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Flower Power color combos

I’ve been taking my baby for daily walks around our neighborhood. As spring has progressed, we’ve seen crocus, daffodils, and tulips emerge from the soggy ground.  Now we’re in a fantasia of floral blooms, from iris and poppies to peonies and lavender.  I found myself unable to resist the lure of snapping pictures of these… Keep Reading
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Chevron Baby Blanket

I often shy away from making blankets because of the size.  I worry I’ll lose interest well before the project is completed or that the yarn I will need to use will be too utilitarian (we all like soft, luxurious blankets, right?). This blanket defies both those objections. First of all, Blue Sky Alpacas organic… Keep Reading
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Meet the Samples : Prairie Fire

Pattern // Prairie Fire by Tin Can Knits Yarn // Victory DK by Knitted Wit in Jade {Ravelry notes here} Spring is a difficult season in which to dress.  Cool mornings transition into warm afternoons, which then turn into chilly evenings.  Add the unpredictability of wind, rain, and cloudiness, and it can be a trick… Keep Reading
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Spring Sock Knitting with Regia

Some fun new yarn from Regia has landed!  We’re very excited about the new design line from Arne & Carlos.  These smart yarns knit up effortlessly into complex-looking Norwegian-style designs, resulting in socks that look way more complicated than they are.  We love it when that happens! Available in 6 different colors and pattern effects,… Keep Reading
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Meet the Samples : Vesa

  The first rays of spring sunshine always set my mind to thoughts of warm-weather knitting.  My mind swirls with projects to cast on now that will be lightweight and easy to knit (and wear) in the heat of the summer.  This often brings me to lace. In this case, we have one large, luxurious… Keep Reading
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