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The Faux Fair Isle Knit Cowl with a provisional cast on

Upgrade your seaming with Kitchener stitch

When I went over the Faux Fair Isle Cowl yesterday, I was thinking about the pattern and how it was ...
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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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A new Super Saver yarn! This one is called Buff Fleck.

Super Saver Chunky and Flecks!

Red Heart Super Saver yarn has been a customer favorite for over 30 years. A record like that doesn’t just happen, it’s ...
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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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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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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 wool content of Unity and Unity Beyond helps with blocking. The finished piece can be stretched out to highlight lace or to modify row gauge and the wool content is sufficient to give the yarn "memory."

36% wool, 28% cotton, 18% linen and 18% bamboo, what yarn is this?

This week we're looking at Fibra Natura's Unity and Unity Beyond. Today I'll explore the fiber characteristics of this yarn ...
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The subtle bouclé texture and the moderate thick and thin twist of Unity result in textured knits that have a lot of body and visual depth.

Unraveling Unity and Unity Beyond: what makes this yarn unique?

This week, I'm excited to share my knitting experiences with Unity and Unity Beyond, an amazing blend of natural fibers ...
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Post steam blocking! It looks so much better!! You can now see the pattern and all the hard work from knitting and purling this lovely pattern.

It’s not a wrap until it’s been blocked

Yesterday we talked about the Squared Off Shawl pattern. Knitting with lace is interesting because it’s a type of knitting ...
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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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There are patterns that come on all the ball bands for these yarns. They're specifically for that kind of yarn so you cannot go wrong.

Knitting with lace, the easy way

Since we talked about why you should knit with lace, today we can focus on the how. There are a ...
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Super fine weight yarn. See the swatch knit with It's a Wrap yarn, lovely stitch definition.

Why you should knit with lace weight yarn

Yesterday we talked generally about It’s a Wrap, and I mentioned it's rated as Super Fine, number 1, and lace ...
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I'm really excited about It's a Wrap lace weight yarn, it's amazing in so many ways.

Yarn Review: It’s a Wrap by Red Heart

It’s a Wrap yarn from Red Heart is a unique yarn because it’s a gradient. The yarn shifts through several ...
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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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