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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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The reverse side without the bobbles highlights the edges of each block where the stitches are picked up. A lovely braid-like border separates each block.

Backwards purling to knit bobbles without all the bother

This week I’ve been looking at knitting with Bella Chenille multis and solids. Yesterday, I shared several free baby blanket ...
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Easy to knit beanie and raglan sweater in the Denim colorway of Bella Chenille Multi

5 baby gifts to knit up in a few days with chunky Bella Chenille yarn

This week I'm looking at Bella Chenille yarn and what it's like to knit with it. Yesterday I showed you ...
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Bella Chenille in garter stitch rows, has a rippled horizontal ridge look to it, but a wider space between them than in reverse stockinette.

How Bella Chenille enhances basic knit stitches differently than most yarns

This week I'm reviewing Bella Chenille yarns. Yesterday I looked at the anatomy of this yarn and its colorways. Today ...
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Bella Chenille Multi features a predominant color and two or three complementary colors in dots along the length of the yarn.

Bella Chenille, a soft and versatile polyester yarn

I'd like to introduce you to Bella Chenille Multi, one of the softest baby yarns I've ever had on my ...
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Switching from one needle to the other. The original needles are a red color while the larger cable needles are a green color. You can knit one right over to the other.

Knitting with Magic Loop

When we talked about the Snow Speckled Hat yesterday, it made me think about how we knit hats. Getting down ...
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The product photo from the Red Heart pattern

Knitting snowflakes into a hat

Yesterday we talked about stitch definition, it's only fitting then, to talk about color-work. The Snow Speckled Hat pattern by ...
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Here is a side view of the raised stitch from the previous photo. You can see just how much it is raised.

The definition of using stitch definition when knitting

One of the aspects I really liked about the Relaxing Ripple Throw from yesterday’s article was the definition on the ...
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The Relaxing Ripple Throw pattern photo.

Center double decrease makes a good knitting mantra for Soft blanket

I picked up the Relaxing Ripple Throw from the Red Heart website and immediately loved the look of it. The ...
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One of the most ideal beginner projects I have found is a simple hat. Starting at the brim with a K2P2 rib and going up to the decreases. Soft Essentials complements that pattern well and it's much shorter than a scarf.

The essential yarn for knitting soft garments

Red HeartSoft Essentials is one of your foundation yarns. It’s good for 90% of projects and comes in all your ...
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