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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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Under the LED light from my Sure lamp, the sheen of Finn can be seen.

Knitting with Finn – affordable luxury

Welcome to a week with Finn, a yarn that is 50% practicality and 50% luxury. Finn's practical side is its ...
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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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A close up shot so you can see all the little purl ditches. This makes the whole hat ribbed and easy to fit different sized noggins.

Knitting a hat with cables without crossing cables, what?

Yesterday I did a brief overview of Uptown Worsted Mist, a new yarn from the Uptown Worsted family, I was ...
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Uptown Worsted Mist in the color Lavender

Uptown Worsted Mist, an anti-pilling acrylic yarn

Welcome! This week I’m looking at two yarns, the first is Uptown Worsted Mist. A variegated yarn that will add ...
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The verdant colorway in a verdant setting. The neckband of the scarf has been twisted to show both sides of the Seaweed pattern. The panel on the left looks like seaweed flowing under water!

Knitting pattern for Major seafarer’s scarf

I've been reviewing Major yarn in this series of posts. Major is a bulky, 100% acrylic yarn that is soft ...
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The verdant colorway of Major sets the scene for a handsome scarf.

Seafarer’s scarf construction tips and Major yarn

There's no rank of Major in the Navy, but that doesn't mean a Major can't go to sea! This week, ...
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The finished size of this prototype blanket is 26" [66cm] wide x 16" [40cm] long. If I'd had another ball of Major, I could have made it long enough to work for a baby stroller or car seat blanket.

Major tips for working with a variegated yarn and a bonus pattern

Welcome back to our week with Major, a bulky, acrylic yarn. On Monday, we looked at the construction of this ...
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Major comes in 35 colorways. This one is called Firecracker.

Major – washability, wearability, and affordability

I'm not a yarn snob. I believe that every yarn has its place within the realms of knitters and knitted ...
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Five of Major's 35 colorways. From top to bottom, Crimson, Stonewall, Firecracker, Verdant and Honeydew.

Oh, Major, how shall I describe thee?

This week at KNITmuch, we’re playing – yes, I said playing – with Major, a bulky, 100% acrylic yarn. Major is a ...
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