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Color of the Year for January: Vanilla

January is for Vanilla. If you’ve stood in the home improvement aisle, staring at paint chips for a hallway painting project, you know there many ‘white’ tones, and they each give a very different feeling. This year, we’re drawn to warmer, more ambiguous colors… is it cream? Light taupe? When it comes to vanilla, we […]

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New Kit: Textured Afghan to Keep You Cozy!

We’re excited to share our latest afghan knit kit with you! Fresh from our Fall/Winter Style Guide, the Textured Afghan will keep you – or that special someone – cozy all winter long. For the knitters who crave a big project to kick off their crafting in 2018, this afghan might be just the ticket. […]

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All Bundled Up: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

Get bundled up! Your favorite Wool-Ease yarn is now available in Bonus Bundles for all your big ideas. It’s got the same stellar qualities of a wool blend: the warmth & softness of wool, with the easy care of acrylic. But now in a bigger size! With a yarn weight of 6 Super Bulky, all […]

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Touch of Alpaca: 8 Patterns for Your Bundles!

Touch of Alpaca lovers, rejoice! This super-popular yarn is now available in skeins twice the size. Check out our Bonus Bundles, and cast on double the fun! For just a few dollars more, you’ll get double the yardage – an amazing value. And it comes in 12 of our Touch of Alpaca colors, so you’ll […]

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A New Kit to Knit: Stunningly Simple Top

Today we’re featuring a show-stopping oversize topper! This versatile layer is more coat-like than your average cardigan, with lovely drape. It feels lighter than it looks, as the yarns used are quite lofty. Check out the knitted Simple Top, available as a kit in our Fall/Winter Style Guide. Simple Top   Yarn The Simple Top […]

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Beat the Chill with these 8 Fast-Finish Projects!

The first week of the New Year has come and gone, and we’re back to the daily grind. And if that’s not enough, many places have been experiencing unusually cold weather! If you’re looking at the daily temperature thinking, ‘This might be my first sick-day of 2018…’ we’ve got some patterns to keep you company. […]

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Texture Stripes Cardigan: A luxurious knit from our Style Guide!

Today we’re featuring the Texture Stripes Cardigan! Available exclusively as a kit in our Fall/Winter Style Guide, this richly textured sweater would make a versatile addition to your wardrobe. Luxurious Textures We love the simple knit-purl textures in this piece. The stitch patterns are classics from Fisherman sweaters, and have a unique look in this […]

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Our Top 10 FREE Patterns in 2017

As we raise a glass to 2017, there’s so much to be grateful for, but especially – crafting with you! To celebrate, we’ve gathered up our Top 10 Free Patterns from the year, knit and crochet. From afghans to accessories, and some lovely shrugs and shawls, we’ve treasured every WiP and all the time we’ve […]

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Garter Stitch Shines in this Beginner-Friendly Pullover!

The Garter Stitch Pullover is a wonderful choice for your first knitted sweater! We think it’s perfect for beginners and more experienced knitters alike. This simply classy design from our Fall/Winter Style Guide has minimal shaping and is worked in pieces.   We love the tonal depth of this yarn! Wool-Ease® Tonal in Smoke looks […]

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Get to Know Vanna’s Style: 6 Free Patterns!

Turn your focus to a sweet light-weight yarn that works up into beautiful garments for the whole family! Vanna’s Style is a DK weight yarn that will provide the drape and stitch definition you’re looking for in garments, accessories, and baby gifts. It’s 100% premium acrylic, and can be machine washed and dried for ultimate […]

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