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Amy’s Thread: Super-Quick Gift Knitting

Are you knitting any gifts this year? Every year I promise myself I won't this time, but every year I get a gentle nudge from a friend or family member who would really appreciate it and I end up knitting into the 11th hour of the holiday season. So what is the perfect gift? For… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Super-Quick Gift Knitting

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Amy’s Thread: Alternative Yarns for Grace

Christmas is less than two months away...have you started knitting? Our 2014 Holiday Gift Knit-Along is the perfect opportunity to give and receive! There are 6 projects to choose from for this KAL & a good incentive (see below) to finish on time: Holman Hunt from booklet #347 Berroco Andean Mist Minutia ‘14 free pattern available in KnitBits (all four count as one project)… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Alternative Yarns for Grace

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Emily Explains: Casting on for Grace

Grace, a lovely mitten pattern in our new fall yarn, Berroco Mojo, is oh so simple to knit...with one small quirk. You cast on from the top of the mitten and work down! I don't know about you, but I have never done such a thing. It's called a Turkish cast on and Amy just taught me… Continue reading Emily Explains: Casting on for Grace