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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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New to NaKniSweMo? 10 Free & Easy Sweaters

Chances are, you may have heard of National Novel Writing Month. Adorably shortened to ‘NaNoWriMo’, this annual write-a-thon sends aspiring writers into a flurry every November. But for those who get creative with needles & hooks, there’s a much more low-key movement to join: NaKniSweMo. National Knit a Sweater Month is the chance to join…

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Our 14 All-Time Favorite Afghan Patterns

One of the best ways to stave off the cold is to cuddle up, so we suggest starting a new project. Better yet, choose one that will keep you cozy while you stitch! Here’s a list of our 14 all-time favorite afghan patterns. Whether you’re crafting for yourself, or planning to make one as a…

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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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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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The Yoke Sweater Trend, in 13 Patterns

One of the hottest yarn trends of 2018 has been the resurgence of the yoke sweater. We’ve been feeling the vintage vibes from the 80s and the 90s for several seasons in the fashion world, so it’s no surprise this look is back in style. Whether you’ve always been a diehard fan, or you’re jumping…

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12 Weeks of Christmas Starts Now

Believe it or not, it’s time to get a start on your holiday crafting. So we’re starting our 12 weeks of Christmas now, to make sure you’ve got enough time! We have twelve beautiful projects designed by some of our favorite bloggers, so you’ll have plenty of options. Plus, we’ve divvied them into four categories,…

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