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Customer Favorites: Our Top 10 Patterns & Kits From August 2017

With the conclusion of August, it's time to look back and see what was most loved during the month. Below is a compilation of the top 5 kits and patterns based on customer response. Will one become your next *WIDN?!

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Top 5 Kits

1. Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan

oxford boyfriend cardigan

Skill Level: Level ; Craft: Knit

This striped stockinette cardigan knits up quickly using Fast Track yarn. The open front and striped pattern come together in a design that is easily achievable and highly wearable. Designed by Two of Wands.


2. Light Frost Easy Blanket Sweater

blanket sweater

Skill Level: Level 2 (Easy, Beginner +); Craft: Crochet

This wrap-yourself-in piece was designed by Jess of Mama in a Stitch. It works up quickly and easily, as the name suggests, using Scarfie yarn in Cream/Silver.


3. Lana Kimono

Lana kimono

Skill Level: Level 2 (Easy, Beginner +); Craft: Crochet

Let your yarn do the work for you! This openwork piece is completed without any shaping. You'll find the stitches fly by. Simple, beautiful, wearable. No wonder folks are falling in love with this one! Designed by Sewrella using Shawl in a Ball yarn. The Color? Moonstone.


4. Coffee Shop Wrap

coffee shop wrap

Skill Level: Level 2 (Easy, Beginner +); Craft: Knit

The Coffee Shop Wrap by Two of Wands is worked in 5 colors of 24/7 Cotton yarn. The arrangement of stitches and color changes gives the illusion of greater complexity. Many folks are reporting making this one more than once!


5. Cinnamon Roll Sweater

cinnamon roll sweater

Skill Level: Level 2 (Easy, Beginner +); Craft: Crochet

Designed by Hopeful Honey using Jeans yarn, this sweater with a twist has the potential for being a wardrobe staple. It can be worn with dresses, skirts, or pants giving you versatility with a shape outside the norm.


Top 5 Pattern Downloads

1. Tree of Life Afghan

tree of life

Skill Level: Level 5 (Experienced); Craft: Crochet

This pattern is crocheted in Wool-Ease yarn (Fisherman). The stitches take focus, but the hard work pays off for the gorgeous afghan.


2. Treasured Heirloom Baby Blanket

heirloom blanket

Skill Level: Level 2 (Easy, Beginner); Craft: Knit

This baby blanket is stunning in it's simplicity paired with luxury yarn. Knit it up in your favorite shade of LB Collection Cashmere.


3. Speckled Shrug

knit shrug

Skill Level: Level 2 (Easy, Beginner +); Craft: Knit

Classic and comfortable. This piece is easily a wardrobe essential, which makes it easy to see why it is among the most downloaded patterns. Knit it up in Fisherman's Wool.


4. Simply Sleek Vest

crochet vest

Skill Level: Level 2 (Easy, Beginner +); Craft: Crochet

The long lines of this vest make for a flattering piece.Crochet it in your favorite color of Vanna's Style yarn.


5. Celtic Afghan

crochet blanket

Skill level: Level 4 (Intermediate +); Skill: Crochet

Crochet cable work looks stunning in this afghan crocheted using Vanna's Choice yarn. With 70 colors to choose from you're sure to find one that works for your new favorite blanket!


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  • Kris and Dave Hammerbacher

    Love them all!