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How-To: Fix a Forgotten Yarn-Over

For the past month I've been carrying around the most perfect fluffy yellow yarn. I can't show you the yarn just yet - it is a new one for fall - but I can tell you that it is simply fabulous! I finally began playing with the yarn for a special project. The pattern stitch… Continue reading How-To: Fix a Forgotten Yarn-Over

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Knitter’s Spotlight: Sartoria Monica Stole by Anthony Butts

Georgia teen Anthony Butts has only been knitting for a year and a half, but he’s already designing his own patterns and teaching advanced knitting classes at his local yarn shop, Sartoria Monica. He credits the shops owners with inspiring his latest design. “They were so excited and so encouraging.” The aptly named Sartoria Monica… Continue reading Knitter’s Spotlight: Sartoria Monica Stole by Anthony Butts

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Norah’s Knits: Modern Lace Knitting

I love the simple, modern, almost stark lace I have been seeing in fashion lately. Simple  and bold openwork patterns not only suit my sensibilities, they are much easier to knit than more ornate lace knitting stitches. Inspired by this trend, I used several different types of knitted lace patterns in Norah Gaughan volume 12.… Continue reading Norah’s Knits: Modern Lace Knitting