are you already subscribe to our weekly Yarnbuzz. But in case you don’t, we’re rounding up all the November highlights for you to peruse here. And if you do love celebrity knitwear moments, amazing stories of community crafting, and…

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Have You Seen Our 25 New Kits from October?

This past month, we rolled out over two dozen new kits on our website from some of our favorite designers. In case you missed any of them, we put together this kit roundup so you can see all the latest projects. With 25 new kits to choose from, you’ll definitely have options when it comes…

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November Trends & How To Craft Them

As we gear up for our holiday crafting, the options can seem overwhelming! One of the best ways to find that perfect idea is to tap into what’s on trend. So, we’ve gathered all the hottest November trends and put them together in one list! For all the latest themes, color palettes, and even celebrity…

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November’s Color of the Year is All About Wolf

As we begin to feel a winter chill in the air, we turn our crafting imagination to a neutral with a warm undertone. Our November Color of the Year is the beloved hue of fashion and home decor blogs alike, which we call Wolf. Grey is certainly the new black, and this particular shade is warm…

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6 New Kits from Two of Wands

We’re smitten with Two of Wands new Cityscape collection, so we just had to share it with you. These 6 new kits are knit & crochet, and feature some of the hottest trends for Fall. While they’re available to be purchased as a kit (which make a great gift) you can also purchase just the…

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5 Trends You’ll Find in this New Fall Collection

As soon as the weather changes, it’s time to embrace all the fun new trends Fall has in store. When it comes to trend-forecasting, it’s always a surprise what will rise to popularity this year. Thankfully, there’s one designer we can count on to give a nod to the trends while maintaining elegance – Two…

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October: Embrace Fall with Chestnut

No matter how the forecast is looking, our October Color of the Year makes it clear: Fall is here. Warm, rich, and strong, Chestnut has all the power of a much-needed morning cup of coffee, but it’s surprisingly gentle, too. Earth tones in general are having a resurgence in the fashion world, especially in the past two…

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Be Sweater Weather-Ready with 12 Favorite Kits

It seems like it took ages this year, but we can finally say: sweater weather is here! In celebration of this, every crafter’s favorite season, we put together a dozen of our favorite kits for fall. Get ready for cooler weather by stitching up one of our 12 favorite kits, knit or crochet. Whether you’re…

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