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The soft drape of this knit fabric is a result of a well-constructed yet soft and squishy yarn.

Should you hand-wash acrylic knits?

This week we continue to look at Major by Universal Yarn. This 100% acrylic yarn can be washed in cool ...
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The top sample was knit by "throwing" and the bottom one by "picking"/ Continental style. While the stitches didn't straighten right up, the difference in the angle of the stitches is visible in the bottom sample.

What to do when your yarn goes askew

This week we're reviewing Alpaculence, a singles yarn made by Rozetti Yarns. Monday we learned that the yarn I'm sampling ...
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My Alpaculence skewed! Oh no! Why did this happen? How can I fix it? Read Cynthia's blog post to learn how.

Knitting with single ply yarn: sometimes it comes down to balance

Yesterday, I introduced the new Alpaculence, an acrylic/ wool/ alpaca/ glitter blend yarn by Rozetti Yarns. Having evaluated the qualities and ...
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On a narrow swatch the color bands of Stravinsky are quite wide

Knit fast and easy projects with Classic Shades Big Time

Continuing our "work" with the Classic Shades yarn family, today we play with Classic Shades Big Time, a bulky yarn that's ...
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Easy child's sweater

Knitting for kids with Cotton Supreme yarn

I'm probably dating myself, but do you remember when blue jeans were stitched with this coppery orange thread? Was that ...
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Lady Sybil in colors Pearl Pink, Gull Grey and Stone Blue

The benefits of knitting with Lady Sybil yarn

Ladies First This week we have the second installment of the thrilling Downton Abbey Yarn Collection by Premier Yarns, new ...
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