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Harmonizer

Harmonizer

Dejana Knezevic (Ravelry name prepletarije) from Belgrade, Serbia is a member of our Ravelry group!  She is the designer of this shawl/wrap!  It's so beautiful, lively and fun.  I think also, it could be a wonderful stash buster.  Dejana used 7 different yarns in this project, all fingering, but she explains how you could use sport or...

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Snowmen, Gnomes & Elves…oh my!

Snowmen, Gnomes & Elves…oh my!

It's that time of year when we knit wee bits. These are so adorable, and I have yet to knit any myself....but here are some from my friends. I will start with Carmels Snowmen. The pattern is called Mochimochi Snowmen by Anna Hrachovec over on Ravelry. Carmel used up bit of lots of stash for these mini's. I just love their little scarves. ...more...

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Svenson

My friend Meghan, is beautiful, fearless, smart, fun, and a darn good knitter!!  About this time last year, she set out on the task of knitting her husband a sweater.  The challenge....Brooklyn Tweeds Svenson using Brooklyn Tweeds Arbor in colorway Dorado, purchased at Churchmouse Yarns & Teas.  Meghan had never done cables before, and a mans...

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MORE Hats

Yep, my friend Yvonne has the same thing going on with the hats.  She donates her for charity auction!  Here are her latest three.... First - Wavy Legs by Jody Brown!  The yarn that Yvonne used is Madelinetosh Tosh DK.  Yvonne purchased her yarn at WEBS, Northampton, Massachusetts! … and as my grandson would say 'gain' Here's Wavy Legs 2.  This...

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Caps, Caps & more Caps

My friend Lynn has moved to Missouri....BUT, it can get cold in the winter time there.  Lynn knits sweaters, capes, ponchos, socks, hats, cowls, baby blankets.....you name it!  But right now, she's on a tear for knit caps.  Here are her two latest!  First up...Cote-Nord Cap by Amy Christoffers.  This pattern was originally published in the...

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Here Comes Santa Clause

Is your LYS decorating for Christmas yet?  Well, if not, I'm sure they are planning that.  I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet.  BUT, in the knitting world, the art of gift giving has to start early.  Look what Ronda over at Main St. Yarn Shop (Hartford, Wisconsin) made.  I wonder if she will have classes for these fun little guys or if they...

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A Hat, A Shawl & Some Baby Socks

Carmel started out the year knitting fair isle hats, and she's still doing that, and here it is November now.  She's even started teaching others fair isle knitting.  Here is her Epistropheid hat by Kate Davies.  I love the way it turned out, and the pom pom is perfection!! Next up with Sherri, owner of Rainy Day Yarns in Gig Harbor Washington. ...

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Galiano Socks

Tracy from the Grocery Girls has now designed 2 new patterns for socks.  They are both amazing, but here is her first design...Galiano Socks.  These socks were named for a retreat that she and Jody attended in British Columbia's Galiano Island.  They had a magical time and Tracy designed these socks and named them for her trip and her...

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Mariner Socks

Years ago when I first started America's Knitting, I met a local gal (to me), that dyed yarn.  She did a yarn that had the colors of our local major league baseball team (Seattle Mariners) in it.  Every season the ball club had an event called Stitch 'n Pitch.  I had decided that I would be a vendor and showcase our website and how it worked. I...

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Midnight Craving

Diana, our Ravelry moderator, knit Midnight Craving by Jennifer Weissman.  Diana used Malabrigo Yarn Sock in colorway #857 light of Love purchased at Rainy Day Yarns in Gig Harbor, Washington.  Doesn't this picture just scream SPRING?? Midnight Craving is a paid pattern over on Ravelry.  I love it, and the shawl.  I'm so inspired, I have to go...

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Tiny Lumberjack

Debbie, a member of our Ravelry group, and also somewhat local to us here at America's Knitting, knit this adorable Tiny Lumberjack hat, designed by Fiona Alice!  the yarn that Debbie used is Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport.  It seems like we are always looking for hats for baby, and toddlers.  I also love how you are seeing people wearing more...

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