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  • Red baby hats for American Heart Association
    Bryant University students seek charity baby hat donations
    Little Hats, Big Hearts is a charity knitting and crochet project sponsored by the American Heart Association. To raise awareness of congenital heart defects and heart disease, red newborn and preemie baby hats are requested from generous knit and...
  • Renee Jones of Carolina Fiber Company
    Two fun north side knitting events this evening
    If you are bored on a Tuesday night and happen to find yourself on the north side of Chicago, there are two free knitting events from which to choose that can help occupy your time.Tonight, the Windy City Knitting Guild is holding their monthly...
  • Noro
    Knitting with Noro yarn
    Colorful, eye catching and texture all come to mind when you see a skein of Noro yarn. The yarns are made of all natural fibers in various weights. The patterns in the Noro book series allows the various variegated Noro yarns to show to their best...
  • Funny bunny hat pattern free for Easter
    Funny bunny hat pattern free for Easter
    The new "Funny Bunny Hat" for babies and toddlers is a knitting pattern by Angie of Thistledew Fiber Arts. The designer has made it available on Ravelry as a free pattern just in time for the Easter holiday. (Free until Easter Monday,...
  • Free infinity scarf knitting pattern
    Easy infinity scarf pattern for spring knitting
    With more snow predicted but spring on the way tomorrow, indulge yourself with an easy infinity scarf knitting pattern in a lovely new season colorway. I chose this scrumptious lilac baby alpaca chunky by Cascade Yarns, 2 skeins from the yarn...
  • It's time for a party at Windy Knitty!
    Windy Knitty celebrates fourth anniversary this weekend
    The traditional anniversary gift for four years is fruit and flowers, so Windy Knitty has decided to encompass that tradition into their fourth Anniversary party this weekend. They are giving back to their customers by offering a free...
  • Nicky Epstein
    Nicky Epstein designer and author
    Even if you are new to knitting, you have heard the name Nicky Epstein. She is a prolific author and designer. How does Nicky Epstein keep coming up with these ideas? With 35+ books and a magazine to her name, here is a list of some you will want...
  • 60 Quick Luxury Knits
    Luxury quick knits
    Here is another book in the '60 Quick Knit' series, this time it is luxury knits. "60 Quick Luxury Knits" that are easy, elegant projects for every day in the Venezia collection from Cascade Yarns in worsted and sport weight...
  • 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...