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Knitting Bobbles with the Bisbee Shawl

This week's free pattern is Bisbee, a V-shaped shawl with an unusual construction. The shawl, designed by Brenda York and knit in Berroco Maya®, begins with a center diamond panel that features eyelet shapes and a flower created by cables, eyelets, and bobbles. Then the left and right wings are created by picking up stitches along… Continue reading Knitting Bobbles with the Bisbee Shawl

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Designer Spotlight: Promenade en Forêt by Julie Archambault

When Julie Archambault first learned to knit, her mother and aunt told her she was holding her needles incorrectly. Julie continued to knit her way and proved she could do it well. These days, she’s the one teaching them new techniques! Julie recently began publishing her own designs, starting with a shawl she knit in… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Promenade en Forêt by Julie Archambault

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Designer Spotlight: Ella by Irina Eberhardt  

Irina Eberhardt’s grandmother used to say, “if your mittens and socks are made out natural fiber, arthritis will not bother you.” Those words stuck in Irina’s mind and still influence her yarn selections when designing. Irina chose Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine for her new shawl pattern, Ella. Knit from the bottom up, the piece features… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Ella by Irina Eberhardt  

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Designer Spotlight: Evening Whispers by Kam Baker

By day, Kam Baker is the artistan behind Everyday Peacocks, a brand of fancy stitch markers and shawls pins that she refers to as “yarn jewelry.” By night, Kam is a multitasking mom of three, often cooking, cleaning and wrangling kids while knitting. She doesn’t have as much time as she’d like to design, but… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Evening Whispers by Kam Baker