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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 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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The finished product from the Templetop Cowl pattern. In the colors Caspian and Lunar.

Taking colorwork design elements from a cowl as a detail for a hat

The Templetop Cowl is another free pattern written for Amphora yarn. If you have read any writing from me before, ...
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The swatch for the scarf pattern and the ball of Amphora in Caspian. This color is my absolute favorite, beautiful teals are hard to find!

Knit the Victory Hat pattern and modify it for a matching scarf

The Victory Hat is a lovely free pattern on Universal Yarns website. It was actually written for Amphora yarn so ...
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The color of Amphora yarn pictured here with wood needles is called Ebony.

The nature and benefits of Amphora yarn

Amphora yarn from Universal Yarns is a deliciously soft and fluffy lightweight yarn. The strands of the yarn are brushed, ...
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The scarf made from Collage in the color Stained Glass and Grande in the color Chianti.

Why Collage and Grande yarns are a match made in knitting heaven

Yesterday I talked about Grande yarn, a jumbo yarn like its cousin, Collage. Collage too qualifies as a jumbo yarn, but ...
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Projects will knit up quickly with Grande yarn from Red Heart. Just look at this 20 stitch swatch. Speaking of swatches here's mine. This is knit from 20 stitches, with the ball of yarn for scale.

Grande yarn: why it’s perfect for beginner and expert knitters alike

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’re sitting somewhere with your knitting and one of two things happens, someone either ...
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The raised ribbing stitch pattern of this poncho ensures that the texture will still stand out from the halo of the yarn.

Revolutions, fade your way through handsome hand knits

This week I'm enjoying the task of reviewing Revolutions by Universal Yarn. In the last couple of posts, I took ...
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True to my predictions, the colors of Revolutions gradually fade from one to the next and are highlighted by the wedges formed with short rows.

Simple arithmetic makes an adventure out of an Asymmetrical Shawl

This week we're looking at Revolutions yarn. This is a gradual gradient fuzzy and chunky yarn that lends itself readily to being ...
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Alpaca and mohair fibers create a glowing halo in the Grape Attack colorway of Revolutions yarn.

4 tips for knitting with fuzzy yarn

This week's yarn is colorful, fuzzy Revolutions by Universal Yarn. Yesterday, we looked at all of the 8 colorways available for this ...
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The autumnal hues of the Port colorway of Revolutions is the perfect yarn to complement a wardrobe full of earth tones.

Revolutions, a yarn that fades one gorgeous color into another

This week I'm knitting with a fuzzy yarn from Universal Yarn called Revolutions. It’s a bulky weight yarn that consists of ...
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Softness both in its texture and in its gradual color transitions makes Revolutions one of the most delectable yarns on the market this winter.

Revolutions: A trendy gradient yarn meets luxurious winter coziness

This week we'll be exploring the luscious softness and delicate gradations of color in a new-to-the-market cozy gradient yarn called ...
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The reversible scarf in all its glory!

1 tip to add interest to a simple reversible knitted scarf

Yesterday, I looked at how Evermore yarn would work up in the Snowy Arm Warmers, that really called for a ...
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The thumb hole is created by leaving an inch of the seam open and completing the seam above and below it. I chose to do it an inch below the ribbing.

Knitting Snowy Arm Warmers pattern using Red Heart Evermore yarn

Is there such a thing as too many arm warmers? I think not! They’re the perfect accessory for keeping warm, ...
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Evermore yarn from Red Heart!

Evermore yarn: care instructions, tension, needles and loft

Evermore is a really interesting yarn to work with. It’s a single strand of roving-like yarn with a gentle twist ...
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