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Alize Puffy More patterns now include stitch instructions!

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By popular demand, we've now upgraded all of our Alize Puffy More (double-stranded loop yarn) blanket patterns to include stitch instructions. We will continue to include templates and charts with all of our Alize Puffy More patterns, but all of our blanket patterns will ALSO include row-by-row colour-coded stitch counts for those who find it easier to follow than the templates. Here's a sample of what these instructions look like: Each row has an arrow in front of it. This indicates the direction (right to left or left to right) you are knitting. For each row, there are coloured blocks with numbers in...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Bobble Stitches

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Bobbles are a fun way to add texture to your loop yarn knitting projects. Read my blog post to see some tutorials for how to create this texture and learn a bit about different types of bobble texture.

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Buying from international sellers on Etsy

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Buying yarn or craft supplies internationally can be intimidating! Read our guide for tips and tricks to pick a reliable seller and get the best deals on shipping.

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10 Tips to make your Loop Yarn Knitting easier (and better!)

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Work smarter, not harder! I've put together ten suggestions to help you with your loop yarn knitting.

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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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