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Emily Explains: Garter Tab Cast On

I designing a shawl a few months ago, when the girls in the office taught me how to do a garter tab cast on. Since then, I've used it in almost every shawl I make. You'll  have to wait a few months to see these shawls, but you can practice the technique with Laelia from booklet #360… Continue reading Emily Explains: Garter Tab Cast On

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Amy’s Thread: Knitter Style – Chock

Angie aka silver bell on Ravelry knit Chock from Norah Gaughan vol. 14, and she styled it perfectly: a good pair of jeans, a classic button down and the cutest loafers! Her look is classic and yet, it feels completely fresh. Here's what she said: "...this one is already a favorite. It feels comfy, like a shawl you’d wrap up… Continue reading Amy’s Thread: Knitter Style – Chock

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Emily Explains: Getting Creative with Iwo

I'm excited to say that Iwo is one of our most popular designs for Spring/Summer 2014. This two-tone shawl is knit in Berroco Folio which is a great trans-seasonal yarn made from alpaca and viscose. It's so soft and light, it can work as an accessory in the spring and summer, but it's also warm enough… Continue reading Emily Explains: Getting Creative with Iwo

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Emily Explains: Ways to Wear a Triangle Shawl

This summer I found a shawl at a flea market in Portland, ME. It's a triangle shawl made of white silky yarn and trimmed with fringe that sways with my every move. This shawl has become one of my favorite accessories because it can be manipulated and worn in a variety of ways, making the form look… Continue reading Emily Explains: Ways to Wear a Triangle Shawl

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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