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Evenly wound strands several layers deep create the best looking pompoms

A knitted beanie is enhanced by twisting stitches in the ribbing

This week we're looking at Universal Yarns Major. Yesterday, I shared a free beanie hat pattern to knit and today ...
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This hat spirals naturally to a point in a 5-panel twist. The colors in Major yarn enhances this look.

Knitting a beanie using marled yarn and THIS spiral textured shaping

Chunky marled yarn makes colorful, warm, and quick-to-knit accessories. This week we're looking at Major yarn, a great example of marled ...
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These subdued blues and grays will relax anyone who needs a break and a little warmth. Just add a cup of tea and a good book!

4 free patterns to knit with Major yarn

This week we're looking at a soft, quick-to-knit, squishy yarn called Major, by Universal Yarn. Yesterday I shared what happened ...
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The soft drape of this knit fabric is a result of a well-constructed yet soft and squishy yarn.

Should you hand-wash acrylic knits?

This week we continue to look at Major by Universal Yarn. This 100% acrylic yarn can be washed in cool ...
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Major is a soft, colorful bulky yarn that knits up into warm winter items with ease and speed.

Knitting with Major by Universal Yarn

Welcome back! This week we're looking at the qualities of Major, a soft, bulky yarn by Universal Yarn and its ...
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Paired decreases in each corner bring your stitches from the outside of the square into the center. The rate of decrease is different for each row, so follow the pattern step by step to avoid getting a ruffled block.

This portable knitting project starts with a square, ends with a blanket

This week we’ve been looking at 4 fabulous new colorways in Classic Shades Frenzy by Universal yarn. If you look ...
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Paired decreases flank each eyelash stitch, pulling the fabric into a chevron pattern. With its sudden burst of increases, the eyelash stitch returns the stitch count to the original.

Eyes will turn to gaze at your chevron knits with this stitch pattern

This week we're looking at a lovely, colorful singles yarn called Classic Shades Frenzy by Universal Yarn. Yesterday we looked ...
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Turn heads with this feminine vest in any of Classic Shades Frenzy's 14 colorways.

Free pattern roundup for Classic Shades Frenzy yarn

One of my favorite Classic Shades yarns, Frenzy, has new colorways, check out Monday's post for the details. The sturdy ...
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Sturdy single-ply yarn that results from pencil roving.

Don’t get unspun by single-ply yarns!

This week we're looking at Classic Shades Frenzy by Universal Yarn. It’s a single ply yarn that has a marled ...
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Gradients provide beautiful color transitions and a marled twist that incorporates different colors of the fibers gives your knitted fabric a delightful tweedy appearance.

Revive your knitting with marled gradient yarns!

This week, we’ll be exploring Classic Shades Frenzy by Universal Yarn. This soft bulky yarn is full of color and ...
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Bella Cash stays soft and pliable even in twisted ribbing

Bella Cash yarn makes knit textures sing!

This week we’ve looked at the virtues and beauty of Bella Cash yarn and different ways to knit it enhances ...
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The contrast between the light and dark colors creates a stacked bead motif or a honeycomb look on the "wrong" side of the work. There's no reason you couldn't make it the "right" side!

What happens when you knit in the stitch below?

This week I’m determined to find a multicolor technique to use with Bella Cash, our star yarn this week. Knitting ...
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Is Charles Voth biting off too much with Brioche stitch? Learn from his adventure with Bella Cash yarn.

What I learned about Brioche knitting

This week, I'm knitting swatches with Bella Cash yarn. I'm learning so much about different techniques, one of them being Brioche ...
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This free zig-zag lace hat pattern out of Bella Cash is completely reversible.

3 things to consider when substituting yarns

Yarn substitution is a bit of a fine art. Today we’ll look at how best to substitute yarn so that ...
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Bella Cash is a cashmere blend that knits up lavishly but at a pocketbook-friendly price.

Bella Cash-merely affordable luxury yarn

This week, I have the pleasure, and believe me, it’s definitely a pleasure, to knit with Bella Cash by Universal ...
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swatch of dropped stitch lace draped over a bottle. Using Prose sock yarn in 'Menswear' colorway

What does dropped stitch lace look like?

This week I've been writing about knitting socks and dropped stitch lace using Wisdom Yarn's Prose. Today I'll reveal what the ...
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What looks like regular stockinette stitch actually contains sections of stitches that are waiting in line to be dropped! But fear not! The whole piece will not unravel.

How dropped stitches create a knitted lace pattern – surprisingly beautiful

This week I'm knitting with Wisdom Yarn’s Prose Sock Yarn, but I’m leaving yesterday's socks behind to explore knitting dropped ...
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3 of the colors in the stripe sequence are missing because of the heel. There is a solution to this though, winding off a small amount of the same colors that would appear in the heel and use them to knit the heel so that when you resume the rest of the stitches, you still have those colors of stripes on stand-by.

Things I will and won’t do again in cuff-down knitted socks…

This week, I’m knitting cuff-down socks with Wisdom Yarns' Prose. Yesterday I summed up 7 great sites with lots of ...
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close up of cuff-down sock worked in a Prose yarn with stripes in off white, grey, medium brown-grey, charcoal and orange.

7 go-to recipes for successful toe-up socks

This week we're knitting with Prose by Wisdom Yarns. Yesterday, I delved into Prose's colorways, structure, and characteristics. Today we'll ...
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Prose sock yarn, in this fun colorway called vegetate. reminds me of a backyard garden at fall harvest. There's eggplant, red cabbage, squash, sunflowers, pumpkin, and sage leaves.

Knitting with Prose self-striping sock yarn

This week I'll be knitting with Prose Sock Yarn. It's a superwash wool yarn that is produced by Wisdom Yarns ...
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