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5 Tips on Publishing Your Patterns from YarnCraft episode #21

Many knitters and crocheters come up with their own designs. In episode #21 of our half-hour radio show, YarnCraft, we talked about sharing your patterns with others, whether online or in print. Here are five tips from the show: 1. Self-publishing online: If you’ve shared a pattern on your blog or website, it’s “published” and…

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Knitting at an Orphanage in Peru

This guest post is from Erik, who handles international sales at Lion Brand. My daughter, Blake recently returned from Peru, South America, where she volunteered at a children’s orphanage in the ancient city of Cusco near legendary Macchu Picchu. I wanted to share some of her photos of the young children. She experienced first-hand the…

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Knitting Into Nature

There is so much creativity in the world of knitting and crochet, and sometimes we get to see amazing works of art that use these crafts. Back in May, we shared with you a preview of artist Amy Catarina’s exhibit, “This used to be real estate, now it’s only fields and trees.” Amy used Fun…

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