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  • Arm & Finger Knitting
    Arm and finger knitting
    "Arm and Finger Knitting" are easy to learn and the projects are completed quickly. It is perfect for the person who has little fiber time and likes to craft, with almost instant gratification. All you need is yarn. And, children will...
  • Conway + Bliss
    A new brand...targeting the youthful style conscious knitter
    A new design team has joined the Debbie Bliss line. Teresa Conway and Nell Bliss, daughter of Debbie Bliss are designing knitwear patterns for the teen and twenty something knitter under the Conway + Bliss brand.To introduce their work, you can &...
  • Spring Knit-A-Longs
    Fun spring Knit-A-Longs are popping up at your local yarn shop
    The motto for March in the midwest has traditionally been "In like a lion, out like a lamb," and so far, the lion is continuing to roar. A good excuse to get out of the house is to sign up for a Knit-A-Long - or KAL, as knitters call...
  • Twigg Stitch
    A new twist on reversible knitting
    "Twigg stitch" by Vicki Twigg is a new technique using familiar stitches with terrific results. This is a new twist on reversible knitting. With this two color, double sided technique you can wear the resulting project on either side and...
  • Knitting craft projects kids can make
    Simple knitting projects, easy yarn crafts for children, kids' knitted crafts
    Our now-16 year-old daughter learned to knit when she was in fourth grade. Her school organized a knitting club where local retirees taught kids knitting. The club was featured in the newspaper, showing our daughter and her mentor. Many people...
  • Crochet cowl pattern using big yarn
    Knit and crochet most popular free patterns
    Lion Brand has posted its most popular knit and crochet free patterns downloaded in January. From basic beginner to experienced intermediate, there is truly an interesting design for everyone. The Margate Hood, a hooded cowl pattern, is...
  • Paris Fort knitting hat pattern supports freedom of speech
    Paris Fort knitting design supports freedom of speech
    With ISIS' most recent murder on January 31 of yet another journalist, Kenji Goto, Lisa McFetridge's latest knit hat pattern, Paris Fort, becomes all the more poignant in its support for freedom of speech, and indeed, a knitter's...
  • Loom knitting warm hats for the needy
    Loom knitting warm hats for the needy
    When I learned an elementary school in my neighborhood needed all sorts of clothing for its students, I remembered my knitting loom with its hat making option. Most of my work has been done on the deluxe Martha Stewart Knit and Weave Loom, which...
  • Knitting On Top of the World
    Knitting the Nicky Epstein way
    Nicky Epstein is a prolific designer and author. She is known for her beyond, over and on the edge series, "Knitting in Circles", Knitting Block by Block", "Knitting Never Felt Better"... and now "Knitting on Top of...
  • Norwegian Knits with a Twist
    Knit with a Norwegian twist
    If you have ever knit a Scandinavian pattern, there is a good chance you came across designs by Arne and Carlos. They are two guys who have a joy of life that shows up in their knitting patterns. Their latest book is "Norwegian Knits with a...
  • Spinner's Book of Fleece
    Fleece - a breed by breed guide
    For the passionate spinner, here is a book that you need to add to your personal library. "The Spinner's Book of Fleece" by Beth Smith is a breed by breed guide to choosing and spinning fleece for the perfect fiber for every purpose....
  • Windy City Knitting Guild January meeting
    Learn something new with the Windy City Knitting Guild
    For January's Windy City Knitting Guild meeting, both members and non-members will be treated to something slightly different than just a guest-speaker or craft exhibition. The meeting, to be held on January 20 at the Sulzer Regional Library...
  • VK LIVE NYC
    VK Live in NYC
    The Marriott Marquis in Times Square NYC will be abuzz this weekend with knitters, crocheters, needle-felters, yarn, fashion shows... all representing Vogue Knitting Live. You can still register for classes and lectures. Meet designers and authors...
  • Je suis Charlie hat pattern - knitting freedom solidarity
    Boston Strong hat designer knits Je suis Charlie cap
    In the wake of the Paris terrorists strikes and the resulting "Je Suis Charlie" hashtags on social media, this writer contacted Lisa McFetridge, who lives in the shadows of the Boston Marathon bombings in Medford, Massachusetts. Sadly,...
  • Craft Party
    Time for a craft party
    The winter holiday parties have all past. Now it’s time to put the Knitter's New Years resolution into full swing. Remember that "organize your stash" resolution? There is still time to accomplish it and brighten the month of...