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The finished product of your starting tab should look like this. A little half moon of stitches. One edge is completely flat.

How to knit a shawl starting tab

With all the talk about shawl knitting yesterday, I thought it would be a great time to talk about the ...
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Amphora colors Dusky and Blue Shadow looking cozy for the winter months.

Knitting the Flying V Shawl with Amphora yarn

I hope you tried the colorwork design element idea I shared with you yesterday, making matching hats and cowls can ...
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The finished product from the Templetop Cowl pattern. In the colors Caspian and Lunar.

Taking colorwork design elements from a cowl as a detail for a hat

The Templetop Cowl is another free pattern written for Amphora yarn. If you have read any writing from me before, ...
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The swatch for the scarf pattern and the ball of Amphora in Caspian. This color is my absolute favorite, beautiful teals are hard to find!

Knit the Victory Hat pattern and modify it for a matching scarf

The Victory Hat is a lovely free pattern on Universal Yarn website. It was actually written for Amphora yarn so ...
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The color of Amphora yarn pictured here with wood needles is called Ebony.

The nature and benefits of Amphora yarn

Amphora yarn from Universal Yarn is a deliciously soft and fluffy lightweight yarn. The strands of the yarn are brushed, ...
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The scarf made from Collage in the color Stained Glass and Grande in the color Chianti.

Why Collage and Grande yarns are a match made in knitting heaven

Yesterday I talked about Grande yarn, a jumbo yarn like its cousin, Collage. Collage too qualifies as a jumbo yarn, but ...
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Projects will knit up quickly with Grande yarn from Red Heart. Just look at this 20 stitch swatch. Speaking of swatches here's mine. This is knit from 20 stitches, with the ball of yarn for scale.

Grande yarn: why it’s perfect for beginner and expert knitters alike

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re sitting somewhere with your knitting and one of two things happens, someone either ...
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The reversible scarf in all its glory!

1 tip to add interest to a simple reversible knitted scarf

Yesterday, I looked at how Evermore yarn would work up in the Snowy Arm Warmers, that really called for a ...
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The thumb hole is created by leaving an inch of the seam open and completing the seam above and below it. I chose to do it an inch below the ribbing.

Knitting Snowy Arm Warmers pattern using Red Heart Evermore yarn

Is there such a thing as too many arm warmers? I think not! They’re the perfect accessory for keeping warm, ...
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Evermore yarn from Red Heart!

Evermore yarn: care instructions, tension, needles and loft

Evermore is a really interesting yarn to work with. It’s a single strand of roving-like yarn with a gentle twist ...
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The Mobius Cowl

Knitting the Mobius Cowl with jumbo yarn and sewing the ends

Yesterday we looked at a perfect project using Couture Jazz yarn, a jumbo yarn, making the Basketweave Pillow. This make ...
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The pattern photo from the Basketweave Pillow pattern

Knitting the Basketweave Pillow pattern and joining jumbo yarn

You might have chuckled as you read my post yesterday on how my jumbo yarn swatch turned into an arm ...
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The largest swatch I have ever knit. There were 16 balls of yarn that went into this recliner throw.

The jumbo yarn swatch that got away from me

The 6 tips I mentioned yesterday for knitting with jumbo yarn is making the task so easy that I'm venturing ...
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You can see how the weight distributes evenly through both arms with circular needles.

6 tips for knitting easily with jumbo yarn and large needles

It's so important to know the properties and benefits of a yarn you've never knit with, before you try it for the ...
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You can see how the fiber is hollow in the middle and it is a web-like tube.

The properties and benefits of Couture Jazz yarn

Today we’re featuring Couture Jazz yarn from Premier Yarns. The first thing you will notice about this yarn is the ...
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This unique shape is really catching on in newer shawl patterns. The curve causes it to hang on your shoulders nicely.

The hazards of following a complex knitting pattern from your phone

Yesterday, I went over the Fall Berries Shawl pattern and how it looks knit up using Red Heart's Hopscotch yarn, I wanted ...
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The lovely textured Fall Berries Shawl

Making the Fall Berries Shawl using the multi-colored Hopscotch yarn

I'm trying out Red Heart’s Fall Berries Shawl and knitting it using Hopscotch yarn. I know what you’re thinking, this pattern has a ...
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From front to back the colors Waterslide, Jump Rope, and Kick ball.

Multi-colored Hopscotch yarn makes it hard to skip the craft aisle

Hopscotch yarn from Red Heart is the perfect yarn for beginner knitters. It’s easy to work with and there are ...
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Red Heart's Two-Pointed Hat. Click through for the free pattern.

Knitting the Two-Point Hat pattern with Soft yarn

The pattern I chose to go over with you using Soft yarn by Red Heart is the Two-Pointed Hat pattern. I think ...
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The lovely colors Biscuit, Leaf and Sea Foam.

The qualities and benefits of knitting with Red Heart Soft yarn

Our yarn this week is Soft by Red Heart. I'm continually impressed by the range of high quality yarn produced ...
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