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Giveaway Winner: Happy Feet

Thanks to everyone who entered our Happy Feet Giveaway…it was a real kick to read your reasons for loving sock knitting! Read more

Giveaway: Happy Feet

Looking for knits that’ll knock your socks off? Cathy Carron‘s latest book, Happy Feet, has more than 40 patterns – some with multiple variations – that will satisfy sock knitters of every skill.

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A Short Story About Designer Cathy Carron

Cathy Carron’s grandmother taught her continental knitting when she was just 10 years old.  More than four decades later, she’s still at it.  Her popular designs have been featured in top knitting magazines and, of course, her four books.  Her newest collection, Short Story, features 35 cool crops for layering…including four patterns that are knit in Berroco yarn!

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KnitBits Preview: Winter Giveaway

Would a new knitting book and some free Berroco yarn help make your new year happier?  We thought so!  Make sure you read tomorrow’s KnitBits, to find out how to enter our winter giveaway.

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One more!

Hi again, just a quick addendum to the Vest-uary post. I completely spaced out on a very cute vest pattern! It’s the Ribby-Yo Vest by Cathy Carron. Knit in Peruvia Quick, it’s available now in the Spring 2009 issue of Knitscene, one of my favorite knitting publications…

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This vest was featured in a very cool column called Style Spotting. Styling knitwear can be difficult–you don’t want to have that unfortunate slip shod, ramshackle look that pop culture usually saddles us crafters with. We know we’re better than that!! This column helps by discussing the sartorial properties of specific garments and showing a few cute underpinnings and accessories. To quote my fellow UMass alumni the Pixies, it’s educational! I don’t know about you but I’d like a whole issue’s worth of this sort of content…here is a preview: 

 

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Cute! With such a chunky yarn, you’d have plenty of time to whip this up before the end of February/Vest-uary, especially if you have President’s Day off…

CR

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