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Fern Grotto lace in the color Grape

Effortless Fern Grotto lace swatch knitted in Bamboo Pop

We went deep into the benefits of Bamboo fiber, yesterday, but I’ve got to do one more lace stitch with ...
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Bamboo Pop with lots of swatches to show off the beautiful stitch definition.

Knitting with Bamboo Pop yarn for a friend

Yesterday I went over the Ocean Lace stitch by Melissa Leapman, today I'll talk about Bamboo Pop and for whom ...
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Ocean lace stitch in the color Turquoise. It really reminds me of the ocean!

Bamboo Pop is like finding the perfect frame for a piece of knitted art

Yesterday I went over the waffle stitch and how it’s a more subtle stitch knit up in Bamboo Pop yarn ...
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Bamboo Pop in the color Royal worked with a Waffle stitch

The Waffle Stitch using Bamboo Pop yarn

Since the Clematis Cowl stitch worked out so well decided to try out other stitches. Bamboo Pop really is the ...
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The Clematis Cowl knit in Bamboo Pop

Bamboo Pop makes twisting eyelets lace pattern shine

Bamboo Pop has been featured on KNITmuch before, Charles gave a very thorough overview of this yarn in Knitting with ...
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All my knitted results for my week of knitting with Finn - remember, this photo shows the full ball of purple I used - the butterfly is the leftover! Now, I’ll finish knitting the thumb while I drink that coffee from my “Create” mug. Create, indeed!

Mittens and fingerless mitts from Finn

As our exploration of Finn comes to a close, I plan to expand on our theme from yesterday's post where ...
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The colors for our Fair Isle gloves: l-r, Jam, Rainforest, Woodstar, Rose Quartz, and Hyacinth.

Fair Isle gloves made of Finn yarn

Today is goal day! Our experiments with Finn are finally over, and I'm ready to begin our gloves. I'm working ...
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Decisions, decisions! On the left is the first sample, most of which was ultimately used in my pattern. In the middle sample, I tried two patterns for the palm, and even adjusted the top pattern along the way. On the right sample, I tried the zigzag pattern from the second sample with the motif from the first sample.

Swatching for Fair Isle gloves with Finn

Today is the most fun I've had all week with Finn. Finn is a 50% acrylic, 25% merino wool and ...
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In this, the first of several samples, I'm trying out a motif for the back of the hand, a motif that I can use as a spacer, if I need it. I'm also trying out a pattern for the palm of the hand.

Finn and tension and negative ease

This week I'm knitting with Finn, a sport-weight yarn that has 50% affordable acrylic fiber and 25% each fine merino ...
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The finished product should look like this!

Knitting on the edge, the lace edge

The Soothing Shawl is a roller coaster from beginning to end. Yesterday I talked about the seed stitch body, but ...
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The best part about the Soothing Shawl pattern? The body is completely reversible, this is actually the wrong side.

A soothing yarn makes a soothing shawl

Knitting the Soothing Shawl pattern is a great follow up to what I talked yesterday about Uptown Worsted Tapestry see this yarn review ...
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Uptown Worsted Tapestry in the color Midnight Blues, a personal favorite. This one looks like it straight-up self stripes!

New! Uptown Worsted Tapestry: plush and no pilling

Yesterday we talked about knitting the Overcast Cap with Uptown Worsted Mist. It’s a lovely pattern that shows off the ...
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The pattern photo from the Faux Fair Isle Scarf

Fair Isle, Flecks and Stripes yarns make the gift making season easy!

Yesterday we talked about the new yarn, Red Heart Super Saver Fair Isle. The Faux Fair Isle Knit Cowl is the ...
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A swatch of what the color Winter looks like when a full pattern repeat is knit.

How to do effortless Fair Isle knitting

Yesterday I talked about the Mittens for All pattern, today I'm going over a new yarn you could use for ...
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Three pairs of mittens in all sizes!

The one mitten pattern you’ll ever need

The pattern Mittens for All is a free Red Heart pattern for Super Saver yarn, a yarn that has been ...
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The gentle shading of Unity Beyond creates horizontal stripes that are softer and more flattering to the figure than sharp color changes.

Knitting a shrug-yoke top-down seamless tee shirt – part 2

This week we've been looking at knitting with Unity and Unity Beyond yarns by Fibra Natura. Today I'm sharing the ...
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Knitting a shrug-yoke top-down seamless tee shirt - part 1

Knitting a shrug-yoke top-down seamless tee shirt – part 1

Maybe you've never heard of a shrug-yoke sweater construction. I'm not sure I've heard the name before, but I haven't ...
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The aptly named "Flying V" shawl uses a starker contrasting solid Unity yarn to highlight the lace motif that break up the multi-colored tones of Unity Beyond.

Unimaginable drape and comfort in knit designs made with Unity yarn

Yesterday and the day before we looked at the structure and fiber content of Unity and Unity Beyond by Fibra ...
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The product photo from the Squared Off Shawl pattern.

It’s a Wrap yarn enhances simple knit and purl stitches pattern

As I mentioned yesterday, It’s a Wrap is the perfect yarn for a shawl yarn. It’s fine, it’s fun, and ...
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It only took 3/4 of each ball of Bella Chenille to make a size 9 months baby sweater combining a solid blue and a speckled denim colorway.

Top-down baby sweater in Bella Chenille Multi and Solids

This week, we've been trying our hand at knitting with Bella Chenille Multi and Solids. Yesterday, I shared a mitered ...
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