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The zipper has been opened a little to make it easy to sew along the teeth. When I approach the slider, I will sink the needle, raise the presser foot and close the zipper, then carry on sewing.

Sewing on a zipper and lacing up the edges on a knitted cushion cover

All week I've been working with Fibra Natura Radiant Cotton yarn. As sometimes happens when I get playing, I got carried ...
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Two lovely pieces knit in Radiant Cotton, ready to transform into a pillow cover. Note the smooth color transitions.

Knit and purl stitch patterns make for a radiant cushion cover

Here we are, wrapping another week of blogging in the company of Fibra Natura Radiant Cotton yarn. As I noted earlier ...
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A scalene triangle comes in many shapes and sizes, but it essentially means all three sides are different lengths. This is the particular shape I'm talking about though.

How does a scalene triangle relate to knitting

Yesterday I talked about the Lacy Stripes Knit Shawl, which I have already vetted as an amazing pattern, you should ...
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A close up of the stitches used in this shawl. The lace stitch carries one knit stitch up while the rest is in garter. There are occasion eyelettes throughout.

Knitting a lace shawl using a brushed acrylic yarn makes it Dreamy

Yesterday we talked about the Calming Colors Chevron Throw, and today, we’re going to venture off the path of blankets ...
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The Calming Colors Chevron Throw product photo from the Red Heart website

How Dreamy yarn is perfect for knitting throws

Did you choose your favorite Dreamy colors to knit the cozy socks from yesterday's post? Let’s continue today with more ...
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Relaxation socks pattern from Red Heart - free pattern!

Dreamy Relaxation Socks

Yesterday we talked about the general benefits of Dreamy yarn and how it makes an awesome blanket. Today, we’re going to look ...
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Dreamy yarn in the color Ivory.

Red Heart Dreamy yarn

Red Heart Dreamy yarn truly lives up to its name with the soft brushed texture and miles of yardage. Whether you’re ...
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This yarn is so soft that it can be worn next to the skin. For this reason, these sweaters are not super loose and bulky.

Bobbles on the yoke: knitting a child’s top-down sweater using Toy Box

This week we've been exploring projects to knit using Premier Yarns Toy Box. Today, I share with you a pattern for ...
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To make the toe, start knitting in the round and once the ideal length is reached, you start decreasing until a small number of stitches remain to be grafted.

Knit easy child slippers with Toy Box colors

While looking for free patterns for children's items that could be knit with Toy Box yarn for yesterday's post, I discovered an ...
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These 2 fun toys lend themselves to being worked up in a self-striping chunky weight yarn like Toy Box.

6 patterns are very soft knit up in Toy Box yarn

When a new yarn comes along, like Premier Yarns Toy Box, there hasn't necessarily been enough time for the yarn ...
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Yummy tweed yarn

Knitting a versatile gift bag using leftover yarn

This week, we've been looking at ways to use up leftover yarn to make items for the 2018 holidays, and ...
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This little pine cone would be a lovely addition to any outdoorsy themed Christmas tree.

Using hyperbolic theory to knit a holiday ornament

I can't get around a math book without a calculator, and calculus was a real challenge for me, but I ...
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Classic Shades Frenzy

How to knit and finish sturdy gift boxes

Continuing with this week's theme of knitting for the 2018 holidays with scrap yarn, I'll show you how to knit ...
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A six-point start ends up as a 12 point snowflake using yarn-over eyelets to create the lacy motif.

Knitting a flat circle in the round becomes a crumb catcher

I hope you found some leftover Radiant Cotton yarn to try the double knitting technique in my tutorial from yesterday's ...
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Coasting right into double knitting

Coasting right into double knitting

This week I'm already getting ready for the holidays at the end of this year by knitting small quick projects ...
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The knitted yarn basket product photo from the Red Heart website.

Commemorating your knitting status with the Knit Basket of Yarn Ornament

The Easy Wrap Holiday Ornament I talked about yesterday is the fastest way to use up your leftover yarn and ...
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The ornament is wrapped in Soft yarn in the color Off White.

Using your leftover yarn to make easy wrap holiday ornaments

Have you sorted your leftover yarns to make the easiest knitted mitten pattern ever I talked about yesterday? All week ...
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The Red Heart Mitten Ornament pattern knit with Soft Yarn in the color Really Red.

The easiest knitted mitten pattern you’ll ever encounter

This week it's all about what to do with leftover yarn, and we started yesterday with an easy crafting and ...
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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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