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Chunky Yarn Hand Knitters Welcome!

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Hand Knitters Welcome: If you are a chunky yarn hand knitter, you can also use our finger-knitting patterns! Read our blog to learn more.

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A Year in Review: New patterns, new yarn, and all your beautiful blankets!

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What a year! I look back at the highs and lows (mostly highs!) of the past year.

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Quick and Easy Loop Yarn Garlands

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Learn this cute holiday pattern for free!

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Increasing and Decreasing Stitches

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Increasing and decreasing stitches are an important technique in garment knitting, but can also be used to create special motifs and embellishments in your blankets and projects. Ready to learn more? Read my latest post!

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In-person craft shows: A beginner's checklist

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Attempting your first in-person craft show can be intimidating! Here's a run-down of supplies you may need (without going overboard!) and things to consider before diving in.

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