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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: 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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SPOTLIGHT ON: Cable Stitches

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If you love Irish Aran and Celtic knits, then you are probably a lover of cables! Want to learn more about these designs and how to recreate them using loop yarn? Read my latest post!

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Horizontal Chain Stitch

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Learn more about one of my original finger-knitting stitch techniques, with photos and video clip instructions!

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