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Win a Knit Vest Kit!

Skacel wants to help keep your hands busy with an exciting new sweepstakes, featuring fantastic fibers and notable needles. Each week throughout February, one lucky knitter will win an all-inclusive HiKoo® project kit, concluding with an Addi® inspired Grand Prize drawing on the final day of the month! Week #1: HiKoo® Sueno Worsted Tonal Winding…

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What are buff mittens?

A note from Kathleen: Today PieceWork editor Jeane Hutchins is here to tell you about an absolutely darling pair of mittens, and how they came to be. For the Fall 2011 edition of PieceWork‘s special issue Knitting Traditions, Joanna Johnson explored buff knitting in her article “Annis Holmes’s Buff Knitting: Preserving and Updating a North…

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Win a Year’s Worth of Knitting Patterns!

Bergère de France puts over sixty-five years of yarn know-how at your service. Created by Robert Petit in 1946, the company is still family owned and is now run by Robert’s son, Jean-Louis, and grandson, Geoffroy. Bergère de France has developed a perfect balance of time-honored tradition and the latest technical innovations. Based in Bar-le-Duc,…

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Sock Knitting Patterns: Every Which Way

Socks are a perennial favorite with knitters, and new sock patterns are always exciting. Just check out the Slippery Slope Socks by General Hogbuffer, at right. Stunners, I think. These socks are coming up in the Spring 2016 issue of Interweave Knits. General Hogbuffer (love the name!) uses a variegated and a solid contrast yarn…

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Win a Cable Knit Jacket Kit!

Bergère de France puts over sixty-five years of yarn know-how at your service. Created by Robert Petit in 1946, the company is still family owned and is now run by Robert’s son, Jean-Louis, and grandson, Geoffroy. Bergère de France has developed a perfect balance of time-honored tradition and the latest technical innovations. Based in Bar-le-Duc,…

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Win a cardigan knitting pattern kit!

Bergère de France puts over sixty-five years of yarn know-how at your service. Created by Robert Petit in 1946, the company is still family owned and is now run by Robert’s son, Jean-Louis, and grandson, Geoffroy. Bergère de France has developed a perfect balance of time-honored tradition and the latest technical innovations. Based in Bar-le-Duc,…

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Just a Little Knit Shawl

I have little shawls on my mind. I talked last week about my red shawl that’s next in the queue, and today, I’m loving Ship That Shawl by Megi Burcl. We’re getting ready for the new year and a whole slew of new kits, too, so we need to clear the decks for the upcoming…

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Yarny Resolutions

I’m not a fan of new year’s resolutions, mostly because I never keep them. Loose weight, eat more veggies, clean more, etc. The usual suspects. This year, I’m only making resolutions of the knitting type. I’ve done this before, and it worked pretty well. My last success was to finish my unfinished projects, or—gasp—frog the…

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Win a knitted pullover sweater kit from Bergère de France!

Bergère de France puts over sixty-five years of yarn know-how at your service. Created by Robert Petit in 1946, the company is still family owned and is now run by Robert’s son, Jean-Louis, and grandson, Geoffroy. Bergère de France has developed a perfect balance of time-honored tradition and the latest technical innovations. Based in Bar-le-Duc,…

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Merry Christmas to You

I hope your day is going great, and that everyone enjoyed all of your handmade gifts. We knit a little love into every stitch of our gifts, and it’s such a joy to see that love reflected in our friends and family’s eyes when they open their knitted presents. Knit a gift for yourself! You…