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Designer Spotlight: Arlene is Not a Yak by Holly Janzen

  If you’re like me, you appreciate an interesting pattern name. When I wrote Holly Janzen to ask about featuring her pattern, Arlene is Not a Yak, I had to know the story behind the name. As it turns out, Holly designed this pattern for a friend who owns a plush ostrich named, Arlene. So… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Arlene is Not a Yak by Holly Janzen

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Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: So Many KALs, So Little Time

I love knitting and crocheting all year round - day or night, no matter the weather. That said, I do find it hard to balance my desire to knit with my desire to soak up the all-to-few beautiful days of summer. Just last weekend, I actually contemplated the feasibility of packing my nearly finished Nijo… Continue reading Ashley’s Adventures in Knitting: So Many KALs, So Little Time

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Emily Explains: Staying Cool With Your Summer Knitting

Even with the temperature rising, I'm determined to keep knitting. Luckily, New England summers involve beautiful sunny days and breezy nights, so I get to knit and wear my knitting, too! In the winter, I love keeping my wool projects on my lap as I work. It acts as an extra layer of warmth as I am happily… Continue reading Emily Explains: Staying Cool With Your Summer Knitting