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I can SO imagine this poncho done with Rosa where the Latte is in the photo, Caffe where the Pietro is (upper left in the photo) and the Melanzana down the right side!

Vera yarn – a happy ending to An Italian Story

In yesterday's post, I looked at Ombra, a self-striping yarn from An Italian Story premium yarn collection. Well, this is ...
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The top of the River Rib Toque knit up in Sorbetto colorway

The River Rib Toque in Ombra yarn

Yesterday I talked about Luce yarn and how soft and luxurious it is. The next chapter in my week-long review of ...
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I took this project with me on my recent trip to Australia and New Zealand. It drew several conversations, and I was able to knit about 50” [125cm] while waiting in airports and riding in coaches.

Luce yarn from Red Heart – An Italian Story continues

Yesterday I reviewed Ora, a bulky weight yarn from Red Heart An Italian Story. In this post, I'm continuing An ...
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My swatch using Ora yarn from Red Heart An Italian Story premium line

Ora – An Italian Story in a bulky knit

Ciao, Bellas! Benvenute! Welcome to An Italian Story, courtesy of Red Heart yarn. We begin our story with Ora, a ...
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Some of the bright and happy colorways of Red Heart Chic Sheep

Colorful Chic Sheep – pure wool, pure knitting fun

There's a lot of ground to cover in this series of posts! For the next five days, I'll be reviewing ...
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Ombra yarn cake, self-striping yarn

From Chic Sheep to An Italian Story

This week on KNITmuch, Cynthia MacDougall has an extraordinary week of yarn reviews looking at Red Heart Chic Sheep and ...
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He doesn't look like he is jonesing for a pompom does he?

The anatomy of a pompom

The Road to Success Chic Hat we talked about yesterday happens to have a pompom on the top. There are ...
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The Road to Success Chic Hat is the perfect spring fashion item!

Knitting the Road to Success Chic Hat

Talking of blocking yesterday made me think of things that are more difficult to block, hats, for example, need to ...
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This is the corner of the shawl after unpinning. No curling, no rolling, a perfect pointed corner. Look at those eyelets! They're much bigger and more noticeable.

Steam blocking a shawl knitted with Chic Sheep goes from good to great!

When I blocked the Simple Lace Triangle Shawl we talked about yesterday, it went from this curly crumpled triangular-ish shaped ...
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The knitted and blocked garment. Look at how beautiful those eyelets turned out.

A simple lace triangle shawl is luxurious knitted with Chic Sheep yarn

Yesterday we went over the general benefits of Chic Sheep, and today I'll talk about what I ended up knitting ...
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All the colors are so vivid, I'm having trouble choosing between them!

NEW! Red Heart Chic Sheep yarn by Marly Bird

The newest addition to the Red Heart family is Chic Sheep yarn by Marly Bird. This is really exciting for ...
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