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I can SO imagine this poncho done with Rosa where the Latte is in the photo, Caffe where the Pietro is (upper left in the photo) and the Melanzana down the right side!

Vera yarn – a happy ending to An Italian Story

In yesterday's post, I looked at Ombra, a self-striping yarn from An Italian Story premium yarn collection. Well, this is ...
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The top of the River Rib Toque knit up in Sorbetto colorway

The River Rib Toque in Ombra yarn

Yesterday I talked about Luce yarn and how soft and luxurious it is. The next chapter in my week-long review of ...
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I took this project with me on my recent trip to Australia and New Zealand. It drew several conversations, and I was able to knit about 50” [125cm] while waiting in airports and riding in coaches.

Luce yarn from Red Heart – An Italian Story continues

Yesterday I reviewed Ora, a bulky weight yarn from Red Heart An Italian Story. In this post, I'm continuing An ...
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My swatch using Ora yarn from Red Heart An Italian Story premium line

Ora – An Italian Story in a bulky knit

Ciao, Bellas! Benvenute! Welcome to An Italian Story, courtesy of Red Heart yarn. We begin our story with Ora, a ...
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Some of the bright and happy colorways of Red Heart Chic Sheep

Colorful Chic Sheep – pure wool, pure knitting fun

There's a lot of ground to cover in this series of posts! For the next five days, I'll be reviewing ...
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Ombra yarn cake, self-striping yarn

From Chic Sheep to An Italian Story

This week on KNITmuch, Cynthia MacDougall has an extraordinary week of yarn reviews looking at Red Heart Chic Sheep and ...
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The gradual transition between ombre shades is visible from a butterfly's eye view!

Butterfly Baby Blanket knit in Super Saver Ombre

Have you tried knitting up yesterday's lace swatch in Red Heart Super Saver Chunky? Check it out! The swatch would ...
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Twisted stitches and lace knit in Super Saver Chunky

Twisted stitches and lace knit in Super Saver Chunky

In yesterday's post I knit up a swatch using Red Heart Super Saver Fair Isle, and the flared diamond motif ...
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A few well-placed shaping stitches and a combination of knits and purls, and you have a unique square motif that merges the Fair Isle stripes with textured diamonds. Using Red Heart Super Saver Fair Isle yarn to swatch using the twisted make one.

Flared Diamonds knit in Super Saver Fair Isle

Yesterday I showed you how Red Heart Pooling would turn out in a swatch knit up using the fleck stitch ...
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The fleck stitch pattern knit in Super Saver Pooling keeps the eye moving as it looks for a repeated color motif that isn't there.

Fleck stitch knitted in Super Saver Pooling

Yesterday I played with Red Heart Dreamy Stripes using bi-directional herringbone stitch, it offered quite an effect! I'll play some ...
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The soft purple, gray, pink, and white of this colorway of Red Heart Dreamy Stripes will be perfect for a baby blanket and the bi-directional herringbone stitch will give it a lot of body and warm, and is dense enough to keep out the fingers of the little ones.

Bi-directional herringbone stitch knitted in Dreamy Stripes

Knitting with fuzzy yarn like Red Heart Dreamy Stripes inspires me to find stitch textures that have a lace-like effect ...
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Can you imagine yourself wrapped in this soft and airy set?

In Stormy Alaska, leftover yarn is a knitted lacy cowl to the rescue

This week, I’m knitting with Rozetti Yarns Alaska, a light and airy yarn that wraps one in warmth and softness ...
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Join me today as I reverse the colors for the toque that matches the Choux Cowl! The effect is awesome! And again, Rozetti Yarn Alaska is so light yet warm.

Knitting a matching plaid hat for the Choux Cowl

This week, I’m knitting with Rozetti Yarns Alaska, a light and airy yarn that wraps one in warmth and softness ...
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Choux Cowl

Knitting with Alaska – the Choux Cowl

This week, I’m knitting with Rozetti Yarns Alaska, a light and airy yarn that wraps one in warmth and softness ...
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Lace and a traveling pattern swatch with Alaska to see the stitch definition

1 trick for easy knitting when knitting with fluffy yarn

This week, I’m knitting with Rozetti Yarns Alaska, a light and airy yarn that wraps one in warmth and softness ...
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Frozen Pond and Stormy colorways in Rozetti Yarns Alaska

Knitting with Alaska yarn – soft and airy

Welcome to this week’s posts on KNITmuch where I’ll be exploring Rozetti Yarns Alaska – a light and airy yarn ...
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I chose the Pink Sand colorway because my bathroom wallpaper is soft pink with sea shells and the tile is beige, but this colorway actually goes better with my 'pink flamingo' shower curtain. I love it!

Pomp-a-Doodle and Loop-it – together – make the best bathmat!

I started out this series of posts with Loop-it yarn and put it through some paces: the finger knitting for ...
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Pomp-a-Doodle yarn was designed for children's craft projects, but it is also a knitting and crochet yarn. This is the Pink Sand colorway.

Pomp-a-Doodle – yarn without pomp and circumstance

Pomp and Circumstance is the march heard around the world at graduation, commencement, and convocation ceremonies. It's a stuffy old, ...
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The final result of my giggle knitting - a sheep on a blanket!

Giggle knitting with Loop-it leads to an adorable baby blanket

I'm having so much fun with Loop-it, a new novelty yarn by Red Heart. After my knitting experiments with it ...
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In this photo, I'm taking my few rows of finger knitting, and adding a knitting needle to the mix. I insert the needle into the loop in the fabric, then pop the next loop over the tip of the needle and bring that loop through the old one.

Introducing knitting needles to Loop-it yarn

In my last post I introduced you to Loop-it, a fuzzy, loopy yarn by Red Heart that could easily revolutionize ...
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