Knitting Around the World: 16 Global Knitting Patterns

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As a knitter, I enjoy looking at patterns from around the world. Knitting styles and preferences from different cultures are so interesting, and it’s fun to work with techniques and motifs that are new to me. And with the big games coming up this summer, where athletes from all around the globe will be coming together to […]

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16 Garter Stitch Patterns You Won’t Want to Miss

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Garter stitch is one of the easiest stitches in knitting because it doesn’t require you to alternate the kinds of stitches you’re doing. You can just do the same thing over and over. It’s great for when you’re figuring out how to knit and need to practice the basics and get the movements down pat. […]

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26 Light and Lacy Knitting Patterns for Summer

26 Light & Lacy Knitting Patterns for Summer

Just because it’s summer break for your kids doesn’t mean you should take a break from crafting!   26 Light and Lacy Knitting Patterns for Summer Celebrate the warmer weather by making yourself some new clothes and accessories to wear as the weather heats up. These gorgeous knit tops, shawls, scarves, and more are hand-picked summer favorites. […]

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Can You Bring Knitting Needles on a Plane?

Can You Bring Knitting Needles on a Plane?

Has this ever happened to you? You’re flying to your son’s house the day before Thanksgiving. You accidentally sleep in and have to skip the coffee and speed to get to the airport on time. Unfortunately, there is already a huge line of people waiting to get through security. You grumpily trudge through the sluggish line, looking forward […]

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Free Pattern Friday: Claire’s Capelet from Red Heart

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It’s April 1st, it’s Free Pattern Friday, and there are no jokes here! Season 2 of Outlander begins airing this month, and if you’re a fan like me, you’ve been eagerly anticipating this moment since the last one ended. In the time it’s taken to film the second season, I’ve had time to read four […]

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Free Pattern Friday: Ribbon Tie Tunic from Red Heart!

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Today’s Free Pattern Friday is a serious stunner. This knitted tunic from Red Heart looks like the kind of thing you’d buy at a high-end department store, but there’s no need to spend money on that kind of cash when you can just make it yourself! The sequins make this top dressy enough to wear […]

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Free Pattern Friday: Sugarplum Cables Afghan from Yarnspirations!

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Happy Free Pattern Friday! Today’s pattern is a bold and beautiful afghan pattern from our friends at Yarnspirations. This afghan is the perfect project to work up this time of year – the cozy, chunky yarn says “winter,” but the bright colors say “spring!” Let yourself get carried away with this colorful knitting pattern – […]

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