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New Kit: Textured Afghan to Keep You Cozy!

We’re excited to share our latest afghan knit kit with you! Fresh from our Fall/Winter Style Guide, the Textured Afghan will keep you – or that special someone – cozy all winter long. For the knitters who crave a big project to kick off their crafting in 2018, this afghan might be just the ticket. […]

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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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A New Kit to Knit: Stunningly Simple Top

Today we’re featuring a show-stopping oversize topper! This versatile layer is more coat-like than your average cardigan, with lovely drape. It feels lighter than it looks, as the yarns used are quite lofty. Check out the knitted Simple Top, available as a kit in our Fall/Winter Style Guide. Simple Top   Yarn The Simple Top […]

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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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Mandala: What’s in a name? + 4 Free Patterns!

Mandala comes in delicious cakes that has bewitched the hearts of crafters. A single ball works up into a scarf, a shawl, or a toque. The colors wind from one color to the next, and back again. Because of this, each piece has a totally unique coloration depending on which color and pattern you’re combining! […]

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Texture Stripes Cardigan: A luxurious knit from our Style Guide!

Today we’re featuring the Texture Stripes Cardigan! Available exclusively as a kit in our Fall/Winter Style Guide, this richly textured sweater would make a versatile addition to your wardrobe. Luxurious Textures We love the simple knit-purl textures in this piece. The stitch patterns are classics from Fisherman sweaters, and have a unique look in this […]

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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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Ugly Christmas Sweaters: The inspo you’ve been waiting for!

‘Tis the season for Ugly Christmas Sweater parties at offices & homes around the country. This silly tradition has blossomed in the last few years. Numerous websites boast the ‘ugliest’ sweaters of all, with categories like ‘3D’ and ‘Naughty’. There’s also the inviting ‘Sweater Customizer’ so you can wear your heart on your sleeve (and […]

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